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  • 'Duke Kahanamoku: Hawaii’s Soul' showing as part of Waikiki Nights at Duke’s OceanFest

    'Duke Kahanamoku: Hawaii’s Soul' showing as part of Waikiki Nights at Duke’s OceanFest

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 9:06 PM EDT2017-08-24 01:06:55 GMT

    Duke’s OceanFest, Waikiki’s premier ocean sports festival, returns to honor the enduring legacy of the legendary Duke Paoa Kahanamoku, August 19-27. An Olympic champion, surfing pioneer and expert paddler, Duke Kahanamoku is fondly remembered as an accomplished waterman and ambassador...

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    Duke’s OceanFest, Waikiki’s premier ocean sports festival, returns to honor the enduring legacy of the legendary Duke Paoa Kahanamoku, August 19-27. An Olympic champion, surfing pioneer and expert paddler, Duke Kahanamoku is fondly remembered as an accomplished waterman and ambassador...

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  • Pauoa Elementary selected as finalist for State Farm Neighborhood Assist grant

    Pauoa Elementary selected as finalist for State Farm Neighborhood Assist grant

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 5:52 PM EDT2017-08-23 21:52:46 GMT

    In June 2017, Pauoa Elementary, along with the non-profit The Green House Hawaii, was given the opportunity to submit a cause to State Farm Neighborhood Assist Grant, a crowd-sourced, philanthropic program, to have a chance at receiving $25,000 for a new, STEM based after school program at their school...

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    In June 2017, Pauoa Elementary, along with the non-profit The Green House Hawaii, was given the opportunity to submit a cause to State Farm Neighborhood Assist Grant, a crowd-sourced, philanthropic program, to have a chance at receiving $25,000 for a new, STEM based after school program at their school...

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  • Geek Beat: Samsung's latest, Merge AR, LittleBits Code Kit

    Geek Beat: Samsung's latest, Merge AR, LittleBits Code Kit

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 4:40 PM EDT2017-08-23 20:40:55 GMT
    After the release and recall of the infamous Galaxy Note 7 smartphone last year, Samsung is back with their latest electronics.  Can the new Note 8 make up for lost revenue caused by the defective Note 7 model? Also in this week's Geek Beat, Burt Lum and Ryan Ozawa also take a look into the expanding market of augmented reality by reviewing the Merge cube. Copyright 2017. Hawaii News Now. All Rights Reserved. More >>
    After the release and recall of the infamous Galaxy Note 7 smartphone last year, Samsung is back with their latest electronics.  Can the new Note 8 make up for lost revenue caused by the defective Note 7 model? Also in this week's Geek Beat, Burt Lum and Ryan Ozawa also take a look into the expanding market of augmented reality by reviewing the Merge cube. Copyright 2017. Hawaii News Now. All Rights Reserved. More >>
  • Kidz For A Cause is kicking off its biggest-ever FUNraiser

    Kidz For A Cause is kicking off its biggest-ever FUNraiser

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 4:25 PM EDT2017-08-23 20:25:59 GMT

    It’s an open invitation for any kid who wants to help kids in need: Kidz For A Cause, an Oahu-based group of philanthropic students that’s raised over $420,000 for local charities benefiting kids, is launching its biggest FUNraiser yet—and they’re looking for new kids to join in.? ? If you haven’t heard of Kidz For A Cause...

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    It’s an open invitation for any kid who wants to help kids in need: Kidz For A Cause, an Oahu-based group of philanthropic students that’s raised over $420,000 for local charities benefiting kids, is launching its biggest FUNraiser yet—and they’re looking for new kids to join in.? ? If you haven’t heard of Kidz For A Cause...

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  • Grammy award winning group Take 6 performing in Hawaii

    Grammy award winning group Take 6 performing in Hawaii

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 4:18 PM EDT2017-08-23 20:18:51 GMT

    TAKE 6 is the most awarded a cappella group in history, with ten Grammy’s, ten Dove Awards (Gospel Music Awards), Best Jazz Vocal Group honors for seven consecutive years in Downbeat’s prestigious Reader’s and Critic’s Poll, a Soul Train Music Award, BRE (Black Radio Exclusive) Vocal Group of the Year...

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    TAKE 6 is the most awarded a cappella group in history, with ten Grammy’s, ten Dove Awards (Gospel Music Awards), Best Jazz Vocal Group honors for seven consecutive years in Downbeat’s prestigious Reader’s and Critic’s Poll, a Soul Train Music Award, BRE (Black Radio Exclusive) Vocal Group of the Year...

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  • Amazing Comic Con: 'Go For Broke' - From Comic Book to Movie: Hawaiian Style

    Amazing Comic Con: 'Go For Broke' - From Comic Book to Movie: Hawaiian Style

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 4:14 PM EDT2017-08-23 20:14:28 GMT

    The Amazing Hawaii Comic Con will be happening this weekend at The Hawaii Convention Center. One of the panel discussions will be about the locally made movie 'Go For Broke'.  'Go For Broke' is a Hawaii-based, non-commercial education film project funded in part by the State of Hawaii through...

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    The Amazing Hawaii Comic Con will be happening this weekend at The Hawaii Convention Center. One of the panel discussions will be about the locally made movie 'Go For Broke'.  'Go For Broke' is a Hawaii-based, non-commercial education film project funded in part by the State of Hawaii through...

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  • Billy V: Levato at Mayweather-McGregor, Superhero movie updates, Five-0's newest cast member

    Billy V: Levato at Mayweather-McGregor, Superhero movie updates, Five-0's newest cast member

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 3:43 PM EDT2017-08-23 19:43:51 GMT

    Big gig for Demi Lovato in Las Vegas this weekend. The "Sorry Not Sorry" singer will sing the National Anthem at the Mayweather Vs. McGregor Boxing Match on Saturday. SHOWTIME made the announcement yesterday. But Lovato is no stranger to singing the patriotic tune or the big crowds. Among the places...

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    Big gig for Demi Lovato in Las Vegas this weekend. The "Sorry Not Sorry" singer will sing the National Anthem at the Mayweather Vs. McGregor Boxing Match on Saturday. SHOWTIME made the announcement yesterday. But Lovato is no stranger to singing the patriotic tune or the big crowds. Among the places...

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  • Business Report: 8/23/17

    Business Report: 8/23/17

    Wednesday, August 23 2017 3:37 PM EDT2017-08-23 19:37:07 GMT

    Fine print from the spring auto sales report – Toyota is the top-selling auto brand in Hawaii with a 26% market share, double its share on the mainland. Ford and Chevrolet are second and third on the mainland but it's Honda and Nissan here, with 16% and 10%, respectively. Aloha Petroleum offers more details...

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    Fine print from the spring auto sales report – Toyota is the top-selling auto brand in Hawaii with a 26% market share, double its share on the mainland. Ford and Chevrolet are second and third on the mainland but it's Honda and Nissan here, with 16% and 10%, respectively. Aloha Petroleum offers more details...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Credit scores

    SmartMoney Monday: Credit scores

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 5:33 PM EDT2017-08-22 21:33:22 GMT
    In this edition of SmartMoney Monday, we speak with Summerset Lovette, market manager from Bank of Hawaii, who explains why having a good credit score is so vital.  Lovette says a credit score is really important because it's the number that financial institutions and lenders use to decide if you can qualify for a loan or it can determine what interest rate you'll be charged – for example, some institutions will charge a higher interest rate if you have a lower credit...More >>
    In this edition of SmartMoney Monday, we speak with Summerset Lovette, market manager from Bank of Hawaii, who explains why having a good credit score is so vital.  Lovette says a credit score is really important because it's the number that financial institutions and lenders use to decide if you can qualify for a loan or it can determine what interest rate you'll be charged – for example, some institutions will charge a higher interest rate if you have a lower credit...More >>
  • HHI is truly uniting the world of hip hop through dance

    HHI is truly uniting the world of hip hop through dance

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 5:10 PM EDT2017-08-22 21:10:08 GMT

    Founded in 2002 and based in Los Angeles, Hip Hop International is the producer of multiple live and televised street dance competitions that are the largest and most respected in the world.  Hip Hop International was created to focus attention on and foster an understanding of street dance. In 2002...

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    Founded in 2002 and based in Los Angeles, Hip Hop International is the producer of multiple live and televised street dance competitions that are the largest and most respected in the world.  Hip Hop International was created to focus attention on and foster an understanding of street dance. In 2002...

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  • Manaola to showcase exclusive collection at New York Fashion Week

    Manaola to showcase exclusive collection at New York Fashion Week

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 4:35 PM EDT2017-08-22 20:35:42 GMT
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    After just two years on the local fashion circuit, MANAOLA is pleased to announce it will debut an exclusive runway collection on the global fashion stage of New York Fashion Week 2017. Designer Manaola Yap is the first Native Hawaiian designer to present authentic Hawaiian culture at New York...

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    After just two years on the local fashion circuit, MANAOLA is pleased to announce it will debut an exclusive runway collection on the global fashion stage of New York Fashion Week 2017. Designer Manaola Yap is the first Native Hawaiian designer to present authentic Hawaiian culture at New York...

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  • Fighting gout with a Walk to Cure Arthritis

    Fighting gout with a Walk to Cure Arthritis

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 4:29 PM EDT2017-08-22 20:29:16 GMT

    Gout is a chronic, progressive inflammatory arthritic condition that is caused by too much uric acid in the bloodstream and impacts approximately 8.3 million Americans. For many people, gout can begin in the big toe and when left untreated, gout can lead to serious joint and tissue damage. When gout symptoms...

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    Gout is a chronic, progressive inflammatory arthritic condition that is caused by too much uric acid in the bloodstream and impacts approximately 8.3 million Americans. For many people, gout can begin in the big toe and when left untreated, gout can lead to serious joint and tissue damage. When gout symptoms...

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  • Billy V: Kapono announcement, Hoku Zuttermeister at MIH, Jason Mamoa and his family, Bonnie Tyler's 'Eclipse'

    Billy V: Kapono announcement, Hoku Zuttermeister at MIH, Jason Mamoa and his family, Bonnie Tyler's 'Eclipse'

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 4:18 PM EDT2017-08-22 20:18:28 GMT

    Hawaiian musician Henry Kapono posted this cryptic note on Facebook:  "BIG EXCITING NEWS to be Announced Tomorrow, Tues. Aug. 22, 2017!! Be sure to check back tomorrow.......Any guesses? I can tell you, Team Kapono is VERY excited about this news!! ;) Aloha ~ Alexx, Henry?s Aloha Ambassador...

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    Hawaiian musician Henry Kapono posted this cryptic note on Facebook:  "BIG EXCITING NEWS to be Announced Tomorrow, Tues. Aug. 22, 2017!! Be sure to check back tomorrow.......Any guesses? I can tell you, Team Kapono is VERY excited about this news!! ;) Aloha ~ Alexx, Henry?s Aloha Ambassador...

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  • Hawaii Annual Code Challenge (HACC) Gets Underway

    Hawaii Annual Code Challenge (HACC) Gets Underway

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 4:13 PM EDT2017-08-22 20:13:13 GMT

    Hundreds of computer programmers, software developers, and tech-minded innovators will take part in a four-week, hackathon-inspired competition.The 2017 Hawaii Annual Code Challenge (HACC) kicks off on Aug. 26...

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    Hundreds of computer programmers, software developers, and tech-minded innovators will take part in a four-week, hackathon-inspired competition.The 2017 Hawaii Annual Code Challenge (HACC) kicks off on Aug. 26...

