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  • Kupuna Celebrations: Betty Jenkins

    Kupuna Celebrations: Betty Jenkins

    Friday, July 20 2018 1:42 PM EDT2018-07-20 17:42:49 GMT
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    Happy Birthday to Aunty Betty Jenkins who turned 90 years old this year.  Some of the things that make her happy are teaching, sharing Hawaiian culture, family, and...

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    Happy Birthday to Aunty Betty Jenkins who turned 90 years old this year.  Some of the things that make her happy are teaching, sharing Hawaiian culture, family, and...

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  • Business Report: 6/20/18

    Business Report: 6/20/18

    Friday, July 20 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-07-20 17:13:33 GMT
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    Hawaii's jobless rate rose one tenth last month to a seasonally adjusted 2.1%. Without adjustment every island saw an increase from May but none was higher than a year ago. We told you Hawaiian Airlines is hiring customer service and ramp agents. The next job fair is tomorrow at the Kauai Beach Resort...

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    Hawaii's jobless rate rose one tenth last month to a seasonally adjusted 2.1%. Without adjustment every island saw an increase from May but none was higher than a year ago. We told you Hawaiian Airlines is hiring customer service and ramp agents. The next job fair is tomorrow at the Kauai Beach Resort...

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  • Beauty & Grace: Celebrity inspired swimwear fashion trends

    Beauty & Grace: Celebrity inspired swimwear fashion trends

    Thursday, July 19 2018 5:27 PM EDT2018-07-19 21:27:10 GMT

    Celebrities, for them it's always summer somewhere. It's always fun to look to see what celebrities are wearing, but it can be a little pricey, maybe out of our range.   

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    Celebrities, for them it's always summer somewhere. It's always fun to look to see what celebrities are wearing, but it can be a little pricey, maybe out of our range.   

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  • Ohana Matters: Loneliness epidemic

    Ohana Matters: Loneliness epidemic

    Thursday, July 19 2018 5:25 PM EDT2018-07-19 21:25:14 GMT

    Cigna just released the findings from a study they conducted with 20,000 people on what is becoming known as the "loneliness epidemic." 

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    Cigna just released the findings from a study they conducted with 20,000 people on what is becoming known as the "loneliness epidemic." 

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  • 'Running for Grace' filmed in Hawaii and directed by local man

    'Running for Grace' filmed in Hawaii and directed by local man

    Thursday, July 19 2018 5:20 PM EDT2018-07-19 21:20:53 GMT

    David Cunningham has directed today's finest actors including Kiefer Sutherland, Idris Elba, Donnie Wahlberg in multiple big budget studio films and documentaries. 

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    David Cunningham has directed today's finest actors including Kiefer Sutherland, Idris Elba, Donnie Wahlberg in multiple big budget studio films and documentaries. 

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  • Business Report: Will U.S. wages rise or not?

    Business Report: Will U.S. wages rise or not?

    Thursday, July 19 2018 4:16 PM EDT2018-07-19 20:16:01 GMT
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    Keep in mind, for the long-term health of the economy, it's enough for wages to rise. They have to rise more than inflation, until consumer buying power is what it used to be. Indicators that wages could rise + Ratio of job openings to job seekers: 0.9 (in 2016: 1.3). + Quit rates: 3.56 million in May, a record. So job-hopping is up. + Unemployment rate: 4% nationwide as people re-enter work force. Indicators that wages WON'T rise + Tax cuts went to dividends more than raises or hir...More >>
    Keep in mind, for the long-term health of the economy, it's enough for wages to rise. They have to rise more than inflation, until consumer buying power is what it used to be. Indicators that wages could rise + Ratio of job openings to job seekers: 0.9 (in 2016: 1.3). + Quit rates: 3.56 million in May, a record. So job-hopping is up. + Unemployment rate: 4% nationwide as people re-enter work force. Indicators that wages WON'T rise + Tax cuts went to dividends more than raises or hir...More >>
  • $3.6M donated in scholarships for UH med students in effort to address doctor shortage

    $3.6M donated in scholarships for UH med students in effort to address doctor shortage

    Thursday, July 19 2018 3:22 PM EDT2018-07-19 19:22:47 GMT
    More than $3.6 million has been raised to fund full scholarships for UH medical students (Image: Hawaii News Now/file)More than $3.6 million has been raised to fund full scholarships for UH medical students (Image: Hawaii News Now/file)

    More than $3.6 million will be donated to fund full scholarships for nearly two-dozen University of Hawaii medical students in an effort to alleviate the state’s doctor shortage.

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    More than $3.6 million will be donated to fund full scholarships for nearly two-dozen University of Hawaii medical students in an effort to alleviate the state’s doctor shortage.

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  • Goodwill Goes Glam!

    Goodwill Goes Glam!

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 5:06 PM EDT2018-07-18 21:06:29 GMT
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    Goodwill Goes GLAM! is almost here! First Lady of Hawaii, Dawn Ige, is the Honorary Chairperson for the fourth year in a row. At Goodwill Goes Glam, all proceeds stay right here in Hawaii and it helps people who are looking for jobs through  education, training, and support. The Beretania location...

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    Goodwill Goes GLAM! is almost here! First Lady of Hawaii, Dawn Ige, is the Honorary Chairperson for the fourth year in a row. At Goodwill Goes Glam, all proceeds stay right here in Hawaii and it helps people who are looking for jobs through  education, training, and support. The Beretania location...

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  • 43rd Annual Queen Lili’uokalani Keiki Hula Competition

    43rd Annual Queen Lili’uokalani Keiki Hula Competition

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-07-18 20:53:24 GMT
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    The 43rd Annual Queen Lili’uokalani Keiki Hula Competition is July 19-21 at the Blaisdell Arena. Over four hundred keiki will represent twenty halau from O’ahu, Maui, Kaua’i, Hawai‘i Island, and Japan. This unique competition was established in 1976 to provide a venue for children ages 6-12 to showcase...

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    The 43rd Annual Queen Lili’uokalani Keiki Hula Competition is July 19-21 at the Blaisdell Arena. Over four hundred keiki will represent twenty halau from O’ahu, Maui, Kaua’i, Hawai‘i Island, and Japan. This unique competition was established in 1976 to provide a venue for children ages 6-12 to showcase...

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  • Local non-profit provides comfort to families affected by Kilauea eruption

    Local non-profit provides comfort to families affected by Kilauea eruption

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-07-18 20:52:51 GMT

    Child and Family Services, a non-profit organization in Hawaii, is hoping to provide emotional comfort to those affected by the ongoing Kilauea eruption.

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    Child and Family Services, a non-profit organization in Hawaii, is hoping to provide emotional comfort to those affected by the ongoing Kilauea eruption.

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  • Hawaii Small Business Fair set for August 4th

    Hawaii Small Business Fair set for August 4th

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:41 PM EDT2018-07-18 20:41:21 GMT
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    Hawaii’s leading business organizations in the State have gathered their resources and talents together again in 2018 to present the Hawaii Small Business Fair on Saturday, August 4th at the campus of Honolulu Community College on Dillingham Boulevard.  Themed “Launch Your Dreams into Reality...

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    Hawaii’s leading business organizations in the State have gathered their resources and talents together again in 2018 to present the Hawaii Small Business Fair on Saturday, August 4th at the campus of Honolulu Community College on Dillingham Boulevard.  Themed “Launch Your Dreams into Reality...

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  • Business Report: Spurious correlations

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:31 PM EDT2018-07-18 20:31:05 GMT
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    If fuel prices soar and travel declines, you may feel the two trends are correlated. But without proof of cause-and-effect, correlations should not be automatically accepted. A fact-checking group called Spurious Media decided to demonstrate. It searched for trends that look very similar, but can’t possibly...

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    If fuel prices soar and travel declines, you may feel the two trends are correlated. But without proof of cause-and-effect, correlations should not be automatically accepted. A fact-checking group called Spurious Media decided to demonstrate. It searched for trends that look very similar, but can’t possibly...

