Hawaii community colleges were recently named the most affordable in the nation by a study conducted by the Pennsylvania State University of Graduate School of Education. Hawaii colleges were ranked third in overall college affordability including community college, four-year non-doctoral and private colleges. This news might come as a shock to many people who actually live … [Read more...] about Are Hawaii Community Colleges the most affordable in the nation?
Ohiʻa lehua is a flowering evergreen tree and are one of the few trees that's endemic to Hawaii. But Ohia trees on the Big Island are facing a mysterious threat: Rapid Ohia Death (ROD). On Dec. 23, 2015, the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) put out a news release saying that “hundreds of thousands of Ohia trees” have been killed by “a fungus called Ceratocystis … [Read more...] about Rapid Ohia Death is rampant on the Big Island. What would it do to Maui?
On Monday, Aug. 8, Haleakala National Park will hold a meeting at the Kipahulu Visitor Center from 5pm to 6:30pm. Another meeting will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016 at the Helene Hall in Hana from 5pm to 6:30pm. These meetings are being held to seek public input regarding proposed Kipahulu improvements as well as "to better protect natural and cultural resources while … [Read more...] about Haleakala National Park holds public meetings on proposed Kipahulu improvements
Running for public office is expensive. Hiring a staff, putting on events, getting registered voter lists and buying advertisements and signs can cost a lot. But everyone running for office has the opportunity to run their campaign either partially or completely on public funds. By doing so, candidates are less likely to take money from private sectors or firms therefore less … [Read more...] about Here are the Maui County candidates who’ve filed for public funds
There are many questions concerning the merger and acquisition of Time Warner Cable by Charter Communications, which occurred on May 18 of this year. Too many to list here, but here's one: what will happen to current subscribers' @hawaii.rr.com email accounts? We started by calling Charter's customer service line. Except they have no idea what will happen to the email … [Read more...] about In the Time Warner Cable/Charter/Spectrum merger, what will happen to everyone’s old email addresses?