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  • Data breaches earn UH an 'F'

    Personal information in nearly 260,000 records has been exposed since 2005, a report says
    Star Advertiser - Nov 18, 2010

    A national organization has given the University of Hawaii a grade of "F" for online security breaches that exposed Social Security numbers and other sensitive information in nearly 260,000 records.The Liberty Coalition, a nonprofit civil liberties watchdog group, yesterday said more than half of the estimated 479,000 Hawaii records breached since 2005 were those mishandled by UH.PERSONAL DATA AT RISKA report by the Liberty Coalition, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit civil liberties watchdog group, states that: » Since 2005, at least 479,000 Hawaii records have been breac

  • Energy reform a top goal

    The gubernatorial candidates lay out their plans to boost state's use of alternative fuel
    Star Advertiser - Oct 10, 2010

    Former U.S. Rep. Neil Abercrombie and Lt. Gov. James "Duke" Aiona want to keep Hawaii on course to significantly reduce dependence on imported fossil fuel, but the candidates for governor differ on the best policy and regulatory framework to develop alternative energy.

  • Quake victims remembered

    Star Advertiser - Sep 28, 2010

    Village and church bells will ring 34 times tomorrow across American Samoa in remembrance of the 34 lives lost when a series of earthquake-driven waves began pounding the island territory one year ago at 6:48 a.m.
    In Honolulu, 2,600 miles away, Roshian Lafaele will be finalizing plans to return home to American Samoa on Thursday to mark the anniversary of the deaths of her cousin and two aunts in the deadly tsunami.
    "People are getting back to their routines," said Lafaele, a 23-year-old graduate student at Hawaii Pacific University, "but it's still hard."