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  • Micki and Iked

    Micki and Iked

    Thursday, April 27 2017 4:26 PM EDT2017-04-27 20:26:00 GMT

    Musicians/singers/songwriters Micki and Iked have only been playing together for 8 months, but have already fine-tuned their abilities to sound like they are seasoned professionals.  Previously playing together in another band call Pacific Project...

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    Musicians/singers/songwriters Micki and Iked have only been playing together for 8 months, but have already fine-tuned their abilities to sound like they are seasoned professionals.  Previously playing together in another band call Pacific Project...

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  • The Caregiver Foundation - Na Lei Alohilohi 2017: 6th Annual Fundraiser and Silent Auction

    The Caregiver Foundation - Na Lei Alohilohi 2017: 6th Annual Fundraiser and Silent Auction

    Thursday, April 27 2017 4:04 PM EDT2017-04-27 20:04:14 GMT
    The Caregiver Foundation is a local, non-profit organization that works to support caregivers and individuals needing care through a variety of services. They will be having their annual fundraiser event to benefit The Caregiver Foundation’s charitable work with Seniors and Disabled Adults.  It will be held on  Saturday, April 29th - 11:30 a.m. -2:30 p.m. at The Mandalay Restaurant in downtown Honolulu. From producing educational materials and resources to assumi...More >>
    The Caregiver Foundation is a local, non-profit organization that works to support caregivers and individuals needing care through a variety of services. They will be having their annual fundraiser event to benefit The Caregiver Foundation’s charitable work with Seniors and Disabled Adults.  It will be held on  Saturday, April 29th - 11:30 a.m. -2:30 p.m. at The Mandalay Restaurant in downtown Honolulu. From producing educational materials and resources to assumi...More >>
  • Aloha United Way presents Chocolate, Champagne and Couture for a Cause 2017

    Aloha United Way presents Chocolate, Champagne and Couture for a Cause 2017

    Thursday, April 27 2017 3:55 PM EDT2017-04-27 19:55:19 GMT

    On Saturday, April 29, Aloha United Way will be hosting their annual Women United Chocolate, Champagne and Couture for a Cause event at The Royal Hawaiian Hotel, presented by the Honolulu Star Advertiser – the ultimate girl’s day out. With delectable chocolates, delicious eats and champagne...

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    On Saturday, April 29, Aloha United Way will be hosting their annual Women United Chocolate, Champagne and Couture for a Cause event at The Royal Hawaiian Hotel, presented by the Honolulu Star Advertiser – the ultimate girl’s day out. With delectable chocolates, delicious eats and champagne...

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  • Runners circumnavigate O’ahu to raise scholarships for Waianae students

    Runners circumnavigate O’ahu to raise scholarships for Waianae students

    Thursday, April 27 2017 3:43 PM EDT2017-04-27 19:43:04 GMT

    On May 20, 100 runners will embark on the annual Hoku Relay - a 134 mile team relay run around the island of O`ahu. Ten teams of ten runners will alternate running 5-mile segments for 22 straight hours, operating out of cars and vans, and even running through the night. Aside from the physical challenge...

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    On May 20, 100 runners will embark on the annual Hoku Relay - a 134 mile team relay run around the island of O`ahu. Ten teams of ten runners will alternate running 5-mile segments for 22 straight hours, operating out of cars and vans, and even running through the night. Aside from the physical challenge...

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  • Business Report: The corporate tax rate

    Business Report: The corporate tax rate

    Thursday, April 27 2017 3:33 PM EDT2017-04-27 19:33:13 GMT

    President Trump proposes to raise the standard deduction for individual taxpayers. That's a good idea, because itemizing is a pain in the butt, and the more people take the standard deduction, the less cheating there is. The president also proposes reducing corporate income taxes, but whether that's a good idea...

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    President Trump proposes to raise the standard deduction for individual taxpayers. That's a good idea, because itemizing is a pain in the butt, and the more people take the standard deduction, the less cheating there is. The president also proposes reducing corporate income taxes, but whether that's a good idea...

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  • HCC hosts kaleidoscope fashion show

    HCC hosts kaleidoscope fashion show

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 4:52 PM EDT2017-04-26 20:52:21 GMT

    This weekend, 12 student designers will be showcasing their designs for Honolulu Community College's annual fashion show. 

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    This weekend, 12 student designers will be showcasing their designs for Honolulu Community College's annual fashion show. 

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  • City to present draft airport area TOD plan

    City to present draft airport area TOD plan

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 4:50 PM EDT2017-04-26 20:50:15 GMT

    The Department of Planning and Permitting (DPP) will host a third community workshop on Wednesday, April 26, to present the Public Review Draft of the Airport Area Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Plan.

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    The Department of Planning and Permitting (DPP) will host a third community workshop on Wednesday, April 26, to present the Public Review Draft of the Airport Area Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Plan.

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  • Dream Interpretation: Surf and goats, exes, taking care of your family

    Dream Interpretation: Surf and goats, exes, taking care of your family

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 4:47 PM EDT2017-04-26 20:47:47 GMT

    As we grow in our lifetimes, we are all faced with decisions.  What do we want to do in life? Where are we going?  How will I take care of my family? Sometimes, our dreams can show us the answers that we are looking for, or just help us by showing the decisions that we need...

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    As we grow in our lifetimes, we are all faced with decisions.  What do we want to do in life? Where are we going?  How will I take care of my family? Sometimes, our dreams can show us the answers that we are looking for, or just help us by showing the decisions that we need...

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  • IRS starting use of private debt collectors

    IRS starting use of private debt collectors

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 4:46 PM EDT2017-04-26 20:46:23 GMT

    This month the IRS has begun using private debt-collection companies. 

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    This month the IRS has begun using private debt-collection companies. 

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  • Business Report: Electric cars

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 4:45 PM EDT2017-04-26 20:45:34 GMT

    Interesting prediction at the Bloomberg New Energy Finance Conference yesterday in New York – that by 2020 – a mere 13 years from now – electric cars will account for almost a third of all new car sales. What’s makes this prediction interesting is, it came from the chief economist for Total, the French...

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    Interesting prediction at the Bloomberg New Energy Finance Conference yesterday in New York – that by 2020 – a mere 13 years from now – electric cars will account for almost a third of all new car sales. What’s makes this prediction interesting is, it came from the chief economist for Total, the French...

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  • Business Report: Airline capacity to Hawaii

    Business Report: Airline capacity to Hawaii

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 4:54 PM EDT2017-04-25 20:54:34 GMT

    Only two airlines fly 2 million seats here a year, Hawaiian and United. Three more fly 1 million – Delta, American and Alaska. Japan Airlines is next with half a million. Far behind: Canada's Westjet, Korean Air, and Australia's Jetstar. Air Canada and Taiwan's China Air come in above 100,000 seats...

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    Only two airlines fly 2 million seats here a year, Hawaiian and United. Three more fly 1 million – Delta, American and Alaska. Japan Airlines is next with half a million. Far behind: Canada's Westjet, Korean Air, and Australia's Jetstar. Air Canada and Taiwan's China Air come in above 100,000 seats...

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  • Facebook Free-For-All: Sunrise, Assemble!

    Facebook Free-For-All: Sunrise, Assemble!

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 4:20 PM EDT2017-04-25 20:20:09 GMT

    You have questions, they have answers!  Over the past 10 years, the Sunrise crew has had their share of laughable moments, both on-air and off.  One viewer wanted to know, "Did the producers pick funny people on purpose?" If you have a question you want answered...

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    You have questions, they have answers!  Over the past 10 years, the Sunrise crew has had their share of laughable moments, both on-air and off.  One viewer wanted to know, "Did the producers pick funny people on purpose?" If you have a question you want answered...

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  • 15th Annual Waikiki SPAM JAM Festival

    15th Annual Waikiki SPAM JAM Festival

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 4:06 PM EDT2017-04-25 20:06:11 GMT

    The Waikiki SPAM JAM Festival is one of the most quirky and fun street festivals in the world! With help from presenting sponsor, Outrigger Hotels and Resorts – alongside others, the festival takes over Kalakaua Avenue—the busiest street in Waikiki—to celebrate SPAM products, a canned luncheon meat...

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    The Waikiki SPAM JAM Festival is one of the most quirky and fun street festivals in the world! With help from presenting sponsor, Outrigger Hotels and Resorts – alongside others, the festival takes over Kalakaua Avenue—the busiest street in Waikiki—to celebrate SPAM products, a canned luncheon meat...

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  • Ocean Aid Hawai‘i debuts at Waikiki Shell

    Ocean Aid Hawai‘i debuts at Waikiki Shell

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 3:53 PM EDT2017-04-25 19:53:16 GMT

    Ocean Aid Hawai‘i, a benefit concert, debuts in Honolulu on Sunday, April 30 with the goal of eradicating plastic pollution from the ocean. The outdoor music and arts festival with the motto “Love The Sea, Plastic Free” will feature renowned funk, hip-hop, reggae, and Hawaiian musical acts, along with notable...

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    Ocean Aid Hawai‘i, a benefit concert, debuts in Honolulu on Sunday, April 30 with the goal of eradicating plastic pollution from the ocean. The outdoor music and arts festival with the motto “Love The Sea, Plastic Free” will feature renowned funk, hip-hop, reggae, and Hawaiian musical acts, along with notable...

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  • May Day celebrations with Aloha Lei Day festivities and the longest lei exchange at The Westin Maui Resort & Spa

    May Day celebrations with Aloha Lei Day festivities and the longest lei exchange at The Westin Maui Resort & Spa

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 3:46 PM EDT2017-04-25 19:46:28 GMT

    May 1st is also known as Lei Day and is a statewide cultural celebration in Hawaii. At The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, May Day festivities will include the Longest Lei Exchange in Ka’anapali as a unique experience and an attempt to set a record, with 500+ persons targeted to be in attendance...

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    May 1st is also known as Lei Day and is a statewide cultural celebration in Hawaii. At The Westin Maui Resort & Spa, May Day festivities will include the Longest Lei Exchange in Ka’anapali as a unique experience and an attempt to set a record, with 500+ persons targeted to be in attendance...

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  • Eating House 1849 by Roy Yamaguchi at Kapolei Commons Celebrates Grand Opening

    Eating House 1849 by Roy Yamaguchi at Kapolei Commons Celebrates Grand Opening

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 3:38 PM EDT2017-04-25 19:38:15 GMT

    On April 26, 2017, “Eating House 1849” at Kapolei Commons, West Oahu’s premier shopping, dining, and entertainment destination will celebrate its Grand Opening benefiting Make-A-Wish Hawaii. Chef Roy Yamaguchi and the team at “Eating House 1849” at Kapolei Commons is proud to partner with Make-A-Wish Hawaii for this special evening.  “I’ve always admired their endeavor to enrich the human experience by granting wishes for children with ...

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    On April 26, 2017, “Eating House 1849” at Kapolei Commons, West Oahu’s premier shopping, dining, and entertainment destination will celebrate its Grand Opening benefiting Make-A-Wish Hawaii. Chef Roy Yamaguchi and the team at “Eating House 1849” at Kapolei Commons is proud to partner with Make-A-Wish Hawaii for this special evening.  “I’ve always admired their endeavor to enrich the human experience by granting wishes for children with ...

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  • DLNR responds to corruption allegations

    DLNR responds to corruption allegations

    Monday, April 24 2017 5:28 PM EDT2017-04-24 21:28:41 GMT

    Recently, The Department of Land and Natural Resources have been accused of corruption and retaliations within the agency.

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    Recently, The Department of Land and Natural Resources have been accused of corruption and retaliations within the agency.

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  • SmartMoney Mondays: Finance and go green!

    SmartMoney Mondays: Finance and go green!

    Monday, April 24 2017 5:27 PM EDT2017-04-24 21:27:57 GMT

    Because Hawaii is blessed with so much sunshine, more and more people are turning to solar and photovoltaic systems to generate clean electricity and save a lot on their electric bills at the same time.  

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    Because Hawaii is blessed with so much sunshine, more and more people are turning to solar and photovoltaic systems to generate clean electricity and save a lot on their electric bills at the same time.  

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  • Hawaii's finest chefs to serve up dishes at 12th annual East Honolulu Food Festival

    Hawaii's finest chefs to serve up dishes at 12th annual East Honolulu Food Festival

    Monday, April 24 2017 5:27 PM EDT2017-04-24 21:27:12 GMT

    Presented by Mary, Star of the Sea Church and Schools, Honolulu’s most anticipated food and wine event, “East Honolulu Food Festival”  will be held on Saturday, April 29th from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on the school grounds (4470 Aliikoa Street).  Some of Hawaii’s finest Chefs will be serving...

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    Presented by Mary, Star of the Sea Church and Schools, Honolulu’s most anticipated food and wine event, “East Honolulu Food Festival”  will be held on Saturday, April 29th from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on the school grounds (4470 Aliikoa Street).  Some of Hawaii’s finest Chefs will be serving...

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  • Honolulu City Councilmembers discuss future of Honolulu rail project

    Honolulu City Councilmembers discuss future of Honolulu rail project

    Monday, April 24 2017 5:16 PM EDT2017-04-24 21:16:00 GMT

    April 30th is coming up quick. That's when rail leaders need to present their recovery plan to federal officials to secure funding.

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    April 30th is coming up quick. That's when rail leaders need to present their recovery plan to federal officials to secure funding.

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  • Business Report: The high cost of health

    Business Report: The high cost of health

    Monday, April 24 2017 5:14 PM EDT2017-04-24 21:14:14 GMT

    When politicians either attack or defend Obamacare, both sides say health costs are soaring, which they are, and our system is better than what other countries have. On this chart, the state of health care is measured by longevity and cost.  The longer people live, the higher that nation's...

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    When politicians either attack or defend Obamacare, both sides say health costs are soaring, which they are, and our system is better than what other countries have. On this chart, the state of health care is measured by longevity and cost.  The longer people live, the higher that nation's...

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  • Local fighter heads back to the ring for 'The One Championship'

    Local fighter heads back to the ring for 'The One Championship'

    Monday, April 24 2017 3:34 PM EDT2017-04-24 19:34:31 GMT

    18-year-old Mililani grad Christian Lee is back in the ring. Lee fights in "The One Championship" in Manila, which is similar to the UFC in the U.S. He's 5 and 1, but also is coming off the first loss of his career. Christian is also the younger brother of World Champion Angela Lee...

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    18-year-old Mililani grad Christian Lee is back in the ring. Lee fights in "The One Championship" in Manila, which is similar to the UFC in the U.S. He's 5 and 1, but also is coming off the first loss of his career. Christian is also the younger brother of World Champion Angela Lee...

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  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Naupaka

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Naupaka

    Friday, April 21 2017 4:22 PM EDT2017-04-21 20:22:05 GMT

    The Hawaiian Word of the Day is naupaka. 

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    The Hawaiian Word of the Day is naupaka. 

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  • Business Report: 4/21/17

    Business Report: 4/21/17

    Friday, April 21 2017 4:19 PM EDT2017-04-21 20:19:59 GMT

    Hawaiian Airlines made $37 million in the winter quarter despite fuel costs up 48% and payroll up 18%.

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    Hawaiian Airlines made $37 million in the winter quarter despite fuel costs up 48% and payroll up 18%.

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  • Sunrise Open House: Hawaii Island

    Sunrise Open House: Hawaii Island

    Friday, April 21 2017 3:49 PM EDT2017-04-21 19:49:31 GMT

    Looking for a house?  While most of the state's population resides on Oahu, there are still many other places in the islands to live that are removed from the fast pace of Honolulu. In this week's Sunrise Open House, Dan Cooke shows you some of the properties available...

