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Al Gore: Climate Deniers 'Immoral, Unethical, and Despicable'

Weasel Zippers has the latest superiority dance from Al Gore, in a speech at the University of Hawaii.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

West Hawaii Today

Today in West Hawaii history | April 18

April 18, 1994: The Wood Valley Temple near Pahala attracts one of the largest crowds ever concentrated in one area on the Big Island when the 14th Dalai Lama spoke there on April 17. Editor's note: This list of notable stories featured in West Hawaii Today throughout the years is compiled from West Hawaii Today archives.

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Related Topix: Hawaii, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Neil Abercrombie, Democrat, Pahala, HI, Hawaii County, HI, Hilo, HI

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, 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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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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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, 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, 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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West Hawaii Today

Today in West Hawaii history | April 15

Kona Community Hospital has a new computed tomography scanner allowing for quicker images with greater clarity for diagnosis.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Daniel Inouye, Democrat, Hawaii, Hawaii County, HI, Captain Cook, HI, Kealakekua, HI

Mon Apr 14, 2014

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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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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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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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, 2012 Presidential Election, Patriot Act

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Business Journal

Hawaii Health Connector seeks approval to outsource individual...

The Hawaii Health Connector, which is developing a sustainability plan to stay afloat without federal funding in 2015, is working with state lawmakers on getting federal approval in time for the 2015 open enrollment period to shift its individual marketplace over to the state Department of Human Services, which handles Medicaid eligibility and ... (more)

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

CBS 3 Springfield

Senate approves bill for 'safe harbor' for child prostitutes

The state Senate has passed a measure that would allow some child prostitutes to go free, in the hopes of sending them to so-called "safe harbors," such as social service agencies.

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KITV-TV

Trends & Talkers: OHA high rises

KITV 4 viewers discuss whether OHA should be allowed to build high rises on the makai side of Ala Moana Boulevard.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

War Is A Crime

One Nation the U.S. Actually Should Liberate

"Secretary Kerry? It's Ukraine on the phone asking about liberation again. Have you been able to get them a reference letter yet from Libya or Iraq or Afghanistan? How about Vietnam? Panama? Grenada? Kosovo maybe? Ukraine says Syria says you have a reference letter in the works from Kosovo.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Honolulu

Afterthoughts: Striking A Chord

There was a video going around a few weeks ago, maybe you saw it. It was a couple minutes of cellphone footage that starts right in the middle of a confrontation between a local guy and a group of haole picnickers at a Maui beach park.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Washington Times

5 things ahead this week in the Hawaii Legislature

Hawaii lawmakers are preparing for an onslaught of bills to move through their chambers this week, in advance of a legislative deadline to pass bills out of the second chamber.

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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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