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  • HI-EMA announce plans for a public information and education campaign related to the ballistic missile threat from North Korea

    HI-EMA announce plans for a public information and education campaign related to the ballistic missile threat from North Korea

    Saturday, July 22 2017 4:03 PM EDT2017-07-22 20:03:51 GMT

    Officials with the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency will announce plans for a public information and education campaign related to the ballistic missile threat from North Korea.   Although the threat of a ballistic missile threat from North Korea is currently assessed to be low, the HI-EMA has been working...

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    Officials with the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency will announce plans for a public information and education campaign related to the ballistic missile threat from North Korea.   Although the threat of a ballistic missile threat from North Korea is currently assessed to be low, the HI-EMA has been working...

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  • Hawaii Business magazine hosts largest leadership development conference in the State

    Hawaii Business magazine hosts largest leadership development conference in the State

    Friday, July 21 2017 4:27 PM EDT2017-07-21 20:27:44 GMT

    Hawaii Business Magazine will host magazine’s 4th Annual Leadership Conference on Thursday, July 27, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Coral Ballrooms at The Hilton Hawaiian Village. The Conference will include two general sessions - the Opening Keynote, entitled “Cultivating Culture Within...

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    Hawaii Business Magazine will host magazine’s 4th Annual Leadership Conference on Thursday, July 27, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Coral Ballrooms at The Hilton Hawaiian Village. The Conference will include two general sessions - the Opening Keynote, entitled “Cultivating Culture Within...

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  • Sunrise Summer Concert Series: Keauhou

    Sunrise Summer Concert Series: Keauhou

    Friday, July 21 2017 4:07 PM EDT2017-07-21 20:07:28 GMT

    Kahanuola Solatorio, and brothers, Nicholas and Zachary Lum released their eagerly anticipated self-titled recording “Keauhou” in September of 2016. The name was suggested by Hailama Farden while the trio played music at the Kamehameha School’s Midkiff Library. This library is home to...

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    Kahanuola Solatorio, and brothers, Nicholas and Zachary Lum released their eagerly anticipated self-titled recording “Keauhou” in September of 2016. The name was suggested by Hailama Farden while the trio played music at the Kamehameha School’s Midkiff Library. This library is home to...

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  • Billy V: Linkin Park loses singer to suicide, Jada Pinkett-Smith recalls days with Tupac, Stevie Wonder gets hitched, Keiki Hula Competition

    Billy V: Linkin Park loses singer to suicide, Jada Pinkett-Smith recalls days with Tupac, Stevie Wonder gets hitched, Keiki Hula Competition

    Friday, July 21 2017 3:45 PM EDT2017-07-21 19:45:03 GMT

    Music lovers and Linkin Park fans are mourning front-man Chester Bennington this morning. He was found in his Los Angeles home -  dead from an apparent suicide Thursday morning. In a tweet -  bandmate Mike Shinoda said he was, quote, "shocked and heartbroken" by the news. Bennington was...

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    Music lovers and Linkin Park fans are mourning front-man Chester Bennington this morning. He was found in his Los Angeles home -  dead from an apparent suicide Thursday morning. In a tweet -  bandmate Mike Shinoda said he was, quote, "shocked and heartbroken" by the news. Bennington was...

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  • Ask the Mayor: Mayor Arakawa Talks North Korea, Coqui Frogs and Kaiser Hospital Improvements

    Ask the Mayor: Mayor Arakawa Talks North Korea, Coqui Frogs and Kaiser Hospital Improvements

    Friday, July 21 2017 3:36 PM EDT2017-07-21 19:36:18 GMT

    Maui County Mayor Alan Arakawa joined us on Sunrise this morning. He talked about what residents should do if North Korea were to launch a missile strike on Hawaii. He also talked about retrofitting old apartment buildings with sprinkler systems...

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    Maui County Mayor Alan Arakawa joined us on Sunrise this morning. He talked about what residents should do if North Korea were to launch a missile strike on Hawaii. He also talked about retrofitting old apartment buildings with sprinkler systems...

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  • Business Report: The Darknet

    Business Report: The Darknet

    Friday, July 21 2017 3:35 PM EDT2017-07-21 19:35:03 GMT
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    Most people don't use the Darknet; we know about it from TV shows. It's a corner of the Internet where people evade public notice, often so they can break the law. The Justice Department this week announced the shutdown of AlphaBay, the largest player on the Darknet, where 40,000 vendors sold to 200,000 users...

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    Most people don't use the Darknet; we know about it from TV shows. It's a corner of the Internet where people evade public notice, often so they can break the law. The Justice Department this week announced the shutdown of AlphaBay, the largest player on the Darknet, where 40,000 vendors sold to 200,000 users...

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  • Saving east Oahu's Kanewai Spring

    Saving east Oahu's Kanewai Spring

    Friday, July 21 2017 3:33 PM EDT2017-07-21 19:33:26 GMT

    It's one of the last freshwater springs in East Honolulu and it has been saved through a concerted community effort. Laura Kaakua, the Native Lands Project Manager from The Trust for Public Land and Angela Correa-Pei, the Vice President of Maunalua Fishpond Heritage Center, appeared on Sunrise to talk about it. They said that the spring was overgrown and neglected when they first started their campaign to buy and save it. 

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    It's one of the last freshwater springs in East Honolulu and it has been saved through a concerted community effort. Laura Kaakua, the Native Lands Project Manager from The Trust for Public Land and Angela Correa-Pei, the Vice President of Maunalua Fishpond Heritage Center, appeared on Sunrise to talk about it. They said that the spring was overgrown and neglected when they first started their campaign to buy and save it. 

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  • Billy V: New Hawaii 5-O cast members, Highest paid TV stars, 'Dunkirk'

    Billy V: New Hawaii 5-O cast members, Highest paid TV stars, 'Dunkirk'

    Thursday, July 20 2017 4:07 PM EDT2017-07-20 20:07:00 GMT

    Hawaii Five-0 has signed *three new actors for the upcoming season. The first is a familiar face. Ian Anthony Dale has played Kono Kalakaua's husband in the past. And two new faces, Meaghan Rath and Beulah Koale, will also be joining the cast. This comes a few weeks after Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park...

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    Hawaii Five-0 has signed *three new actors for the upcoming season. The first is a familiar face. Ian Anthony Dale has played Kono Kalakaua's husband in the past. And two new faces, Meaghan Rath and Beulah Koale, will also be joining the cast. This comes a few weeks after Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park...

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  • Business Report: The growth of the economy

    Business Report: The growth of the economy

    Thursday, July 20 2017 3:58 PM EDT2017-07-20 19:58:12 GMT

    The most efficient way to raise taxes is not to raise tax rates. It's to let the economy grow, and reap more tax revenue at current rates. Democrats like to say Bill Clinton balanced the budget, and technically that's true, he did what Reagan and Bush never did. But his main achievement was to be president...

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    The most efficient way to raise taxes is not to raise tax rates. It's to let the economy grow, and reap more tax revenue at current rates. Democrats like to say Bill Clinton balanced the budget, and technically that's true, he did what Reagan and Bush never did. But his main achievement was to be president...

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  • Dream Interpretation: Health, trust and frustration

    Dream Interpretation: Health, trust and frustration

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 5:48 PM EDT2017-07-19 21:48:51 GMT

    While some dreams can tell you about events and people around you, there are other dreams that can focus more on issues having to deal with your own self. 

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    While some dreams can tell you about events and people around you, there are other dreams that can focus more on issues having to deal with your own self. 

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  • Malama Maunalua and Pono Pacific host monthly community huki this summer

    Malama Maunalua and Pono Pacific host monthly community huki this summer

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 5:36 PM EDT2017-07-19 21:36:00 GMT

    Malama Maunalua and Pono Pacific invite the public to get outdoors and give back to the environment this summer through monthly Community Huki service days at Maunalua Bay in Hawaii Kai. 

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    Malama Maunalua and Pono Pacific invite the public to get outdoors and give back to the environment this summer through monthly Community Huki service days at Maunalua Bay in Hawaii Kai.

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  • Radar studies on Kauai highlight perilous state of endangered seabirds

    Radar studies on Kauai highlight perilous state of endangered seabirds

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 5:33 PM EDT2017-07-19 21:33:26 GMT

    An analysis of long-term radar studies on Kaua‘i has revealed massive declines in populations of the island’s two endangered seabirds, the Kauai Endangered Seabird Recovery Project (KESRP) announced today.  

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    An analysis of long-term radar studies on Kaua‘i has revealed massive declines in populations of the island’s two endangered seabirds, the Kauai Endangered Seabird Recovery Project (KESRP) announced today.

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  • Kupuna Achievers: Gordon and Sandy Young

    Kupuna Achievers: Gordon and Sandy Young

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 5:32 PM EDT2017-07-19 21:32:42 GMT

    This husband and wife pair weren't always performers, but in harmony, they work together to make a difference. 

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    This husband and wife pair weren't always performers, but in harmony, they work together to make a difference. 

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  • Business Report: 7/19/17

    Business Report: 7/19/17

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 5:31 PM EDT2017-07-19 21:31:57 GMT

    The Crew of Hokulea will be guests of honor at the Tourism Legacy Awards Luncheon, the highlight of the three-day Global Tourism Summit starting September 19 at the Hawaii Convention Center. Hawaii Forest Institute wins grants from the Atherton Family Foundation and Cooke Foundation. It's for habitat...

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    The Crew of Hokulea will be guests of honor at the Tourism Legacy Awards Luncheon, the highlight of the three-day Global Tourism Summit starting September 19 at the Hawaii Convention Center. Hawaii Forest Institute wins grants from the Atherton Family Foundation and Cooke Foundation. It's for habitat...

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  • Billy V: Gabby's statue, New 'Star Wars' behind the scenes video, Macguire back in Spider-Man?, Ed Sheerhan quits Twitter

    Billy V: Gabby's statue, New 'Star Wars' behind the scenes video, Macguire back in Spider-Man?, Ed Sheerhan quits Twitter

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 5:31 PM EDT2017-07-19 21:31:09 GMT

    Cyril Pahinui's shared a post from his FB Page that says, "Christmas is our favorite time of year and today we celebrated Christmas in July!  Mahalo nui to Luana Maitland for coming by with sculptor Kim Duffet to give us this wonderful gift.  We will treasure it and Outrigger's support to make our dream...

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    Cyril Pahinui's shared a post from his FB Page that says, "Christmas is our favorite time of year and today we celebrated Christmas in July!  Mahalo nui to Luana Maitland for coming by with sculptor Kim Duffet to give us this wonderful gift.  We will treasure it and Outrigger's support to make our dream...

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  • Freshen up your wardrobe with big savings at the 6th Annual Goodwill Goes Glam!

    Freshen up your wardrobe with big savings at the 6th Annual Goodwill Goes Glam!

    Wednesday, July 19 2017 5:28 PM EDT2017-07-19 21:28:18 GMT

    Tickets are now on sale for the 2017 Goodwill Goes GLAM! Fashion Show presented by Bank of Hawaii Foundation on July 20, opening night of Goodwill Hawaii’s four-day annual fundraiser and extravaganza at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. 

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    Tickets are now on sale for the 2017 Goodwill Goes GLAM! Fashion Show presented by Bank of Hawaii Foundation on July 20, opening night of Goodwill Hawaii’s four-day annual fundraiser and extravaganza at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. 

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  • Finance Factors annual charity breakfast this Friday

    Finance Factors annual charity breakfast this Friday

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 5:39 PM EDT2017-07-18 21:39:07 GMT
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    Finance Factors will sell over a thousand plate breakfasts for $6 to benefit the efforts of the American Red Cross on Friday, July 21 at 1164 Bishop St. 

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    Finance Factors will sell over a thousand plate breakfasts for $6 to benefit the efforts of the American Red Cross on Friday, July 21 at 1164 Bishop St. 

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  • Trending: Trump touts high bill signings and R.I.P. Beltran's glove

    Trending: Trump touts high bill signings and R.I.P. Beltran's glove

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 5:11 PM EDT2017-07-18 21:11:55 GMT

    In today's trending news, Trump boasted about signing more bills than any other president this week.

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    In today's trending news, Trump boasted about signing more bills than any other president this week.

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  • Business Report: Check out GDP growth over time worldwide

    Business Report: Check out GDP growth over time worldwide

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 4:37 PM EDT2017-07-18 20:37:26 GMT
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    In Tuesday's Business Report, Howard takes a look at GDP globally over time. You don't need a background in economics to know that this is vital to the world's economy. Watch the report to get the latest. Copyright 2017 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.    More >>
    In Tuesday's Business Report, Howard takes a look at GDP globally over time. You don't need a background in economics to know that this is vital to the world's economy. Watch the report to get the latest. Copyright 2017 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.    More >>
  • Pets' upset stomach - when to go to the vet

    Pets' upset stomach - when to go to the vet

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 3:53 PM EDT2017-07-18 19:53:01 GMT

    It's one of the most common problems among pets, their tummies are upset. That can mean they're vomiting or they have diarrhea. Veterinarian Richard Fujie, from the King Street Pet Hospital, appeared on Sunrise to talk about the problem. He said that he sees these cases on a daily basis at his practice. You can give your pets relief with over-the-counter medications that humans use. 

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    It's one of the most common problems among pets, their tummies are upset. That can mean they're vomiting or they have diarrhea. Veterinarian Richard Fujie, from the King Street Pet Hospital, appeared on Sunrise to talk about the problem. He said that he sees these cases on a daily basis at his practice. You can give your pets relief with over-the-counter medications that humans use. 

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  • Business Report: Arrivals by air up as cost to travel is down

    Business Report: Arrivals by air up as cost to travel is down

    Monday, July 17 2017 5:59 PM EDT2017-07-17 21:59:17 GMT
    Visitor numbers by air are up as fares to Honolulu are down. Air arrivals rose 3.6 percent while visitors from Japan also increased. In a new report out, Hawaiian airlines was 90 percent on time, topping the list of on-time arrivals. Plus, neighbor islands address the Kona water shortage, permits for a company shipping sand, and transit plans.  Copyright 2017 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved. More >>
    Visitor numbers by air are up as fares to Honolulu are down. Air arrivals rose 3.6 percent while visitors from Japan also increased. In a new report out, Hawaiian airlines was 90 percent on time, topping the list of on-time arrivals. Plus, neighbor islands address the Kona water shortage, permits for a company shipping sand, and transit plans.  Copyright 2017 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved. More >>
  • Joy of Sake event to celebrate Japanese rice wines

    Joy of Sake event to celebrate Japanese rice wines

    Monday, July 17 2017 5:35 PM EDT2017-07-17 21:35:11 GMT
    Sake is growing in popularity thanks to events like the "Joy of Sake." Numerous varieties will be up for sampling at the annual event. Mari Taketa, a spokesperson for the event, alongside Chef Kelly Degala with Basalt restaurant stopped by to preview the celebration of the Japanese rice wines. The event will be held on August 4 at the Hawaii Convention Center. Tickets are $95 per person in advance, $105 at the door. For more information, click here. Copyright...More >>
    Sake is growing in popularity thanks to events like the "Joy of Sake." Numerous varieties will be up for sampling at the annual event. Mari Taketa, a spokesperson for the event, alongside Chef Kelly Degala with Basalt restaurant stopped by to preview the celebration of the Japanese rice wines. The event will be held on August 4 at the Hawaii Convention Center. Tickets are $95 per person in advance, $105 at the door. For more information, click here. Copyright...More >>
  • Langley Ukulele Ensemble performs Noho Paipai, preview to Waikiki concert

    Langley Ukulele Ensemble performs Noho Paipai, preview to Waikiki concert

    Monday, July 17 2017 5:17 PM EDT2017-07-17 21:17:48 GMT
    For 36 years, the Langley Ukulele Ensemble has been sharing music and the Ukulele with the world. The group is from British Columbia, Canada and they're back in Hawaii this summer for their 24th year in a row. They will be hosting a public concert series this week at the Sheraton Waikiki hotel, Honu Rotunda Monday through Thursday at 8 p.m. Copyright 2017 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved. More >>
    For 36 years, the Langley Ukulele Ensemble has been sharing music and the Ukulele with the world. The group is from British Columbia, Canada and they're back in Hawaii this summer for their 24th year in a row. They will be hosting a public concert series this week at the Sheraton Waikiki hotel, Honu Rotunda Monday through Thursday at 8 p.m. Copyright 2017 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved. More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: How to keep luxury vacations within your budget

    SmartMoney Monday: How to keep luxury vacations within your budget

    Monday, July 17 2017 5:09 PM EDT2017-07-17 21:09:37 GMT
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    Summer usually brings vacation and traveling to many families. Those who want to splurge may end up breaking the bank on a "luxury" trip. Adam Morris of the Bank of Hawaii provides tips on how to pamper yourself on a budget when it comes to traveling. Some tips include going to cities during off seasons and staying at hotels away from the usual hotspots. To begin, start with defining luxury and what it means for you as a traveler. Copyright 2017 Hawaii News Now. All ri...