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    Looking for a house?  While most of the state's population resides on Oahu, there are still many other places in the islands to live that are removed from the fast pace of Honolulu. In this week's Sunrise Open House, Dan Cooke shows you some of the properties available...

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  • Business Report: 4/20/17

    Thursday, April 20 2017 12:39 PM EDT2017-04-20 16:39:33 GMT

    Halekulani Corporation still plans to renovate its OTHER hotel, the Waikiki Parc. But PBN reports the work now won't start until next year. The plan is to turn almost 300 tiny rooms into 126 more spacious rooms and suites. New retailers at International Market Place – Burberry, on Level 1 – the décor...

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    Halekulani Corporation still plans to renovate its OTHER hotel, the Waikiki Parc. But PBN reports the work now won't start until next year. The plan is to turn almost 300 tiny rooms into 126 more spacious rooms and suites. New retailers at International Market Place – Burberry, on Level 1 – the décor...

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  • Before Merrie Monarch begins, halau offer special performances for loved ones, supporters

    Before Merrie Monarch begins, halau offer special performances for loved ones, supporters

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 7:37 PM EDT2017-04-19 23:37:17 GMT

    Every year a handful of halau who are not competing in kahiko or 'auana night are invited to a Merrie Monarch showcase Wednesday night.

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    Every year a handful of halau who are not competing in kahiko or 'auana night are invited to a Merrie Monarch showcase Wednesday night.

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  • Kupuna Achievers: Ben and Anita Acohido

    Kupuna Achievers: Ben and Anita Acohido

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 4:59 PM EDT2017-04-19 20:59:24 GMT

    For this week's Kupuna Achievers, we recognize a husband and wife duo that love to give back to the Armed Forces together.  Ben and Anita Acohido salute those who serve - by dedicating their lives to volunteering for the Veterans of Foreign Wars.  Uncle Ben served in the Army during the Vietnam War...

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    For this week's Kupuna Achievers, we recognize a husband and wife duo that love to give back to the Armed Forces together.  Ben and Anita Acohido salute those who serve - by dedicating their lives to volunteering for the Veterans of Foreign Wars.  Uncle Ben served in the Army during the Vietnam War...

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  • Sunrise 'On The Road': 2017 Merrie Monarch Festival

    Sunrise 'On The Road': 2017 Merrie Monarch Festival

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 4:57 PM EDT2017-04-19 20:57:11 GMT

    This week, Sunrise is On The Road in Hilo for the 2017 Merrie Monarch Festival.  Held at the Edith Kanakaole Stadium from April 20 - 22, the prestigious hula competition not only features some of the world's top hula halaus, but also showcases the rich cultural heritage of Hawaii to the world...

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    This week, Sunrise is On The Road in Hilo for the 2017 Merrie Monarch Festival.  Held at the Edith Kanakaole Stadium from April 20 - 22, the prestigious hula competition not only features some of the world's top hula halaus, but also showcases the rich cultural heritage of Hawaii to the world...

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  • Business Report: 4/19/17

    Business Report: 4/19/17

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 4:47 PM EDT2017-04-19 20:47:03 GMT

    Hawaii legislature conferees begin negotiation a final version of the state budget - they've already agreed on $3 million for the Ige rehousing program, more than he requested. 

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    Hawaii legislature conferees begin negotiation a final version of the state budget - they've already agreed on $3 million for the Ige rehousing program, more than he requested. 

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  • Beauty & Grace: Hottest colors in swimwear for 2017

    Beauty & Grace: Hottest colors in swimwear for 2017

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 5:09 PM EDT2017-04-18 21:09:16 GMT

    You gotta know what the hottest rends are for summer wear.  

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    You gotta know what the hottest rends are for summer wear.  

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  • Chamber Music Hawaii plays music of Beethoven, Dvorak

    Chamber Music Hawaii plays music of Beethoven, Dvorak

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 5:08 PM EDT2017-04-18 21:08:14 GMT

    Chamber Music Hawaii will be having a concert featuring the music of  classical greats Ludwig Van Beethoven and Antonin Dvorak.

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    Chamber Music Hawaii will be having a concert featuring the music of  classical greats Ludwig Van Beethoven and Antonin Dvorak.

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  • Vet On Set: Quarantine Requirements for Dogs Entering & Leaving Hawaii

    Vet On Set: Quarantine Requirements for Dogs Entering & Leaving Hawaii

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 4:53 PM EDT2017-04-18 20:53:02 GMT

    Hawaii has one of the strictest rules in the nation regarding animal quarantine when bringing your pet into the state. 

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    Hawaii has one of the strictest rules in the nation regarding animal quarantine when bringing your pet into the state. 

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  • Tax specialist gives tips as deadline approaches

    Tax specialist gives tips as deadline approaches

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 4:51 PM EDT2017-04-18 20:51:56 GMT

    The tax deadline is just hours away and if you are like the many that still have not filed don’t panic just yet. 

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    The tax deadline is just hours away and if you are like the many that still have not filed don’t panic just yet.

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  • Business Report: how many Americans pay income taxes?

    Business Report: how many Americans pay income taxes?

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 4:47 PM EDT2017-04-18 20:47:31 GMT

    NPR commissioned a poll.  They asked people to guess what percentage of Americans pay no income tax. 

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    NPR commissioned a poll.  They asked people to guess what percentage of Americans pay no income tax..

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  • Pacific Aviation Museum commemorates 75th anniversary of Doolittle Raid

    Pacific Aviation Museum commemorates 75th anniversary of Doolittle Raid

    Monday, April 17 2017 5:21 PM EDT2017-04-17 21:21:40 GMT

    Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the World War II Doolittle Raid with a special presentation for the general public by Jonna Doolittle Hoppes, author, educator and granddaughter of General Jimmy Doolittle, leader of the famed Doolittle (Tokyo) Raid that took place...

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    Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the World War II Doolittle Raid with a special presentation for the general public by Jonna Doolittle Hoppes, author, educator and granddaughter of General Jimmy Doolittle, leader of the famed Doolittle (Tokyo) Raid that took place...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Save money with electric vehicles

    SmartMoney Monday: Save money with electric vehicles

    Monday, April 17 2017 5:18 PM EDT2017-04-17 21:18:39 GMT

    Everyone knows it's harder and harder to fight traffic. But there's one thing you can fight: spending money on gas and polluting our air - with an electric vehicle. Electric vehicles are becoming more and more popular because they save you money on gas and save our environment.  The number...

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    Everyone knows it's harder and harder to fight traffic. But there's one thing you can fight: spending money on gas and polluting our air - with an electric vehicle. Electric vehicles are becoming more and more popular because they save you money on gas and save our environment.  The number...

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  • High school teams participate in LifeSmarts Hawaii competition

    High school teams participate in LifeSmarts Hawaii competition

    Monday, April 17 2017 5:16 PM EDT2017-04-17 21:16:24 GMT

    High school teams from across the state recently participated in the 13th annual LifeSmarts Hawaii competition, held at the University of Hawaii Manoa Campus Center Ballroom. The game-show style competition tested students on their knowledge of personal finance, health and safety, the environment...

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    High school teams from across the state recently participated in the 13th annual LifeSmarts Hawaii competition, held at the University of Hawaii Manoa Campus Center Ballroom. 

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  • Ocean Aid Hawaii debuts at Waikiki Shell

    Ocean Aid Hawaii debuts at Waikiki Shell

    Monday, April 17 2017 5:11 PM EDT2017-04-17 21:11:26 GMT

    Ocean Aid Hawai‘i, a benefit concert, debuts in Honolulu on Sunday, April 30 with the goal of eradicating plastic pollution from the ocean. The outdoor music and arts festival with the motto “Love The Sea, Plastic Free” will feature renowned funk, hip-hop, reggae, and Hawaiian musical acts, along...

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    Ocean Aid Hawai‘i, a benefit concert, debuts in Honolulu on Sunday, April 30 with the goal of eradicating plastic pollution from the ocean. The outdoor music and arts festival with the motto “Love The Sea, Plastic Free” will feature renowned funk, hip-hop, reggae, and Hawaiian musical acts, along...

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  • Business Report: US states getting the most Chinese investments

    Monday, April 17 2017 5:08 PM EDT2017-04-17 21:08:56 GMT

    In 16 years the Chinese have invested $109 billion in America. Most of it has been in the last two or three years. 

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    In 16 years the Chinese have invested $109 billion in America. Most of it has been in the last two or three years. 

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  • Na Hoku Hanohano Awards final ballot nominees announced

    Monday, April 17 2017 3:38 PM EDT2017-04-17 19:38:10 GMT

    The 2017 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards takes place at the Hawaii Convention Center; it will be broadcast on K5 The Home Team and K5TheHomeTeam.com 2017 Na Hoku Hanohano Final Ballot Nominations Female Vocalist of the Year – Best performance by a female artist • AMY HANAIALI‘I, REMEMBERING NAPUA (Ua Records) • RA‘IATEA HELM, HE LEO HUALI, “A PURE VOICE” (Ra‘iatea Helm Records) • MAGGIE HERRON, BETWEEN THE MUSIC & THE MOON (Herron So...

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    The 2017 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards takes place at the Hawaii Convention Center; it will be broadcast on K5 The Home Team and K5TheHomeTeam.com 2017 Na Hoku Hanohano Final Ballot Nominations Female Vocalist of the Year – Best performance by a female artist • AMY HANAIALI‘I, REMEMBERING NAPUA (Ua Records) • RA‘IATEA HELM, HE LEO HUALI, “A PURE VOICE” (Ra‘iatea Helm Records) • MAGGIE HERRON, BETWEEN THE MUSIC & THE MOON (Herron So...

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  • Sunrise Open House: Palolo, Ocean Pointe, Kalama Valley

    Sunrise Open House: Palolo, Ocean Pointe, Kalama Valley

    Friday, April 14 2017 7:05 PM EDT2017-04-14 23:05:05 GMT

    Every Friday we take a look at a few homes that are on the market, and this morning we have 3 homes that were listed just this week. They are all around the Oahu median price for single family homes, which last month was $755,000. We will start in Palolo and below that median price...

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    Every Friday we take a look at a few homes that are on the market, and this morning we have 3 homes that were listed just this week. They are all around the Oahu median price for single family homes, which last month was $755,000. We will start in Palolo and below that median price...

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  • Keiki O Ka Aina shares Hawaii's unique cultural practices

    Keiki O Ka Aina shares Hawaii's unique cultural practices

    Friday, April 14 2017 5:58 PM EDT2017-04-14 21:58:56 GMT

    Merrie Monarch is next week.  It's a time in our community of spreading and sharing Hawaii's unique cultural practices. That's exactly what Keiki O Ka Aina Family Learning Centers does every day. Keiki O Ka Aina has been working with families for 20 years statewide and provides educational and family...

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    Merrie Monarch is next week.  It's a time in our community of spreading and sharing Hawaii's unique cultural practices. That's exactly what Keiki O Ka Aina Family Learning Centers does every day. Keiki O Ka Aina has been working with families for 20 years statewide and provides educational and family...

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  • Fan takes on huge project involving every member of Baseball Hall of Fame

    Fan takes on huge project involving every member of Baseball Hall of Fame

    Friday, April 14 2017 5:57 PM EDT2017-04-14 21:57:27 GMT

    Ralph Carhart is a huge baseball fan.  So much so, he has decided to take on a huge project that involves every single member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. 

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    Ralph Carhart is a huge baseball fan.  So much so, he has decided to take on a huge project that involves every single member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. 

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  • Aviation experts address intensifying worldwide pilot shortage

    Aviation experts address intensifying worldwide pilot shortage

    Friday, April 14 2017 5:53 PM EDT2017-04-14 21:53:43 GMT

    The airline industry is in the middle of its biggest hiring spree of pilots of all time while pilot training is down considerably.  What this may result in is a severe shortage of qualified pilots. 47 out of 50 states offer public collegiate flight training to their students, but Hawaii does not. Political tug-of-war between...

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    The airline industry is in the middle of its biggest hiring spree of pilots of all time while pilot training is down considerably.  What this may result in is a severe shortage of qualified pilots. 47 out of 50 states offer public collegiate flight training to their students, but Hawaii does not. Political tug-of-war between...

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  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Mahele

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Mahele

    Friday, April 14 2017 5:52 PM EDT2017-04-14 21:52:10 GMT

    Aloha, the Hawaiian Word of the Day is Mahele.

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    Aloha, the Hawaiian Word of the Day is Mahele.

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  • Business Report: The world's growing population

    Business Report: The world's growing population

    Friday, April 14 2017 5:49 PM EDT2017-04-14 21:49:48 GMT

    One way to easily apprehend where people live is to look at nighttime satellite imagery. NASA has released its first global map of nighttime lighting in five years. The most striking change from five years earlier is a population explosion in India, especially in the northern states. This accords with Oxford Economics...

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    One way to easily apprehend where people live is to look at nighttime satellite imagery. 

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  • Annual Hawaii Foodbank food drive to take place Saturday

    Annual Hawaii Foodbank food drive to take place Saturday

    Friday, April 14 2017 5:46 PM EDT2017-04-14 21:46:50 GMT

    Hawaii News Now has joined forces with the Hawaii Foodbank for its 28th annual food drive on Saturday.

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    Hawaii News Now has joined forces with the Hawaii Foodbank for its 28th annual food drive on Saturday.

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  • Royal Hawaiian talks about cultural classes ahead of Merrie Monarch

    Royal Hawaiian talks about cultural classes ahead of Merrie Monarch

    Thursday, April 13 2017 5:42 PM EDT2017-04-13 21:42:57 GMT

    The Merrie Monarch Festival is next week, a time when Hawaiian culture and the aloha spirit is spread worldwide. 

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    The Merrie Monarch Festival is next week, a time when Hawaiian culture and the aloha spirit is spread worldwide. 

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  • Pacific Forum talks 105th anniversary of North Korea founder's birth

    Pacific Forum talks 105th anniversary of North Korea founder's birth

    Thursday, April 13 2017 5:16 PM EDT2017-04-13 21:16:19 GMT

    Saturday is the 105th anniversary of the birth of North Korea's founder, Kim Il-Sung.

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    Saturday is the 105th anniversary of the birth of North Korea's founder, Kim Il-Sung.

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  • HTA promotes Hawaiian culture ahead of Merrie Monarch Festival

    HTA promotes Hawaiian culture ahead of Merrie Monarch Festival

    Thursday, April 13 2017 4:58 PM EDT2017-04-13 20:58:30 GMT

    With the Merrie Monarch Festival coming soon, it allows the state of Hawaii to share its culture with the world. Kalani Kaanaana, director of Hawaiian cultural affairs for the Hawaii Tourism Authority, shared what kind of programs are perpetuating Hawaiian culture and natural resources.

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    With the Merrie Monarch Festival coming soon, it allows the state of Hawaii to share its culture with the world. Kalani Kaanaana, director of Hawaiian cultural affairs for the Hawaii Tourism Authority, shared what kind of programs are perpetuating Hawaiian culture and natural resources.

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  • Business Report: Why shoelaces come untied

    Business Report: Why shoelaces come untied

    Thursday, April 13 2017 4:29 PM EDT2017-04-13 20:29:43 GMT

    Why do shoelaces come untied? Berkeley scientists studied this. They unraveled the issue of shoelace knot failure. 

