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Hawaii's Congressional delegation reacts to president's attack on media.

In a speech to the American Conservative Union President Donald Trump leveled a verbal assault on some media outlets he calls 'dishonest.'

- Hawaii News Now - US

Hawaii churches plan out how they'll offer sanctuary to immigrant communities.

An Oahu church is taking a stand against President Trump's plan to increase deportations. It's all part of a national movement to provide sanctuaries for undocumented immigrants facing arrest. Members from different religious groups came together recently to discuss how they could support Hawaii's immigrant community. 'It's ...

- Hawaii News Now - US

Group: Gabbard isn't making herself available for tough questions.

A Hawaii group is calling out U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard for not offering more opportunities for her constituents to ask her tough questions.

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NASA Eyes Pineapple Express Soaking California.

NASA has estimated rainfall from the Pineapple Express over the coastal regions southwestern Oregon and northern California from the series of storms in February, 2017.The West Coast is once again feeling the effects of the "Pineapple Express." Back in early January one of these "atmospheric river" events, which taps into ...

- ENN - US

Maui residents protest diversion of Maui water.

Maui residents are calling on Hawaii land owner Alexander & Baldwin to disclose the impacts of the company's proposed 30-year lease for water from island streams.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Vet's family reunites under new program after decades apart.

When Jesus Milla was able to move from the Philippines to Hawaii, one of the first things he did was to start the process of bringing the rest of his family. More than two decades later, they're finally here.

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UH-M's message to high school seniors: Consider staying home for college.

Preparations are underway for Saturday's University of Hawaii Preview Day.

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What to feed astronauts on long hauls? A UH student might have the answer.

What will astronauts eat on the long journey to Mars? Research at the University of Hawaii at Manoa could help answer that question.

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Friday's Digital Shortcast.

The University of Hawaii reaffirms its support for transgender students in the wake of a presidential order, and repairs to falling ceiling tiles at the state Capitol building begins.

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20 years after losing leg to shark, Kauai man among animal's strongest advocates.

A shark nearly took his life, but now a Kauai man is hoping to spread the word about how to save the apex predator.

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Smash-and-grab theft reported at Pearlridge jewelery store.

Honolulu police are investigating an apparent smash-and-grab theft at a jewelery store inside the Pearlridge Shopping Center.

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Credit card, personal info targeted in Hawaii tour company hack

Roberts Hawaii is warning customers about a security breach that may affect customers from July 2015 to December 2016.

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Judge: Kauai police body cams don't violate union agreement

A Circuit Court judge on Friday upheld a ruling that will Kauai police to continue outfitting officers with body cameras.

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Hawaii's Congressional delegation reacts to President's latest attack on "fake news"

In a speech to the American Conservative Union President Donald Trump leveled a verbal assault on some media outlets he calls 'dishonest.'

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Local church seeks to defy President's deportation plan by helping undocumented immigrants

An Oahu church is taking a stand against President Trump's plan to increase deportations. It's all part of a national movement to provide sanctuaries for undocumented immigrants facing arrest. Members from different religious groups came together recently to discuss how they could support Hawaii's immigrant community. 'It's ...

- Hawaii News Now - US

Hawaii: Shopping, food and family fun in the sun

THE SHOPPING While Hawaii is best known for sun, sand and surf, it also has a reputation as a serious shopping destination. Plus, shopping addicts need not worry about excess baggage charges on the way back — Hawaiian Airlines...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Democrats have gotten the message from their base: Resist. Fight. Don't give in.

Hey, apparently elected Democrats have noticed all the people protesting in the streets and airports and calling their offices to say vote no on Trump's appointees and agenda.'  Part of what I think the Bernie campaign taught us, even the Trump campaign taught us, and now the resistance is teaching us, is just ditch the ...

- Daily Kos - US

Hawaii bill would limit individuals' public records requests

A bill in the Hawaii Legislature could limit some people's rights to file records requests with public agencies.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Hawaii bill could boost funding for rat lungworm battle

Hawaii lawmakers are considering putting up hundreds of thousands of dollars to fight rat lungworm disease, a condition in which parasitic worm larvae infect people's brains.

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Flagging enrollment, rising tuition spur tough questions for UH-Manoa

The cost of attending the state's largest public university is getting out of reach for many Hawaii families, say lawmakers, who are proposing a moratorium on tuition hikes and spending restrictions for UH-Manoa.

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After 22 years of separation, WWII vet's family reunites under new program

When Jesus Milla was able to move from the Philippines to Hawaii, one of the first things he did was to start the process of bringing the rest of his family. More than two decades later, they're finally here.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Maui security guard loses fingertip in scuffle with belligerent man

A Maui Mall security officer confronted a troublemaker on Monday, and in turn, lost the tip of her finger.

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Outdoor activities in Hawaii

Here's a list of the best places to get your adventure on around the islands of Hawaii.

- Matador Network - US

Hawaii bill would ban licenses for some foreign fishermen

A proposal in the Hawaii Legislature has the potential to cripple the state's commercial fishing industry after an Associated Press investigation found foreign fishermen confined to boats and living in subpar conditions.

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All lanes of Kunia Rd. reopened following critical crash

A critical crash on Thursday morning has closed a stretch of Kunia Road in the northbound direction as Honolulu police investigate.

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HFD battle storage structure fire in Waiawa

Honolulu firefighters on Thursday morning battled a storage fire in Waiawa that created huge plumes of smoke that could be seen from the H-1 Freeway.

