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Why retirees are heading to this state.

Working 5 days a week for 35 years, you're owed that retirement in Hawaii. Angeli Kakade has the story.        

- USA TODAY - US

U.S. judge to hear arguments on longer block to travel ban.

A federal judge in Hawaii who temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's revised travel ban planned to hear arguments Wednesday on whether to extend his order until the state's lawsuit works its way through the courts.

- Newsday - US

Staying at the Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Location: Right in the thick of the action on Honolulu's famous Waikiki Beach. Note that there are two Outrigger hotels on Waikiki - the other is a 10-minute walk south. The hotel is about a half-hour drive from the airport, if the...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Ringo Is a Beatle, Hawaii Is a State--Why Isn't Pluto a Planet?.

After more than a decade of controversy, the debate over the icy world’s demotion to “dwarf planet” status shows no sign of stopping --

- Scientific American - US

U.S. judge to hear arguments on longer block to travel ban.

A federal judge in Hawaii who temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's revised travel ban planned to hear arguments Wednesday on whether to extend his order until the state's lawsuit works its way through the courts. But even if U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson does not issue a longer-lasting...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Security guard fatally shoots family's dog at Honolulu airport.

A security guard at Honolulu International Airport fatally shot a family's dog on Tuesday evening, after the pet apparently got loose in an open area.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Suspect in fatal Las Vegas shooting was former Hawaii resident.

The suspect charged in a deadly shooting on the Las Vegas strip over the weekend had Hawaii ties.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Coast Guard's new Kamokuna restrictions could sink lava tours.

The U.S. Coast Guard established a restricted zone around Hawaii Island's Kamokuna ocean entry on Tuesday, a move designed to increase spectator safety but one that has angered tour operators that frequent the area.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Family: Dog fatally shot by Securitas Officer at Honolulu International Airport.

An investigation is underway for an incident that happened Tuesday night at the Honolulu International Airport.

- Hawaii News Now - US

US judge to hear arguments on longer block to travel ban.

HONOLULU — A federal judge in Hawaii who temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's revised travel ban planned to hear arguments Wednesday on whether to extend his order until the state's lawsuit works its way through the courts.

- Billings Gazette - US

Former Honorary Consul in Hawaii Kusuma Cooray honored for work in U.S.-Sri Lanka relations.

Mar 29, Honolulu: Kapiʻolani Community College Professor Emerita Kusuma Cooray was honored by the U.S. Pacific Command for her work as Honorary Consul of Sri Lanka from 2001 to 2017.

- ColomboPage.com - LK

As sea level rises, much of Honolulu and Waikiki vulnerable to groundwater inundation

New research from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa reveals a large part of the the heavily urbanized area of Honolulu and Waikīkī is at risk of groundwater inundation—flooding that occurs as groundwater is lifted above the ground surface due to sea level rise. Shellie Habel, lead author of the study and doctoral ...

- ENN - US

Native Hawaiian Judge Receiving Death Threats after Order Stopping Travel Ban

A Pacific Islander judge who issued a temporary restraining order last week to stop President Trump’s executive order banning travel from six predominantly Muslim countries is receiving death threats. Judge Derrick Watson of the District of Hawaii is now under...

- New America Media - US

US judge to hear arguments on longer block to travel ban

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- Miami Herald - US

US judge to hear arguments on longer block to travel ban

A federal judge in Hawaii who temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's revised travel ban planned to hear arguments Wednesday on whether to extend his order until the state's lawsuit works its way through the courts.

- FOX News - US

US judge to hear arguments on longer block to travel ban

HONOLULU " A federal judge in Hawaii is hearing arguments on whether to extend his temporary order blocking President Donald Trump's revised travel ban.A hearing in Honolulu is set for Wednesday. But even if U.S. District Judge...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Honolulu homeowners starting to offer up dwellings for rent

A year and a half after Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell signed the city's accessory dwelling unit into law, nearly 150 applications have been approved for permits allowing homeowners to have the units on their property.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Report: Hawaii coffee production, value on the rise

Federal statistics show Hawaii's coffee season for the 2016-17 year looks promising statewide with an increase in production, yield and value.