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    Summer usually brings vacation and traveling to many families. Those who want to splurge may end up breaking the bank on a "luxury" trip. Adam Morris of the Bank of Hawaii provides tips on how to pamper yourself on a budget when it comes to traveling. Some tips include going to cities during off seasons and staying at hotels away from the usual hotspots. To begin, start with defining luxury and what it means for you as a traveler. Copyright 2017 Hawaii News Now. All ri...

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  • Hokulea and Nainoa Thompson Headline Hawaii Conservation Conference

    Hokulea and Nainoa Thompson Headline Hawaii Conservation Conference

    Monday, July 17 2017 4:24 PM EDT2017-07-17 20:24:10 GMT

    “He waa he moku, he moku he waa”, an olelo noeau, translates simply as “the canoe is an island, and the island is a canoe." This year's 24th Annual Hawaii Conservation Conference theme, brings focus to the need to treat the biocultural resources of Hawai?i and earth...

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    “He waa he moku, he moku he waa”, an olelo noeau, translates simply as “the canoe is an island, and the island is a canoe." This year's 24th Annual Hawaii Conservation Conference theme, brings focus to the need to treat the biocultural resources of Hawai?i and earth...

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  • Star-Advertiser's Dave Reardon Discusses Changes in High School Football Playoff

    Star-Advertiser's Dave Reardon Discusses Changes in High School Football Playoff

    Monday, July 17 2017 4:09 PM EDT2017-07-17 20:09:53 GMT

    The state football tournament will feature only 4 teams in the top tier. Three are from the OIA, one from the ILH. There are a few people who think this is better. Others argue that this makes the tournament far less interesting with less teams involved...

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    The state football tournament will feature only 4 teams in the top tier. Three are from the OIA, one from the ILH. There are a few people who think this is better. Others argue that this makes the tournament far less interesting with less teams involved...

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  • Leahi Swim School offers classes for all age levels

    Leahi Swim School offers classes for all age levels

    Friday, July 14 2017 6:55 PM EDT2017-07-14 22:55:33 GMT

    It's hot out there! And there's no better way to cool down than to jump in the water. 

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    It's hot out there! And there's no better way to cool down than to jump in the water. 

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  • Check out the Hawaii State Farm Fair this weekend

    Check out the Hawaii State Farm Fair this weekend

    Friday, July 14 2017 6:40 PM EDT2017-07-14 22:40:27 GMT

    Looking for something to do this weekend? Why not check out the Hawaii State Farm Fair at Kualoa Ranch.

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    Looking for something to do this weekend? Why not check out the Hawaii State Farm Fair at Kualoa Ranch.

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  • Anuhea to perform at Blue Note Hawaii

    Anuhea to perform at Blue Note Hawaii

    Friday, July 14 2017 6:24 PM EDT2017-07-14 22:24:27 GMT

    Our Sunrise Summer Concert Series continues with Anuhea.

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    Our Sunrise Summer Concert Series continues with Anuhea.

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  • Beauty & Grace: Closet essentials for men and women

    Beauty & Grace: Closet essentials for men and women

    Friday, July 14 2017 5:06 PM EDT2017-07-14 21:06:42 GMT

    It's summertime,  so you've got to get some basics in that closet. From sunglasses to sandals, t-shirts to undergarments and everything in between, we have got you prepped to be ready for the summer.  To help build your wardrobe staple fashion expert...

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    It's summertime,  so you've got to get some basics in that closet. From sunglasses to sandals, t-shirts to undergarments and everything in between, we have got you prepped to be ready for the summer.  To help build your wardrobe staple fashion expert...

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  • Celebrate 'Mangoes at the Moana' on Saturday

    Celebrate 'Mangoes at the Moana' on Saturday

    Friday, July 14 2017 4:54 PM EDT2017-07-14 20:54:34 GMT
    It's summertime -- and that means mango season! Celebrate the sweet fruit this Saturday at the annual "Mangoes at the Moana" event.  Dan Cooke has all the details you need if you're planning to attend. Copyright 2017 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved. More >>
    It's summertime -- and that means mango season! Celebrate the sweet fruit this Saturday at the annual "Mangoes at the Moana" event.  Dan Cooke has all the details you need if you're planning to attend. Copyright 2017 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved. More >>
  • Duran Duran to play in Hawaii for first time

    Duran Duran to play in Hawaii for first time

    Friday, July 14 2017 4:48 PM EDT2017-07-14 20:48:58 GMT

    Duran Duran is set to play in the islands on Sunday.

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    Duran Duran is set to play in the islands on Sunday.

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  • FBI to hire hundreds of new special agents

    FBI to hire hundreds of new special agents

    Friday, July 14 2017 4:16 PM EDT2017-07-14 20:16:53 GMT
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    The FBI intends to hire 750 new special agents this year. A recruitment event will happen on August 3rd. Special Agent in Charge Paul Delacourt was on Sunrise with information on how to apply.  For more information, click here.  Copyright 2017 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved. More >>
    The FBI intends to hire 750 new special agents this year. A recruitment event will happen on August 3rd. Special Agent in Charge Paul Delacourt was on Sunrise with information on how to apply.  For more information, click here.  Copyright 2017 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved. More >>
  • Sunrise Open House: Windward Oahu

    Sunrise Open House: Windward Oahu

    Friday, July 14 2017 3:28 PM EDT2017-07-14 19:28:00 GMT

    This Open House focuses on homes in Windward Oahu, looking at single-family homes with a zip code of 96744. 

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    This Open House focuses on homes in Windward Oahu, looking at single-family homes with a zip code of 96744. 

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  • Business Report: Real estate of retail

    Business Report: Real estate of retail

    Friday, July 14 2017 2:26 PM EDT2017-07-14 18:26:45 GMT

    This morning, reading the real estate of retail. The new Colliers report on retail rents is way more interesting when broken down. 

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    This morning, reading the real estate of retail. The new Colliers report on retail rents is way more interesting when broken down. 

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  • Concussion Summit 2017

    Concussion Summit 2017

    Thursday, July 13 2017 6:47 PM EDT2017-07-13 22:47:08 GMT

    Hawaii Concussion Awareness and Management Program (HCAMP) reports an average of 1,000 concussions annually to Hawaii's high school athletes over the last 6 years and an average high school athlete...

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    Hawaii Concussion Awareness and Management Program (HCAMP) reports an average of 1,000 concussions annually to Hawaii's high school athletes over the last 6 years and an average high school athlete...

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  • Hawaiian musician Malani Bilyeu to join Henry Kapono at Blue Note Hawaii

    Hawaiian musician Malani Bilyeu to join Henry Kapono at Blue Note Hawaii

    Thursday, July 13 2017 4:20 PM EDT2017-07-13 20:20:22 GMT
    Hawaiian musician Malani Bilyeu, of the group Kalapana, is joining Henry Kapono at the Blue Note for his artist-to-artist music series. The two will be performing Thursday at 6 and 9 p.m. Bilyeu had a live preview on Sunrise. For more information,  click here.  Copyright 2017 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved. More >>
    Hawaiian musician Malani Bilyeu, of the group Kalapana, is joining Henry Kapono at the Blue Note for his artist-to-artist music series. The two will be performing Thursday at 6 and 9 p.m. Bilyeu had a live preview on Sunrise. For more information,  click here.  Copyright 2017 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved. More >>
  • Business Report: Top states for business

    Business Report: Top states for business

    Thursday, July 13 2017 3:47 PM EDT2017-07-13 19:47:17 GMT

    CNBC ranks the top states for business. CNBC gave heavy weight to work force, and points off for unions. 

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    CNBC ranks the top states for business. CNBC gave heavy weight to work force, and points off for unions. 

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  • Kamehameha grad, triathlete dreams of representing US in Olympics

    Kamehameha grad, triathlete dreams of representing US in Olympics

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 5:14 PM EDT2017-07-12 21:14:08 GMT

    Kamehameha graduate Davis Kaahanui was just starting his career as a pro triathlete when he suffered his first major injury. 

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    Kamehameha graduate Davis Kaahanui was just starting his career as a pro triathlete when he suffered his first major injury. 

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  • Celebrate Hawaii's beloved mango at upcoming Honolulu Mango Jam

    Celebrate Hawaii's beloved mango at upcoming Honolulu Mango Jam

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 5:04 PM EDT2017-07-12 21:04:59 GMT

    The public is invited to celebrate Hawaii's love for mango and island culture at the Honolulu Mango Jam. 

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    The public is invited to celebrate Hawaii's love for mango and island culture at the Honolulu Mango Jam. 

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  • Locations' Higashi gives mid-year update on Oahu's housing market

    Locations' Higashi gives mid-year update on Oahu's housing market

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 4:53 PM EDT2017-07-12 20:53:46 GMT

    House prices are still on the rise. Scott Higashi, of Locations, had a mid-year report, which shows increases in home prices and sales across Oahu. 

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    House prices are still on the rise. Scott Higashi, of Locations, had a mid-year report, which shows increases in home prices and sales across Oahu. 

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  • Geek Beat: Electric cars

    Geek Beat: Electric cars

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 4:07 PM EDT2017-07-12 20:07:39 GMT

    In this Geek Beat, technology gurus Ryan Ozawa and Burt Lum talked about the latest in electric cars. 

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    In this Geek Beat, technology gurus Ryan Ozawa and Burt Lum talked about the latest in electric cars. 

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  • 47th annual ukulele festival kicks off with Roy Sakuma

    47th annual ukulele festival kicks off with Roy Sakuma

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 4:00 PM EDT2017-07-12 20:00:14 GMT

    The music was flowing in Studio B during Sunrise. Ukulele master teacher and the founder of the Ukulele Festival, Roy Sakuma was in front of some students helping them to get ready for their live performance. During the sound check, you could see Sakuma waving his hands and keeping the players on beat enthusiastically. He was there to talk about the upcoming event, now in its 47th year. 

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    The music was flowing in Studio B during Sunrise. Ukulele master teacher and the founder of the Ukulele Festival, Roy Sakuma was in front of some students helping them to get ready for their live performance. During the sound check, you could see Sakuma waving his hands and keeping the players on beat enthusiastically. He was there to talk about the upcoming event, now in its 47th year. 

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  • Business Report: Maui home prices

    Business Report: Maui home prices

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 3:59 PM EDT2017-07-12 19:59:19 GMT

    In Illustrated Economics, Howard drew a map of Maui to show the different median home prices across the island.

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    In Illustrated Economics, Howard drew a map of Maui to show the different median home prices across the island.

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  • Trending - mental health day, drink remix and 2-year-old plane experience

    Trending - mental health day, drink remix and 2-year-old plane experience

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 3:41 PM EDT2017-07-12 19:41:27 GMT

    For today's trending, Steve tells us about 26-year-old software designer Madalyn Parker. She sent out an email to her co-workers saying - quote - "Hey team, I'm taking today and tomorrow to focus on my mental health. Hopefully, I'll be back next week refreshed and back to 100%." Now before we go making jokes, we should mention she suffers from chronic anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.  

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    For today's trending, Steve tells us about 26-year-old software designer Madalyn Parker. She sent out an email to her co-workers saying - quote - "Hey team, I'm taking today and tomorrow to focus on my mental health. Hopefully, I'll be back next week refreshed and back to 100%." Now before we go making jokes, we should mention she suffers from chronic anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.  

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  • 55th annual Hawaii State Farm Fair to kick off weekend

    55th annual Hawaii State Farm Fair to kick off weekend

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 7:30 PM EDT2017-07-11 23:30:50 GMT
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    The 55th annual Hawaii State Farm Fair will begin this weekend on Oahu.

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    The 55th annual Hawaii State Farm Fair will begin this weekend on Oahu.

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  • Business Report: The Pacific Beach Hotel has a new owner, and Hawaiian Telcom is planning a merger

    Business Report: The Pacific Beach Hotel has a new owner, and Hawaiian Telcom is planning a merger

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 5:33 PM EDT2017-07-11 21:33:16 GMT

    The Pacific Beach Hotel gets a new owner.

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    The Pacific Beach Hotel gets a new owner.

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  • Cool off and catch a flick at Wet n' Wild Kapolei

    Cool off and catch a flick at Wet n' Wild Kapolei

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 5:26 PM EDT2017-07-11 21:26:14 GMT

    It's hot outside so lots of folks are headed to Wet n' Wild in Kapolei to cool off.  Now the water park has a new attraction: Movie night! Billy V gets all the details in this Sunrise segment. Copyright 2017 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.

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    It's hot outside so lots of folks are headed to Wet n' Wild in Kapolei to cool off.  Now the water park has a new attraction: Movie night! Billy V gets all the details in this Sunrise segment. Copyright 2017 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved.

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  • Raiatea Helm performs ahead of Sea Life Park's Makapuu Twilight Concert Series

    Raiatea Helm performs ahead of Sea Life Park's Makapuu Twilight Concert Series

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 5:02 PM EDT2017-07-11 21:02:02 GMT

    Sea Life Park is hosting its annual Makapuu Twilight Concert Series, for families to enjoy a unique concert experience to watch Hawaii artists showcase their talents. 

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    Sea Life Park is hosting its annual Makapuu Twilight Concert Series, for families to enjoy a unique concert experience to watch Hawaii artists showcase their talents. 

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  • Trending - Game of Thrones articles, most viewed video ever, talented kid singers, Dirty Thunder and zombie fish

    Trending - Game of Thrones articles, most viewed video ever, talented kid singers, Dirty Thunder and zombie fish

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 3:42 PM EDT2017-07-11 19:42:59 GMT

    With only days before the anticipated season 7 of HBO's Game of Thrones, Howard talked about all the recent articles that speculate about whether author George R.R. Martin has finished his last book in the series. He cites the example of a Vanity Fair’s headline that said: “Has George R.R. Martin secretly already finished the series?” 

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    With only days before the anticipated season 7 of HBO's Game of Thrones, Howard talked about all the recent articles that speculate about whether author George R.R. Martin has finished his last book in the series. He cites the example of a Vanity Fair’s headline that said: “Has George R.R. Martin secretly already finished the series?” 

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  • Prince Lot Hula Festival Celebrates 40th Anniversary

    Prince Lot Hula Festival Celebrates 40th Anniversary

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 3:39 PM EDT2017-07-11 19:39:46 GMT

    The Prince Lot Hula Festival is celebrating its 40th anniversary at a new venue, Iolani Palace. It was once the official residence of Prince Lot. The festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday, July 15 and 16....

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    The Prince Lot Hula Festival is celebrating its 40th anniversary at a new venue, Iolani Palace. It was once the official residence of Prince Lot. The festival will be held on Saturday and Sunday, July 15 and 16....

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  • SmartMoney Monday: How to create a vacation budget

    SmartMoney Monday: How to create a vacation budget

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 10:42 AM EDT2017-07-11 14:42:30 GMT
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    Summer is here which means many across the nation will take their long-awaited vacation. 

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    Summer is here which means many across the nation will take their long-awaited vacation. 

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  • Honolulu Zoo kicks off concert series with Melveen Leed

    Honolulu Zoo kicks off concert series with Melveen Leed

    Monday, July 10 2017 5:29 PM EDT2017-07-10 21:29:52 GMT

    The Honolulu Zoo is launching its annual Wildest Show in Town Summer Concert Series. From now until August 16, 2017, the Zoo will feature live performances every Wednesday at 6p.m. to 7p.m...

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    The Honolulu Zoo is launching its annual Wildest Show in Town Summer Concert Series. From now until August 16, 2017, the Zoo will feature live performances every Wednesday at 6p.m. to 7p.m...

