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There's 'no place on the planet' – not even Hawaii – to escape climate change, experts say

Climate experts in the Aloha State told USA TODAY on Monday that tourists cannot escape climate change — not even on the islands, where 60-foot waves and wind gusts up to 191 mph were part of a fierce weekend storm that downed power lines and felled trees.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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There's 'no place on the planet' — not even Hawaii — to escape climate change, experts say

Climate experts in the Aloha State told USA TODAY on Monday that tourists cannot escape climate change — not even on the islands, where 60-foot waves and wind gusts up to 191 mph were part of a fierce weekend storm that downed power lines and felled trees.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Hawaii, Usa Today, Aloha State


Hawaii Lawmakers Propose Public-funded Anti-gun Fake News Factory

Opinion Hawaii Lawmakers Propose Public-funded Anti-gun Fake News Factory Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- Following California’s lead, Hawaiian lawmakers are seeking to use money gleaned from Aloha State taxpayers to fund their anti-gun propaganda efforts. HB 1541 would establish the Hawaii Gun Violence Prevention Center, a public and privately funded “interdisciplinary” effort to analyze “gun-related violence and its prevention.” Research into violence perpetrated with firearms isn’t in itse...
Tags: Guns, Congress, California, Cdc, Hawaii, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Centers for Disease Control, Rosenberg, Johns Hopkins University, Center for Gun Policy and Research, Rand Corporation, Aloha State, Mark Rosenberg, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA


Are you going to Hawaii in 2019? (+ Hawaii Calendar Giveaway)

As we say aloha to the new year and wonder what the year has in store, we hope that visits to the Aloha State are in your 2019! At the new year, we love hearing your Hawaii plans. What island(s) will you visit? When will you go? Will you be celebrating a special occasion? Let’s continue a little tradition that we started several years ago by giving away lovely Hawaii desk calendars illustrated by Hawaii artist Mike Carroll. We have three to giveaway. Photo of the front and back of the calendar...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Aloha State, Mike Carroll, General Hawaii


Tips for Planning Your Hawaii Vacation

We’ll be talking about important details for planning a Hawaii vacation on this edition of the Hawaii Vacation Connection Podcast. There is so much to do in the Aloha State that it can be challenging for first-time visitors to get the most out of a trip to paradise. It’s easy to wind up in a […] The post Tips for Planning Your Hawaii Vacation appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel.
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Sea level rise worse than expected, education tax fight garners big bucks, Arizona Memorial closed this week, councilwoman refuses to legislate, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Paddle boarder at Hilo beach park ©2018 All Hawaii News New study doubles estimates of land vulnerable to sea level rise. A team of researchers from the University of Hawaii at Manoa and the state Department of Land and Natural Resources found that island land affected by sea level rise may be double previous projections. Star-Advertiser.Sunscreen May Be Killing Hawaii’s Ecosystems. Chemicals in sunscreen put the Aloha State’s popular yet fragile coral reefs at risk, so the state passed a...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Hawaii, Federal Communications Commission, General Election, City Council, Pearl Harbor, Arizona Memorial, Kauai, Maui, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Hart, West Hawaii, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, Manoa


Little League world champs hailed in Honolulu, lawsuit filed against property tax ballot initiative, the rain from Lane continues to flood state, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Gov. David Ige greets Little League world champs at Honolulu airport, courtesy photo The Little League World Series champs from Honolulu landed Monday at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport to a hero’s welcome and were praised by Gov. David Ige and Mayor Kirk Caldwell for representing their state with humility and sportsmanship during their undefeated run in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Star-Advertiser.Crowds, cheers welcome Hawaii's Little League World Series champions at airport...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Little League, Costco, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Honolulu, U S Geological Survey, West Hawaii, Wailuku, Oahu, Lane, Maui County Council, Hawaiian Islands


Hawaii's hurricane, California's wildfires get added FEMA & tax attention

The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) view of Hurricane Lane near Hawaii via the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Click image to watch the radar loop. Hawaii, it's Big Island already soaked by Hurricane Lane's rains, is bracing for a very near miss from the biggest weather threat to the Aloha State in decades. The storm, which hit category 5 strength earlier this week before settling in at a still very dangerous category 4, could come close to...
Tags: National Weather Service, Taxes, California, White House, America, Atlantic, Hawaii, Fema, Houston, Gulf of Mexico, Irs, Big Island, Maui, Carr, Federal Emergency Management Agency FEMA, Golden State


