Howzit Howard - October 19, 2011

(HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaii is one of America's leading states in its progress toward greater use of solar power and other clean energies.

Howard Dicus has some data from a new state report.

Hawaiian Airlines, which lost money in the spring quarter, returned to profitability over the summer, though its $26 million profit was smaller than last year. And the Social Security Administration has announced the first cost-of-living increase in two years, 3.6% effective in the third week of January.