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  • Entertainment: The Dark Knight, Melveen Leed and Kelly Preston

    Entertainment: The Dark Knight, Melveen Leed and Kelly Preston

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 2:15 PM EDT2018-07-18 18:15:07 GMT
    Ten years ago today (July 18), the sequel to Batman Begins hit theaters. The Dark Knight is considered by many to be one of the best superhero movies ever made, and Heath Ledger's take on The Joker was universally praised. Unfortunately, Heath died of cardiac arrest brought on by prescription drug intoxication six months before the film was released. The Dark Knight appeared on more critics' top ten lists than any other film of 2008 with the exception of WALL-E, and more critics named...More >>
    Ten years ago today (July 18), the sequel to Batman Begins hit theaters. The Dark Knight is considered by many to be one of the best superhero movies ever made, and Heath Ledger's take on The Joker was universally praised. Unfortunately, Heath died of cardiac arrest brought on by prescription drug intoxication six months before the film was released. The Dark Knight appeared on more critics' top ten lists than any other film of 2008 with the exception of WALL-E, and more critics named...More >>
  • Facebook Free-For-All: What is your middle name?

    Facebook Free-For-All: What is your middle name?

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 6:30 PM EDT2018-07-17 22:30:49 GMT
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    Facebook Free-For-All: What is your middle name?

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    Facebook Free-For-All: What is your middle name?

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  • Alaska Airlines ditches plastic straws

    Alaska Airlines ditches plastic straws

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-07-17 21:35:55 GMT
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    More companies have decided this is the last straw – time to stop using plastic straws altogether. 

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    More companies have decided this is the last straw – time to stop using plastic straws altogether. 

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  • Business Report: News conference with President Trump and Russia's Putin

    Business Report: News conference with President Trump and Russia's Putin

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:27 PM EDT2018-07-17 21:27:06 GMT
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    President Trump has gotten condemnation for his news conference with Vladimir Putin. But how much of that is just politics? 

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    President Trump has gotten condemnation for his news conference with Vladimir Putin. But how much of that is just politics? 

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  • Hundreds to gather for American Cancer Society's Relay for Life

    Hundreds to gather for American Cancer Society's Relay for Life

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:12 PM EDT2018-07-17 21:12:21 GMT
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    Hundreds of people are going to gather at Magic island this Saturday for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. 

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    Hundreds of people are going to gather at Magic island this Saturday for the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. 

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Preparing for Christmas

    SmartMoney Monday: Preparing for Christmas

    Monday, July 16 2018 5:53 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:53:43 GMT

    In this week's SmartMoney Money, we will  be talking about Christmas in July and how to start saving money today for holidays. 

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    In this week's SmartMoney Money, we will  be talking about Christmas in July and how to start saving money today for holidays. 

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  • Business Report: Our retail sector

    Business Report: Our retail sector

    Monday, July 16 2018 5:52 PM EDT2018-07-16 21:52:40 GMT

    CBRE says retail employment is ebbing and vacancy is rising as we shop more online.

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    CBRE says retail employment is ebbing and vacancy is rising as we shop more online.

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  • American Heart Association Maui Kids Cook With Heart program

    American Heart Association Maui Kids Cook With Heart program

    Monday, July 16 2018 2:42 PM EDT2018-07-16 18:42:48 GMT
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    The American Heart Association (AHA) is teaming with Maui chefs to give Lahaina-area students and their families a taste of better eating. To encourage healthy eating among youths and their families, the American Heart Association developed the Kids/Teens Cook With Heart program to teach elementary...

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    The American Heart Association (AHA) is teaming with Maui chefs to give Lahaina-area students and their families a taste of better eating. To encourage healthy eating among youths and their families, the American Heart Association developed the Kids/Teens Cook With Heart program to teach elementary...

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  • The 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society

    The 40th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society

    Monday, July 16 2018 2:34 PM EDT2018-07-16 18:34:47 GMT

    The IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) will hold its 40th annual International Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference (EMBC) from July 17-21 at the Hawai‘i Convention Center on O‘ahu. The conference will welcome nearly 3,000 participants from 63 countries around the world...

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    The IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBS) will hold its 40th annual International Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference (EMBC) from July 17-21 at the Hawai‘i Convention Center on O‘ahu. The conference will welcome nearly 3,000 participants from 63 countries around the world...

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  • 1st Annual Hawaii Paranormal Convention

    1st Annual Hawaii Paranormal Convention

    Friday, July 13 2018 5:07 PM EDT2018-07-13 21:07:54 GMT
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    It's Friday the 13th. The first ever Hawaii Paranormal Convention starts today at the Paradise Park Studios in Manoa. A familiar face to Sunrise,  Master Storyteller...

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    It's Friday the 13th. The first ever Hawaii Paranormal Convention starts today at the Paradise Park Studios in Manoa. A familiar face to Sunrise,  Master Storyteller...

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  • Sunrise On The Road: Mangoes at the Moana

    Sunrise On The Road: Mangoes at the Moana

    Friday, July 13 2018 4:41 PM EDT2018-07-13 20:41:06 GMT
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    This weekend, The Sheraton Moana Surfrider will be having their 10th Annual Mangoes at the Moana.  It takes place on Saturday July 14 and will showcase local artists...

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    This weekend, The Sheraton Moana Surfrider will be having their 10th Annual Mangoes at the Moana.  It takes place on Saturday July 14 and will showcase local artists...

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  • BISAC’s 6th Annual Summer Jam

    BISAC’s 6th Annual Summer Jam

    Friday, July 13 2018 2:44 PM EDT2018-07-13 18:44:20 GMT
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    BISAC highlights health and wellness at its annual summer festival that gives back to the community, while building awareness and raising funds for BISAC’s programs and services. The main objectives of the event will raise awareness of BISAC services available to the community and help build positive...

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    BISAC highlights health and wellness at its annual summer festival that gives back to the community, while building awareness and raising funds for BISAC’s programs and services. The main objectives of the event will raise awareness of BISAC services available to the community and help build positive...

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  • Business Report: 7/13/18

    Business Report: 7/13/18

    Friday, July 13 2018 2:28 PM EDT2018-07-13 18:28:00 GMT
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    Here's a milestone in rebuilding from the Puna lava – the Small Business Administration reports its lending in the disaster zone has already topped $10 million – actually $10.2 million. About $1 million has gone to businesses, the rest to residents. The SBA emergency office is at Keaau High. Hawaiian Airlines...

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    Here's a milestone in rebuilding from the Puna lava – the Small Business Administration reports its lending in the disaster zone has already topped $10 million – actually $10.2 million. About $1 million has gone to businesses, the rest to residents. The SBA emergency office is at Keaau High. Hawaiian Airlines...

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  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Pele

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Pele

    Friday, July 13 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-07-13 18:17:38 GMT
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    Aloha e na pua lehua wewehi o Hawai?i. ?O Laiana Kanoa-Wong keia me ka hua?olelo o ka la. Our Hawaiian word of the day is "Pele" eia hou "Pele." Hu ka nani! Pele is our Hawaiian word for volcanoes and the magma that flows from these volcanoes. Pele is also the name of the revered goddess of our volcanoes...

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    Aloha e na pua lehua wewehi o Hawai?i. ?O Laiana Kanoa-Wong keia me ka hua?olelo o ka la. Our Hawaiian word of the day is "Pele" eia hou "Pele." Hu ka nani! Pele is our Hawaiian word for volcanoes and the magma that flows from these volcanoes. Pele is also the name of the revered goddess of our volcanoes...

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  • Langley Ukulele Ensemble to perform at Sheraton Waikiki

    Langley Ukulele Ensemble to perform at Sheraton Waikiki

    Thursday, July 12 2018 5:30 PM EDT2018-07-12 21:30:28 GMT

    Returning to the Sheraton Waikiki for the 24th year, the Langley Ukulele Ensemble will be performing nightly at the Sheraton Waikiki from July 13th until the 19th...