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  • Business Report: Young Brothers' inter-island shipments

    Business Report: Young Brothers' inter-island shipments

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 4:09 PM EDT2017-08-22 20:09:10 GMT

    This is second quarter shipments between islands. This only shows inbound shipments, which tend to be more than double outbound shipments. CPEs, or container/platform equivalents Kahului 8,448 -4% Hilo 6,726 +9% Nawiliwili 5,052 -2% Kawaihae 3,964 -0.3% Kaunakakai 1,183 +3% Kaumalapau...

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    This is second quarter shipments between islands. This only shows inbound shipments, which tend to be more than double outbound shipments. CPEs, or container/platform equivalents Kahului 8,448 -4% Hilo 6,726 +9% Nawiliwili 5,052 -2% Kawaihae 3,964 -0.3% Kaunakakai 1,183 +3% Kaumalapau...

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  • Sunrise Shape Up: "HIT" Training

    Sunrise Shape Up: "HIT" Training

    Tuesday, August 22 2017 3:51 PM EDT2017-08-22 19:51:28 GMT

     I conveniently "forgot" my gym clothes. You won't have one though after today. We're talking about something called "HIT" Training, Bryan? Yes, HIT training is a buzz word in the industry now. It stands for High Intensity Training...

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     I conveniently "forgot" my gym clothes. You won't have one though after today. We're talking about something called "HIT" Training, Bryan? Yes, HIT training is a buzz word in the industry now. It stands for High Intensity Training...

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  • Trump Budget on Hawai‘i Nonprofits

    Trump Budget on Hawai‘i Nonprofits

    Monday, August 21 2017 4:04 PM EDT2017-08-21 20:04:45 GMT

    With proposed national budget cuts under the new presidential administration, there are looming concerns for Hawai‘i’s nonprofit organizations that could include loss of government funding in some mission areas. Some nonprofits and the services they provide are likely to take big hits to their budget...

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    With proposed national budget cuts under the new presidential administration, there are looming concerns for Hawai‘i’s nonprofit organizations that could include loss of government funding in some mission areas. Some nonprofits and the services they provide are likely to take big hits to their budget...

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  • Hawai‘i Agriculture Conference focuses on economic growth, supporting local farms, and sustaining the aina

    Hawai‘i Agriculture Conference focuses on economic growth, supporting local farms, and sustaining the aina

    Monday, August 21 2017 3:59 PM EDT2017-08-21 19:59:25 GMT

    More than 400 participants are expected to come together for the Hawai‘i Agriculture Conference (AG2017), the premier all-agriculture conference in the state. Hosted by the Agricultural Leadership Foundation of Hawai‘i (ALFH), AG2017 will take place at the Hawai‘i Convention Center from August 29-30, 2017...

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    More than 400 participants are expected to come together for the Hawai‘i Agriculture Conference (AG2017), the premier all-agriculture conference in the state. Hosted by the Agricultural Leadership Foundation of Hawai‘i (ALFH), AG2017 will take place at the Hawai‘i Convention Center from August 29-30, 2017...

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  • AccesSurf announces first-ever Surfing with the Stars Fundraiser

    AccesSurf announces first-ever Surfing with the Stars Fundraiser

    Monday, August 21 2017 3:51 PM EDT2017-08-21 19:51:35 GMT

    AccesSurf today announces the organization’s first-ever Surfing with the Stars fundraising event. Score a private surf session with prominent surfing, boxing and media figures. By donating to AccesSurf you’ll receive a ticket, entrants are eligible to win a one-on-one surf session, meet and greet including...

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    AccesSurf today announces the organization’s first-ever Surfing with the Stars fundraising event. Score a private surf session with prominent surfing, boxing and media figures. By donating to AccesSurf you’ll receive a ticket, entrants are eligible to win a one-on-one surf session, meet and greet including...

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  • Billy V: The Rock reacts to Charlottesville, Kuana's new music, Taylor Swift teases

    Billy V: The Rock reacts to Charlottesville, Kuana's new music, Taylor Swift teases

    Monday, August 21 2017 3:38 PM EDT2017-08-21 19:38:12 GMT

    Dwayne "The Rock Johnson" is getting serious and is sharing his thoughts on the violence in Charlottsville.  In a video he posted, Johnson says "To the two state troopers who lost their lives in Sharlotsville, Jake Cullen, and Berke Bates, civilian, Heather Heyer, my heart, prayers, strength go out to your families...

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    Dwayne "The Rock Johnson" is getting serious and is sharing his thoughts on the violence in Charlottsville.  In a video he posted, Johnson says "To the two state troopers who lost their lives in Sharlotsville, Jake Cullen, and Berke Bates, civilian, Heather Heyer, my heart, prayers, strength go out to your families...

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  • Business Report: 8/21/17

    Business Report: 8/21/17

    Monday, August 21 2017 3:31 PM EDT2017-08-21 19:31:30 GMT

    Stanford Carr is negotiating to take over a state housing project in Keahu-olu, above Kailua-Kona. The original developer, Forest City, is pulling out. Conversion to a real estate investment trust altered the economic dynamics of the project. American Girl, a premium doll brand by Mattel, wanted a Hawaii historical...

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    Stanford Carr is negotiating to take over a state housing project in Keahu-olu, above Kailua-Kona. The original developer, Forest City, is pulling out. Conversion to a real estate investment trust altered the economic dynamics of the project. American Girl, a premium doll brand by Mattel, wanted a Hawaii historical...

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  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Loea

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Loea

    Friday, August 18 2017 4:45 PM EDT2017-08-18 20:45:35 GMT

    The Hawaiian Word of the Day, "loea," can mean skill, ingenuity, cleverness. It also means an expert, ingenious and handy.

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    The Hawaiian Word of the Day, "loea," can mean skill, ingenuity, cleverness. It also means an expert, ingenious and handy.

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  • Louie Anderson performing at Blue Note Hawaii

    Louie Anderson performing at Blue Note Hawaii

    Friday, August 18 2017 4:34 PM EDT2017-08-18 20:34:57 GMT

    Iconic comedian Louie Anderson, the three-time Emmy Award® winner, is one of the country’s most recognized and adored comics; named by Comedy Central as “One of 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comedians of All Time.” His career has spanned more than 30 years. He is a best-selling author, star of his own...

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    Iconic comedian Louie Anderson, the three-time Emmy Award® winner, is one of the country’s most recognized and adored comics; named by Comedy Central as “One of 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comedians of All Time.” His career has spanned more than 30 years. He is a best-selling author, star of his own...

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  • Sunrise Summer Concert Series: Hoku Zuttermeister

    Sunrise Summer Concert Series: Hoku Zuttermeister

    Friday, August 18 2017 4:25 PM EDT2017-08-18 20:25:47 GMT

    Our Summer Concert Series continues with Na Hoku Hanohano Awards winner Hoku Zuttermeister. His latest CD is Ku'u Pua Sakura. He calls Kane'ohe home...

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    Our Summer Concert Series continues with Na Hoku Hanohano Awards winner Hoku Zuttermeister. His latest CD is Ku'u Pua Sakura. He calls Kane'ohe home...

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  • Watching the solar eclipse safely

    Watching the solar eclipse safely

    Friday, August 18 2017 4:10 PM EDT2017-08-18 20:10:17 GMT

    We're just days away from the first Total solar eclipse in the US in almost 3-decades. The celestial spectacle will darken the skies Monday, and though we won't see it as a total eclipse here in Hawaii - it can still be dangerous for your eyes without protection. The Director of Bishop Museum's Visitor experience...

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    We're just days away from the first Total solar eclipse in the US in almost 3-decades. The celestial spectacle will darken the skies Monday, and though we won't see it as a total eclipse here in Hawaii - it can still be dangerous for your eyes without protection. The Director of Bishop Museum's Visitor experience...

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  • Billy V: Mele & Mo'olelo A Kanilea Intimate Concert Series,2017 Slack Key Jam 4, Obi-Wan movie, Princess Di

    Billy V: Mele & Mo'olelo A Kanilea Intimate Concert Series,2017 Slack Key Jam 4, Obi-Wan movie, Princess Di

    Friday, August 18 2017 3:57 PM EDT2017-08-18 19:57:00 GMT

    The Mele & Mo'olelo A Kanilea Intimate Concert Series happens in Kane'ohe. They've had some wonderful performances there recently with Jerry Santos and Uncle Willie K. The next one coming up features Pomaika'i Lyman on August 30th Doors open at 6:00 pm with music starting at 6:30 pm. Limited seating...

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    The Mele & Mo'olelo A Kanilea Intimate Concert Series happens in Kane'ohe. They've had some wonderful performances there recently with Jerry Santos and Uncle Willie K. The next one coming up features Pomaika'i Lyman on August 30th Doors open at 6:00 pm with music starting at 6:30 pm. Limited seating...

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  • Business Report: July unemployment rates in Hawaii - by island

    Business Report: July unemployment rates in Hawaii - by island

    Friday, August 18 2017 3:50 PM EDT2017-08-18 19:50:03 GMT
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    Statewide unemployment fell another tenth in July, to a seasonally adjusted 2.7%. Without seasonal adjustment the rate was 2.5%. Either way it’s down from month-before and year-before.   JULY JOBLESS RATES Without seasonal adjustment (Year-ago rates in parenthesis) Kauai 2.4% (3.2%) Honolulu 2.3%...

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    Statewide unemployment fell another tenth in July, to a seasonally adjusted 2.7%. Without seasonal adjustment the rate was 2.5%. Either way it’s down from month-before and year-before.   JULY JOBLESS RATES Without seasonal adjustment (Year-ago rates in parenthesis) Kauai 2.4% (3.2%) Honolulu 2.3%...

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  • Climate Change in Hawaii: Chip Fletcher interview on Sunrise

    Climate Change in Hawaii: Chip Fletcher interview on Sunrise

    Thursday, August 17 2017 4:58 PM EDT2017-08-17 20:58:11 GMT

    A new round of king tides is heading to the islands this week once again this summer. 

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    A new round of king tides is heading to the islands this week once again this summer. 

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  • Inaugural Oral Cancer Foundation Walk/Fun Run in Honolulu

    Inaugural Oral Cancer Foundation Walk/Fun Run in Honolulu

    Thursday, August 17 2017 3:54 PM EDT2017-08-17 19:54:40 GMT

    Plans are underway for the Oral Cancer Foundation’s first walk/fun run to raise awareness for the disease and raise monies for life-saving research. Scheduled to take place Sunday, August 20, at Ala Moana Beach Park, the first-ever event will honor local patients and survivors of oral cancer. Pre-registration...

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    Plans are underway for the Oral Cancer Foundation’s first walk/fun run to raise awareness for the disease and raise monies for life-saving research. Scheduled to take place Sunday, August 20, at Ala Moana Beach Park, the first-ever event will honor local patients and survivors of oral cancer. Pre-registration...

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  • Senator Brian Schatz Explains "This Is Not My President" Comment

    Senator Brian Schatz Explains "This Is Not My President" Comment

    Thursday, August 17 2017 3:53 PM EDT2017-08-17 19:53:53 GMT

    Senator Brian Schatz was outraged by what happened in Charlottesville, Virginia. But he was also upset with how President Trump handled the situation. He tweeted "This is not my President." Today Schatz joined us on Sunrise...

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    Senator Brian Schatz was outraged by what happened in Charlottesville, Virginia. But he was also upset with how President Trump handled the situation. He tweeted "This is not my President." Today Schatz joined us on Sunrise...

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  • Na Hoku award-winning group Keauhou and a chef’s chili challenge headline 2017 Made in Hawaii Festival

    Na Hoku award-winning group Keauhou and a chef’s chili challenge headline 2017 Made in Hawaii Festival

    Thursday, August 17 2017 3:46 PM EDT2017-08-17 19:46:53 GMT

    When the doors open at the 23rd Annual Made in Hawaii Festival this August, festival-goers will find more than 400 booths showcasing the products, craftsmanship and creativity of artisans, entrepreneurs, family businesses and manufacturers from around the 50th State. Produced by the Hawaii Food Industry Association...

