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Popular former Big Island Mayor Kenoi succumbs to cancer, Legislature seeks to tighten reins of auditor, gambling bills introduced, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Billy Kenoi on Dec. 6, 2016, at his last ribbon-cutting  Former Mayor Billy Kenoi succumbs to cancer: Kenoi leaves a long legacy of a bodacious life. Hawaii lost a rising political star and ambassador of aloha Tuesday with the death of former Big Island Mayor Billy Kenoi. West Hawaii Today.Praise pours in for former Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi. Former Hawaii County Mayor Billy Kenoi, once a rising star in the Hawaii Democratic Party, died Tuesday at his home in Volcano after a bou...
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LA City Council focuses on equitable distribution of coronavirus vaccines

Several Los Angeles City Council members on Wednesday, Jan. 27, grilled county health and fire department officials about their efforts to roll out vaccines in communities that have been the most vulnerable to COVID-19, such as Boyle Heights, Pacoima, MacArthur Park and South Los Angeles. Those areas have among the highest COVID-19 death and case rates, but recent statistics from the county have shown that vaccination rates have been higher in more affluent areas, such as the west San Fernando V...
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With New Social Security Guides, RMF Hopes Education Leads to Reverse Mortgage Consideration

Reverse Mortgage Funding, LLC (RMF) has announced the availability of two new, digital Social Security guides for 2021. One is designed to help consumers maximize retirement benefits, while the second aims to support planning professionals in better serving the long-term financial goals of their clients. By spearheading education on this important topic for retirees, it is hoped that more seniors will consider options that can include a reverse mortgage in a holistic financial plan. The guide...
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Boris Johnson ‘hopeful’ schools will reopen on 8 March – video

Boris Johnson has said that 8 March is the earliest schools could reopen, but warned the date depended on ‘lots of things going right’. A firm decision will be taken in the week of 22 February after reviewing infection and vaccination data, the prime minister saidBoris Johnson hopes schools in England will reopen from 8 MarchUK Covid live Continue reading...
Tags: England, Education, UK News, Schools, Boris Johnson, Johnson, Coronavirus


Watch John Cage Play His “Silent” 4’33” in Harvard Square, Presented by Nam June Paik (1973)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9RAgthGA-9Q Have you ever played 4’33” in public? Or rather, have you ever not played 4’33” in public? Calling as its score does for no notes at all over its titular duration, John Cage’s signature 1952 composition has made many ponder (and just as many joke about) what it means to actually perform the thing. If music is, by its most basic definition, organized sound, then 4’33” is anti-music, the deliberate absence of organized sound. Yet it isn’t silence...
Tags: Google, Art, Music, College, Boston, Jfk, Seoul, Orwell, Cage, John Cage, Facebook Twitter, Nam June Paik, Paik, Harvard Square, Brooklyn Rail, Brattle


How to Talk to Kids About the Holocaust

Today marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the 76th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. While it marks an important day for adults to remember the atrocities of the Holocaust and honor the six million Jews who were killed, you may also be wondering how much—if anything—you should be teaching…Read more...
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Bridgerton Fashion: Modern Outfits Inspired by the Ladies of Mayfair

Outfits to inspire your own coming out look.
Tags: College, Inspiration, Netflix, United Kingdom, Mayfair, TV fashion


Watch Amanda Gorman Read “The Hill We Climb,” “Making Mountains As We Run,” “Fury and Faith,” and More

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wz4YuEvJ3y4 Led by celebrity host Tom Hanks, the Biden inauguration’s entertainers, A-listers all, were safe bets, reliable stadium-fillers with instant mass appeal. They “did exactly what we needed them to do,” remarked Stephanie Zacharek at TIME, offering the reassurance that “we no longer need to live in dread.” They were “singers you actually know,” Alexis Petridis wrote at The Guardian. The comment was a dig at the previous administration’s C and D-li...
Tags: Google, Congress, College, Boston, Poetry, US, America, Los Angeles, Harvard, Current Affairs, Cambridge, Pbs, Jfk, Facebook Twitter, Josh Jones, Alexis Petridis


Algerian Cave Paintings Suggest Humans Did Magic Mushrooms 9,000 Years Ago

We moderns might wonder what ancient peoples did when not hunting, gathering, and reproducing. The answer is that they did mushrooms, at least according to one interpretation of cave paintings at Tassili n’Ajjer in Algeria, some of which go back 9,000 years. “Here are the earliest known depictions of shamans with large numbers of grazing cattle,” writes ethnobotanist/mystic Terence McKenna in his book Food of the Gods: The Search for the Original Tree of Knowledge. “The shamans are dancing with...
Tags: Psychology, Google, Art, College, History, Reddit, Algeria, Seoul, Johns Hopkins, Facebook Twitter, U S Forest Service, McKenna, Sahara, Roland Griffiths, Brian Akers, Colin Marshall


Climate activist Luisa Neubauer: 'how can we turn this anxiety into something constructive?'

The German activist gives her advice to young people on how to help tackle the climate crisis“Once we decide to do something about [the climate crisis] we can move mountains.” If the motivational quote sounds familiar, that’s because it is. Meet “the German Greta”, 24-year-old climate activist Luisa Neubauer, one of the main organisers of the Fridays for Future movement in the country, which organised the school strikes prior to the pandemic.A “sense of loss,” she says, led to her involvement in...
Tags: Students, Education, Climate Change, Higher Education, Universities, Young People, Luisa Neubauer


Cimate activist Luisa Neubauer: 'how can we turn this anxiety into something constructive?'

The German activist gives her advice to young people on how to help tackle the climate crisis“Once we decide to do something about [the climate crisis] we can move mountains.” If the motivational quote sounds familiar, that’s because it is. Meet “the German Greta”, 24-year-old climate activist Luisa Neubauer, one of the main organisers of the Fridays for Future movement in the country, which organised the school strikes prior to the pandemic.A “sense of loss,” she says, led to her involvement in...
Tags: Students, Education, Climate Change, Higher Education, Universities, Young People, Luisa Neubauer



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