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Monday | The Honolulu Advertiser

Agricultural law is focus of campaign

Carvalho is vying for a second four-year term as mayor, running against Debralynn DeSilva Carveiro and first-time candidates Dustin Barca and Curtis Hendrix Lake.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Business Journal

Construction begins on affordable apartments on Kauai

Construction has begun on 144-unit affordable housing complex on Kauai's North Shore near Princeville for people with a median income of $38,160 for one-person households and $43,620 for two-person households, according to the Kauai County Housing Agency.

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Switched

The GMO Authority: Who Should Regulate Hawaii's GMO And Pesticide Use

The question of whether or not counties have the authority to regulate pesticide use and genetically engineered crops was at the center of a federal court hearing on Wednesday challenging Kauai County's new ordinance imposing buffer zones and disclosure requirements on biotechnology firms.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Hawaii County, HI, Maui County, HI

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Kauai man sues Hawaii PUC chairwoman over rental

Michael Sheehan, of Hanalei, filed a lawsuit against Hermina Morita and her husband last week, accusing them of nuisance, negligence and violating state law, The Garden Island reported .

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Related Topix: Hanalei, HI

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Kauai man sues Hawaii PUC chairwoman over rental

Michael Sheehan, of Hanalei, filed a lawsuit against Hermina Morita and her husband last week, accusing them of nuisance, negligence and violating state law, The Garden Island reported .

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Related Topix: Hanalei, HI

West Hawaii Today

Big Island unemployment rate increased in June

The Big Island's unemployment rate increased while the statewide unemployment rate held steady in June 2014, according to the state Department of Labor and Industrial Relations.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Hawaii County, HI, Maui County, HI

The Honolulu Advertiser

Cooling tradewinds returning Tuesday afternoon

Cooling tradewinds are back in the forecast, but Oahu and Kauai residents can expect one more day of humid weather with the possibility of afternoon showers, National Weather Service forecasters said.

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Related Topix: Weather, Honolulu, HI, Kailua, HI

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Agribusinesses to challenge Kauai's GMO law in federal court hearing

A hearing will be held in U.S. District Court Wednesday in connection with a lawsuit against Kauai County filed by four seed companies seeking to block implementation of a new pesticides and GMO law.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Honolulu, HI

Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Rains from Wali arrive on Big Island

Moisture from the remnants of Tropical Storm Wali began moving over the Big Island Saturday morning, prompting the National Weather Service to issue a flood watch for Hawaii island and Maui because of the threat of heavy rain from the storm.

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Related Topix: Weather

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

iPad thief agrees to write letter of apology

LIHUE >> A 46-year-old Kapaa woman has pleaded no contest to allegations she stole an iPad belonging to a member of the Kauai County Council.

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Related Topix: Lihue, HI, Kapaa, HI

Packer

Let's ride - No GMO' all the way to tropical paradise

He posted a picture of some lovely young women holding signs that read "No GMO" and "Ban GMO" and chastising Dow, Syngenta and Monsanto for suing Kauai County in Hawaii , which voted in November to bag GMOs, except for papayas.

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Related Topix: Activism, Agriculture, Science, Opinion

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Cause of Coco Palms fire 'undetermined'

The cause of the fire at the shuttered Coco Palms Resort on Kauai has been classified as undetermined and the case remains under investigation, according to Kauai County spokeswoman Sarah Blane.

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Related Topix: Blue Hawaii, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Pop/Rock, Elvis Presley

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Courthouse News Service

Class Claims U.S. Bank Chilled Home Auctions

U.S. Bank manipulated the market to suppress public participation, drive down the price of foreclosed real property at auction and defraud Hawaii homeowners, a class action claims in state court.

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Related Topix: Maui County, HI

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Business Journal

University of Hawaii Board of Regents needs to fill six seats - now

The Candidate Advisory Council for the University of Hawaii has begun the recruitment process for six seats on the Board of Regents after two more resignations.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Neil Abercrombie, Democrat, Maui County, HI, Hawaii County, HI, Honolulu County, HI, US Governors

The Honolulu Advertiser

Debate leaves Kauai GMO petition in limbo

The issue threatens the petition because a charter amendment proposal needs only 5 percent of the voters to sign off while an initiative needs 20 percent.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Tree falls, closing Kauai's scenic 'Tree Tunnel' road

A large tree fell early Friday morning on Maluhia Road in Koloa, closing the scenic "Tree Tunnel' for several hours until the tree could be removed.

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Related Topix: Koloa, HI

Mon Jun 30, 2014

County of Maui

Chair's 3 Minutes: Committees consider bills on GMO moratorium, Kihei housing

A bill placing a moratorium on the cultivation of genetically engineered organisms will be considered at Monday's Policy and Intergovernmental Affairs Committee meeting at 1:30 p.m. More than 9,000 registered voters signed an initiative petition requesting an ordinance to place a moratorium on the cultivation of genetically engineered organisms.

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Related Topix: Kihei, HI, Maui County, HI, Agriculture, Science, Hawaii County, HI

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