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HECO: Rate increase needed to cover rising costs

Your electric bill could be going up this year if Hawaiian Electric Company's rate hike request gets the OK from the state Public Utilities Commission.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Police investigating 'sextortion' case in which UH student was victimized

In the wake of an incident involving a University of Hawaii student, experts are trying to raise awareness about the growing problem of 'sextortion' on Oahu, in which victims are told to hand over a large sum of money or risk sexually explicit images of them being pasted online.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Law aimed at protecting military children is tested just weeks after being signed

Talia's Law, which was signed by President Barrack Obama on December 23, 2015, is being tested after the infant son of a Schofield soldier died.Hawaii News Now has learned that the Honolulu Police Department, not the Army, made the initial call to the state's Child Protective Services agency after the 2-month-old boy was ...

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Lucky we live Honolulu? Not according to this ranking

What's the best state capital to live in? Not Honolulu.

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Maui Land & Pineapple posts 4Q profit

Maui Land & Pineapple Co. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $7.4 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.

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Hawaii grocery shoppers raise enough to feed 500 for a year

Grocery shoppers donated more than $227,000 to the Hawaii Foodbank's annual 'Check-Out Hunger' campaign from November to January, the food bank announced Thursday.

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Cast your vote for Hawaii student in Doodle4Google contest

Public voting began Thursday for the Doodle4Google art contest in which a Hawaii student's artwork is representing Hawaii for a chance to be featured on Google's homepage.

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Tour bus fatally strikes 65-year-old woman on her birthday

A tour bus fatally struck a 65-year-old Honolulu woman Thursday morning near Ala Moana Center.

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State looks to bolster lead poisoning surveillance in Hawaii kids

Some 140 Hawaii children tested positive for dangerously-high levels of lead in their systems over the five-year period ending in 2015, newly-compiled state figures show.

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UH tuition cap could limit financial burden for parents, students

Lawmakers want to block the University of Hawaii from making future tuition hikes, saying rising tuition at the state's only public university system is becoming unbearable for Hawaii's families. 'Higher education is slowly becoming out of their reach. One of the reasons we're seeing the decline in enrollment is the tuition ...

- Hawaii News Now - US

Rock band Journey to perform for sold out Hawaii crowd

The legendary 80s rock band Journey is performing for a sold out crowd at the Blaisdell Arena this week.

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Kona paddleboarder films "amazing" close encounter with tiger shark

Ever since she moved to Hawaii Island from Mexico nearly two years ago, Alexis Iacuzzo says she's been hoping -- unlike most others probably would -- to encounter a tiger shark in the open ocean. Earlier this week, her wish was granted.

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Filipino WWII vet's family first to arrive in Hawaii under new program

When Jesus Milla was able to move from the Philippines to Hawaii, one of the first things he did was to start the process of bringing the rest of his family. More than two decades later, they're finally here.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Hawaii bill would ban licenses for some foreign fishermen

HONOLULU " Hawaii lawmakers are considering a proposal with the potential to cripple the state's commercial fishing industry after an Associated Press investigation found foreign fishermen confined to boats and living in subpar...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

The 25 best beaches in the US, ranked

The INSIDER Summary: • TripAdvisor has released its 2017 Travelers' Choice Awards, naming the 25 best beaches in the US.• Florida's Siesta Key Beach claims the title of America's best beach, followed by coastal stretches across the country in Hawaii, California, Georgia, and more. • TripAdvisor also found the ...

- Business Insider - US

Tour the exclusive, $25,000-a-year club where athletes and billionaires vacation in Hawaii

KohanaikiAn average of eight million people visit the Hawaiian islands each year. But it's not likely that many of those tourists will have an experience that parallels what members can have at Kohanaiki, an exclusive club near Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii. With an annual membership fee of $25,000 , Kohanaiki offers ...

- Business Insider - US

Hawaii: A hot choice

THE SHOPPING While Hawaii is best known for sun, sand and surf, it also has a reputation as a serious shopping destination. Plus, shopping addicts need not worry about excess baggage charges on the way back - Hawaiian Airlines...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Planned dairy in Hawaii delays approval process

A planned dairy farm in Hawaii has taken a step back by withdrawing parts of its application to allow more time for discussion of its likely environmental impact.

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PUC starts public hearings on Hawaiian Electric rate hike request

Your electric bill may be going up later this year if Hawaiian Electric Company's rate hike request gets the okay from the state Public Utilities Commission.

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HPD investigating 'sextortion' crime in which UH student wired hundreds of dollars overseas

A University of Hawaii student is a latest victim in ‘sextortion’ scheme on Oahu.

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Hawaii bill would ban licenses for some foreign fishermen

Hawaii lawmakers are considering a proposal with the potential to cripple the state's commercial fishing industry after an Associated Press investigation found foreign fishermen confined to boats and living in … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Boy nearly swept out to sea as daring rescue in Hawaii caught on camera

Bystanders come to the aid of a boy, 8, trapped in rough seas as a harrowing rescue in Hawaii is caught on camera.

- Global News - CA

Protest set in Honolulu against closure of Dakota pipeline camp

Demonstrators are planning to protest in the heart of downtown Honolulu as the deadline arrives for the closure of a protest camp against an oil pipeline in North Dakota.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Audit: Kauai Humane Society misused public funds, violated euthanasia laws

The Kauai Humane Society misused public monies, kept poor records and violated state animal euthanasia law, according to recently-released county audit.

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