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  • Local Connection: Ambulance Shortage

    Local Connection: Ambulance Shortage

    Wednesday, November 15 2017 8:18 PM EST2017-11-16 01:18:50 GMT
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    One of the most chilling pictures we've seen in recent years was the endless line of ambulances for victims of the Las Vegas shooting.

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    One of the most chilling pictures we've seen in recent years was the endless line of ambulances for victims of the Las Vegas shooting.

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  • Local Connection: Farewell, Island Air

    Local Connection: Farewell, Island Air

    Monday, November 13 2017 8:57 PM EST2017-11-14 01:57:10 GMT
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    The sudden shut down of Island Air was a Deja-vu moment for Hawaii.   

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    The sudden shut down of Island Air was a Deja-vu moment for Hawaii.   

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  • Local Connection: The Commute to Koa Ridge

    Local Connection: The Commute to Koa Ridge

    Thursday, November 9 2017 3:03 AM EST2017-11-09 08:03:53 GMT
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    Castle and Cooke broke ground on its Koa Ridge project last week.  

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    Castle and Cooke broke ground on its Koa Ridge project last week.  

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  • Local Connection: YMCA

    Local Connection: YMCA

    Wednesday, November 8 2017 8:16 PM EST2017-11-09 01:16:12 GMT
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    The Armed Services YMCA:  Celebrating 100 Years of Service to Hawaii's Military.

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    The Armed Services YMCA:  Celebrating 100 Years of Service to Hawaii's Military.

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  • Biking with Biki can score you some retail deals in November

    Biking with Biki can score you some retail deals in November

    Thursday, November 2 2017 2:31 AM EDT2017-11-02 06:31:47 GMT
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    Throughout the month of November, biking with Biki can score you some deals the next time you decide to go shopping.

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    Throughout the month of November, biking with Biki can score you some deals the next time you decide to go shopping.

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  • Local Connection: New Police Chief

    Local Connection: New Police Chief

    Wednesday, November 1 2017 10:39 PM EDT2017-11-02 02:39:42 GMT
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    Our troubled police commission can be congratulated for its unanimous selection of Major Susan Ballard as chief. 

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    Our troubled police commission can be congratulated for its unanimous selection of Major Susan Ballard as chief. 

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  • Local Connection: President Trump's Visit

    Local Connection: President Trump's Visit

    Wednesday, November 1 2017 10:00 PM EDT2017-11-02 02:00:53 GMT
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    We grew accustomed to presidential visits while our native son was in the White House, but this will be a lot different.

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    We grew accustomed to presidential visits while our native son was in the White House, but this will be a lot different.

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  • Hawaii Homeownership Center to Hold Inaugural Flavors of Neighbors Gala

    Hawaii Homeownership Center to Hold Inaugural Flavors of Neighbors Gala

    Monday, October 30 2017 7:09 PM EDT2017-10-30 23:09:47 GMT

    HONOLULU (October 30,2017) Hawaii HomeOwnership Center (HHOC) will hold its first Flavors of Neighbors event on Monday, November 13 at a private downtown location, which is a secret - until you purchase a table or ticket! Flavors of Neighbors will feature celebrated chefs, a premiere selection of wine and beer and a silent auction. The event promises to have something for everyone with activities in all areas of the gala. Ten restaurants will share trademark dishes with guests while ...

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    HONOLULU (October 30,2017) Hawaii HomeOwnership Center (HHOC) will hold its first Flavors of Neighbors event on Monday, November 13 at a private downtown location, which is a secret - until you purchase a table or ticket! Flavors of Neighbors will feature celebrated chefs, a premiere selection of wine and beer and a silent auction. The event promises to have something for everyone with activities in all areas of the gala. Ten restaurants will share trademark dishes with guests while ...

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  • Pearl City Lady Chargers win 44th Annual Billy Tee’s/HHSAA Girls Bowling State Championship

    Lady Chargers claim 6th varsity bowling championship

    Lady Chargers claim 6th varsity bowling championship

    Monday, October 30 2017 12:23 AM EDT2017-10-30 04:23:10 GMT
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    For the sixth time, a championship trophy heads home to Pearl City.

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    For the sixth time, a championship trophy heads home to Pearl City.

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  • Men's conference attracts dozens on Kauai

    Men's conference attracts dozens on Kauai

    Monday, October 30 2017 12:12 AM EDT2017-10-30 04:12:26 GMT
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    In a room filled with his peers, Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. addressed the crowd at the second annual Men’s Conference. 

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    In a room filled with his peers, Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. addressed the crowd at the second annual Men’s Conference. 

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  • Local Connection: Kealoha Accusations

    Local Connection: Kealoha Accusations

    Wednesday, October 25 2017 9:16 PM EDT2017-10-26 01:16:17 GMT
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    The biggest surprise in Last week's indictment of former Honolulu police Chief Louis Kealoha and his wife Katherine was that it was even more disturbing than the allegations we'd heard before.

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    The biggest surprise in Last week's indictment of former Honolulu police Chief Louis Kealoha and his wife Katherine was that it was even more disturbing than the allegations we'd heard before.

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  • Local Connection: Waikiki Violence

    Local Connection: Waikiki Violence

    Monday, October 23 2017 8:13 PM EDT2017-10-24 00:13:44 GMT
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    The latest murder in Waikiki should be setting off alarm bells in the visitor industry. 

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    The latest murder in Waikiki should be setting off alarm bells in the visitor industry. 

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  • Local Connection: HPD's Police Chief Search

    Local Connection: HPD's Police Chief Search

    Wednesday, October 18 2017 9:40 PM EDT2017-10-19 01:40:34 GMT
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    The search for Honolulu's next police chief is within days of completion while the cloud hanging over the process is seemingly darker than ever. 

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    The search for Honolulu's next police chief is within days of completion while the cloud hanging over the process is seemingly darker than ever. 

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  • The Kalakaua Foundation wraps ‘Agena’s Clinic’ on Kauai

    The Kalakaua Foundation wraps ‘Agena’s Clinic’ on Kauai

    Monday, October 16 2017 11:38 PM EDT2017-10-17 03:38:02 GMT
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    If Hawaii’s next basketball prodigy reigns from the Garden Isle, we’ll have Coach Dennis Agena to thank for that.

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    If Hawaii’s next basketball prodigy reigns from the Garden Isle, we’ll have Coach Dennis Agena to thank for that.

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  • Local Connection: Cancer Awareness

    Local Connection: Cancer Awareness

    Monday, October 16 2017 9:24 PM EDT2017-10-17 01:24:03 GMT
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    This weekend, thousands of residents participated in the annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. It's an event Hawaii News Now, along with scores of other businesses, is proud to support. It's also just one of many ways the public has embraced October as Breast Cancer Awareness month. Survivors and the families of those who have passed tell us they appreciate seeing pink everywhere. And we enjoy showing our public support for what they've been through. It goes without saying that ...More >>
    This weekend, thousands of residents participated in the annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. It's an event Hawaii News Now, along with scores of other businesses, is proud to support. It's also just one of many ways the public has embraced October as Breast Cancer Awareness month. Survivors and the families of those who have passed tell us they appreciate seeing pink everywhere. And we enjoy showing our public support for what they've been through. It goes without saying that ...More >>
  • Local Connection: Jay Shidler's Great Gift

    Local Connection: Jay Shidler's Great Gift

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 9:27 PM EDT2017-10-12 01:27:07 GMT
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    Let's take a moment during so many stories of tragedy and conflict to recognize a truly momentous act of generosity. 

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    Let's take a moment during so many stories of tragedy and conflict to recognize a truly momentous act of generosity. 