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    When the doors open at the 23rd Annual Made in Hawaii Festival this August, festival-goers will find more than 400 booths showcasing the products, craftsmanship and creativity of artisans, entrepreneurs, family businesses and manufacturers from around the 50th State. Produced by the Hawaii Food Industry Association...

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  • International Market Place celebrates one-year anniversary with month-long festivities

    International Market Place celebrates one-year anniversary with month-long festivities

    Thursday, August 17 2017 3:40 PM EDT2017-08-17 19:40:43 GMT

    In 1957, a legendary gathering place unlike any other in Hawai‘i was established in the heart of Waikiki – International Market Place. The iconic destination attracted visitors from all over the world who shopped, dined and experienced memorable performances by legendary entertainers like Don Ho...

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    In 1957, a legendary gathering place unlike any other in Hawai‘i was established in the heart of Waikiki – International Market Place. The iconic destination attracted visitors from all over the world who shopped, dined and experienced memorable performances by legendary entertainers like Don Ho...

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  • Billy V: Na Leo's new album, Remembering Don Ho, Thor in Japan

    Billy V: Na Leo's new album, Remembering Don Ho, Thor in Japan

    Thursday, August 17 2017 3:29 PM EDT2017-08-17 19:29:49 GMT

    Get ready for a new release from Angela, Nalani and Lehua!  From the Na Leo Pilimehna Facebook page they post: "Back in the saddle and working on our next CD!! It always feels so comfortable when we're together!" Henry Kapono posted on his Facebook page - "Don Ho's wife, Haumea, dancing...

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    Get ready for a new release from Angela, Nalani and Lehua!  From the Na Leo Pilimehna Facebook page they post: "Back in the saddle and working on our next CD!! It always feels so comfortable when we're together!" Henry Kapono posted on his Facebook page - "Don Ho's wife, Haumea, dancing...

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  • Business Report: The so-called debt crisis

    Business Report: The so-called debt crisis

    Thursday, August 17 2017 3:23 PM EDT2017-08-17 19:23:16 GMT

    American consumer debt is at a record high. But not compared to consumer income. A headline in the Washington Post reports this and adds, "Haven't we learned?" Well, the answer is, actually, yes, we have learned. Debt as a percentage of GDP is only 67%, down from 87% in 2009. Hawaii has...

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    American consumer debt is at a record high. But not compared to consumer income. A headline in the Washington Post reports this and adds, "Haven't we learned?" Well, the answer is, actually, yes, we have learned. Debt as a percentage of GDP is only 67%, down from 87% in 2009. Hawaii has...

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  • Kupuna Achievers: Roy Yamashiroya

    Kupuna Achievers: Roy Yamashiroya

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 5:38 PM EDT2017-08-16 21:38:28 GMT

    A hobby can be much more than a hobby when it stems from your heart. 

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    A hobby can be much more than a hobby when it stems from your heart.

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  • Dream Expert: Redoing the wrong decisions of the past

    Dream Expert: Redoing the wrong decisions of the past

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 5:25 PM EDT2017-08-16 21:25:23 GMT

    For most people, dreams usually give a glimpse into the future .  But there are other dreams where the past becomes the focus of the matter.  In this week's edition of dream interpretations, Dream Expert Paul Unkrur, Ph.D., looks into dreams regarding the wrong decisions we have made in life and dreams...

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    For most people, dreams usually give a glimpse into the future .  But there are other dreams where the past becomes the focus of the matter.  In this week's edition of dream interpretations, Dream Expert Paul Unkrur, Ph.D., looks into dreams regarding the wrong decisions we have made in life and dreams...

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  • Alzheimer's walk in Hawaii to help fight against the disease

    Alzheimer's walk in Hawaii to help fight against the disease

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 5:24 PM EDT2017-08-16 21:24:16 GMT

    The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting our community to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s. There are 5 Walks will take place within the state: August 12th  at Kapa’a Soccer Park in Kauai, September 2nd at Magic Island in Honolulu...

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    The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting our community to join the fight to end Alzheimer’s by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s. There are 5 Walks will take place within the state: August 12th  at Kapa’a Soccer Park in Kauai, September 2nd at Magic Island in Honolulu...

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  • Honolulu singer-songwriter Evan Khay set to release debut album

    Honolulu singer-songwriter Evan Khay set to release debut album

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 5:17 PM EDT2017-08-16 21:17:09 GMT

    Honolulu-born singer-songwriter, Evan Khay,  is set to release his debut album Retrograde on Tuesday, August 8, 2017. 

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    Honolulu-born singer-songwriter, Evan Khay,  is set to release his debut album Retrograde on Tuesday, August 8, 2017. 

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  • Thousands flock to Graceland for Elvis Week

    Thousands flock to Graceland for Elvis Week

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 5:12 PM EDT2017-08-16 21:12:34 GMT

    This Wednesday, August 16th,  marks the 40th anniversary of Elvis' death and fans around the world will be paying their respects to the singer - who became known as The King of Rock and Roll. Since Presley's death, devotees of the swivel-hipped, smooth talking performer who was born into poverty...

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    This Wednesday, August 16th,  marks the 40th anniversary of Elvis' death and fans around the world will be paying their respects to the singer - who became known as The King of Rock and Roll. Since Presley's death, devotees of the swivel-hipped, smooth talking performer who was born into poverty...

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  • Business Report: The recent Korean crisis

    Business Report: The recent Korean crisis

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 5:11 PM EDT2017-08-16 21:11:10 GMT

    The Korean crisis – over or not – was pretty scary for Guam, the purported target. And the talk on Guam is, maybe it's time we became an actual state. One person, one vote, is so fundamental an American principal that no American is ever entirely comfortable with the idea that U.S. territories that don't...

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    The Korean crisis – over or not – was pretty scary for Guam, the purported target. And the talk on Guam is, maybe it's time we became an actual state. One person, one vote, is so fundamental an American principal that no American is ever entirely comfortable with the idea that U.S. territories that don't...

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  • Facebook Free For All: What was your most memorable moment or memorable person in your life?

    Facebook Free For All: What was your most memorable moment or memorable person in your life?

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 4:31 PM EDT2017-08-15 20:31:07 GMT

    For most people, there is usually at least one moment in their lifetime that will stick with them forever.  Marrying your love, the birth of your child, or achieving your dreams call all be memorable moments that stick with you forever. In today's Facebook Free For All, the Sunrise gang reminisce about...

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    For most people, there is usually at least one moment in their lifetime that will stick with them forever.  Marrying your love, the birth of your child, or achieving your dreams call all be memorable moments that stick with you forever. In today's Facebook Free For All, the Sunrise gang reminisce about...

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  • Healthy Baby Contest now open for registration

    Healthy Baby Contest now open for registration

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 4:23 PM EDT2017-08-15 20:23:13 GMT

    The 2017 Healthy Baby Contest is now open for registration. This family event is coordinated by the Honolulu Chinese Jaycees and has been an island tradition since 1953.  Keiki between 12 to 30 months old (born between April 01, 2015 and October 01, 2016) are eligible to compete for the title of Hawaii’s...

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    The 2017 Healthy Baby Contest is now open for registration. This family event is coordinated by the Honolulu Chinese Jaycees and has been an island tradition since 1953.  Keiki between 12 to 30 months old (born between April 01, 2015 and October 01, 2016) are eligible to compete for the title of Hawaii’s...

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  • Eduardo Bolioli's art opening in Greenroom Gallery Waikiki

    Eduardo Bolioli's art opening in Greenroom Gallery Waikiki

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 4:15 PM EDT2017-08-15 20:15:37 GMT

    Eduardo Bolioli is the first artist to use posca markers on surfboard designs, and a recent book on art by a writer in France credits him with influencing a generation. He has been in Hawaii since the 1970s and has incredible stories about meeting Andy Warhol and other famed artists, as well as the top surfers...

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    Eduardo Bolioli is the first artist to use posca markers on surfboard designs, and a recent book on art by a writer in France credits him with influencing a generation. He has been in Hawaii since the 1970s and has incredible stories about meeting Andy Warhol and other famed artists, as well as the top surfers...

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  • Vet on Set: Summer heat and how if affects our pets

    Vet on Set: Summer heat and how if affects our pets

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 4:00 PM EDT2017-08-15 20:00:54 GMT

    Recently, warmer weather temperatures have been hitting record highs.  As the summer progresses, we can only expect them to get higher. Prolonged exposure to the heat can not only result in heatstroke, exhaustion and sunburn in humans, but can affect our pets as well.  They can also be prone...

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    Recently, warmer weather temperatures have been hitting record highs.  As the summer progresses, we can only expect them to get higher. Prolonged exposure to the heat can not only result in heatstroke, exhaustion and sunburn in humans, but can affect our pets as well.  They can also be prone...

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  • Senator Hirono Talks North Korea, Health Care and Trump's Response to Charlottesville

    Senator Hirono Talks North Korea, Health Care and Trump's Response to Charlottesville

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 3:57 PM EDT2017-08-15 19:57:27 GMT

    Senator Mazie Hirono joined us this morning to talk about a number of issues including the threat from North Korea and health care. She also said President Trump should not have needed to be prompted or encouraged to call out the white supremacists and the KKK.

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    Senator Mazie Hirono joined us this morning to talk about a number of issues including the threat from North Korea and health care. She also said President Trump should not have needed to be prompted or encouraged to call out the white supremacists and the KKK.

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  • Billy V: Fallon on Charlottesville, Cyril Pahinui update, Kapena in Waikiki, Grace goes Gaga

    Billy V: Fallon on Charlottesville, Cyril Pahinui update, Kapena in Waikiki, Grace goes Gaga

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 3:42 PM EDT2017-08-15 19:42:41 GMT

    Comedian Jimmy Fallon is usually cracking jokes. But he got serious Monday night speaking from the heart about the deadly violence in Charlottesville. Appearing to hold back tears, he called The President's delayed reaction a tragedy; and wondered how he would explain racism to his young daughters...

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    Comedian Jimmy Fallon is usually cracking jokes. But he got serious Monday night speaking from the heart about the deadly violence in Charlottesville. Appearing to hold back tears, he called The President's delayed reaction a tragedy; and wondered how he would explain racism to his young daughters...

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  • Business Report: Tipping - by state

    Business Report: Tipping - by state

    Tuesday, August 15 2017 3:35 PM EDT2017-08-15 19:35:03 GMT

    You may have heard about a federal report that calculates the role of tips in total income in restaurants. It depends on the job. Perhaps we didn't all know how much tips count for, if you're waiting tables or serving drinks. Some wait persons share tips with people in the back.  That's okay if it's voluntary...

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    You may have heard about a federal report that calculates the role of tips in total income in restaurants. It depends on the job. Perhaps we didn't all know how much tips count for, if you're waiting tables or serving drinks. Some wait persons share tips with people in the back.  That's okay if it's voluntary...

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  • Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii hosts Monster Mash Bowl for Kids' Sake

    Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawaii hosts Monster Mash Bowl for Kids' Sake

    Monday, August 14 2017 4:42 PM EDT2017-08-14 20:42:17 GMT

    Please join Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawai‘i at the Monster Mash Bowl for Kids’ Sake presented by Alternate Energy at Aiea Bowl on Saturday, September 9th and 16th. We guarantee you and your employees will have a wicked good time at this year’s Halloween-themed fundraising event! It only takes...