Hawaii's hurricane, California's wildfires get added FEMA & tax attention

The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) view of Hurricane Lane near Hawaii via the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Click image to watch the radar loop. Hawaii, it's Big Island already soaked by Hurricane Lane's rains, is bracing for a very near miss from the biggest weather threat to the Aloha State in decades. The storm, which hit category 5 strength earlier this week before settling in at a still very dangerous category 4, could come close to...
Tags: National Weather Service, California, White House, Marketing, America, Atlantic, Hawaii, Fema, Houston, Gulf of Mexico, Irs, Big Island, Maui, Carr, Federal Emergency Management Agency FEMA, Golden State


Why Hurricane Lane Poses a Major Threat to Hawaii

Hurricane Lane continues to bear down on Hawaii, posing a catastrophic threat to residents and tourists alike. The storm could bring hurricane force winds to the Aloha State for the first time in 26 years, along with pounding surf and torrential rain. Read more...
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Hawaii residents brace for impact as Hurricane Lane weakens to Category 4

Unlike Hurricane Hector, which skirted the Hawaiian Islands earlier this month, Lane is projected to veer north-northwest and drench the Aloha State’s most populated areas.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Hawaii, Usa Today, Lane, Hawaiian Islands, Aloha State


Hurricane Lane grows to Category 5; Hawaii braces for impact

Unlike Hurricane Hector, which skirted the Hawaiian Islands earlier this month, Lane is projected to veer north-northwest and drench the Aloha State’s most populated areas.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Hawaii residents brace for impact as Hurricane Lane grows to Category 5

Unlike Hurricane Hector, which skirted the Hawaiian Islands earlier this month, Lane is projected to veer north-northwest and drench the Aloha State’s most populated areas.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Hawaii, Usa Today, Lane, Hawaiian Islands, Aloha State


A good year for flowers, Honolulu police sport body cams, Big Island lava recovery now has $670M price tag, politics continue after primary election, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Orchids on display at Hilo show ©2018 All Hawaii News Last year was the best year in a decade for Hawaii flower and landscape plant farmers, according to a recent report. The industry generated $77.6 million in sales, which was up 4 percent from $74.5 million in 2016 and was the highest take since $94.7 million in 2008. Star-Advertiser.Early-voting trends weigh on future of all-mail ballots. KHON2.Has Carpenters Union Lost Some Of Its Political Muscle? Its super PACs have spent big money ...
Tags: Travel, Supreme Court, San Francisco, Chicago, Afghanistan, Hawaii, Chinatown, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Helmand, Trump, Pali, Honolulu, Hawaii County


Can a Word Which Means a Lot (Aloha) Mean Almost Nothing in Trademark?

Hawaii seems to be on the mind here at DuetsBlog lately. Last week, I had the pleasure of visiting three Hawaiian islands for the first time. While there, I quickly became acquainted with Hawaiian life and language. It’s a beautiful place; I recommend everyone visit. When I first landed on Kauai, the “garden island,” I was quickly greeted with “Aloha,” in sound, sight, and mind. Although most understand “Aloha” to be a friendly greeting, the word has much greater meaning. It also means love, aff...
Tags: Marketing, Articles, Hawaii, Uspto, Spirit, Fair Use, Sound, Trademark, Branding, Meaning, Kauai, Trademarks, Aloha, Aloha State, Mixed Bag of Nuts, Squirrelly Thoughts


With Hawaii's Kilauea volcano declared major disaster, IRS grants residents tax relief

Kilauea lava flow from U.S. Geological Survey via Giphy.com Hawaiians got some relatively good news this week in connection with the continuing lava flow from Mount Kilauea. The volcano is continuing to spew potentially deadly gases and pour flaming lava across a growing southeastern section of the 50th state's Big Island. The eruption, which started May 3, also is still producing explosions and earthquakes. Now, however, the catastrophe has been declared a major disaster by the White House. T...
Tags: Taxes, White House, Hawaii, Kilauea, Irs, Estate, Giphy, Big Island, Hawaii County, U S Geological Survey, Federal Emergency Management Agency FEMA, Internal Revenue Service, Aloha State, Mount Kilauea The volcano, Kilauea Volcanic Eruption, IRS Regular IRS


