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Hawaii Legislature convenes without pomp, federal recognition for Hawaiians back on the table, Honolulu mayor names chief of staff, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Taro farmers offer free cuttings at Capitol as Hawaii Legislature convenes PC: Ka Leo o Hawai'i via Facebook, Ethan Weil State Legislature opens without the usual revelry. The coronavirus pandemic and the shock waves it has sent through the economy, as well as heightened security as a result of the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol, combined to create somber, austere ceremonies as lawmakers gathered on Wednesday to kick off this year’s legislative session. Star-Advertiser.New legislativ...
Tags: Travel, Senate, Joe Biden, Hawaii, Washington Dc, House Of Representatives, Leo, Biden, Chinatown, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Waikiki, Kauai, Maui, State, Martin

Hawaii Capitol on lockdown prior to opening day of Legislature, more than half of inmates in emergency release re-arrested, state send 200 Guardsmen to U.S. Capitol, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

   Hawaii Capitol lockdown PC:Sen. Chris Lee Security heightened at state Capitol ahead of Friday protest and presidential inauguration next week. A pro-Donald Trump local grassroots group that pursues “faith, family and freedom” plans what it calls a “peaceful rally” at the state Capitol Friday amid heightened security including the installation of chain link-fence barricades blocking off the rotunda. Star-Advertiser.No More ‘Gifts Of Aloha’ For State Lawmakers. Goodies gifted from lo...
Tags: Travel, Supreme Court, Washington, Joe Biden, Hawaii, Pfizer, Kilauea, Donald Trump, Pier, County, Lanai, Big Island, Kauai, Maui, State, Hawai

FAA: Unruly Passenger Policy

FAA: Unruly Passenger Policy The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has just adopted a stricter unruly passenger policy. It would seem that the FAA is finally fed up with unruly passengers on our nation’s airlines. There have been several assaults on planes between those who will not wear face masks and those offended by that behavior. So yesterday, FAA Administrator Steve Dickson today signed an  order  (PDF) directing a stricter legal enforcement policy against unruly airline passenger...
Tags: Travel, Blog, Faa, Travel News, U S Capitol, Federal Aviation Administration FAA, Dickson, Steve Dickson, Travel News & Tips, Roaming Boomers Travel Services

#Dubai partner 'very happy' with Trump Org despite Capitol chaos | Reuters

Dubai partner 'very happy' with Trump Org despite Capitol chaos | Reuters Donald Trump’s business partner in Dubai on Wednesday said he was interested in expanding their commercial relationship despite the storming of the U.S. Capitol last week.Trump has faced stinging criticism after encouraging supporters on Jan. 6 to march on the Capitol as Congress met to certify his defeat to Democrat Joe Biden. That led to a violent invasion during which five people died.“Our relationship with the Trump Or...
Tags: Travel, Congress, Joe Biden, Middle East, Dubai, Trump, Reuters, Capitol, U S Capitol, Eric Trump, Trump Organisation, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, Damac, Hussain Sajwani, Reuters Donald Trump, Reuters Dubai

Security ramped up at government buildings, Proud Boy leader out on bond, mass coronavirus vaccination centers planned on Oahu, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii state Capitol ©2021 All Hawaii News Hawaii stepping up security at state Capitol and all government buildings. Gov. David Ige said Monday that Hawaii’s law enforcement agencies are taking appropriate steps to ensure security at the state Capitol and all government buildings after the FBI issued a warning that armed protests are possible at state capitols across the country in the days leading up to President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration. Star-Advertiser.=====Hawaii ‘Proud Boy’ Re...
Tags: Travel, Cdc, Joe Biden, Fbi, Hawaii, Aclu, Army, Donald Trump, CVS Pharmacy, Big Island, Waikiki, Kauai, Maui, Department Of Health, Josh Green, State