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    Please join Big Brothers Big Sisters Hawai‘i at the Monster Mash Bowl for Kids’ Sake presented by Alternate Energy at Aiea Bowl on Saturday, September 9th and 16th. We guarantee you and your employees will have a wicked good time at this year’s Halloween-themed fundraising event! It only takes...

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  • Apo voices support for TMT

    Apo voices support for TMT

    Monday, August 14 2017 4:23 PM EDT2017-08-14 20:23:17 GMT

    The Thirty Meter Telescope that is planned to be built on top of Mauna Kea on the Island of Hawaii has been at the heart of a heated debate within the native Hawaiian community. While there are many that have voiced their concerns and disapproval, there is also what seems to be a silent majority in favor of the new telescope...

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    The Thirty Meter Telescope that is planned to be built on top of Mauna Kea on the Island of Hawaii has been at the heart of a heated debate within the native Hawaiian community. While there are many that have voiced their concerns and disapproval, there is also what seems to be a silent majority in favor of the new telescope...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Banking on the go

    SmartMoney Monday: Banking on the go

    Monday, August 14 2017 4:11 PM EDT2017-08-14 20:11:16 GMT

    These days, people are always on the go. From work to taking the kids everywhere to grocery shopping, life just doesn't stand still anymore.  We've all heard about mobile banking from your phone, but you don't have to be a tech geek to use mobile banking. In fact, mobile banking is really easy for anyone...

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    These days, people are always on the go. From work to taking the kids everywhere to grocery shopping, life just doesn't stand still anymore.  We've all heard about mobile banking from your phone, but you don't have to be a tech geek to use mobile banking. In fact, mobile banking is really easy for anyone...

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  • Irie Love was 'Made in the Islands'

    Irie Love was 'Made in the Islands'

    Monday, August 14 2017 3:58 PM EDT2017-08-14 19:58:39 GMT

    Irie Love is out with a new single called "Made in the Islands" The song talks about her being a proud island girl.  It is also a collaboration with Hinano’s new clothing lines...

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    Irie Love is out with a new single called "Made in the Islands" The song talks about her being a proud island girl.  It is also a collaboration with Hinano’s new clothing lines...

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  • Billy V: Hawaii Five-0 Season 8 tease, Don Ho statue unveiled, The Rock's cover up, Hillary Duff on Lanai

    Billy V: Hawaii Five-0 Season 8 tease, Don Ho statue unveiled, The Rock's cover up, Hillary Duff on Lanai

    Monday, August 14 2017 3:44 PM EDT2017-08-14 19:44:08 GMT

    Hawaii Five O executive producer Peter Lenkov is giving little teasers on Instagram, ahead of next month's new season.  We see H50's favorite British agent, Harry Langford, played by Chris Vance, is back. In a clip where there is the usual McG-Danno bromance, Harry Langford says something that catches...

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    Hawaii Five O executive producer Peter Lenkov is giving little teasers on Instagram, ahead of next month's new season.  We see H50's favorite British agent, Harry Langford, played by Chris Vance, is back. In a clip where there is the usual McG-Danno bromance, Harry Langford says something that catches...

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  • Business Report: We all may be helping Kim Jong-Un without even knowing it

    Business Report: We all may be helping Kim Jong-Un without even knowing it

    Monday, August 14 2017 3:36 PM EDT2017-08-14 19:36:15 GMT

    North Korea's biggest export by monetary value is coal, which is used by China. But second biggest, $752 million last year, a quarter of all North Korean exports – is clothing.  And you could be wearing it. Chinese traders buy clothes that say "Made in China" but are really made in North Korea. Reuters...

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    North Korea's biggest export by monetary value is coal, which is used by China. But second biggest, $752 million last year, a quarter of all North Korean exports – is clothing.  And you could be wearing it. Chinese traders buy clothes that say "Made in China" but are really made in North Korea. Reuters...

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  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Onipaa

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Onipaa

    Saturday, August 12 2017 7:26 PM EDT2017-08-12 23:26:42 GMT

    Aloha ?Aina ho?i kakou, our Hawaiian word of the day is ?Onipa?a. The word ?Onipa?a can be split between the words "?oni" which means to shake or shift and "pa?a" which means affixed or set solid. When combined the word ?Onipa?a means steadfast, set solid and immovable. Like the ?Opihi on the rocks...

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    Aloha ?Aina ho?i kakou, our Hawaiian word of the day is ?Onipa?a. The word ?Onipa?a can be split between the words "?oni" which means to shake or shift and "pa?a" which means affixed or set solid. When combined the word ?Onipa?a means steadfast, set solid and immovable. Like the ?Opihi on the rocks...

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  • "We just laughed the whole time" - Robert Cazimero after previewing the Brothers Cazimero special

    "We just laughed the whole time" - Robert Cazimero after previewing the Brothers Cazimero special

    Friday, August 11 2017 4:21 PM EDT2017-08-11 20:21:09 GMT

    They're beloved in the contemporary Hawaiian music world. Billy V described the Brothers Cazimero's songs as "the soundtrack of our lives." He sat down with Robert Cazimero on Sunrise on Hawaii News Now. Robert and his brother Roland have been playing together since the 1970's. Wikipedia says as a duo, they have won 25 Na Hoku Hanohano awards.  

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    They're beloved in the contemporary Hawaiian music world. Billy V described the Brothers Cazimero's songs as "the soundtrack of our lives." He sat down with Robert Cazimero on Sunrise on Hawaii News Now. Robert and his brother Roland have been playing together since the 1970's. Wikipedia says as a duo, they have won 25 Na Hoku Hanohano awards.  

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  • 3 generations of Keawe ohana to perform at Papakolea Pa'ina

    3 generations of Keawe ohana to perform at Papakolea Pa'ina

    Friday, August 11 2017 4:11 PM EDT2017-08-11 20:11:04 GMT

    The Second Annual Papakolea Pa’ina, themed E Nana I Ke Kumu, is a community gathering honoring our kupuna and celebrating community resiliency on Saturday, August 12, 2017, from 10 am to 3 pm, at the Papakolea Community Park.  Tickets are priced at $35 per adult ticket...

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    The Second Annual Papakolea Pa’ina, themed E Nana I Ke Kumu, is a community gathering honoring our kupuna and celebrating community resiliency on Saturday, August 12, 2017, from 10 am to 3 pm, at the Papakolea Community Park.  Tickets are priced at $35 per adult ticket...

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  • Hawaiian Mission Houses presents James Grant Benton’s 'Twelf Nite O Wateva!'

    Hawaiian Mission Houses presents James Grant Benton’s 'Twelf Nite O Wateva!'

    Friday, August 11 2017 4:06 PM EDT2017-08-11 20:06:20 GMT

    Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives has cast its summer production and rehearsals are underway for Twelf Nite O Wateva! the popular pidgin version of Shakespeare’s romantic comedy by James Grant Benton. The play runs for three weekends on August 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, and 26...

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    Hawaiian Mission Houses Historic Site and Archives has cast its summer production and rehearsals are underway for Twelf Nite O Wateva! the popular pidgin version of Shakespeare’s romantic comedy by James Grant Benton. The play runs for three weekends on August 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, and 26...

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  • "Food Evolution” explores the controversy surrounding GMOs

    "Food Evolution” explores the controversy surrounding GMOs

    Friday, August 11 2017 3:56 PM EDT2017-08-11 19:56:43 GMT

    GMO-produced foods have recently been part of a very contentious, polarized debate. The recently-released film “Food Evolution” explores the controversy surrounding GMOs and food. Traveling from Hawaiian papaya groves, to banana farms in Uganda to the cornfields of Iowa, the film, narrated...

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    GMO-produced foods have recently been part of a very contentious, polarized debate. The recently-released film “Food Evolution” explores the controversy surrounding GMOs and food. Traveling from Hawaiian papaya groves, to banana farms in Uganda to the cornfields of Iowa, the film, narrated...

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  • Trending: Trump's tough talk, John Legend on Sesame Street, Channing Tatum dances it out

    Trending: Trump's tough talk, John Legend on Sesame Street, Channing Tatum dances it out

    Friday, August 11 2017 3:51 PM EDT2017-08-11 19:51:51 GMT

    In what's trending, Howard Dicus reminded us that the recent tough talk from President Trump is not that new. Earlier this week, he threatened that North Korea would see "fire and fury" should the rogue nation attack us. DefenseNews.com reminds us he's also engaged specifically in nuclear bluster before. In December, he said, "we must greatly strengthen and expand our nuclear capability." 

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    In what's trending, Howard Dicus reminded us that the recent tough talk from President Trump is not that new. Earlier this week, he threatened that North Korea would see "fire and fury" should the rogue nation attack us. DefenseNews.com reminds us he's also engaged specifically in nuclear bluster before. In December, he said, "we must greatly strengthen and expand our nuclear capability." 

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  • Billy V: Taylor Swift trial, SNL's Weekend Update, Justin and Jimmy's bromance, Mark Keali'iho'omalu' new project, Brothers Cazimero special

    Billy V: Taylor Swift trial, SNL's Weekend Update, Justin and Jimmy's bromance, Mark Keali'iho'omalu' new project, Brothers Cazimero special

    Friday, August 11 2017 3:50 PM EDT2017-08-11 19:50:16 GMT

    We've been telling you about the Taylor Swift Case in which a former radio DJ allegedly groped her before a concert in 2013. Swift says former radio host David Mueller's inappropriate touching was "intentional." On the witness stand yesterday, she described it as quote "horrifying and shocking"; however...

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    We've been telling you about the Taylor Swift Case in which a former radio DJ allegedly groped her before a concert in 2013. Swift says former radio host David Mueller's inappropriate touching was "intentional." On the witness stand yesterday, she described it as quote "horrifying and shocking"; however...

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  • Jason Mraz to headline concert on Big Island

    Jason Mraz to headline concert on Big Island

    Friday, August 11 2017 3:50 PM EDT2017-08-11 19:50:12 GMT

    Singer-songwriter Jason Mraz will be headlining the closing night concert at the Hawaii Songwriting Festival on the Big Island in September. 

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    Singer-songwriter Jason Mraz will be headlining the closing night concert at the Hawaii Songwriting Festival on the Big Island in September. 

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  • Business Report: The richest people in history

    Business Report: The richest people in history

    Friday, August 11 2017 3:38 PM EDT2017-08-11 19:38:37 GMT

    Before looking into this, I would have told you that one of the richest men in history was John Jacob Astor. He made his fortune in the fur trade in the early 1800s. But it turns out he was worth only $600 million in today's dollars. Bill Gates is worth $90 billion. Let's look at some guys who could buy and sell...

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    Before looking into this, I would have told you that one of the richest men in history was John Jacob Astor. He made his fortune in the fur trade in the early 1800s. But it turns out he was worth only $600 million in today's dollars. Bill Gates is worth $90 billion. Let's look at some guys who could buy and sell...

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  • Hawaii International Music Festival announces 2nd annual season

    Hawaii International Music Festival announces 2nd annual season

    Thursday, August 10 2017 4:57 PM EDT2017-08-10 20:57:58 GMT

    The Hawaii International Music Festival (HIMF) announces its second annual season, “Thrill of the Senses,” with daily performances between August 10 - 17, 2017. 

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    The Hawaii International Music Festival (HIMF) announces its second annual season, “Thrill of the Senses,” with daily performances between August 10 - 17, 2017. 

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  • Locations' Scott Higashi gives market update, looks at condos

    Locations' Scott Higashi gives market update, looks at condos

    Thursday, August 10 2017 4:52 PM EDT2017-08-10 20:52:19 GMT

    There were record-breaking median prices for condos in July, at $425,000 in July, beating out the previous record of $419,500 from last April. Condo prices are expected to continue to rise through the end of the year.  Days On Market—another important indicator of demand—were again at near-record lows...

