Just the mention of the word dentist can strike fear in some of the toughest people on earth.
But here's some good news about the profession.
Thousands of them are in Honolulu right now to talk about the latest techniques for the dreaded root canal.
It's the American Association of Endodontists meeting at the Hawaii Convention Center and they brought cash.
The conference is expected to create about $13 million in visitor spending and $1.3 million in state tax money.
It's the holiday season and that means parties, fun and for some, drinking. However, police are on the lookout for drunk drivers. One family offered a reminder on Sunday, why it's important to not drink and drive.
KHON2 is learning more about the elderly man who died after being attacked in Chinatown.
83-year-old Mamerto "Eddie" Semana was found on Kukui Street early Wednesday morning not far from where he lived.
Dry weather conditions made for a great day as thousands of runners participated in the 41st Annual Honolulu Marathon.