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Native Hawaiians hard hit by COVID, Health Department denies researchers data, local hotel tax advances on Oahu and Maui, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaiian ohana ©2021 All Hawaii NewsSurge in COVID deaths took heavy toll on Native Hawaiian community. Experts say in the past two weeks, Native Hawaiians have accounted for up to 40% of the state’s COVID deaths. Hawaii News Now.Local researchers say Department of Health officials have refused to collaborate and share COVID-19 data. Local epidemiologists and researchers say the Hawaii Department of Health has continually rebuffed their requests for data throughout the COVID-19 pandemic ...
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Today He Said My Name

During dinner this evening Gabriel called me Vavie. He has been calling me O. E. Though this evening he called me the name I called my Grandmothers and that my children call my mom. Today the tradition continues. He was so cute after he said Vavie  he whispered O. E. a few times  and then he smiled.                        [Author: French la Vie]
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Mike Scott baptizes Ian Mahinmi with massive dunk (VIDEO)

NBA The Atlanta Hawks are trying to put the finishing touches on the Indiana Pacers in their Eastern Conference first round series. The No. 8-seed Hawks we're not expected to give the top-seeded Pacers any trouble, but a late-season meltdown has carried over into the playoffs, and the best team in the East found themselves on the brink of elimination on Thursday night. Atlanta forward Mike Scott, aka "The Regional Manager," made matters worse for ...
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The Shot: Michael Jordan's buzzer beater vs. Cavs turns 25

NBA We're sorry to do this, again, Cleveland Cavaliers fans. May 7 marks the 25-year anniversary of "The Shot" by Michael Jordan in the Bulls' Game 5 win over the Cavs in the 1989 NBA playoffs. You can watch it below. This happened 25 years ago today. (Photo via @Tri_Off ense) pic.twitter.com/TTVylVd1bZ — Sporting News NBA (@sn_nba) May 7, 2014 MORE NBA: Kevin Durant's heartfelt speech | Good news for Craig Sager's health
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NBA should think twice before trashing role in international hoops

NBA The globalization of the NBA — likely one of the greatest legacies during David Stern’s 30 years as NBA commissioner — took a dramatic turn Friday in Las Vegas when Indiana Pacers forward Paul George suffered a horrific broken leg in a Blue-White scrimmage at Team USA’s training camp in Las Vegas. George was one of 20 NBA players vying for a spot on Team USA that will compete at the FIBA World Cup, which begins Aug. 30 in Spain. George, a key ...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Hong Kong, Usa, London, Australia, China, Russia, Dallas Mavericks, America, Spain, Barcelona, Indiana, Beijing, United States, Italy


Zach LaVine: UCLA wasn't indication of point guard's upside

NBA With media members waiting, Zach LaVine walked over, stood front and center and announced his name and college without pretension. He believed those gathered might not know he is a lottery prospect or that he attended UCLA.  LaVine was right to make such an assumption, not because folks are unaware of his name or college, but because there is little else known about him. He is similar to a pair of other UCLA guards — Russell Westbrook and Jrue...
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Miller, Jones excited to play with LeBron again

NBA INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — Mike Miller and James Jones came to Cleveland to help LeBron James win an NBA title. They hope Ray Allen join s them. Miller and Jones were introduced Wednesday by the Cavaliers, who remain interested in signing Allen, the most prolific 3-point shooter in league history. Jones, who won two NBA titles as James' teammate in Miami, said he recently spent time with Allen in Connecticut. Jones said he would love to play with ...
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Drinks in a dark and dingy Japanese alleyway

After months of continually extended states of emergency that mostly affected the nation’s bar and restaurant industry, restrictions have finally been relaxed, and life is once again a little bit more like it used to be. This may change of course as we head towards autumn, but for now at least, the option of enjoying an evening out is on again, and as my last outside drinks were on Christmas Day in the alleyway below (photos and audio here), it seemed entirely fitting that the first foray of 202...
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England’s last ‘red list’ restrictions confound South Americans

Lingering quarantine rules anger would-be travellers from seven targeted countriesEngland’s decision to maintain strict Covid travel rules for seven South American and Caribbean countries has prompted further fury and confusion in the nations which remain on the “red list”.Ministers announced on Thursday that restrictions would be lifted for 47 countries – including Brazil, South Africa and Thailand – allowing travellers to enter England without being subject to draconian and expensive quarantin...
Tags: Travel, Health, England, UK News, Thailand, Global development, Health policy, Caribbean, Brazil South Africa, Coronavirus


NBA: Officials lacked evidence to reverse controversial call in Thunder-Clippers Game 5

