The Maui Newshttp://www.mauinews.comTop Headlinesen-usThu, 18 Dec 2014 20:24:39 EDTThu, 18 Dec 2014 20:24:39 EDT climb at health exchange (AP) - The Hawaii Health Connector has signed up about 3,500 people for health insurance in the past month, an improvement from last year, when just 275 people signed up for coverage in the first month of the troubled health exchange.Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDT'Nut rage' gives isle macadamia nuts boost (AP) - A Korean Air Lines executive's tantrum over bagged nuts in a first-class cabin is drawing enough attention to give Hawaii's $38 million macadamia nut industry a boost.Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTLava on course to reach gas stations, stores - Lava from a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island is on course to reach a shopping center with a gas station and a supermarket in seven to 10 days, officials said Monda.Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTPublic may get to view cooling Big Isle lava (AP) - The public could soon get an up-close look at portions of the cooling lava flow on Hawaii's Big Island. The plan is to let people walk up to - but not on - the lava, said Hawaii County Civil Defense administrator Darryl Oliveira.Sun, 14 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDTState / In Brief's gas prices dip below $3 a gallon HONOLULU - Gas prices are dipping below $3 a gallon in some parts of Oahu for the first time in seven years. But the state still has the highest gas prices in the nation, followed by Alaska and New York.Sun, 14 Dec 2014 00:00:00 EDT