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  1. Telescope opponents deliver petition to governor's officeRead the original story

    17 min ago | My Mother Lode

    Hawaii Gov. David Ige's chief of staff used a traditional greeting Monday when he met members from a group of opponents against building a giant telescope near the summit of Mauna Kea. Members of Mauna Kea Hui and Mauna Kea Ohana crammed into an elevator to ride to the top floor of the state Capitol to hand-deliver to the governor's office a thumb drive wrapped in red ribbon they said contains 53,000 signatures against building the Thirty Meter Telescope on a mountain held sacred by Native Hawaiians.

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  2. Saving Kauai from poisonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Kos

    Hawaii is an outstanding location for Agronomic Experimentation and Development because it has three growing seasons. Monsanto, Syngenta, Pioneer and others have taken advantage of these growing seasons to dramatically reduce the time it takes for them to develop new hybrids of corn and soybeans.

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  3. UH-Hilo Jazz Orchestra gets funkyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    The University of Hawaii at Hilo Performing Arts Center swings to soulful dance tunes when the UH-Hilo Jazz Orchestra presents Funk It Up! at 7:30 p.m. May 7.

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  4. Endangered Hawaiian hawk bound for Honolulu ZooRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    The Hawaii Wildlife Center announced Wednesday that an endangered - io from Volcano that had sustained injuries from a shooting and received specialized medical and rehabilitative care, is tentatively scheduled to be transferred to the Honolulu Zoo in the next week.

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  5. Hawaii unemployment rate declines to 4.1% in MarchRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Hawaii's unemployment rate was 4.1 percent in March, compared to 4.6 percent in March 2014. Seen in this 2014 file photo are jobseekers at the WorkForce 2014 job fair.

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  6. Students displaced by lava threat will return to former schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Students from Pahoa Elementary School on Hawaii island got a chance to inspect the devastation of the June 27 lava flow at the Pahoa Waste Transfer Station on Dec. 8. Hawaii island students who were reassigned last fall to new schools due to the threat of the lava flow in lower Puna will need to return to their former schools for the upcoming 2015-16 school year, the state Department ofa SEducation said Monday. The DOE in October had closed Keonepoko Elementary School when the Kilauea lava flow was on a path toward Pahoa town.

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  7. Parts of Oahu beach to close for erosion projectRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    Honolulu news station Hawaii News Now reports the sand replenishment project at Kailua Beach Park will require temporary closures of the boat ramp, boat ramp parking lot and the parking area next to the concession stand.

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  8. Man pulled from waters off Oahu beach diesRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    Honolulu news station Hawaii News Now reports the man was picking opihi Sunday afternoon in the waters off Pupukea before he was swept away by a wave that crashed on rocks.

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  9. Kilauea Volcano continues to erupt at summit, breakouts remain activeRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    Kilauea Volcano continued to erupt at its summit and three areas of breakouts remain active in the upslope portion of the June 27 lava flow, the U.S. Geological Survey Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reported Monday morning. Scientists, who continue to use webcams to observe the flow, said that the Feb. 21 breakout remains active on the northern flank of Puu Oo, while the March 9 breakout persists near Puu Kahaualea.

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  10. Media Advisory for Courts in the Community: Hawaii Supreme Court Taking Oral Argument to KauaiRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Hawai`i State Judiciary

    outreach program, the Hawaii Supreme Court will hear an oral argument on April 23rd, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center. The outreach program provides educational opportunities for students and also ...

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  11. Watch KITV's Monday midday webcastRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | KITV-TV

    ... site. To donate -- click on the As Seen On section at KITV dot com. Security changes are coming to THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII at Hilo. THE HAWAII TRIBUNE-HERALD reports -- school officials are PUSHING for a campus security force OF ITS OWN. It's part ...

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  12. Protests halt telescope construction on Hawaiian mountainRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | PhysicsWeb Events

    ... microscopy (SEM and TEM) and thin-film applications. The summit of Mauna Kea, a dormant volcano on the island of Hawaii, has long been valued by astronomers for its pristine dark skies and high altitude. Rising to 4200 m at its peak, the mountain is ...

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  13. Army photographRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Aerotech News And Review

    ... inside the stainless steel chamber. Army officials have brought a state-of-the-art system to Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, to destroy several historic munitions, beginning in late April. The system, known as the Explosive Destruction System, or EDS, ...

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  14. Honolulu gas prices stay on downward trackRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Business Journal

    The average price of a gallon of regular was $2.93 on Sunday, down 3 cents from a week earlier, according to GasBuddy.com, which surveys 214 retail outlets on Oahu. That was consistent with AAA Hawaii's Weekend Gas Watch report a few days earlier, which said the average price was $2.94 last week, also down 3 cents.

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  15. Paddling Hawaii's Lost CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Men's Journal

    ... the trip, and neither of us knew what to expect. As we dragged our luggage to what must be the only airport curb in Hawaii without a single hotel shuttle bus, we saw eight people waiting for us - and they were probably the fittest, tannest, most ...

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  16. William Price Fox ArchivesRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Free Times

    ... Honolulu and would be playing "The True Sound of the Islands." The first song was "Little Grass Shack In Kealikula Hawaii," the only Hawaiian song they knew. They would then segue into a series of Spanish songs: "Juanita," "Sorrento," "La ...

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  17. Wandering Far From Home: Did Phoneutria Almost Get Introduced To Hawaii?Read the original story

    13 hrs ago | Bad Astronomy Blog

    ... entire shipment returned to sender. But the close call begs a frightening question: could wandering spiders invade Hawaii? Hawaii has a lot of invasive species. Non-native animals and plants are everywhere on Oahu, as the diversity of habitats ...

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  18. St. Francis Hospice honors volunteers and Therapy DogsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... quality of life for older adults and provide professional and peer support for caregivers. One of the tenants is the Hawaii Pacific Neuroscience which is the state's largest multidisciplinary neurology clinic on aging, memory and brain health among ...

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  19. Maui residents sue over water diversion permitsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Water diverted from East Maui runs down a ditch toward sugar cane fields at Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Co.' s plantation in PuuA nene.

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  20. Letters | 4-20-15Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    The Mauna Kea controversy fills me with sadness. I can't help but view it through the truth that Hawaii was stolen from its people a little over a century ago.

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