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    There were record-breaking median prices for condos in July, at $425,000 in July, beating out the previous record of $419,500 from last April. Condo prices are expected to continue to rise through the end of the year.  Days On Market—another important indicator of demand—were again at near-record lows...

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  • US Rep. Colleen Hanabusa addresses North Korea threat, health care bill

    US Rep. Colleen Hanabusa addresses North Korea threat, health care bill

    Thursday, August 10 2017 4:50 PM EDT2017-08-10 20:50:19 GMT

    Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa is in town while Congress is on recess. 

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    Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa is in town while Congress is on recess. 

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  • Billy V: Kumu Hula Denise Ramento, Taylor Swift takes stand in court, The Boss on Broadway

    Billy V: Kumu Hula Denise Ramento, Taylor Swift takes stand in court, The Boss on Broadway

    Thursday, August 10 2017 4:48 PM EDT2017-08-10 20:48:59 GMT

    We have learned that another well known Kumu Hula has passed away.  Kumu Hula Denise Ramento of Halau Hula O Kauhionamauna of Waipahu has died 2 days ago. 

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    We have learned that another well known Kumu Hula has passed away.  Kumu Hula Denise Ramento of Halau Hula O Kauhionamauna of Waipahu has died 2 days ago. 

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  • Business Report: The great American income gap

    Business Report: The great American income gap

    Thursday, August 10 2017 4:48 PM EDT2017-08-10 20:48:13 GMT

    The New York Times published an op-ed piece called, "Our Broken Economy, in One Simple Chart."  

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    The New York Times published an op-ed piece called, "Our Broken Economy, in One Simple Chart." 

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  • Geek Beat: Tesla 3, Altino Robot Cars, The return of Pokemon GO

    Geek Beat: Tesla 3, Altino Robot Cars, The return of Pokemon GO

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 4:22 PM EDT2017-08-09 20:22:48 GMT
    Image: Hawaii News NowImage: Hawaii News Now

    Since the announcement of the Tesla 3, pre-order sales of the electric car have been soaring.  Although many of the first orders have opted out of getting the new vehicle, Tesla has recouped those sales by adding an average of 1800 pre-sale orders per day. Not quite as big as the Tesla 3, but just as impressive...

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    Since the announcement of the Tesla 3, pre-order sales of the electric car have been soaring.  Although many of the first orders have opted out of getting the new vehicle, Tesla has recouped those sales by adding an average of 1800 pre-sale orders per day. Not quite as big as the Tesla 3, but just as impressive...

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  • Relations between N. Korea and the U.S. becoming increasingly tense

    Relations between N. Korea and the U.S. becoming increasingly tense

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 4:09 PM EDT2017-08-09 20:09:38 GMT

    Big developments between North Korea and the U.S. in the last 24 hours. First, U-S intelligence claimed that the regime had a miniaturized nuclear weapon, but had not tested its capabilities. Then, President Trump came out with some strong words Hours after President Trump's comments, North Korea...

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    Big developments between North Korea and the U.S. in the last 24 hours. First, U-S intelligence claimed that the regime had a miniaturized nuclear weapon, but had not tested its capabilities. Then, President Trump came out with some strong words Hours after President Trump's comments, North Korea...

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  • Comedian Steve Byrne performing at Blue Note Hawaii

    Comedian Steve Byrne performing at Blue Note Hawaii

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 4:00 PM EDT2017-08-09 20:00:17 GMT

    Steve Byrne has risen through the ranks of the comedy world to become one of the industry’s most innovative and sought-after performers. He has evolved throughout the years into an extremely versatile entertainer that delivers on a day-to-day basis. Hailing from Pittsburgh, PA, Steve Byrne was born...

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    Steve Byrne has risen through the ranks of the comedy world to become one of the industry’s most innovative and sought-after performers. He has evolved throughout the years into an extremely versatile entertainer that delivers on a day-to-day basis. Hailing from Pittsburgh, PA, Steve Byrne was born...

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  • Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Hawai‘i Airline & airport update

    Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Hawai‘i Airline & airport update

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 3:54 PM EDT2017-08-09 19:54:38 GMT

    PATA Hawaii is pleased to again present its annual update with the State Department of Transportation-Airports and two airline carriers that are important stakeholders in both our domestic and inter island markets.  The State of Hawaii - Department of Transportation, Airports Division will share the latest updates...

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    PATA Hawaii is pleased to again present its annual update with the State Department of Transportation-Airports and two airline carriers that are important stakeholders in both our domestic and inter island markets.  The State of Hawaii - Department of Transportation, Airports Division will share the latest updates...

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  • Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival helping to educate and raise awareness of the LGBT community

    Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival helping to educate and raise awareness of the LGBT community

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 3:46 PM EDT2017-08-09 19:46:35 GMT

    The Honolulu Gay & Lesbian Cultural Foundation (HGLCF) is honored to produce the 28th Annual “Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival presented by Bank of Hawaii”, at the Doris Duke Theatre, August 10 - 19, 2017. There will also be a celebrity-hosted pool party fundraiser for HGLCF on August 20 in Waikiki...

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    The Honolulu Gay & Lesbian Cultural Foundation (HGLCF) is honored to produce the 28th Annual “Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival presented by Bank of Hawaii”, at the Doris Duke Theatre, August 10 - 19, 2017. There will also be a celebrity-hosted pool party fundraiser for HGLCF on August 20 in Waikiki...

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  • Billy V: 'World of Dance' crowns $1 million champions

    Billy V: 'World of Dance' crowns $1 million champions

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 3:31 PM EDT2017-08-09 19:31:01 GMT

    NBC's new hit show 'World of Dance' just crowned its first winner. Brothers Laurent Nicolas Bourgeois and Larry Nicolas Bourgeois make up the team of Les Twins...

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    NBC's new hit show 'World of Dance' just crowned its first winner. Brothers Laurent Nicolas Bourgeois and Larry Nicolas Bourgeois make up the team of Les Twins...

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  • Business Report: Big companies that are private

    Business Report: Big companies that are private

    Wednesday, August 9 2017 3:15 PM EDT2017-08-09 19:15:43 GMT

    Forbes says 225 private-held companies collectively take in annual revenue of $1.57 trillion and they have 4.7 million employees. We'll look at the eight largest. Cargill would rank bigger than AT&T if it were a public company. Cargill alone supplies a quarter of U.S. grain exports and a fifth of domestic...

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    Forbes says 225 private-held companies collectively take in annual revenue of $1.57 trillion and they have 4.7 million employees. We'll look at the eight largest. Cargill would rank bigger than AT&T if it were a public company. Cargill alone supplies a quarter of U.S. grain exports and a fifth of domestic...

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  • Annual Korean Festival set for this weekend

    Annual Korean Festival set for this weekend

    Tuesday, August 8 2017 4:55 PM EDT2017-08-08 20:55:15 GMT

    Since Korean-born chef Hyun Kim opened her second restaurant in Chinatown in July 2016, people have started talking about her onolicious Korean Food. Her first restaurant opened in Kaimuki in 2013 and was featured in several Japanese travel magazines and guidebooks. 

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    Since Korean-born chef Hyun Kim opened her second restaurant in Chinatown in July 2016, people have started talking about her onolicious Korean Food. Her first restaurant opened in Kaimuki in 2013 and was featured in several Japanese travel magazines and guidebooks.

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  • Scam Jams teach consumers to fight fraud

    Scam Jams teach consumers to fight fraud

    Tuesday, August 8 2017 4:51 PM EDT2017-08-08 20:51:14 GMT

    When it comes to scams, knowledge is power. Con artists are finding new ways to take your money, so consumers need to keep up with the latest scams and learn how to protect yourself and your family. 

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    When it comes to scams, knowledge is power. Con artists are finding new ways to take your money, so consumers need to keep up with the latest scams and learn how to protect yourself and your family. 

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  • Community invited to join the fight for a world without breast cancer

    Community invited to join the fight for a world without breast cancer

    Tuesday, August 8 2017 4:48 PM EDT2017-08-08 20:48:33 GMT

    The American Cancer Society will host a Making Strides Against Breast Cancer kickoff rally from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at the American Cancer Society located at 2370 Nuuanu Avenue, Honolulu, HI  96817 to share details about its upcoming community walk. 

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    The American Cancer Society will host a Making Strides Against Breast Cancer kickoff rally from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at the American Cancer Society located at 2370 Nuuanu Avenue, Honolulu, HI  96817 to share details about its upcoming community walk. 

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  • Billy V: Chris and Anna separate, Jason Momoa talks GOT, Daniel Dae Kim opens up about Five-0, Back To School pics

    Billy V: Chris and Anna separate, Jason Momoa talks GOT, Daniel Dae Kim opens up about Five-0, Back To School pics

    Tuesday, August 8 2017 3:54 PM EDT2017-08-08 19:54:53 GMT

    Chris Pratt, who was just in Hawaii filming the sequel to 'Jurassic World', has announced he and his wife are legally separating. Pratt says he and Anna Faris tried to stay together, but it's not working out. He's asking for privacy going forward. The actor and his wife have a son together, Jack who turns five...

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    Chris Pratt, who was just in Hawaii filming the sequel to 'Jurassic World', has announced he and his wife are legally separating. Pratt says he and Anna Faris tried to stay together, but it's not working out. He's asking for privacy going forward. The actor and his wife have a son together, Jack who turns five...

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  • Business Report: Websites that reach particular audiences

    Business Report: Websites that reach particular audiences

    Tuesday, August 8 2017 3:41 PM EDT2017-08-08 19:41:48 GMT
    Image: Hawaii News NowImage: Hawaii News Now

    Market research shows some websites are really good at reaching certain people. These are excerpted from much longer lists - including sites you may never have heard of.  Ignoring those, these charts have singled out sites you probably do know. Several websites reach 90% women. And several...

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    Market research shows some websites are really good at reaching certain people. These are excerpted from much longer lists - including sites you may never have heard of.  Ignoring those, these charts have singled out sites you probably do know. Several websites reach 90% women. And several...

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  • 'The President Will See You Now' offers fresh insight into life of Ronald Reagan

    'The President Will See You Now' offers fresh insight into life of Ronald Reagan

    Tuesday, August 8 2017 3:30 PM EDT2017-08-08 19:30:06 GMT

    Memoirs of presidencies typically focus on what it’s like to work at the White House, but a new book called “The President Will See You Now” offers fresh insight into former President Ronald Reagan’s life after his presidency. 

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    Memoirs of presidencies typically focus on what it’s like to work at the White House, but a new book called “The President Will See You Now” offers fresh insight into former President Ronald Reagan’s life after his presidency. 