- Hawaii News Now - US

2 arrested in separate city bus incidents in McCully area

Honolulu police on Monday responded to two separate incidents involving disruptive passengers on city buses in the McCully area.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Hawaii actor has big role in new 'Spider-Man' movie

He's not a household name yet -- but give it time.

- Hawaii News Now - US

TRAFFIC ALERT: Filming for Hawaii Five-0 spurs lane closures on H-1 Freeway

Heads up, commuters: Filming for a TV show will spur intermittent closures in West Oahu on Tuesday.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Actor Jack Black jokes that filming in Hawaii was 'pure hell'

Sure, Leonardo DiCaprio waded through freezing waters, stomped through snow and fought a bear for 'The Revenant.'

- Hawaii News Now - US

Report: Hawaii taxpayers don't get much 'return' for their investment

There's a give and take with taxes. Taxpayers hand over a chunk over cash to the government every year and expect some things in return -- good roads, schools and services.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Lawmakers push green energy plans despite Trump's executive order

President Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday that rolls back environmental and pollution regulations established by his predecessor. In Hawaii, however, proposals aimed ...

- Hawaii News Now - US

UH study: Compound found in seafood, algae 'activates' longevity gene

University of Hawaii researchers are touting a potential breakthrough in the study of aging.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Coast Guard's new Kamokuna restrictions could sink lava tour operators

The U.S. Coast Guard established a restricted zone around Hawaii Island's Kamokuna ocean entry on Tuesday, a move designed to increase spectator safety but one that has angered tour operators that frequent the area.

- Hawaii News Now - US

State struggles to provide services to students with autism

Hawaii mental health professionals argue that the state has failed to provide hundreds of students with autism a treatment that they're entitled to.

- Hawaii News Now - US

After three strikes in the Ninth on Trump's Muslim ban, administration not rushing back to court

The same anti-Muslim bigotry that helped Donald Trump on the campaign trail may have driven a stake through the heart of his anti-Muslim agenda. And Justice Department lawyers seem to know it. After rushing into court within 24 hours of the initial order blocking most of Trump's first Muslim ban attempt, government ...

- Daily Kos - US

Tesla solar in Hawaii is a sign of things to come

Filed under: Green,Videos,Tesla,Green Automakers,Technology,Solar 272 Powerpacks mean solar energy around the clock.Continue reading Tesla solar in Hawaii is a sign of things to come Tesla solar in Hawaii is a sign of things to come originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:40:00 EDT. Please see our terms for ...

- Autoblog - US

Military digging up WWII battle remains from Hawaii cemetery

Military and Veterans Affairs officials are digging up the remains of 94 unidentified Marines and sailors killed on a remote atoll in the Pacific during one of World War II's bloodiest battles

- ABC News - US

Military digging up WWII battle remains from Hawaii cemetery

The servicemen were killed in the Battle of Tarawa in 1943 and buried as unknowns at a national cemetery in Honolulu after the war. More than 990 U.S. Marines and 30 U.S. sailors were killed in the three-day battle. About 550 are still unidentified.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Seabird bones, fossils reveal broad food-web shift in North Pacific

For thousands of years, the Hawaiian petrel has soared over the Pacific Ocean, feeding on fish and squid. Now, using evidence preserved in the birds' bones, scientists at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History and Michigan State University have discovered that the now endangered seabird has experienced a ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Aloha Abu Dhabi is back — and big

Live music performances, street performers, water sport activities, Aloha dances and a Hawaiian themed puppet show are featured at the beach carnival

- GulfNews - AE

As sea level rises, much of Honolulu and Waikiki vulnerable to groundwater inundation

New research from the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa reveals a large part of the heavily urbanized area of Honolulu and Waikiki, Hawai'i is at risk of groundwater inundation—flooding that occurs as groundwater is lifted above the ground surface due to sea level rise. Shellie Habel, lead author of the study and ...