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    Returning to the Sheraton Waikiki for the 24th year, the Langley Ukulele Ensemble will be performing nightly at the Sheraton Waikiki from July 13th until the 19th...

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  • Foodie Fix: Burgers on Bishop

    Foodie Fix: Burgers on Bishop

    Thursday, July 12 2018 5:28 PM EDT2018-07-12 21:28:41 GMT

    For this week's Foodie Fix, we have a new place downtown. From the same people who brought you Burger and Things, they have a new place on Bishop Street called Burgers on Bishop. 

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    For this week's Foodie Fix, we have a new place downtown. From the same people who brought you Burger and Things, they have a new place on Bishop Street called Burgers on Bishop. 

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  • 25th ID Lightning Forge exercise begins July 15

    25th ID Lightning Forge exercise begins July 15

    Thursday, July 12 2018 5:26 PM EDT2018-07-12 21:26:38 GMT
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    The 25th Infantry Division will conduct a large-scale training exercise called Lightning Forge 18, July 15-30 on the island of Oahu. Lightning Forge is an annual home-station training event that builds combat readiness in America’s Pacific Division. The 25th Infantry Division’s 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team...

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    The 25th Infantry Division will conduct a large-scale training exercise called Lightning Forge 18, July 15-30 on the island of Oahu. Lightning Forge is an annual home-station training event that builds combat readiness in America’s Pacific Division. The 25th Infantry Division’s 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team...

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  • Goodwill Goes GLAM! to show off latest fashion trends

    Goodwill Goes GLAM! to show off latest fashion trends

    Thursday, July 12 2018 5:23 PM EDT2018-07-12 21:23:50 GMT

    Tickets are now on sale for the seventh annual Goodwill Goes GLAM! Fashion Show presented by Bank of Hawaii Foundation, being held July 19 at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. Local female designers and business owners Allison Izu Song of Allison Izu and Summer Shiigi of Ten Tomorrow are co-producing...

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    Tickets are now on sale for the seventh annual Goodwill Goes GLAM! Fashion Show presented by Bank of Hawaii Foundation, being held July 19 at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. Local female designers and business owners Allison Izu Song of Allison Izu and Summer Shiigi of Ten Tomorrow are co-producing...

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  • Market update: Who's buying in Kakaako?

    Market update: Who's buying in Kakaako?

    Thursday, July 12 2018 5:17 PM EDT2018-07-12 21:17:27 GMT

    This morning we’ll be taking a deep dive into Kakaako. The Kakaako neighborhood is from the end of Ala Moana Center to Restaurant Row and Kawaiahao Church, and from Kakaako Waterfront Park inland to King St. There continues to be a lot of activity in the area—both commercial and residential...

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    This morning we’ll be taking a deep dive into Kakaako. The Kakaako neighborhood is from the end of Ala Moana Center to Restaurant Row and Kawaiahao Church, and from Kakaako Waterfront Park inland to King St. There continues to be a lot of activity in the area—both commercial and residential...

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  • Expert discusses US relations with North Korea

    Expert discusses US relations with North Korea

    Thursday, July 12 2018 5:12 PM EDT2018-07-12 21:12:41 GMT

    It's the bad-old days again, for U.S. relations with North Korea. Carl Baker is executive director of the Pacific Forum...

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    It's the bad-old days again, for U.S. relations with North Korea. Carl Baker is executive director of the Pacific Forum...

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  • Business Report: Where the Hawaii state government gets its revenue

    Business Report: Where the Hawaii state government gets its revenue

    Thursday, July 12 2018 3:51 PM EDT2018-07-12 19:51:52 GMT
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    These figures are from the June report, concluding a 12-month budget cycle. Excise taxes: $3,395,566,000 +4.8%. Income taxes: $2,491,942,000 + 13.7%. Corporate income taxes: $69,012,000 -10.1%. Transient Accommodations Tax: $554,890,000 +9.2%...

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    These figures are from the June report, concluding a 12-month budget cycle. Excise taxes: $3,395,566,000 +4.8%. Income taxes: $2,491,942,000 + 13.7%. Corporate income taxes: $69,012,000 -10.1%. Transient Accommodations Tax: $554,890,000 +9.2%...

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  • Geek Beat: Blue Startups

    Geek Beat: Blue Startups

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 4:44 PM EDT2018-07-11 20:44:26 GMT
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    The geeks are in! The Hawaii-based Blue Startups tech accelerator is wrapping up its 10th cohort of companies looking to level up!

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    The geeks are in! The Hawaii-based Blue Startups tech accelerator is wrapping up its 10th cohort of companies looking to level up!

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  • Professor explains what's next in the US-China trade war

    Professor explains what's next in the US-China trade war

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 3:52 PM EDT2018-07-11 19:52:47 GMT
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    What happens next in the U.S.-China trade war? 

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    What happens next in the U.S.-China trade war? 

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  • New car-sharing service 'Hui' launches in Hawaii

    New car-sharing service 'Hui' launches in Hawaii

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 3:43 PM EDT2018-07-10 19:43:55 GMT

    The Hui car-sharing service starts Tuesday, and it’s the first in the world for Toyota and its new Mobility Services Platform. 

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    The Hui car-sharing service starts Tuesday, and it’s the first in the world for Toyota and its new Mobility Services Platform. 

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  • SmartMoney Mondays: The most affordable and enjoyable times of year to travel

    SmartMoney Mondays: The most affordable and enjoyable times of year to travel

    Monday, July 9 2018 4:28 PM EDT2018-07-09 20:28:50 GMT
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    Welcome back to Smart Money Mondays. Today we're going to find out one of the most enjoyable and affordable times of year to travel, and it may not be when you think. It's not your typical travel season. It's fall. Fall travel is usually less crowded and less expensive, mainly because it's not peak travel...

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    Welcome back to Smart Money Mondays. Today we're going to find out one of the most enjoyable and affordable times of year to travel, and it may not be when you think. It's not your typical travel season. It's fall. Fall travel is usually less crowded and less expensive, mainly because it's not peak travel...

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  • Merger of Life Foundation and The CHOW Project to create Hawaii Health & Harm Reduction Center

    Merger of Life Foundation and The CHOW Project to create Hawaii Health & Harm Reduction Center

    Monday, July 9 2018 4:18 PM EDT2018-07-09 20:18:54 GMT
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    Life Foundation, Hawai‘i’s oldest and largest AIDS organization, and The CHOW Project, which works with individuals, families, and communities affected by drug use, have announced they are merging together to form a new organization with combined services called the Hawai‘i Health & Harm Reduction Center...

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    Life Foundation, Hawai‘i’s oldest and largest AIDS organization, and The CHOW Project, which works with individuals, families, and communities affected by drug use, have announced they are merging together to form a new organization with combined services called the Hawai‘i Health & Harm Reduction Center...

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  • Kupuna Achievers: Francis Nagata

    Kupuna Achievers: Francis Nagata

    Friday, July 6 2018 4:56 PM EDT2018-07-06 20:56:55 GMT
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    When Uncle Francis Nagata gives, it affects a LOT of people. And he really DOES give from the heart. LITERALLY. What sparked Francis' interest to start donating? Well back during the Vietnam War, there was a call that went out that somebody urgently needed blood. That's some 50 years that Francis...

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    When Uncle Francis Nagata gives, it affects a LOT of people. And he really DOES give from the heart. LITERALLY. What sparked Francis' interest to start donating? Well back during the Vietnam War, there was a call that went out that somebody urgently needed blood. That's some 50 years that Francis...

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  • Royal Hawaiian Center celebrating its 2nd Annual Steel Guitar Week

    Royal Hawaiian Center celebrating its 2nd Annual Steel Guitar Week

    Friday, July 6 2018 4:46 PM EDT2018-07-06 20:46:41 GMT
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    The Royal Hawaiian Center will celebrate the unique sounds of Hawaiian music at its 2nd Annual Waikiki Steel Guitar Week from July 9 through 14, 2018. Presented in collaboration with the Hawai?i Institute for Music Enrichment and Learning Experiences (HIMELE), the weeklong celebration of the Hawaiian steel guitar...