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  • Local Connection: Closing Kakaako Waterfront Park

    Local Connection: Closing Kakaako Waterfront Park

    Monday, October 9 2017 11:43 PM EDT2017-10-10 03:43:40 GMT
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    Last week, Governor Ige held a press conference to announce a successful year for the Kakaako Family Assessment center.

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    Last week, Governor Ige held a press conference to announce a successful year for the Kakaako Family Assessment center.

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  • KCC restarts Foodservice Apprenticeship Training program

    KCC restarts Foodservice Apprenticeship Training program

    Sunday, October 8 2017 11:03 PM EDT2017-10-09 03:03:16 GMT
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    A free program to help employees in the food service industry is starting back up at Kapiolani Community College. 

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    A free program to help employees in the food service industry is starting back up at Kapiolani Community College. 

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  • Local Connection: TMT Board Approval

    Local Connection: TMT Board Approval

    Thursday, October 5 2017 3:22 AM EDT2017-10-05 07:22:14 GMT
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    The Hawaii land board made the right call last week, when it approved the Thirty Meter Telescope for construction on Mauna Kea. 

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    The Hawaii land board made the right call last week, when it approved the Thirty Meter Telescope for construction on Mauna Kea. 

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  • Local Connection: Las Vegas Shooting

    Local Connection: Las Vegas Shooting

    Monday, October 2 2017 9:29 PM EDT2017-10-03 01:29:48 GMT
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    Once again – after another senseless slaughter – our hearts are broken and our prayers offered for so many innocent victims and their loved ones. 

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    Once again – after another senseless slaughter – our hearts are broken and our prayers offered for so many innocent victims and their loved ones. 

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  • Local Connection: Kaiser Football

    Local Connection: Kaiser Football

    Tuesday, September 26 2017 2:29 AM EDT2017-09-26 06:29:28 GMT
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    It's a shame whenever the failings of adults lead children to suffer.

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    It's a shame whenever the failings of adults lead children to suffer.

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  • Local Connection: 10 years of Sunrise

    Local Connection: 10 years of Sunrise

    Monday, September 25 2017 9:53 PM EDT2017-09-26 01:53:36 GMT
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    Last week, our Sunrise morning news team embarked on a 10th anniversary Mahalo tour of five islands in five days.

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    Last week, our Sunrise morning news team embarked on a 10th anniversary Mahalo tour of five islands in five days.

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  • Local Connection: 'Sustainable' Tourism

    Local Connection: 'Sustainable' Tourism

    Thursday, September 21 2017 9:12 PM EDT2017-09-22 01:12:45 GMT
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    This week, the Hawaii Tourism Authority is hosting what it is calling the Global Tourism Summit at the convention center. 

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    This week, the Hawaii Tourism Authority is hosting what it is calling the Global Tourism Summit at the convention center. 

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  • Kailua native honored with Navy promotion

    Kailua native honored with Navy promotion

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 9:59 PM EDT2017-09-21 01:59:59 GMT
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    A Kailua native is now a chief petty officer, a rank achieved by only 1 in 5 eligible sailors.

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    A Kailua native is now a chief petty officer, a rank achieved by only 1 in 5 eligible sailors.

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  • Local Connection: Turo and Taxes

    Local Connection: Turo and Taxes

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:24 PM EDT2017-09-20 03:24:23 GMT
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    As Hawaii News Now reported last week, the Turo car sharing app is gaining popularity in Hawaii. 

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    As Hawaii News Now reported last week, the Turo car sharing app is gaining popularity in Hawaii. 

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  • Local Connection: Hurricane Iniki Anniversary

    Local Connection: Hurricane Iniki Anniversary

    Sunday, September 17 2017 8:51 PM EDT2017-09-18 00:51:15 GMT
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    It's a chilling coincidence that Florida is absorbing the impact of a major hurricane exactly 25 years after Kauai took the brunt of Hurricane Iniki. 

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    It's a chilling coincidence that Florida is absorbing the impact of a major hurricane exactly 25 years after Kauai took the brunt of Hurricane Iniki. 

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  • Local church lends helping hand to west Oahu neighborhood

    Local church lends helping hand to west Oahu neighborhood

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 3:09 AM EDT2017-09-12 07:09:08 GMT
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    If you hit the road Monday morning you may have noticed something missing along Farrington Highway – trash. 

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    If you hit the road Monday morning you may have noticed something missing along Farrington Highway – trash. 

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  • Local Connection: War on Terrorism since 9-11

    Local Connection: War on Terrorism since 9-11

    Monday, September 11 2017 10:50 PM EDT2017-09-12 02:50:08 GMT
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    The sad anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist attack comes with us still involved in the War on Terrorism.

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    The sad anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist attack comes with us still involved in the War on Terrorism.

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  • Local Connection: Rail Deal Reached

    Local Connection: Rail Deal Reached

    Saturday, September 9 2017 5:49 PM EDT2017-09-09 21:49:41 GMT
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    Our legislature did what it promised last week – coming up with enough money to build the Oahu rail project all the way to Ala Moana. Or at least we hope it's enough money.  

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    Our legislature did what it promised last week – coming up with enough money to build the Oahu rail project all the way to Ala Moana. Or at least we hope it's enough money.  

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  • Program aimed at helping kids resolve disputes gets grant

    Program aimed at helping kids resolve disputes gets grant

    Wednesday, September 6 2017 9:57 PM EDT2017-09-07 01:57:44 GMT
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    A Big Island program aimed at helping kids resolve their disputes peacefully just got a little boost from the First Hawaiian Bank Foundation.

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    A Big Island program aimed at helping kids resolve their disputes peacefully just got a little boost from the First Hawaiian Bank Foundation.

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  • Local Connection: Direct TV

    Local Connection: Direct TV

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 11:31 PM EDT2017-09-06 03:31:33 GMT
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    Tonight at 5:59PM, Hawaii News Now's extended agreement with DIRECTV will expire and they may drop KGMB and KHNL from their lineup.

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    Tonight at 5:59PM, Hawaii News Now's extended agreement with DIRECTV will expire and they may drop KGMB and KHNL from their lineup.

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  • Local Connection: Red Cross Hawaii Centennial Celebration

    Local Connection: Red Cross Hawaii Centennial Celebration

    Monday, September 4 2017 11:30 PM EDT2017-09-05 03:30:42 GMT
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    In September 1917, just a few weeks after the Hawaii Red Cross was officially chartered, Hawaii's deposed Queen Liliuokalani sewed a Red Cross flag. 

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    In September 1917, just a few weeks after the Hawaii Red Cross was officially chartered, Hawaii's deposed Queen Liliuokalani sewed a Red Cross flag. 

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  • Local Connection: Homeless H-4 project

    Local Connection: Homeless H-4 project

    Monday, September 4 2017 9:10 PM EDT2017-09-05 01:10:13 GMT
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    The challenge of dealing with people who are both medically fragile and homeless is one of the toughest, most heartbreaking and expensive problems we have.

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    The challenge of dealing with people who are both medically fragile and homeless is one of the toughest, most heartbreaking and expensive problems we have.

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  • Local Connection: Reaching a Rail Deal

    Local Connection: Reaching a Rail Deal

    Tuesday, August 29 2017 9:18 PM EDT2017-08-30 01:18:56 GMT
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    The deal to deal to bail out Honolulu's rail system is complicated and controversial.

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    The deal to deal to bail out Honolulu's rail system is complicated and controversial.

