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  1. Threat of Creeping Lava Has Hawaiians on EdgeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Voice of America

    Residents of the small town of Pahoa on the Big Island of Hawaii face an advancing threat from the Kilauea volcano. Local residents are keeping a watchful eye on creeping lava.

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  2. Same-Sex Marriage Fast FactsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | KABC-AM Los Angeles

    LEGAL In the following 36 states and the District of Columbia: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming. UNDER COURT REVIEW Arkansas, Louisiana, Missouri, South Dakota and Texas.

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  3. Hawaii preschool subsidy program accepting applicationsRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    The state Department of Human Services will be accepting applications for its preschool subsidy program for low- and moderate-income families starting March 1. The Preschool Open Doors program promotes readiness for school. It aims to provide children with the opportunity to gain the skills they need to be successful.

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  4. UT Arlington names University of Hawai'i System executive Vice...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BroadcastNewsroom

    Waters, a native Texan, is a former television news anchor and reporter who later owned a comprehensive communications consulting firm before joining the University of Hawai'i System in 2011. During her tenure in higher education, Waters has directed strategic communications planning, community relations, creative services and marketing and brand management for the UH System, including its 10 campuses and some 59,000 students.

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  5. Army supporters exceed critics at Hawaii town hall eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Stars and Stripes

    A standing-room-only crowd of mostly Army supporters but also some detractors turned out Wednesday in Wahiawa for the second of two "listening" sessions as the service weighs big troop cuts around the country, including in Hawaii. The session started at 6:30 p.m. in the Leilehua High School cafeteria, with many expressing the strategic importance Hawaii represents as a forward U.S. base in the Pacific.

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  6. Bill would create oversight for University of Hawaii athletics departmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Business Journal

    University of Hawaii Athletics Director Ben Jay is seen in this file photo from December, when he announced his resignation. A bill in the Hawaii Legislature would create a board of governors who would have oversight of the university's athletics department.

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  7. Hawaii officials pursue affordable housing solutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Rick Cassidy conducted a housing study for the state. He told lawmakers Tuesday that 84,000 families in Hawaii struggle to house themselves.

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  8. PUC nominee Iwase gives his take on Hawaii's biggest energy issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Business Journal

    Randy Iwase , who was recently nominated to head the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission , said three three top cases that he would be dealing with in his new position - if confirmed by the Senate - will involve NextEra Energy's $4.3 billion acquisiton of Hawaiian Electric Co. , liquefied natural gas and getting the state agency in order.

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  9. a Hawaii to receive $11.6M in federal grants for homeless, housing programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Business Journal

    Hawaii will receive a total of $11.62 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to aid the state's homeless and housing programs, U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz said Monday. Forty-five local programs were awarded funds provided through the HUD's Continuum of Care Program.The City and County of Honolulu will receive the largest amount, a total of $7.06 million for 10 housing and homeless programs, followed by the state Department of Human Services, which will receive $1.57 million for 14 programs.

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  10. Smaller Army here a chance to blossom anewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | OpEdNews

    As residents of Hawaii and representatives of a broad coalition of community organizations working for peace and justice, we support the proposal to downsize the Army in Hawaii. We see the reduction of 19,800 military personnel as a starting point for a larger scale removal of military presence in the islands.

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  11. The Rise and Fall (and Rise) of the UkuleleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | The Atlantic

    The little instrument has gone from being an exotic new trend to the embodiment of kitsch since it arrived on Hawaii 125 years ago, but is currently enjoying a revival. With its chunk-a-chunk sound, whispery nylon strings, and diminutive body, the ukulele is having a moment.

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  12. Revival of career in politics unlikely, Lingle saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    In fact, Lingle said not only is she not planning to run for office again, but her position as senior adviser to Gov. Bruce Rauner is only temporary. Her commitment is for one term only, she said, and after that she's planning to return to Hawaii.

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  13. Hawaii transgender group wants new birth certificate rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | West Hawaii Today

    Kaleo Ramos said he was 9 when he contemplated suicide. He had been born a girl, and his birth certificate indicated he was female.

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  14. Local transgender group wants new birth certificate rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Kaleo Ramos said he was 9 when he contemplated suicide. He had been born a girl, and his birth certificate indicated he was female.

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  15. Illinois governor taps Linda Lingle as senior adviserRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | West Hawaii Today

    A spokesman for Rauner confirmed Thursday that Lingle will be the Republican governor's senior adviser. The announcement comes during a preview of the State of the State address Rauner gave at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business.

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  16. 5 things you don't need to know but might want to and Bud Light debuts its Pac-Man commercialRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Business Journal

    Bud Light has released the full-length version of its human Pac-Man Super Bowl commercial, with the 30-second spot debuting last night during "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon." Washington University professor Wayne Fields teamed up with a linguist from the University of Pennsylvania to provide a glimpse of changes in American politics by analyzing the words the presidents have used in the 116 State of the Union addresses given since 1900.

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  17. Gov Rauner Chooses Former Hawaii Governor for Major RoleRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    The former governor of Hawaii is taking over as the state's new Chief Operating Officer. Republican Linda Lingle served in Hawaii from 2002 until 2010.

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  18. State representatives outline session agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Legislative leaders from the Hawaii House of Representatives say they plan to focus on fixing infrastructure, encouraging business and increasing participation in government in the new legislative session. "There are some issues and challenges that face our state that have been somewhat festering for the past few years, and these are areas we really want to focus on over the next year," House Majority Leader Scott Saiki told reporters Thursday.

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  19. Illinois governor adds Lingle to staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Gov. Bruce Rauner made the announcement in a presentation at the University of Chicago, calling Lingle a superstar who led a turnaround in Hawaii and is ready to do the same in Illinois, according to reports. ~~ In a move that could signal the end of her political career in Hawaii, former Gov. Linda Lingle on Thursday was tapped by the new Republican governor of Illinois to serve as a senior adviser working to help turn around that state's sinking finances.

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  20. Former Hawaii Governor Picked By Rauner To Be His Chief Operating OfficerRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Advance Indiana

    For those of us who knew Obama presented a phony biographical narrative when he first ran for president in 2008, his Hawaiian home state's then-Republican governor, Linda Lingle, will never be forgiven for the key role she played in the cover up. She was a vocal critic of anyone who questioned Obama's biographical narrative despite overwhelming evidence that virtually his entire life story as described in his autobiography, "Dreams From My Father," had been concocted out of whole cloth by ghost writer and renowned terrorist Bill Ayers.

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