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  • BLT Market celebrates 1-year anniversary with summer cooking tips

    BLT Market celebrates 1-year anniversary with summer cooking tips

    Monday, July 10 2017 5:28 PM EDT2017-07-10 21:28:09 GMT

    BLT Market is celebrating its one year anniversary. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner inside the Ritz-Carlton Residences in Waikiki. 

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    BLT Market is celebrating its one year anniversary. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner inside the Ritz-Carlton Residences in Waikiki. 

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  • Ask the Mayor: Rail funding special session, Floatillas

    Ask the Mayor: Rail funding special session, Floatillas

    Monday, July 10 2017 5:25 PM EDT2017-07-10 21:25:41 GMT

    Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell joined us on Sunrise this morning. He talked about the upcoming special session at the state legislature to figure rail funding. He also talked about what needs to be done to end the dangerous Flotilla parties...

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    Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell joined us on Sunrise this morning. He talked about the upcoming special session at the state legislature to figure rail funding. He also talked about what needs to be done to end the dangerous Flotilla parties...

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  • Summer Concert Series: Ron Artis with cellist Josh Nakazawa

    Summer Concert Series: Ron Artis with cellist Josh Nakazawa

    Friday, July 7 2017 5:11 PM EDT2017-07-07 21:11:28 GMT

    Our Sunrise Summer Concert Series continues with local musician Ron Artis. He's with cellist Josh Nakazawa.

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    Our Sunrise Summer Concert Series continues with local musician Ron Artis. He's with cellist Josh Nakazawa.

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  • Sesame Street Live! comes to Hawaii

    Sesame Street Live! comes to Hawaii

    Friday, July 7 2017 5:05 PM EDT2017-07-07 21:05:18 GMT

    Elmo, Cookie Monster and Jenny their music teacher (played by Kelsey Krull) from Sesame Street Live! stopped by Sunrise. They're here to talk about their upcoming performances on Oahu and Maui. It's called Sesame Street Live! "Elmo Makes Music". 

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    Elmo, Cookie Monster and Jenny their music teacher (played by Kelsey Krull) from Sesame Street Live! stopped by Sunrise. They're here to talk about their upcoming performances on Oahu and Maui. It's called Sesame Street Live! "Elmo Makes Music". 

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  • Interview: Zika not in the headlines, but remains a threat

    Interview: Zika not in the headlines, but remains a threat

    Friday, July 7 2017 4:58 PM EDT2017-07-07 20:58:11 GMT

    While news of the Zika virus may have left the daily headlines, the virus has not left the United States. 

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    While news of the Zika virus may have left the daily headlines, the virus has not left the United States. 

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  • Students, parents invited to Back to School Bash in Nanakuli

    Students, parents invited to Back to School Bash in Nanakuli

    Friday, July 7 2017 4:49 PM EDT2017-07-07 20:49:58 GMT

    The first day of school is just one month away. And to help prep, keiki and their ohana are invited to a Back to School Bash in Nanakuli.

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    The first day of school is just one month away. And to help prep, keiki and their ohana are invited to a Back to School Bash in Nanakuli.

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  • Sunrise Open House: Waialae Iki

    Sunrise Open House: Waialae Iki

    Friday, July 7 2017 4:34 PM EDT2017-07-07 20:34:40 GMT

    This Sunrise Open House focuses on Waialae Iki, where there are 12 single-family homes actively listed for sale.

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    This Sunrise Open House focuses on Waialae Iki, where there are 12 single-family homes actively listed for sale.

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  • Business Report: What the Senate health care plan really does to Medicaid funding

    Business Report: What the Senate health care plan really does to Medicaid funding

    Thursday, July 6 2017 5:42 PM EDT2017-07-06 21:42:03 GMT

    News reports call it deep cuts.  Republicans say they’re not cutting at all, merely reducing the rise. So which is it? A little of both.

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    News reports call it deep cuts.  Republicans say they’re not cutting at all, merely reducing the rise. So which is it? A little of both.

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  • Scratch Kitchen opens sister restaurant in Kakaako

    Scratch Kitchen opens sister restaurant in Kakaako

    Thursday, July 6 2017 5:39 PM EDT2017-07-06 21:39:28 GMT

    Scratch Kitchen and Meatery is the sister restaurant of Scratch Kitchen and Bake Shop in Chinatown, but with a meat-centric menu. 

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    Scratch Kitchen and Meatery is the sister restaurant of Scratch Kitchen and Bake Shop in Chinatown, but with a meat-centric menu. 

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  • Firm compares Honolulu's construction costs with other cities

    Firm compares Honolulu's construction costs with other cities

    Thursday, July 6 2017 5:38 PM EDT2017-07-06 21:38:13 GMT

    The consulting firm of Rider Levett Bucknall does detailed tracking of construction costs in 20 cities across the U.S., one of which is Honolulu. They have been local in Hawaii since 1992 and are celebrating their 25th Anniversary.  They have been tracking the trend in construction costs for the past few...

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    The consulting firm of Rider Levett Bucknall does detailed tracking of construction costs in 20 cities across the U.S., one of which is Honolulu. They have been local in Hawaii since 1992 and are celebrating their 25th Anniversary.  They have been tracking the trend in construction costs for the past few...

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  • Hawaiian Lifeguard Association to host appreciation reception for lifeguards

    Hawaiian Lifeguard Association to host appreciation reception for lifeguards

    Thursday, July 6 2017 5:36 PM EDT2017-07-06 21:36:24 GMT

    The Hawaiian Lifeguard Association is hosting an appreciation reception for Ocean Safety lifeguards for 100 years of saving lives. HLA is seeking the  community's help to keep the event free for all lifeguards and their guests.  They are looking for monetary donations as well as product donations for a raffle...

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    The Hawaiian Lifeguard Association is hosting an appreciation reception for Ocean Safety lifeguards for 100 years of saving lives. HLA is seeking the  community's help to keep the event free for all lifeguards and their guests.  They are looking for monetary donations as well as product donations for a raffle...

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  • Billy V: The Rock, Ronda Rousey, Kuana Torres Kahele, Pokemon GO, Vegas Spam

    Billy V: The Rock, Ronda Rousey, Kuana Torres Kahele, Pokemon GO, Vegas Spam

    Thursday, July 6 2017 5:31 PM EDT2017-07-06 21:31:13 GMT

    The Rock's stunt double is getting a lot of attention this morning. And if you think the two look alike, you're not seeing things - they're actually cousins. This is Tanoai Reed. Reed is from Kahuku and played football for the Red Raiders and UH. While he was at Kahuku, his teammate...

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    The Rock's stunt double is getting a lot of attention this morning. And if you think the two look alike, you're not seeing things - they're actually cousins. This is Tanoai Reed. Reed is from Kahuku and played football for the Red Raiders and UH. While he was at Kahuku, his teammate...

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  • The Care Act

    The Care Act

    Thursday, July 6 2017 4:16 PM EDT2017-07-06 20:16:42 GMT

    More than 154,000 Hawaii residents care for a relative or a spouse or another loved one helping them to live independently at home. There's a new law called The Care Act that will help caregivers across the state. There are three points in the bill. First of all if a patient has a caregiver, the hospital needs...

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    More than 154,000 Hawaii residents care for a relative or a spouse or another loved one helping them to live independently at home. There's a new law called The Care Act that will help caregivers across the state. There are three points in the bill. First of all if a patient has a caregiver, the hospital needs...

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  • Kupuna Achievers: Nancy Ayotte

    Kupuna Achievers: Nancy Ayotte

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 5:10 PM EDT2017-07-05 21:10:04 GMT

    Nancy Ayotte takes her time making sure these neglected horses get extra TLC. 

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    Nancy Ayotte takes her time making sure these neglected horses get extra TLC. 

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  • Billy V: Daniel Dae Kim and Peter Lenkov response to actors leaving, holiday box office

    Billy V: Daniel Dae Kim and Peter Lenkov response to actors leaving, holiday box office

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 4:45 PM EDT2017-07-05 20:45:00 GMT

    Hawaii Five-O star Daniel Dae Kim is discussing his departure from the show for the first time today. In a post on social media, he said "the path to equality is rarely easy" and confirmed the news that he was not able to agree on a new contract with CBS. He did not go into details on that.But he did thank...

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    Hawaii Five-O star Daniel Dae Kim is discussing his departure from the show for the first time today. In a post on social media, he said "the path to equality is rarely easy" and confirmed the news that he was not able to agree on a new contract with CBS. He did not go into details on that.But he did thank...

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  • Business Report: The drug industry's search for a miracle drug for weight loss

    Business Report: The drug industry's search for a miracle drug for weight loss

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 4:43 PM EDT2017-07-05 20:43:47 GMT

    There is a Bloomberg News chart on how fat we're getting. One in five Japanese are overweight or obese, and Japan is a skinny country compared to others. Two-thirds of adults are overweight or obese in Belgium, Germany, Britain, Australia, the U.S. and Mexico. Obesity is an even bigger problem in Arab nations...

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    There is a Bloomberg News chart on how fat we're getting. One in five Japanese are overweight or obese, and Japan is a skinny country compared to others. Two-thirds of adults are overweight or obese in Belgium, Germany, Britain, Australia, the U.S. and Mexico. Obesity is an even bigger problem in Arab nations...

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  • Kitchen Creations: Watermelon & Naked Cow Dairy Feta Cheese Salad

    Kitchen Creations: Watermelon & Naked Cow Dairy Feta Cheese Salad

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 4:21 PM EDT2017-07-05 20:21:53 GMT
    Opening in 2009 and located in Waianae, Naked Cow Dairy and Creamery is the only dairy located on Oahu and owned and operated by women. For today's Kitchen Creations, using local ingredients from Naked Cow, as well as fresh vegetables from local farms, and Hawaii's favorite luncheon meat - SPAM - Chef Ronnie Nasuti from Tiki's Grill & Bar puts together a perfect summertime meal: Watermelon & Naked Cow Dairy Feta Cheese Salad. Copyright 2017. Hawaii News Now. All Rights ...More >>
    Opening in 2009 and located in Waianae, Naked Cow Dairy and Creamery is the only dairy located on Oahu and owned and operated by women. For today's Kitchen Creations, using local ingredients from Naked Cow, as well as fresh vegetables from local farms, and Hawaii's favorite luncheon meat - SPAM - Chef Ronnie Nasuti from Tiki's Grill & Bar puts together a perfect summertime meal: Watermelon & Naked Cow Dairy Feta Cheese Salad. Copyright 2017. Hawaii News Now. All Rights ...More >>
  • Japan-America Society of Hawaii Asian-Pacific Children's Convention Junior Ambassadors Program

    Japan-America Society of Hawaii Asian-Pacific Children's Convention Junior Ambassadors Program

    Wednesday, July 5 2017 4:11 PM EDT2017-07-05 20:11:50 GMT

    Japan-America Society of Hawaii (JASH) provides several educational programs for Hawaii students to teach them about Japan while also helping them understand the concept of different perspectives. One of these programs is the Asian-Pacific Children's Convention Junior Ambassadors program...

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    Japan-America Society of Hawaii (JASH) provides several educational programs for Hawaii students to teach them about Japan while also helping them understand the concept of different perspectives. One of these programs is the Asian-Pacific Children's Convention Junior Ambassadors program...

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  • Sustainable Coastlines helping to keep Hawaii's beaches clean for the holiday

    Sustainable Coastlines helping to keep Hawaii's beaches clean for the holiday

    Tuesday, July 4 2017 4:56 PM EDT2017-07-04 20:56:19 GMT

    Recently, Waikiki beaches have been left with mass piles of debris following impromptu 'flotaillas' that pop up during holidays.  The floating parties normally consist of hundreds of people gathering near shorelines and sandbars. While many attendees have a good time at these flotillas, massive amounts...

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    Recently, Waikiki beaches have been left with mass piles of debris following impromptu 'flotaillas' that pop up during holidays.  The floating parties normally consist of hundreds of people gathering near shorelines and sandbars. While many attendees have a good time at these flotillas, massive amounts...

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  • Renowned artist brings dazzling Hawaii wildlife art event to Moana Surfrider

    Renowned artist brings dazzling Hawaii wildlife art event to Moana Surfrider

    Tuesday, July 4 2017 4:19 PM EDT2017-07-04 20:19:24 GMT

    Renowned nature artist Patrick Ching, who is known for his stunning seascape and wildlife pieces, brings his 5th Annual Kai Art Event to the Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa in July. The event, sponsored jointly by the hotel and Martin & MacArthur, will feature Ching painting in the hotel lobby...

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    Renowned nature artist Patrick Ching, who is known for his stunning seascape and wildlife pieces, brings his 5th Annual Kai Art Event to the Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa in July. The event, sponsored jointly by the hotel and Martin & MacArthur, will feature Ching painting in the hotel lobby...

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  • Liam Moleta to perform at Blue Note Hawaii with Kuana Torres Kahele

    Liam Moleta to perform at Blue Note Hawaii with Kuana Torres Kahele

    Tuesday, July 4 2017 4:13 PM EDT2017-07-04 20:13:03 GMT

    Liam Moleta is a recent Leeward Community College graduate who has gained huge attention for his Hawaiian Music covers on social media.  Kuana Torres Kahele recently spotted Liam performing songs from Na Palapalai and asked the singer to join him at the Blue Note Hawaii as a special guest at his show...

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    Liam Moleta is a recent Leeward Community College graduate who has gained huge attention for his Hawaiian Music covers on social media.  Kuana Torres Kahele recently spotted Liam performing songs from Na Palapalai and asked the singer to join him at the Blue Note Hawaii as a special guest at his show...

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  • Matt Levi Investigates: Family First

    Matt Levi Investigates: Family First

    Tuesday, July 4 2017 4:00 PM EDT2017-07-04 20:00:25 GMT

    There are 154,000 family caregivers in Hawaii and that number is expected to rise, as our elderly population grows.  Hawaii is the state where people live the longest, but elder care is incredibly expensive, $141,000 a year on average in a private facility, so more and more families are having to take on the task...

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    There are 154,000 family caregivers in Hawaii and that number is expected to rise, as our elderly population grows.  Hawaii is the state where people live the longest, but elder care is incredibly expensive, $141,000 a year on average in a private facility, so more and more families are having to take on the task...

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  • Billy V: Kim, Park leave Five-0, fans support Adele, Aquaman gets a surfboard, Kimie goes back to where she started

    Billy V: Kim, Park leave Five-0, fans support Adele, Aquaman gets a surfboard, Kimie goes back to where she started

    Tuesday, July 4 2017 3:48 PM EDT2017-07-04 19:48:23 GMT

    It's not just the pay disparity bothering some Hawaii Five-0 critics. Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park are reportedly leaving because their salaries aren't equal with the other stars. Their departures have also triggered complaints about a perceived lack of racial diversity on the show. CBS didn't respond, but last week...

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    It's not just the pay disparity bothering some Hawaii Five-0 critics. Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park are reportedly leaving because their salaries aren't equal with the other stars. Their departures have also triggered complaints about a perceived lack of racial diversity on the show. CBS didn't respond, but last week...

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  • Business Report: A July 4th look at the four big economic indicators

    Business Report: A July 4th look at the four big economic indicators

    Tuesday, July 4 2017 3:39 PM EDT2017-07-04 19:39:29 GMT

    There have been discussions that we are overdue for a recession. That phrase, overdue for a recession, is based on the usual time between recessions. But it doesn't take into consideration the fact that every economic cycle is different. And a lot has been different since the market crash of 2008...

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    There have been discussions that we are overdue for a recession. That phrase, overdue for a recession, is based on the usual time between recessions. But it doesn't take into consideration the fact that every economic cycle is different. And a lot has been different since the market crash of 2008...

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  • Registration is now open for Cliff Rigsbee Tinman Triathlon 2017

    Registration is now open for Cliff Rigsbee Tinman Triathlon 2017

    Monday, July 3 2017 4:05 PM EDT2017-07-03 20:05:15 GMT

    The 2017 Cliff Rigsbee Tinman Triathlon will be held on July 23, 2017.  The triathlon is being renamed in honor of Cliff Rigsbee, a 2x Tinman winner, decades-long volunteer, race coach and a member of the Honolulu Fire Department who died as a result of injuries sustained in a water rescue training accident...

