By MARILYNN MARCHIONE
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The flu season is winding down across much of the mainland, but it’s still going strong in Hawaii.
Hawaii residents on Medicare saved last year more than $26 million on prescription drug costs, according to a report issued Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Health &Human Services.
BANGKOK (AP) — Bugs in a gourmet kitchen are usually something to be squashed or swatted. But at Le Cordon Bleu, the esteemed French cooking school, chefs and food scientists spent a week simmering, sauteing and grilling insects to extract innovative flavors they say could open a new gastronomic frontier.
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Vegetarian is hot. Vegan is even hotter. But what about raw diets, the extreme and sometimes labor-intensive end of the healthy eating spectrum? That’s much cooler. By design.
February is Valentine’s month and we often think of red velvet cake because it is red and perfect for Valentine’s Day.
This is the pork tenderloin that was supposed to be a chicken. But it ended up being one of those delicious mistakes I was so glad I made.
NEW YORK (AP) — It’s a fine time for history geeks with a thing for Alexander Hamilton. A hip-hop-and-history musical called “Hamilton” — inspired by an 800-page biography — just opened off-Broadway and is sold out for months. Fans of the man, book or musical can also visit a variety of places connected to Hamilton, from his Harlem home to the New Jersey waterfront where he was shot in a duel.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington National Cathedral has finished the first phase of work to repair damage from a 2011 earthquake, but the church must still raise $22 million to complete exterior repairs.
FAYSTON, Vt. (AP) — Ski resorts are expecting visitors to flock to the mountains of northern New England and upstate New York as the snow-shrouded region heads into the mid-winter school break, a prime period for winter tourism.
ROSALIE, Dominica (AP) — “Are you sure this is the right way?” I asked, my leg flailing to find another crevice in the tree knots below me. Luca, my husband, responded with a grunt — not very reassuring.
R. Carlos Nakai and Peter Kater are in concert for a special evening of music, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Kahilu Theatre in Waimea.
Choreographer Kyle Abraham brings Abraham.In.Motion’s PAVEMENT to the Big Island for a pair of shows.
Ohana Arts presents “Peace on Your Wings,” a musical about the real-life story of Sadako Sasaki, a 12-year-old who inspired millions worldwide despite contracting leukemia as a result of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima.
ATLANTA — Former Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran has filed a federal lawsuit against Mayor Kasim Reed and the city, saying he was fired last month because of his religion.