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    Why do shoelaces come untied? Berkeley scientists studied this. They unraveled the issue of shoelace knot failure. 

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  • Officials discuss how faith-based communities can help Hawaii's homeless

    Officials discuss how faith-based communities can help Hawaii's homeless

    Thursday, April 13 2017 3:48 PM EDT2017-04-13 19:48:35 GMT

    First Assembly of God Church will be  building igloo-type structures to house Hawaii's homeless.

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    First Assembly of God Church will be  building igloo-type structures to house Hawaii's homeless.

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  • New head of HCDA discusses affordable housing in Honolulu

    New head of HCDA discusses affordable housing in Honolulu

    Thursday, April 13 2017 3:33 PM EDT2017-04-13 19:33:46 GMT

    A lot of development is going on in the Kakaako neighborhood of Honolulu. 

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    A lot of development is going on in the Kakaako neighborhood of Honolulu. 

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  • Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach opens its doors to a new wave of international explorers

    Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach opens its doors to a new wave of international explorers

    Wednesday, April 12 2017 4:56 PM EDT2017-04-12 20:56:35 GMT

    Global travelers and modern explorers can now experience the new Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach which officially opened its doors to guests today. Located in the former Waikiki Trade Center, the hotel is the first Hyatt Centric hotel in the state of Hawai‘i, introducing 230 contemporary guestrooms...

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    Global travelers and modern explorers can now experience the new Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach which officially opened its doors to guests today. Located in the former Waikiki Trade Center, the hotel is the first Hyatt Centric hotel in the state of Hawai‘i, introducing 230 contemporary guestrooms...

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  • Importance of locally grown flowers and plants for Easter and Administrative Professionals’ Day

    Importance of locally grown flowers and plants for Easter and Administrative Professionals’ Day

    Wednesday, April 12 2017 4:38 PM EDT2017-04-12 20:38:21 GMT

    Llocally grown flowers and plants are an important alternative to imports.  They don’t carry the risk of invasive species that comes with imported flowers and plants, and ocal farms and nurseries provide employment and make Hawai’i’s economy more sustainable.  For these reasons, the State of Hawai’i...

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    Llocally grown flowers and plants are an important alternative to imports.  They don’t carry the risk of invasive species that comes with imported flowers and plants, and ocal farms and nurseries provide employment and make Hawai’i’s economy more sustainable.  For these reasons, the State of Hawai’i...

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  • Business Report: Corporate communications when things go wrong

    Business Report: Corporate communications when things go wrong

    Wednesday, April 12 2017 4:23 PM EDT2017-04-12 20:23:49 GMT

    Most big companies employ communications professionals - people who supposedly do a better job of talking for the company than the operational people do. Even if that's true, that's a problem, most especially when the company does something wrong. Bumpinggate, the United deboarding debacle...

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    Most big companies employ communications professionals - people who supposedly do a better job of talking for the company than the operational people do. Even if that's true, that's a problem, most especially when the company does something wrong. Bumpinggate, the United deboarding debacle...

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  • Damien Memorial School heading to Robotics World Championships

    Damien Memorial School heading to Robotics World Championships

    Wednesday, April 12 2017 3:32 PM EDT2017-04-12 19:32:47 GMT

    Accomplished inventor Dean Kamen founded FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) in 1989 to inspire an appreciation of science and technology in young people. Based in Manchester, N.H., FIRST designs accessible, innovative programs to build self-confidence, knowledge...

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    Accomplished inventor Dean Kamen founded FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) in 1989 to inspire an appreciation of science and technology in young people. Based in Manchester, N.H., FIRST designs accessible, innovative programs to build self-confidence, knowledge...

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  • Facebook Free-for-All: What's your favorite outdoor activity?

    Facebook Free-for-All: What's your favorite outdoor activity?

    Tuesday, April 11 2017 5:23 PM EDT2017-04-11 21:23:56 GMT

    Living in Hawaii, outdoor activities are usually an everyday part of a person's routine.  While some may enjoy hiking, surfing, or just plain sun worshiping...

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    Living in Hawaii, outdoor activities are usually an everyday part of a person's routine.  While some may enjoy hiking, surfing, or just plain sun worshiping...

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  • Hawaiian musician Christy Leina’ala Lassiter debuts new CD

    Hawaiian musician Christy Leina’ala Lassiter debuts new CD

    Tuesday, April 11 2017 5:20 PM EDT2017-04-11 21:20:41 GMT

    Christy Leina'ala Lassiter has been playing live Hawaiian music at the Hilo International Airport since 2008. 

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    Christy Leina'ala Lassiter has been playing live Hawaiian music at the Hilo International Airport since 2008. 

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  • Local entrepreneurs blossom business at new Kapolei Mall

    Local entrepreneurs blossom business at new Kapolei Mall

    Tuesday, April 11 2017 5:18 PM EDT2017-04-11 21:18:14 GMT

    With the opening of the new mall in Kapolei last fall, Ka Makana Alii, several residents of Oahu’s West coast took advantage of an opportunity to take their entrepreneurship to the next level. After acquiring temporary space for the holiday season, Aumoana Designs, Wehiwa Soaps...

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    With the opening of the new mall in Kapolei last fall, Ka Makana Alii, several residents of Oahu’s West coast took advantage of an opportunity to take their entrepreneurship to the next level. After acquiring temporary space for the holiday season, Aumoana Designs, Wehiwa Soaps...

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  • President of National Association of Manufacturers visits islands

    President of National Association of Manufacturers visits islands

    Tuesday, April 11 2017 5:15 PM EDT2017-04-11 21:15:56 GMT

    The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is the largest manufacturing association in the U.S., representing small and large manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all 50 states. 

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    The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) is the largest manufacturing association in the U.S., representing small and large manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all 50 states. 

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  • Hawaii weightlifters prepare for World Masters Games

    Hawaii weightlifters prepare for World Masters Games

    Tuesday, April 11 2017 5:11 PM EDT2017-04-11 21:11:28 GMT

        8  Hawaii Weightlifters are traveling to New Zealand for the 2017 World Masters Games.     It's sort of like the Olympics for older athletes. We talked to 2 of them. Billy Shreve and Cristy Tamanaha are both competitive...

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        8  Hawaii Weightlifters are traveling to New Zealand for the 2017 World Masters Games.     It's sort of like the Olympics for older athletes. We talked to 2 of them. Billy Shreve and Cristy Tamanaha are both competitive...

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  • Navy brings 'Pure Praxis' sexual assault prevention training to Hawaii

    Navy brings 'Pure Praxis' sexual assault prevention training to Hawaii

    Tuesday, April 11 2017 5:01 PM EDT2017-04-11 21:01:21 GMT

    The Department of the Navy Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (DON SAPRO) team invites the media to attend our high-energy, interactive training at 9:30 a.m. on April 11 at Sharkey Theater.  

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    The Department of the Navy Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (DON SAPRO) team invites the media to attend our high-energy, interactive training at 9:30 a.m. on April 11 at Sharkey Theater.  

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  • Business Report: The crises at major airlines

    Business Report: The crises at major airlines

    Tuesday, April 11 2017 4:58 PM EDT2017-04-11 20:58:24 GMT

    The crisis at major airlines has many facets. Airlines keep very few spare aircraft. Any major delay sets off cascading trouble. There’s a pilot shortage. When a crew is late, you can’t always just call someone else. The systems are fragile. One storm, one computer crash, one guy who won’t give...

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    The crisis at major airlines has many facets. Airlines keep very few spare aircraft. Any major delay sets off cascading trouble. There’s a pilot shortage. When a crew is late, you can’t always just call someone else. The systems are fragile. One storm, one computer crash, one guy who won’t give...

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  • American Cancer Society hopes to raise awareness about cancer among minorities

    American Cancer Society hopes to raise awareness about cancer among minorities

    Monday, April 10 2017 5:37 PM EDT2017-04-10 21:37:15 GMT

    Every April the American Cancer Society and other organizations work together to raise awareness about cancer among minorities in honor of National Minority Health Month and National Minority Cancer Awareness Week, celebrated this year April 9-15. 

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    Every April the American Cancer Society and other organizations work together to raise awareness about cancer among minorities in honor of National Minority Health Month and National Minority Cancer Awareness Week, celebrated this year April 9-15. 

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  • SmartMoney Mondays: Travel more for less with credit card rewards

    SmartMoney Mondays: Travel more for less with credit card rewards

    Monday, April 10 2017 5:19 PM EDT2017-04-10 21:19:20 GMT

    If you love traveling, an airplane isn't the only way to get you where you want to go. 

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    If you love traveling, an airplane isn't the only way to get you where you want to go. 

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  • Hawaii World Class Wedding Expo set for April 14, 15

    Hawaii World Class Wedding Expo set for April 14, 15

    Monday, April 10 2017 5:17 PM EDT2017-04-10 21:17:05 GMT

    The Hawaii World Class wedding expo is happening this weekend at the Hawaii Convention Center.  

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    The Hawaii World Class wedding expo is happening this weekend at the Hawaii Convention Center.  

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  • As Merrie Monarch approaches, group aims to promote Hawaiian culture

    As Merrie Monarch approaches, group aims to promote Hawaiian culture

    Monday, April 10 2017 5:08 PM EDT2017-04-10 21:08:18 GMT

    The Merrie Monarch Festival begin next week on Hawaii Island.  

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    The Merrie Monarch Festival begin next week on Hawaii Island.  

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  • With the FED intervention over, what will interest rates do to your buyer power?

    With the FED intervention over, what will interest rates do to your buyer power?

    Monday, April 10 2017 4:48 PM EDT2017-04-10 20:48:20 GMT

    On Oahu, we are used to factoring in relatively consistent price increases.

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    On Oahu, we are used to factoring in relatively consistent price increases. 

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  • Business Report: Raising the minimum wage

    Business Report: Raising the minimum wage

    Monday, April 10 2017 4:46 PM EDT2017-04-10 20:46:06 GMT

    Businesses that pay minimum wage always saying raising it will raise unemployment. 

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    Businesses that pay minimum wage always saying raising it will raise unemployment. 

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  • Local Boy Guy Yamamoto Reflects on Masters and Being Mentioned in Tiger's New Book

    Local Boy Guy Yamamoto Reflects on Masters and Being Mentioned in Tiger's New Book

    Monday, April 10 2017 6:16 AM EDT2017-04-10 10:16:30 GMT

    Steve - 22 years ago Guy Yamamoto was at August National, not watching the Masters, playing it...living the dream. Guy joins us now. He actually runs Mililani Golf Course. Take us back to 1995. What was that experience like? What were you feeling before you teed off?...

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    Steve - 22 years ago Guy Yamamoto was at August National, not watching the Masters, playing it...living the dream. Guy joins us now. He actually runs Mililani Golf Course. Take us back to 1995. What was that experience like? What were you feeling before you teed off?...

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  • Dreaming of a new home? Take the first step and go to an Open House

    Dreaming of a new home? Take the first step and go to an Open House

    Friday, April 7 2017 10:29 PM EDT2017-04-08 02:29:26 GMT

    Are you dreaming of a new home? Take that first step, and get out to an Open House this weekend.

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    Are you dreaming of a new home? Take that first step, and get out to an Open House this weekend.

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  • HPU to host creative writing workshop

    HPU to host creative writing workshop

    Friday, April 7 2017 5:49 PM EDT2017-04-07 21:49:26 GMT

    Hawaii Pacific University has a creative writing workshop on Saturday. It will be open to writers from across the state.  

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    Hawaii Pacific University has a creative writing workshop on Saturday. It will be open to writers from across the state.  

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  • Smurfs to appear at YMCA Healthy Kids Day event

    Smurfs to appear at YMCA Healthy Kids Day event

    Friday, April 7 2017 5:37 PM EDT2017-04-07 21:37:45 GMT

    Keeping kids active is the goal of the free YMCA Healthy Kids Day event happening Saturday.

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    Keeping kids active is the goal of the free YMCA Healthy Kids Day event happening Saturday.

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  • Should shave ice be the official state snack? Some believe so

    Should shave ice be the official state snack? Some believe so

    Friday, April 7 2017 5:29 PM EDT2017-04-07 21:29:12 GMT

    Shave ice is a favorite among many locals and tourists like, and now, legislators want to make it the official state snack. 

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    Shave ice is a favorite among many locals and tourists like, and now, legislators want to make it the official state snack. 

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  • HART board chair gives update on rail funding, construction

    HART board chair gives update on rail funding, construction

    Friday, April 7 2017 5:18 PM EDT2017-04-07 21:18:12 GMT

    The Hawaii House Finance Committee recently approved $1.2 billion in additional funding for the Honolulu rail project. 

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    The Hawaii House Finance Committee recently approved $1.2 billion in additional funding for the Honolulu rail project. 

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  • Business Report 4/7/17: Hotel occupancy report

    Business Report 4/7/17: Hotel occupancy report

    Friday, April 7 2017 5:03 PM EDT2017-04-07 21:03:16 GMT

    Hotel occupancy fell a few points across the board last week. 

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    Hotel occupancy fell a few points across the board last week. 

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  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Aiea

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Aiea

    Friday, April 7 2017 4:53 PM EDT2017-04-07 20:53:39 GMT

    The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Aiea. Growing up to 30 feet tall, with greenish yellow flowers, the Aiea tree once grew prominently in the ahupuaa of Aiea. 

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    The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Aiea. Growing up to 30 feet tall, with greenish yellow flowers, the Aiea tree once grew prominently in the ahupuaa of Aiea. 

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  • Ask the Mayor: Kauai County Mayor Bernard Carvalho

    Ask the Mayor: Kauai County Mayor Bernard Carvalho

    Thursday, April 6 2017 5:13 PM EDT2017-04-06 21:13:34 GMT

    A few weeks ago, during his State of the County speech, Kauai County Mayor Bernard Carvalho laid out his budget for the upcoming year, which is the largest budget in a decade.

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    A few weeks ago, during his State of the County speech, Kauai County Mayor Bernard Carvalho laid out his budget for the upcoming year, which is the largest budget in a decade.

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  • Golf tournament to benefit culinary education nonprofit

    Golf tournament to benefit culinary education nonprofit

    Thursday, April 6 2017 4:33 PM EDT2017-04-06 20:33:31 GMT

    The nineteenth Hawaii Culinary Education Foundation Charity Golf Tournament will be held on Tuesday, April 11 at the Kapolei Golf Course.  

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    The nineteenth Hawaii Culinary Education Foundation Charity Golf Tournament will be held on Tuesday, April 11 at the Kapolei Golf Course.  

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  • 'Operation Driver Excellence' event to tackle distracted driving, road safety for teens

    'Operation Driver Excellence' event to tackle distracted driving, road safety for teens

    Thursday, April 6 2017 4:27 PM EDT2017-04-06 20:27:40 GMT

    With motor vehicle crashes being the leading cause of deaths among U.S. teens each year, the state Department of Education will hold its 29th annual “Operation Driver Excellence” event to educate high school students about safe driving. The Saturday, April 8 event at Aloha Stadium...

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    With motor vehicle crashes being the leading cause of deaths among U.S. teens each year, the state Department of Education will hold its 29th annual “Operation Driver Excellence” event to educate high school students about safe driving. The Saturday, April 8 event at Aloha Stadium...