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    The Royal Hawaiian Center will celebrate the unique sounds of Hawaiian music at its 2nd Annual Waikiki Steel Guitar Week from July 9 through 14, 2018. Presented in collaboration with the Hawai?i Institute for Music Enrichment and Learning Experiences (HIMELE), the weeklong celebration of the Hawaiian steel guitar...

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  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Onipaa

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Onipaa

    Friday, July 6 2018 4:28 PM EDT2018-07-06 20:28:35 GMT
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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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    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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  • Business Report: How American wages compare to other industrial nations

    Business Report: How American wages compare to other industrial nations

    Friday, July 6 2018 4:15 PM EDT2018-07-06 20:15:46 GMT
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    Households Earning Less than Half the Median Income 7% France, Netherlands, Finland 8% S. Korea, Norway, Sweden 9% Germany, New Zealand, Ireland...

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    Households Earning Less than Half the Median Income 7% France, Netherlands, Finland 8% S. Korea, Norway, Sweden 9% Germany, New Zealand, Ireland...

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  • Beauty & Grace: Summer Fashion Trends - From Beach to Brunch

    Beauty & Grace: Summer Fashion Trends - From Beach to Brunch

    Thursday, July 5 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-07-05 20:42:25 GMT
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    It's the middle of the Summer, your calendar is filled with events, and you have no time for wardrobe changes throughout the day.  What do you do?  Style expert Alle Fister...

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    It's the middle of the Summer, your calendar is filled with events, and you have no time for wardrobe changes throughout the day.  What do you do?  Style expert Alle Fister...

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  • State Commission on the Status of Women Launches Anti-Sex Trafficking Campaign for RIMPAC

    State Commission on the Status of Women Launches Anti-Sex Trafficking Campaign for RIMPAC

    Thursday, July 5 2018 4:33 PM EDT2018-07-05 20:33:49 GMT
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    On Monday, July 2, the Hawaii State Commission on the Status of Women at the Department of Human Services will launch its first anti-trafficking campaign to coincide with RIMPAC. The “She is All Women” campaign aims to bring attention to the outsized demand for prostitution in Hawaii — a demand...

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    On Monday, July 2, the Hawaii State Commission on the Status of Women at the Department of Human Services will launch its first anti-trafficking campaign to coincide with RIMPAC. The “She is All Women” campaign aims to bring attention to the outsized demand for prostitution in Hawaii — a demand...

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  • Breathe Aloha

    Breathe Aloha

    Thursday, July 5 2018 4:28 PM EDT2018-07-05 20:28:41 GMT
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    BREATHE ALOHA with Mrs. Hawaii America 2018 on Sunday, July 8th from 4 to 8pm, at Paradise Coves Ocean Garden Experience an enchanting evening under the stars along Oahu’s beautiful coastline, tropical gardens & majestic mountains as we celebrate with Mrs. Hawaii America!  Enjoy delectable...

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    BREATHE ALOHA with Mrs. Hawaii America 2018 on Sunday, July 8th from 4 to 8pm, at Paradise Coves Ocean Garden Experience an enchanting evening under the stars along Oahu’s beautiful coastline, tropical gardens & majestic mountains as we celebrate with Mrs. Hawaii America!  Enjoy delectable...

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  • Mill Vill Trojans will represent Hawaii in national, invitation only event

    Mill Vill Trojans will represent Hawaii in national, invitation only event

    Thursday, July 5 2018 4:23 PM EDT2018-07-05 20:23:05 GMT

    On June 16 & 17, 2018 Hawaii’s very own Mill Vill Trojans flag football team competed in the Best of the West Tournament in Temecula, San Diego. They battled against competition across the country, sweeping their division going 6-0 over the course of the weekend, qualifying for the National East Meets West Tournament...

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    On June 16 & 17, 2018 Hawaii’s very own Mill Vill Trojans flag football team competed in the Best of the West Tournament in Temecula, San Diego. They battled against competition across the country, sweeping their division going 6-0 over the course of the weekend, qualifying for the National East Meets West Tournament...

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  • Business Report: Trade war impacts, state by state

    Business Report: Trade war impacts, state by state

    Thursday, July 5 2018 4:12 PM EDT2018-07-05 20:12:54 GMT
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    China is retaliating for Trump trade tariffs. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, usually very pro-Trump, is against the new tariffs. It's been circulating state-by-state information on exports impacted. In this chart, the darkest color represents states with billion-dollar impacts. These are just China tariff impacts...

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    China is retaliating for Trump trade tariffs. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, usually very pro-Trump, is against the new tariffs. It's been circulating state-by-state information on exports impacted. In this chart, the darkest color represents states with billion-dollar impacts. These are just China tariff impacts...

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  • AARP Hawai‘i Women and Money Conference aims to close Retirement Gender Gap

    AARP Hawai‘i Women and Money Conference aims to close Retirement Gender Gap

    Monday, July 2 2018 4:56 PM EDT2018-07-02 20:56:07 GMT

    The money gender gap between men and women extends through retirement, as older women are 57 percent more likely to live in poverty than older men, studies show. The reason older women are more likely to have financial difficulty is not just because of the wage gap. (In Hawai‘i, Women make 83...

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    The money gender gap between men and women extends through retirement, as older women are 57 percent more likely to live in poverty than older men, studies show. The reason older women are more likely to have financial difficulty is not just because of the wage gap. (In Hawai‘i, Women make 83...

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Planning for your retirement

    SmartMoney Monday: Planning for your retirement

    Monday, July 2 2018 4:49 PM EDT2018-07-02 20:49:43 GMT
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    Retirement isn't just something that just happens when you reach a certain age, it is something you have to plan for carefully. People retire at different ages and for different reasons. The more you plan, the more enriching your retirement can be. Where do you start? The first step is to define what kind...

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    Retirement isn't just something that just happens when you reach a certain age, it is something you have to plan for carefully. People retire at different ages and for different reasons. The more you plan, the more enriching your retirement can be. Where do you start? The first step is to define what kind...

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  • Business Report: Honolulu Office Space

    Business Report: Honolulu Office Space

    Monday, July 2 2018 4:35 PM EDT2018-07-02 20:35:25 GMT
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    Oahu has 14.6 million square feet of office space, but rents and vacancy rates vary a whole lot. Central Business District: 7 million sq. ft., 17% vacancy...

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    Oahu has 14.6 million square feet of office space, but rents and vacancy rates vary a whole lot. Central Business District: 7 million sq. ft., 17% vacancy...

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  • Sunrise Open House: The Metro

    Sunrise Open House: The Metro

    Friday, June 29 2018 3:34 PM EDT2018-06-29 19:34:24 GMT
    On today's Sunrise Open House, 2 bedroom condos in the metro... that's Salt Lake to Waikiki. There are plenty to choose from... at last check 392 actively listed for sale. We will feature 3 that have come on the market in the last couple of days. Let's start in Waikiki at the Ala Wai Palms high-rise. This a 2 bedroom, 2 bath, with 1 parking. There's 918 square feet of interior living space plus a good-sized lanai. Built in 1961, this unit was remodeled in 2014. Maintenance fees...More >>
    On today's Sunrise Open House, 2 bedroom condos in the metro... that's Salt Lake to Waikiki. There are plenty to choose from... at last check 392 actively listed for sale. We will feature 3 that have come on the market in the last couple of days. Let's start in Waikiki at the Ala Wai Palms high-rise. This a 2 bedroom, 2 bath, with 1 parking. There's 918 square feet of interior living space plus a good-sized lanai. Built in 1961, this unit was remodeled in 2014. Maintenance fees...More >>
  • Asteroid or comet? Hawaii astronomer discusses Oumuamua

    Asteroid or comet? Hawaii astronomer discusses Oumuamua

    Thursday, June 28 2018 9:02 PM EDT2018-06-29 01:02:09 GMT

    An alien asteroid was discovered by Hawaii astronomers last year, but could it be a comet instead? 