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  • Local Connection: Schatz POTUS Comments

    Local Connection: Schatz POTUS Comments

    Thursday, August 24 2017 1:07 AM EDT2017-08-24 05:07:41 GMT
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    Hawaii Senator Brian Schatz last week declared that Donald Trump is not his President. 

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    Hawaii Senator Brian Schatz last week declared that Donald Trump is not his President. 

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  • Local Connection: Direct TV Dispute

    Local Connection: Direct TV Dispute

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 10:40 PM EDT2017-08-23 02:40:55 GMT
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    Did you know more people get their news from local broadcasters than those big national cable outlets? 

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    Did you know more people get their news from local broadcasters than those big national cable outlets? 

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  • Local Connection: Reality of Rail series

    Local Connection: Reality of Rail series

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 9:16 PM EDT2017-08-23 01:16:35 GMT
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    It may seem like overkill to speak again to you about the Honolulu Rail project. But this is not only the biggest public works project in state history – it will determine the future of economic growth on Oahu.

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    It may seem like overkill to speak again to you about the Honolulu Rail project. But this is not only the biggest public works project in state history – it will determine the future of economic growth on Oahu.

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  • Made in Hawaii Festival showcases local vendors in three-day event

    Made in Hawaii Festival showcases local vendors in three-day event

    Friday, August 18 2017 4:29 PM EDT2017-08-18 20:29:03 GMT
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    The annual Made in Hawaii Festival kicks off at the Blaisdell starting Friday. 

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    The annual Made in Hawaii Festival kicks off at the Blaisdell starting Friday. 

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  • Local Connection: TMT Support among Native Hawaiians

    Local Connection: TMT Support among Native Hawaiians

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 10:29 PM EDT2017-08-17 02:29:14 GMT
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    Last week on Hawaii News Now, two Native Hawaiian leaders did something courageous which really should not have taken so much courage.

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    Last week on Hawaii News Now, two Native Hawaiian leaders did something courageous which really should not have taken so much courage.

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  • Local Connection: Rail Hearing

    Local Connection: Rail Hearing

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 9:21 PM EDT2017-08-16 01:21:23 GMT
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    With Monday's hearing on Honolulu's rail project, state lawmakers have begun the process of figuring out how to cover the three billion dollar shortfall.

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    With Monday's hearing on Honolulu's rail project, state lawmakers have begun the process of figuring out how to cover the three billion dollar shortfall.

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  • Special Olympics Hawaii Cop On Top

    Tuesday, August 25 2015 9:59 PM EDT2015-08-26 01:59:47 GMT
    Tuesday, August 15 2017 5:33 PM EDT2017-08-15 21:33:21 GMT

    This year’s 16th Annual Cop on Top fundraiser will have officials getting comfortable atop 14-foot scaffolds, where they will stay for three consecutive days to raise awareness and funds for Special Olympics Hawaii athletes.

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    This year’s 16th Annual Cop on Top fundraiser will have officials getting comfortable atop 14-foot scaffolds, where they will stay for three consecutive days to raise awareness and funds for Special Olympics Hawaii athletes.

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  • Local Connection: Haleakala Protest Backlash

    Local Connection: Haleakala Protest Backlash

    Thursday, August 10 2017 4:39 AM EDT2017-08-10 08:39:21 GMT
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    When police and protestors clashed over the Haleakala solar telescope last week, the police did an admirable and professional job of handling a chaotic and stressful situation.

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    When police and protestors clashed over the Haleakala solar telescope last week, the police did an admirable and professional job of handling a chaotic and stressful situation.

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  • Local Connection: New Year for DOE

    Local Connection: New Year for DOE

    Tuesday, August 8 2017 9:16 PM EDT2017-08-09 01:16:24 GMT
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    As public schools open this week, let's all hope that this will be a better year for Hawaii's keiki.

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    As public schools open this week, let's all hope that this will be a better year for Hawaii's keiki.

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  • Applications to be accepted for Kakaako workforce apartments

    Applications to be accepted for Kakaako workforce apartments

    Thursday, August 3 2017 9:51 PM EDT2017-08-04 01:51:45 GMT
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    Applications will soon be accepted for local workforce housing in Kakaako. Starting August 18, developer Gerding Edlen will accept applications for Keauhou Lane, a complex with 209 housing units on Keawe Street. Units available include studios, one and two-bedroom apartments. Each unit has air conditioning and Energy-star stainless steel appliances. Eligible applicants must make up to 80 percent of the area median income, which can range from $58,640 for in...More >>
    Applications will soon be accepted for local workforce housing in Kakaako. Starting August 18, developer Gerding Edlen will accept applications for Keauhou Lane, a complex with 209 housing units on Keawe Street. Units available include studios, one and two-bedroom apartments. Each unit has air conditioning and Energy-star stainless steel appliances. Eligible applicants must make up to 80 percent of the area median income, which can range from $58,640 for in...More >>
  • Local Connection: Media Leaks

    Local Connection: Media Leaks

    Thursday, August 3 2017 9:13 PM EDT2017-08-04 01:13:57 GMT
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    The Trump administration's fixation and paranoia about leaks to news media appears to be catching on in Hawaii – at least in the Honolulu Fire Department. Last week Fire Chief Manuel Neves called police to complain that an official fire department document was leaked to the media. Under state law – all records are open except for certain narrow exceptions – like medical and personnel records.   But it is a misdemeanor to knowingly disclose a non-public record....More >>
    The Trump administration's fixation and paranoia about leaks to news media appears to be catching on in Hawaii – at least in the Honolulu Fire Department. Last week Fire Chief Manuel Neves called police to complain that an official fire department document was leaked to the media. Under state law – all records are open except for certain narrow exceptions – like medical and personnel records.   But it is a misdemeanor to knowingly disclose a non-public record....More >>
  • Local Connection: TMT Recommendation

    Local Connection: TMT Recommendation

    Wednesday, August 2 2017 9:48 PM EDT2017-08-03 01:48:40 GMT
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    There was finally some welcome good news last week for the stalled Thirty Meter Telescope project. Land Department hearings officer Riki May Amano recommended approval of the permit that would allow construction. She acknowledged the sacred nature of Mauna Kea for many Native Hawaiians, and included many pages of testimony describing the deep and spiritual relationship people have with the mountain. Amano also laid out the extraordinary efforts the TMT developers made to accommodate...More >>
    There was finally some welcome good news last week for the stalled Thirty Meter Telescope project. Land Department hearings officer Riki May Amano recommended approval of the permit that would allow construction. She acknowledged the sacred nature of Mauna Kea for many Native Hawaiians, and included many pages of testimony describing the deep and spiritual relationship people have with the mountain. Amano also laid out the extraordinary efforts the TMT developers made to accommodate...More >>
  • Local Connection: Nuclear Attack Preparations

    Local Connection: Nuclear Attack Preparations

    Thursday, July 27 2017 4:00 AM EDT2017-07-27 08:00:41 GMT
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    Our state government generated more unfortunate international headlines last week by announcing that it was preparing for a potential nuclear attack by North Korea.

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    Our state government generated more unfortunate international headlines last week by announcing that it was preparing for a potential nuclear attack by North Korea.