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  • Sunrise On The Road: Campbell High School

    Sunrise On The Road: Campbell High School

    Monday, August 7 2017 2:51 PM EDT2017-08-07 18:51:23 GMT
    Today and over the next few weeks, thousands of students will be returning to school.  At James Campbell High School, the state's largest high school, incoming Freshmen will have an opportunity to be introduced into their new schools without the overwhelming distractions that may come with attending a new school. Copyright 2017. Hawaii News Now. All Rights Reserved. More >>
    Today and over the next few weeks, thousands of students will be returning to school.  At James Campbell High School, the state's largest high school, incoming Freshmen will have an opportunity to be introduced into their new schools without the overwhelming distractions that may come with attending a new school. Copyright 2017. Hawaii News Now. All Rights Reserved. More >>
  • Silent Disco at the Battleship Missouri Memorial

    Silent Disco at the Battleship Missouri Memorial

    Monday, August 7 2017 2:19 PM EDT2017-08-07 18:19:03 GMT
    Get ready to cap off your summer of fun during the first-ever Silent Disco at the Battleship Missouri Memorial on Friday, August 11 from 6-9 PM. Silent Disco aboard the Mighty Mo is a fresh, new approach to pau hana partying, where beats are transmitted live over channels mixed by different DJs, synched onto specialized wireless headsets. Attendees can dance together to the same music or change to a completely different playlist at the flip of a switch. Silent Disco is an 18+ party a...More >>
    Get ready to cap off your summer of fun during the first-ever Silent Disco at the Battleship Missouri Memorial on Friday, August 11 from 6-9 PM. Silent Disco aboard the Mighty Mo is a fresh, new approach to pau hana partying, where beats are transmitted live over channels mixed by different DJs, synched onto specialized wireless headsets. Attendees can dance together to the same music or change to a completely different playlist at the flip of a switch. Silent Disco is an 18+ party a...More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Getting financially organized

    SmartMoney Monday: Getting financially organized

    Monday, August 7 2017 2:09 PM EDT2017-08-07 18:09:37 GMT
    There's so much paperwork involved in getting financially organized. Where do you even get started? One way to reduce all that financial paperwork is to reduce the paper itself – by using digital files and statements. By switching from paper statements to digital ones, you can organize everything more easily and search for specific items faster and more easily. So, lose the paperwork by losing the paper. By having everything accessible digitally, it makes it easier and very sec...More >>
    There's so much paperwork involved in getting financially organized. Where do you even get started? One way to reduce all that financial paperwork is to reduce the paper itself – by using digital files and statements. By switching from paper statements to digital ones, you can organize everything more easily and search for specific items faster and more easily. So, lose the paperwork by losing the paper. By having everything accessible digitally, it makes it easier and very sec...More >>
  • New DOE Superintendent lays out priorities for new school year

    New DOE Superintendent lays out priorities for new school year

    Monday, August 7 2017 1:59 PM EDT2017-08-07 17:59:35 GMT

    As thousands of students head back to school in the next few weeks, they will be faced with a number of problems that may hinder their education. Shortages with teachers and school bus drivers, cooling down sweltering classrooms, and raising test scores are just a few of the challenges that the new DOE Superintendent, Christina Kishimoto, faces in her new position. Copyright 2017. Hawaii News Now. All Rights Reserved.

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    As thousands of students head back to school in the next few weeks, they will be faced with a number of problems that may hinder their education. Shortages with teachers and school bus drivers, cooling down sweltering classrooms, and raising test scores are just a few of the challenges that the new DOE Superintendent, Christina Kishimoto, faces in her new position. Copyright 2017. Hawaii News Now. All Rights Reserved.

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  • Business Report: Does Donald Trump affect the stock market?

    Business Report: Does Donald Trump affect the stock market?

    Monday, August 7 2017 1:37 PM EDT2017-08-07 17:37:49 GMT

    The Dow has 30 component stocks and every stock is its own story. We saw that last week when Apple soared, other stocks fell, so the Dow barely moved. And Trump? His main effect has been his promises to do stuff that could affect profits. A chart by Bloomberg News separates stocks into two camps...

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    The Dow has 30 component stocks and every stock is its own story. We saw that last week when Apple soared, other stocks fell, so the Dow barely moved. And Trump? His main effect has been his promises to do stuff that could affect profits. A chart by Bloomberg News separates stocks into two camps...

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  • Lucky Strike Social celebrates grand opening at Ala Moana Center

    Lucky Strike Social celebrates grand opening at Ala Moana Center

    Friday, August 4 2017 5:35 PM EDT2017-08-04 21:35:57 GMT

    Lucky Strike Entertainment is thrilled to announce the opening of the first Lucky Strike Social in Hawaii, bringing together exceptional chef-driven food, state-of-the-art electronic gaming, craft beverages, the original Lucky Strike lanes and a live performance club in one fully immersive venue.

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    Lucky Strike Entertainment is thrilled to announce the opening of the first Lucky Strike Social in Hawaii, bringing together exceptional chef-driven food, state-of-the-art electronic gaming, craft beverages, the original Lucky Strike lanes and a live performance club in one fully immersive venue. 

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  • Upcoming Jack Johnson shows to benefit Kokua Hawaii Foundation

    Upcoming Jack Johnson shows to benefit Kokua Hawaii Foundation

    Friday, August 4 2017 5:35 PM EDT2017-08-04 21:35:18 GMT

    Kokua Hawaii Foundation Co-Founder Jack Johnson will be playing two hometown shows, August 4th and August 5th at the Waikiki Shell in Honolulu. All proceeds from the shows will benefit the Kokua Hawaii Foundation to support environmental education in Hawaii schools and communities...

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    Kokua Hawaii Foundation Co-Founder Jack Johnson will be playing two hometown shows, August 4th and August 5th at the Waikiki Shell in Honolulu. All proceeds from the shows will benefit the Kokua Hawaii Foundation to support environmental education in Hawaii schools and communities...

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  • Na Hoku Hanohano award finalist Izik returns to the Doris Duke Theatre

    Na Hoku Hanohano award finalist Izik returns to the Doris Duke Theatre

    Friday, August 4 2017 5:30 PM EDT2017-08-04 21:30:58 GMT

    Na Hoku Hanohano Award Finalist, Izik, returns to the Doris Duke Stage for one night only to celebrate music and art. 

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    Na Hoku Hanohano Award Finalist, Izik, returns to the Doris Duke Stage for one night only to celebrate music and art.

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  • What's Trending: Mame and Riku, baby binkie fight and getting hosed

    What's Trending: Mame and Riku, baby binkie fight and getting hosed

    Friday, August 4 2017 5:29 PM EDT2017-08-04 21:29:56 GMT

    For what's trending today, Grace wants you to meet Mame and Riku. Mame is a 1-year-old cutie who lives in Japan with 4 giant poodles. 

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    For what's trending today, Grace wants you to meet Mame and Riku. Mame is a 1-year-old cutie who lives in Japan with 4 giant poodles. 

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  • Red Cross Hawaii, Department of Parks and Recreation looking for lifeguards

    Red Cross Hawaii, Department of Parks and Recreation looking for lifeguards

    Friday, August 4 2017 5:28 PM EDT2017-08-04 21:28:43 GMT

    For the past 100 years, the Red Cross has been helping millions of kids, teens and adults learn how to swim and become lifeguards and instructor, so the water can be a safe place for everyone.  The American Red Cross created the first national water safety program in the US- and today it’s still the gold standard...

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    For the past 100 years, the Red Cross has been helping millions of kids, teens and adults learn how to swim and become lifeguards and instructor, so the water can be a safe place for everyone.  The American Red Cross created the first national water safety program in the US- and today it’s still the gold standard...

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  • Billy V: Regina Belle performing at Blue Note Hawaii

    Billy V: Regina Belle performing at Blue Note Hawaii

    Friday, August 4 2017 5:22 PM EDT2017-08-04 21:22:17 GMT

    Regina Belle is an American singer-songwriter from Englewood, New Jersey. At a young age she began performing at Englewood's Mount Calvary Baptist Church and was introduced to the Manhattans by New York radio DJ Vaughn Harper and began working as their opening act. 

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    Regina Belle is an American singer-songwriter from Englewood, New Jersey. At a young age she began performing at Englewood's Mount Calvary Baptist Church and was introduced to the Manhattans by New York radio DJ Vaughn Harper and began working as their opening act. 

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  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Kealaikahiki

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Kealaikahiki

    Friday, August 4 2017 5:21 PM EDT2017-08-04 21:21:17 GMT

    The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Kealaikahiki. The word Kealaikahiki is actually an entire phrase which means "the path to Tahiti." 

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    The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Kealaikahiki. The word Kealaikahiki is actually an entire phrase which means "the path to Tahiti." 

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  • DTRIC Insurance celebrates 25th anniversary

    DTRIC Insurance celebrates 25th anniversary

    Thursday, August 3 2017 4:56 PM EDT2017-08-03 20:56:22 GMT

    This year, DTRIC Insurance Co. celebrates its 25th anniversary of doing business in Hawaii. 

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    This year, DTRIC Insurance Co. celebrates its 25th anniversary of doing business in Hawaii. 

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  • Beat-lele: An ukulele tribute to the Beatles

    Beat-lele: An ukulele tribute to the Beatles

    Thursday, August 3 2017 4:55 PM EDT2017-08-03 20:55:31 GMT

    Sonny, Nolet, Alastar & Dennis are 4 Beatle-loving musicians who formed a Beatles tribute band in 2009 called “Day In The Life”, with each one taking on the respective roles of “John”, “Paul”, “George” and “Ringo."

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    Sonny, Nolet, Alastar & Dennis are 4 Beatle-loving musicians who formed a Beatles tribute band in 2009 called “Day In The Life”, with each one taking on the respective roles of “John”, “Paul”, “George” and “Ringo."

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  • Billy V: Napua Greig's 'Makawalu', Jack Johnson, Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park

    Billy V: Napua Greig's 'Makawalu', Jack Johnson, Daniel Dae Kim and Grace Park

    Thursday, August 3 2017 4:53 PM EDT2017-08-03 20:53:58 GMT

    Napua Greig is  the Kumu Hula of Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka that calls Kula, Maui home. 

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    Napua Greig is  the Kumu Hula of Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka that calls Kula, Maui home. 

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  • Business Report: How people get their health insurance

    Business Report: How people get their health insurance

    Thursday, August 3 2017 4:52 PM EDT2017-08-03 20:52:04 GMT

    The Visual Capitalist did this excellent chart. Each person represents 1 million Americans.

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    The Visual Capitalist did this excellent chart. Each person represents 1 million Americans. 

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  • Henry Kapono to open for America

    Henry Kapono to open for America

    Wednesday, August 2 2017 4:15 PM EDT2017-08-02 20:15:41 GMT

    If you wanna catch Henry Kapono playing music he's gonna be in concert with the group, "America" this Saturday at the Blaisdell, and Sunday on Maui. This is not the first time he has stepped on stage with them.  Previously, Cecilio and Kapono played with America, Peter Frampton, Santana...

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    If you wanna catch Henry Kapono playing music he's gonna be in concert with the group, "America" this Saturday at the Blaisdell, and Sunday on Maui. This is not the first time he has stepped on stage with them.  Previously, Cecilio and Kapono played with America, Peter Frampton, Santana...

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  • Kupuna Achievers: Terri Madden

    Wednesday, August 2 2017 4:06 PM EDT2017-08-02 20:06:47 GMT

    It's never too late to pursue your dreams. Terri Madden's theater is unique.   It is community-centric -- creating opportunities for others across the islands to share stories that focus on Hawaii's diverse population. The grandmother of six hopes it enriches others  in both her family and community...

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    It's never too late to pursue your dreams. Terri Madden's theater is unique.   It is community-centric -- creating opportunities for others across the islands to share stories that focus on Hawaii's diverse population. The grandmother of six hopes it enriches others  in both her family and community...

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  • HONOLULU Family Fun Run and Best of Honolulu Festival

    HONOLULU Family Fun Run and Best of Honolulu Festival

    Wednesday, August 2 2017 3:58 PM EDT2017-08-02 19:58:22 GMT

    Start the day with the HONOLULU Family Fun Run, presented by Kaiser Permanente, this Saturday Aug. 5, 2017 at Honolulu Hale. This festive event runs from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. and encourages families to get out and move while raising money for the schools of their choice. Keiki ages 3 to 10 years old can...

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    Start the day with the HONOLULU Family Fun Run, presented by Kaiser Permanente, this Saturday Aug. 5, 2017 at Honolulu Hale. This festive event runs from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. and encourages families to get out and move while raising money for the schools of their choice. Keiki ages 3 to 10 years old can...

