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State: Hepatitis A confirmed in West Hawaii food worker

Jul 26 2016 - 1:10pm || Comments

The Hawaii State Department of Health has confirmed a new case of hepatitis A infection in a Hawaii Island food service employee. The employee has a history of exposure on Oahu and worked at the fast food and catering restaurant, Sushi Shiono Waikoloa in the Waikoloa Beach Resort, Queen’s MarketPlace from July 5-21, according to a DOH statement.

  • | Posted: Jul 20 2016 - 10:17am

    U.S. Rep. Mark Takai died this morning in his Honolulu home after a nine-month battle with cancer, his office said in a statement.

  • | Posted: Jul 20 2016 - 10:17am

    U.S. Rep. Mark Takai died this morning in his Honolulu home after a nine-month battle with cancer, his office said in a statement.

  • Posted: Jul 20 2016 - 9:38am

    A Puna man was arrested Tuesday after he reportedly called a community association employee’s home, threatening to take a shotgun to a future meeting and shoot everyone present.

  • Posted: Jul 20 2016 - 12:05am

    During the week of July 11-17, Hawaii Island police arrested 21 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant. Five of the drivers were involved in traffic crashes. Three of the drivers were younger than 21.

  • | Posted: Jul 20 2016 - 12:05am

    Heavy rain from the remnants of former Hurricane Celia necessitated an ocean rescue of seven beachgoers by Hawaii Fire Department personnel off Hakalau early Monday evening.

  • | Posted: Jul 20 2016 - 12:05am

    The state Supreme Court on Tuesday reversed the state Ethic’s Commission’s ruling that a Connections New Century Public Charter School employee violated the state’s conflict-of-interest law for purchases made in 2006 and 2007.

  • | Posted: Jul 20 2016 - 12:05am

    Those stuck in traffic on Alii Drive in Kailua-Kona might find this hard to believe, but the number of vehicles using the road actually decreased during the past few years.

  • | Posted: Jul 20 2016 - 12:05am

    Just after 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, a sea-weary Margie Woods caught glimpse of Kauai — and nearly broke into tears.

  • | Posted: Jul 20 2016 - 12:05am

    Just after 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, a sea-weary Margie Woods caught glimpse of Kauai — and nearly broke into tears.

  • | Posted: Jul 20 2016 - 12:05am

    Remnants of Tropical Storm Celia brought heavy but localized rains to the Big Island this week, with places such as Laupahoehoe receiving more than 3 inches in a 24-hour period.

  • | Posted: Jul 20 2016 - 12:05am

    Remnants of Tropical Storm Celia brought heavy but localized rains to the Big Island this week, with places such as Laupahoehoe receiving more than 3 inches in a 24-hour period.

  • Posted: Jul 19 2016 - 6:25pm

    A 69-year-old Hilo man died Friday at a Honolulu hospital from injuries he sustained in a motor vehicle-pedestrian collision at the intersection of Kilauea Avenue and Ohea Street in Hilo on May 25.

  • | Posted: Jul 19 2016 - 9:43am

    Heavy rains from the remnants of the former Hurricane Celia necessitated an ocean rescue of seven beach-goers by Hawaii County Fire Department personnel off Hakalau early Monday evening.

  • | Posted: Jul 19 2016 - 12:05am

    Trial for the mother of Peter Kema Jr., aka “Peter Boy,” was postponed until next year.

  • | Posted: Jul 19 2016 - 12:05am

    Trial for the mother of Peter Kema Jr., aka “Peter Boy,” was postponed until next year.