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  • Local Connection: Lessons from Peter Boy

    Local Connection: Lessons from Peter Boy

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 9:19 PM EDT2017-07-26 01:19:33 GMT
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    Hawaii News Now proudly aired a special half-hour report last week by Chief Investigative Reporter Lynn Kawano on the tragic saga of Peter Boy Kema. It was the story of a little boy neglected to death by his parents who were supposedly under supervision of the state's child protective services. That was 20 years ago. And the state promised reforms that would prevent another tragedy. But just as Peter Boy's story comes to a close after two decades, another child has died of delibera...More >>
    Hawaii News Now proudly aired a special half-hour report last week by Chief Investigative Reporter Lynn Kawano on the tragic saga of Peter Boy Kema. It was the story of a little boy neglected to death by his parents who were supposedly under supervision of the state's child protective services. That was 20 years ago. And the state promised reforms that would prevent another tragedy. But just as Peter Boy's story comes to a close after two decades, another child has died of delibera...More >>
  • Local Connection: Homeless Police

    Local Connection: Homeless Police

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 12:50 AM EDT2017-07-19 04:50:01 GMT
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    Last week we got a rare look at the frustration many police officers experience when dealing with our homeless population. 

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    Last week we got a rare look at the frustration many police officers experience when dealing with our homeless population. 

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  • Local Connection: Marco Polo Fire

    Local Connection: Marco Polo Fire

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 9:10 PM EDT2017-07-19 01:10:30 GMT
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    Last week's fatal fire at the Marco Polo condominium was the nightmare scenario the fire department has been warning us about for decades. 

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    Last week's fatal fire at the Marco Polo condominium was the nightmare scenario the fire department has been warning us about for decades. 

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  • 2017 Duke's Oceanfest

    2017 Duke's Oceanfest

    Friday, July 14 2017 5:44 PM EDT2017-07-14 21:44:23 GMT

    Duke's OceanFest is held each summer in Waikiki in honor of Hawaiian legend Duke Paoa Kahanamoku, who is fondly remembered as the greatest waterman who ever lived. Held at venue sites throughout Waikiki, OceanFest features a variety of ocean sports that were close to Duke's heart, including surfing, paddleboard racing, swimming, volleyball, and more.

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    Duke's OceanFest is held each summer in Waikiki in honor of Hawaiian legend Duke Paoa Kahanamoku, who is fondly remembered as the greatest waterman who ever lived. Held at venue sites throughout Waikiki, OceanFest features a variety of ocean sports that were close to Duke's heart, including surfing, paddleboard racing, swimming, volleyball, and more.

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  • Sixth Annual Goodwill Goes GLAM!

    Sixth Annual Goodwill Goes GLAM!

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 11:03 PM EDT2017-07-13 03:03:33 GMT

    The sixth annual Goodwill Goes GLAM! Fashion Show kicks off Thursday, July 20 at 7PM on the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. Then, from July 21- July 23, shop name brand fashions and goods at bargain prices at the annual GLAM! Sale.

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    The sixth annual Goodwill Goes GLAM! Fashion Show kicks off Thursday, July 20 at 7PM on the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. Then, from July 21- July 23, shop name brand fashions and goods at bargain prices at the annual GLAM! Sale.

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  • Local Connection: Floatilla Fiasco

    Local Connection: Floatilla Fiasco

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 4:44 AM EDT2017-07-12 08:44:12 GMT
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    Independence Day is usually celebrated with patriotic events -- barbeques and a sense of gratitude for this great country. 

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    Independence Day is usually celebrated with patriotic events -- barbeques and a sense of gratitude for this great country. 

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  • Local Connection: Magana Deportation

    Local Connection: Magana Deportation

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 9:16 PM EDT2017-07-12 01:16:02 GMT
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    The saga of Kona Coffee Farmer Andres Magana is a story of the American dream. Unfortunately it is also now a story of how the dream can become a nightmare in the current climate. 

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    The saga of Kona Coffee Farmer Andres Magana is a story of the American dream. Unfortunately it is also now a story of how the dream can become a nightmare in the current climate. 

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  • Hawaii News Now on Roku

    Hawaii News Now on Roku

    Monday, July 10 2017 5:36 PM EDT2017-07-10 21:36:40 GMT

    You can now watch LIVE newscasts and on-demand video from Hawaii News Now – your source for breaking news, severe weather and traffic updates. See the latest news from Hawaii: local stories, weather forecasts, sports highlights, and video clips from Hawaii News Now: Sunrise.

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    You can now watch LIVE newscasts and on-demand video from Hawaii News Now – your source for breaking news, severe weather and traffic updates. See the latest news from Hawaii: local stories, weather forecasts, sports highlights, and video clips from Hawaii News Now: Sunrise.

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  • Local Connection: Paying for Rail

    Local Connection: Paying for Rail

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 9:36 PM EDT2017-07-06 01:36:04 GMT
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    It's July, and it's been a very long time regarding the anticipated answer to the question of how Honolulu will pay for the biggest public works project in state history. 

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    It's July, and it's been a very long time regarding the anticipated answer to the question of how Honolulu will pay for the biggest public works project in state history. 

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  • Local Connection: Biki Backlash

    Local Connection: Biki Backlash

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 9:25 PM EDT2017-07-06 01:25:08 GMT

    Most of us knew that the new bike sharing program "Biki" was on its way, but it didn't really sink in how huge this program would be until they started installing huge bike racks from Waikiki to Chinatown.

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    Most of us knew that the new bike sharing program "Biki" was on its way, but it didn't really sink in how huge this program would be until they started installing huge bike racks from Waikiki to Chinatown.

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  • Local Connection: Poisoned Politics

    Local Connection: Poisoned Politics

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 9:32 PM EDT2017-06-29 01:32:05 GMT

    After a heavily armed man fired on Republican congressmen at baseball practice, many blamed our overheated political environment for promoting violence. 

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    After a heavily armed man fired on Republican congressmen at baseball practice, many blamed our overheated political environment for promoting violence. 

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  • Local Connection: Hokulea's Homecoming — Well Done

    Local Connection: Hokulea's Homecoming — Well Done

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 12:16 AM EDT2017-06-28 04:16:15 GMT

    You didn't have to be Native Hawaiian to feel a lot of pride as Hokulea pulled into Magic Island June 17th.

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    You didn't have to be Native Hawaiian to feel a lot of pride as Hokulea pulled into Magic Island June 17th.

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  • Honolulu Zoo to host summer concert series with weekly entertainers

    Honolulu Zoo to host summer concert series with weekly entertainers

    Thursday, June 15 2017 3:25 AM EDT2017-06-15 07:25:49 GMT
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    In the heat of summer, the Honolulu Zoo announces special weekly performances for their annual "Wildest Show in Town Summer Concert Series." 

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    In the heat of summer, the Honolulu Zoo announces special weekly performances for their annual "Wildest Show in Town Summer Concert Series." 

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  • Ti leaves, flower donations wanted in lei-making workshops for Hokulea's homecoming

    Ti leaves, flower donations wanted in lei-making workshops for Hokulea's homecoming

    Thursday, June 15 2017 2:10 AM EDT2017-06-15 06:10:09 GMT
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    In anticipation of Hokulea's homecoming on Saturday, the Polynesian Voyaging Society is hosting free lei-making workshops to prepare for the celebration. 

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    In anticipation of Hokulea's homecoming on Saturday, the Polynesian Voyaging Society is hosting free lei-making workshops to prepare for the celebration. 

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  • Local Connection: Healthcare Heroes

    Local Connection: Healthcare Heroes

    Wednesday, June 14 2017 11:36 PM EDT2017-06-15 03:36:20 GMT
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    Sometimes someone makes a profound impact on our lives and never knows about it. This person becomes our hero.

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    Sometimes someone makes a profound impact on our lives and never knows about it. This person becomes our hero.

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  • Local Connection: Hokulea's Homecoming

    Local Connection: Hokulea's Homecoming

    Wednesday, June 14 2017 9:24 PM EDT2017-06-15 01:24:09 GMT
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    The successful three-year, around the world voyage of Hokulea will end this weekend. 

