Sen. Daniel Akaka, 87, is “feeling good” after his family sought medical attention for him “out of an abundance of caution” over the weekend, a spokesman said.
“He was diagnosed with dehydration,” Akaka spokesman Jesse Broder Van Dyke said in an email.
As DC808 reported earlier on Monday, Akaka was one of four senators to miss a key vote in Washington on Monday. Asked if Akaka was hospitalized, Broder Van Dyke said the senator’s family is not releasing any more information at this time. …
Virgin America, recently acquired by Alaska Air, expanded its Honolulu service Thursday with daily flights to and from Los Angeles. Virgin will add flights between LAX and Kahului-Maui in June.
Sine Die At Hawaii Legislature
The House and Senate will conclude the 2016 session Thursday. Civil Beat will be there and reporting on the happenings.
KCC Chancellor Richards To Retire
Following a series of campus no confidence votes, University of Hawaii System leaders announced Wednesday that Kapiolani Community College Chancellor Leon Richards will step down after KCC’s May 15 commencement.