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    An alien asteroid was discovered by Hawaii astronomers last year, but could it be a comet instead? 

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  • Pearl Harbor seeks to hire over 140 for work on Pacific Fleet

    Pearl Harbor seeks to hire over 140 for work on Pacific Fleet

    Thursday, June 28 2018 8:59 PM EDT2018-06-29 00:59:51 GMT

    There's a hiring fair happening for Pearl Harbor on Thursday at the Blaisdell! 

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    There's a hiring fair happening for Pearl Harbor on Thursday at the Blaisdell! 

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  • Sande Alessi Casting Open Casting Call for Hawaii Five-0 and Magnum P.I.

    Sande Alessi Casting Open Casting Call for Hawaii Five-0 and Magnum P.I.

    Thursday, June 28 2018 5:04 PM EDT2018-06-28 21:04:03 GMT
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    Sande Alessi Casting is the casting team behind Pirates of the Caribbean and Kong: Skull Island and is on Oahu to host an open casting call all day on Saturday, June 30th for the hit series Hawaii Five-0 in it’s 9th season, and the new Magnum P.I.! Sande Alessi Casting will be hiring locals to fill roles...

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    Sande Alessi Casting is the casting team behind Pirates of the Caribbean and Kong: Skull Island and is on Oahu to host an open casting call all day on Saturday, June 30th for the hit series Hawaii Five-0 in it’s 9th season, and the new Magnum P.I.! Sande Alessi Casting will be hiring locals to fill roles...

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  • Analyzing the Republican Gubenatorial candidates

    Analyzing the Republican Gubenatorial candidates

    Thursday, June 28 2018 4:55 PM EDT2018-06-28 20:55:48 GMT
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    We've heard from both leading Republican Gubernatorial candidates last night on wide-ranging issues...

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    We've heard from both leading Republican Gubernatorial candidates last night on wide-ranging issues...

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  • Business Report: A possible wild card factor in labor force participation

    Business Report: A possible wild card factor in labor force participation

    Thursday, June 28 2018 4:39 PM EDT2018-06-28 20:39:29 GMT
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    As the jobless rate has fallen, it has been suggested that part of that is people dropping out of the work force altogether. They're not counted as unemployed because they're not looking for work. A researcher for Deutschebank noticed something interesting – a bit of a correlation between labor force...

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    As the jobless rate has fallen, it has been suggested that part of that is people dropping out of the work force altogether. They're not counted as unemployed because they're not looking for work. A researcher for Deutschebank noticed something interesting – a bit of a correlation between labor force...

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  • Geek Beat, IGTV, Mixer, Facebook for creators

    Geek Beat, IGTV, Mixer, Facebook for creators

    Wednesday, June 27 2018 5:00 PM EDT2018-06-27 21:00:58 GMT
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    The Geeks are back! Ryan Ozawa and Burt Lum from ByteMarks Cafe of HPR1.  In this week's Geek Beat, the geeks take a look at some of the latest...

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    The Geeks are back! Ryan Ozawa and Burt Lum from ByteMarks Cafe of HPR1.  In this week's Geek Beat, the geeks take a look at some of the latest...

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  • Ward Village launches “The Summer Slide” event series

    Ward Village launches “The Summer Slide” event series

    Wednesday, June 27 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-06-27 20:52:18 GMT

    Three photographers. Three shapers. Three groundbreaking decades in the evolution of surfing. WV is paying homage to three bygone eras of surfing in Honolulu with this photo and surfboard-design exhibit by showcasing some of the most emblematic images of the 1960s, ’70s, and ’80s—along with the...

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    Three photographers. Three shapers. Three groundbreaking decades in the evolution of surfing. WV is paying homage to three bygone eras of surfing in Honolulu with this photo and surfboard-design exhibit by showcasing some of the most emblematic images of the 1960s, ’70s, and ’80s—along with the...

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  • Living wages in Hawaii

    Living wages in Hawaii

    Wednesday, June 27 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-06-27 20:43:51 GMT
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    This is a complex, multifaceted issue that has no easy, singular answer.  Our high cost of living, lack of available and affordable housing, reliance on imported goods and energy, and other factors must also be discussed when discussing “living wage”. When raising the minimum wage, many businesses...

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    This is a complex, multifaceted issue that has no easy, singular answer.  Our high cost of living, lack of available and affordable housing, reliance on imported goods and energy, and other factors must also be discussed when discussing “living wage”. When raising the minimum wage, many businesses...

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  • Healthier Hawaii: Updated guidelines for colorectal cancer screenings

    Healthier Hawaii: Updated guidelines for colorectal cancer screenings

    Wednesday, June 27 2018 4:38 PM EDT2018-06-27 20:38:47 GMT
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    On today's Healthier Hawaii, the American Cancer Society has updated its guidelines for colorectal cancer screening. Here to share the details...

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    On today's Healthier Hawaii, the American Cancer Society has updated its guidelines for colorectal cancer screening. Here to share the details...

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  • Is the travel ban unconstitutional?

    Is the travel ban unconstitutional?

    Wednesday, June 27 2018 4:31 PM EDT2018-06-27 20:31:33 GMT
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    As we told you all morning long yesterday, the Supreme Court upheld the latest version of the Travel Ban. Critics called it unconstitutional. Joining us now...

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    As we told you all morning long yesterday, the Supreme Court upheld the latest version of the Travel Ban. Critics called it unconstitutional. Joining us now...

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  • Business Report: May hotel performance

    Business Report: May hotel performance

    Wednesday, June 27 2018 4:23 PM EDT2018-06-27 20:23:28 GMT
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    Waikiki 84% (82%) $222 +4% Other Oahu 80% (76%) $246 +3% Luxury Only 67% (64%) $462 +3% Wailea 86% (84%) $509 +9% West Maui 74% (76%) $284 +5% Other Maui 78% (76%) $410 +13% Luxury Only 79% (76%) $558 +11% Kohala Coast 64% (70%) $337 +12%...

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    Waikiki 84% (82%) $222 +4% Other Oahu 80% (76%) $246 +3% Luxury Only 67% (64%) $462 +3% Wailea 86% (84%) $509 +9% West Maui 74% (76%) $284 +5% Other Maui 78% (76%) $410 +13% Luxury Only 79% (76%) $558 +11% Kohala Coast 64% (70%) $337 +12%...

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  • Sunrise Shape Up: Soccer Conditioning

    Sunrise Shape Up: Soccer Conditioning

    Wednesday, June 27 2018 3:42 PM EDT2018-06-27 19:42:27 GMT
    In the spirit of the world cup, we have created a routine that derives from agility and conditioning drills used to enhance performance during a game of soccer yet are also very beneficial for day to day cardiovascular health, balance, agility and coordination.  Therefore no matter your age or fitness level the exercises demonstrated in today's segment will compliment any routine in the gym or in your preferred workout environment.  The slalom: Set-up, Make a series o...More >>
    In the spirit of the world cup, we have created a routine that derives from agility and conditioning drills used to enhance performance during a game of soccer yet are also very beneficial for day to day cardiovascular health, balance, agility and coordination.  Therefore no matter your age or fitness level the exercises demonstrated in today's segment will compliment any routine in the gym or in your preferred workout environment.  The slalom: Set-up, Make a series o...More >>
  • Allison Izu x Ten Tomorrow One-Year Anniversary event

    Allison Izu x Ten Tomorrow One-Year Anniversary event

    Tuesday, June 26 2018 5:06 PM EDT2018-06-26 21:06:16 GMT
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    On Saturday, June 30, from 2 – 6pm, local fashion designers Allison Song and Summer Shiigi (the two women behind brands Allison Izu and Ten Tomorrow, respectively) are hosting a free, public community event to thank their clients, the community, and their Kaimuki business neighbors. Allison Izu and Ten Tomorrow are busting out new arrivals for the event, paired with markdowns on select items. Allison Izu is featuring her Romy Romper, and two new prints in your favorite styles. ...More >>
    On Saturday, June 30, from 2 – 6pm, local fashion designers Allison Song and Summer Shiigi (the two women behind brands Allison Izu and Ten Tomorrow, respectively) are hosting a free, public community event to thank their clients, the community, and their Kaimuki business neighbors. Allison Izu and Ten Tomorrow are busting out new arrivals for the event, paired with markdowns on select items. Allison Izu is featuring her Romy Romper, and two new prints in your favorite styles. ...More >>
  • Ige, Hanabusa and Senate support a living wage

    Ige, Hanabusa and Senate support a living wage

    Tuesday, June 26 2018 5:01 PM EDT2018-06-26 21:01:47 GMT
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    Governor David Ige, Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa and more than half of the Hawaii State Senate support raising the minimum wage to an hourly rate that ensures full-time workers will be able to afford their basic needs. As the cost of living in 2016 was estimated by the State at $15.79/hr for a single adult...