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    The successful three-year, around the world voyage of Hokulea will end this weekend. 

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  • Chef Michael Mina and Ayesha Curry to hold book signing event in Waikiki

    Chef Michael Mina and Ayesha Curry to hold book signing event in Waikiki

    Wednesday, June 14 2017 3:27 AM EDT2017-06-14 07:27:27 GMT
    (Image: Wikimedia Commons)(Image: Wikimedia Commons)

    Award-Winning Chef Michael Mina and Culinary Celebrity Ayesha Curry, NBA star Stephen Curry's wife, will hold a book signing event later in June, and meet some of their fans. 

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    Award-Winning Chef Michael Mina and Culinary Celebrity Ayesha Curry, NBA star Stephen Curry's wife, will hold a book signing event later in June, and meet some of their fans. 

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  • Maui Mentor Center awarded grant to support disadvantaged keiki

    Maui Mentor Center awarded grant to support disadvantaged keiki

    Friday, June 9 2017 12:40 AM EDT2017-06-09 04:40:26 GMT
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    The Maui Mentor Center of the Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii (BBBSH) organization was awarded a $10,000 grant from American Savings Bank and Maui Electric this past month.

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    The Maui Mentor Center of the Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii (BBBSH) organization was awarded a $10,000 grant from American Savings Bank and Maui Electric this past month.

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  • Local Connection: Kona farmer deportation

    Local Connection: Kona farmer deportation

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 2:10 AM EDT2017-06-07 06:10:51 GMT
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    The effort to deport a successful Kona coffee farmer became national news last week when a powerful appeals court judge said the removal was inhumane and contrary to American values.

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    The effort to deport a successful Kona coffee farmer became national news last week when a powerful appeals court judge said the removal was inhumane and contrary to American values.

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  • Local Connection: Reporters under siege

    Local Connection: Reporters under siege

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 2:05 AM EDT2017-06-07 06:05:39 GMT
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    When a Montana congressional candidate body-slammed a news reporter, it alarmed those of us in the journalism business who send out reporters on a mission to ask tough questions daily. 

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    When a Montana congressional candidate body-slammed a news reporter, it alarmed those of us in the journalism business who send out reporters on a mission to ask tough questions daily. 

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  • Tickets on sale for 44th annual Kamehameha Hula Competition

    Tickets on sale for 44th annual Kamehameha Hula Competition

    Thursday, June 1 2017 9:45 PM EDT2017-06-02 01:45:50 GMT
    (Image: Masi Samoa/Youtube)(Image: Masi Samoa/Youtube)

    Hula halau are preparing to compete in the 44th annual King Kamehameha Hula Competition which will be held in mid-June. 

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    Hula halau are preparing to compete in the 44th annual King Kamehameha Hula Competition which will be held in mid-June. 

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  • Local Connection: Developer spars with City Council

    Local Connection: Developer spars with City Council

    Thursday, June 1 2017 3:58 AM EDT2017-06-01 07:58:03 GMT

    A Chinese developer planning two multi-million dollar high-rise near Ala Moana has run into a troubling road block at the city council. 

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    A Chinese developer planning two multi-million dollar high-rise near Ala Moana has run into a troubling road block at the city council. 

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  • Local Connection: Manchester Bombing

    Local Connection: Manchester Bombing

    Tuesday, May 30 2017 9:33 PM EDT2017-05-31 01:33:15 GMT

    The cowardly suicide-bomb attack in Manchester last week specifically targeted the young fans of Ariana Grande - most of them women and girls.

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    The cowardly suicide-bomb attack in Manchester last week specifically targeted the young fans of Ariana Grande - most of them women and girls.

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  • 39th Annual Charity Walk

    39th Annual Charity Walk

    Monday, May 16 2016 3:39 PM EDT2016-05-16 19:39:21 GMT
    Wednesday, May 10 2017 11:32 PM EDT2017-05-11 03:32:52 GMT

    Celebrate a tradition of giving and help raise money for Hawaii's non-profit organizations by participating in the the 39th Annual Charity Walk, happening statewide throughout the month of May.

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    Celebrate a tradition of giving and help raise money for Hawaii's non-profit organizations by participating in the the 39th Annual Charity Walk, happening statewide throughout the month of May.

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  • Local Connection: Rail Fail

    Local Connection: Rail Fail

    Saturday, May 6 2017 4:56 PM EDT2017-05-06 20:56:16 GMT

    There is plenty of blame to go around about the failure of the legislature to come up with a plan to fill the funding shortfall for Honolulu rail.

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    There is plenty of blame to go around about the failure of the legislature to come up with a plan to fill the funding shortfall for Honolulu rail.

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  • Open fishing season for rainbow trout in Kokee set to begin in June

    Open fishing season for rainbow trout in Kokee set to begin in June

    Thursday, May 4 2017 10:29 PM EDT2017-05-05 02:29:41 GMT
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    The Department of Land and Natural Resources announced the open fishing season for rainbow trout on Kauai is set to begin mid June. 

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    The Department of Land and Natural Resources announced the open fishing season for rainbow trout on Kauai is set to begin mid June. 

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  • Local Connection: Airport Maintenance

    Local Connection: Airport Maintenance

    Thursday, May 4 2017 9:26 PM EDT2017-05-05 01:26:14 GMT

    Hawaii lawmakers missed a great opportunity to help our tourism industry, create jobs and improve convenience for Hawaii travelers when they failed to agree on setting up an independent authority to take over Hawaii's airports.

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    Hawaii lawmakers missed a great opportunity to help our tourism industry, create jobs and improve convenience for Hawaii travelers when they failed to agree on setting up an independent authority to take over Hawaii's airports.

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  • Local Connection: Hawaii Book and Music Festival

    Local Connection: Hawaii Book and Music Festival

    Thursday, May 4 2017 9:14 PM EDT2017-05-05 01:14:41 GMT

    Heads up Book and Music Lovers, the Hawai'i Book and Music Festival is coming. 

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    Heads up Book and Music Lovers, the Hawai'i Book and Music Festival is coming. 

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  • Enrollment in city's 'Summer Fun' program set to begin

    Enrollment in city's 'Summer Fun' program set to begin

    Thursday, May 4 2017 4:06 AM EDT2017-05-04 08:06:01 GMT
    (Image: Dept. or Parks and Rec)(Image: Dept. or Parks and Rec)

    Parents interested in registering their child for the city's popular "Summer Fun" program will be able to sign up this coming weekend at various parks across Oahu.

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    Parents interested in registering their child for the city's popular "Summer Fun" program will be able to sign up this coming weekend at various parks across Oahu.

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  • Community event to raise money for women’s center in Waipio

    Community event to raise money for women’s center in Waipio

    Wednesday, May 3 2017 12:56 AM EDT2017-05-03 04:56:09 GMT
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    Local vendors will come together this Saturday in support of a program that focuses on services for women struggling with unplanned pregnancy. “Craft Fair for Hope” will be held between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Bay View Golf Course in Kaneohe. The event will feature a wide selection of homegrown shopping options like food and home décor. The group Nalu & Hi’ilawe Kay from Sons of Yeshua will also provide entertainment. Proceeds from the event will benef...More >>
    Local vendors will come together this Saturday in support of a program that focuses on services for women struggling with unplanned pregnancy. “Craft Fair for Hope” will be held between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Bay View Golf Course in Kaneohe. The event will feature a wide selection of homegrown shopping options like food and home décor. The group Nalu & Hi’ilawe Kay from Sons of Yeshua will also provide entertainment. Proceeds from the event will benef...More >>
  • Local Connection: Rail Deal

    Local Connection: Rail Deal

    Tuesday, May 2 2017 9:29 PM EDT2017-05-03 01:29:32 GMT

    Leave it to Hawaii's legislature to take a problem with a relatively simple solution, and instead produce a last-minute mash-up of new taxes, favors and political pay-back.