NBA Oklahoma City Thunder guard Reggie Jackson attacked the rim and was met by the LA Clippers' Matt Barnes. While Barnes appeared to foul Jackson, officials called the play out of bounds against the Clippers and the Thunder used that extra possession to take a 105-104 that would give them the win of Game 5.  The NBA responded to the call that caused such controversy late Tuesday night through a statement from Rod Thorn, president of basketball...
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Report: Rockets will keep Kevin McHale as coach

NBA Kevin McHale will return as the Houston Rockets head coach next season, according to a report from the Houston Chronicle.  The Rockets were 54-28 this season with playoff appearances the previous two seasons. McHale's contract was up, but according to the report management believes in McHale and wants him to have more time with the "relatively new team that spent the season ba ttling injuries."  Houston exited the playoffs Friday night after...
Tags: Travel, Rockets, Houston, Houston Rockets, Damian Lillard, Kevin McHale, McHale, 爱上海贵族宝贝419, Houston Chronicle The Rockets


Official game ball set to sport @NBA label in 2014-15

NBA With social media figuring more into the way the NBA handles promotion, the league took the step of adding @NBA to the official basketball.  The @NBA addition will be placed directly below the "Official Game Ball" label for the start of the 2014-15 season, the league announced on Thursday. In deciding to add @NBA, the league cited its 660 million likes and followers combined.  “The game is why we have 660 million followers, and our fans know @...
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Phil Jackson tenure now married to Carmelo Anthony, for better or worse

NBA It has been a little less than four months since Phil Jackson officially became the overseer of all things basketball with the Knicks, and the job has not quite gone as he had planned. It started with the pursuit of Steve Kerr as coach, and Jackson was as surprised as anyone when Kerr passed on the opportunity to take the reins as coach in order to accept the same job with the Warriors. Jackson then picked another former player of his, Thunder...
Tags: Travel, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Michael Jordan, Nba, Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Jackson, Anthony, Kerr, Knicks, Derek Fisher, Carmelo Anthony, Phil, Bulls


Magic opt for cap space, waive vet Jameer Nelson

NBA ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orlando Magic's final link to their old regime is now gone. The Magic waived Jameer Nelson on Monday, parting ways with their longest-tenured player in a move to save valuable salary cap space and turn a page toward the future. Nelson's departure comes just weeks before the team would have owed him $8 million for the final year of a three-year contract. MORE: LeBron's plan | Deals coming | Draft grades But by waiving him...
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LeBron James says vacation first, then decision on future

NBA MIAMI — LeBron James is leaving. For a family vacation, that is. MORE: Bosh calls season a grind | Anderson will opt out | Allen ponders retirement The Miami Heat star said that's his first order of business, and during the time away from basketball he'll start the process of moving past this season and looking toward the future. "I just want to win. That's all that matters to me," James said Tuesday after emerging from the final team meeting,...
Tags: Travel, Nba, Miami, Heat, Lebron James, San Antonio, Anderson, James, Wade, Riley, Allen, Chris Bosh, Bosh, Erik Spoelstra, Spo, Spoelstra


'Game of Zones' is back and even funnier

NBA Bleacher Report's hilarious NBA spoof on "Game of Thrones" is back for a second episode, and it is every bit as funny as the first episode. - Derek Rose is back as Bran Stark, along with Carlos Boozer at Hodor. Joakim Noah makes an appearance as either Jojen or Mira Reed. - Rajon Ro ndo as Jon Snow and Brad Stevens as the wildling Ygritte. - Marc Gasol and Mike Conley Jr as Arya Stark & The Hound. - Phil Jackson as Petyr "Littlefinger" Bael...
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Sporting News Podcast: Ep. 41

NBA The 41st episode of the Sporting News Podcast is here. Please, have a listen and subscribe on iTunes. In today's show, Matt Lutovsky (@MLutovsky) and guest-host Troy Machir (@TroyMachir) discuss: The lack of “bulletin board material” for the NBA Finals and Stanley Cup FinalWhether Gregg Popovich is mean or if he really “likes everyone”The ridiculous ticket prices for Stanley Cup games in New YorkPredictions for social media buzz that will pop...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, New York, Minnesota, Canada, Spurs, Michael Jordan, Kings, Nba, Rangers, Mlb, Emma Stone, Tim Duncan, Tony Parker, Montreal, San Antonio


Spurs' reaction to possible Serge Ibaka return? Mock shock

NBA Given word Serge Ibaka might play Sunday against his team, San Antonio Spurs coach Greg Popovich provided his best Capt. Renault impersonation. "I'm shocked. I'm so surprised," Popovich said, a deadpan response from a man who has seen about everything the NBA playoffs can deliver. Sunday's Game 3 of the Western Conference finals is a time for desperate measures, and down 0-2 at home in the series means the Oklahoma City Thunder must dig deep f...
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England’s last Covid ‘red list’ restrictions confound South Americans