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    The 2017 Cliff Rigsbee Tinman Triathlon will be held on July 23, 2017.  The triathlon is being renamed in honor of Cliff Rigsbee, a 2x Tinman winner, decades-long volunteer, race coach and a member of the Honolulu Fire Department who died as a result of injuries sustained in a water rescue training accident...

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  • Overnight stays allowed at Ala Moana Regional Park for July 4th

    Overnight stays allowed at Ala Moana Regional Park for July 4th

    Monday, July 3 2017 3:53 PM EDT2017-07-03 19:53:53 GMT

    The City and County of Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation will allow the public limited overnight access to Ala Moana Regional Park in anticipation of the Independence Day holiday on July 4, 2017. The park is normally closed from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. daily, but one open-sided canopy and...

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    The City and County of Honolulu Department of Parks and Recreation will allow the public limited overnight access to Ala Moana Regional Park in anticipation of the Independence Day holiday on July 4, 2017. The park is normally closed from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. daily, but one open-sided canopy and...

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  • Business Report: July air seats to Hawaii

    Business Report: July air seats to Hawaii

    Monday, July 3 2017 3:44 PM EDT2017-07-03 19:44:49 GMT

    The grand total is more than 1.1 million seats, up abut 3% from last year. Here’s a breakdown showing the airports feeding us the most capacity. LAX remains the mother lode, way more than any other airport even with a small decline. The San Francisco Bay Area is next, and SFO by itself would also be second...

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    The grand total is more than 1.1 million seats, up abut 3% from last year. Here’s a breakdown showing the airports feeding us the most capacity. LAX remains the mother lode, way more than any other airport even with a small decline. The San Francisco Bay Area is next, and SFO by itself would also be second...

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  • Billy V: Maria Menounos leaving E!, local musicians create new song for Mana Maoli, Happy Birthday Nicole Scherzinger

    Billy V: Maria Menounos leaving E!, local musicians create new song for Mana Maoli, Happy Birthday Nicole Scherzinger

    Monday, July 3 2017 3:39 PM EDT2017-07-03 19:39:21 GMT

    E! Entertainment co-host Maria Menounos is stepping down after revealing she was diagnosed with a brain tumor. The 39-year-old says doctors were able to take out nearly one-hundred percent of the benign golf ball-sized tumor earlier this year.  She's leaving the network so she can quote: "be still" and...

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    E! Entertainment co-host Maria Menounos is stepping down after revealing she was diagnosed with a brain tumor. The 39-year-old says doctors were able to take out nearly one-hundred percent of the benign golf ball-sized tumor earlier this year.  She's leaving the network so she can quote: "be still" and...

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  • HMSA and Sharecare launch new app to help keep Hawaii healthy

    HMSA and Sharecare launch new app to help keep Hawaii healthy

    Friday, June 30 2017 4:08 PM EDT2017-06-30 20:08:08 GMT

    It is the new way to check your health and well being. Sharecare has just launched an app along with HMSA.  Oprah Winfrey was recently on Maui to help with the launch of the app. The goal of Sharecare is to put all your health in one place and inspire people to take care of their health. When you register...

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    It is the new way to check your health and well being. Sharecare has just launched an app along with HMSA.  Oprah Winfrey was recently on Maui to help with the launch of the app. The goal of Sharecare is to put all your health in one place and inspire people to take care of their health. When you register...

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  • Celebrate National Mai Tai Day

    Celebrate National Mai Tai Day

    Friday, June 30 2017 3:44 PM EDT2017-06-30 19:44:36 GMT

    Hyatt Resorts Hawaii are celebrating National Mai Tai Day! On Oahu, Hyatt Regency Waikiki will feature the SWIM Mai Tai specials all day and a deconstructed demonstration at 5 p.m. Grand Hyatt Kauai and Hyatt Regency Maui will be featuring their uniquely crafted Mai Tais while Andaz Maui at Wailea...

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    Hyatt Resorts Hawaii are celebrating National Mai Tai Day! On Oahu, Hyatt Regency Waikiki will feature the SWIM Mai Tai specials all day and a deconstructed demonstration at 5 p.m. Grand Hyatt Kauai and Hyatt Regency Maui will be featuring their uniquely crafted Mai Tais while Andaz Maui at Wailea...

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  • Jazz vocal group the Manhattan Transfer tour Hawaii

    Jazz vocal group the Manhattan Transfer tour Hawaii

    Friday, June 30 2017 3:41 PM EDT2017-06-30 19:41:56 GMT

    The Manhattan Transfer is performing at Blue Note Hawaii. They're calling it its "45th Anniversary Celebration". The original members of the group started performing in 1969 according to Wikipedia. The group of 4 have earned 10 Grammy awards and been inducted in the Vocal Group Hall of fame. They perform a combination of jazz and pop fusion. They had a preview performance on Sunrise. The group will perform June 29 - July 2, 2017 at Blue Note Hawaii.

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    The Manhattan Transfer is performing at Blue Note Hawaii. They're calling it its "45th Anniversary Celebration". The original members of the group started performing in 1969 according to Wikipedia. The group of 4 have earned 10 Grammy awards and been inducted in the Vocal Group Hall of fame. They perform a combination of jazz and pop fusion. They had a preview performance on Sunrise. The group will perform June 29 - July 2, 2017 at Blue Note Hawaii.

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  • Business Report: May tourism

    Business Report: May tourism

    Friday, June 30 2017 3:31 PM EDT2017-06-30 19:31:35 GMT

    Despite lower air seats, all four operating counties saw increases in arrivals and their spending. The incremental drop in air seats was to Honolulu; seats rose to neighbor islands. Spending topped $600 million on Oahu and more than $350 million on Maui. Kauai and the Big Island, with big jumps in traffic...

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    Despite lower air seats, all four operating counties saw increases in arrivals and their spending. The incremental drop in air seats was to Honolulu; seats rose to neighbor islands. Spending topped $600 million on Oahu and more than $350 million on Maui. Kauai and the Big Island, with big jumps in traffic...

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  • Women’s leadership and advancement

    Women’s leadership and advancement

    Thursday, June 29 2017 4:25 PM EDT2017-06-29 20:25:58 GMT
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    The #galswithLEI Forum celebrates the Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Inspiration of female business and social entrepreneurs in generating jobs and strengthening communities. #galswithLEI is not your typical event. Rather, information sharing is purposeful, collaborative, and dynamic...

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    The #galswithLEI Forum celebrates the Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Inspiration of female business and social entrepreneurs in generating jobs and strengthening communities. #galswithLEI is not your typical event. Rather, information sharing is purposeful, collaborative, and dynamic...

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  • Hawaii Business magazine hosts largest leadership development conference in the State

    Hawaii Business magazine hosts largest leadership development conference in the State

    Thursday, June 29 2017 4:19 PM EDT2017-06-29 20:19:33 GMT

    Hawaii Business Magazine will be holding the 4th Annual Leadership Conference on  July 27, 2017 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village.  It is is the largest professional development Conference in Hawaii. The conference is open to young professionals, business owners, entrepreneurs, and anyone looking...

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    Hawaii Business Magazine will be holding the 4th Annual Leadership Conference on  July 27, 2017 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village.  It is is the largest professional development Conference in Hawaii. The conference is open to young professionals, business owners, entrepreneurs, and anyone looking...

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  • Four Seasons Resort Oahu presents Moonlight Market Art & Shopping

    Four Seasons Resort Oahu presents Moonlight Market Art & Shopping

    Thursday, June 29 2017 4:11 PM EDT2017-06-29 20:11:13 GMT

    Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina presents Moonlight Market and Art Walk, an extraordinary arts and cultural series for guests and the community to enjoy this summer.  More than a shopping excursion, Moonlight Market and Art Walk are immersive cultural experiences showcasing the wide...

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    Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina presents Moonlight Market and Art Walk, an extraordinary arts and cultural series for guests and the community to enjoy this summer.  More than a shopping excursion, Moonlight Market and Art Walk are immersive cultural experiences showcasing the wide...

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  • Coconut rhinoceros beetle found in Pearl City peninsula

    Coconut rhinoceros beetle found in Pearl City peninsula

    Thursday, June 29 2017 4:02 PM EDT2017-06-29 20:02:14 GMT

    Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle (CRB) survey crews from the Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) have detected an infestation of the plant-damaging beetles in small mulch piles on a farm located on Waiawa Road on the Pearl City Peninsula. This is north of the previously known infestation...

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    Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle (CRB) survey crews from the Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) have detected an infestation of the plant-damaging beetles in small mulch piles on a farm located on Waiawa Road on the Pearl City Peninsula. This is north of the previously known infestation...

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  • Billy V: Fans celebrate Chris Pratt's birthday, Spider-Man red carpet premiere, 'Jumanji' trailer

    Billy V: Fans celebrate Chris Pratt's birthday, Spider-Man red carpet premiere, 'Jumanji' trailer

    Thursday, June 29 2017 3:49 PM EDT2017-06-29 19:49:25 GMT

    Hollywood A-Lister Chris Pratt took time away from chasing dinosaurs - or getting chased by them - for a sweet birthday surprise. It happened right here in Hawaii. Some keiki were spotted singing 'Happy Birthday' to the actor, who turned 38 last Wednesday. He's on Oahu filming...

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    Hollywood A-Lister Chris Pratt took time away from chasing dinosaurs - or getting chased by them - for a sweet birthday surprise. It happened right here in Hawaii. Some keiki were spotted singing 'Happy Birthday' to the actor, who turned 38 last Wednesday. He's on Oahu filming...

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  • Business Report: The parts of America that most resemble the future

    Business Report: The parts of America that most resemble the future

    Thursday, June 29 2017 3:39 PM EDT2017-06-29 19:39:57 GMT

    The Census Bureau does demographic breakdowns of every county in the republic. It has also projects current population trends into the future to the year 2060. By 2051 Census demographers think we'll be 47% white, 27% Hispanic, 13% black, 14% other. The other category is mostly Asian but also...

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    The Census Bureau does demographic breakdowns of every county in the republic. It has also projects current population trends into the future to the year 2060. By 2051 Census demographers think we'll be 47% white, 27% Hispanic, 13% black, 14% other. The other category is mostly Asian but also...

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  • Geek Beat: Your Front Desk, Tripidee, SurfShopBox

    Geek Beat: Your Front Desk, Tripidee, SurfShopBox

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 4:33 PM EDT2017-06-28 20:33:38 GMT

    Whether you need a company to help you manage your online vacation rental, help plan your vacations or send you some surf gear when your living in the middle of the country, these companies have got you covered. Ryan Ozawa and Burt Lum from HPR-1's ByteMarks Cafe join Dan Cooke and take...

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    Whether you need a company to help you manage your online vacation rental, help plan your vacations or send you some surf gear when your living in the middle of the country, these companies have got you covered. Ryan Ozawa and Burt Lum from HPR-1's ByteMarks Cafe join Dan Cooke and take...

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  • CanPlan Cancer Planner – Changing the way people fight cancer

    CanPlan Cancer Planner – Changing the way people fight cancer

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 4:09 PM EDT2017-06-28 20:09:05 GMT

    After her mom passed away from uterine sarcoma cancer in 2014, Sharon Kim quit her corporate job and dedicated the rest of her life to creating CanPlan, a one of a kind cancer planner that guides patients and caregivers towards recovery. She made it her mission to give other fighters a chance...

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    After her mom passed away from uterine sarcoma cancer in 2014, Sharon Kim quit her corporate job and dedicated the rest of her life to creating CanPlan, a one of a kind cancer planner that guides patients and caregivers towards recovery. She made it her mission to give other fighters a chance...

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  • Honolulu-based board-certified plastic surgeon, Clyde H. Ishii, M.D., named new President of American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

    Honolulu-based board-certified plastic surgeon, Clyde H. Ishii, M.D., named new President of American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 3:57 PM EDT2017-06-28 19:57:34 GMT
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    The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) today announced the election of Clyde H. Ishii, MD, a board-certified plastic surgeon operating a private practice in Honolulu, as its new President at The Aesthetic Meeting 2017. The Aesthetic Society is the leading professional organization...

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    The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) today announced the election of Clyde H. Ishii, MD, a board-certified plastic surgeon operating a private practice in Honolulu, as its new President at The Aesthetic Meeting 2017. The Aesthetic Society is the leading professional organization...

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  • Billy V: Cyril Pahinui update, Johnny Galecki's house burns down, Hangin' with Chris Pratt

    Billy V: Cyril Pahinui update, Johnny Galecki's house burns down, Hangin' with Chris Pratt

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 3:48 PM EDT2017-06-28 19:48:26 GMT

    Cyril Pahinui's family is talking about moving him out of the ICU and into an out-patient facility. The slack key master is still recovering from a serious illness. But according to a Facebook post, he's been getting better. In the post, Pahinui thanks everyone for their support. He also called his father Gabby's...

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    Cyril Pahinui's family is talking about moving him out of the ICU and into an out-patient facility. The slack key master is still recovering from a serious illness. But according to a Facebook post, he's been getting better. In the post, Pahinui thanks everyone for their support. He also called his father Gabby's...

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  • Business Report: The Senate Health Care bill

    Business Report: The Senate Health Care bill

    Wednesday, June 28 2017 3:38 PM EDT2017-06-28 19:38:18 GMT

    The health care vote delay is an opportunity for rank-and-file Republicans to rethink what their leaders came up with. Democrats are so busy attacking on the usual partisan grounds, they've overlooked something. The plan hurts people who voted for Trump. Note with concern that a low-income 64-year-old...

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    The health care vote delay is an opportunity for rank-and-file Republicans to rethink what their leaders came up with. Democrats are so busy attacking on the usual partisan grounds, they've overlooked something. The plan hurts people who voted for Trump. Note with concern that a low-income 64-year-old...

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  • Beauty & Grace: Summer Travel Must Haves

    Beauty & Grace: Summer Travel Must Haves

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 4:53 PM EDT2017-06-27 20:53:13 GMT

    Before going on a trip, do you ever get a little stressed about what you're going to pack? Having the right accoutrements with you when you travel makes all the difference. Start with a cool travel bag, some cool bag tags so you don't lose your luggage, toiletries, clothes and shoes, and you're all set...

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    Before going on a trip, do you ever get a little stressed about what you're going to pack? Having the right accoutrements with you when you travel makes all the difference. Start with a cool travel bag, some cool bag tags so you don't lose your luggage, toiletries, clothes and shoes, and you're all set...

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  • Sunrise Shape Up: Focusing on your core

    Sunrise Shape Up: Focusing on your core

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 4:36 PM EDT2017-06-27 20:36:17 GMT

    In this week's Sunrise Shape Up, we're going to focus on core. Keeping Summer time in mind, everybody's trying to get in shape, trying to get fit, want to get to the beach, look great, look good. Start with a full-body exercise which is going to help you shred for the summer. It's a modified Turkish Getup...

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    In this week's Sunrise Shape Up, we're going to focus on core. Keeping Summer time in mind, everybody's trying to get in shape, trying to get fit, want to get to the beach, look great, look good. Start with a full-body exercise which is going to help you shred for the summer. It's a modified Turkish Getup...

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  • Zippy’s Diabetes Friendly Menu and American Diabetes Association Fundraiser

    Zippy’s Diabetes Friendly Menu and American Diabetes Association Fundraiser

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 4:25 PM EDT2017-06-27 20:25:38 GMT
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    More than half of the population of the state of Hawaii is living with prediabetes or diabetes. Initiatives to curtail what has now become an epidemic are needed in order to combat this disease. One way is through awareness and educating the public about food and nutrition, and giving them the option...

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    More than half of the population of the state of Hawaii is living with prediabetes or diabetes. Initiatives to curtail what has now become an epidemic are needed in order to combat this disease. One way is through awareness and educating the public about food and nutrition, and giving them the option...

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  • Ala Moana Center to host 26th Annual Fourth of July Celebration

    Ala Moana Center to host 26th Annual Fourth of July Celebration

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 4:18 PM EDT2017-06-27 20:18:21 GMT

    For the 26th consecutive year, Ala Moana Center will host its signature Independence Day celebration, including Hawai‘i’s largest Fourth of July fireworks show. From July 1 - 4, shoppers can enjoy four days of exclusive savings, live entertainment from Hawai‘i’s top musicians, and a chance to win...

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    For the 26th consecutive year, Ala Moana Center will host its signature Independence Day celebration, including Hawai‘i’s largest Fourth of July fireworks show. From July 1 - 4, shoppers can enjoy four days of exclusive savings, live entertainment from Hawai‘i’s top musicians, and a chance to win...