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    Leave it to Hawaii's legislature to take a problem with a relatively simple solution, and instead produce a last-minute mash-up of new taxes, favors and political pay-back.

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  • E.K. Fernandez to host 50th State Fair beginning Memorial Day weekend

    E.K. Fernandez to host 50th State Fair beginning Memorial Day weekend

    Thursday, April 27 2017 4:14 AM EDT2017-04-27 08:14:42 GMT
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    The 50th State Fair will soon be back in town with some exciting family attractions. 

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    The 50th State Fair will soon be back in town with some exciting family attractions. 

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  • Local Connection: Education Funding

    Local Connection: Education Funding

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 9:44 PM EDT2017-04-27 01:44:53 GMT

    While Hawaii schools continue to struggle just to find teachers, educational supplies and adequate classrooms, lawmakers continue to struggle with what to do about it.

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    While Hawaii schools continue to struggle just to find teachers, educational supplies and adequate classrooms, lawmakers continue to struggle with what to do about it.

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  • Local Connection: Cayetano Antirail

    Local Connection: Cayetano Antirail

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 9:35 PM EDT2017-04-27 01:35:44 GMT

    Personally, I like and respect former governor Ben Cayetano for his great career and many years of service as both lieutenant governor and the his becoming the fifth governor of the State of Hawaii from 1994-2002. 

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    Personally, I like and respect former governor Ben Cayetano for his great career and many years of service as both lieutenant governor and the his becoming the fifth governor of the State of Hawaii from 1994-2002. 

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  • Local Connection: Flight Fallout

    Local Connection: Flight Fallout

    Friday, April 21 2017 3:29 AM EDT2017-04-21 07:29:27 GMT

    Last week's disturbing story about a doctor being physically removed from a flight in Chicago was certainly a public relations nightmare  for United Airlines. 

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    Last week's disturbing story about a doctor being physically removed from a flight in Chicago was certainly a public relations nightmare  for United Airlines. 

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  • 2017 'Iolani School fair to begin Friday

    2017 'Iolani School fair to begin Friday

    Friday, April 21 2017 1:11 AM EDT2017-04-21 05:11:17 GMT
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    The annual 'Iolani School fair is set to begin this Friday with a fun-filled weekend of rides, food and games.

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    The annual 'Iolani School fair is set to begin this Friday with a fun-filled weekend of rides, food and games.

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  • Local Connection: Rail Tax

    Local Connection: Rail Tax

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 9:17 PM EDT2017-04-19 01:17:53 GMT

    The debate over how to pay for Honolulu's rail system is entering a crucial period. Lawmakers will soon begin negotiations over Mayor Caldwell's plea for at least a ten year extension of the half-cent-per-dollar excise tax increase. 

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    The debate over how to pay for Honolulu's rail system is entering a crucial period. Lawmakers will soon begin negotiations over Mayor Caldwell's plea for at least a ten year extension of the half-cent-per-dollar excise tax increase. 

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  • Local Connection: Airport Incompetence

    Local Connection: Airport Incompetence

    Saturday, April 15 2017 6:20 PM EDT2017-04-15 22:20:45 GMT

    Out of complete frustration, Hawaiian Airlines has now finally stepped in to manage construction of the huge new hanger facility at the airport.

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    Out of complete frustration, Hawaiian Airlines has now finally stepped in to manage construction of the huge new hanger facility at the airport.

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  • Local Connection: Peter Boy

    Local Connection: Peter Boy

    Saturday, April 15 2017 6:02 PM EDT2017-04-15 22:02:52 GMT

    The 20 year mystery of what happened to Peter Boy Kema has finally been solved, now that both his parents have pleaded guilty to roles in his death. 

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    The 20 year mystery of what happened to Peter Boy Kema has finally been solved, now that both his parents have pleaded guilty to roles in his death. 

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  • Join Hawaii News Now at the Hawaii Foodbank Food Drive

    Join Hawaii News Now at the Hawaii Foodbank Food Drive

    Friday, April 25 2014 3:07 PM EDT2014-04-25 19:07:28 GMT
    Tuesday, April 11 2017 11:07 PM EDT2017-04-12 03:07:32 GMT

    Join Hawaii News Now and the Hawaii Foodbank feed Hawaii's hungry. Drop off canned meals and monetary donations to any food drive site on Saturday, April 15th.

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    Join Hawaii News Now and the Hawaii Foodbank feed Hawaii's hungry. Drop off canned meals and monetary donations to any food drive site on Saturday, April 15th.

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  • Still need to file federal income taxes? AARP offers free tax-filing services

    Still need to file federal income taxes? AARP offers free tax-filing services

    Monday, April 10 2017 11:19 PM EDT2017-04-11 03:19:19 GMT
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    The deadline to file federal income tax returns is quickly approaching, and there are services available that help prepare taxes for free. 

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    The deadline to file federal income tax returns is quickly approaching, and there are services available that help prepare taxes for free. 

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  • Hawaii volunteers help rebuild a rural school in the Philippines

    Hawaii volunteers help rebuild a rural school in the Philippines

    Saturday, April 8 2017 6:39 AM EDT2017-04-08 10:39:59 GMT
    (Image: Nan, Inc.)(Image: Nan, Inc.)

    Local YMCA volunteers recently teamed up with other community groups to help disadvantaged students in Southeast Asia. 

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    Local YMCA volunteers recently teamed up with other community groups to help disadvantaged students in Southeast Asia. 

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  • Local Connection: Hawaii Foodbank

    Local Connection: Hawaii Foodbank

    Friday, April 7 2017 1:30 AM EDT2017-04-07 05:30:01 GMT

    We think about hunger a few times every day when we are ready for a meal. We use meals as celebration center points for gatherings with friends and families.

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    We think about hunger a few times every day when we are ready for a meal. We use meals as celebration center points for gatherings with friends and families.

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  • Donations wanted as April declared 'Hawaii Foodbank Month'

    Donations wanted as April declared 'Hawaii Foodbank Month'

    Thursday, April 6 2017 9:54 PM EDT2017-04-07 01:54:37 GMT
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    By Kristy Tamashiro HNN: April is now Hawai’i Foodbank Month in the City and County of Honolulu. On Wednesday, Mayor Kirk Caldwell proclaimed April as Hawai’i Foodbank Month.

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    By Kristy Tamashiro HNN: April is now Hawai’i Foodbank Month in the City and County of Honolulu. On Wednesday, Mayor Kirk Caldwell proclaimed April as Hawai’i Foodbank Month.

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  • Local Connection: Homeless Funding

    Local Connection: Homeless Funding

    Wednesday, April 5 2017 4:02 AM EDT2017-04-05 08:02:47 GMT

    We all know the homeless problem in Hawaii has escalated into a very serious crisis! Evictions--removing people from their home for non-payment of rent--is a major contributor to homelessness, and it only makes good sense that preventing this from happening is a necessary and vital part of any strategy that addresses our homeless crisis.

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    We all know the homeless problem in Hawaii has escalated into a very serious crisis! Evictions--removing people from their home for non-payment of rent--is a major contributor to homelessness, and it only makes good sense that preventing this from happening is a necessary and vital part of any strategy that addresses our homeless crisis.

