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Insurance ‘Hell’ Leaves Many Injured Workers Broken

In Hawaii’s workers’ comp system, people with long-lasting injuries are often forced to battle doctors hand-picked by insurance companies to get treatment.

This Woman Lost 10 Years Battling A System Where Insurers Call The Shots

Hobbled by pain from work injuries, Vanessa Sylva had to overcome medical reports by insurance doctors that challenged her need for surgeries.

Consent To Kids At Heart Of Gay Couple’s Child Support Case

UPDATED: Woman asks Hawaii Supreme Court to sever her parental rights to a child who her wife gave birth to.

Civil Beat Poll: Voters Just Say No To Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

Survey respondents 50 and older aren’t ready to take the step, and in Hawaii, older voters still call the shots.

How Will Hawaiian Airlines Weather Its Big Transition In 2018?

With a new chief executive and the bulk of a new fleet set to arrive, Hawaii’s dominant airline will face a major competitor — Southwest Airlines.

Community Voices

Tom Yamachika: When Is Gambling Criminal Conduct? Flickr: BarricadeCaptures

Tom Yamachika: When Is Gambling Criminal Conduct?

Questions have been raised in Hawaii about an online “casino” game called Star Wars: Battlefront II.

Finding Hawaii Heroes In A School Cafeteria Michelle Galimba

Finding Hawaii Heroes In A School Cafeteria

Meet two men who are bringing locally grown products to local school lunch menus.

Do You Even Know Who Your Leaders Are?

Do You Even Know Who Your Leaders Are?

There is no excuse for not getting involved in the Hawaii political process.

Trump’s Monumental Mistake In The Pacific U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

Trump’s Monumental Mistake In The Pacific

Shrinking a national marine protected area near Hawaii and allowing fishing are not in the nation’s best interests