Lingering quarantine rules anger would-be travellers from seven targeted countriesEngland’s decision to maintain strict Covid travel rules for seven South American and Caribbean countries has prompted further fury and confusion in the nations which remain on the “red list”.Ministers announced on Thursday that restrictions would be lifted for 47 countries – including Brazil, South Africa and Thailand – allowing travellers to enter England without being subject to draconian and expensive quarantin...
Tags: Travel, Health, England, UK News, Thailand, Global development, Health policy, Caribbean, Brazil South Africa, Coronavirus


Kyrie Irving injury update: Cavs guard OK after bumping knees with Westbrook

NBA Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving suffered an apparent knee injury in his team's game Thursday against the Thunder. Irving landed awkwardly on his left leg after bumping knees with the Thunder's Russell Westbrook during a shot block attempt. He grabbed his knee after he fell to the floor. He was helped off the court and taken the locker room several minutes later. Cleveland was already without LeBron James, who sat out the game with knee sor...
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NBA playoffs: Pacers take advantage of Wizards' offensive woes, win Game 3

NBA WASHINGTON — Paul George had his best game of the series with 23 points and eight rebounds, and the Indiana Pacers held the Washington Wizards to a franchise-low scoring total Friday night in an 85-63 victory for a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinal series. Roy Hibbert was again a factor for Indiana with 14 points, five rebounds and three blocks. Washington made only 24 field goals, a team postseason worst, on 73 attempts, 32.9 perc...
Tags: Travel, Washington, Indiana, Chicago, Nba, Indiana Pacers, David West, Wizards, Washington Wizards, Randy Wittman, John Wall, Paul George, George, Bradley Beal, Roy Hibbert, Trevor Ariza


2021 Dog-Friendly Halloween Events: Halloween Dog Parades and More!

Halloween is just around the corner, and to celebrate we’ve fetched news of a few of the most frightfully fun Halloween dog parades and dog-friendly festivities across the country that you and your dog can enjoy together! Do you know of a Halloween event for real party animals that’s not on the list? Let us … This post first appeared in DogTipper.com. Link to original post: 2021 Dog-Friendly Halloween Events: Halloween Dog Parades and More!
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This and That

Just a few things I saw around Paris. These vases are a little too ornate for my taste but I still think they are beautiful. Butter and eggs are no longer sold here. I’m glad they kept the exterior. You can see by the sign on the top that it sells antiques like the two vases. I pass this bookstore quite often but have never seen it open. I stopped for a drink on a rainy day a few days ago. A Spritz cocktail never tastes as good here as it does in Italy. In...
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The Future of Event Planning: How Online Teaching Has Created New Learning Possibilities | By Erik Pavrica

When COVID-19 hit Switzerland in March 2020, it brought with it numerous, unprecedented challenges – forcing César Ritz Colleges Switzerland to shut our doors and quickly move all learning online.
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DELICIOUS Egg Fried Rice!

It's almost national egg day and to celebrate here is a recipe for egg fried rice! This is a classic staple in homes everywhere and this version of egg fried rice is both delicious and easy. It has a delicious egg net on top which is so easy to make and elevates the presentation. If you love fried rice this is a pushy recipe Dear Reader!
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Oil resumes rally, U.S. reserve release seen as unlikely | Reuters

Oil resumes rally, U.S. reserve release seen as unlikely | Reuters Oil futures rebounded on Thursday, as the market deemed it unlikely that the United States would release emergency crude reserves or ban exports to ease tight supplies.Brent futures rose 87 cents, or 1.1%, to settle at $81.95 a barrel, while U.S. crude gained 87 cents, or 1.1%, to settle at $78.30 a barrel. Earlier in the day prices at both benchmarks dropped $2 a barrel.The U.S. Department of Energy said all "tools are always ...
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Lately, Hotels Seem To Be Falling Short On The People Parts | By Doug Kennedy

At the time of this writing, I’m on a plane ride back from attending four lodging industry conferences in 10 days, which caused me to be staying at four different large, branded hotels in Minneapolis, Dallas and San Antonio, all of which were close to the convention centers. While all of the staff I encountered were polite and efficient, their service style was overall reactive and not proactive. Notably absent were some core essentials of hotel hospitality excellence that used to be part...
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Delta is falling behind top competitors by not mandating vaccines for employees despite Biden’s mandate

Delta Air Lines has not yet mandated vaccines for workers despite President Joe Biden's executive order for federal contractors. Thomas Pallini/Business Insider Delta Air Lines hasn't yet required vaccines for employees despite President Biden's mandate for federal contractors. American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines now require employees to be vaccinated. Delta says its existing strategy of encouraging vaccines is helping to increase the vaccination rates. ...
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