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  • Prepping for the S.A.T.

    Prepping for the S.A.T.

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 4:11 PM EDT2017-06-27 20:11:14 GMT
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    The S.A.T. begins in August, which is new for this year because it's much earlier than usual.  Students should begin studying early. For most students it takes between five and eight weeks to master the skills they need to raise their S.A.T. scores. Any head start is a good one. Practice tests are an important...

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    The S.A.T. begins in August, which is new for this year because it's much earlier than usual.  Students should begin studying early. For most students it takes between five and eight weeks to master the skills they need to raise their S.A.T. scores. Any head start is a good one. Practice tests are an important...

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  • Dive’n’Movies and Twilight Hours every Saturday in July at Wet’n’Wild Hawaii

    Dive’n’Movies and Twilight Hours every Saturday in July at Wet’n’Wild Hawaii

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 4:02 PM EDT2017-06-27 20:02:43 GMT

    Wet’n’Wild Hawaii will have Twilight extended hours every Saturday in July, and guests are invited to enjoy a Dive’n’Movie while floating in a tube or relaxing on the pool deck in a lawn chair or on a blanket. The park will be open  from 10:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. Rides will be open until 9 p.m. and the movies...

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    Wet’n’Wild Hawaii will have Twilight extended hours every Saturday in July, and guests are invited to enjoy a Dive’n’Movie while floating in a tube or relaxing on the pool deck in a lawn chair or on a blanket. The park will be open  from 10:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. Rides will be open until 9 p.m. and the movies...

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  • Billy V: The Obama's on vacation, Gaga goes 'gliking', Babe's ring for sale, Steve Carell as 'The Silver Fox'

    Billy V: The Obama's on vacation, Gaga goes 'gliking', Babe's ring for sale, Steve Carell as 'The Silver Fox'

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 3:51 PM EDT2017-06-27 19:51:42 GMT

    The Obamas went from Hawaii last week to vacationing in Indonesia this week. The former first family was seen Monday river rafting on the Ayung River on the resort island of Bali. Reporters got photos of Mister Obama with Michelle, and their daughters, Sasha and Malia. Mister Obama used to live there...

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    The Obamas went from Hawaii last week to vacationing in Indonesia this week. The former first family was seen Monday river rafting on the Ayung River on the resort island of Bali. Reporters got photos of Mister Obama with Michelle, and their daughters, Sasha and Malia. Mister Obama used to live there...

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  • Sunrise Shape Up: Working the Core for Summer

    Sunrise Shape Up: Working the Core for Summer

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 3:49 PM EDT2017-06-27 19:49:05 GMT

    Phil Martin and Bryan Watkins from Clark Hatch Fitness gave us a new workout to prepare for the beach this summer. Try this series of 4 exercises: 1. Overhead Single Arm Squat...

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    Phil Martin and Bryan Watkins from Clark Hatch Fitness gave us a new workout to prepare for the beach this summer. Try this series of 4 exercises: 1. Overhead Single Arm Squat...

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  • SmartMoney Mondays: Prepping your kids for college

    SmartMoney Mondays: Prepping your kids for college

    Monday, June 26 2017 4:28 PM EDT2017-06-26 20:28:55 GMT

    College brings new temptation to spend money - money college students don't have. This may be your child's first time really having to manage their finances. It's really a two-step process. First, they need to open their own bank account so they have the tools to become more financially independent...

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    College brings new temptation to spend money - money college students don't have. This may be your child's first time really having to manage their finances. It's really a two-step process. First, they need to open their own bank account so they have the tools to become more financially independent...

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  • Celebrate Obon season in historic Mo¯’ili’ili with Honolulu’s largest bon dance and modern street festival

    Celebrate Obon season in historic Mo¯’ili’ili with Honolulu’s largest bon dance and modern street festival

    Monday, June 26 2017 4:22 PM EDT2017-06-26 20:22:32 GMT

    The Mo¯’ili’ili Summer Fest celebrates historic Mo¯’ili’ili and the Obon season on Saturday July 1, 2017 at 1110 University Ave., the former Varsity Theatre parking lot, from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. The annual event is a modern street festival alongside Honolulu’s largest Bon Dance and aims to highlight...

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    The Mo¯’ili’ili Summer Fest celebrates historic Mo¯’ili’ili and the Obon season on Saturday July 1, 2017 at 1110 University Ave., the former Varsity Theatre parking lot, from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. The annual event is a modern street festival alongside Honolulu’s largest Bon Dance and aims to highlight...

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  • Live weekly entertainment at the Honolulu Zoo Society’s Annual Wildest Show In Town summer concert series

    Live weekly entertainment at the Honolulu Zoo Society’s Annual Wildest Show In Town summer concert series

    Monday, June 26 2017 4:06 PM EDT2017-06-26 20:06:54 GMT

    The Honolulu Zoo is getting wilder this summer with the Wildest Show in Town, the summer’s best family concert! Hosted by Hawaii’s premier ukulele teacher Roy Sakuma, the 10-week after-hours concert series features live local entertainment every Wednesday evening from June 14 through...

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    The Honolulu Zoo is getting wilder this summer with the Wildest Show in Town, the summer’s best family concert! Hosted by Hawaii’s premier ukulele teacher Roy Sakuma, the 10-week after-hours concert series features live local entertainment every Wednesday evening from June 14 through...

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  • Pacific 501st Costumers & 10th Hawaii Geek Meet

    Pacific 501st Costumers & 10th Hawaii Geek Meet

    Monday, June 26 2017 3:59 PM EDT2017-06-26 19:59:37 GMT

    The Pacific 501st, the Hawaii chapter of the global 501st Legion, will be among two dozen local clubs, companies, and organizations participating in the 10th annual Hawaii Geek Meet, set to take place on Sunday, July 2 at Magic Island. The Legion is an all-volunteer organization formed for the express...

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    The Pacific 501st, the Hawaii chapter of the global 501st Legion, will be among two dozen local clubs, companies, and organizations participating in the 10th annual Hawaii Geek Meet, set to take place on Sunday, July 2 at Magic Island. The Legion is an all-volunteer organization formed for the express...

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  • Med-QUEST Division Administrator reacts to Senate's proposed health care bill

    Med-QUEST Division Administrator reacts to Senate's proposed health care bill

    Monday, June 26 2017 3:55 PM EDT2017-06-26 19:55:02 GMT

    Last week the U.S. Senate revealed its proposed health care plan, which may not actually get passed. But if it does, one of its biggest impacts would be funding for medicaid. There is the possibility of less people being covered or getting a reduction of coverage. How much more dangerous...

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    Last week the U.S. Senate revealed its proposed health care plan, which may not actually get passed. But if it does, one of its biggest impacts would be funding for medicaid. There is the possibility of less people being covered or getting a reduction of coverage. How much more dangerous...

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  • Billy V: Colbert for President, Bruno Mars, Bobby Wood gets hitched, Flash mob hula

    Billy V: Colbert for President, Bruno Mars, Bobby Wood gets hitched, Flash mob hula

    Monday, June 26 2017 3:30 PM EDT2017-06-26 19:30:41 GMT

    Stephen Colbert for US President?  It's a possibility. It's an announcement he made while on Russian TV on Evening Urgant, a popular late-night show. They played a game called Russian Roulette where you make a toast and take a shot. Colbert said after a few shots, "OK. I am here to announce...

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    Stephen Colbert for US President?  It's a possibility. It's an announcement he made while on Russian TV on Evening Urgant, a popular late-night show. They played a game called Russian Roulette where you make a toast and take a shot. Colbert said after a few shots, "OK. I am here to announce...

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  • Ask the Mayor: Honoapiilani Highway, Maui hospital transition

    Ask the Mayor: Honoapiilani Highway, Maui hospital transition

    Friday, June 23 2017 3:34 PM EDT2017-06-23 19:34:55 GMT

    Maui County mayor Alan Arakawa stopped by on Sunrise to discuss problems facing the Honoapiilani Highway.

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    Maui County mayor Alan Arakawa stopped by on Sunrise to discuss problems facing the Honoapiilani Highway.

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  • Summer Concert Series: Aja Gample

    Summer Concert Series: Aja Gample

    Friday, June 23 2017 3:33 PM EDT2017-06-23 19:33:13 GMT

    Our Summer Concert Series continues with Aja Gample. She was nominated this year from two Na Hoku Hanohano Awards including  "Most Promising Artist" of the Year & "EP of the Year." 

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    Our Summer Concert Series continues with Aja Gample. She was nominated this year from two Na Hoku Hanohano Awards including  "Most Promising Artist" of the Year & "EP of the Year." 

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  • Sunrise Open House: Central Oahu

    Sunrise Open House: Central Oahu

    Friday, June 23 2017 3:29 PM EDT2017-06-23 19:29:34 GMT

    Today's Sunrise Open House is checking out single family homes in Central Oahu - Mililani, Wahiawa, Whitmore Village and Launani Valley. 

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    Today's Sunrise Open House is checking out single family homes in Central Oahu - Mililani, Wahiawa, Whitmore Village and Launani Valley. 

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  • Business Report: Fishing regulations

    Business Report: Fishing regulations

    Friday, June 23 2017 3:17 PM EDT2017-06-23 19:17:50 GMT

    The Western Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Council met this week and decided to recommend lower catch limits on three fishing groups. 

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    The Western Pacific Regional Fisheries Management Council met this week and decided to recommend lower catch limits on three fishing groups. 

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  • Billy V: Only at the Royal Events

    Billy V: Only at the Royal Events

    Friday, June 23 2017 3:17 PM EDT2017-06-23 19:17:07 GMT

    The Royal Hawaiian is a popular venue for weddings, parties and other types of events.   

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    The Royal Hawaiian is a popular venue for weddings, parties and other types of events.   

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  • Kupuna Achievers: Innovative program teaches kids how to perform life-saving CPR

    Kupuna Achievers: Innovative program teaches kids how to perform life-saving CPR

    Thursday, June 22 2017 7:13 PM EDT2017-06-22 23:13:08 GMT

    This week's achievers put their whole hearts in volunteering for a non-profit called "Kids 4 CPR". Their mission is to improve cardiac arrest survival rates by teaching young children the life saving technique...

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    This week's achievers put their whole hearts in volunteering for a non-profit called "Kids 4 CPR". Their mission is to improve cardiac arrest survival rates by teaching young children the life saving technique...

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  • Be fit in no time with mindful multitasking

    Be fit in no time with mindful multitasking

    Thursday, June 22 2017 4:15 PM EDT2017-06-22 20:15:36 GMT

    You can be more fit and healthy in body, mind, heart, and spirit without taking any extra time. Do you have time to exercise, set goals, do affirmations, practice gratitude, meditate, and pray? With Mindful Multitasking, you can do all those things and more while doing something else. Use the time...

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    You can be more fit and healthy in body, mind, heart, and spirit without taking any extra time. Do you have time to exercise, set goals, do affirmations, practice gratitude, meditate, and pray? With Mindful Multitasking, you can do all those things and more while doing something else. Use the time...

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  • Paws & Plants: A benefit for the Hawaiian Humane Society

    Paws & Plants: A benefit for the Hawaiian Humane Society

    Thursday, June 22 2017 4:11 PM EDT2017-06-22 20:11:41 GMT

    Join Art Bridge Events at the Hawaiian Humane Society for an evening celebrating our love of paws & plants. Bring your pets, loved ones and your crafting smiles for a night under the stars planting succulents, creating terrariums while enjoying sips & bites -- all benefiting the animals. Paws & Plants...

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    Join Art Bridge Events at the Hawaiian Humane Society for an evening celebrating our love of paws & plants. Bring your pets, loved ones and your crafting smiles for a night under the stars planting succulents, creating terrariums while enjoying sips & bites -- all benefiting the animals. Paws & Plants...

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  • Grammy Award winner Melissa Manchester performing in Hawaii

    Grammy Award winner Melissa Manchester performing in Hawaii

    Thursday, June 22 2017 4:09 PM EDT2017-06-22 20:09:59 GMT

    GRAMMY winner Melissa Manchester tips her hat to some of the most iconic male singers of the 20th century on her new album, The Fellas, which will be released on September 8 via her independent label, Long Run Entertainment, LLC. “In 1989, I released my Tribute album to honor the great women singers...

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    GRAMMY winner Melissa Manchester tips her hat to some of the most iconic male singers of the 20th century on her new album, The Fellas, which will be released on September 8 via her independent label, Long Run Entertainment, LLC. “In 1989, I released my Tribute album to honor the great women singers...

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  • Billy V: 'Han Solo' gets new director, Aulii in NYC, GOT season 7 trailer, The Rock stops traffic for a fan

    Billy V: 'Han Solo' gets new director, Aulii in NYC, GOT season 7 trailer, The Rock stops traffic for a fan

    Thursday, June 22 2017 3:43 PM EDT2017-06-22 19:43:01 GMT

    It didn't take long. The Han Solo - Star Wars spinoff has a new director - and it is Oscar Winning filmmaker Ron Howard. This is happening after the movies original directors were fired Tuesday while in the middle of production. They wanted to put in more humor and encouraged improvisation, something...

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    It didn't take long. The Han Solo - Star Wars spinoff has a new director - and it is Oscar Winning filmmaker Ron Howard. This is happening after the movies original directors were fired Tuesday while in the middle of production. They wanted to put in more humor and encouraged improvisation, something...

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  • Business Report: The world's population

    Thursday, June 22 2017 3:30 PM EDT2017-06-22 19:30:15 GMT

    The U.N. reports the world population is 7.6 billion. In two years there were enough births to replace all deaths, plus 200 million. The world population did not reach 1 billion until 1804. But it reached 2 billion in 1927 and 3 billion in 1959 and 4 billion in 1974 and 5 billion in 1987 and 6 billion in 1999...

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    The U.N. reports the world population is 7.6 billion. In two years there were enough births to replace all deaths, plus 200 million. The world population did not reach 1 billion until 1804. But it reached 2 billion in 1927 and 3 billion in 1959 and 4 billion in 1974 and 5 billion in 1987 and 6 billion in 1999...

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  • Aloha United Way wants your school supplies donations

    Aloha United Way wants your school supplies donations

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 7:24 PM EDT2017-06-21 23:24:50 GMT

    Aloha United Way is constantly looking for ways to help the Hawaii community. Summer is currently in full swing, but some kids face the challenge of not being able to afford the school supplies they need for the upcoming school year. We want to set students up for success – without them having to worry...

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    Aloha United Way is constantly looking for ways to help the Hawaii community. Summer is currently in full swing, but some kids face the challenge of not being able to afford the school supplies they need for the upcoming school year. We want to set students up for success – without them having to worry...

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  • Billy V: 'Han Solo' loses directors, Cyril Pahinui honored by The National Endowment for the Arts, and Singin' on a train

    Billy V: 'Han Solo' loses directors, Cyril Pahinui honored by The National Endowment for the Arts, and Singin' on a train

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 7:19 PM EDT2017-06-21 23:19:22 GMT

    There's been a disturbance in the Force! The directors of the new Han Solo prequel "Star Wars" are leaving the film. Lucasfilm announced last night that Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are leaving the spinoff. Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy said in a statement: "Phil Lord and Christopher Miller...

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    There's been a disturbance in the Force! The directors of the new Han Solo prequel "Star Wars" are leaving the film. Lucasfilm announced last night that Phil Lord and Christopher Miller are leaving the spinoff. Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy said in a statement: "Phil Lord and Christopher Miller...

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  • Get ready for the 11th annual UH Kids First! film festival

    Get ready for the 11th annual UH Kids First! film festival

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 7:18 PM EDT2017-06-21 23:18:29 GMT

    The eagerly anticipated UH Manoa KIDS FIRST! Film Festival enters its 11th summer, boasting 40 live-action and animated films from 13 countries over 5 Sundays: June 11 & 25 and July 9, 23 & 30, 2017.  This year’s Festival provides quality entertainment for children and youth from 4 to 15+ years of age...

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    The eagerly anticipated UH Manoa KIDS FIRST! Film Festival enters its 11th summer, boasting 40 live-action and animated films from 13 countries over 5 Sundays: June 11 & 25 and July 9, 23 & 30, 2017.  This year’s Festival provides quality entertainment for children and youth from 4 to 15+ years of age...

