Exchange sees more sign-ups

HONOLULU — The Hawaii Health Connector has signed up about 3,500 people for health insurance during the past month, an improvement from last year when just 275 people signed up for coverage in the first month of the troubled health exchange taking enrollments.

Local News

New buses, mechanics added to fleet

Improvements to the county’s Hele-on bus system that were promised when fares were hiked in mid-2013 are finally taking shape, with new vehicles and more mechanics helping reduce downtime and late buses.

Local Sports

BIIF girls basketball: Konawaena breaks into national poll

KAILUA-KONA — Five-time state champion Konawaena is familiar with the role of Goliath, but last week the Wildcats played the part of David, battling against three nationally ranked squads loaded with college prospects at the Iolani Classic on Oahu.






Talk about a wildfire

WASHINGTON — First there’s the spark, then the conflagration, followed by the litigation and then, surely, the movie.



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