With Hawaii's Kilauea volcano declared major disaster, IRS grants residents tax relief

Kilauea lava flow from U.S. Geological Survey via Giphy.com Hawaiians got some relatively good news this week in connection with the continuing lava flow from Mount Kilauea. The volcano is continuing to spew potentially deadly gases and pour flaming lava across a growing southeastern section of the 50th state's Big Island. The eruption, which started May 3, also is still producing explosions and earthquakes. Now, however, the catastrophe has been declared a major disaster by the White House. T...
Tags: White House, Marketing, Hawaii, Kilauea, Irs, Estate, Giphy, Big Island, Hawaii County, U S Geological Survey, Federal Emergency Management Agency FEMA, Internal Revenue Service, Aloha State, Mount Kilauea The volcano, Kilauea Volcanic Eruption, IRS Regular IRS


Federal budget one of the best for Hawaii, unemployment hits 28-year low, driver's license document loss no privacy threat, Honolulu prosecutor takes over Big Island cop case, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

WWII vet with Pohakuloa Marines. Military spending is big part of new budget. ©2018 All Hawaii News Federal budget bill is ‘best by far for Hawaii’ in years. A $1.3 trillion government spending bill will add millions in funding for Hawaii in an appropriations package approved by Congress that is a rebuke to spending cuts sought by President Donald Trump. Star-Advertiser.New Federal Budget Deal Has Lots Of Goodies For Hawaii. While President Trump’s proposed cuts would have hurt the Aloha ...
Tags: Travel, Congress, Senate, Hawaii, Ocean, Social Security, Donald Trump, Big Island, North Shore, Waikiki, Maui, Trump, Honolulu, Hawaii County, Legislature, U S Coast Guard


Pop Culture Imports: A Cult Japanese Reality Show Returns, a Samurai Bloodbath, and One of the Best New Netflix Animes

(Welcome to Pop Culture Imports, a column that compiles the best, wackiest, and weirdest foreign-language movies and TV shows streaming right now.) It’s nearly the end of March and spring is in full bloom. Or at least, it’s supposed to be. Four days into spring, and the northeast has already been ravaged by a massive snowstorm, cancelling flights and closing down governments. So when you have an unexpected March snow day, what are you to do? Watch some foreign-language movies of course! Because...
Tags: Japan, Hbo, London, Movies, India, Features, Netflix, Hawaii, Takashi Miike, Hulu, Wagyu, Nagano, French Alps, Thomas, Aloha State, Miike


After devastating wildfires and mudslides, here’s how local agencies are improving emergency notifications

Southern California agencies are working to improve evacuation warnings and other emergency notifications – and widening their reach – in the aftermath of unprecedented winter wildfires and mudslides that devastated huge swaths of the Golden State. Last December, as the destructive Creek fire roared toward their homes “like a freight train” in the dead of night, some foothill and San Fernando Valley residents say they were alarmed that they received no notification of the danger. Authorities bel...
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Celebrating Valentine’s Day in Hawaii

One of the definitions of aloha is love — which makes the Aloha State, i.e. Hawaii,  a perfect place to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Of course, you can find many special ways to celebrate this romantic holiday with a Hawaiian spin. Here are a few Valentine’s Day ideas for Hawaii: Renew your vows on a beach Ko Olina Resort is offering a Valentine’s Day Vow Renewal on the beach fronting Nai’a Lagoon 3. See this link for more information. This vow renewal will be a shared-group event. If you’d like ...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Hawaiian, Aloha State, Hau, Ko Olina Resort, Nai, GoVisitHawaii, General Hawaii, Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Private, Puu Pehe, Sweetheart Rock


Aloha Friday Photo: “Last sunrise in the Aloha State”