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    Governor David Ige, Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa and more than half of the Hawaii State Senate support raising the minimum wage to an hourly rate that ensures full-time workers will be able to afford their basic needs. As the cost of living in 2016 was estimated by the State at $15.79/hr for a single adult...

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  • Business Report: How uninterruptible power supplies work

    Business Report: How uninterruptible power supplies work

    Tuesday, June 26 2018 4:49 PM EDT2018-06-26 20:49:31 GMT
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    It sounded like a joke: all city services were interrupted because the uninterruptible power supply was interrupted. But that’s apparently what happened. And it could happen to you. An uninterruptible power supply, or UPS, takes the outside electric power and converts it from alternating current to direct current. It stores that direct current in a battery. At the other end, power is reconverted from DC back to AC and flows through your office. Because the UPS unit stores power,...More >>
    It sounded like a joke: all city services were interrupted because the uninterruptible power supply was interrupted. But that’s apparently what happened. And it could happen to you. An uninterruptible power supply, or UPS, takes the outside electric power and converts it from alternating current to direct current. It stores that direct current in a battery. At the other end, power is reconverted from DC back to AC and flows through your office. Because the UPS unit stores power,...More >>
  • SmartMoney Monday: Back to school spending

    SmartMoney Monday: Back to school spending

    Monday, June 25 2018 3:56 PM EDT2018-06-25 19:56:01 GMT
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    It's getting close, and back to school is an exciting time, but it can also be an expensive one, which also means back to spending time for mom and dad.  Americans will spend approximately $75 billion this year shopping for back to school items. So what can parents do to get their kids ready without...

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    It's getting close, and back to school is an exciting time, but it can also be an expensive one, which also means back to spending time for mom and dad.  Americans will spend approximately $75 billion this year shopping for back to school items. So what can parents do to get their kids ready without...

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  • Mom & Baby Rummage Sale

    Mom & Baby Rummage Sale

    Monday, June 25 2018 3:48 PM EDT2018-06-25 19:48:35 GMT
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    HMHB is a nonprofit organization focused on reducing infant and maternal mortality through programs, services, advocacy and education. HMHB will be hosting a rummage sale on Saturday, June 30, 8am-1pm at the Kukui Center (245 N Kukui St., Honolulu) to raise funds for programs and services including...

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    HMHB is a nonprofit organization focused on reducing infant and maternal mortality through programs, services, advocacy and education. HMHB will be hosting a rummage sale on Saturday, June 30, 8am-1pm at the Kukui Center (245 N Kukui St., Honolulu) to raise funds for programs and services including...

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  • My Philosophy Interview Series

    My Philosophy Interview Series

    Monday, June 25 2018 3:42 PM EDT2018-06-25 19:42:54 GMT

    Born in 1979 in Tokyo, Daisuke moved with his family to New York at age three and spent his formative years in the USA. He experienced true multiculturalism at a young age and learned how to express himself effectively, attending a public elementary school in the inner suburb of New York City...

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    Born in 1979 in Tokyo, Daisuke moved with his family to New York at age three and spent his formative years in the USA. He experienced true multiculturalism at a young age and learned how to express himself effectively, attending a public elementary school in the inner suburb of New York City...

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  • Business Report: Updating Big Island arrivals by air

    Business Report: Updating Big Island arrivals by air

    Monday, June 25 2018 3:34 PM EDT2018-06-25 19:34:14 GMT
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    We’ve gotten more than 30,000 arrivals every day but one since June began. Extrapolating from that, we went over 700,000 June arrivals on Friday morning, and topped 800,000 last night. Every day, Honolulu airport alone welcomes more visitors than Stonehenge did on the summer solstice. But Big Island...

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    We’ve gotten more than 30,000 arrivals every day but one since June began. Extrapolating from that, we went over 700,000 June arrivals on Friday morning, and topped 800,000 last night. Every day, Honolulu airport alone welcomes more visitors than Stonehenge did on the summer solstice. But Big Island...

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  • Braves' Kurt Suzuki in the running for NL All-Star

    Braves' Kurt Suzuki in the running for NL All-Star

    Monday, June 25 2018 2:35 PM EDT2018-06-25 18:35:19 GMT

    Kurt Suzuki is having a great season with the Atlanta Braves. The Maui boy, who's hitting .281 with 26 RBI and 8 home runs, is third in National League voting for all-star catchers. 

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    Kurt Suzuki is having a great season with the Atlanta Braves. The Maui boy, who's hitting .281 with 26 RBI and 8 home runs, is third in National League voting for all-star catchers. 

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  • Business Report: The world's millionaires

    Business Report: The world's millionaires

    Friday, June 22 2018 5:48 PM EDT2018-06-22 21:48:45 GMT
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    It's time for Howard's Illustrated Economics. This morning, more on the world's millionaires. 

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    It's time for Howard's Illustrated Economics. This morning, more on the world's millionaires. 

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  • Hawaiian Word of the Day: Makahiki

    Hawaiian Word of the Day: Makahiki

    Friday, June 22 2018 5:42 PM EDT2018-06-22 21:42:08 GMT
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    Our Hawaiian Word of the Day is "makahiki." The word makahiki means year like "ka makahiki 2017" or "the year 2017."

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    Our Hawaiian Word of the Day is "makahiki." The word makahiki means year like "ka makahiki 2017" or "the year 2017."

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  • Trending - Carpool karaoke with Paul McCartney, cocooning and pug shares Friday feels

    Trending - Carpool karaoke with Paul McCartney, cocooning and pug shares Friday feels

    Friday, June 22 2018 4:36 PM EDT2018-06-22 20:36:07 GMT
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    For what's trending, Steve Uyehara shared an emotional edition of Carpool Karaoke with James Corden. This time, he has legendary singer Paul McCartney in the SUV with him. And it became very emotional when they were singing the song "Let it Be". Corden said that the moment just got to him. McCartney revealed that the words "Let It Be" came to him in a dream in the 1960's from his mother. Grace Lee talked about the benefits of swaddling babies. It's supposed to cal...More >>
    For what's trending, Steve Uyehara shared an emotional edition of Carpool Karaoke with James Corden. This time, he has legendary singer Paul McCartney in the SUV with him. And it became very emotional when they were singing the song "Let it Be". Corden said that the moment just got to him. McCartney revealed that the words "Let It Be" came to him in a dream in the 1960's from his mother. Grace Lee talked about the benefits of swaddling babies. It's supposed to cal...More >>
  • Forensics expert weighs on recent Legionnaires outbreak

    Forensics expert weighs on recent Legionnaires outbreak

    Friday, June 22 2018 4:11 PM EDT2018-06-22 20:11:18 GMT
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    There has been a recent outbreak of Legionnaires disease in Hawaii. Department of Health officials announced on Tuesday that there have been 4 cases of the potentially fatal form of pneumonia so far. One person has died from it. David Carter, an Associate Professor of Forensic Science and the Director of Forensic Sciences program at Chaminade University appeared on Sunrise to talk more about it.  Carter said that the bacteria can be found in freshwater anywhere in the world...More >>
    There has been a recent outbreak of Legionnaires disease in Hawaii. Department of Health officials announced on Tuesday that there have been 4 cases of the potentially fatal form of pneumonia so far. One person has died from it. David Carter, an Associate Professor of Forensic Science and the Director of Forensic Sciences program at Chaminade University appeared on Sunrise to talk more about it.  Carter said that the bacteria can be found in freshwater anywhere in the world...More >>
  • MMA Fighter Ed Thommes

    MMA Fighter Ed Thommes

    Thursday, June 21 2018 4:16 PM EDT2018-06-21 20:16:31 GMT

    MMA fighter and Pearl City grad Ed Thommes has a big fight coming up this weekend. He's competing for Destiny MMA's featherweight title on Saturday...

