Kaiser has a new contract with Maui Memorial hospital to provide 24/7 inpatient pediatric care. Most children admitted at Maui Memorial will actually be treated by Kaiser docs starting June 15. Maui Memorial has had financial issues for years, and while this could lead to an improvement in some case, it also means Kaiser did not find it practical to acquire the hospital outright.
A kitchen fire that injured one worker has temporarily closed both restaurants in Volcano House. The hotel itself remains open and the restaurants could reopen tomorrow. If you're staying there, there are several good restaurants within a few minutes' drive, so ask about that.
Andrew Cherng, owner of Panda Express, has paid 15 million dollars for a house on Kahala Avenue. I'm not going to describe it because Cherng considers it a teardown. PBN says it did sell for 11 million less than its original list price.
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