Honolulu airport worker seriously hurt after being pinned by luggage containers.
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Honolulu airport worker seriously hurt after being pinned by luggage containers
According to Honolulu Emergency Medical Services and DOT, the “tug” towing the luggage containers rolled and momentarily pinned the 49-year-old woman’s lower legs against a curb at about 5:30 a.m. She was transported to the hospital in serious condition.
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Hawai‘i attorney files class action lawsuit over popular chain’s $2 ‘inflation fee,’ calling it deceptive
Honolulu consumer attorney Brandee Faria says a $2 inflation fee charged by Roman’s Macaroni Grill was not disclosed in the restaurant, by servers or on the menu. It only showed up as a menu item on receipts. The restaurant has stopped charging the fees since receiving complaints from around the country.
Hawai‘i reports 2,211 Covid cases, 3 deaths
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