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Fund helps crash victims’ families

WAILUKU, Maui (AP) — Billionaire technology entrepreneur Larry Ellison’s management company for Lanai established a fund to provide financial assistance to the families of those killed or injured when a small plane crashed on the island in February.

Health-exchange money request denied

HONOLULU — The head of Hawaii’s troubled health connector said Friday that the federal government denied a request that would have improved its financial situation by allowing it to spend its money more slowly.