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  1. Hawaiians relax again as Hurricane Ana's threat easesRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Hawaii residents started to relax Sunday afternoon after days of keeping a cautious eye on Hurricane Ana, which for several days has been churning dangerously close by.


  2. And if the guest wants to stay at the house, the house is there...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | MetaFilter

    On 27 June 2014, Pu u O o Crater of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii started a new lava flow, beheading a previous flow. The flow headed northeast through the Puna district towards Pahoa, passing right by the Kahoe Homesteads subdivision.


  3. What will it take to grow GDP?Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    Last week I wrote about growing our state's economic position by concentrating on areas of our economy that we can control, such as tax rates. We examined the business tax climate rating the national Tax Foundation gave our state and reviewed areas where Hawaii received good ratings, namely corporate income tax, sales tax and property taxes.


  4. Maui's Upcountry: Laid-back vibe, cool breezes and farm-to-table foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Los Angeles Times

    Maui, seen here from the south, ascends the flanks of towering Mt. Haleakala into what's known as Upcountry and its bucolic landscape of farms and ranches.


  5. Volcanic Ash: Gubernatorial rivals play guilt-by-association gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Democrat David Ige and his allies in the party and the Democratic Governors Association have sought at every turn to associate Republican James Duke Aiona with Furlough Fridays and other unpopular policies of former Gov. Linda Lingle, to whom Aiona served as lieutenant governor. ~~ The 2014 governor's election, which could shape public policy in Hawaii for the next eight years, has devolved into a shabby battle of guilt by association between the two major-party candidates.


  6. Latest to bed not the earliest to riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Journal Gazette

    America's earliest risers live in Arizona. The country's biggest snoozers live in Michigan.


  7. Diamond Head hike offers commanding Hawaiian vistasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Los Angeles Times

    As I kayak just off the west end of Waikiki Beach, I'm trying to imagine how Diamond Head, a hulking 762-foot-high mass of magmatic debris, might have appeared in 11th century. That's when the first Polynesian visitors are believed to have navigated these turquoise waters.


  8. Hawaiians reconnect to their past by planting taroRead the original story

    Saturday | Los Angeles Times

    Volunteers work a taro patch near Kaneohe, on the windward side of Oahu. The native plant has been a staple in Hawaiian households for centuries.


  9. Teachers union ad takes aim at AionaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Gov. James Duke Aiona for the teacher furloughs under the Lingle administration. The ad, titled Enough, is meant to ensure that voters do not forget the tumult surrounding teacher furloughs, including a sit-in by parents and students in Gov. Linda Lingle's office at the state Capitol in 2010.


  10. Ana turns into hurricane off the coast of HawaiiRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | KTVN Reno

    A federal judge has struck down Arizona's ban on gay marriage and cleared the way for legally recognized same-sex unions in the state. Gay marriage became legal Friday in Arizona, a sharp turn in a state that became ground zero in the clash over gay rights less than a year ago when the state Legislature passed a bill allowing businesses to deny service to... Old Ironsides is taking one last spin in Boston Harbor before it heads to dry dock for a three-year restoration project.


  11. Tropical Storm Ana Causes Cancellation of EventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | STAR 101.9

    The BayFest family festival at Kaneohe Marine Corps Base Hawaii is canceled. That was to run Friday through Sunday.


  12. Judge to hear case against Hawaii on PohakuloaRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | KPUA-AM Hilo

    A Honolulu judge will take up a suit that claims the state failed to protect former kingdom lands that are important to Native Hawaiians. Circuit Judge Gary Chang will hear arguments in the case Thursday at 3 p.m. The complaint filed by the Native Hawaiian Legal Corporation says the state didn't make the U.S. military abide by its lease for the land on Hawaii's Big Island.


  13. Hawaii prepares for Ana, 2nd tropical storm in 3 monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | UPI

    Hawaiians scrambled to buy generators and Gov. Neil Abercrombie declared an emergency, as Tropical Storm Ana headed for the Big Island. Forecasters predicted Ana would hit the island of Hawaii late Friday.


  14. Judge to hear case on military use of PohakuloaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Soldiers with the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, trained at the Pohakuloa Training Area on Hawaii island in September 2012. A Honolulu judge will take up a suit that claims the state failed to protect former kingdom lands that are important to Native Hawaiians. 1 comment

  15. Events canceled on Oahu, Big IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Interscholastic athletic events and student activities are canceled beginning Thursday and through the weekend. >> The 26th annual Talk Story Festival is postponed, and now set for 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 7 and 8 at McCoy Pavilion in Ala Moana Regional Park.


  16. Pilot funding returns arts to California prisonsRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A pilot program is providing to bring state-funded arts behind bars in the California prison system for the first time in years. Christopher Bisbano leaps onto the stage and his body transforms: He cries out for his true love, and then contorts his face into a droopy pout as the audience bellows with laughter.


  17. Something new under the sun: Utah may dump daylight saving timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Salt Lake Tribune

    As the state released a survey showing that the vast majority of Utahns prefer to dump it, Rep. Lee Perry, R-Perry, said Wednesday that he and Sen. Aaron Osmond, R-South Jordan, are looking at legislation that could end it. Perry told the Government Operations Interim Committee they may introduce a bill to make Utah stay on Mountain Standard Time all year, matching what Arizona does.


  18. Hawaii's high energy costs debated at gov forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | NewsOK.com

    The state imports more than 90 percent of the energy it consumes, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, a costly statistic the candidates said they would like to fix. But coming up with concrete solutions to complex energy problems in 30-second responses proved challenging for the candidates as they spoke in downtown Honolulu.


  19. Hawaii gubernatorial candidates split on support of LNGRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Business Journal

    Two of the four candidates vying to be Hawaii's next governor are against shipping in liquefied natural gas as a replacement fuel for power generation in the state, including Mufi Hannemann , the Independent Party nominee, and Jeff Davis , the Libertarian candidate. Both state Sen. David Ige , who defeated incumbent Gov. Neil Abercrombie for the Democratic nomination, and Duke Aiona , the Republican nominee, said at a gubernatorial forum on Hawaii's Clean Energy Future on Tuesday in Downtown Honolulu that they would support LNG as a bridge fuel as the state moves closer and closer to integrating more renewable energy.


  20. Influential socializationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Lincoln Daily News

    "Are you surprised that Obama's poll numbers are plunging so fast they're creating wind currents on the way down? This is just the beginning.