Mahalo to Clara Billington for sharing this beautifully composed sunrise photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. Clara tells us: Our last sunrise in the Aloha State before leaving for home and some snow. We hope that lovely memories of sunrises like this one will keep her warm through the winter. Happy Aloha Friday! The post Aloha Friday Photo: “Last sunrise in the Aloha State” appeared first on Go Visit Hawaii. © Go Visit Hawaii - Republication of this entire post is prohibited without prior ...
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Hawaii tops in extended families, Hawaiian Airlines collects climate data, HART delays $18M rail contractor increase, new bus boss for Hawaii Island, big jump in air cargo, eco-friendly caskets, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Izu Oshima Island  dancers span generations © 2017 All Hawaii News Why Hawaii Trends Toward Large And Extended Families. At 11 percent of households, the Aloha State has the highest proportion of multigenerational homes in the country, with Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (18 percent), and Asians (13 percent) being the two ethnic groups with the largest proportions of multigenerational households. Civil Beat.Hawaiian first U.S. airline on board for daily air quality monitoring. Haw...
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Microsoft Announces ‘Project Honolulu’

Microsoft has again invoked the Aloha State for a product name, this week announcing “Project Honolulu.” Project Honolulu is described as a “flexible, locally-deployed, browser-based management platform and tools” recommended as a “graphical management solution” for Windows Server. In announcing the tool, Microsoft doesn’t explain how or why it chose the name. But the company does share a number of customer reviews, which are amusing to read out of context: I use Honolulu to manage hyperconver...
Tags: Travel, Business, Technology, Microsoft, Hawaii, Honolulu, Aloha State, Project Honolulu Project Honolulu


Let Netflix Prepare You For Back-To-School With September's New Class Of Titles!

Summer's almost over, and Netflix is dropping some educational titles in September to get us in back-to-school mode! Next month, the streaming service will take you to class(ics) with films like Dead Poets Society, Pocahontas, and City of God -- not to mention, originals including First They Killed My Father and Season 1 of The Magic School Bus Rides Again! Don't worry, September's haul isn't all scholarly. The month will also bring a wave of mindless entertainment like Disney's live action Beau...
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Netflix September 2017 Movie and TV Titles Announced

Netflix September 2017 Movie and TV Titles Announced The Netflix September 2017 movies and TV titles have been announced and can be viewed below! All Netflix September 2017 titles and dates are subject to change. You can also view the titles disappearing from Netflix in September underneath. Which Netflix September 2017 titles are you looking forward to and which are you sad to see leaving the service? AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 1 Amores Perros City of God Dead Poets Society Deep Blue Sea Disney’s H...
Tags: TV, Movies, Horror, Disney, George Harrison, Atlanta, Gotham, Netflix, TV News, Streaming, Dallas, Miami, Carol, Fuller House, Orlando, Philomena


12 wanderlust-inducing shows

If you’re a traveler , check out these twelve Netflix shows, where the settings and local cultures can have as much presence as the characters. Master of None Season two of Aziz Ansari and Alan Young’s hit Netflix show starts off in Modena, Italy—where Dev has been learning how to make pasta like a local—before heading back to Brooklyn. From A-list hotspots to secret speakeasies, foodie experiences are infused into the show. Watch the latest season, wipe the drool from your chin and then p...
Tags: Travel, France, La, India, Los Angeles, Colombia, Netflix, Brooklyn, Hawaii, House, Elizabeth Banks, Leonardo Dicaprio, TV Shows, Tokyo, Shinjuku, Aziz Ansari


Hawaii travel tips: What to do -- and what to avoid

Going to the Aloha State for the first time? An insider shares what you should do -- and what you don't want to do.
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Hawaii: Best Time to Fly & Buy for Cheap Tickets

Hawaii is an endless array of natural wonders, sophisticated nightlife, vibrant culture, international dining and all those beautiful beaches. Add the warmth of a tropical sun and you really do have something close to paradise. The Aloha State can also be on the expensive side but not out of reach. This Hawaii guide will help you find the cheapest possible airline tickets. The Islands of Hawaii The 50th U.S. state is located in the central Pacific Ocean. Hawaii has eight main islands (and see ...
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What Hawaiians can be proud of

1. Consider the ‘Protect Kaho’olawe ‘Ohana‘ effort, or the recent ‘We Are Mauna Kea‘ movement. Locals stand up for what they believe in. We may be small, but when it comes to respecting the land or our sacred places, we make our voices heard. 2. From tropical monsoons to arid deserts, the Big Island is home to 10 of the world’s 14 sub-climate zones. The 4,000-square mile island has the highest concentration of climate zones in the world. 3. Poke has become a growing global food trend, but in Haw...
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