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1 hr ago | West Hawaii Today

Pining away | DHHL creating a Christmas tree farm on Mauna Kea slopes

Heather Simmons, executive director of the Hawaii Forest Institute and Hawaii Forest Industry Association, plants fir tree seedlings on the slopes of Mauna Kea on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Hawaii Government, Agriculture, Science, Laupahoehoe, HI, Hilo, HI

5 hrs ago | Seattle Times

Teddy’s Bigger Burgers: Aloha vibes by Green Lake

The Aloha Spirit in the form of a big, juicy burger is blooming in one of Seattle's most popular urban lakeside neighborhoods.

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Related Topix: Potatoes, Life, Food, Vegetables

13 hrs ago | Earthweek

Hawaiian Homes Could Be Threatened by Lava

Scientists monitoring Hawaii's Kilauea volcano say a new flow of lava that emerged in late June is advancing toward homes in the Kaohe neighborhood.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KPUA-AM Hilo

Study: Climate change to affect tourism industry

A University of Hawaii report is warning the state's tourism industry to start preparing now for the effects of climate change.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Hawai`i State Judiciary

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On August 26, Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald had the honor of presenting Darien Nagata with HSBA's Pro Bono Service Award.

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NBC12

Drugs killed Oklahoma inmate in troubled execution

Two high school buddies who loved to shoot hoops and crack jokes with their friends both converted to Islam in early adulthood and were somehow recruited by terror groups to leave the United States and die for... Two high school buddies who loved to shoot hoops and crack jokes with their friends converted to Islam in early adulthood and were ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison, Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, California, California Government, Hawaii Government, Criminal Defense Law, Law

West Hawaii Today

HHSC announces layoffs statewide

Hawaii Health Systems Corporation will begin eliminating positions across the statewide system as early as December, officials said this morning.

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West Hawaii Today

Hawaiian Telcom: 1,600 customers still without service after Iselle

While all but a relative handful of electrical customers have been restored service after Tropical Storm Iselle, about 1,600 Hawaiian Telcom customers remain without landline telephone and/or Internet service.

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Related Topix: Pahala, HI, Leilani Estates, HI, Hawaiian Beaches, HI, Hawaiian Paradise Park, HI

NorCalBlogs

Should we bomb Iceland's Bar arbunga volcano?

Aerial bombing of Hawaii's Mauna Loa volcano was done in the past, widening the eruption crater to minimize high flying volcanic ash problems.

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Related Topix: Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters

The Honolulu Advertiser

Kokua Line: Wheelchair lift at palace will be kaput till 'late 2015'

However, I cannot take him to Iolani Palace, which he very much wants to visit, because for a year and a half the wheelchair lift has been out of order.

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Related Topix: Hawaii Government, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Examiner.com

Polynesian Cultural Center to introduce new dining and retail

The expanded Hukilau Marketplace is currently under construction and set to open in January 2015 to the left of the Polynesian Cultural Center front entrance, as displayed in the image The expanded Hukilau Marketplace is currently under construction and set to open in January 2015 to the left of the Polynesian Cultural Center front entrance, as ... (more)

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Hawaii Travel, Theater, Arts, Hawaii Government

Wed Aug 27, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Lennon's killer sorry for being 'idiot'

IN a chilling transcript of his parole hearing, John Lennon's killer - denied release for the eighth time - says he still gets letters about the pain he has caused.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, John Lennon, Hawaii Government, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Business Journal

Maker of Maui's Ocean Vodka expanding into the rum business

Hawaii Sea Spirits will unveil the new Deep Island Hawaiian Rum at its Hawaii Sea Spirits Organic Farm and DIstillery in Kula on Monday and will start selling it throughout Hawaii on Oct. 1, the company said.

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Related Topix: Kula, HI

Samoa News

HNL office passes donation on to...

Brand new hooded sweaters originally intended for Samoa, are going "where its needed the most" according to Afimutasi Gus Hannemann, director of the ASG Office in Honolulu, after a business associate made the donation to ASG.

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Related Topix: Hawaii Government, Oceania, American Samoa

ThinkProgress

Hawaii's Largest Utility Announces Plan To Triple Rooftop Solar By 2030

Hawaiian Electric Companies on Tuesday announced their intention to triple the amount of rooftop solar in the state, just one part of a plan that the companies say will make Hawaii the highest renewable energy-using state in the country.

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Related Topix: Hawaii Government, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Solar Energy, US News, Liberal Political News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KITV-TV

"Aloha Puna" shirts raise money for recovery efforts

Creative Arts Hawaii, Aloha Grown, and Parker Ranch Store came together to make the "Aloha Puna" shirt and will be donating all the proceeds to the Hawaii Island United Way recovery efforts following damages brought by Iselle.

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Illinoisreview

Obama Proposal Would Authorize Some Americans to Secede

All posts, comments and statements made on IR are those of the authors only. Any disputes must be addressed to the writers, who are solely responsible for their posts, comments and statements.

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West Hawaii Today

Big Island police arrest 26 for alleged DUI

Hawaii Island police arrested 26 motorists for driving under the influence of an intoxicant between Aug. 18 and Sunday.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Seattle Center Festál: Live Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival to be Held 9/7

Ukuleles in abundance - 600 and counting - take center stage at Seattle Center Festl: Live Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Hawaii Government

The Honolulu Advertiser

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Alden Lee Ah Puck Aug. 19, 2014 Alden Lee Ah Puck, 51, of Paauilo, Hawaii, a former Waikoloa Land Co.

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Related Topix: Honolulu, HI, Paauilo, HI, Hilo, HI, Kukuihaele, HI

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