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Why the Supreme Court says can trademark its name—and why it matters

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that, the online travel reservation site, can get a trademark for its name.
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The U.S. Supreme Court has sided with the online travel site in a ruling that will allow the brand to trademark its name. was originally denied the trademark by the United States Patent and Trademark Office under the argument that "booking" was too broad and general of a term for a trademark. But...
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Ige cautions Hawaii residents about traveling, identity thieves steal $16M in unemployment benefits, bill gives counties power over vacation rentals, requires traveler disclosures, Supreme Court punts Deedy case, more news from all the Hawaiian islands

Hawaii coral ©2020 All Hawaii News State Gives 14 Reasons For Commercial Aquarium Permit FEIS Rejection. In an official "non-acceptance" of the final environmental impact statement, the State of Hawaiʻi DLNR detailed the reasons for its decision. Big Island Video News.Hawai‘i Defers 3% Tariff Increase at State Harbors. The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation Harbors Division will defer the scheduled 3% tariff increase on the orders of Governor David Ige. Big Island Now.=====Vacation rent...
Tags: Travel, Supreme Court, Hawaii, Associated Press, Kim, Pacific, Justice Department, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Waikiki, Maui, Radcliffe, Department Of Health, Josh Green, State, Hawai

essential reading on anti-racism: "we can't tinker around the edges. we need to dismantle systems."

During the current focus on systemic racism, this is likely the best essay I've read. It's written in a US context, but it applies to Canada, both for Indigenous people and black Canadians.I hope you'll read it and share it.* * * * *What the Courage to Change History Looks LikeBy William Barber II, Liz Theoharis, Timothy B. Tyson and Cornel WestJune 19, 2020Since the casual killing of George Floyd on camera, unprecedented protests — not policy papers — have radically shifted public opinion in su...
Tags: Travel, Activism, Congress, Virginia, US, America, History, Canada, Selma, Indigenous Peoples, Martin Luther King Jr, James Baldwin, Thomas Jefferson, U S Supreme Court, Hughes, Jefferson

Tax revenues expected to plummet, travel quarantine extended to June 30, Japan travel bubble considered, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Gov. David Ige and county mayors Zoom conference Newest projection: State tax revenues will drop by a jaw-dropping $2.25B this fiscal year. The state Council on Revenues on Thursday lowered its estimates on state tax revenues by a jaw-dropping $2.25 billion for this fiscal year and next. But lawmakers said the lower estimates will not require across-the-board furloughs or pay cuts. Hawaii News Now.Hawaii budget shortfall now projected to be $2.3 billion. There was a lot of guesswork invol...
Tags: Travel, Japan, US, Hawaii, Army, Council, Chinatown, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Maui, Honolulu, U S Supreme Court, Legislature, Oahu, State Legislature, Hawaii Department of Health

Honolulu mayor wants Kauai, 'some neighbor island,' to be test case for reopening; visitors keep slipping through the cracks, private sailboats unregulated, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Rainbows on Kauai ©2020 All Hawaii News Honolulu Mayor Slammed For Offering Kauai As Coronavirus Test Case. Mayor Kirk Caldwell backed away from comments suggesting reintroducing tourism on Kauai could show whether it was safe statewide. Civil Beat.Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell criticized for suggesting Kauai could be a ‘test case’ for restarting tourism. Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell is being sharply criticized today for suggesting in a televised interview Wednesday evening that Kauai or “...
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Public-private partnership for Honolulu rail, South Korean war remains returned, Hirono campaign apologizes for Kavanaugh campaign ad, disaster recovery funds unspent, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Rail map, courtesy Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation The Honolulu rail authority on Thursday approved plans to use a “public-private partnership” approach to develop the last portion of the 20-mile rail project and the planned Pearl Highlands Transit Center and garage, which together are expected to cost about $1.4 billion to build. Star-Advertiser.HART dragging its feet on rail audit, Les Kondo says. The Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation is offering “less than full co...
Tags: Travel, Supreme Court, US, United States, Hawaii, Oprah Winfrey, Kilauea, Donald Trump, Kauai, Senate Judiciary Committee, Honolulu, U S Supreme Court, U S Conference of Mayors, Oahu, Kamehameha Schools, Hawaiian Islands