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  • Dream Interpretation: Dreams of childhood, dreams of friendship

    Dream Interpretation: Dreams of childhood, dreams of friendship

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 4:20 PM EDT2017-06-21 20:20:47 GMT

    It has been said that dreams are like a window into ourselves.  Dreams can reveal our deepest desires, issues that need to be addressed in our lives, or conjure up emotional filled memories...

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    It has been said that dreams are like a window into ourselves.  Dreams can reveal our deepest desires, issues that need to be addressed in our lives, or conjure up emotional filled memories...

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  • Scores expected to come out for 76-cent plate lunches at L&L

    Scores expected to come out for 76-cent plate lunches at L&L

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 6:51 PM EDT2017-06-20 22:51:04 GMT
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    For the 12th year, L&L Hawaiian Barbecue brings back its annual 76-cent plate lunch celebration Thursday.

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    For the 12th year, L&L Hawaiian Barbecue brings back its annual 76-cent plate lunch celebration Thursday.

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  • Vet on Set: Pet health insurance

    Vet on Set: Pet health insurance

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 5:55 PM EDT2017-06-20 21:55:55 GMT

    Pet Health Insurance has been available for many years and more pet owners are purchasing insurance.  Like any insurance, you are making regular payments in case your pet has an illness or an accident.  Some insurance companies will partially pay for preventive care such as vaccines or heart worm tests...

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    Pet Health Insurance has been available for many years and more pet owners are purchasing insurance.  Like any insurance, you are making regular payments in case your pet has an illness or an accident.  Some insurance companies will partially pay for preventive care such as vaccines or heart worm tests...

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  • Facebook Free For All: Who is your favorite local musician?

    Facebook Free For All: Who is your favorite local musician?

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 4:28 PM EDT2017-06-20 20:28:14 GMT

    Music is constantly surrounding us.  Over the years, many local musicians have made a name for themselves locally, nationally, and internationally.Living in Hawaii, we are lucky enough to be exposed to not only mainstream music, but also Hawaiian music, which helps to give our islands...

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    Music is constantly surrounding us.  Over the years, many local musicians have made a name for themselves locally, nationally, and internationally.Living in Hawaii, we are lucky enough to be exposed to not only mainstream music, but also Hawaiian music, which helps to give our islands...

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  • American Logistics Association (ALA) Hawaii Expo

    American Logistics Association (ALA) Hawaii Expo

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 4:02 PM EDT2017-06-20 20:02:50 GMT
    The American Logistics Association (ALA) Hawaii Show is a business to business expo for companies who want to sell their products to commissaries and exchanges.  This year, it takes place on Tuesday, Aug. 15 at the Pacific Beach Hotel from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Local businesses will have their  opportunity to sell products to key Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) and combined Military Exchange buyers. Last year’s show resulted in 350 new items selected for inclu...More >>
    The American Logistics Association (ALA) Hawaii Show is a business to business expo for companies who want to sell their products to commissaries and exchanges.  This year, it takes place on Tuesday, Aug. 15 at the Pacific Beach Hotel from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Local businesses will have their  opportunity to sell products to key Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) and combined Military Exchange buyers. Last year’s show resulted in 350 new items selected for inclu...More >>
  • National holiday celebrates French pastry at International Market Place

    National holiday celebrates French pastry at International Market Place

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 3:01 PM EDT2017-06-20 19:01:16 GMT

    Kona Coffee Purveyors I b. Patisserie is celebrating National Kouign Amann Day this Tuesday, June 20 at their flagship cafe inside International Market Place. Kouign-amann (pronounced kwin’aman) is a traditional crusty round cake from Brittany with bread dough containing layers of rich butter...

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    Kona Coffee Purveyors I b. Patisserie is celebrating National Kouign Amann Day this Tuesday, June 20 at their flagship cafe inside International Market Place. Kouign-amann (pronounced kwin’aman) is a traditional crusty round cake from Brittany with bread dough containing layers of rich butter...

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  • Billy V: Kahuku woman on ' The Price is Right', Oprah at the MACC, Gal's pay, Transformers

    Billy V: Kahuku woman on ' The Price is Right', Oprah at the MACC, Gal's pay, Transformers

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 2:28 PM EDT2017-06-20 18:28:19 GMT

    The price is right for a Kahuku girl. Olivina Avea appeared on the game show wearing her Kahuku High Basketball Shirt with pride! She was so excited to be on the show yesterday-- that she cried. She took on the Hollywood game show's "Punch a Bunch" segment. That's where you punch a different slot...

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    The price is right for a Kahuku girl. Olivina Avea appeared on the game show wearing her Kahuku High Basketball Shirt with pride! She was so excited to be on the show yesterday-- that she cried. She took on the Hollywood game show's "Punch a Bunch" segment. That's where you punch a different slot...

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  • Business Report: An update on the arithmetic of Obamacare repeal and replace

    Tuesday, June 20 2017 2:15 PM EDT2017-06-20 18:15:33 GMT

    The talk in Washington this morning is that the Republican leadership is down to this - lose two GOP votes and still pass a bill. On the libertarian wing of the GOP is Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, the only GOP senator voting against the current process when it began. Rand Paul...

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    The talk in Washington this morning is that the Republican leadership is down to this - lose two GOP votes and still pass a bill. On the libertarian wing of the GOP is Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, the only GOP senator voting against the current process when it began. Rand Paul...

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  • UH study on heating planet: Do nothing and the future is 'terrible'

    UH study on heating planet: Do nothing and the future is 'terrible'

    Monday, June 19 2017 9:51 PM EDT2017-06-20 01:51:06 GMT

    A new study led by a University of Hawaii researcher says 74 percent of the world’s population will be exposed to deadly heatwaves by 2100 if carbon gas emissions continue to rise at current rates.

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    A new study led by a University of Hawaii researcher says 74 percent of the world’s population will be exposed to deadly heatwaves by 2100 if carbon gas emissions continue to rise at current rates.

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  • Reality of Rail: Kymberly Marcos Pine

    Reality of Rail: Kymberly Marcos Pine

    Monday, June 19 2017 6:05 PM EDT2017-06-19 22:05:43 GMT

    The Honolulu Rail project has been plagued with a number of problems since it's inception.  But the largest problem looming over the transportation system has been its budget, and more specifically, how to find the billions needed to finish it. Mayor Kirk Caldwell has been lobbying...

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    The Honolulu Rail project has been plagued with a number of problems since it's inception.  But the largest problem looming over the transportation system has been its budget, and more specifically, how to find the billions needed to finish it. Mayor Kirk Caldwell has been lobbying...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Elder Financial Abuse

    SmartMoney Monday: Elder Financial Abuse

    Monday, June 19 2017 6:04 PM EDT2017-06-19 22:04:24 GMT

    An elderly person can be easy to take advantage of. They may have disabilities that make them more dependent on others, and they may be more easily confused by technology and not know who to trust, which makes them more vulnerable to be scammed or defrauded. It's estimated that thieves...

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    An elderly person can be easy to take advantage of. They may have disabilities that make them more dependent on others, and they may be more easily confused by technology and not know who to trust, which makes them more vulnerable to be scammed or defrauded. It's estimated that thieves...

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  • Whole Foods to donate 5% of net sales to Hawaii Culinary Education Foundation

    Whole Foods to donate 5% of net sales to Hawaii Culinary Education Foundation

    Monday, June 19 2017 6:03 PM EDT2017-06-19 22:03:43 GMT

    Whole Foods Market Hawaii has selected the Hawaii Culinary Education Foundation as its statewide nonprofit partner for its Community Giving Day on Thursday, June 22. Five percent of net sales from all three Whole Foods Market locations in Hawaii – Kahala and Kailua on Oahu and Kahului on Maui...

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    Whole Foods Market Hawaii has selected the Hawaii Culinary Education Foundation as its statewide nonprofit partner for its Community Giving Day on Thursday, June 22. Five percent of net sales from all three Whole Foods Market locations in Hawaii – Kahala and Kailua on Oahu and Kahului on Maui...

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  • 'Stuck In The 90s' reunites Forte, All-4-One and Shai

    'Stuck In The 90s' reunites Forte, All-4-One and Shai

    Monday, June 19 2017 6:02 PM EDT2017-06-19 22:02:09 GMT

    Get ready for a trip back to when arguably the best of R&B Pop was created. The 90’s! Tantriq Entertainment and Ray Jr. are excited to announce “Stuck in The 90’s” a concert featuring two groups that dominated the R&B airwaves in the 1990’s ALL -4- ONE and Shai. Stuck in The 90’s...

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    Get ready for a trip back to when arguably the best of R&B Pop was created. The 90’s! Tantriq Entertainment and Ray Jr. are excited to announce “Stuck in The 90’s” a concert featuring two groups that dominated the R&B airwaves in the 1990’s ALL -4- ONE and Shai. Stuck in The 90’s...

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  • West Oahu residents get opportunity to learn more about jobs in their community

    West Oahu residents get opportunity to learn more about jobs in their community

    Monday, June 19 2017 5:59 PM EDT2017-06-19 21:59:27 GMT

    The 5th Annual Hire Leeward Job & Career Fair is an annual fair that organizes to provide opportunities for Leeward Residents to get connected with Leeward jobs. The fair is taking place on June 24, 2017 at UH WEST Oahu from 9am to 1pm. The Hire Leeward initiative is a 5-year initiative...

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    The 5th Annual Hire Leeward Job & Career Fair is an annual fair that organizes to provide opportunities for Leeward Residents to get connected with Leeward jobs. The fair is taking place on June 24, 2017 at UH WEST Oahu from 9am to 1pm. The Hire Leeward initiative is a 5-year initiative...

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  • Billy V: Malama Honua Hokulea Homecoming recap

    Billy V: Malama Honua Hokulea Homecoming recap

    Monday, June 19 2017 5:48 PM EDT2017-06-19 21:48:58 GMT

    There was lots of entertainment after the official welcome home ceremonies for Hokule'a this past Saturday 'Moana' star Aulii Cravahlo got a standing ovation at the Hokule'a Ho'olaule'a as she entertained the crowd singing her hit song from the motion picture. 

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    There was lots of entertainment after the official welcome home ceremonies for Hokule'a this past Saturday 'Moana' star Aulii Cravahlo got a standing ovation at the Hokule'a Ho'olaule'a as she entertained the crowd singing her hit song from the motion picture. 

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  • Business Report: The amount of wealth millionaires control

    Business Report: The amount of wealth millionaires control

    Monday, June 19 2017 5:47 PM EDT2017-06-19 21:47:42 GMT

    Boston Consulting Group is out with its annual Global Wealth Report. Bloomberg News made this chart from their data. 

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    Boston Consulting Group is out with its annual Global Wealth Report. Bloomberg News made this chart from their data. 

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  • Hawaii Exemplary State Foundation working on restoring entire Ala Wai watershed

    Hawaii Exemplary State Foundation working on restoring entire Ala Wai watershed

    Friday, June 16 2017 5:49 PM EDT2017-06-16 21:49:21 GMT

    Retired Major General Darryll Wong is the former adjutant general of Hawaii and also the co-founder and chairman of the board of the Hawaii Exemplary State Foundation. 

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    Retired Major General Darryll Wong is the former adjutant general of Hawaii and also the co-founder and chairman of the board of the Hawaii Exemplary State Foundation. 

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  • Navy head football coach, Hawaii native Ken Niumatalolo discusses coaching career

    Navy head football coach, Hawaii native Ken Niumatalolo discusses coaching career

    Friday, June 16 2017 5:40 PM EDT2017-06-16 21:40:46 GMT

    Hawaii native Ken Niumatalolo is the head football coach for the Naval Academy.

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    Hawaii native Ken Niumatalolo is the head football coach for the Naval Academy.

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  • Leon and Malia, who sang for Hokulea's original voyage, bring memory back to life

    Leon and Malia, who sang for Hokulea's original voyage, bring memory back to life

    Friday, June 16 2017 5:15 PM EDT2017-06-16 21:15:24 GMT

    The duo Leon and Malia have been making music in Hawaii for nearly 50 years and were on stage in 1976 to welcome back the Hokulea from her first voyage. 

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    The duo Leon and Malia have been making music in Hawaii for nearly 50 years and were on stage in 1976 to welcome back the Hokulea from her first voyage. 

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  • Business Report: Hawaii unemployment by island

    Business Report: Hawaii unemployment by island

    Friday, June 16 2017 5:07 PM EDT2017-06-16 21:07:12 GMT

    National unemployment right now is 4.3 percent. But the county jobless rates in Hawaii come within three tenths on either side of 3 percent.

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    National unemployment right now is 4.3 percent. But the county jobless rates in Hawaii come within three tenths on either side of 3 percent.

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  • Southern BBQ meets Hawaii at 2nd annual Honolulu BBQ and Blues Festival

    Southern BBQ meets Hawaii at 2nd annual Honolulu BBQ and Blues Festival

    Thursday, June 15 2017 6:04 PM EDT2017-06-15 22:04:11 GMT

    Savory southern barbecue returns to the islands for an unforgettable summer event – the Second Annual Honolulu BBQ & Blues Festival at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort. Following a sold-out 2016 inaugural festival, the island’s best barbecue event returns where visitors and locals...

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    Savory southern barbecue returns to the islands for an unforgettable summer event – the Second Annual Honolulu BBQ & Blues Festival at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort. Following a sold-out 2016 inaugural festival, the island’s best barbecue event returns where visitors and locals...

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  • Billy V: Gene Simmons wants to own 'I Love You,' Oprah is Wonder Woman, Hawaii's star chasers

    Billy V: Gene Simmons wants to own 'I Love You,' Oprah is Wonder Woman, Hawaii's star chasers

    Thursday, June 15 2017 6:00 PM EDT2017-06-15 22:00:35 GMT

    Watch out rockers:  Watch what you do with your hand and your fingers. Gene Simmons is attempting to trademark the classic hand gesture of your thumb, pointer and pinky. The KISS lead singer filed the application with the United States Patent and Trade Mark Office. He says the horns hand movement...

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    Watch out rockers:  Watch what you do with your hand and your fingers. Gene Simmons is attempting to trademark the classic hand gesture of your thumb, pointer and pinky. The KISS lead singer filed the application with the United States Patent and Trade Mark Office. He says the horns hand movement...

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  • Business Report: Transplants living in other states

    Business Report: Transplants living in other states

    Thursday, June 15 2017 5:57 PM EDT2017-06-15 21:57:39 GMT

    The guy behind the website Flowing Data took an old 1800s federal publication and updated it. The result is old-looking maps showing new data. One map shows people who were born in a different state. The lightest areas have 3% transplants or less. The darkest areas, up to 84%. Hawaii is sensitive...

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    The guy behind the website Flowing Data took an old 1800s federal publication and updated it. The result is old-looking maps showing new data. One map shows people who were born in a different state. The lightest areas have 3% transplants or less. The darkest areas, up to 84%. Hawaii is sensitive...

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  • Honolulu Night Market to celebrate Hokulea's homecoming

    Honolulu Night Market to celebrate Hokulea's homecoming

    Thursday, June 15 2017 5:56 PM EDT2017-06-15 21:56:27 GMT

    Honolulu Night Market returns with the largest Kaka?ako block party to date.

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    Honolulu Night Market returns with the largest Kaka?ako block party to date.

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  • Brother Noland among artists to welcome Hokulea back home

    Brother Noland among artists to welcome Hokulea back home

    Thursday, June 15 2017 5:50 PM EDT2017-06-15 21:50:30 GMT

    The Hokulea is making her long-awaited journey back home, and a ho'olaulea will be held after her arrival at Magic Island. 

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    The Hokulea is making her long-awaited journey back home, and a ho'olaulea will be held after her arrival at Magic Island. 

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  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery at Adventist Health Castle

    Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery at Adventist Health Castle

    Wednesday, June 14 2017 5:11 PM EDT2017-06-14 21:11:27 GMT

    Adventist Health Castle Medical Center has scheduled a series of interviews on medical topics.  During these interviews, you can find out the difference between a neurosurgeon and an orthopedic surgeon, when it may be necessary to have spine surgery , if there is a minimally invasive procedure...

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    Adventist Health Castle Medical Center has scheduled a series of interviews on medical topics.  During these interviews, you can find out the difference between a neurosurgeon and an orthopedic surgeon, when it may be necessary to have spine surgery , if there is a minimally invasive procedure...