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  • Business Report: All about the Dow

    Business Report: All about the Dow

    Thursday, April 6 2017 4:23 PM EDT2017-04-06 20:23:04 GMT

    The Dow Jones Industrial Average consists of 30 stocks. When the index was new, it held railroads and industrial giants. Times have changed: the Dow includes McDonald's, Disney and Nike. The stocks are weighted: half the index is 10 stocks. Goldman Sachs is worth the most, more than 7% of the whole...

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    The Dow Jones Industrial Average consists of 30 stocks. When the index was new, it held railroads and industrial giants. Times have changed: the Dow includes McDonald's, Disney and Nike. The stocks are weighted: half the index is 10 stocks. Goldman Sachs is worth the most, more than 7% of the whole...

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  • Host of new NBC show talks about realities of 'First Dates'

    Host of new NBC show talks about realities of 'First Dates'

    Wednesday, April 5 2017 5:49 PM EDT2017-04-05 21:49:26 GMT

    Everyone can relate to the experience of a first date: the promise of potential love when it goes well and the hilariously awkward moments if it crashes and burns. 

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    Everyone can relate to the experience of a first date: the promise of potential love when it goes well and the hilariously awkward moments if it crashes and burns. 

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  • Geek Beat: Apps to help you focus and calm your mind and body

    Geek Beat: Apps to help you focus and calm your mind and body

    Wednesday, April 5 2017 5:40 PM EDT2017-04-05 21:40:30 GMT

    In today's fast-paced and hectic world, we can sometimes forget to take the time to slow down and smell the roses.  

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    In today's fast-paced and hectic world, we can sometimes forget to take the time to slow down and smell the roses.  

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  • Financial fitness fair to be held for Native Hawaiian families

    Financial fitness fair to be held for Native Hawaiian families

    Wednesday, April 5 2017 5:34 PM EDT2017-04-05 21:34:22 GMT

    The Institute for Native Pacific Education and Culture (INPEACE) has been awarded the Office of Hawaiian Affairs’ (OHA) ‘Ahahui Grant to support the 501(c)(3), for-impact organization’s Wai‘anae Financial Fitness Fair. The funding of $7,085, will enable INPEACE to grow its free, successful, annual...

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    The Institute for Native Pacific Education and Culture (INPEACE) has been awarded the Office of Hawaiian Affairs’ (OHA) ‘Ahahui Grant to support the 501(c)(3), for-impact organization’s Wai‘anae Financial Fitness Fair. The funding of $7,085, will enable INPEACE to grow its free, successful, annual...

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  • PBS Hawaii to showcase films of Eddie, Myrna Kamae

    PBS Hawaii to showcase films of Eddie, Myrna Kamae

    Wednesday, April 5 2017 5:25 PM EDT2017-04-05 21:25:54 GMT

    PBS Hawai‘i is partnering with the Hawaiian Legacy Foundation to present a televised and online film festival, The Films of Eddie and Myrna Kamae, From the Heart. 

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    PBS Hawai‘i is partnering with the Hawaiian Legacy Foundation to present a televised and online film festival, The Films of Eddie and Myrna Kamae, From the Heart. 

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  • Kupuna Achievers: Anne Hedani

    Kupuna Achievers: Anne Hedani

    Wednesday, April 5 2017 5:22 PM EDT2017-04-05 21:22:28 GMT

    This week's Kupuna Achiever is a jack of all trades, and she helps put on quite a production every year that brings lots of laughs and smiles to her community. 

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    This week's Kupuna Achiever is a jack of all trades, and she helps put on quite a production every year that brings lots of laughs and smiles to her community.

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  • Business Report: Explaining an economic concept

    Business Report: Explaining an economic concept

    Wednesday, April 5 2017 5:02 PM EDT2017-04-05 21:02:28 GMT

    The concept of economics comes up in your life all the time. When you decide to do something, it means you're not doing something else. Economists call this, opportunity cost. Suppose you decide to play a game, and you're in the thick of it when the phone rings and it's your boss, who needs...

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    The concept of economics comes up in your life all the time. When you decide to do something, it means you're not doing something else. Economists call this, opportunity cost. Suppose you decide to play a game, and you're in the thick of it when the phone rings and it's your boss, who needs...

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  • Owners moving into luxury condo at Ala Moana

    Owners moving into luxury condo at Ala Moana

    Wednesday, April 5 2017 5:01 PM EDT2017-04-05 21:01:26 GMT

    Those who have driven by or walked past Ala Moana Center have seen the progress being made to construction of a brand new luxury condominium flanking the mall, and now, the long-awaited completion is finally here. 

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    Those who have driven by or walked past Ala Moana Center have seen the progress being made to construction of a brand new luxury condominium flanking the mall, and now, the long-awaited completion is finally here. 

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  • Hawaii Girl Scouts serve as delegates for UN commission on status of women

    Hawaii Girl Scouts serve as delegates for UN commission on status of women

    Tuesday, April 4 2017 6:08 PM EDT2017-04-04 22:08:15 GMT

    Four Hawaii scouts were recently selected to serve as Delegates for the United Nations’ Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) to bring the voice of young women to the global stage. We’re confident your viewers would be interested in learning more about the scouts and their groundbreaking...

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    Four Hawaii scouts were recently selected to serve as Delegates for the United Nations’ Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) to bring the voice of young women to the global stage. We’re confident your viewers would be interested in learning more about the scouts and their groundbreaking...

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  • Special education advocacy boot camp conference to take place in Honolulu

    Special education advocacy boot camp conference to take place in Honolulu

    Tuesday, April 4 2017 6:00 PM EDT2017-04-04 22:00:40 GMT

    Thousands of children in Hawaii have some form of a special need. ADHD, Autism, Dyslexia to name a few. These children often struggle silently in school, struggling every day, parents do their absolute best to help them, hours of homework, tutors, camps and endless discussions with teachers...

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    Thousands of children in Hawaii have some form of a special need. ADHD, Autism, Dyslexia to name a few. These children often struggle silently in school, struggling every day, parents do their absolute best to help them, hours of homework, tutors, camps and endless discussions with teachers...

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  • Volunteers sought for 2017 Lantern Floating Hawaii ceremony

    Volunteers sought for 2017 Lantern Floating Hawaii ceremony

    Tuesday, April 4 2017 5:58 PM EDT2017-04-04 21:58:36 GMT

    Shinnyo-en and Na Lei Aloha Foundation are beginning preparations for the highly anticipated Lantern Floating Hawaii ceremony and are calling for volunteers to support preparations, the event day and post-ceremony cleanup. “The hands and hearts of our volunteers make it possible for thousands...

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    Shinnyo-en and Na Lei Aloha Foundation are beginning preparations for the highly anticipated Lantern Floating Hawaii ceremony and are calling for volunteers to support preparations, the event day and post-ceremony cleanup. “The hands and hearts of our volunteers make it possible for thousands...

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  • UH Manoa addresses declining enrollment, admission deadline for fall 2017

    UH Manoa addresses declining enrollment, admission deadline for fall 2017

    Tuesday, April 4 2017 5:56 PM EDT2017-04-04 21:56:27 GMT

    Each year in Hawai?i, more than 11,000 graduating seniors must decide whether to attend college or join the workforce. In the short term, going to college is costly, however, in the long term, the investment in college pays off handsomely through a lifetime of higher earnings. A University of Hawai?i Economic Research Organization...

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    Each year in Hawaii, more than 11,000 graduating seniors must decide whether to attend college or join the workforce. In the short term, going to college is costly, however, in the long term, the investment in college pays off handsomely through a lifetime of higher earnings. 

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  • Business Report: Interest rates creeping up

    Business Report: Interest rates creeping up

    Tuesday, April 4 2017 4:23 PM EDT2017-04-04 20:23:47 GMT

    The Fed uses interest rates to nudge the economy – low rates to stimulate, preventing the economy from stalling out – high rates to put the brakes on inflation.

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    The Fed uses interest rates to nudge the economy – low rates to stimulate, preventing the economy from stalling out – high rates to put the brakes on inflation. 

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  • Sea Life Park’s Makapuu Twilight Concert Series returns for 2017

    Sea Life Park’s Makapuu Twilight Concert Series returns for 2017

    Tuesday, April 4 2017 1:48 PM EDT2017-04-04 17:48:25 GMT

    Stars will be in the sky and on stage at Sea Life Park Hawai’i as its popular Makapu’u Twilight Concert Series rolls out a new wave of live performances for a second season. 

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    Stars will be in the sky and on stage at Sea Life Park Hawai’i as its popular Makapu’u Twilight Concert Series rolls out a new wave of live performances for a second season. 

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  • Nonprofit plans to create overnight shelter for homeless youth

    Nonprofit plans to create overnight shelter for homeless youth

    Monday, April 3 2017 5:04 PM EDT2017-04-03 21:04:53 GMT

    Friends of Youth Outreach (FOYO) is working to establish an access center for Hawaii’s street youth (18-24 year olds) to provide shelter, food, medical care, education and employment assistance and counseling. 

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    Friends of Youth Outreach (FOYO) is working to establish an access center for Hawaii’s street youth (18-24 year olds) to provide shelter, food, medical care, education and employment assistance and counseling. 

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  • Ask The Mayor: Trump, sanctuary cities, homeless, infrastructure

    Ask The Mayor: Trump, sanctuary cities, homeless, infrastructure

    Monday, April 3 2017 4:47 PM EDT2017-04-03 20:47:25 GMT

    As the new Trump administration enters its third month in the White House, the President continues its push on their travel ban as well as punishments for cities that become sanctuaries for immigrants.  But how do these policies affect Honolulu and its economy? Mayor Kirk Caldwell came...

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    As the new Trump administration enters its third month in the White House, the President continues its push on their travel ban as well as punishments for cities that become sanctuaries for immigrants.  But how do these policies affect Honolulu and its economy? Mayor Kirk Caldwell came...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Credit card travel tips

    SmartMoney Monday: Credit card travel tips

    Monday, April 3 2017 4:44 PM EDT2017-04-03 20:44:58 GMT

    With the right credit card, the way you spend money can actually help you spend less money traveling. 

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    With the right credit card, the way you spend money can actually help you spend less money traveling. 

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  • Business Report: The wealth of the people in the new administration

    Business Report: The wealth of the people in the new administration

    Monday, April 3 2017 4:38 PM EDT2017-04-03 20:38:55 GMT

    Every president forms his own government. Obama brought rivals in to keep them close. Reagan hired his aides as California governor.  

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    Every president forms his own government. Obama brought rivals in to keep them close. Reagan hired his aides as California governor.  

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  • 4th Annual CONTACT 3017: Hawai‘i in a Thousand Years hosts 10 thematic events highlighting contemporary art made in Hawai‘i

    4th Annual CONTACT 3017: Hawai‘i in a Thousand Years hosts 10 thematic events highlighting contemporary art made in Hawai‘i

    Friday, March 31 2017 4:44 PM EDT2017-03-31 20:44:44 GMT

    Pu?uhonua Society presents the fourth-annual CONTACT exhibit on April 1–16, 2017, at the Honolulu Museum of Art School, featuring contemporary artwork that explores Hawai?i in a Thousand Years. Now in its fourth year, CONTACT is the most comprehensive annual exhibition of contemporary art...

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    Pu?uhonua Society presents the fourth-annual CONTACT exhibit on April 1–16, 2017, at the Honolulu Museum of Art School, featuring contemporary artwork that explores Hawai?i in a Thousand Years. Now in its fourth year, CONTACT is the most comprehensive annual exhibition of contemporary art...

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  • Acoustaland performs in Honolulu

    Acoustaland performs in Honolulu

    Friday, March 31 2017 4:36 PM EDT2017-03-31 20:36:38 GMT

    Acoustaland is a vocal band from Maui formed in 2016 by Mondokane Medeiros and Producer/recording engineer Rob Tsuhako.  The band consists of Mondokane, the lead male vocal, several female ensemble singers and a guest rap artist.  Various female vocalists were used during the recording...

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    Acoustaland is a vocal band from Maui formed in 2016 by Mondokane Medeiros and Producer/recording engineer Rob Tsuhako.  The band consists of Mondokane, the lead male vocal, several female ensemble singers and a guest rap artist.  Various female vocalists were used during the recording...

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  • 8th Annual Hawai`i European Cinema Film Festival announces its 2017 awards gala honorees

    8th Annual Hawai`i European Cinema Film Festival announces its 2017 awards gala honorees

    Friday, March 31 2017 4:28 PM EDT2017-03-31 20:28:22 GMT
    The 8th Annual Hawai`i European Cinema Film Festival, presented by Luxury Row, is pleased to announce its distinguished guests of honor who are confirmed to attend the highly anticipated red carpet awards gala on Friday, March 31, 2017 at The Moana Surfrider.  Actors being honored this year include Keely Shaye, Pierce Brosnan, Nancy Kwan, Shep Gordon, and Ludi Lin. “What a privilege it is to honor these distinguished guests who have given of their extraordinary talents to ...More >>
    The 8th Annual Hawai`i European Cinema Film Festival, presented by Luxury Row, is pleased to announce its distinguished guests of honor who are confirmed to attend the highly anticipated red carpet awards gala on Friday, March 31, 2017 at The Moana Surfrider.  Actors being honored this year include Keely Shaye, Pierce Brosnan, Nancy Kwan, Shep Gordon, and Ludi Lin. “What a privilege it is to honor these distinguished guests who have given of their extraordinary talents to ...More >>
  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Lunalilo

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Lunalilo

    Friday, March 31 2017 4:15 PM EDT2017-03-31 20:15:42 GMT

    The Hawaiian word of the day is Lunalilo.,  William Charles Lunalilo, a cousin to the Kamehamehas won the first popular vote to elect the region of Hawaii.  According to the constitution, because Kamehameha the Fifth, Lot Kapuaiwa, died without naming a successor, the next king would be elected...

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    The Hawaiian word of the day is Lunalilo.,  William Charles Lunalilo, a cousin to the Kamehamehas won the first popular vote to elect the region of Hawaii.  According to the constitution, because Kamehameha the Fifth, Lot Kapuaiwa, died without naming a successor, the next king would be elected...

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  • Business Report: 3/31/17

    Business Report: 3/31/17

    Friday, March 31 2017 4:04 PM EDT2017-03-31 20:04:31 GMT

    The Hawaii Convention Center hopes this will become an annual event – a Mother's Day brunch with live music. Kapena headlines and Kevin Nakata's Convention Center culinary crew provides the meal to go with the mele, Sunday, May 14, 11:30 a.m., at the Convention Center. Locations Hawaii...

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    The Hawaii Convention Center hopes this will become an annual event – a Mother's Day brunch with live music. Kapena headlines and Kevin Nakata's Convention Center culinary crew provides the meal to go with the mele, Sunday, May 14, 11:30 a.m., at the Convention Center. Locations Hawaii...

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  • Trending: presidential vacations, steaks on a plane, anxious pup and GOT trailer

    Trending: presidential vacations, steaks on a plane, anxious pup and GOT trailer

    Friday, March 31 2017 3:53 PM EDT2017-03-31 19:53:08 GMT

    In "what's trending", Howard said that in his experience in Washington, DC, presidential vacations have always been suspect. Whichever party is in office, the other party complains about presidential vacations. The cost always comes up, whether it's Obama in Hawaii or Reagan at his ranch. Motorcades are another complaint; Obama here, Bush the Elder in Kennebunkport, Maine. Of course, actual effects vary. 