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    MMA fighter and Pearl City grad Ed Thommes has a big fight coming up this weekend. He's competing for Destiny MMA's featherweight title on Saturday...

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  • La Hiki Kitchen Farm to Table Menu & Moonlight Market

    La Hiki Kitchen Farm to Table Menu & Moonlight Market

    Thursday, June 21 2018 4:10 PM EDT2018-06-21 20:10:10 GMT
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    Sip, shop and dine under the stars at Four Seasons Summer Moonlight Market, presented for the first time on the Resort's beautiful Ocean Lawn at Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina with tasting menus from Chef Garrick Mendoza (Mina's Fish House), Chef Simeon Hall Jr. (La Hiki Kitchen), Chef Ryo Takatsuka...

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    Sip, shop and dine under the stars at Four Seasons Summer Moonlight Market, presented for the first time on the Resort's beautiful Ocean Lawn at Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina with tasting menus from Chef Garrick Mendoza (Mina's Fish House), Chef Simeon Hall Jr. (La Hiki Kitchen), Chef Ryo Takatsuka...

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  • Ohana Matters: Stress due to shelter-living

    Ohana Matters: Stress due to shelter-living

    Thursday, June 21 2018 4:03 PM EDT2018-06-21 20:03:31 GMT
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    Hundreds of families are in shelters on the Big Island due to the eruption, but what is it like for the families there, especially the children? Some of the children are likely experiencing trauma due to the eruption. Now that hundreds of families are in shelters, that's an entirely new kind of trauma--the trauma...

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    Hundreds of families are in shelters on the Big Island due to the eruption, but what is it like for the families there, especially the children? Some of the children are likely experiencing trauma due to the eruption. Now that hundreds of families are in shelters, that's an entirely new kind of trauma--the trauma...

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  • Business Report: The cost of an excise tax surcharge

    Thursday, June 21 2018 3:49 PM EDT2018-06-21 19:49:33 GMT
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    Big Island county services are underfunded by millions of dollars. This was true even before the lava came. Almost two-thirds of county spending is wages, which were negotiated statewide without county input. The county council can reduce spending at any time; no tax vote required. But anyone who thinks...

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    Big Island county services are underfunded by millions of dollars. This was true even before the lava came. Almost two-thirds of county spending is wages, which were negotiated statewide without county input. The county council can reduce spending at any time; no tax vote required. But anyone who thinks...

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  • Dream Expert:

    Dream Expert:

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 4:00 PM EDT2018-06-20 20:00:02 GMT
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    Dream expert, Paul Unkrur, Ph. D., is back to help...

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    Dream expert, Paul Unkrur, Ph. D., is back to help...

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  • Beauty & Grace: Summer swimwear

    Beauty & Grace: Summer swimwear

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 3:54 PM EDT2018-06-20 19:54:11 GMT
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    Summer just around the corner, so it's time to talk about swimwear. This year, there are a few different trends that you're going to see all summer long...

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    Summer just around the corner, so it's time to talk about swimwear. This year, there are a few different trends that you're going to see all summer long...

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  • Driver Licensing Services Appointment System

    Driver Licensing Services Appointment System

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 3:39 PM EDT2018-06-20 19:39:56 GMT
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    After studying the way that Oahu residents do business with city government and aiming to change it for the better, the Department of Customer Services has initiated an appointment system to help shorten the wait time for driver license transactions. Much like making an appointment to see the doctor...

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    After studying the way that Oahu residents do business with city government and aiming to change it for the better, the Department of Customer Services has initiated an appointment system to help shorten the wait time for driver license transactions. Much like making an appointment to see the doctor...

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  • Vet on Set: New policy changes how you fly with your pet

    Vet on Set: New policy changes how you fly with your pet

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:32 PM EDT2018-06-19 21:32:06 GMT

    It just got more difficult to fly with your cats and dogs. United Airlines has a new policy for its PetSafe program that went in effect on June 18, 2018. 

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    It just got more difficult to fly with your cats and dogs. United Airlines has a new policy for its PetSafe program that went in effect on June 18, 2018. 

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  • Supporters discuss bill that bans harmful pesticide containing chlorpyrifos

    Supporters discuss bill that bans harmful pesticide containing chlorpyrifos

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:28 PM EDT2018-06-19 21:28:38 GMT
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    Last week, Gov. David Ige signed a bill into law that bans the use of pesticides with Chlorpyrifos, which has been linked to severe developmental delays in children. 

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    Last week, Gov. David Ige signed a bill into law that bans the use of pesticides with Chlorpyrifos, which has been linked to severe developmental delays in children. 

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  • Legendary sumo wrestler Konishiki to perform at Blue Note Hawaii

    Legendary sumo wrestler Konishiki to perform at Blue Note Hawaii

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 5:05 PM EDT2018-06-19 21:05:38 GMT
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    Legendary sumo wrestler Konishiki is back home in Hawaii. He's in town helping his dad celebrated his 85th birthday and his two nephews' graduations from from high school. 

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    Legendary sumo wrestler Konishiki is back home in Hawaii. He's in town helping his dad celebrated his 85th birthday and his two nephews' graduations from from high school. 

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  • Business Report: Weekend arrivals by air

    Business Report: Weekend arrivals by air

    Tuesday, June 19 2018 4:58 PM EDT2018-06-19 20:58:29 GMT
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    It's time for Howard's Illustrated Economics. This morning, weekend arrivals by air. Saturday and Sunday arrivals are posted on Mondays, so now we can tell you precisely how the weekend went.

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    It's time for Howard's Illustrated Economics. This morning, weekend arrivals by air. Saturday and Sunday arrivals are posted on Mondays, so now we can tell you precisely how the weekend went.

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  • Andy Irons documentary 'Kissed By God' showing on Kauai

    Andy Irons documentary 'Kissed By God' showing on Kauai

    Monday, June 18 2018 5:10 PM EDT2018-06-18 21:10:58 GMT

    Surfing legend, Sunny Garcia, is back in his native Hawaii to talk about his friend, the late Andy Irons, and the documentary on Irons' life. 

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    Surfing legend, Sunny Garcia, is back in his native Hawaii to talk about his friend, the late Andy Irons, and the documentary on Irons' life. 

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  • New equal pay law requires pay secrecy, transparency for employees in Hawaii

    New equal pay law requires pay secrecy, transparency for employees in Hawaii

    Monday, June 18 2018 5:07 PM EDT2018-06-18 21:07:05 GMT

    On average, women working in Hawaii make 83 cents on the dollar in comparison to their male counterparts.

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    On average, women working in Hawaii make 83 cents on the dollar in comparison to their male counterparts.

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  • Senior fall prevention awareness campaign begins

    Senior fall prevention awareness campaign begins

    Monday, June 18 2018 4:47 PM EDT2018-06-18 20:47:42 GMT
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    Much of what goes wrong with the health of seniors starts with falling down. 

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    Much of what goes wrong with the health of seniors starts with falling down. 

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  • SmartMoney Monday: Financially preparing for college

    SmartMoney Monday: Financially preparing for college

    Monday, June 18 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-06-18 20:43:10 GMT
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    The first year of college is the first time many kids have been responsible for managing money on their own. If you're getting ready to send your child off to college for the first time, it's important to help them get financially prepared to handle life on their own, away from Mom and Dad. But according to one study...