Green seeks halt to social gatherings amid COVID-19 spike, forecasters predict $300M revenue bump, NTSB says pilot in 2019 crash inadequately trained, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Lt. Gov. Josh Green with Jan. 7, 2021, update PC:Facebook   No gatherings for 2 weeks, Lt. Gov. Josh Green says. Lt. Gov. Josh Green on Thursday called for Hawaii residents to avoid all social gatherings for two weeks, immediately, as the number of new confirmed COVID-19 cases hit a record high for the new year. Star-Advertiser.Hawaii Officials Ask Residents To Stay Home To Reverse COVID-19 Spike. As COVID-19 cases in the islands signal another surge, state officials are calling on resi...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Congress, Navy, Washington, Joe Biden, Green, Hawaii, House, Pentagon, Kilauea, Donald Trump, DOE, Big Island, North Shore, Waikiki

Hawaii officials and party leaders condemn Capitol violence, state DOE warns 1,300 teachers could be cut, vaccination hubs open, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Trump supporters rally at Hawaii Capitol Jan. 6, 2021 PC:Hawaii News NowTrump supporters, detractors gather in Hawaii; most condemn pro-Trump mob in DC. About 200 supporters of President Donald Trump demonstrated at Hawaii’s Capitol building on Wednesday, but they kept their demonstration peaceful and most rejected the acts of mob violence by Trump supporters who swarmed on Congress. Hawaii News Now.Ige Blames President Trump For Violence At US Capitol. Peaceful protesters gathered outsi...
Tags: Travel, Washington, US, America, Joe Biden, Hawaii, House, Republican Party, Donald Trump, DOE, Lanai, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Department Of Education

Oil touches fresh 11-month highs, shrugging off unrest in Washington | Reuters

Oil touches fresh 11-month highs, shrugging off unrest in Washington | Reuters Oil prices rose on Thursday, shrugging off surprising political unrest in the United States, as markets remain focused on Saudi Arabia’s pledge to cut oil output by more than expected.Brent crude rose 28 cents to $54.58 a barrel by 11:35 a.m. EST (1635 GMT) after touching $54.90, a fresh high not seen since before the first COVID-19 lockdowns in the West.U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) was up 30 cents to $50.93, af...
Tags: Travel, Congress, Washington, Saudi Arabia, United States, Donald Trump, Reuters, Reuters Oil, U S Capitol, Rupert Neil Bumfrey

Oil rises to 10-month high after #Saudi output cut, U.S. inventory draw | Reuters

Oil rises to 10-month high after Saudi output cut, U.S. inventory draw | Reuters Oil prices rose to their highest levels since February on Wednesday after Saudi Arabia announced a big voluntary production cut and on a steep fall in U.S. crude inventories.Futures contracts pared gains in thin post-settlement trade after protesters stormed the U.S. Capitol building in an attempt to thwart the certification of Donald Trump’s loss in November’s U.S. presidential election.Brent crude settled up 70 ce...
Tags: Travel, Washington, Saudi Arabia, Donald Trump, Reuters, Reuters Oil, U S Capitol, U S West Texas Intermediate WTI, Rupert Neil Bumfrey

Free Things to Do in Washington, D.C. in 2018

Updated: 8/22/2018 | August 22nd, 2018 Washington D.C. is a place I’ve been to many times throughout the years. I love the city: there are people from all over the world, there’s a ton of things to see an do, incredible bars, natural attractions, diversity, and world-class restaurants. Yet there’s one really big downside to the city: cost. Washington D.C. is not a cheap city. With all those free-spending politicians, lobbyists, and diplomats floating around the city driving up prices, costs her...
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Burning the U.S. flag

[On the lawn of the U.S. Capitol, gagged with a U.S. flag, at a press conference with Joey Johnson and others on 21 June 1990, as Congress was voting on whether to amend the U.S. Constitution to outlaw the "desecration" of the U.S. flag.] Nobody could seriously argue that Joey Johnson's right to burn a flag outside the Republican National Convention is anything other than well-established law. But instead of respecting that right, a Cleveland prosecutor and police are trying to frame...
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Kid-Friendly Destinations Your Whole Family Can Enjoy

Sponsored Ever traveled to your “dream” destination only to find out that your toddlers, tweens, or teen doesn’t seem to share your excitement? The trick is finding the right destination everyone can enjoy. Somewhere that offers inspiring history, hands-on activities, even an animal or two will turn the dreaded “I wanna go home” into, “Can we stay a bit longer?” Sydney, Australia. Sydney Opera House, the Harbor Bridge, Sydney beaches, Hyde Park, and Taronga Zoo – everything your kids and kid ...
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