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    In "what's trending", Howard said that in his experience in Washington, DC, presidential vacations have always been suspect. Whichever party is in office, the other party complains about presidential vacations. The cost always comes up, whether it's Obama in Hawaii or Reagan at his ranch. Motorcades are another complaint; Obama here, Bush the Elder in Kennebunkport, Maine. Of course, actual effects vary. 

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  • Niu Valley Middle School makes it to Carnegie Hall

    Niu Valley Middle School makes it to Carnegie Hall

    Thursday, March 30 2017 5:09 PM EDT2017-03-30 21:09:15 GMT

    Music students from Niu Valley Middle School got to do what musicians all over the world dream about - playing at New York's Carnegie Hall. 

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    Music students from Niu Valley Middle School got to do what musicians all over the world dream about - playing at New York's Carnegie Hall. 

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  • Shopping and sipping under the stars: Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina presents Hawaiian Artisans at 3rd Moonlight Market

    Shopping and sipping under the stars: Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina presents Hawaiian Artisans at 3rd Moonlight Market

    Thursday, March 30 2017 3:58 PM EDT2017-03-30 19:58:38 GMT
    Add an artisanal flair to your Spring Break shopping while sipping champagne under the stars with some of Hawaii’s most acclaimed artists and designers.  On Thursday, March 30 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm, Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina presents it’s 3rd Moonlight Market, a magical evening of shopping under the stars featuring acclaimed Hawaiian artists and artisans in a curated exhibition in Hokulea Lounge. Among the featured exhibitors are lauhala weaver Aloma Wang, ...More >>
    Add an artisanal flair to your Spring Break shopping while sipping champagne under the stars with some of Hawaii’s most acclaimed artists and designers.  On Thursday, March 30 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm, Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina presents it’s 3rd Moonlight Market, a magical evening of shopping under the stars featuring acclaimed Hawaiian artists and artisans in a curated exhibition in Hokulea Lounge. Among the featured exhibitors are lauhala weaver Aloma Wang, ...More >>
  • Ritz-Carlton Kapalua hosts 25th annual Celebration of the Arts Festival

    Ritz-Carlton Kapalua hosts 25th annual Celebration of the Arts Festival

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 4:59 PM EDT2017-03-29 20:59:48 GMT

    The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua is proud to host the 25th Annual Celebration of the Arts Festival, April 14 – 15, 2017, where Hawaii’s most reputable artisans, educators, cultural practitioners, speakers and entertainers will convene to celebrate the islands’ cultural cornerstones. 

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    The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua is proud to host the 25th Annual Celebration of the Arts Festival, April 14 – 15, 2017, where Hawaii’s most reputable artisans, educators, cultural practitioners, speakers and entertainers will convene to celebrate the islands’ cultural cornerstones.

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  • Localicious: Nalo Farms

    Localicious: Nalo Farms

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 4:42 PM EDT2017-03-29 20:42:52 GMT

    It’s Localicious Month, when more than 100 local restaurants offer dishes made entirely with local ingredients. This is the fourth year of doing Localicious in local restaurants. The key is for that restaurant to use, not just local, but 100% local for that one dish. All the restaurants participating like...

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    It’s Localicious Month, when more than 100 local restaurants offer dishes made entirely with local ingredients. This is the fourth year of doing Localicious in local restaurants. The key is for that restaurant to use, not just local, but 100% local for that one dish. All the restaurants participating like...

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  • Dreams interpreted: What closets and fish represent

    Dreams interpreted: What closets and fish represent

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 4:42 PM EDT2017-03-29 20:42:31 GMT

    Dream expert Paul Unkrur appeared on Sunrise. 

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    Dream expert Paul Unkrur appeared on Sunrise. 

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  • Business Report: Many airlines moving at LAX

    Business Report: Many airlines moving at LAX

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 4:40 PM EDT2017-03-29 20:40:22 GMT

    Los Angeles International has set a date for moving 21 airlines to different terminals.  

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    Los Angeles International has set a date for moving 21 airlines to different terminals.  

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  • Facebook Free-for-All: Anchors' wardrobe, Sunny's age and Dan's baby Bodhi

    Facebook Free-for-All: Anchors' wardrobe, Sunny's age and Dan's baby Bodhi

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 4:37 PM EDT2017-03-28 20:37:45 GMT

    The first question comes from Daphne Rice. She asked, "What's everyone's favorite thing to wear while broadcasting—and—do you actually get to make those choices?" The answer is yes.

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    The first question comes from Daphne Rice. She asked, "What's everyone's favorite thing to wear while broadcasting—and—do you actually get to make those choices?" The answer is yes. The anchors do choose their own clothes and for the most part, it works out. As for Steve, being a busy dad of two kids, he just throws on whatever is clean. The second question is from Nancy Hess, who asked, "How old is Sunny?". 

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  • Sunrise Shape Up: Vasper System

    Sunrise Shape Up: Vasper System

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 4:36 PM EDT2017-03-28 20:36:52 GMT

    The VASPER system, which stands for Vascular Performance, is a fitness machine designed to enhance your performance while working out.  Designed by Peter Wizowski, who is based in California on the NASA base,  VASPER was originally designed for the medical field. Compression cuffs...

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    The VASPER system, which stands for Vascular Performance, is a fitness machine designed to enhance your performance while working out.  Designed by Peter Wizowski, who is based in California on the NASA base,  VASPER was originally designed for the medical field. Compression cuffs...

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  • Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame concert to showcase musicians, hula

    Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame concert to showcase musicians, hula

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 4:35 PM EDT2017-03-28 20:35:51 GMT

    Ku'uipo Kumukahi is a Past-President of the Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame and the Hawaii Academy of Recording Arts; we talked to her this morning about an upcoming concert; the last Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame Na Mele Mae'ole Concert Series takes place on Saturday, April 1, 6pm at the Kou Ballroom at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Hotel.  

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    Ku'uipo Kumukahi is a Past-President of the Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame and the Hawaii Academy of Recording Arts; we talked to her this morning about an upcoming concert; the last Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame Na Mele Mae'ole Concert Series takes place on Saturday, April 1, 6pm at the Kou Ballroom at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Hotel.  

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  • YMCY Healthy Kids Day to raise money for national cooking competition

    YMCY Healthy Kids Day to raise money for national cooking competition

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 4:31 PM EDT2017-03-28 20:31:25 GMT

    The 9th annual YMCA Healthy Kids Day is coming up on Saturday, April 8.  

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    The 9th annual YMCA Healthy Kids Day is coming up on Saturday, April 8.  

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  • Business Report: A look at Matson shipping

    Business Report: A look at Matson shipping

    Tuesday, March 28 2017 4:29 PM EDT2017-03-28 20:29:32 GMT

    Maritime shipping is measured by FEUs, which stands for Forty-foot Equivalent Units.  

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    Maritime shipping is measured by FEUs, which stands for Forty-foot Equivalent Units.  

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Ohana units vs. ADUs

    SmartMoney Monday: Ohana units vs. ADUs

    Monday, March 27 2017 3:56 PM EDT2017-03-27 19:56:37 GMT

    Are you looking after your elderly parents, and finding it difficult to keep an eye on their property, as well as yours? 

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    Are you looking after your elderly parents, and finding it difficult to keep an eye on their property, as well as yours? 

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  • 14th Hawaii International Summit on trauma prevention to be held

    14th Hawaii International Summit on trauma prevention to be held

    Monday, March 27 2017 3:55 PM EDT2017-03-27 19:55:24 GMT

    The Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma will hold its 14th Hawaii International Summit in Honolulu from March 27-30 at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu to assist trauma and neglect case experts in assessing, preventing and treating those situations. 

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    The Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma will hold its 14th Hawaii International Summit in Honolulu from March 27-30 at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu to assist trauma and neglect case experts in assessing, preventing and treating those situations.

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  • Hawaiian Airlines' new menu features Hilo Chef Simeon

    Hawaiian Airlines' new menu features Hilo Chef Simeon

    Monday, March 27 2017 3:52 PM EDT2017-03-27 19:52:18 GMT

    Hawaiian Airlines has a new menu; Executive Chef Chai Chaowasaree still does the menu for international flights and flights headed from North America to Hawaii. 

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    Hawaiian Airlines has a new menu; Executive Chef Chai Chaowasaree still does the menu for international flights and flights headed from North America to Hawaii. 

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  • Hawaii Department of Health encourages public to test for prediabetes

    Hawaii Department of Health encourages public to test for prediabetes

    Monday, March 27 2017 3:42 PM EDT2017-03-27 19:42:00 GMT

    It is estimated that one in every two adults in Hawaii has prediabetes or type 2 diabetes, and many have not been diagnosed and may be unaware that they have it. To increase prevention and awareness, the Hawaii Department of Health is launching a new innovative media campaign on March 27...

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    It is estimated that one in every two adults in Hawaii has prediabetes or type 2 diabetes, and many have not been diagnosed and may be unaware that they have it. To increase prevention and awareness, the Hawaii Department of Health is launching a new innovative media campaign on March 27...

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  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Kahalaopuna

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Kahalaopuna

    Friday, March 24 2017 5:33 PM EDT2017-03-24 21:33:55 GMT

    The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Kahalaopuna. 

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    The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Kahalaopuna. 

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  • Bike sharing is coming to Honolulu

    Bike sharing is coming to Honolulu

    Friday, March 24 2017 3:40 PM EDT2017-03-24 19:40:18 GMT

    It's called Biki, a combination of the word "bike" and the Hawaiian word "wiki" which means quick or fast. The name and logo were designed in conjunction with Wall-to-Wall Studios. It's a bike share program that is coming this summer to Honolulu. One thousand bicycles will be offered for a small fee across 100 stations from Chinatown to Diamond Head according to the Biki CEO Lori McCarney. 

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    It's called Biki, a combination of the word "bike" and the Hawaiian word "wiki" which means quick or fast. The name and logo were designed in conjunction with Wall-to-Wall Studios. It's a bike share program that is coming this summer to Honolulu. One thousand bicycles will be offered for a small fee across 100 stations from Chinatown to Diamond Head according to the Biki CEO Lori McCarney. 

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  • Friends of Hawaii Robotics celebrates robotics regional competition

    Friends of Hawaii Robotics celebrates robotics regional competition

    Thursday, March 23 2017 4:50 PM EDT2017-03-23 20:50:25 GMT

    Held since 2008, The FIRST Hawai’i Robotics Competition (FRC) is an annual competition that challenges high school students to working alongside professional mentors in designing and building robots. Competing in a contest that measures the effectiveness of each robot and the power of teamwork...

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    Held since 2008, The FIRST Hawai’i Robotics Competition (FRC) is an annual competition that challenges high school students to working alongside professional mentors in designing and building robots. Competing in a contest that measures the effectiveness of each robot and the power of teamwork...

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  • Geek Beat: Apps made in Hawaii

    Geek Beat: Apps made in Hawaii

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 4:59 PM EDT2017-03-22 20:59:56 GMT

    Buying local matters, and even in the tech world, buying local helps our local economy. 

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    Buying local matters, and even in the tech world, buying local helps our local economy. 

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  • 20th annual HIFF spring showcase set to begin

    20th annual HIFF spring showcase set to begin

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 4:57 PM EDT2017-03-22 20:57:50 GMT

    Now in its 20th year, the Annual Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) Spring Showcase, presented by Halekulani, will be happening from March 31st through April 9th at the Regal Dole Cannery Theaters. 

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    Now in its 20th year, the Annual Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF) Spring Showcase, presented by Halekulani, will be happening from March 31st through April 9th at the Regal Dole Cannery Theaters.

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  • Ewa Elementary underwater robotics team heads to nationals

    Ewa Elementary underwater robotics team heads to nationals

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 4:53 PM EDT2017-03-22 20:53:29 GMT

    Last month, the Ewa Elementary Underwater Robotics Team took home the regional title, for the second time, to qualify for the National SeaPerch Challenge. 

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    Last month, the Ewa Elementary Underwater Robotics Team took home the regional title, for the second time, to qualify for the National SeaPerch Challenge. 

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  • Associated Chinese University Women hosting scholarship fundraiser, fashion show

    Associated Chinese University Women hosting scholarship fundraiser, fashion show

    Wednesday, March 22 2017 3:20 PM EDT2017-03-22 19:20:10 GMT

    The Associated Chinese University Women is hosting its Scholarship Fundraiser & Fashion Show Luncheon on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Coral Ballroom at 11 a.m. -1:30pm. 

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    The Associated Chinese University Women is hosting its Scholarship Fundraiser & Fashion Show Luncheon on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Coral Ballroom at 11 a.m. -1:30pm. 

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Buying a car

    SmartMoney Monday: Buying a car

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 5:35 PM EDT2017-03-21 21:35:17 GMT

    Buying a car can be exciting, but it can also be stressful because of all the expense and all the choices.  One survey found that for many people, buying a car is more stressful than getting married. The most important thing is to be really prepared. Are you someone who can keep a car for a long time...

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    Buying a car can be exciting, but it can also be stressful because of all the expense and all the choices.  One survey found that for many people, buying a car is more stressful than getting married. The most important thing is to be really prepared. Are you someone who can keep a car for a long time...

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  • Home Depot gives tips on effective spring cleaning

    Home Depot gives tips on effective spring cleaning

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 5:34 PM EDT2017-03-21 21:34:13 GMT

    The Spring equinox is March 20th, and what better way to prepare than to do some spring cleaning with the right tools?  As you might expect, Nielsen found that homeowners’ top need for spring cleaning is high performance products from trusted brands.  Whether you have 10 minutes, an hour or...

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    The Spring equinox is March 20th, and what better way to prepare than to do some spring cleaning with the right tools?  As you might expect, Nielsen found that homeowners’ top need for spring cleaning is high performance products from trusted brands.  Whether you have 10 minutes, an hour or...

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  • Hawaii Foodbank to host 11th annual culinary event

    Hawaii Foodbank to host 11th annual culinary event

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 5:27 PM EDT2017-03-21 21:27:52 GMT

    Help taking a bite out of hunger, the Hawaii Foodbank will host its 11th Annual Great Chefs Fight Hunger fundraiser on March 25, 2017. 

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    Help taking a bite out of hunger, the Hawaii Foodbank will host its 11th Annual Great Chefs Fight Hunger fundraiser on March 25, 2017. 

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  • Vet on Set: Canine separation anxiety

    Vet on Set: Canine separation anxiety

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 5:22 PM EDT2017-03-21 21:22:21 GMT

    We often have to leave our dogs at home by themselves for long periods of time. 

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    We often have to leave our dogs at home by themselves for long periods of time.  

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  • Hawaii Mothers’ Milk to host 17th annual benefit brunch, silent auction

    Hawaii Mothers’ Milk to host 17th annual benefit brunch, silent auction

    Tuesday, March 21 2017 5:18 PM EDT2017-03-21 21:18:20 GMT

    Hawaii Mothers’ Milk, Inc. is pleased to honor Hawaii's lactation consultants at its 17th Annual Benefit Brunch & Silent Auction. The benefit is being held at the O‘ahu Country Club on Sunday, April 9, 2017 from 9:30-1:30pm.  The brunch will feature a Silent Auction, live music and a Fashion Show featuring...

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    Hawaii Mothers’ Milk, Inc. is pleased to honor Hawaii's lactation consultants at its 17th Annual Benefit Brunch & Silent Auction. 