Mauna Loa mac nut products recalled, violent crime up, worst state in nation for teachers, trans health report released, rail costs rise, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Mauna Loa mac nuts ©2018 All Hawaii News Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut recalls products following detection of E. coli. Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut has voluntarily recalled products produced at the company’s Keaau facility between Sept. 6 and 21 due to potential contamination of Eschericia coli (E. coli). Pacific Business News.Mauna Loa Macadamia Nut Corp. is voluntarily recalling all items produced from its facility in Keaau between Sept. 6 and 21 due to potential E. coli contamination, state hea...
Tags: Travel, Supreme Court, Abc, Navy, City, Hawaii, DMV, Big Island, Kauai, Mauna Loa, Honolulu, U S Supreme Court, Hart, Lindsey, Hawaii Department of Health, Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii sues Airbnb, vacation rentals controversial on all islands, rail contractor seeks ‘mega-substantial’ settlement, Hirono releases Kavanaugh documents about Native Hawaiians, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Vacation rentals on Kauai ©2018 All Hawaii News Hawaii sues for info on Airbnb owners who aren't paying taxes. The state says it believes that many vacation rental owners are failing to report and pay general excise tax and transient accommodation taxes, and they're asking the court to order Airbnb to turn over the names, addresses, Social Security numbers and bank information for potentially thousands of owners. Amid the political fracas that has engulfed the Supreme Court confirmation ...
Tags: Travel, Supreme Court, Hawaii, Social Security, Army, Pono, Norman, Donald Trump, Hawaii Island, North Shore, Scott Johnson, Kauai, Maui, Olivia, U S Supreme Court, U S Department of Agriculture

Hawaii revising union laws following Janus decision, ballot testing and election updates, Maui council aide gets $100k county grant, volcano still simmers, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Union rally, 2009 All Hawaii News file photo State Moves to Stop Fee Collection for Non-Union Employees. The policy, outlined in a memo from the State Comptroller, was spurred by last week’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in the case of Janus v AFSCME. Hawaii Public Radio.How Gov Candidates Would Grow Hawaii’s Economy. The next governor will face the challenge of not just creating new jobs, but creating high-paying jobs that allow people to afford to live in Hawaii. Civil Beat.Gov. David Ige...
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Relentless Kilauea volcano threatens more homes, emergency workers caught sleeping, Trump expands Oahu and Kauai emergency declaration, OHA trustee sues Ethics Commission, prostitution rises with RIMPAC, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

USGS scientist studies Kilauea volcano on June 25 PC: USGS Fresh lava oozes in Kapoho Beach Lots, expands south along shoreline. Fissure 8 continues to be very active, feeding the lava channel flowing into the ocean in Kapoho. Star-Advertiser.Fissure 8 Lava Flow is Expanding South. Hawaii Public Radio.At least two more homes in Kapoho Beach Lots are expected to be damaged or destroyed today. Tribune-Herald.Lt. Col. Charles Anthony, the voice and face of the state Department of Defense for...
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Employee behind false missile alert outed, officials react to Trump v. Hawaii travel ban loss, state abortion info law in jeopardy, public-private rail partnership mulled, lava viewing area likely, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

HI-EMA informational briefing © 2018 All Hawaii News The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency has “inadvertently” released the name of the so-called button pusher, Scott Harrison, the employee they blamed for the incident and later fired, who sent a false ballistic missile alert Jan. 13 that plunged Hawaii residents and visitors into 38 minutes of uncertainty. Star-Advertiser.Five months after a false missile alert was sent to all Hawaii cellphones, the state has released a trove of emails ...
Tags: Travel, Supreme Court, California, Hawaii, Muslim, Kilauea, Donald Trump, Pacific, Pearl Harbor, Pahoa, Big Island, Kauai, Haleakala, Maui, Department Of Education, Trump

Ige signals he may veto 11 bills, lava toll now 657 homes, Honolulu city error stops drivers license offices statewide, plus lots of politics, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Screenshot of Gov. David Ige announcing possible vetoes  Gov. David Ige is considering vetoing 11 bills passed by lawmakers this session, including a measure that would authorize the use of medical marijuana to treat drug addiction; a bill that would create minimum, statewide standards for law enforcement officers; and a bill that would allow motorcycles to drive in designated shoulder lanes.  Star-Advertiser.Gov Ige to consider vetoing up to 11 new bills. KITV.Gov. David Ige held a news ...
Tags: Travel, Congress, California, Hawaii, Green Party, Kilauea, Donald Trump, Pahoa, Big Island, Kauai, Maui, Honolulu, Hawaii County, U S Supreme Court, West Hawaii, East Hawaii

Hawaii Supreme Court hears Thirty Meter Telescope case, Kilauea volcano simmers, teachers quitting at 'alarming' rate, Caldwell to decide budget and rail costs today, Hawaii County to reconsider GET, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Telescopes atop Mauna Kea ©2018 All Hawaii News Once again the fate of the stalled Thirty Meter Telescope rests with the state Supreme Court following oral arguments on Thursday. Star-Advertiser.Supreme Court Hears New Arguments Over Thirty Meter Telescope. Opponents say a state appeals judge had a conflict of interest when she granted a permit for the project. Associated Press.After a three-year legal battle, the fate of the Thirty Meter Telescope will now be decided by the Hawaii Suprem...
Tags: Travel, Texas, Supreme Court, Park, Hawaii, Associated Press, Kilauea, Council, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Mauna Loa, Honolulu, Hawaii County, U S Supreme Court