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  • Kitchen Creations: Makaweli Grass Fed Beef Filet Mignon with Kahuku sea asparagus poke and smoky taro purée

    Kitchen Creations: Makaweli Grass Fed Beef Filet Mignon with Kahuku sea asparagus poke and smoky taro purée

    Wednesday, August 2 2017 3:51 PM EDT2017-08-02 19:51:13 GMT

    Since 1865, Makaweli Ranch has established itself on Kauai as symbol of excellence in ranching and producing exceptional beef that’s distinctly unique. Their cowboys continue the tradition of raising the best cattle in an environment focused on reducing stress while respecting the land and our natural resources...

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    Since 1865, Makaweli Ranch has established itself on Kauai as symbol of excellence in ranching and producing exceptional beef that’s distinctly unique. Their cowboys continue the tradition of raising the best cattle in an environment focused on reducing stress while respecting the land and our natural resources...

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  • Billy V: Macklemore recovering, Joey Lawrence coming to Five-0, 'Inhuman' graces Hawaii Luxury, Aloha Homes

    Billy V: Macklemore recovering, Joey Lawrence coming to Five-0, 'Inhuman' graces Hawaii Luxury, Aloha Homes

    Wednesday, August 2 2017 3:34 PM EDT2017-08-02 19:34:46 GMT

    Rapper Macklemore is OK this morning after being involved in a head-on crash. It happened Friday near Seattle. Police says a man driving a pickup truck crossed the center line -- and slammed into Macklemore's Mercedes. The rapper was not hurt, but two of his passengers were injured by flying glass...

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    Rapper Macklemore is OK this morning after being involved in a head-on crash. It happened Friday near Seattle. Police says a man driving a pickup truck crossed the center line -- and slammed into Macklemore's Mercedes. The rapper was not hurt, but two of his passengers were injured by flying glass...

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  • Business Report: Where Matson gets its business

    Business Report: Where Matson gets its business

    Wednesday, August 2 2017 3:26 PM EDT2017-08-02 19:26:06 GMT

    The new Matson second quarter profit report counts container volume by region. The count is done by TEUs, which stands for 20-Foot Equivalent Units. That means two 10-foot containers count as one TEU. Got it? If you thought Matson’s main business was Hawaii, you’re right. But it’s other services areas...

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    The new Matson second quarter profit report counts container volume by region. The count is done by TEUs, which stands for 20-Foot Equivalent Units. That means two 10-foot containers count as one TEU. Got it? If you thought Matson’s main business was Hawaii, you’re right. But it’s other services areas...

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  • Problems breastfeeding? How to get some advice in Hawaii

    Problems breastfeeding? How to get some advice in Hawaii

    Tuesday, August 1 2017 5:41 PM EDT2017-08-01 21:41:58 GMT

    It's world breastfeeding week, a time to raise awareness about the benefits of it for babies as well as the education and resources that are available to new moms. It's not an easy process for everyone. That's why Honolulu Breastfeeding and Wellness Center wants to get the word out, that there are people who can help you. Nicky Lawnsby, the founder and owner of the center joined mom and co-president of Babywearing International Of Oahu, Emily Layman Perkins on Sunrise.

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    It's world breastfeeding week, a time to raise awareness about the benefits of it for babies as well as the education and resources that are available to new moms. It's not an easy process for everyone. That's why Honolulu Breastfeeding and Wellness Center wants to get the word out, that there are people who can help you. Nicky Lawnsby, the founder and owner of the center joined mom and co-president of Babywearing International Of Oahu, Emily Layman Perkins on Sunrise.

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  • Facebook Free For All: Work besties and phone photos

    Facebook Free For All: Work besties and phone photos

    Tuesday, August 1 2017 4:15 PM EDT2017-08-01 20:15:55 GMT

    Many people like to consider their co-workers like a second family. Depending on how closely you work with one another, you may consider your colleagues like a work spouse...

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    Many people like to consider their co-workers like a second family. Depending on how closely you work with one another, you may consider your colleagues like a work spouse...

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  • Local fighter vying for chance in the UFC

    Local fighter vying for chance in the UFC

    Tuesday, August 1 2017 4:08 PM EDT2017-08-01 20:08:34 GMT

    A Hawaii MMA fighter has a huge opportunity today. Cheyden Leialoha is fighting on "The Contender." It's a show run by UFC President Dana White. The fighters, who are all not currently in the UFC, are fighting to get contracts with the promotion. But it won't be easy. Each week, White picks just one or two fighters...

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    A Hawaii MMA fighter has a huge opportunity today. Cheyden Leialoha is fighting on "The Contender." It's a show run by UFC President Dana White. The fighters, who are all not currently in the UFC, are fighting to get contracts with the promotion. But it won't be easy. Each week, White picks just one or two fighters...

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  • Grammy winner Kalani Pe‘a and friends to headline Pau Hana concert at Hawaii Okinawa Center

    Grammy winner Kalani Pe‘a and friends to headline Pau Hana concert at Hawaii Okinawa Center

    Tuesday, August 1 2017 3:59 PM EDT2017-08-01 19:59:23 GMT

    Grammy- and Na Hoku Hanohano-award-winning singer Kalani Pe‘a will headline the second Pau Hana Concert in “the heart of the island” — the Hawaii Okinawa Center — on Thursday, Aug. 3, beginning at 6:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:30). Opening the show will be the fabulous Halau Kaulakahi, directed by...

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    Grammy- and Na Hoku Hanohano-award-winning singer Kalani Pe‘a will headline the second Pau Hana Concert in “the heart of the island” — the Hawaii Okinawa Center — on Thursday, Aug. 3, beginning at 6:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:30). Opening the show will be the fabulous Halau Kaulakahi, directed by...

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  • Billy V: Carol Burnett joins Netflix, New 'Justice League' trailer, Red Bull Party Wave, Kai Lenny wins BIG

    Billy V: Carol Burnett joins Netflix, New 'Justice League' trailer, Red Bull Party Wave, Kai Lenny wins BIG

    Tuesday, August 1 2017 3:50 PM EDT2017-08-01 19:50:10 GMT

    Carol Burnett has been a guest on Hawaii Five-0,  playing Steve McGarrett's aunt. She loves Hawaii, and she still has it. The legendary actress and comedian, who hosted The Carol Burnett Show for 11 seasons starting in the late 1960s, will be back with a brand new series. She will launch on Netflix...

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    Carol Burnett has been a guest on Hawaii Five-0,  playing Steve McGarrett's aunt. She loves Hawaii, and she still has it. The legendary actress and comedian, who hosted The Carol Burnett Show for 11 seasons starting in the late 1960s, will be back with a brand new series. She will launch on Netflix...

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  • Business Report: The number of people who stand to lose health insurance

    Business Report: The number of people who stand to lose health insurance

    Tuesday, August 1 2017 3:40 PM EDT2017-08-01 19:40:36 GMT

    From 2010 to 2015, the Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare, put 19 million uninsured Americans onto the rolls of the insured. The various versions of Republican repeal-and-replace, none of them law yet, would generally remove the requirement to get insurance, and raise the cost of choosing to. The Urban Institute...

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    From 2010 to 2015, the Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare, put 19 million uninsured Americans onto the rolls of the insured. The various versions of Republican repeal-and-replace, none of them law yet, would generally remove the requirement to get insurance, and raise the cost of choosing to. The Urban Institute...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Protecting your money when you're on vacation

    SmartMoney Monday: Protecting your money when you're on vacation

    Monday, July 31 2017 4:12 PM EDT2017-07-31 20:12:52 GMT

    When people are on vacation, they get pretty relaxed and can let their guard down. So what are some ways people can protect their money while they're vacationing? The most important thing is to carefully select the payment method you'll use on vacation. One of the safest payment methods is a credit card...

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    When people are on vacation, they get pretty relaxed and can let their guard down. So what are some ways people can protect their money while they're vacationing? The most important thing is to carefully select the payment method you'll use on vacation. One of the safest payment methods is a credit card...

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  • Lex Brodie’s Above and Beyond Award Winner

    Lex Brodie’s Above and Beyond Award Winner

    Monday, July 31 2017 4:04 PM EDT2017-07-31 20:04:35 GMT

    The Lex Brodie’s Above and Beyond Award is dedicated to honoring members of the community who have put themselves in harm’s way, made a substantial sacrifice for the good of others, or provided a meritorious contribution to our local community. Ryan Nuss was originally offered a part time position...

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    The Lex Brodie’s Above and Beyond Award is dedicated to honoring members of the community who have put themselves in harm’s way, made a substantial sacrifice for the good of others, or provided a meritorious contribution to our local community. Ryan Nuss was originally offered a part time position...

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  • Ohana Farm parcels to release all 35 lots for purchase by summer

    Ohana Farm parcels to release all 35 lots for purchase by summer

    Monday, July 31 2017 3:58 PM EDT2017-07-31 19:58:46 GMT

    Helemano Ranch & Farms, LLC announced today that due to strong public interest in the Ohana Farm Parcels agricultural community project, located in Wahiawa, it will release all 35 farm-ready parcels by late summer 2017, rather than releasing them in phases as initially planned. “As a result of the great amount...

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    Helemano Ranch & Farms, LLC announced today that due to strong public interest in the Ohana Farm Parcels agricultural community project, located in Wahiawa, it will release all 35 farm-ready parcels by late summer 2017, rather than releasing them in phases as initially planned. “As a result of the great amount...

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  • Billy V: Sam Shepard, Local girl wins 'Groceries', Bruno's family back home

    Billy V: Sam Shepard, Local girl wins 'Groceries', Bruno's family back home

    Monday, July 31 2017 3:50 PM EDT2017-07-31 19:50:17 GMT

    Actor and playwright Sam Shepard has died. The Pulitzer Prize winning author reportedly died from complications to ALS. A family spokesperson said he died peacefully yesterday with his family by his side. During his career he wrote 44 plays and several novels. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1979 for the play...

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    Actor and playwright Sam Shepard has died. The Pulitzer Prize winning author reportedly died from complications to ALS. A family spokesperson said he died peacefully yesterday with his family by his side. During his career he wrote 44 plays and several novels. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 1979 for the play...

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  • Business Report: 7/31/17

    Business Report: 7/31/17

    Monday, July 31 2017 3:41 PM EDT2017-07-31 19:41:58 GMT

    The big economic story is a consultant's report on the state pension fund. The state is pouring in hundreds of millions, and it's not enough. PFM Group says if taxes are not raised, the state will soon find itself owing $1 billion a year just for the pension fund. Finance Director Wes Machida does not dispute this...

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    The big economic story is a consultant's report on the state pension fund. The state is pouring in hundreds of millions, and it's not enough. PFM Group says if taxes are not raised, the state will soon find itself owing $1 billion a year just for the pension fund. Finance Director Wes Machida does not dispute this...

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  • Sunrise Summer Concert Series: Lito Arkangel

    Sunrise Summer Concert Series: Lito Arkangel

    Friday, July 28 2017 4:58 PM EDT2017-07-28 20:58:36 GMT

    Our Summer Concert Series continues with Big Island musician Lito Arkangel. His new CD is out and available and it's called "Ku?upau." You can catch him performing...

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    Our Summer Concert Series continues with Big Island musician Lito Arkangel. His new CD is out and available and it's called "Ku?upau." You can catch him performing...

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  • Herringbone restaurant to open in Waikiki

    Herringbone restaurant to open in Waikiki

    Friday, July 28 2017 4:54 PM EDT2017-07-28 20:54:06 GMT

    Herringbone Waikiki is now accepting reservations ahead of its opening on August 2 on the third level Grand Lanai at International Market Place.  

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    Herringbone Waikiki is now accepting reservations ahead of its opening on August 2 on the third level Grand Lanai at International Market Place.  