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  • Preparing for disaster: officials meet in Honolulu for PRiMO convention

    Preparing for disaster: officials meet in Honolulu for PRiMO convention

    Monday, March 20 2017 3:41 PM EDT2017-03-20 19:41:56 GMT

    Whether it's a tsunami or a hurricane, those who prepare the people in the Pacific for disaster want to be ready. They meet for their 15th annual PRiMO conference at the Hawaii Convention Center starting today. PRiMO stands for the Pacific Risk Management Ohana. Karl Kim, the Executive Director of the National Disaster Preparedness Training Center appeared on Sunrise to talk about it. 

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    Whether it's a tsunami or a hurricane, those who prepare the people in the Pacific for disaster want to be ready. They meet for their 15th annual PRiMO conference at the Hawaii Convention Center starting today. PRiMO stands for the Pacific Risk Management Ohana. Karl Kim, the Executive Director of the National Disaster Preparedness Training Center appeared on Sunrise to talk about it. 

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  • Ask the Mayor: Maui mayor discusses president's budget, sacred rocks

    Ask the Mayor: Maui mayor discusses president's budget, sacred rocks

    Friday, March 17 2017 5:05 PM EDT2017-03-17 21:05:36 GMT

    Honolulu Mayor Alan Arakawa returned to Sunrise for our "Ask the Mayor" segment this morning. He met with the other county mayors about President Trump's proposed budget and voiced his concerns. He also tried to clarify his comments on sacred rocks...

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    Honolulu Mayor Alan Arakawa returned to Sunrise for our "Ask the Mayor" segment this morning. He met with the other county mayors about President Trump's proposed budget and voiced his concerns. He also tried to clarify his comments on sacred rocks...

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  • 'Geek Beat' regular bears brunt of #BoycottHawaii tweets

    'Geek Beat' regular bears brunt of #BoycottHawaii tweets

    Friday, March 17 2017 4:53 PM EDT2017-03-17 20:53:30 GMT

    Twitter erupted on Wednesday after a federal judge in Hawaii blocked President Trump's travel ban. 

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    Twitter erupted on Wednesday after a federal judge in Hawaii blocked President Trump's travel ban. 

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  • Irish dance group performs for St. Patrick's Day

    Irish dance group performs for St. Patrick's Day

    Friday, March 17 2017 4:37 PM EDT2017-03-17 20:37:25 GMT

    The Hawaii Irish Dance Troupe was on Sunrise for St. Patrick's Day on Friday. 

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    The Hawaii Irish Dance Troupe was on Sunrise for St. Patrick's Day on Friday. 

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  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Aumakua

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Aumakua

    Friday, March 17 2017 4:23 PM EDT2017-03-17 20:23:04 GMT

    The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Aumakua. Aumakua are familial guardians or ancestors who can assume the form of animals and plants or other forms occurring in nature. 

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    The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Aumakua. Aumakua are familial guardians or ancestors who can assume the form of animals and plants or other forms occurring in nature. 

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  • Business Report: Weekend events, local business leadership

    Business Report: Weekend events, local business leadership

    Friday, March 17 2017 4:15 PM EDT2017-03-17 20:15:09 GMT

    Today at the Plaza Mall is the second annual leadership symposium of BOMA, the building managers association. 

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    Today at the Plaza Mall is the second annual leadership symposium of BOMA, the building managers association. 

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  • Business Report: C&C Development in Waipahu and Maui Sugar Lands

    Business Report: C&C Development in Waipahu and Maui Sugar Lands

    Thursday, March 16 2017 4:21 PM EDT2017-03-16 20:21:38 GMT

     Castle & Cooke is closer to sales at Puuwai Place, a new development in Waipahu. It’s two long blocks of single-family homes on Paiwa Street, the road next to Waikele Outlets, but below the freeway. The houses back on an old cane haul road...

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     Castle & Cooke is closer to sales at Puuwai Place, a new development in Waipahu. It’s two long blocks of single-family homes on Paiwa Street, the road next to Waikele Outlets, but below the freeway. The houses back on an old cane haul road...

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  • New restaurant 'Ravish' opens at Modern Honolulu

    New restaurant 'Ravish' opens at Modern Honolulu

    Thursday, March 16 2017 4:19 PM EDT2017-03-16 20:19:39 GMT

    The Modern Honolulu has a new restaurant called Ravish.  

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    The Modern Honolulu has a new restaurant called Ravish.  

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  • Reality TV stars lead Oahu Ghost Tour

    Reality TV stars lead Oahu Ghost Tour

    Thursday, March 16 2017 4:16 PM EDT2017-03-16 20:16:41 GMT

    After a six-year hiatus, reality TV stars Amy Bruni and Adam Berry will be in Honolulu for a special Oahu Ghost Tour, which will take place on Thursday, March 16 -- starting with one of the episodes shown in a private room at 4 p.m., followed by a private meet-and-greet and dinner. 

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    After a six-year hiatus, reality TV stars Amy Bruni and Adam Berry will be in Honolulu for a special Oahu Ghost Tour, which will take place on Thursday, March 16 -- starting with one of the episodes shown in a private room at 4 p.m., followed by a private meet-and-greet and dinner. 

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  • Kupuna Achievers: Hank Chapin

    Kupuna Achievers: Hank Chapin

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 4:27 PM EDT2017-03-15 20:27:45 GMT

    Our next achiever would call himself a lifelong educator who believes in always learning.  Hank Chapin was an English professor for several decades and now he lends a helping hand volunteering at his neighborhood theater, a place he's grown very fond of over the years. But acting did not always come easy...

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    Our next achiever would call himself a lifelong educator who believes in always learning.  Hank Chapin was an English professor for several decades and now he lends a helping hand volunteering at his neighborhood theater, a place he's grown very fond of over the years. But acting did not always come easy...

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  • Hilton Grand Vacations’ opens eighth Hawai‘i property

    Hilton Grand Vacations’ opens eighth Hawai‘i property

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 4:19 PM EDT2017-03-15 20:19:12 GMT

    Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. announces the opening of The Grand Islander by Hilton Grand Vacations Club, the company’s newest timeshare tower in Waikiki. The Grand Islander is the fifth HGV property on the island of Oahu and eighth in Hawaii. “The Grand Islander provides an elevated vacation experience...

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    Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. announces the opening of The Grand Islander by Hilton Grand Vacations Club, the company’s newest timeshare tower in Waikiki. The Grand Islander is the fifth HGV property on the island of Oahu and eighth in Hawaii. “The Grand Islander provides an elevated vacation experience...

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  • Kuana Torres Kahele gives the residents of Lanai the gift of music

    Kuana Torres Kahele gives the residents of Lanai the gift of music

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 4:11 PM EDT2017-03-15 20:11:29 GMT

    Beginning on Friday, March 17th, 2017, renowned Hawaiian artist, Kuana Torres Kahele will be gifting his latest album to the Lana‘i Community.  He will also be having a concert and fundraiser for the Lana‘i Culture & Heritage Center on June 3rd at the Lana‘i Four Seasons Beach Resort. The CD and concert...

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    Beginning on Friday, March 17th, 2017, renowned Hawaiian artist, Kuana Torres Kahele will be gifting his latest album to the Lana‘i Community.  He will also be having a concert and fundraiser for the Lana‘i Culture & Heritage Center on June 3rd at the Lana‘i Four Seasons Beach Resort. The CD and concert...

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  • More than 170 restaurants commit to supporting local purveyors for the 4th Annual Localicious Hawaii Campaign

    More than 170 restaurants commit to supporting local purveyors for the 4th Annual Localicious Hawaii Campaign

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 4:03 PM EDT2017-03-15 20:03:45 GMT

    A collective of the Hawai‘i’s most celebrated chefs and restaurants have committed to bring local ingredients to the center of the plate in support of the fourth annual Localicious Hawai‘i campaign. Throughout the month of March, more than 170 eateries will participate in the largest statewide culinary...

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    A collective of the Hawai‘i’s most celebrated chefs and restaurants have committed to bring local ingredients to the center of the plate in support of the fourth annual Localicious Hawai‘i campaign. Throughout the month of March, more than 170 eateries will participate in the largest statewide culinary...

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  • Hawaiian Culture-based education is a key component of Hawaiians’ success

    Hawaiian Culture-based education is a key component of Hawaiians’ success

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 3:57 PM EDT2017-03-15 19:57:08 GMT

    As demonstrated in events and long-standing traditions like the Kamehameha Schools Song Contest, Hawaiian culture-based education can be found in mele (song), mo?olelo (stories) of our people, experiences and lands.  A strong Hawaiian identity is key to educational success.  A Hawaiian who is strong...

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    As demonstrated in events and long-standing traditions like the Kamehameha Schools Song Contest, Hawaiian culture-based education can be found in mele (song), mo?olelo (stories) of our people, experiences and lands.  A strong Hawaiian identity is key to educational success.  A Hawaiian who is strong...

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  • Department of Transportation to hold Community Symposium and Complete Streets Expo

    Department of Transportation to hold Community Symposium and Complete Streets Expo

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 3:52 PM EDT2017-03-15 19:52:11 GMT

    The City and County of Honolulu Department of Transportation Services will host a Community Symposium and Complete Streets expo this Wednesday, March 15, 2017 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The public is encouraged to attend the free event, which will be held at the Laniakea YWCA...

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    The City and County of Honolulu Department of Transportation Services will host a Community Symposium and Complete Streets expo this Wednesday, March 15, 2017 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The public is encouraged to attend the free event, which will be held at the Laniakea YWCA...

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  • Business Report: Oil and gas drilling in America

    Business Report: Oil and gas drilling in America

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 3:41 PM EDT2017-03-15 19:41:24 GMT

    OPEC production cuts drove oil prices up a, for awhile, but now they're lower again. What happened, while American oil and gas production rose, to make up a lot of the difference? Oil was discovered about a century ago in western Pennsylvania. Then gushers were found in California. Finally, Texas...

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    OPEC production cuts drove oil prices up a, for awhile, but now they're lower again. What happened, while American oil and gas production rose, to make up a lot of the difference? Oil was discovered about a century ago in western Pennsylvania. Then gushers were found in California. Finally, Texas...

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  • Facebook Free-for-All: Switching roles, Is Howard married?

    Facebook Free-for-All: Switching roles, Is Howard married?

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 4:06 PM EDT2017-03-14 20:06:04 GMT

    Every person on the Sunrise crew is essential to the show.  From the anchors in front of the camera, to the production crew behind the scenes, as well as all the producers in the newsroom, everybody has their role to play. But if Steve, Grace, Dan, Lacy, and Howard could trade places with anyone...

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    Every person on the Sunrise crew is essential to the show.  From the anchors in front of the camera, to the production crew behind the scenes, as well as all the producers in the newsroom, everybody has their role to play. But if Steve, Grace, Dan, Lacy, and Howard could trade places with anyone...

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  • One of TIME's 100 Most Influential People to guest teach and speaking at UH

    One of TIME's 100 Most Influential People to guest teach and speaking at UH

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 3:52 PM EDT2017-03-14 19:52:41 GMT

    Ai-jen Poo is the Spring 2017 Daniel and Maggie Inouye Distinguished Chair in Democratic Ideals, which brings significant public figures to Hawai?i to foster public discourse regarding democratic ideals and civic engagement. As part of her month-long term as the Inouye Distinguished Chair, Poo will be guest teaching...

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    Ai-jen Poo is the Spring 2017 Daniel and Maggie Inouye Distinguished Chair in Democratic Ideals, which brings significant public figures to Hawai?i to foster public discourse regarding democratic ideals and civic engagement. As part of her month-long term as the Inouye Distinguished Chair, Poo will be guest teaching...

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  • Chill out at Special Olympics Hawai‘i’s Polar Plunge

    Chill out at Special Olympics Hawai‘i’s Polar Plunge

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 3:41 PM EDT2017-03-14 19:41:08 GMT

    It’s no April Fool’s joke. Special Olympics Hawai’i’s popular Polar Plunge is returning for an eighth year on Saturday, April 1, 2017.  The event will take place at Waterfront Plaza on the lawn fronting Ala Moana Boulevard, beginning at 9 a.m. with plunging every hour until noon. Inspired by the popular...

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    It’s no April Fool’s joke. Special Olympics Hawai’i’s popular Polar Plunge is returning for an eighth year on Saturday, April 1, 2017.  The event will take place at Waterfront Plaza on the lawn fronting Ala Moana Boulevard, beginning at 9 a.m. with plunging every hour until noon. Inspired by the popular...

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  • Pearlridge Center to break ground on $33 million renovation

    Pearlridge Center to break ground on $33 million renovation

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 3:33 PM EDT2017-03-14 19:33:42 GMT

    On March 14, Pearlridge Center management, owners and tenants will officially celebrate its upcoming renovations with a construction blessing and groundbreaking.  In late January, Pearlridge Center announced a $33 million renovation that will refresh the interior and exterior of its Downtown complex...

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    On March 14, Pearlridge Center management, owners and tenants will officially celebrate its upcoming renovations with a construction blessing and groundbreaking.  In late January, Pearlridge Center announced a $33 million renovation that will refresh the interior and exterior of its Downtown complex...

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  • Business Report: What different guests want at a resort hotel

    Business Report: What different guests want at a resort hotel

    Tuesday, March 14 2017 3:25 PM EDT2017-03-14 19:25:33 GMT
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    There is a fascinating story in Travel Weekly magazine about the Outrigger resort in the Maldives. Let's start by reminding ourselves where the Maldives are.  A string of tiny islands makes its living catering to affluent guests from the Middle East, Russia, Europe and America. Most people have...

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    There is a fascinating story in Travel Weekly magazine about the Outrigger resort in the Maldives. Let's start by reminding ourselves where the Maldives are.  A string of tiny islands makes its living catering to affluent guests from the Middle East, Russia, Europe and America. Most people have...

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  • Smart Money Monday: Stop Wasting Money on Food

    Smart Money Monday: Stop Wasting Money on Food

    Monday, March 13 2017 10:45 PM EDT2017-03-14 02:45:22 GMT

    Welcome to SmartMoney Monday. Did you know that Americans waste up to 40% of the food they buy? Here to help us brainstorm ways to stop wasting so much food - and money

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    Welcome to SmartMoney Monday. Did you know that Americans waste up to 40% of the food they buy? Here to help us brainstorm ways to stop wasting so much food - and money

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  • 2017 Year-to-date Competitive Condo Market

    2017 Year-to-date Competitive Condo Market

    Monday, March 13 2017 4:19 PM EDT2017-03-13 20:19:49 GMT

    Home prices are soaring - but now some condo prices are outstripping homes.  Comparing 2017 vs. 2016, condos are outstripping single family homes in sales increase and price increase. Price ranges are under $500k and most are feeling the most pressure.  Even under $750k, demand is relatively...

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    Home prices are soaring - but now some condo prices are outstripping homes.  Comparing 2017 vs. 2016, condos are outstripping single family homes in sales increase and price increase. Price ranges are under $500k and most are feeling the most pressure.  Even under $750k, demand is relatively...

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  • Maunakea Scholars – Hawai‘i’s Future Astronomers

    Maunakea Scholars – Hawai‘i’s Future Astronomers

    Monday, March 13 2017 3:50 PM EDT2017-03-13 19:50:29 GMT

    If you had the unique chance to look through one of the world’s most powerful telescopes, what would you look at? Two lucky, ambitious students from Nanakuli High School and Kapolei High School have been invited to operate the world’s most advanced telescopes atop Maunakea, where they will...

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    If you had the unique chance to look through one of the world’s most powerful telescopes, what would you look at? Two lucky, ambitious students from Nanakuli High School and Kapolei High School have been invited to operate the world’s most advanced telescopes atop Maunakea, where they will...