Hawaii tourism takes a hit, cruise ships cancel Big Island ports, officials seek to plug geothermal well, air condition red in Puna; Honolulu rail seeks partners, Waikiki beach boys fight for survival, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Cruise ship docked in Hilo in better days ©2018 All Hawaii News Norwegian Cruise Line announced today that it won’t make calls in Big Isle ports this week, widening tourism losses for the hard-hit island. Star-Advertiser.Cruise ship Pride of America cancels Big Island visits. Tribune-Herald.Tourism losses mount across the Big Island. Star-Advertiser.==more VOLCANO news below at Hawaii Island category==Beth Fukumoto Takes Her Hunt For Campaign Cash To DC. The Republican-turned-Democrat is ...
Tags: Travel, California, America, Hawaii, Kim, Kilauea, Pahoa, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Waikiki, Lime, Kauai, Honolulu, Hawaii County, U S Supreme Court, Hart

Legislature bans gay conversion therapy, conference committees advance sunscreen and pesticide bans, new money for homeless housing, pot sales to tourists, Land Board rejects Shangri La plan, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hilo gay pride parade ©2018 All Hawaii News Hawaii becomes 12th state to ban gay conversion therapy for minors. Hawaii News Now.From homelessness to agricultural issues, conference committees on Friday worked to reach final deals on bills before they advance in the legislature. Hawaii News Now.Lawmakers Want To Spend $30M On Legal Homeless Encampments. Three “ohana zones” would be built on Oahu, and one each on Maui, Kauai and the Big Island. Civil Beat.Lawmakers Offer Hawaii Developers B...
Tags: Travel, Senate, Hawaii, House, David Taylor, Hawaiian Airlines, Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaii County, U S Supreme Court, Legislature, West Hawaii, Oahu, East Hawaii, Health Department, Department of Agriculture

Hee announces gubernatorial bid, medical aid in dying bill draws emotional testimony, Honolulu's homeless hygiene center, councilwoman wants business sponsorship of county facilities, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Clayton Hee Facebook photo Longtime Office of Hawaiian Affairs trustee and former state Sen. Clayton Hee has announced he is running for governor, a relatively late entry into the Democratic primary that could dramatically alter the dynamics of the race. Star-Advertiser.Former Sen. Clayton Hee Is Running For Governor. The longtime Hawaii lawmaker says Honolulu rail has been mismanaged and the money should be spent on other things. Civil Beat.Former state senator Clayton Hee is joining the...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, House, Associated Press, Marco Polo, City Council, Mainland, Hawaii Island, North Shore, Kauai, Honolulu, Hawaii County, U S Supreme Court, West Hawaii, Oahu, Maui Maui

Senator profits in state contract, Hawaii population declines, Learmont replaces Oshiro in state House, new pier at Hilo harbor, candidates already lining up for 2020 Honolulu mayoral race, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Honolulu Ala Wai boat harbor © 2017 All Hawaii News Conflicts arise over harbor contract. A legislator as well as a member of the Board of Land and Natural Resources have ties to the public relations firm hired by the state to help determine redevelopment of the Ala Wai Small Boat Harbor. Star-Advertiser.Hawaii Lawmakers Are Used To Hearing About Potential Conflicts Of Interest. Legislators argue there are good reasons to vote even on issues where they may have potential conflicts. Associ...
Tags: Travel, California, Hawaii, Donald Trump, Department Of Transportation, Puerto Rico, Big Island, City Hall, Kauai, Trump, Honolulu, U S Supreme Court, West Hawaii, Oahu, 9th U S Circuit Court of Appeals, Hawaiian Islands

Travel Tip: How the Travel Bans are Affecting Incoming Travel

Read the full article on at - Travel Tip: How the Travel Bans are Affecting Incoming Travel The U.S. Supreme Court has now allowed the Trump administration to implement a modified travel ban for citizens from about eight countries. Meanwhile the numbers are now in on foreign... Read More... The post Travel Tip: How the Travel Bans are Affecting Incoming Travel appeared first on Peter Greenberg Travel Detective.
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Trump’s travel ban ruled by the Supreme Court