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  • Kyo-ya Hotels & Resorts raises $176K for Aloha United Way

    Kyo-ya Hotels & Resorts raises $176K for Aloha United Way

    Thursday, March 30 2017 7:24 PM EDT2017-03-30 23:24:17 GMT
    (Image: Kyo-ya Hotels & Resorts)(Image: Kyo-ya Hotels & Resorts)

    Kyo-ya Hotels & Resorts hit a new record in its fundraising for Aloha United Way.

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    Kyo-ya Hotels & Resorts hit a new record in its fundraising for Aloha United Way.

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  • Local Connection: Voter Turnout

    Local Connection: Voter Turnout

    Thursday, March 23 2017 9:37 PM EDT2017-03-24 01:37:09 GMT

    A national report reconfirmed last week that Hawaii continues to have the worst voter turnout in the nation. 

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    A national report reconfirmed last week that Hawaii continues to have the worst voter turnout in the nation. 

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  • Free swim classes offered on Maui

    Free swim classes offered on Maui

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 8:03 PM EDT2017-03-23 00:03:40 GMT
    (Image: Wikimedia Commons)(Image: Wikimedia Commons)

    Free swim classes are being offered in April to both children and adults on Maui.

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    Free swim classes are being offered in April to both children and adults on Maui.

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  • Local Connection: Homeless lawbreakers

    Local Connection: Homeless lawbreakers

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 12:17 AM EDT2017-03-15 04:17:49 GMT

    There were two very disturbing stories last week that illustrate the changing nature of our ongoing homeless crisis. 

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    There were two very disturbing stories last week that illustrate the changing nature of our ongoing homeless crisis. 

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  • Local Connection: Kamehameha Schools' Song Contest

    Local Connection: Kamehameha Schools' Song Contest

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 9:20 PM EDT2017-03-15 01:20:33 GMT

    This Friday on KGMB, Hawaii News Now presents the 97th Annual Kamehameha Schools' Song Contest, honoring the music of Bina Mossman.

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    This Friday on KGMB, Hawaii News Now presents the 97th Annual Kamehameha Schools' Song Contest, honoring the music of Bina Mossman.

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  • Local Connection: League of Women Voters of Hawaii

    Local Connection: League of Women Voters of Hawaii

    Friday, March 10 2017 11:14 PM EST2017-03-11 04:14:51 GMT

    Voting is the foundation of democracy, but here in Hawaii too few people are registered to vote, and too many registered voters sit on the sidelines when it comes time to make important decisions.

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    Voting is the foundation of democracy, but here in Hawaii too few people are registered to vote, and too many registered voters sit on the sidelines when it comes time to make important decisions.

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  • Local Connection: Step Out Hawaii

    Local Connection: Step Out Hawaii

    Friday, March 10 2017 2:06 AM EST2017-03-10 07:06:43 GMT

    Did you know that every day, 14 people in Hawaii are diagnosed with diabetes?  Hawaii News Now and Hawaii Pacific Health are proud to support the step out walk to stop diabetes.

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    Did you know that every day, 14 people in Hawaii are diagnosed with diabetes?  Hawaii News Now and Hawaii Pacific Health are proud to support the step out walk to stop diabetes.

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  • Local Connection: Hawai'i Says No More

    Local Connection: Hawai'i Says No More

    Tuesday, March 7 2017 11:49 PM EST2017-03-08 04:49:59 GMT

    At Hawai'i News Now, we are proud partners of Hawai'i Says NO MORE, an unprecedented collaboration of individuals, programs and organizations across our state who together are taking action to prevent and end domestic violence and sexual assault.

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    At Hawai'i News Now, we are proud partners of Hawai'i Says NO MORE, an unprecedented collaboration of individuals, programs and organizations across our state who together are taking action to prevent and end domestic violence and sexual assault.

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  • Local Connection: Red Cross Centennial

    Local Connection: Red Cross Centennial

    Tuesday, March 7 2017 8:57 PM EST2017-03-08 01:57:37 GMT

    March is national Red Cross Month, a time to recognize the critical services this important humanitarian organization provides to the community.   This year also marks the Centennial Anniversary of the Red Cross in Hawaii. 

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    March is national Red Cross Month, a time to recognize the critical services this important humanitarian organization provides to the community.   This year also marks the Centennial Anniversary of the Red Cross in Hawaii. 

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  • Local Connection: Farm to School

    Local Connection: Farm to School

    Tuesday, February 28 2017 8:18 PM EST2017-03-01 01:18:10 GMT

    Earlier this month, we took a look at Governor Ige's initiative to double local food production by 2020. 

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    Earlier this month, we took a look at Governor Ige's initiative to double local food production by 2020. 

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  • Local Connection: Affordable Housing

    Local Connection: Affordable Housing

    Thursday, February 23 2017 9:43 PM EST2017-02-24 02:43:23 GMT

    Mayor Kirk Caldwell rightfully dedicated his state of the city message last week to affordable housing and we give him very high praise for what he had to say. 

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    Mayor Kirk Caldwell rightfully dedicated his state of the city message last week to affordable housing and we give him very high praise for what he had to say. 

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  • Local Connection: Drug Epidemic

    Local Connection: Drug Epidemic

    Tuesday, February 21 2017 9:09 PM EST2017-02-22 02:09:43 GMT

    Here's a thought that will give you some pause: It has been 14 years since local television stations pre-empted prime time for a documentary on Hawaii's crystal meth epidemic. 

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    Here's a thought that will give you some pause: It has been 14 years since local television stations pre-empted prime time for a documentary on Hawaii's crystal meth epidemic. 

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  • Local Connection: NCAA Sanctions

    Friday, February 17 2017 3:50 AM EST2017-02-17 08:50:39 GMT

    The university of Hawaii basketball team is once again dramatically exceeding expectations.

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    The university of Hawaii basketball team is once again dramatically exceeding expectations.

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  • Bugs beware! Seminar to teach organic pest control solutions

    Bugs beware! Seminar to teach organic pest control solutions

    Wednesday, February 15 2017 8:32 PM EST2017-02-16 01:32:18 GMT
    Little fire ants (Image: Hawaii News Now/file)Little fire ants (Image: Hawaii News Now/file)

    By Kristy Tamashiro HNN Spring Intern Listen up homeowners! There’s a way to control unwanted insects and maintain your garden without using chemicals. 

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    By Kristy Tamashiro HNN Spring Intern Listen up homeowners! There’s a way to control unwanted insects and maintain your garden without using chemicals. 

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  • Local Connection: Teachers and Taxes

    Local Connection: Teachers and Taxes

    Tuesday, February 14 2017 11:03 PM EST2017-02-15 04:03:17 GMT

    Hawaii's public school teachers and their union are pushing hard for a constitutional amendment that would add taxes to higher-end investment properties and tourist accommodations. 

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    Hawaii's public school teachers and their union are pushing hard for a constitutional amendment that would add taxes to higher-end investment properties and tourist accommodations. 

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  • Project Grad grants available for Class of 2017

    Project Grad grants available for Class of 2017

    Thursday, February 9 2017 7:25 PM EST2017-02-10 00:25:42 GMT
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    A new program is aimed at helping low-income Maui County families relieve the financial burdens of Project Graduation.

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    A new program is aimed at helping low-income Maui County families relieve the financial burdens of Project Graduation.

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  • Local Connection: Pesticide Debate

    Local Connection: Pesticide Debate

    Wednesday, February 8 2017 8:41 PM EST2017-02-09 01:41:54 GMT

    Hawaii's GMO seed industry is once again on the defensive – this time at the state capitol.   