- PhysOrg - NL

9 restaurants, 1 kitchen, no dining room - virtual restaurants open for online delivery

Forget about getting reservations at a flurry of trendy-sounding restaurants that opened recently on the North Side, offering diners everything from quinoa bowls to burgers to Hawaiian poke. That's because the restaurants don't really exist, at least not in a bricks-and-mortar sense. Capitalizing...

- Chicago Tribune - US

Local Leaders Should Know the Constitutional and Public Safety Risks of Joining Trump's Deportation Force

We're reaching out to communities across the country to make sure police say no to Trump's harsh anti-immigrant policies. You may have heard how Trump is trying to bully local police departments into becoming part of his deportation force. ACLU affiliates across the country are fighting back. Right now, we're sending ...

- ACLU - US

Haleakala ranger criticized for cultural insensitivity

A Haleakala National Park ranger and a teacher from an Oahu public charter school got into a heated exchange and it was captured all on camera.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Big Island councilors oppose mayor's composting plan

The Hawaii County Council and Mayor Harry Kim remain at odds over the canceling of a contract related to the organic waste diversion program on the Big Island.

- Hawaii News Now - US

HFD investigating cause of blaze in Waianae

Honolulu Fire Department officials are trying to determine what caused a blaze at an unoccupied home in Waianae on Sunday night.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Increased aircraft activity expected as part of Sentry Aloha exercise

The public may see military fighter jets flying around Oahu this week as part of the Sentry Aloha exercise, according to the Hawaii Air National Guard.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Titans' Mariota back in Hawaii to discuss nonprofit Motiv8

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota is back in Hawaii.

- Hawaii News Now - US

'Moana' star Auli'i Cravalho's version of popular song goes gold

Hawaii's Auli'i Cravalho just continues to impress.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Report: Hawaii among worst states to be a doctor

No doubt, doctors are among some of the highest paid and most educated professionals in the nation, but Hawaii ranks low on the list when it comes to the best places to practice medicine, a new study says.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Hawaiian Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Kahului

A Honolulu-bound flight from Oakland made an emergency landing in Kahului on Monday after passengers smelled smoke in the cabin.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Hawaii woman touches hearts with special gift for grandparents

Kahealani Paradis couldn't be more grateful to her grandparents.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Hawaii federal workers worry pledged spending cuts could spur layoffs

The president's proposed budget includes deep cuts to a number of federal agencies, and federal workers fear in the islands fear that could translate into layoffs, furloughs and big impacts to services for residents.

- Hawaii News Now - US

Pele turns off popular Kamokuna 'lava hose' once again

The popular 'lava hose' at Kilauea's Kamokuna ocean entry is no longer spewing molten rock into the ocean, according to geologists with the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory.

- Hawaii News Now - US

In Travel Ban Battle, Don't Look at Campaign Statements, DOJ Says

In determining the constitutionality of President Trump's travel ban executive order, courts shouldn't look back to Trump's statements as a candidate, the Department of Justice says. District courts in Maryland and Hawaii blocked Trump's newest travel ban two weeks ago, finding it to be likely unconstitutional. Both judges ...

- FindLaw - US

What history tells us about Boy Scouts and inclusion

From the Honolulu Advertiser , a photo of a multiethnic Boy Scout troop called the 'Queen's own.' Honolulu AdvertiserIn the last two decades, a tense debate has risen over membership policies of the Boy Scouts of America. The organization moved to allow openly gay Scouts in 2013 and troop leaders in 2015. And just this ...

- The Conversation - UK

Obama is going to a secluded island to write a book

Honolulu-born former President Barack Obama is returning to his tropical roots to work on his memoir, The Washington Post reports. On the heels of post-presidency vacations through Palm Springs, the Caribbean, and Hawaii, Obama is now staying on the South Pacific island of Tetiaroa, where he reportedly plans to write his ...

- The Week - US

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