Keynote: Health care’s role in Hawaii’s economic outlook – State of Reform

Keynote: Health care’s role in Hawaii’s economic outlook - State of Reform

Representing unique perspectives on Hawaii’s economic landscape, three executives shared their thoughts on how the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the state’s welfare and communities at our recent 2022 Hawaii State of Reform Health Policy Conference. Ray Vara, president and CEO of Hawaii Pacific Health, John Fink, CEO of Aloha United Way, and David Lassner, … Read more

Michael Rapaport Outraged As Alleged Rite Aid Shoplifter Walks Past Security

Michael Rapaport Outraged As Alleged Rite Aid Shoplifter Walks Past Security

Play video content 1:16 PM PT — A law enforcement source tells us the NYPD is officially investigating the case as petit larceny. Among the items stolen — totaling about $500 — include Trojan condoms, Nexus shampoo, Pantene shampoo, Dove soap, electric shaver, Neutrogena conditioner, Old Spice, Axe products, Elvive hair treatment, Conair products, Cremo … Read more

Could a spacecraft ‘catch up’ to interstellar visitor ‘Oumuamua in just 26 years?

Could a spacecraft 'catch up' to interstellar visitor 'Oumuamua in just 26 years?

Could we send a spacecraft to the giant, cigar-shaped interstellar interloper ‘Oumuamua? Should we? In 2017, astronomers detected a space rock from another solar system whizzing through our cosmic neighborhood for the first time ever. The rock, called ‘Oumuamua, passed us by and sailed through our solar system leaving behind questions that remain to this … Read more

Meat Loaf’s family should address COVID-19

Meat Loaf's family should address COVID-19

Bat out of well(ness). Howard Stern wants Meat Loaf’s family to speak out about COVID-19 vaccines — and believes the late singer got sucked into a “cult.” The “Bat Out of Hell” singer died earlier this month at 74, reportedly of COVID-19. The late rocker had been vigorously opposed to masking and vaccine mandates. In … Read more

‘Spooky’ object that unleashes periodic bursts of energy detected in Milky Way

‘Spooky’ object that unleashes periodic bursts of energy detected in Milky Way

Astrophysicist Natasha Hurley-Walker was scanning radio signals across huge swaths of the cosmos in late 2020 when she and her colleagues stumbled on something they had never seen before. In a patch of sky that was monitored continuously over 24 hours, the scientists detected the appearance of a mysterious object that unleashed a giant burst … Read more