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|Hawai‘i may boost Medicaid payments to help patients access care
State lawmakers are considering boosting Medicaid reimbursement rates for health care providers in an effort to improve access to care for low-income residents who often struggle to find doctors willing to take their insurance. Star-Advertiser.
Cargo ships put Hawaiʻi’s fragile marine ecosystem at risk of a deadly coral pathogen
Since its first identification in Florida in 2014, stony coral tissue loss disease has earned a reputation as being deadly. Scientists suspect cargo ships could put places like Hawai‘i at risk for SCTLD because ships occasionally import invasive species to the islands. Hawaii Public Radio.
Hawai‘i abortion protection bill heads to governor
Why this Hawai‘i lawmaker’s job with a major construction company raises concern
Pilot program to return houseless people to the continent advances at the Legislature
Bill would legalize the sale of raw milk
State lawmakers seek to bolster school lunch program
Gambling bills go bust in Legislature
Bill removes power to suspend electronic media during emergency
Gov. Green considers nominations for intermediate court of appeals
Hirono condemns proposed 50% cut in cost of living allowance for military families in Hawaiʻi
School councils are supposed to be the local school boards in Hawai‘i. But they’re hit or miss
Kamehameha Schools quietly selecting new board trustee
Former Gov. Ige gets another lava tube award
Hawaiian relics, including Queen Lili‘uokalani’s personal flag, to be returned
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My Job Is Helping Patients Access Health and Social Services
Community health care professional Airleen Lucero works on the front line of medicine: outreach and education… read more.
|Plans for $300M emergency base move ahead
A state agency spearheading the First Responder Technology Campus finalized an environmental impact statement for the project earlier this month, and many Hawai‘i lawmakers appear poised to appropriate $100 million to begin building an initial phase. Star-Advertiser.
Hawai‘i Convention Center needs more than $15M quick fix for leaks
HPD urged to use recruit incentives and create Wai‘anae patrol district
Navy works to repair wastewater plant amid more issues
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Doug Rogers of Moss Construction Recognized as 2023 Outstanding Union Builder of the Year
In less than a decade, under Rogers’ leadership, Moss Construction built partnerships with local companies that are addressing affordable housing and climate change… read more.
|Kona Community Hospital Pharmacy needs funds to stay operational
The pharmacy at Kona Community Hospital needs an additional $2.3 million from the state Legislature to comply with federal regulations or risk closure, potentially affecting over 500 chemotherapy patients. West Hawaii Today.
Military dignitaries from around the world make stop at Pōhakuloa Training Area on Hawai‘i Island
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The Downtown Honolulu Parking Guide is Back
Need a parking space in the city for a month or just a day? Check our online guide, which includes locations, daily and monthly prices, and more information to find the right place at the right price... read more.
|Maui Health employees vote ‘No’ in latest contract offer, strike to continue
Nearly 500 Maui Health System employees rejected the latest three-year contract offer. Represented by the United Public Workers AFSCME, Local 646, AFL-CIO, the employees had three days to ratify the fourth contract agreement with Maui Health. KITV4.
State takes control of grounded boat near Maui cultural site
|1 Hotel Hanalei Bay opens after $300M overhaul
1 Hotel Hanalei Bay, which opened in February on Kaua‘i, aims to set new standards of sustainability for the luxury hotel market — an expensive quest that contributed to an investment approaching $2.1 million per room, among the expenditure highs for purchasing and transforming a resort in Hawai‘i. Star-Advertiser.
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