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  • Uber launches on Kauai and Big Island

    Uber launches on Kauai and Big Island

    Monday, March 13 2017 3:42 PM EDT2017-03-13 19:42:07 GMT

    Over the weekend, Uber officially launched its service on the Island of Kauai – bringing new options for riders and drivers. Uber is the ride-sharing app that connects people...

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    Over the weekend, Uber officially launched its service on the Island of Kauai – bringing new options for riders and drivers. Uber is the ride-sharing app that connects people...

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  • Business Report: 3/13/17

    Business Report: 3/13/17

    Monday, March 13 2017 3:30 PM EDT2017-03-13 19:30:32 GMT

    A major development on the local restaurant scene: Paul Kosasa of ABC Stores is entering the restaurant business. He’s developing Duke’s Lane & Eatery on the ground floor of the new Hyatt Centric hotel, what used to be the Waikiki Trade Center. Restaurant options will be open there in June. Servco...

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    A major development on the local restaurant scene: Paul Kosasa of ABC Stores is entering the restaurant business. He’s developing Duke’s Lane & Eatery on the ground floor of the new Hyatt Centric hotel, what used to be the Waikiki Trade Center. Restaurant options will be open there in June. Servco...

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  • Cure Spring Break Boredom with St. Andrew’s Schools

    Cure Spring Break Boredom with St. Andrew’s Schools

    Friday, March 10 2017 3:59 PM EST2017-03-10 20:59:51 GMT

    St. Andrew’s Schools announces its first ever spring break camp from March 20-31. Open to students in grades K-8, this one of a kind camp will further St. Andrew’s Schools’ mission of elevating the knowledge of and appreciation for the unique culture of Hawai`i while encouraging students to think...

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    St. Andrew’s Schools announces its first ever spring break camp from March 20-31. Open to students in grades K-8, this one of a kind camp will further St. Andrew’s Schools’ mission of elevating the knowledge of and appreciation for the unique culture of Hawai`i while encouraging students to think...

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  • Mailani Hawaii Mentorship “Na Kiu o na lani” Concert

    Mailani Hawaii Mentorship “Na Kiu o na lani” Concert

    Friday, March 10 2017 3:54 PM EST2017-03-10 20:54:09 GMT

    Mailani Maka?ina?i, a multi Na Hoku Hanohano Award Winner, performing artist, owner and creator of newly founded Mailani Hawaii Mentorship.  Its a new beginning seeing myself as a mentor for Hawai?i?s talented musical youth with pursuits of carving a path in the music industry.  With now 21 years...

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    Mailani Maka?ina?i, a multi Na Hoku Hanohano Award Winner, performing artist, owner and creator of newly founded Mailani Hawaii Mentorship.  Its a new beginning seeing myself as a mentor for Hawai?i?s talented musical youth with pursuits of carving a path in the music industry.  With now 21 years...

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  • Raising home ownership levels in Hawaii

    Raising home ownership levels in Hawaii

    Friday, March 10 2017 3:44 PM EST2017-03-10 20:44:13 GMT

    Only 20% of Hawaii homeowners are 35 or younger, making Hawaii the lowest in the nation for young home owners.  The study evaluated the housing markets in all 50 states taking into consideration affordability, inventory levels, lending environment, and home ownership among 35-year-olds...

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    Only 20% of Hawaii homeowners are 35 or younger, making Hawaii the lowest in the nation for young home owners.  The study evaluated the housing markets in all 50 states taking into consideration affordability, inventory levels, lending environment, and home ownership among 35-year-olds...

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  • Coach Rolovich & Olympian Kevin Wong Explain Why "Hawaii Says No More"

    Coach Rolovich & Olympian Kevin Wong Explain Why "Hawaii Says No More"

    Friday, March 10 2017 3:36 PM EST2017-03-10 20:36:17 GMT

    Head Coach Nick Rolovich and former Olympian Kevin Wong lend their voice to the "Hawaii Says No More" cause. They say more men need to join the charge against domestic violence and sexual abuse...

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    Head Coach Nick Rolovich and former Olympian Kevin Wong lend their voice to the "Hawaii Says No More" cause. They say more men need to join the charge against domestic violence and sexual abuse...

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  • Business Report: 3/10/17

    Business Report: 3/10/17

    Friday, March 10 2017 3:33 PM EST2017-03-10 20:33:28 GMT

    Happening today – the Hawaii Venture Capital Association and Support startup Paradise hand out their entrepreneur and deal of the year awards, 11:30, State Capitol. Starting this weekend, Polynesian Cultural Center has three new food trucks – Sam Choy and Tita's Seafood and Poke – So Da Bomb...

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    Happening today – the Hawaii Venture Capital Association and Support startup Paradise hand out their entrepreneur and deal of the year awards, 11:30, State Capitol. Starting this weekend, Polynesian Cultural Center has three new food trucks – Sam Choy and Tita's Seafood and Poke – So Da Bomb...

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  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: 'O'o

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: 'O'o

    Friday, March 10 2017 3:27 PM EST2017-03-10 20:27:38 GMT

    The Hawaiian Word of the Day is 'o'o. ''O''o are type of bird, a honey creeper to be exact, endemic to Hawai''i. Characterized by by their nearly all black feathers, the ''o''o have tufts of yellow feathers under each wing, feathers which are extremely prized to feather workers. In older times, Hawaiians...

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    The Hawaiian Word of the Day is 'o'o. ''O''o are type of bird, a honey creeper to be exact, endemic to Hawai''i. Characterized by by their nearly all black feathers, the ''o''o have tufts of yellow feathers under each wing, feathers which are extremely prized to feather workers. In older times, Hawaiians...

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  • Coach Rolovich Talks Spring Ball & His 90's Hairdo

    Coach Rolovich Talks Spring Ball & His 90's Hairdo

    Friday, March 10 2017 3:19 PM EST2017-03-10 20:19:58 GMT

    UH Head Football Coach Nick Rolovich stopped by to talk about what he expects from his team during Spring Ball. He explained how his team has progressed. Numerous former players have visited practice including Chad Owens, Kealoha Pilares and Greg Salas...

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    UH Head Football Coach Nick Rolovich stopped by to talk about what he expects from his team during Spring Ball. He explained how his team has progressed. Numerous former players have visited practice including Chad Owens, Kealoha Pilares and Greg Salas...

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  • Pacific Rim Report: North Korea's missile launch

    Pacific Rim Report: North Korea's missile launch

    Thursday, March 9 2017 3:49 PM EST2017-03-09 20:49:54 GMT

    U.S Pacific Command in Hawaii has deployed the "first elements" of a ballistic missile defense system to South Korea. The action comes after North Korea launched multiple missiles over the weekend, in a provocative move that drew immediate condemnation. The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense...

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    U.S Pacific Command in Hawaii has deployed the "first elements" of a ballistic missile defense system to South Korea. The action comes after North Korea launched multiple missiles over the weekend, in a provocative move that drew immediate condemnation. The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense...

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  • John Cruz Performs on Sunrise

    John Cruz Performs on Sunrise

    Thursday, March 9 2017 3:28 PM EST2017-03-09 20:28:49 GMT

    John Cruz will be performing as part of the 3rd Annual Hongwanji Mission School Gala on Sat. March 18. Gala is a fundraiser for the school to provide support for the school’s Traditions Study Tour Program (Japan, East Coast, and Big Island), and for scholarships and grants...

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    John Cruz will be performing as part of the 3rd Annual Hongwanji Mission School Gala on Sat. March 18. Gala is a fundraiser for the school to provide support for the school’s Traditions Study Tour Program (Japan, East Coast, and Big Island), and for scholarships and grants...

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  • Big Island Veteran Selected 2017 Dole Caregiver Fellow

    Big Island Veteran Selected 2017 Dole Caregiver Fellow

    Thursday, March 9 2017 3:16 PM EST2017-03-09 20:16:32 GMT

    Jessica Root of Waikoloa, Hawaii had been caring for her longtime boyfriend, now fiancé Erich Brockmoeller. He is a Marine infantry veteran. A veteran herself, Jessica (Air force veteran)  provides physical and emotional support to Erich...

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    Jessica Root of Waikoloa, Hawaii had been caring for her longtime boyfriend, now fiancé Erich Brockmoeller. He is a Marine infantry veteran. A veteran herself, Jessica (Air force veteran)  provides physical and emotional support to Erich...

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  • Business Report: Health insurance - Who's insured, and how?

    Business Report: Health insurance - Who's insured, and how?

    Thursday, March 9 2017 3:11 PM EST2017-03-09 20:11:39 GMT

    This is a private sector analysis, based on figures from last year, but the proportions are still similar. Almost half – wedges 1, 2, 3, and 4, the green ones – are employer plans: large group, small group, government, and the military's TriCare. The orange wedges, 5, 6, and 7 – are Medicare. The maroon...

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    This is a private sector analysis, based on figures from last year, but the proportions are still similar. Almost half – wedges 1, 2, 3, and 4, the green ones – are employer plans: large group, small group, government, and the military's TriCare. The orange wedges, 5, 6, and 7 – are Medicare. The maroon...

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  • Geek Beat: Nintendo Switch, LG G6, Samsung Galaxy S8

    Geek Beat: Nintendo Switch, LG G6, Samsung Galaxy S8

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 3:13 PM EST2017-03-08 20:13:06 GMT

    Smartphones, tablets, computers, and gaming systems are always hot sellers in the tech toy department.  With new equipment constantly being introduced to consumers, it can be quite difficult, and expensive, to keep up with the latest trends only to find out that your newest gadget doesn't quite...

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    Smartphones, tablets, computers, and gaming systems are always hot sellers in the tech toy department.  With new equipment constantly being introduced to consumers, it can be quite difficult, and expensive, to keep up with the latest trends only to find out that your newest gadget doesn't quite...

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  • Inaugural edition of Honolulu Biennial announces additional artists, presentation sites, and partners

    Inaugural edition of Honolulu Biennial announces additional artists, presentation sites, and partners

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 3:01 PM EST2017-03-08 20:01:11 GMT

    In anticipation of its opening on March 8, the Honolulu Biennial Foundation (HBF) today announced two additional participating artists—Tokyo’s teamLab and Native Hawaiian artist and kupuna elder Al Lagunero—bringing the total number of participating artists to 33. The artist collaborative teamLab...

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    In anticipation of its opening on March 8, the Honolulu Biennial Foundation (HBF) today announced two additional participating artists—Tokyo’s teamLab and Native Hawaiian artist and kupuna elder Al Lagunero—bringing the total number of participating artists to 33. The artist collaborative teamLab...

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  • March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

    March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 3:00 PM EST2017-03-08 20:00:40 GMT

    March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal Cancer is the third most common cancer, based on new diagnoses each year. It is also the second most deadly cancer in both men and women. But it is easily cured if diagnosed early...

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    March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Colorectal Cancer is the third most common cancer, based on new diagnoses each year. It is also the second most deadly cancer in both men and women. But it is easily cured if diagnosed early...

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  • Hawai‘i Says NO MORE Week – Kini Zamora’s Fashion Show featuring the NO MORE Shirt at Bloomingdale’s Ala Moana

    Hawai‘i Says NO MORE Week – Kini Zamora’s Fashion Show featuring the NO MORE Shirt at Bloomingdale’s Ala Moana

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 2:55 PM EST2017-03-08 19:55:16 GMT
    Two years ago, the Joyful Heart Foundation joined 14 of Hawai‘i’s leading government and non-profit organizations to launch Hawai‘i Says NO MORE, a collaboration of individuals, programs, and organizations around Hawai?i who are taking action to increase awareness and visibility to prevent and end domestic violence and sexual assault. Since then, Hawai‘i Says NO MORE has raised awareness about this violence across the state and encouraged public discussions to...More >>
    Two years ago, the Joyful Heart Foundation joined 14 of Hawai‘i’s leading government and non-profit organizations to launch Hawai‘i Says NO MORE, a collaboration of individuals, programs, and organizations around Hawai?i who are taking action to increase awareness and visibility to prevent and end domestic violence and sexual assault. Since then, Hawai‘i Says NO MORE has raised awareness about this violence across the state and encouraged public discussions to...More >>
  • Kapi?olani Medical Center for Women & Children welcomes new hospital facility dog

    Kapi?olani Medical Center for Women & Children welcomes new hospital facility dog

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 2:48 PM EST2017-03-08 19:48:59 GMT

    It’s a girl! Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women & Children introduced the newest addition to its staff on Girls’ Day, March 3. Winnie, a one-year-old Labrador Retriever, was welcomed as Kapi‘olani’s new hospital facility dog and Chief Canine Officer by staff, patients and invited guests at a special introduction...

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    It’s a girl! Kapi‘olani Medical Center for Women & Children introduced the newest addition to its staff on Girls’ Day, March 3. Winnie, a one-year-old Labrador Retriever, was welcomed as Kapi‘olani’s new hospital facility dog and Chief Canine Officer by staff, patients and invited guests at a special introduction...

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  • Business Report: Where America has really big trade deficits

    Business Report: Where America has really big trade deficits

    Wednesday, March 8 2017 2:36 PM EST2017-03-08 19:36:53 GMT
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    Bloomberg News represents our trade deficits with various nations with circles. The bigger the circle, the bigger the trade imbalance in percentage terms. You may be surprised at which nations make the biggest circles. In relative terms, for example, Mexico is no big deal. That's partly because Mexican...

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    Bloomberg News represents our trade deficits with various nations with circles. The bigger the circle, the bigger the trade imbalance in percentage terms. You may be surprised at which nations make the biggest circles. In relative terms, for example, Mexico is no big deal. That's partly because Mexican...

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  • UH tech students gear up for 4th annual AT&T-UH Hackathon

    UH tech students gear up for 4th annual AT&T-UH Hackathon

    Tuesday, March 7 2017 4:24 PM EST2017-03-07 21:24:13 GMT

    University of Hawai?i (UH) students shined in the third annual AT&T UH Mobile Tech Hackathon, held this year at Sacred Hearts Academy. This event attracted an impressive 125 participants. Governor David Ige, a graduate of the UHs School of Engineering, made a repeat appearance as a judge...

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    University of Hawai?i (UH) students shined in the third annual AT&T UH Mobile Tech Hackathon, held this year at Sacred Hearts Academy. This event attracted an impressive 125 participants. Governor David Ige, a graduate of the UHs School of Engineering, made a repeat appearance as a judge...

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  • Hy's Steak House celebrates 40 years

    Hy's Steak House celebrates 40 years

    Tuesday, March 7 2017 2:51 PM EST2017-03-07 19:51:20 GMT

    For 40 years, Hy’s Steakhouse has been a celebrated fixture in Honolulu’s fine-dining scene. Hy’s offers an elegant, tranquil ambiance, top-notch customer service, and an all-around five-star experience.  USDA prime beef is aged and trimmed on site to create tender, flavorful steaks cooked over...

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    For 40 years, Hy’s Steakhouse has been a celebrated fixture in Honolulu’s fine-dining scene. Hy’s offers an elegant, tranquil ambiance, top-notch customer service, and an all-around five-star experience.  USDA prime beef is aged and trimmed on site to create tender, flavorful steaks cooked over...