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  • Trending: Failed jewelry heist, cannabis vs. pot, gigantic spider, and best dad catch ever

    Trending: Failed jewelry heist, cannabis vs. pot, gigantic spider, and best dad catch ever

    Friday, July 28 2017 4:50 PM EDT2017-07-28 20:50:03 GMT

    In what's trending today, Dan Cooke shares surveillance video capturing a failed jewelry heist.

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    In what's trending today, Dan Cooke shares surveillance video capturing a failed jewelry heist. 

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  • Billy V: Hokulea's song, 'Hawaii Five-0' season 8

    Billy V: Hokulea's song, 'Hawaii Five-0' season 8

    Friday, July 28 2017 4:49 PM EDT2017-07-28 20:49:19 GMT

    Chad Takatsugi wrote the song for the arrival home of Hokule'a just prior to it's homecoming in Hawaii. 

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    Chad Takatsugi wrote the song for the arrival home of Hokule'a just prior to it's homecoming in Hawaii. 

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  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Ala Wai

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Ala Wai

    Friday, July 28 2017 4:48 PM EDT2017-07-28 20:48:19 GMT

    The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Ala Wai. Ala Wai, literally meaning waterway is a man made canal which was created in order to drain the wetlands of Waikiki in 1921. 

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    The Hawaiian Word of the Day is Ala Wai. Ala Wai, literally meaning waterway is a man made canal which was created in order to drain the wetlands of Waikiki in 1921.

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  • Business Report: June Tourism Report

    Friday, July 28 2017 4:47 PM EDT2017-07-28 20:47:27 GMT

    Last month, there were 4.5% more visitors, staying 3.7% more days, spending 3.7% more money. Basically, things improved before more people came. There's an exception on one island, which we'll get to. The big story this year is resurgent Japanese tourism, but in June we also had a 10% spike...

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    Last month, there were 4.5% more visitors, staying 3.7% more days, spending 3.7% more money.

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  • Taliah Dancil competes in Food Network's 'Guy's Grocery Games'

    Taliah Dancil competes in Food Network's 'Guy's Grocery Games'

    Friday, July 28 2017 4:43 PM EDT2017-07-28 20:43:49 GMT

    Taliah Dancil recently moved to Hawaii from El-Paso, Texas. She won the Food Network's "Chopped Junior." Now she's competing in "Guy's Grocery Games." She stopped by to talk about her experience on the shows and how she got interested in cooking...

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    Taliah Dancil recently moved to Hawaii from El-Paso, Texas. She won the Food Network's "Chopped Junior." Now she's competing in "Guy's Grocery Games." She stopped by to talk about her experience on the shows and how she got interested in cooking...

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  • Comic Con Honolulu: The Emoji Movie

    Comic Con Honolulu: The Emoji Movie

    Friday, July 28 2017 4:20 PM EDT2017-07-28 20:20:16 GMT

    Emoji's are coming to life in the new film, 'The Emoji Movie', which opens in theaters today. Hi-5, Gene, Poop, and Jailbreak are some of the emojis in the movie...

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    Emoji's are coming to life in the new film, 'The Emoji Movie', which opens in theaters today. Hi-5, Gene, Poop, and Jailbreak are some of the emojis in the movie...

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  • State’s largest rodeo returns to New Town & Country Stables in Waimanalo with 4 exciting shows

    State’s largest rodeo returns to New Town & Country Stables in Waimanalo with 4 exciting shows

    Thursday, July 27 2017 4:37 PM EDT2017-07-27 20:37:53 GMT

    Hawaii’ Queen of Country Music, Dita Holifield has stepped up to the plate again alongside Bud and Katy Gibson, owners of New Town & Country Stables to bring back Hawaii’s largest and most exciting Rodeo to Waimanalo for its 4th straight year. Veteran’s United Home Loans of Hawaii presents...

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    Hawaii’ Queen of Country Music, Dita Holifield has stepped up to the plate again alongside Bud and Katy Gibson, owners of New Town & Country Stables to bring back Hawaii’s largest and most exciting Rodeo to Waimanalo for its 4th straight year. Veteran’s United Home Loans of Hawaii presents...

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  • Grammy winner lends voice to mental health awareness

    Grammy winner lends voice to mental health awareness

    Thursday, July 27 2017 4:31 PM EDT2017-07-27 20:31:02 GMT

    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and the National Alliance on Mental Illness-Hawaii will present their 3rd annual concert celebrating National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. This year’s concert will feature Grammy Award winning performer and producer Billy Dorsey on Saturday...

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    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and the National Alliance on Mental Illness-Hawaii will present their 3rd annual concert celebrating National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. This year’s concert will feature Grammy Award winning performer and producer Billy Dorsey on Saturday...

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  • Blue Zones founder Dan Buettner to visit Windward Oahu

    Blue Zones founder Dan Buettner to visit Windward Oahu

    Thursday, July 27 2017 4:25 PM EDT2017-07-27 20:25:28 GMT
    For the second time since Koolaupoko was named a Blue Zones Project community demonstration site, Blue Zones founder and best-selling author Dan Buettner will visit Kaneohe to inspire residents with his message of how they can live longer, healthier, happier lives.  The event will be held on Friday, July 28, from 6-9 p.m. at Windward Mall Center Court and is free and open to the public. Blue Zones Project is one of the many ways HMSA is working to build a healthier Hawaii....More >>
    For the second time since Koolaupoko was named a Blue Zones Project community demonstration site, Blue Zones founder and best-selling author Dan Buettner will visit Kaneohe to inspire residents with his message of how they can live longer, healthier, happier lives.  The event will be held on Friday, July 28, from 6-9 p.m. at Windward Mall Center Court and is free and open to the public. Blue Zones Project is one of the many ways HMSA is working to build a healthier Hawaii....More >>
  • Billy V: Spicer's job opportunities, Larry David & Bernie Sanders, 'Justice League' poster tease, Aulii's new gig

    Billy V: Spicer's job opportunities, Larry David & Bernie Sanders, 'Justice League' poster tease, Aulii's new gig

    Thursday, July 27 2017 4:19 PM EDT2017-07-27 20:19:08 GMT

    Sean Spicer is currently being courted by a number of TV news channels. Page Six reported Wednesday that Spicer has "been seen coming out of high-level meetings at ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox News in Manhattan."  That ABC one was, supposedly, was for "Dancing With the Stars" Now we know why...

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    Sean Spicer is currently being courted by a number of TV news channels. Page Six reported Wednesday that Spicer has "been seen coming out of high-level meetings at ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox News in Manhattan."  That ABC one was, supposedly, was for "Dancing With the Stars" Now we know why...

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  • Business Report: Walmart's 'roadmap' for American manufacturing

    Business Report: Walmart's 'roadmap' for American manufacturing

    Thursday, July 27 2017 4:10 PM EDT2017-07-27 20:10:24 GMT

    Let's discuss this new Walmart "roadmap" for American manufacturing. Will we be saved by the guys who tied us to the railroad tracks in the first place? Walmart is so big that it can tell suppliers "This is what we'll pay." To meet the price, many suppliers moved manufacturing to countries where labor...

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    Let's discuss this new Walmart "roadmap" for American manufacturing. Will we be saved by the guys who tied us to the railroad tracks in the first place? Walmart is so big that it can tell suppliers "This is what we'll pay." To meet the price, many suppliers moved manufacturing to countries where labor...

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  • Trending - GMO embryos, Cubs Babies and Spider on live TV

    Trending - GMO embryos, Cubs Babies and Spider on live TV

    Thursday, July 27 2017 3:41 PM EDT2017-07-27 19:41:36 GMT

    In what's trending today, Howard Dicus got this story from the MIT Technology Review.  It broke the story of the first known attempt to genetically modify human embryos. A team in Portland, Oregon, edited embryonic genes to show it could be done. The embryos were not allowed to survive more than a few days. There was never any intention of implanting them into a womb. 

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    In what's trending today, Howard Dicus got this story from the MIT Technology Review.  It broke the story of the first known attempt to genetically modify human embryos. A team in Portland, Oregon, edited embryonic genes to show it could be done. The embryos were not allowed to survive more than a few days. There was never any intention of implanting them into a womb. 

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  • Geek Beat: All about Google

    Geek Beat: All about Google

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 4:49 PM EDT2017-07-26 20:49:25 GMT

    The numbers are in and tech giant Google has reported that its revenue is up despite being fined over $2 billion in an antitrust ruling.  Google has also reinvested in and is re-releasing its Google glass and is re-branding it as Google Glass: Enterprise in order to appeal to its business clientele. They will also soon...

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    The numbers are in and tech giant Google has reported that its revenue is up despite being fined over $2 billion in an antitrust ruling.  Google has also reinvested in and is re-releasing its Google glass and is re-branding it as Google Glass: Enterprise in order to appeal to its business clientele. They will also soon...

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  • MayJah RayJah 2017 Music Festival returns to Waikiki

    MayJah RayJah 2017 Music Festival returns to Waikiki

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 4:39 PM EDT2017-07-26 20:39:16 GMT

    Ray Jr. and Tantriq Entertainment are excited to announce the MayJah RayJah 2017 Music Festival featuring island music artists from all over the globe.

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    Ray Jr. and Tantriq Entertainment are excited to announce the MayJah RayJah 2017 Music Festival featuring island music artists from all over the globe. 

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  • Comedienne Rita Rudner performing at Blue Note

    Comedienne Rita Rudner performing at Blue Note

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 4:37 PM EDT2017-07-26 20:37:17 GMT

    A house-filling favorite in Las Vegas since she opened as one of the hottest tickets in town in June 2000, Rudner is known for her epigrammatic one-liners. 

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    A house-filling favorite in Las Vegas since she opened as one of the hottest tickets in town in June 2000, Rudner is known for her epigrammatic one-liners. 

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  • Orthopedic health and athletic performance

    Orthopedic health and athletic performance

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 4:35 PM EDT2017-07-26 20:35:41 GMT

    Injuries occur because our bodies cannot adequately absorb force. People can often avoid injury/surgery if they develop a good foundation to build upon. Injuries that need surgery can be postponed by development of this foundation. Long muscles absorb force better than short ones. Training our nerves...

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    Injuries occur because our bodies cannot adequately absorb force. People can often avoid injury/surgery if they develop a good foundation to build upon. Injuries that need surgery can be postponed by development of this foundation. Long muscles absorb force better than short ones. Training our nerves...

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  • Billy V: Barbara Sinatra, Batalon's new role, Makana Mana, New Na Leo CD, Gridiron 2017

    Billy V: Barbara Sinatra, Batalon's new role, Makana Mana, New Na Leo CD, Gridiron 2017

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 4:26 PM EDT2017-07-26 20:26:55 GMT

    The fourth and final wife of entertainment legend Frank Sinatra has died. Friends say Barbara Sinatra passed away Tuesday from natural causes at her home in Rancho Mirage, California. 

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    The fourth and final wife of entertainment legend Frank Sinatra has died. Friends say Barbara Sinatra passed away Tuesday from natural causes at her home in Rancho Mirage, California. 

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  • Business Report: Checking the math behind the illegal voting claims

    Business Report: Checking the math behind the illegal voting claims

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 4:14 PM EDT2017-07-26 20:14:43 GMT

    The president has suggested that 1.5 million illegall votes were cast or else he would have won the popular vote. Elections directors blue and red have said there were hardly any illegal votes, but no one bothered to double check the math - until now. If Clinton won 75% of all "illegal" votes, then 4.4% of al...

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    The president has suggested that 1.5 million illegall votes were cast or else he would have won the popular vote. Elections directors blue and red have said there were hardly any illegal votes, but no one bothered to double check the math - until now. If Clinton won 75% of all "illegal" votes, then 4.4% of al...

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