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Veteran reaches out during near-death experience, credits congresswoman for survival

Andy Jamila has served the Waimanalo community as an advocate for decades. Before that, he proudly served his country.

“When they asked me to pick up a rifle, I picked up a rifle,” he said. 446 more words


Where to get a free doughnut on National Donut Day

Several bakeries in Hawaii are offering free doughnuts in celebration of National Donut Day on Friday, June 5.

One free doughnut will be given to each customer while supplies last with a percentage of proceeds from sales of additional doughnuts to benefit The Salvation Army – Hawaiian and Pacific Islands Division. 180 more words


Tripler to pay $4.2 million after botched gastric bypass surgery

A multi-million dollar award has just been announced following what attorneys called a botched surgery.

A judge ordered Tripler Army Medical Center to pay $4.25 million to Christina Mettias, a former Hawaii woman who underwent gastric bypass surgery there in September 2010. 249 more words


Tripler Army chaplains reach out to homeless

Tripler Army Medical Center and dozens of other groups provided a one-stop resource center Saturday for the homeless in Waimanalo.

The one-day event at Waimanalo Elementary and Intermediate School targeted homeless service members, veterans and their families, connecting them with resources and service providers from healthcare to substance abuse treatment and benefits. 125 more words


Man charged in Salt Lake murder appears in court

A man accused of killing a man on Salt Lake Boulevard appeared in court for the first time Thursday.

A judge confirmed bail for Dale Rodriguez Jr., 41, at $1 million and ordered him to appear in court again next Monday. 166 more words


Long Overdue Annabeth Update

Wow, I haven’t posted since August.  To be fair, the 3rd trimester kicked my ass.  I was so tired that an hour after I woke up, I couldn’t keep my eyes open.   1,920 more words


An Announcement

We’ve actually known this since before we left for Washington back in March, but wanted to keep it to ourselves for a while.  A long while.   840 more words