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  1. DHS gets federal bonus for improvementsRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    The Department of Human Services has been awarded a federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program bonus of $915,580 for the most improved Program Access Index for fiscal year 2013. This is the second consecutive year, and third time overall, that Hawaii has been recognized for its program improvements.

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  2. Hawaii governor hopefuls spar over budgetRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    Hawaii gubernatorial candidates had tough questions for their opponents as they debated starting new public-private partnerships to address recurring problems and sparred over who would inflict less pain while balancing the budget. Republican James "Duke" Aiona, Independent Party candidate Mufi Hannemann and Democratic state Sen. David Ige faced off in a televised debate on KITV4 on Tuesday.

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  3. Hawaii Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Launches Statewide Aware Record Management SystemRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Business Wire

    The agency launched the Aware VR statewide system in July of 2014 and have successfully completed their statewide implementation. Albert Perez, Division Administrator, stated, "A big mahalo to the Alliance Team for working with the staff of Hawaii VR as we begin the process of inventing our future and better servicing our participants through Aware.

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  4. War: Is Instability to Goal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | OpEdNews

    I've come to the difficult but unavoidable conclusion, based on the evidence of repeated regime change "failures" - as they seem to any sane person - that what Obama and the neo-cons really want is to break the Middle East. With the exception of Israel, and, for now at least, our supposed allies: the jihad-spawning Saudis, the secular but weak Jordanians and Egyptians, the neo-con American government means not to put puppet regimes in place, so much as to create systemic instability, a permanent wasteland of ruthless chaos and serial destruction.

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  5. Hawaii public safety director gets national recognitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KITV-TV

    The Association of State Correctional Administrators has selected Ted Sakai, Hawaii's Director of the Hawaii Department of Public Safety, as the Outstanding Director of Corrections for 2014. ASCA established the Michael Francke Award in 1992 to recognize an outstanding ASCA member in the nation and that member's dedication to corrections.

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  6. Gubernatorial candidates spar in televised debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Honolulu Advertiser

    ... partner with private-sector interests. Aiona, a Republican, questioned whether Ige could stand up to the Hawaii Government Employees Association, the state's largest public-sector labor union, which represents workers at public hospitals. The union, ...

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  7. imgUse of Credit InformationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | National Conference of State Legislatures

    The chart lists state legislation introduced or pending during the 2014 legislative session relating to the use of credit information in employment. Thirty-nine bills in 19 states and the District of Columbia were introduced or pending in the 2014 legislative session relating to the use the credit information in employment decisions.

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  8. Traveling on Hawaiian timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Copper Basin News

    As I begin writing this anecdote, my plane is halfway to Hawaii. We hit some mild turbulence a while ago that reminded me of my fear of flying.

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  9. Honolulu: The Perfect Museum for Passing a Rainy Day in Honolulu, HawaiiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Jaunted

    As far as the numbers go, Waikiki is the most popular landing place for tourists visiting the Hawaiian Islands. People flock to the infamous beach for its relatively calm surf, happening hotels, high-end shops, food scene, and nightlife.

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  10. About Town | 9-29-14Read the original story

    Monday Sep 29 | West Hawaii Today

    All resident and visiting Shriners are invited to lunch at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Fish Hopper restaurant. For more information, call Jim Dakan at 895-9101.

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  11. 'The Vancouver Asahi' makes U.S. premiere at Hawaii International Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Examiner.com

    The Hawaii International Film Festival presented by Halekulani will return for its 34th edition from Oct. 30 through Nov. 9 featuring films from 45 countries spanning diverse genres. Festivalgoers are encouraged to embrace this year's theme of #MyHIFFMoment by sharing their unique experiences, emotions and interpretations from experiencing HIFF films.

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  12. Tan Wei stars as writer Xiao Hong in 'The Golden Era' screening at HIFF 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | Examiner.com

    The Hawaii International Film Festival presented by Halekulani will return for its 34th edition from Oct. 30 through Nov. 9 featuring films from 45 countries spanning diverse genres. Chinese actress Tang Wei stars in Ann Hui's upcoming film "The Golden Era"Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images Festivalgoers are encouraged to embrace this year's theme of #MyHIFFMoment by sharing their unique experiences, emotions and interpretations from experiencing HIFF films.

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  13. Hawaiians mark 10 years of no live-fire training in Makua ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2013 | Stars and Stripes

    Min Soo Pata returned Saturday to Makua Valley for the fifth time in the past year, finding spiritual renewal in the lush valley - an Army reservation - on Oahu's dry northwestern corner. She was with dozens who celebrated 10 years of no live-fire training in the valley Saturday and hoped to send a message to the military that it should stay that way.

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  14. The Hawaii International Film Festival Presented by Halekulani Celebrates its 34th EditionRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | PRWeb

    Hawaii International Film Festival presented by Halekulani will return for its 34th edition from Oct. 30 through Nov. 9 featuring films from 45 countries spanning diverse genres. Festivalgoers will be encouraged to embrace this year's theme of #MyHIFFMoment by sharing their unique experiences, emotions and interpretations from experiencing HIFF films.

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  15. Teacher gets 10 years prison in student rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    A fire at a suburban Chicago air traffic control facility Friday halted to all flights in and out of the city's two airports.

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  16. Enjoy the Marriott Villas Dining Package During the Hawaii International Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Market Wire

    Experience savings on delicious dining during a trip to the Hawaii International Film Festival this fall with a stay at select Marriott Villas. Now through Dec. 31, Marriott Vacation Club is offering guests a daily credit of $60 at Kauai and Maui resorts and $75 at their Oahu resort to spend on any on-site food and beverage.

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  17. Gubernatorial candidates tout their qualificationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    State Sen. David Ige, asked on Thursday evening whether he has the leadership ability and charisma to inspire Hawaii as governor, said his nearly three decades in the Legislature and private sector experience have prepared him. The unassuming Democrat who stunned Gov. Neil Abercrombie in the Democratic primary also described himself as "the biggest change agent" among the candidates for governor.

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  18. Flags lowered for late Leeward Oahu representativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The U.S. and Hawaii flags fly at half-staff in front of the Honolulu Circuit Court building in Honolulu. The governor is ordering flags in Hawaii to be flown at half-staff to show respect for a former state representative.

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  19. Flags at half-staff today for Rep. JonesRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Maui News

    U.S. and Hawaii state flags will be flown at half-staff at all state offices and agencies from sunrise to sunset today in memory of the late former Oahu state Rep. Merwyn Jones, the Governor's Office announced Wed-nesday. A memorial service will be held today for Jones, 76, who was elected to the 44th House District in 1994 and served the Waianae-Makaha community for four years.

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  20. Hawaii senator will speak at Guam dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Pacific Daily News

    U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, will be the keynote speaker for this year's Democratic Party of Guam Jefferson-Jackson Dinner being held on Oct. 20. The event co-chairperson Sen. Tina Muna Barnes of the Guam Legislature said it's an honor to have the Hawaiian senator speak at the dinner.

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