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1 hr ago | Switched

11 Things That Are Weirdly Missing In Hawaii... And What They Can Teach You

We often define a destination by the traits, characteristics and features that it has.

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Related Topix: Hawaii Government, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Free Republic

GAO to investigate Hawaii Health Connector money

The Government Accountability Office confirmed on Wednesday it will investigate the Hawaii Health Connector's use of $204 million of federal grant money, according to Sen. Sam Slom.

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Related Topix: Hawaii Government

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Business Journal

Hawaii Health Connector's next target: small business owners

Small businesses will be the next target for the Hawaii Health Connector as it focuses its outreach and education efforts to employers, interim executive director Tom Matsuda told PBN in an exclusive interview.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Hawaii Government

West Hawaii Today

In Brief | Schools | 4-16-14

Applications are now available for the Alternate Energy Inc. $1,000 scholarship.

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Related Topix: Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Volcano, HI, Science, Ecology

West Hawaii Today

Today in West Hawaii history | April 16

April 16, 2004: Kohala Mountain Road is scheduled to reopen in May after heavy rains on March 14 washed out a 48-inch metal pipe culvert just north of the Kohala Ranch entrance.

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Related Topix: Kilauea, HI, Hilo, HI

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Hawaii weighs expanded coverage for infertility

Smith found out she would not qualify for health insurance coverage for the fertility treatments that are a mandatory part of coverage under Hawaii law.

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Related Topix: Hawaii Government, Medicine, Health, Infertility, Health Insurance

Business Journal

Hawaii Legislature OK's University of Hawaii hemp biofuel study

A bill that would allow the University of Hawaii to research uses, such as biofuel and toxin removal, for hemp has passed the Hawaii state Legislature and been sent to Gov. Neil Abercrombie for his signature.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Hawaii Government, US House of Representatives, Neil Abercrombie, Democrat, US Governors, Agriculture, Science

KPUA-AM Hilo

Hawaii bills draw clash on future developments

A bill that impacts development in Honolulu's urban core is touching off debate about the future of Hawaii and whether development will sprawl into rural areas.

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Related Topix: Hawaii Government

Hawai`i State Judiciary

Advocates for Abused and Neglected Children Needed

Maui, Hawaii Maui's Court Appointed Special Advocates Program is recruiting volunteers to be trained as advocates for abused and neglected children in the Family Court system.

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Related Topix: Wailuku, HI

Hawai`i State Judiciary

The Honorable Michael D. Wilson to be Sworn In as Associate Justice

The Honorable Michael D. Wilson will be sworn in as an associate justice of the Hawai`i Supreme Court on Thursday, April 17, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. in the Supreme Court courtroom, 417 South King Street.

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KITV-TV

Little fire ant colonies found on 4 acres in Waimanalo

The survey covering 50 acres helped inspectors determine the outbreak of little fire ants covers 4 acres of state land.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Free Dictionary

Oahu

The state capital, Honolulu, is on O ahu's southeast coast. Including small close-in offshore islands such as Ford Island and the islands in Kaneohe Bay and off the eastern coast, it has a total land area of 596.7 square miles , making it the 20th largest island in the United States.

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Related Topix: Honolulu, HI, Kaneohe, HI, Makaha, HI, Waianae, HI

West Hawaii Today

Today in West Hawaii history | April 14

April. 14, 2004: Konawaena's Kristin Kitaoka, left, drives past Kealakehe's Leila Kang during a 63-26 Konawaena victory at Kealakehe High School.

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Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Hawaii County, HI, Hilo, HI

Honolulu

New Book: 'The Value of Hawaii 2'

The new volume is scheduled to publish in April by UH Press. A series of discussions and events will coincide with the release of The Value of Hawaii 2: Ancestral Roots, Oceanic Visions, and will be announced at thevalueofhawaii.com .

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Related Topix: Hawaii Government

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Washington Times

5 things ahead this week in the Hawaii Legislature

Both chambers have passed hundreds of measures, but the finer details of many proposals will be hashed out in conference committees, which will begin popping up this week.

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Related Topix: Hawaii Government

KUAT-TV Tucson

Pacific Heartbeat

Running the gamut from enlightening documentaries to musical showcases, the anthology series PACIFIC HEARTBEAT journeys into the heart, mind and soul of Pacific Island culture.

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Related Topix: Hawaii Government

West Hawaii Today

Today in West Hawaii history | April 11

Kona preschoolers are engrossed with their new friend, a Mexican Cypress, which they will be caring for - along with 79 others - until Arbor Day.

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Related Topix: Preschoolers, Family, 10-20, Kaneohe, HI, Hilo, HI, Hawaii County, HI

West Hawaii Today

Today in West Hawaii history | April 12

April 12, 1984: Wreckage spotted on Mauna Kea is apparently not that of a plane missing since Sunday after taking off on a sightseeing tour of Mauna Loa from Honolulu.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Hawaii Travel, Honolulu, HI, Hilo, HI, Volcanic Eruption, Natural Disasters

West Hawaii Today

Council mulls bill targeting belongings of homeless people

Bill 193 requires people to remove their possessions from public property within 24 hours of receiving a written notice either in person or affixed to the property.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Hawaii Travel, Hawaii County, HI, Honolulu, HI, Hilo, HI

Sat Apr 12, 2014

NNDB

Neil Abercrombie

Teacher and state legislator elected to Congress in 1986, succeeding Cecil Heftel , who resigned his Congressional seat to run for Governor of Hawaii.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Neil Abercrombie, Democrat, Hawaii Government, 2012 Presidential Election, Patriot Act

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