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    The first year of college is the first time many kids have been responsible for managing money on their own. If you're getting ready to send your child off to college for the first time, it's important to help them get financially prepared to handle life on their own, away from Mom and Dad. But according to one study...

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  • Business Report: Did the floods and the lava affect unemployment?

    Business Report: Did the floods and the lava affect unemployment?

    Monday, June 18 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-06-18 20:34:11 GMT
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    Every week, the state counts the number of NEW applications for unemployment. Island by island, we know precisely how many people have newly joined the jobless rolls.  Or do we? These are the Kauai and Big Island new jobless claims numbers for the most recent weeks we have. Kauai has risen...

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    Every week, the state counts the number of NEW applications for unemployment. Island by island, we know precisely how many people have newly joined the jobless rolls.  Or do we? These are the Kauai and Big Island new jobless claims numbers for the most recent weeks we have. Kauai has risen...

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  • Trending - increased security at Eiffel Tower and Incredibles 2 breaks record

    Trending - increased security at Eiffel Tower and Incredibles 2 breaks record

    Monday, June 18 2018 3:49 PM EDT2018-06-18 19:49:01 GMT
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    In what's trending, Howard Dicus talked about how terrorism is changing the way security is conducted at the Eiffel Tower. It's now protected on the north and south sides by a glass wall, 10 feet high and two inches thick. You can walk through after passing through security. There are metal walls on the east and west side to prevent truck bombers. The tower is 129 years old. Gustave Eiffel not only designed it but also helped design the Statue of Liberty. Billy V had a week...More >>
    In what's trending, Howard Dicus talked about how terrorism is changing the way security is conducted at the Eiffel Tower. It's now protected on the north and south sides by a glass wall, 10 feet high and two inches thick. You can walk through after passing through security. There are metal walls on the east and west side to prevent truck bombers. The tower is 129 years old. Gustave Eiffel not only designed it but also helped design the Statue of Liberty. Billy V had a week...More >>
  • Kupuna Celebrations: Happy 101st birthday, Aunty Chik Yamashiro!

    Kupuna Celebrations: Happy 101st birthday, Aunty Chik Yamashiro!

    Friday, June 15 2018 6:10 PM EDT2018-06-15 22:10:56 GMT
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    Time to celebrate with our Kupuna. Aunty Chik Yamashiro just turned 101 years old.

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    Time to celebrate with our Kupuna. Aunty Chik Yamashiro just turned 101 years old.

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  • Tickets on sale for Henry Kapono and Friends' 3rd concert

    Tickets on sale for Henry Kapono and Friends' 3rd concert

    Friday, June 15 2018 4:01 PM EDT2018-06-15 20:01:35 GMT
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    Time to buy tickets. Henry Kapono is getting ready to entertain at the 3rd annual Henry Kapono & FRIENDS concert at the Waikiki Shell on Saturday, August 25, 2018. Tickets are now on sale at ticketmaster.com. Henry performed live on Sunrise to celebrate and to promote the occasion.  Here are some of the people in the line-up so far:  Kalapana Jerry Santos of Olomana Keola Beamer Robert Cazimero Na Leo Pilimehana John Cruz Brother Noland Robi Kahakalau Alx ...More >>
    Time to buy tickets. Henry Kapono is getting ready to entertain at the 3rd annual Henry Kapono & FRIENDS concert at the Waikiki Shell on Saturday, August 25, 2018. Tickets are now on sale at ticketmaster.com. Henry performed live on Sunrise to celebrate and to promote the occasion.  Here are some of the people in the line-up so far:  Kalapana Jerry Santos of Olomana Keola Beamer Robert Cazimero Na Leo Pilimehana John Cruz Brother Noland Robi Kahakalau Alx ...More >>
  • The Foodie Fix: Butcher and Bird

    The Foodie Fix: Butcher and Bird

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:53:47 GMT
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    For this week's Foodie Fix, we're going to talk about Butcher and Bird. Right now it's a soft opening but they have their grand opening on Saturday. If you want to check it out they have...

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    For this week's Foodie Fix, we're going to talk about Butcher and Bird. Right now it's a soft opening but they have their grand opening on Saturday. If you want to check it out they have...

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  • Multiple Award Winner Nathan Aweau Releases New Album

    Multiple Award Winner Nathan Aweau Releases New Album

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:43:29 GMT
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    Three-time Male Vocalist of the Year and winner of well over a dozen Na Hoku Hanohano Awards (Hawai'i's GRAMMY® Award), Nathan Aweau has released his 6th solo album, Mau Loa. Filled primarily with slower, sentimental songs, the album also contains a light-hearted song about the town of Ewa...

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    Three-time Male Vocalist of the Year and winner of well over a dozen Na Hoku Hanohano Awards (Hawai'i's GRAMMY® Award), Nathan Aweau has released his 6th solo album, Mau Loa. Filled primarily with slower, sentimental songs, the album also contains a light-hearted song about the town of Ewa...

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  • How many investment properties are in Hawaii?

    How many investment properties are in Hawaii?

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:37 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:37:43 GMT
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    We often speak of INVESTMENT properties, including condos owned by non-residents. But how many of those are there? Scott Higashi joins us from ...

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    We often speak of INVESTMENT properties, including condos owned by non-residents. But how many of those are there? Scott Higashi joins us from ...

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  • Pacific Rim Report: The U.S. - North Korea summit

    Pacific Rim Report: The U.S. - North Korea summit

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:26 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:26:47 GMT
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    It was a whole new kind of summit, the Trump-Kim meeting. And any question we can ask boils down to...

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    It was a whole new kind of summit, the Trump-Kim meeting. And any question we can ask boils down to...

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  • Business Report: Why wages aren't increasing

    Business Report: Why wages aren't increasing

    Thursday, June 14 2018 4:17 PM EDT2018-06-14 20:17:05 GMT
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    It's been 10 years since the stock market crash. The economy has been growing; the stock market has been climbing. Unemployment has fallen to a several-decades low. Businesses are having trouble filling openings. These conditions are supposed to unleash robust wage increases. But in most industries...

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    It's been 10 years since the stock market crash. The economy has been growing; the stock market has been climbing. Unemployment has fallen to a several-decades low. Businesses are having trouble filling openings. These conditions are supposed to unleash robust wage increases. But in most industries...

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  • Healthier Hawaii: June is Men’s Health Month

    Healthier Hawaii: June is Men’s Health Month

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 5:27 PM EDT2018-06-13 21:27:10 GMT

    June is Men’s Health Month, and while both men and women are at risk for kidney stones, men develop kidney stones more frequently than women – about three times more frequently. 

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    June is Men’s Health Month, and while both men and women are at risk for kidney stones, men develop kidney stones more frequently than women – about three times more frequently. 

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  • Business Report: A close look at Kauai arrivals

    Business Report: A close look at Kauai arrivals

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 5:25 PM EDT2018-06-13 21:25:51 GMT

    Since June began, arrivals by air are up 16% to Maui and 21% to the Big Island, in line with previous months.

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    Since June began, arrivals by air are up 16% to Maui and 21% to the Big Island, in line with previous months.

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  • Geek Beat: Screen Time, Augmented Reality, Memoji

    Geek Beat: Screen Time, Augmented Reality, Memoji

    Wednesday, June 13 2018 3:57 PM EDT2018-06-13 19:57:56 GMT

    With people spending an average of more than 20 hours a week online, getting addicted to surfing the net is a real possibility. Gaming, social media, and streaming content can all be attractive to those who don't take precaution. In this week's Geek Beat, Ryan Ozawa and Burt Lum from Byte Marks Cafe...

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    With people spending an average of more than 20 hours a week online, getting addicted to surfing the net is a real possibility. Gaming, social media, and streaming content can all be attractive to those who don't take precaution. In this week's Geek Beat, Ryan Ozawa and Burt Lum from Byte Marks Cafe...

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