Action Line: drip fees

Action Line Consumer Alert: Drip fees

Have you ever heard of "drip" fees? If you've ever rented a car for a quoted price, but ended up paying more than that, you may have been dripped. They're called drip fees because they trickle down, adding to the price you pay on your bill. …
New Orleans Police Superintendent Ronal Serpas announces the issuance of an arrest warrant for 19-year-old Akien Scott in the Mother's Day shootings during a news conference in front of police headquarters in New Orleans, Monday, May 13, 2013. Scott's photo is on the front of the podium. (AP Photo/Bill Haber)

Police ID suspect in New Orleans mass shooting

Police identified a 19-year-old man as a suspect in the shooting of nearly 20 people during a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans, saying several people had identified him as the gunman.…
FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 24, 2007 file photo, actor Kiefer Sutherland arrives at the Fox Fall Eco-Casino party in Los Angeles. Fox, facing the ebbing ratings power of "American Idol," is betting big on its first miniseries showcase, starting with a limited-edition "24," and shows from heavyweight producers Seth MacFarlane and J.J. Abrams to invigorate its schedule. The "24" miniseries will clock in at half its running length, and the 12 episodes will be chronological but will skip some hours, Kevin Reilly, Fox Entertainment chairman, said Monday, May 13, 2013. It likely will kick off the event franchise in May. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

Fox schedule includes ’24′ return

Fox, facing the ebbing ratings power of "American Idol," is betting big on its first miniseries showcase starting with a limited-edition "24," and shows from heavyweight producers Seth MacFarlane and J.J. Abrams to invigorate its schedule.…
UH Cancer Center

UH plays key role in colon cancer research

It's a study that made headlines for being the first to show a link between smoking and an increased risk for colon cancer, especially in women. The lead researcher of that study is now teaming up with the University of Hawaii.…
Honolulu Police Department Officers

HPD holding memorial service for fallen officers

The Honolulu Police Department is commemorating those lost in the line of duty during National Police Week. A memorial service to honor the fallen officers will be held at the State Capitol Monday evening.…
County of Kauai Seal

Kauai: Hanapepe bridge to close Friday

The Department of Public Works has scheduled a one-day closure of the old Hanapepe Bridge on Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.…
FILE - In this Sept. 1, 1987 file photo, Dr. Joyce Brothers takes a break from a busy schedule in Los Angeles to talk about her upcoming television series, "The Psychology Behind the News." Brothers died Monday, May 13, 2013, in New York City, according to publicist Sanford Brokaw. She was 85. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

Popular psychologist Joyce Brothers dead at 85

Joyce Brothers, the pop psychologist who pioneered the television advice show in the 1950s and enjoyed a long and prolific career as a syndicated columnist, author, and television and film personality, has died. She was 85.…
This undated handout photo provided by Mcdonald's shows  Quarter Pounder with Cheese sandwiches, featuring thick cut bacon. McDonald's is adding three new Quarter Pounders to its menu as the fast-food chain looks to offer cheaper premium burgers while capitalizing on one of its most popular brands. (AP Photo/McDonald's, Claire Quinn)

McDonald’s adding 3 new Quarter Pounders to menu

McDonald's is adding three new Quarter Pounders to its menu as the fast-food chain looks to offer cheaper premium burgers while capitalizing on one of its most popular brands.…
FILE - In this March 8, 2010 file photo, Dr. Kermit Gosnell is seen during an interview with the Philadelphia Daily News at his attorney's office in Philadelphia. Gosnell was found guilty Monday, May 13, 2013 of found guilty of first-degree murder in the deaths of three babies born alive but acquitted in the death of a fourth baby. Gosnell was also found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the overdose death of a patient. (AP Photo/Philadelphia Daily News, Yong Kim, File)

Philly abortion doctor guilty in 3 babies’ deaths

An abortion doctor was convicted Monday of first-degree murder and could face execution in the deaths of three babies who were born alive and then killed with scissors at his grimy, "house of horrors" clinic.…
O.J. Simpson appears in court at Clark County Regional Justice Center in Las Vegas, Monday, May 13, 2013. Simpson, who is currently serving a nine-to-33-year sentence in state prison as a result of his October 2008 conviction on armed robbery and kidnapping charges, is seeking a new trial, claiming that trial lawyer Yale Galanter had conflicted interests and shouldn't have handled Simpson's armed case. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, Jeff Scheid, Pool)

OJ returns to Las Vegas court in bid for new trial

The shackles and blue prison garb seemed to weigh down O.J. Simpson as he returned to a Las Vegas courtroom on Monday to ask for a new trial in the armed robbery-kidnapping case that sent him to prison in 2008.…
Waikiki

Hawaii hotels bring in record revenues

Statewide hotel revenues which include room sales, food and beverage, retail, and parking set a new first quarter record of $1.43 billion.…
MRC Greenwood

MRC Greenwood speaks out about future plans, legacy

Graduates of the University of Hawaii Medical School took part in special ceremony at the Kennedy Theater on Sunday. One of the speakers who stepped up to the podium to congratulate this MD class of 2013 was UH President MRC Greenwood.…
Police

Police week celebrations begin

This week is National Police Week. It is a time to honor and remember law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty.…
Thomas Square

Public invited to share ideas to improve city park

It sits in the heart of Honolulu and most recently has been the local headquarters of the Occupy protest movement. Now, the city wants to renovate Thomas Square and give it a new purpose.…