The proposal of the American President regarding the travel ban affecting visitors from six Muslim countries can go into full effect, as the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on behalf of the restrictions.
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Hawaii reacts to travel ban ruling, Matson workers could strike, more than 5k welcome Oprah, Honolulu airport woes continue, Punaluu dredging draws ire, more news fro all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin courtesy photo Students, visiting professors and others from six predominantly Muslim countries with legitimate ties to the United States will be allowed to travel to Hawaii but face an uncertain future once they arrive, state Attorney General Doug Chin said Monday following a decision by the U.S. Supreme Court on President Donald Trump’s travel ban. Star-Advertiser.Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin on Monday said "immigration into the United States shoul...
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Hawaii reacts to travel ban ruling, state to get more missile defense against North Korea threat, Honolulu continues rousting homeless, Hawaii County mayor signs budget, DNA testing lags, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin on travel ban, courtesy photo The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday ruled in favor of Hawaii’s challenge of President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban, setting up a likely face-off before the U.S. Supreme Court. Star-Advertiser.President Donald Trump’s revised executive order on immigration suffered another major setback Monday, when a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously in favor of Hawaii to uphold a pr...
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U.S. Supreme Court rebuffs challenge to open primaries, former state director writes tell-all Peter Boy book, Ostrov to head state GOP, Maui property tax hikes approved, homeless arrested on Kauai, more news from all the Hawaiian islands

Hawaii kupuna at hula © 2017 All Hawaii News Hawaii is the third healthiest state in the country for senior citizens, according to the 2017 America’s Health Rankings Senior Report released by United Health Foundation. Star-Advertiser.The Supreme Court has turned away challenges to open primaries in Hawaii and Montana that allow voters to take part in party primary elections regardless of their political affiliations. Associated Press.Campaign Cash Flowed To Hawaii Lawmakers As Hot Topics ...
Tags: Travel, Montana, Senate, China, Singapore, Gop, Hawaii, House, Associated Press, City Council, Air Force, Pahoa, Natural Resources, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Kelly Slater

On the FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposal to roll back US Net Neutrality Regulations

  US FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has proposed to end the Obama Administration’s Net Neutrality regulation, and move to what the FCC calls is a “bipartisan, light-touch framework that preserved a free and open Internet for almost 20 years.” This development is important because it comes at a time when the Indian Telecom Regulator TRAI is holding its own consultation on throttling of Internet traffic. Indian telecom operators and ISPs are asking for a “light-touch” framework as well. Pai is pitching th...
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VP Pence visits Hawaii, Hanabusa downplays Korea fear, big raise mulled for teachers, half of Big Island buses broken down, private sponsorship of Oahu city parks proposed, record high carbon dioxide measured, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Pence in Hawaii, courtesy KHON2 Vice President Mike Pence and his family late Sunday evening arrived on Oahu, where he will spend most of his short visit with military personnel. KHON2.Vice President Mike Pence is on Oahu for a short visit before going back to Washington, D.C., concluding his 10-day, four-nation tour of the Asia-Pacific region. Hawaii News Now.Vice President Mike Pence is making a shortened visit to Hawaii today before heading back to Washington, D.C., ahead of a busy wee...
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The changing faces of family travel

Writer Paul J. Heney, left, with his partner, Lance Jethrow, and children, Matthew, 8, and Joshua, 14, meet Mickey Mouse. Photo courtesy of Paul J. Heney. In the fall of 2014 , Tylenol launched an ad campaign, called For What Matters Most, in which Abigail Rockwell, the granddaughter of the great American painter Norman Rockwell, looks at “Freedom from Want”, her grandfather’s famous depiction of the stereotypical American family, and comments that “Our definition of family is now expanding.” ...
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What motivate me most as a feminist

Photo by Tomohiko Nogi. “Equality has been achieved! Why do we even need feminism?” This is the number one myth about gender equality. Yes, we are equal — on paper. Most people agree that we should have the same rights, but do we? Who is scared to walk alone in the streets at night? Who is shamed when having a promiscuous sexual behavior, and who is praised for it? Who have more chances to get raped, or abused, or hit by their partner? Who is on the bottom of the pay gap, who is on top? How m...
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100 Free (and Almost Free) Things to Do in Washington, DC

With all the attention on Washington D.C. during the presidential election cycle, it’s easy to think that the city is all about bickering between the various branches of government. In one of the United States’ most visited cities, there are plenty of attractions and things to do that are budget friendly – free or almost free – whether you politically lean left of right. This list should provide you enough ideas no matter what time of year you’re visiting. If you’re looking for something fam...
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Driving Design to Motor City: #IDSADetroit16 is #MakingThingsHappen

The Industrial Designers Society of America is #MakingThingsHappen at its 2016 International Conference (@IDSA #IDSADetroit16) August 17-20 in Detroit—the first U.S. metropolis to be named a UNESCO City of Design—and Michigan—the state with the highest concentration of industrial designers.Conference Chair Sooshin Choi, IDSA, will welcome hundreds of professionals, educators and students in industrial design and related fields—representing companies, firms, schools and associations from around t...
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