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    Hawaii's GMO seed industry is once again on the defensive – this time at the state capitol.   

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  • Local Connection: Agriculture Goals

    Local Connection: Agriculture Goals

    Thursday, February 2 2017 8:22 PM EST2017-02-03 01:22:31 GMT

    As part of his state of the-state message, Governor Ige repeated once again his pledge to double local food production by 2020. 

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    As part of his state of the-state message, Governor Ige repeated once again his pledge to double local food production by 2020. 

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  • Local Connection: Kuleana Lands

    Local Connection: Kuleana Lands

    Tuesday, January 24 2017 10:50 PM EST2017-01-25 03:50:11 GMT

    There is no doubt Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is a smart guy and he has tons of very smart lawyers.

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    There is no doubt Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is a smart guy and he has tons of very smart lawyers.

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  • Local Connection: 2016 In Review

    Local Connection: 2016 In Review

    Thursday, January 19 2017 8:28 PM EST2017-01-20 01:28:36 GMT
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    2016 was the kind of year that forces us to ask ourselves as a society, what we value most. 

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    2016 was the kind of year that forces us to ask ourselves as a society, what we value most. 

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  • Local Connection: A year on homelessness

    Local Connection: A year on homelessness

    Thursday, January 19 2017 8:27 PM EST2017-01-20 01:27:57 GMT

    It has been a year and a half since Hawaii News Now and the Honolulu Star-Advertiser began our unprecedented partnership in covering the homeless crisis.

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    It has been a year and a half since Hawaii News Now and the Honolulu Star-Advertiser began our unprecedented partnership in covering the homeless crisis.

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  • Local Connection: Polynesian Bowl

    Local Connection: Polynesian Bowl

    Thursday, January 19 2017 8:27 PM EST2017-01-20 01:27:05 GMT

    One of the most inspiring developments in the world of football will be on display at Aloha Stadium a week from this Saturday.

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    One of the most inspiring developments in the world of football will be on display at Aloha Stadium a week from this Saturday.

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  • Local Connection: Legislature Opening Day

    Local Connection: Legislature Opening Day

    Thursday, January 19 2017 8:26 PM EST2017-01-20 01:26:20 GMT

    It would be nice to say that this week's opening of the legislature bring with it hope and excitement for all the opportunities to make Hawaii an even better place to live.

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    It would be nice to say that this week's opening of the legislature bring with it hope and excitement for all the opportunities to make Hawaii an even better place to live.

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  • Local Connection: Fake Monks

    Local Connection: Fake Monks

    Thursday, January 19 2017 8:25 PM EST2017-01-20 01:25:40 GMT

    There is no question that our visitor industry is central to our economy, and the experience visitors have here is essential to our good reputation around the world.

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    There is no question that our visitor industry is central to our economy, and the experience visitors have here is essential to our good reputation around the world.

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  • Local Connection: Sayonara Obama

    Local Connection: Sayonara Obama

    Thursday, January 19 2017 8:23 PM EST2017-01-20 01:23:57 GMT

       It goes without saying that President Obama and Hawaii have a special relationship...and vice-versa.

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       It goes without saying that President Obama and Hawaii have a special relationship...and vice-versa.

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  • Local Connection: Police Chief's decision

    Local Connection: Police Chief's decision

    Thursday, December 29 2016 8:44 PM EST2016-12-30 01:44:08 GMT

    Honolulu police Chief Louis Kealoha’s decision to take leave with pay from his position was the right thing to do. 

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    Honolulu police Chief Louis Kealoha’s decision to take leave with pay from his position was the right thing to do. 

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  • Local Connection: Officer pleads guilty

    Local Connection: Officer pleads guilty

    Thursday, December 22 2016 1:07 AM EST2016-12-22 06:07:00 GMT

    In the last few days we have seen huge developments in the ongoing investigation of Police Chief Louis Kealoha and his wife, Katherine.

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    In the last few days we have seen huge developments in the ongoing investigation of Police Chief Louis Kealoha and his wife, Katherine.

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  • Local Connection: Matayoshi vs. Ige

    Local Connection: Matayoshi vs. Ige

    Monday, December 12 2016 7:17 PM EST2016-12-13 00:17:06 GMT

    Departing Schools Superintendent Kathryn Matayoshi showed significant courage last week. 

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    Departing Schools Superintendent Kathryn Matayoshi showed significant courage last week. 

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  • Local Connection: Pearl Harbor

    Local Connection: Pearl Harbor

    Monday, December 12 2016 7:14 PM EST2016-12-13 00:14:23 GMT

    Hawaii and the nation are taking time this week to pause and remember the attack on Pearl Harbor -- December 7th 1941. 

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    Hawaii and the nation are taking time this week to pause and remember the attack on Pearl Harbor -- December 7th 1941. 

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  • 75th Anniversary of Attack on Pearl Harbor: Hawaii News Now Broadcast Schedule

    75th Anniversary of Attack on Pearl Harbor: Hawaii News Now Broadcast Schedule

    Tuesday, December 6 2016 6:00 PM EST2016-12-06 23:00:25 GMT

    Join Hawaii News Now on Wednesday, December 7th, as we remember the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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    Join Hawaii News Now on Wednesday, December 7th, as we remember the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

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  • Local Connection: Salvation Army

    Local Connection: Salvation Army

    Saturday, December 3 2016 12:44 AM EST2016-12-03 05:44:20 GMT

    The holidays are here and you know what that means. 'Tis the season for those familiar sights and sounds of The Salvation Army's Red Kettles and bell ringers.

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    The holidays are here and you know what that means. 'Tis the season for those familiar sights and sounds of The Salvation Army's Red Kettles and bell ringers.

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  • Local Connection: Hawaii Bowl

    Local Connection: Hawaii Bowl

    Wednesday, November 30 2016 8:48 PM EST2016-12-01 01:48:43 GMT

    The Hawaii Rainbow football team could be playing in the Hawaii bowl.

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    The Hawaii Rainbow football team could be playing in the Hawaii bowl.

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  • Local Connection: Crime Mapping

    Local Connection: Crime Mapping

    Friday, November 25 2016 11:26 PM EST2016-11-26 04:26:42 GMT

    Last week, Honolulu residents finally got something that people everywhere else in the country have had for years. 

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    Last week, Honolulu residents finally got something that people everywhere else in the country have had for years. 

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    HI Achievers

    Hawaii News Now is partnering with Hawaii USA Federal Credit Union to recognize students who are excelling in high school while leaving an everlasting imprint on our community by giving back. More >>
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    Sunrise wants to help your non-profit connect with our community. Watch Community Connection. Wednesday Mornings on Hawaii News Now: Sunrise.More >>
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    Good Things

    One of the Good Things is a brand created by Hawaii News Now that promotes over two dozen charitable organizations across the state of Hawaii. Good Things provides a platform to help these organizations promote their events and their initiatives to help our community, and thus making these organizations “One of the Good Things About Hawaii.”More >>

    One of the Good Things is a brand created by Hawaii News Now that promotes over two dozen charitable organizations across the state of Hawaii. Good Things provides a platform to help these organizations promote their events and their initiatives to help our community, and thus making these organizations “One of the Good Things About Hawaii.”

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    Race For The Cure

    Be Bold. Be Fearless. Be More. Register for Race For The Cure and help reduce the number of breast cancer deaths. The 2017 Komen Hawaii Race For The Cure is on Sunday, October 15th.

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    Be Bold. Be Fearless. Be More. Register for Race For The Cure and help reduce the number of breast cancer deaths. The 2017 Komen Hawaii Race For The Cure is on Sunday, October 15th.

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