Late last year, Hawaii News Now reported that a woman injured by a falling coconut tree in Kuklo Beach Park filed a negligence suit against the city of Honolulu. The coconut tree crashed into the roof of a restroom and as a…more
Early this year, Big Island police reported that a 45-year-old man from Captain Cook died in a motorcycle collision. According the police, the cyclist was traveling on Route 11 when he rear-ended a stopped pickup truck. He was…more
An extremely compelling TED talk has been making its way around cyberspace and getting a notable amount of attention in world of public health. In 2012 Dr. Atul Gawande delivered a talk entitled, “Why We Need A New Kind of…more
Have you been involved in an accident on a construction site in Hawaii? If so, a ruling from Hawaii’s Court of Appeals may be relevant.
One of the many advantages of living in Hawaii is the opportunity to live close to the ocean and for some of us, to even live on the Ocean. Living on boat is a dream for many Americans and further, the US Census has reported…more
The Hawaii Injury Prevention Plan 2005–2010, released by the Hawaii State Department of Health's Injury Prevention and Control Program, is attempting to improve the health and safety of the residents of Hawaii by examining…more
It is reasonable to expect competent medical care from all hospitals and medical centers across the country. However, a hospital with patients who include active military, their families and veterans, should provide nothing…more
There is nothing like driving along the roads of Hawaii. Drivers enjoy the surrounding natural splendor that only the islands provide. However, Hawaii is also known to have some of the world’s most dangerous roads. Driving on…more
A 1998 Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) report on collisions between large trucks and other motor vehicles found that a majority of all fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred between a car and a truck. In…more
The Los Angeles Times reported in January 2012 that Hawaii had nearly 7.3 million visitors in 2011 and those numbers were expected to increase in 2012. Tourists have long been attracted to Hawaii’s beautiful natural landscapes,…more
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each year, one in 33 babies are born in the United States with birth defects, some of which may be lethal. The CDC also reports that in some years, birth…more
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