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  • Kamehameha Schools hold educational summit in honor of Hokulea's return

    Kamehameha Schools hold educational summit in honor of Hokulea's return

    Wednesday, June 14 2017 4:48 PM EDT2017-06-14 20:48:10 GMT

    When Kamehameha made the decision to support the voyage of Hokulea in 2013 as the education sponsor, it was somewhat risky. No one had ever done something like this before. But the Trustees and leaders at Kamehameha signed on to the promise and backed it with funding and in-kind support...

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    When Kamehameha made the decision to support the voyage of Hokulea in 2013 as the education sponsor, it was somewhat risky. No one had ever done something like this before. But the Trustees and leaders at Kamehameha signed on to the promise and backed it with funding and in-kind support...

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  • Geek Beat: Apple's newest tech

    Geek Beat: Apple's newest tech

    Wednesday, June 14 2017 4:26 PM EDT2017-06-14 20:26:18 GMT

    Arguably known as the leader in the latest technology, Apple has unveiled their latest consumer products designed to help keep you in touch with the world and make your life easier...

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    Arguably known as the leader in the latest technology, Apple has unveiled their latest consumer products designed to help keep you in touch with the world and make your life easier...

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  • 2nd Annual Jamathon Fitness Fest to help fight homelessness

    2nd Annual Jamathon Fitness Fest to help fight homelessness

    Wednesday, June 14 2017 4:16 PM EDT2017-06-14 20:16:23 GMT

    ALEA Bridge will be hosting its second annual Jamathon Fitness Fest at the Aloha Stadium field on June 17, 2017 from 3pm – 7pm. The Jamathon is a fun and fit way to raise funds and fight homelessness in Hawaii, and is the latest of our community outreach events to increase awareness and community...

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    ALEA Bridge will be hosting its second annual Jamathon Fitness Fest at the Aloha Stadium field on June 17, 2017 from 3pm – 7pm. The Jamathon is a fun and fit way to raise funds and fight homelessness in Hawaii, and is the latest of our community outreach events to increase awareness and community...

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  • Helping Hands Hawaii hosts annual school supply drive for students in need

    Helping Hands Hawaii hosts annual school supply drive for students in need

    Wednesday, June 14 2017 3:25 PM EDT2017-06-14 19:25:26 GMT

    Ready to Learn (RTL), a program at Helping Hands Hawaii (HHH), hosts its annual school supply drive for students in need from June 1 to July 31, 2017. Through this program, low-income and homeless students will receive free basic educational tools that aid in their scholastic development and contribute...

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    Ready to Learn (RTL), a program at Helping Hands Hawaii (HHH), hosts its annual school supply drive for students in need from June 1 to July 31, 2017. Through this program, low-income and homeless students will receive free basic educational tools that aid in their scholastic development and contribute...

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  • Business Report: Local business news 6/14/17

    Business Report: Local business news 6/14/17

    Wednesday, June 14 2017 3:12 PM EDT2017-06-14 19:12:58 GMT

    800 exhibits – 11,000 pages of testimony – the Thirty Meter Telescope case is now in the hands of the judge, Riki May Amano. As hearing officer she has no deadline for her recommendation to DLNR. Hawaiian Airlines is recruiting at Kona airport. The airline needs candidates who speak Japanese...

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    800 exhibits – 11,000 pages of testimony – the Thirty Meter Telescope case is now in the hands of the judge, Riki May Amano. As hearing officer she has no deadline for her recommendation to DLNR. Hawaiian Airlines is recruiting at Kona airport. The airline needs candidates who speak Japanese...

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  • State DOH to launch senior fall prevention awareness campaign

    State DOH to launch senior fall prevention awareness campaign

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 5:55 PM EDT2017-06-13 21:55:58 GMT

    Fall-related injuries and fatalities among Hawaii’s seniors have reached alarming levels. On average in Hawaii, 94 seniors die each year from fall-related injuries, 1,940 are hospitalized and 8,050 are taken to emergency rooms. Statistics from the Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH)...

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    Fall-related injuries and fatalities among Hawaii’s seniors have reached alarming levels. On average in Hawaii, 94 seniors die each year from fall-related injuries, 1,940 are hospitalized and 8,050 are taken to emergency rooms. Statistics from the Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH)...

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  • SALT at Our Kakaako celebrates Hokulea's homecoming

    SALT at Our Kakaako celebrates Hokulea's homecoming

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 5:55 PM EDT2017-06-13 21:55:07 GMT

    SALT at Our Kaka‘ako marks two milestones on the evening of June 17, with a celebration full of fun and culture. Our Kaka‘ako presents the SALT at Our Kaka‘ako Dedication Celebration: featuring Honolulu Night Market and the Polynesian Voyaging Society Hokule‘a Homecoming, from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m...

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    SALT at Our Kaka‘ako marks two milestones on the evening of June 17, with a celebration full of fun and culture. Our Kaka‘ako presents the SALT at Our Kaka‘ako Dedication Celebration: featuring Honolulu Night Market and the Polynesian Voyaging Society Hokule‘a Homecoming, from 5:00 to 10:00 p.m...

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  • Locations Hawaii gives update on housing market, what it costs to live near ocean

    Locations Hawaii gives update on housing market, what it costs to live near ocean

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 5:45 PM EDT2017-06-13 21:45:30 GMT
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    The market is continuing to see steadily rising prices for both single-family homes and condos. The median price for a single family home is $750, 000; a 4% increase. Condos went up 9% to 407,000. Condos moved very quickly in May with a record low days on market, fifteen days. It important to remember...

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    The market is continuing to see steadily rising prices for both single-family homes and condos. The median price for a single family home is $750, 000; a 4% increase. Condos went up 9% to 407,000. Condos moved very quickly in May with a record low days on market, fifteen days. It important to remember...

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  • Billy V: Highest paid celebrities, Midler thanks Hawaii teachers

    Billy V: Highest paid celebrities, Midler thanks Hawaii teachers

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 5:42 PM EDT2017-06-13 21:42:47 GMT

    The list of the highest paid celebrities in the world is out. Topping the list -  Sean Combs. Forbes magazine says P Diddy pulled 130 million last year. In second place - Beyonce earned a 105 million dollar paycheck. "Harry Potter" creator J.K. Rowling  was third with 95 million. Also, two kama'aina...

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    The list of the highest paid celebrities in the world is out. Topping the list -  Sean Combs. Forbes magazine says P Diddy pulled 130 million last year. In second place - Beyonce earned a 105 million dollar paycheck. "Harry Potter" creator J.K. Rowling  was third with 95 million. Also, two kama'aina...

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  • Business Report: The latest on Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin

    Business Report: The latest on Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin

    Tuesday, June 13 2017 5:40 PM EDT2017-06-13 21:40:46 GMT

    He wants to strip power from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.  He wants exemptions to let Wall Street firms again trade for their own gain. He wants to roll back controls on mortgage lending, enacted after the 2008 mortgage debacle. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was built...

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    He wants to strip power from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.  He wants exemptions to let Wall Street firms again trade for their own gain. He wants to roll back controls on mortgage lending, enacted after the 2008 mortgage debacle. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was built...

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  • Legendary Hawaiian musician Henry Kapono to perform at Blue Note Hawaii

    Legendary Hawaiian musician Henry Kapono to perform at Blue Note Hawaii

    Monday, June 12 2017 6:09 PM EDT2017-06-12 22:09:04 GMT

    Join Grammy nominated & multiple award winning Henry Kapono as he presents an “Artist to Artist” concert series at the legendary Blue Note Hawaii featuring Hawai’i’s most icon artists performing their hit songs that have become local anthems & the sound track to growing up in Hawaii. You can hear the history...

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    Join Grammy nominated & multiple award winning Henry Kapono as he presents an “Artist to Artist” concert series at the legendary Blue Note Hawaii featuring Hawai’i’s most icon artists performing their hit songs that have become local anthems & the sound track to growing up in Hawaii. You can hear the history...

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  • Hawaiian Airlines CEO shares experience of being on Hokulea

    Hawaiian Airlines CEO shares experience of being on Hokulea

    Monday, June 12 2017 5:43 PM EDT2017-06-12 21:43:28 GMT

    The Hokulea returns to the islands on Saturday after her worldwide voyage.  

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    The Hokulea returns to the islands on Saturday after her worldwide voyage.  

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Planning an affordable honeymoon

    SmartMoney Monday: Planning an affordable honeymoon

    Monday, June 12 2017 5:02 PM EDT2017-06-12 21:02:11 GMT

    It's June, the month for weddings and what comes next? Honeymoons! What are some of the things that can save people lots of money and headaches on their honeymoon? Most people spend an enormous amount of time and energy planning a wedding, which lasts around 6 hours, but less time planning...

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    It's June, the month for weddings and what comes next? Honeymoons! What are some of the things that can save people lots of money and headaches on their honeymoon? Most people spend an enormous amount of time and energy planning a wedding, which lasts around 6 hours, but less time planning...

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  • The 'Island Ninja' returns to face the course on 'American Ninja Warrior'

    The 'Island Ninja' returns to face the course on 'American Ninja Warrior'

    Monday, June 12 2017 4:51 PM EDT2017-06-12 20:51:59 GMT

    Grant Mccartney, aka The Island Ninja, makes his return to the hit show 'American Ninja Warrior' on its season premiere June 12th on NBC. Mccartney' team, Team Ninja Warrior...

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    Grant Mccartney, aka The Island Ninja, makes his return to the hit show 'American Ninja Warrior' on its season premiere June 12th on NBC. Mccartney' team, Team Ninja Warrior...

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  • HMSA Kaimana Awards and Scholarship

    HMSA Kaimana Awards and Scholarship

    Monday, June 12 2017 4:40 PM EDT2017-06-12 20:40:40 GMT

    For student athletes, the HMSA Kaimana Scholarships reward those who not only shine in the classroom and the playing field, but also in their communities through volunteer work. Special consideration is given to students who participate in lower-profile sports. Recipients can use their scholarships...

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    For student athletes, the HMSA Kaimana Scholarships reward those who not only shine in the classroom and the playing field, but also in their communities through volunteer work. Special consideration is given to students who participate in lower-profile sports. Recipients can use their scholarships...

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  • Father’s Day Finds at International Market Place

    Father’s Day Finds at International Market Place

    Monday, June 12 2017 4:31 PM EDT2017-06-12 20:31:01 GMT

    Are you still searching for that perfect Father’s Day gift?  At the newly renovated International Marketplace, they have a range of gifts for every dad. With gifts fitting for the cool, stylish dad to the dad's that have a taste for tech, there is surely something to fit everyone's taste and budget...

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    Are you still searching for that perfect Father’s Day gift?  At the newly renovated International Marketplace, they have a range of gifts for every dad. With gifts fitting for the cool, stylish dad to the dad's that have a taste for tech, there is surely something to fit everyone's taste and budget...

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  • Billy V: Miss Hawaii 2017, Jennifer Lawrence lands safely, 'Hanson' takes Tonys, Wonder Woman takes on The Mummy

    Billy V: Miss Hawaii 2017, Jennifer Lawrence lands safely, 'Hanson' takes Tonys, Wonder Woman takes on The Mummy

    Monday, June 12 2017 4:00 PM EDT2017-06-12 20:00:35 GMT

    She suffered through an outer-space odyssey in "Passengers", but a real life scare in the air for Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence over the weekend. Her private plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Buffalo Saturday. The actress was traveling from Louisville when one of the plane's engines failed...

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    She suffered through an outer-space odyssey in "Passengers", but a real life scare in the air for Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence over the weekend. Her private plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Buffalo Saturday. The actress was traveling from Louisville when one of the plane's engines failed...

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  • Business Report: America's consumer debt

    Business Report: America's consumer debt

    Monday, June 12 2017 3:41 PM EDT2017-06-12 19:41:39 GMT
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    Ever since the market crash of 2008, the Fed has kept interest rates artificially low. It was stimulus to keep the recession from becoming a depression, and it worked. But sooner or later the Fed has to let those rates “normalize,” meaning, rise. There is potential for trouble, because consumer debt...

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    Ever since the market crash of 2008, the Fed has kept interest rates artificially low. It was stimulus to keep the recession from becoming a depression, and it worked. But sooner or later the Fed has to let those rates “normalize,” meaning, rise. There is potential for trouble, because consumer debt...

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  • IONA Contemporary Dance Theatre delves into world of dance, painting

    IONA Contemporary Dance Theatre delves into world of dance, painting

    Friday, June 9 2017 5:54 PM EDT2017-06-09 21:54:02 GMT

    IONA Contemporary Dance Theatre delves into the creative action of dance and painting, set to live music by the Quadraphonix in ‘Paint By Number,’ scheduled for June 9, 10 and 11 and June 16, 17 and 18 at 333 Ward Avenue in the former Sports Authority building. Inventively, ‘Paint By Number’...

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    IONA Contemporary Dance Theatre delves into the creative action of dance and painting, set to live music by the Quadraphonix in ‘Paint By Number,’ scheduled for June 9, 10 and 11 and June 16, 17 and 18 at 333 Ward Avenue in the former Sports Authority building. Inventively, ‘Paint By Number’...

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  • Hawaii Health at Work Alliance’s workplace wellness survey results

    Hawaii Health at Work Alliance’s workplace wellness survey results

    Friday, June 9 2017 5:48 PM EDT2017-06-09 21:48:37 GMT

    In mid-2013, UHA started the Hawai‘i Health at Work Alliance (HH@WA), a first-of-its-kind organization and grass-roots movement of businesses of all sizes that are dedicated to workplace wellness. The collaborative partnership seeks to create and improve employee well-being, viewed as a critical...

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    In mid-2013, UHA started the Hawai‘i Health at Work Alliance (HH@WA), a first-of-its-kind organization and grass-roots movement of businesses of all sizes that are dedicated to workplace wellness. The collaborative partnership seeks to create and improve employee well-being, viewed as a critical...

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  • Kimie Miner releases new single 'Bamboo'

    Kimie Miner releases new single 'Bamboo'

    Friday, June 9 2017 5:46 PM EDT2017-06-09 21:46:20 GMT

    Hawai’i native Kimié Miner (pronounced Kim-mi-Yay) continues her course as a rising musical artist here in the islands. “Bamboo” will be her first single released since her Na hoku hanohano award for contemporary album of the year in 2016. Though the initial tune came to the artist while driving...

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    Hawai’i native Kimié Miner (pronounced Kim-mi-Yay) continues her course as a rising musical artist here in the islands. “Bamboo” will be her first single released since her Na hoku hanohano award for contemporary album of the year in 2016. Though the initial tune came to the artist while driving...

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  • Business Report: The British election's effects on politics and the market

    Business Report: The British election's effects on politics and the market

    Friday, June 9 2017 5:43 PM EDT2017-06-09 21:43:59 GMT

    The pound took a pounding because markets don’t like to be surprised, and the results were surprising. Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May was expected to pound the Labour Party. Instead, first results indicate she barely keeps her majority, and Jeremy Corbyn made a strong second...

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    The pound took a pounding because markets don’t like to be surprised, and the results were surprising. Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May was expected to pound the Labour Party. Instead, first results indicate she barely keeps her majority, and Jeremy Corbyn made a strong second...

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  • Billy V: Casting for 'The Islands,' Kamehameha Day celebrations

    Billy V: Casting for 'The Islands,' Kamehameha Day celebrations

    Friday, June 9 2017 5:42 PM EDT2017-06-09 21:42:57 GMT

    Here's your chance to be on the big screen! A casting call for the upcoming movie - "The Islands." Movie execs are hunting for a Native Hawaiian - for a big role. Last night - producers invited 60 people to audition to play King Kamehameha - at the Japanese Cultural Center. Some even dressing up...

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    Here's your chance to be on the big screen! A casting call for the upcoming movie - "The Islands." Movie execs are hunting for a Native Hawaiian - for a big role. Last night - producers invited 60 people to audition to play King Kamehameha - at the Japanese Cultural Center. Some even dressing up...

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  • YWCA leader luncheon honoree Connie Mitchell

    YWCA leader luncheon honoree Connie Mitchell

    Friday, June 9 2017 4:54 PM EDT2017-06-09 20:54:56 GMT

    Tackling one of the biggest issues in our state, the last decade has not been easy for Connie Mitchell. the executive director at the Institute of Human Services. Despite her efforts, the number of homeless continue to grow and the problem is becoming more complex. To find solutions, she took...

