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  1. Yellow HibiscusRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    On a recent trip to Maui , Hawaii we discovered some beautiful examples of our 50th states' official flower- the Yellow Hibiscus . An endangered species , these beauties are considered by lovers of tropical plants among the brightest of all the state flowers.

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  2. Documents reveal new details of Oklahoma executionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | The Lebanon Daily News

    A federal hearing begins Wednesday over Oklahoma's attempts to resume executions nine months after a bungled lethal injection in which a death row inmate writhed on the gurney, mumbled and lifted his head after receiving a new drug combination. Attorneys for 21 Oklahoma death row inmates argue the state's new lethal injection drug combinations and doses amount to human experiments that violate their constitutional protection from cruel and unusual punishment.

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  3. Federal agencies will have new homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Pacific Daily News

    Three federal agencies will have a new home at the beginning of next year at a new facility in Tamuning.

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  4. Oregon's Mariota first Hawaiian to win Heisman TrophyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | The London Free Press

    Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota poses with the Heisman Trophy during a press conference at the New York Marriott Marquis after winning the Heisman Trophy on Dec 13, 2014 in New York, NY, USA. After becoming the first Hawaiian to win the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night, Oregon Ducks quarterback Marcus Mariota made sure to focus on that concept.

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  5. Canzano: Marcus Mariota and Heisman Trophy go hand in hand nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | OregonLive.com

    When Marcus Mariota walks into the room from now on, the trophy will enter with him. From Saturday night on, it's "Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota."

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  6. Lawsuit says Hawaii failed to protect PohakuloaRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Personal Injury Law News

    Two Native Hawaiians are suing the state of Hawaii, saying it's failed to protect former Hawaiian monarchy lands on the Big Island now used for military training. [ News Source ]

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  7. Navy objects to double-lining Red Hill tanksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Norwalk Citizen News

    The Navy does not agree that double-lining massive tanks at the Red Hill Fuel Storage Facility is the best way to prevent groundwater contamination. "I'm not so sure that the best solution is some type of secondary containment," said Navy Capt.

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  8. Senate Dems losing committee seatsRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Politico

    As they head into the minority in January, Senate Democrats are poised to lose one to two seats on each of the chamber's committees diminishing their influence as the new GOP majority vows to make the committee process a central part of their governing strategy next year. The following committees will lose two Democratic seats in January, according to a list obtained by POLITICO: Agriculture; Appropriations; Armed Services; Banking; Budget; Commerce; Energy; Environment and Public Works; Health, Education, Labor and Pensions; Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs; Indian Affairs; and Rules and Administration.

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  9. Case tossed vs. woman held 22 years in son's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | WSET-TV Lynchburg

    The Arizona Court of Appeals Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 ruled that the charges against Milke in the 1989 death o... A storm that's expected to pack heavy rain and hurricane force winds began pushing into Northern California, where residents are stocking up on emergency supplies and some schools are cancelling classes. Strong gales and sheets of rain that knocked out electricity, flooded freeways and toppled trees in Northern California churned Thursday to a slide-prone Southern California bracing for its own beating.

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  10. California bracing for potentially historic snow, rain and wind heading into the weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | UPI

    California residents are preparing for what has the potential to be the worst storm to hit the state in five years as an incoming surge of moisture threatens heavy winds, rain and snow in the drought-stricken region. Dubbed a "Pineapple Express," the weather pattern is a stream of heavy moisture running directly from Hawaii to the western United States.

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  11. a Nasa satellite image shows a storm forming over theRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | WHAS11

    A ferocious storm is forecast to batter California with drenching rain, heavy snow, pounding surf and howling winds later Wednesday and into Thursday and Friday. California braces for fiercest storm in 5 years A ferocious storm is forecast to batter California with drenching rain, heavy snow, pounding surf and howling winds later Wednesday and into Thursday and Friday.

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  12. Social impact event attracts entrepreneurs and investorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | PressReleasePoint

    Lisa Kleissner, president of the KL Felicitas Foundation and KS Land Assets Division Director Neil Hannahs welcome the graduating class. Business partners Rick Barboza and KapalikA Schirman of Hui KA Maoli Ola share how their Native Hawaiian plant and landscaping business flourished with the guidance of HIR.

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  13. Hawaii Island Trustee Robert Lindsey elected OHA board chairmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | West Hawaii Today

    Hawaii Island Trustee Robert "Bob" K. Lindsey Jr. has been named the new chairman of the policy-making board for the Office of Hawaiian Affairs. Hawaii Island Trustee Robert "Bob" K. Lindsey Jr. has been named the new chairman of the policy-making board for the Office of Hawaiian Affairs.

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  14. Bank of Hawaii selected by FDIC for youth savings programRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Business Journal

    Bank of Hawaii is one of nine banks in the country and the only one in Hawaii to be selected by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. for a pilot youth savings program. The bank is partnering with Waianae High School and Hawaiian Community Assets for the 2014-2015 school year to help 400 10th graders learn about saving, budgeting and credit.

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  15. Rex Manu, Hawaiian DT commits to OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | OregonLive.com

    Rex Manu, a 6' 3", 280lb. defensive tackle from Mililani High in Hawaii has given a verbal commitment to Oregon.

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  16. How Haoles Destroyed HawaiiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | TheDailyBeast.com

    Islands overrun by flawed people, both indigenous and imperialist. In James L. Haley's 'Captive Paradise,' a compelling warts-and-all history of Hawaii's era of independence.

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  17. Hagel's DismissalRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 6 | Dissident Voice

    Somebody on CNN suggested the other day that the dismissal of Chuck Hagel as Defense Secretary spells the end of Barack Obama's notion of a "team of rivals." Obama wanted to be the great healer, the magnanimous reconciler of a bitterly divided nation.

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  18. Kansas gas prices dropped by fourth-highest amount in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | The Capital-Journal

    As of Dec. 1, a gallon of regular unleaded gas sold for an average of $2.61. That was 36 cents less than drivers paid on average at the start of November and the lowest price for the Thanksgiving weekend since 2009, according to AAA.

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  19. Can A Renewable Energy Giant Create the Utility of the Future?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 6 | The Motley Fool

    You probably didn't notice it, but one of the most significant acquisitions in the history of the utility sector took place this week. Hawaiian Electric Industries . 1 comment

  20. Ige spends $2 million on gubernatorial campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The Democrat raised $2.4 million overall, according to his final state campaign-finance report for the November election, and had a $435,029 surplus. Ige is the first candidate for governor who voluntarily agreed to stay under the state's spending limit to qualify for public funds to win since Gov. Ben Cayetano in 1994.

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