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  • Joyful Heart Foundation and other organizations set to launch Hawai‘i Says No More week

    Joyful Heart Foundation and other organizations set to launch Hawai‘i Says No More week

    Tuesday, March 7 2017 2:45 PM EST2017-03-07 19:45:28 GMT

    Two years ago, the Joyful Heart Foundation joined 14 of Hawai‘i’s leading government and non-profit organizations to launch Hawai‘i Says NO MORE, a collaboration of individuals, programs, and organizations around Hawai?i who are taking action to increase awareness and visibility to prevent...

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    Two years ago, the Joyful Heart Foundation joined 14 of Hawai‘i’s leading government and non-profit organizations to launch Hawai‘i Says NO MORE, a collaboration of individuals, programs, and organizations around Hawai?i who are taking action to increase awareness and visibility to prevent...

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  • Business Report: What makes up the U.S. economy?

    Business Report: What makes up the U.S. economy?

    Tuesday, March 7 2017 2:36 PM EST2017-03-07 19:36:16 GMT

    The Commerce Department this morning reports a 10% spike in the U.S. trade deficit.  Apparently we bought a whole lot of goods manufactured in China. This seems like a good time to put the trade picture in perspective.  There are four main components of the American economy. GDP is gross domestic...

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    The Commerce Department this morning reports a 10% spike in the U.S. trade deficit.  Apparently we bought a whole lot of goods manufactured in China. This seems like a good time to put the trade picture in perspective.  There are four main components of the American economy. GDP is gross domestic...

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  • Royal Hawaiian celebrates 90th anniversary to help benefit ALS community in Hawaii

    Royal Hawaiian celebrates 90th anniversary to help benefit ALS community in Hawaii

    Monday, March 6 2017 3:58 PM EST2017-03-06 20:58:01 GMT

    Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, is a fatal, neurodegenerative disease that attacks nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. People with ALS lose their ability to move, speak, swallow and eventually the ability to breathe, while all five senses continue to function normally...

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    Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, is a fatal, neurodegenerative disease that attacks nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. People with ALS lose their ability to move, speak, swallow and eventually the ability to breathe, while all five senses continue to function normally...

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  • Hawaii women to receive awards at National Women’s History Month event

    Hawaii women to receive awards at National Women’s History Month event

    Monday, March 6 2017 3:52 PM EST2017-03-06 20:52:56 GMT

    In recognition of National Women’s History Month, Sisters Empowering Hawaii will present the Women Making History Crystal Award and the Hawaii Global Peace and Social Justice Award to six women who have made exceptional contributions to their communities and society. 

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    In recognition of National Women’s History Month, Sisters Empowering Hawaii will present the Women Making History Crystal Award and the Hawaii Global Peace and Social Justice Award to six women who have made exceptional contributions to their communities and society. 

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  • Sex trafficking of children in national spotlight on 'Hawaii Five-0'

    Sex trafficking of children in national spotlight on 'Hawaii Five-0'

    Monday, March 6 2017 3:50 PM EST2017-03-06 20:50:29 GMT

    Episode 719 Puka'ana of the CBS show Hawaii 5-0 brings the issue of sex trafficking in Hawaii into the national spotlight. Ho'ola Na Pua met with Hawaii 5-0 executive producers Peter Lenkov and Bryan Spicer in 2016 to share about the issue of child sex trafficking in Hawaii.

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    Episode 719 Puka'ana of the CBS show Hawaii 5-0 brings the issue of sex trafficking in Hawaii into the national spotlight. Ho'ola Na Pua met with Hawaii 5-0 executive producers Peter Lenkov and Bryan Spicer in 2016 to share about the issue of child sex trafficking in Hawaii.

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  • Thousands to step out to stop diabetes

    Thousands to step out to stop diabetes

    Monday, March 6 2017 3:47 PM EST2017-03-06 20:47:37 GMT

    On Saturday, March 18th head down to Queen Kapiolani Park for an exciting day of fun and fundraising in support of the 18th Annual Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes.  Approximately 3,000 people from corporate, family, and friend teams will be walking in support of finding a cure for diabetes. There will...

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    On Saturday, March 18th head down to Queen Kapiolani Park for an exciting day of fun and fundraising in support of the 18th Annual Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes.  Approximately 3,000 people from corporate, family, and friend teams will be walking in support of finding a cure for diabetes. There will...

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  • Red Cross Month to recognize everyday heroes

    Red Cross Month to recognize everyday heroes

    Monday, March 6 2017 3:46 PM EST2017-03-06 20:46:11 GMT

    For over 70 years, March has been designated as Red Cross Month to recognize how the American Red Cross helps people across the country and around the world.  “Hawaii has no shortage of everyday heroes,” said Coralie Chun Matayoshi, Hawaii Red Cross CEO.  “They are selfless Red Cross volunteers...

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    For over 70 years, March has been designated as Red Cross Month to recognize how the American Red Cross helps people across the country and around the world.  “Hawaii has no shortage of everyday heroes,” said Coralie Chun Matayoshi, Hawaii Red Cross CEO.  “They are selfless Red Cross volunteers...

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  • Ask the Mayor: Caldwell responds to complaints about proposed budget

    Ask the Mayor: Caldwell responds to complaints about proposed budget

    Monday, March 6 2017 3:44 PM EST2017-03-06 20:44:26 GMT

    Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell responded to viewers who are concerned about his plan to raise taxes and fees. One viewer emailed, "Please explain how you can justify your proposals when people can't even afford to buy a house." 

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    Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell responded to viewers who are concerned about his plan to raise taxes and fees. One viewer emailed, "Please explain how you can justify your proposals when people can't even afford to buy a house." 

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  • SmartMoney Monday: The money talk

    SmartMoney Monday: The money talk

    Monday, March 6 2017 3:40 PM EST2017-03-06 20:40:51 GMT

    It's never easy to talk with family members about financial matters. In fact, a recent survey found that 61% of Americans would rather discuss almost anything else. Having an open and honest conversation about money with loved one can be uncomfortable, but sometimes necessary...

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    It's never easy to talk with family members about financial matters. In fact, a recent survey found that 61% of Americans would rather discuss almost anything else. Having an open and honest conversation about money with loved one can be uncomfortable, but sometimes necessary...

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  • Business Report: 3/6/17

    Monday, March 6 2017 3:35 PM EST2017-03-06 20:35:17 GMT

    This is National Consumer Protection Week. The Department of Consumer Affairs has a free Consumer Education Fair, Wednesday, 10 a.m., courtyard of the King Kalakaua Building on Merchant Street. The East-West Center today hosts the fourth annual National Climate Assessment Town Hall...

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    This is National Consumer Protection Week. The Department of Consumer Affairs has a free Consumer Education Fair, Wednesday, 10 a.m., courtyard of the King Kalakaua Building on Merchant Street. The East-West Center today hosts the fourth annual National Climate Assessment Town Hall...

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  • Interview: Jennifer Lopez and Ray Liotta

    Interview: Jennifer Lopez and Ray Liotta

    Friday, March 3 2017 3:48 PM EST2017-03-03 20:48:35 GMT
    This morning we talked with Jennifer Lopez and Ray Liotta LIVE from New York; they are getting ready for Season 2 of "Shades of Blue" on NBC Television.   Season 2 debuts this Sunday night on Hawaii News Now - KHNL. Harlee Santos (Jennifer Lopez) is a charismatic single mother and resourceful detective at the heart of a tight-knit crew of Brooklyn detectives, led by enigmatic Lt. Matt Wozniak (Ray Liotta) who often leads the team to step outside the limitations of the...More >>
    This morning we talked with Jennifer Lopez and Ray Liotta LIVE from New York; they are getting ready for Season 2 of "Shades of Blue" on NBC Television.   Season 2 debuts this Sunday night on Hawaii News Now - KHNL. Harlee Santos (Jennifer Lopez) is a charismatic single mother and resourceful detective at the heart of a tight-knit crew of Brooklyn detectives, led by enigmatic Lt. Matt Wozniak (Ray Liotta) who often leads the team to step outside the limitations of the...More >>
  • Interview: Ke Kula Kaiapuni o Puohala Celebration

    Interview: Ke Kula Kaiapuni o Puohala Celebration

    Friday, March 3 2017 3:40 PM EST2017-03-03 20:40:11 GMT
    Ke Kula Kaiapuni `o Pu?ohala is having their annual celebration which is in their 25th year; Ke Kula Kaiapuni `o Pu?ohala is the 3rd Hawaiian Immersion School in the State, 1st on the Windward side, which started in 1990. It will include musical performances by their keiki and other groups, cultural activities such as makahiki games and ku`I `ai, local artisans and information booths, and of course, `ono Hawaiian food and snacks! This celebration helps to support our keiki with field ...More >>
    Ke Kula Kaiapuni `o Pu?ohala is having their annual celebration which is in their 25th year; Ke Kula Kaiapuni `o Pu?ohala is the 3rd Hawaiian Immersion School in the State, 1st on the Windward side, which started in 1990. It will include musical performances by their keiki and other groups, cultural activities such as makahiki games and ku`I `ai, local artisans and information booths, and of course, `ono Hawaiian food and snacks! This celebration helps to support our keiki with field ...More >>
  • Red Cross Heroes: Anthony Columbo

    Red Cross Heroes: Anthony Columbo

    Friday, March 3 2017 3:38 PM EST2017-03-03 20:38:49 GMT
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    Anthony Colombo has been a Red Cross volunteer serving the Big Island for almost 10 years, but it's not unusual for Colombo to take his wide range of skills on the road. "Currently I'm here deployed for sheltering but I may get moved to bulk distribution, that's my normal job, I do bulk distribution, logistics...

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    Anthony Colombo has been a Red Cross volunteer serving the Big Island for almost 10 years, but it's not unusual for Colombo to take his wide range of skills on the road. "Currently I'm here deployed for sheltering but I may get moved to bulk distribution, that's my normal job, I do bulk distribution, logistics...

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  • Honolulu Waldorf School celebrates 55th Anniversary with Merry Moon Festival

    Honolulu Waldorf School celebrates 55th Anniversary with Merry Moon Festival

    Friday, March 3 2017 3:28 PM EST2017-03-03 20:28:47 GMT

    The Honolulu Waldorf School was founded in 1961 teaching children from ages 2 to 18.  They will be celebrating their 55th Anniversary and are thrilled to present a new and highly anticipated fundraising event on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at their Niu Valley Campus. The Merry Moon Festival...

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    The Honolulu Waldorf School was founded in 1961 teaching children from ages 2 to 18.  They will be celebrating their 55th Anniversary and are thrilled to present a new and highly anticipated fundraising event on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at their Niu Valley Campus. The Merry Moon Festival...

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  • Kurt Suzuki Gets Tough for Trucker Dukes

    Kurt Suzuki Gets Tough for Trucker Dukes

    Friday, March 3 2017 3:27 PM EST2017-03-03 20:27:28 GMT

    Major league baseball star Kurt Suzuki is trying to help 3-year-old Trucker Dukes. Dukes is battling Neuroblastoma. Kurt wanted to do something special for him so he got a number of his colleagues to post pictures with their "tough" faces...

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    Major league baseball star Kurt Suzuki is trying to help 3-year-old Trucker Dukes. Dukes is battling Neuroblastoma. Kurt wanted to do something special for him so he got a number of his colleagues to post pictures with their "tough" faces...

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  • UHERO's economic forecast

    UHERO's economic forecast

    Friday, March 3 2017 3:19 PM EST2017-03-03 20:19:02 GMT

    The UH Economic Research Organization, still predicts a 9 million visitor year. But in its revised forecast Friday UHERO says there isn’t much capacity for additional growth in tourism. And while others have celebrated record visitor spending, UHERO’s Carl Bonham points out that in “real dollars...

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    The UH Economic Research Organization, still predicts a 9 million visitor year. But in its revised forecast Friday UHERO says there isn’t much capacity for additional growth in tourism. And while others have celebrated record visitor spending, UHERO’s Carl Bonham points out that in “real dollars...

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  • What's trending - US State Department, how not to coach kids and feeling Friday

    What's trending - US State Department, how not to coach kids and feeling Friday

    Friday, March 3 2017 3:15 PM EST2017-03-03 20:15:33 GMT

    In "What's Trending" today, Howard tells us about the magazine "The Atlantic". It takes an inside look at the State Department. Thousands of diplomats, analysts and aides at State’s "C" Street headquarters have nothing to do. President Trump fired almost the whole top management, emptying out the seventh floor. Construction workers have been rearranging senior offices behind tarps. The lobby is empty for a lack of meetings. 

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    In "What's Trending" today, Howard tells us about the magazine "The Atlantic". It takes an inside look at the State Department. Thousands of diplomats, analysts and aides at State’s "C" Street headquarters have nothing to do. President Trump fired almost the whole top management, emptying out the seventh floor. Construction workers have been rearranging senior offices behind tarps. The lobby is empty for a lack of meetings. 

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  • Business Report: 3/3/17

    Business Report: 3/3/17

    Friday, March 3 2017 3:15 PM EST2017-03-03 20:15:03 GMT

    Umamiya Shabu Shabu opens tonight - Bernadette and I enjoyed a preview last night - you cook thinly-sliced meats and tasty vegetable bites in hot sauce, boiling at your table. Owner Peter Kim also told us he's reopened the original location of Liliha Bakery. Pieology Pizzeria at Aina Haina Shopping...

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    Umamiya Shabu Shabu opens tonight - Bernadette and I enjoyed a preview last night - you cook thinly-sliced meats and tasty vegetable bites in hot sauce, boiling at your table. Owner Peter Kim also told us he's reopened the original location of Liliha Bakery. Pieology Pizzeria at Aina Haina Shopping...

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  • Interview: Hawaii Recording Artists Komakakino

    Thursday, March 2 2017 4:09 PM EST2017-03-02 21:09:50 GMT
    Komakakino is a Hawaiian music group that comes from the Hilo side of Hawaii Island; all are self taught musicians that have been playing together for about 3 years.  They have released their second album and it is on the preliminary ballot of the Na Hoku Hanohano Awards for this year. There are original compositions from Komakakakino and Kumu Hula Paul K. Neves from Halau Ha'a Kea o Kinohi. Copyright 2017 Hawaii News Now.  All Rights Reserved.   More >>
    Komakakino is a Hawaiian music group that comes from the Hilo side of Hawaii Island; all are self taught musicians that have been playing together for about 3 years.  They have released their second album and it is on the preliminary ballot of the Na Hoku Hanohano Awards for this year. There are original compositions from Komakakakino and Kumu Hula Paul K. Neves from Halau Ha'a Kea o Kinohi. Copyright 2017 Hawaii News Now.  All Rights Reserved.   More >>
  • Entertainment: Moonlight, Pirates of the Caribbean and Journey/Willie K.

    Entertainment: Moonlight, Pirates of the Caribbean and Journey/Willie K.

    Thursday, March 2 2017 3:53 PM EST2017-03-02 20:53:08 GMT
    Oscars best picture winner 'Moonlight' is heading back to the theaters this weekend... including several big screens in Hawaii.  Moonlight's distributor says about 15-hundred theaters will carry the film.  It was originally released to only 11-hundred theaters. New this morning:  the latest trailer for the upcoming Disney movie;  "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales".  Disney has also released graphics showing the next phase of gruesome...More >>
    Oscars best picture winner 'Moonlight' is heading back to the theaters this weekend... including several big screens in Hawaii.  Moonlight's distributor says about 15-hundred theaters will carry the film.  It was originally released to only 11-hundred theaters. New this morning:  the latest trailer for the upcoming Disney movie;  "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales".  Disney has also released graphics showing the next phase of gruesome...More >>
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