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    Tackling one of the biggest issues in our state, the last decade has not been easy for Connie Mitchell. the executive director at the Institute of Human Services. Despite her efforts, the number of homeless continue to grow and the problem is becoming more complex. To find solutions, she took...

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  • BLT Steak offers 'The Man’s Cave Cuts of Meat'

    BLT Steak offers 'The Man’s Cave Cuts of Meat'

    Thursday, June 8 2017 5:07 PM EDT2017-06-08 21:07:59 GMT

    In honor of Father’s Day, BLT Steak will be offering an exclusive cooking demonstration titled “The Man’s Cave Cuts of Meat” and behind the scenes tour of the kitchen followed by a three-course lunch paired with selections from BLT Steak’s cellar on Saturday, June 17 from 12-3 p.m...

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    In honor of Father’s Day, BLT Steak will be offering an exclusive cooking demonstration titled “The Man’s Cave Cuts of Meat” and behind the scenes tour of the kitchen followed by a three-course lunch paired with selections from BLT Steak’s cellar on Saturday, June 17 from 12-3 p.m...

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  • City partners with 100 Resilient Cities to address global climate change

    City partners with 100 Resilient Cities to address global climate change

    Thursday, June 8 2017 5:00 PM EDT2017-06-08 21:00:11 GMT

    There's a new office at the City and County of Honolulu as part of a new partnership with 100 Resilient Cities.

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    There's a new office at the City and County of Honolulu as part of a new partnership with 100 Resilient Cities.

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  • 'Rise Up: Patriotic Peace' concert to take audience on musical journey through history

    'Rise Up: Patriotic Peace' concert to take audience on musical journey through history

    Thursday, June 8 2017 4:52 PM EDT2017-06-08 20:52:13 GMT

    More than 50 musicians and singers will be coming together for the "Rise Up: Patriotic Peace" concert event.

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    More than 50 musicians and singers will be coming together for the "Rise Up: Patriotic Peace" concert event.

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  • NOAA teams up with Ko Olina to celebrate World Ocean Day

    NOAA teams up with Ko Olina to celebrate World Ocean Day

    Thursday, June 8 2017 4:17 PM EDT2017-06-08 20:17:40 GMT

    Today is World Ocean Day, and NOAA is teaming up with Ko Olina Resort to celebrate the endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal.  

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    Today is World Ocean Day, and NOAA is teaming up with Ko Olina Resort to celebrate the endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal.  

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  • Kupuna Achievers: Arkie Koehl

    Kupuna Achievers: Arkie Koehl

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 5:25 PM EDT2017-06-07 21:25:35 GMT

    According to MADD, every two minutes, a person is injured in a drunk driving accident. That's why our next achiever dedicates much of his time to making sure our roadways are safe. After retiring from an advertising career, Arkie Koehl became passionate about volunteering for MADD... 

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    According to MADD, every two minutes, a person is injured in a drunk driving accident. That's why our next achiever dedicates much of his time to making sure our roadways are safe. After retiring from an advertising career, Arkie Koehl became passionate about volunteering for MADD... 

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  • Kailua woman honored with 2017 Ellis Island Medals of Honor

    Kailua woman honored with 2017 Ellis Island Medals of Honor

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 5:24 PM EDT2017-06-07 21:24:18 GMT

    Today, the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations (NECO), announced the recipients of the 2017 Ellis Island Medals of Honor. Dame Tadia Rice of Kailua, Hawaii is among the one hundred outstanding Americans in business, government, medicine, art, and education, and the military. Rice is among...

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    Today, the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations (NECO), announced the recipients of the 2017 Ellis Island Medals of Honor. Dame Tadia Rice of Kailua, Hawaii is among the one hundred outstanding Americans in business, government, medicine, art, and education, and the military. Rice is among...

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  • Kitchen Creation: Island Maui Nui Venison Ragu, Hand Cut Pappardelle, Nalo Arugula pesto, Gorgonzola

    Kitchen Creation: Island Maui Nui Venison Ragu, Hand Cut Pappardelle, Nalo Arugula pesto, Gorgonzola

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 5:23 PM EDT2017-06-07 21:23:19 GMT

    In September 1959, the Department of Land and Natural Resources introduced five axis deer from the island of Lana?i to the island of Maui to be managed for game hunting. In July 1960, four additional deer were again released by the state, at Ka?ono?ulu Ranch, near the 1959 release site. It's estimated...

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    In September 1959, the Department of Land and Natural Resources introduced five axis deer from the island of Lana?i to the island of Maui to be managed for game hunting. In July 1960, four additional deer were again released by the state, at Ka?ono?ulu Ranch, near the 1959 release site. It's estimated...

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  • Gay Men’s Chorus of Honolulu sings at summer concert

    Gay Men’s Chorus of Honolulu sings at summer concert

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 5:17 PM EDT2017-06-07 21:17:40 GMT

    Honolulu’s most eagerly awaited summer tradition, the Gay Men’s Chorus of Honolulu concert, will once again come alive on stage in “Let’s Be Perfectly Queer” at the Hawaii Theatre Center on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 5:30pm.  

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    Honolulu’s most eagerly awaited summer tradition, the Gay Men’s Chorus of Honolulu concert, will once again come alive on stage in “Let’s Be Perfectly Queer” at the Hawaii Theatre Center on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 5:30pm.  

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  • Billy V: James Corden returns home, local girl takes on 'World of Dance'

    Billy V: James Corden returns home, local girl takes on 'World of Dance'

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 5:11 PM EDT2017-06-07 21:11:29 GMT

    Late night talk show host James Corden returned home and is now taking the U.K. by storm - literally stopping London traffic to film scenes for his "Late Late Show". You can see he's dressed as everyone's favorite nanny "Mary Poppins" - singing songs from the classic. Cordon says he hopes he's...

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    Late night talk show host James Corden returned home and is now taking the U.K. by storm - literally stopping London traffic to film scenes for his "Late Late Show". You can see he's dressed as everyone's favorite nanny "Mary Poppins" - singing songs from the classic. Cordon says he hopes he's...

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  • Business Report: Record job openings

    Business Report: Record job openings

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 5:05 PM EDT2017-06-07 21:05:17 GMT

    America has never had more job openings – 6 million nationwide. Yet actual hiring is down –5 million nationwide, based on data from April, just out. So what gives? A big factor is so-called full employment, which to economists is any jobless rate below 3%. The thinking is, at 3% unemployment, everybody...

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    America has never had more job openings – 6 million nationwide. Yet actual hiring is down –5 million nationwide, based on data from April, just out. So what gives? A big factor is so-called full employment, which to economists is any jobless rate below 3%. The thinking is, at 3% unemployment, everybody...

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  • Programming note: Comey testimony on TV, Sunrise on Facebook Live

    Programming note: Comey testimony on TV, Sunrise on Facebook Live

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 5:01 PM EDT2017-06-07 21:01:07 GMT

    Special coverage of former FBI director James Comey's testimony to Congress will be carried on KGMB, KHNL and on the main Hawaii News Now Facebook page Thursday morning starting at 4 a.m. Hawaii time. 

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    Special coverage of former FBI director James Comey's testimony to Congress will be carried on KGMB, KHNL and on the main Hawaii News Now Facebook page Thursday morning starting at 4 a.m. Hawaii time. 

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  • Hoku award-winning comedian Brandi Morgan talks about Female Comics of Hawaii

    Hoku award-winning comedian Brandi Morgan talks about Female Comics of Hawaii

    Tuesday, June 6 2017 5:41 PM EDT2017-06-06 21:41:48 GMT

    Honolulu has a fun and diverse comedy scene. The Female Comics of Hawaii was created to give women comedians a platform to showcase their talent. The Female Comics of Hawaii and Erika Swartzkopf have produced 34 successful shows on four islands in five years since Apr 2012...

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    Honolulu has a fun and diverse comedy scene. The Female Comics of Hawaii was created to give women comedians a platform to showcase their talent. The Female Comics of Hawaii and Erika Swartzkopf have produced 34 successful shows on four islands in five years since Apr 2012...

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  • Facebook Free-For-All: Where would you live, what do you do all day, hidden talents

    Facebook Free-For-All: Where would you live, what do you do all day, hidden talents

    Tuesday, June 6 2017 5:31 PM EDT2017-06-06 21:31:01 GMT

    For many people, moving to Hawaii is a dream come true. But for those of us that already live here, it's hard to imagine living anywhere else.

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    For many people, moving to Hawaii is a dream come true. But for those of us that already live here, it's hard to imagine living anywhere else. 

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  • 'Right This Minute' host Christian Vera speaks on Sunrise

    'Right This Minute' host Christian Vera speaks on Sunrise

    Tuesday, June 6 2017 5:27 PM EDT2017-06-06 21:27:54 GMT

    RightThisMinute journalists curate trending video content on TV, online and mobile before it goes viral every day. RTM hosts give the television audience the best videos of the day and the hosts share reactions and conversations similar to what the viewers are having with friends, family or co-workers...

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    RightThisMinute journalists curate trending video content on TV, online and mobile before it goes viral every day. RTM hosts give the television audience the best videos of the day and the hosts share reactions and conversations similar to what the viewers are having with friends, family or co-workers...

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  • Monterey Bay Canners to host Weekly Band Jam for up-and-coming artists

    Monterey Bay Canners to host Weekly Band Jam for up-and-coming artists

    Tuesday, June 6 2017 5:15 PM EDT2017-06-06 21:15:28 GMT

    The Weekly Band Jam and open mic is an event created with Monterey Bay Canners to give a platform for anyone who plays an instrument and or sings to have an opportunity to get on stage and perform to a crowd. Everyone is welcome to come and jam. Originally lasting for 2 hours, the weekly...

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    The Weekly Band Jam and open mic is an event created with Monterey Bay Canners to give a platform for anyone who plays an instrument and or sings to have an opportunity to get on stage and perform to a crowd. Everyone is welcome to come and jam. Originally lasting for 2 hours, the weekly...

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  • Hawaii Family Business forum addresses leadership transition among family businesses

    Hawaii Family Business forum addresses leadership transition among family businesses

    Tuesday, June 6 2017 5:11 PM EDT2017-06-06 21:11:26 GMT

    According to a recent survey by Market Trends Pacific, 70 percent of family businesses in Hawaii do not have a succession plan.  

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    According to a recent survey by Market Trends Pacific, 70 percent of family businesses in Hawaii do not have a succession plan.  

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  • Billy V: Clooney welcomes twins, The Rock, Kuana Torres Kahele, Bruno Mars

    Billy V: Clooney welcomes twins, The Rock, Kuana Torres Kahele, Bruno Mars

    Tuesday, June 6 2017 5:06 PM EDT2017-06-06 21:06:31 GMT

    George and Amal Clooney have welcomed twins Ella and Alexander. Clooney's publicist Stan Rosenfield said both are "happy, healthy and doing fine." Rosenfield joked that "George is sedated and should recover in a few days." 

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    George and Amal Clooney have welcomed twins Ella and Alexander. Clooney's publicist Stan Rosenfield said both are "happy, healthy and doing fine." Rosenfield joked that "George is sedated and should recover in a few days." 

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  • Business Report: Current streaming of classic rock albums

    Business Report: Current streaming of classic rock albums

    Tuesday, June 6 2017 5:02 PM EDT2017-06-06 21:02:54 GMT

    With everybody else saying how swell "Sergeant Pepper" was, the British financial magazine The Economist compared its Spotify streaming with all the other Beatles albums. 

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    With everybody else saying how swell "Sergeant Pepper" was, the British financial magazine The Economist compared its Spotify streaming with all the other Beatles albums. 

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  • Team Hawaii takes top prize in military culinary competition

    Team Hawaii takes top prize in military culinary competition

    Monday, June 5 2017 5:37 PM EDT2017-06-05 21:37:13 GMT

    Team Hawaii was crowned the Culinary Team of the Year for the third year in a row, becoming only the third team in the 42-year history of the Military Culinary Arts Competition and Training Event (MCACTE) competition to hit that mark. 

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    Team Hawaii was crowned the Culinary Team of the Year for the third year in a row, becoming only the third team in the 42-year history of the Military Culinary Arts Competition and Training Event (MCACTE) competition to hit that mark. 

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Creating a wedding budget

    SmartMoney Monday: Creating a wedding budget

    Monday, June 5 2017 5:30 PM EDT2017-06-05 21:30:29 GMT

    June is usually a big month for weddings. If you're putting together a wedding, one of the first, and least romantic parts about a wedding, is to create a budget.Being realistic in your expectations is just the first step in planning for your big day, but you also want to keep in mind how much you'll need to save in order to achieve your goals. 

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    June is usually a big month for weddings. If you're putting together a wedding, one of the first, and least romantic parts about a wedding, is to create a budget.Being realistic in your expectations is just the first step in planning for your big day, but you also want to keep in mind how much you'll need to save in order to achieve your goals. 

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  • Designer Amos Kotomori taking part in popup event at South Shore Market

    Designer Amos Kotomori taking part in popup event at South Shore Market

    Monday, June 5 2017 5:26 PM EDT2017-06-05 21:26:09 GMT

    The longest runway in America was coordinated by designer Amos Kotomori, and on June 9th, the fashion icon launches his first-ever pop-up shop in South Shore Market. Kotomori’s Energy Within Collection features scarves, original jewelry and women’s fashions, while Treasure Corner encompasses...

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    The longest runway in America was coordinated by designer Amos Kotomori, and on June 9th, the fashion icon launches his first-ever pop-up shop in South Shore Market. Kotomori’s Energy Within Collection features scarves, original jewelry and women’s fashions, while Treasure Corner encompasses...

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  • Island, reggae music to fill Waikiki Shell with Revive the Live Music Festival

    Island, reggae music to fill Waikiki Shell with Revive the Live Music Festival

    Monday, June 5 2017 5:24 PM EDT2017-06-05 21:24:30 GMT

    Island Music in Hawaii was on a decline a few years ago due to several various factors. Hawaii’s Finest Clothing has taken it upon themselves to contribute their best efforts to revive Island Music here in Hawaii.  

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    Island Music in Hawaii was on a decline a few years ago due to several various factors. Hawaii’s Finest Clothing has taken it upon themselves to contribute their best efforts to revive Island Music here in Hawaii. 

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  • Billy V: Wonder Woman rules the weekend, One Love Manchester raises millions, Sunrise wins and Emmy

    Billy V: Wonder Woman rules the weekend, One Love Manchester raises millions, Sunrise wins and Emmy

    Monday, June 5 2017 5:20 PM EDT2017-06-05 21:20:44 GMT

    Finally, the box office numbers we were expecting for the summer season.  Leading the charge:  Wonder Woman! The superhero flick grossed $100.5 million across North American over the weekend. It was the biggest opening ever for a female director, Patty Jenkins. Overseas, Wonder Woman...

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    Finally, the box office numbers we were expecting for the summer season.  Leading the charge:  Wonder Woman! The superhero flick grossed $100.5 million across North American over the weekend. It was the biggest opening ever for a female director, Patty Jenkins. Overseas, Wonder Woman...

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  • Business Report: How local pay compares to mainland pay

    Business Report: How local pay compares to mainland pay

    Monday, June 5 2017 5:18 PM EDT2017-06-05 21:18:26 GMT

    American City Business Journals has been studying salaries around the U.S. 

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    American City Business Journals has been studying salaries around the U.S. 

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  • Kupuna Achievers: Lenley Hawksworth

    Kupuna Achievers: Lenley Hawksworth

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 5:21 PM EDT2017-05-17 21:21:18 GMT

    For the last ten years, Uncle Lenley Hawksworth has been volunteering at Pearl Harbor, but he knows firsthand of the stories told of that infamous day.  

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    For the last ten years, Uncle Lenley Hawksworth has been volunteering at Pearl Harbor, but he knows firsthand of the stories told of that infamous day.  

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  • Kupuna Achievers: Robert Omura

    Kupuna Achievers: Robert Omura

    Wednesday, May 3 2017 5:23 PM EDT2017-05-03 21:23:28 GMT

    Our next achiever hits the right notes while making a difference in others lives. 

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    Our next achiever hits the right notes while making a difference in others lives. 

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