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  1. 'Knives are Out' Dem under fire for taking on Obama on radical IslamRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Fox News

    She was Hawaii's golden girl after winning a seat in Congress with support from top liberal groups, but now that Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has been critical of President Obama, her political reputation in the bluest of blue states is taking a hit. That isn't stopping the twice-deployed 33-year-old Army veteran from continuing to challenge the president, her home state's favorite son, over his refusal to identify terror groups like the Islamic State as driven by "radical Islam."

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  2. Of Rosanne Barr, King David Kalakaua and 9 Other Things About Jewish HawaiiRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Forward

    3) Jewish merchants from England and Germany later arrived in the Pacific to supply goods to Hawaiian sugar and coffee plantations. 4) In the late 1880s, a man named Elias Abraham Rosenberg ingratiated himself with the Hawaiian King David Kalakaua.

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  3. 'Knives are out': Hawaii Dem faces backlash for taking on Obama over 'Islamist' extremismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Fox News

    She was Hawaii's golden girl after winning a seat in Congress with support from top liberal groups, but now that Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has been critical of President Obama, her political reputation in the bluest of blue states is taking a hit. That isn't stopping the twice-deployed 33-year-old Army veteran from continuing to challenge the president, her home state's favorite son, over his refusal to identify terror groups like the Islamic State as driven by "radical Islam."

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  4. No. 19 Cal rolls past Rainbow Wahine 12-4Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Honolulu Advertiser

    After two quick outs in the top of the first inning, California broke loose for eight runs and the 19th-ranked Golden Bears pulled away from the University of Hawaii softball team in a 12-4 win in five innings in the opening game of the Pepsi Malihini Kipa Aloha Tournament on Thursday. The Bears peppered UH pitching for 12 singles, seven in the top of the first, and improved to 14-1.

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  5. Pennsylvania lawmakers taking another look at openness at state-related universitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Post-gazette.com

    The bill's prime sponsor went further Thursday, saying he now intends to propose an amendment as soon as possible correcting it. State Senate legislation intended to require more public disclosure by Pennsylvania's four state-related universities, as currently written, would enable them to shield from the public many of their largest employee salaries - figures they currently release.

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  6. Ige talks transportation, marijuana after trip to WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Gov. David Ige talks with reporters at the capitol on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Ige returned from a trip to Washington and said he was happy to trade overcoats for Aloha shirts.

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  7. Dobelle drops lawsuit, citing legal fight's costRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Honolulu Advertiser

    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. >> Former University of Hawaii President Evan Dobelle has withdrawn his federal lawsuit against his last employer, Westfield State University, and the state of Massachusetts, saying the legal fight's cost was too great.

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  8. Five best outdoor adventures on Hawaii Island: Hawaii Five-O, Big Island-styleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | OregonLive.com

    Cook Monument: You can take a kayak or snorkel cruise, but the free way to visit the monument that marks where Capt. James Cook was killed by the Hawaiians in 1779 is by hiking down 1,400 feet to Kealakekua Bay.

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  9. Hawaii bill would make super PACs disclose source of fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    File photo of the State Capitol. A bill in the Hawaii Legislature would make it easier for voters to understand who is supporting and funding political action committees.

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  10. Services for former state Rep. Carroll scheduledRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    On Oahu, a service will be held on March 6 at Borthwick Mortuary. A public viewing will be held between 4 to 6 p.m. with a service to follow at 6 to 7 p.m. A Celebration of Life will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Another memorial service will be held on Maui at Ballard Family Mortuary located at 440 Ala Makani St. in Kahului on March 15. A viewing will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. with a service to follow from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A final viewing will be held from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Internment will take place at 3 p.m. at Valley Isle Memorial Park in Haiku off Hana Highway.

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  11. Forgotten Hawaiians remembered in Kanaka celebrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber

    The rich but nearly forgotten legacy of Hawaiians who once settled in the Pacific Northwest will be remembered in a celebration of the Kanaka at 4 p.m. Sunday at the Open Space for Arts & Community. Kanaka is a term used by people of Polynesian descent to describe who they are and where they come from, most often from the Hawaiian islands.

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  12. Dobelle's lawyers drop out, cite failure to pay billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    WESTFIELD, Mass. >> Lawyers for former University of Hawaii president Evan Dobelle, who is suing Massachusetts state education officials, cite an "irreconcilable difference" and a failure to pay bills, in their effort to drop him as a client.

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  13. Oregon football: Canton Kaumatule recruit spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Isportsweb.com

    The Ducks managed to secure one of their most talented recruiting classes in recent memory, but one repeating criticism is that the Ducks did not manage to improve their defense. After all, defense was the weaker side of the ball in 2014 and the program lost impact defenders Arik Armstead, Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, and Tony Washington Jr. to the NFL.

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  14. New film captures Hawaiian Kapa makingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | KITV-TV

    Joining us this morning with more -- kapa maker --- Dalani Tanahy. Good morning.

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  15. This Massive Paddleboard Lets 7 Pro Surfers Catch A Gnarly Wave -- All TogetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Switched

    In the video above , seven pro surfers/adrenaline junkies catch a huge wave at Hawaii's Makaha Beach, the birthplace of big-wave surfing . The cleverly named Supsquatch is the Big Foot of SUPs, or Stand-Up Paddleboards.

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  16. Ewa Field's historic area should grow, feds suggestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Stars and Stripes

    Army photographer Lee Embree snapped this photo of the crash site of a Japanese dive bomber while he was aboard a B17 on the morning of the Dec. 7, 1941, attack on Hawaii by the Japanese. The National Park Service is suggesting historic designation for a larger area of the Dec. 7, 1941, Ewa Field battlefield, which would help preserve the site and stave off development plans, said John Bond, a proponent of the measure.

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  17. Panel supports Ige's DHHL nomineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    A legislative panel has recommended that the state Senate approve Gov. David Ige's nominees to lead the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands. The Senate Committee on Hawaiian Affairs on Monday approved Jobie Masagatani to remain as the department's director and chairwoman of the Hawaiian Homes Commission, over the opposition of some key groups that represent Native Hawaiians.

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  18. People Live Longest in These 10 StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | MSN Living

    If you want to live longer, move somewhere extremely warm or extremely cold. At least it seems that way, according to a new report from 24/7 Wall Street.

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  19. Our best export - our taxesRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | West Hawaii Today

    In our Legislature, it looks like policymakers love surcharges on our General Excise Tax. There are bills to extend the existing Oahu county surcharge to pay for rail in perpetuity.

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  20. Polynesian Cultural Center opens new marketplaceRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | Washington Times

    The Polynesian Cultural Center always has been predominantly an all-day attraction with its re-created island villages, buffet and luau offerings, and elaborate evening show. But in the most ambitious expansion project since the center opened in Laie in 1963, the PCC has a new 119,000-square foot Hukilau Marketplace, which will feature more than 40 stores, eateries and attractions.

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