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Hawaii travel restrictions still up in the air, Delta variant spreads, special session mulled to consider vetoes, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Waikiki sunset with airplane © 2021 All Hawaii NewsIge: Hawaii Unlikely To Ease Travel Restrictions Ahead Of July 4 As Vaccinations Slow. Lt. Gov. Josh Green had publicly urged the governor to end the pre-travel testing requirement on July 1. Civil Beat.$144 million in new federal funding from the American Rescue Plan is coming to the state for various airports. U.S. Senator Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i) said the new funding, signed into law in March, will help support airports that have expe...
Tags: Travel, Russia, India, City, Hawaii, Larry Ellison, Road, Nissan, Faa, Chinatown, Lanai, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Waikiki, Maui, Josh Green


Oahu Homeless Medical Outreach Expands With Mobile Clinic

Health care professionals who care for the medical needs of homeless in Honolulu’s Chinatown neighborhood are expanding their efforts to other parts of Oahu with a new mobile clinic.
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Ige rethinking COVID restrictions again, parents don't want to send their children back to school, Honolulu councilman's blackface video surfaces, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hanauma Bay, pre-COVID ©2021 All Hawaii News The Race Is On To Book A Reservation At Hanauma Bay. As county parks implement online reservation websites, Hawaii is talking about creating a statewide system. Civil Beat.Hawaiian Airlines to Resume Tahiti Service as State Opens Pre-Travel Testing to French Polynesia. Starting June 21, travelers from French Polynesia may bypass the state’s mandatory 10-day quarantine if they present a negative COVID-19 test from an approved testing partner. Ha...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Hawaii, HHSC, DOE, Chinatown, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Mauna Loa, University Of Miami, Honolulu, Hawaii County, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, West Hawaii


Caterpillar fungus, the world's most valuable parasite, can cost up to $63,000 per pound

Caterpillar fungus is a hybrid of a fungus that kills and lives in caterpillars. It can sell for up to three times its weight in gold and can cost as much as about $63,000 per pound. Some towns in the Himalayas rely on collecting and selling this fungus for a living. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Following is a transcript of the video.Narrator: What would you do if a fungus invaded your body, and started consuming you from the inside? It sounds like something out of a ...
Tags: Ebay, New York City, Trends, Nepal, Himalayas, Chinatown, Bhutan, Caterpillar, Tibetan Plateau, Plateau, Tibet Autonomous Region, Himalayan Mountains, Daniel Winkler, Nepal Tibet India, David Anderson Chia Yi Hou


Another water war washes over the MWD

In the final scene of “Chinatown,” the noir movie version of Los Angeles’s original water grab, anti-hero Jack Nicholson confronts the brutal triumph of the film’s “pillar of the establishment” villain. The cops don’t want to hear his story.  They invoke the racist trope that the law of the jungle rules in the ethnic enclave where the scene occurs: “Forget it, Jake, it’s Chinatown.” The real life water wars continue, however, and it remains to be seen who will win the current power struggle at t...
Tags: Jack Nicholson, California, Opinion, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Alaska, San Diego, Las Vegas, Pasadena, Seattle, Chinatown, Mediterranean, Southern California, Santa Monica


Recreational fishing licenses among bills signed to protect Hawaii's ocean, $9 for a loaf of bread highlights food supply chain upheaval, lawsuit filed over jail COVID conditions, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

A wrasse swims over coral off Hawaii Island ©2021 All Hawaii NewsGov. David Ige signs 9 bills to commemorate World Oceans Day. To commemorate World Oceans Day on Tuesday, Gov. David Ige signed into law nine bills meant to preserve Hawaii’s marine resources which included those establishing fees targeted at visitors, recreational fishing licenses and additional protections for sharks. Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat. Hawaii Public Radio. Tribune-Herald. Big Island Video News. Big Island Now. ...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Medicare, Environmental Protection Agency, Chinatown, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Honolulu, Hawaii County, Lawrence, West Hawaii, Oahu, Maui County Council, Hawaiian Islands, Hilo


In combating anti-Asian hate incidents, a growing debate in Southern California over law enforcement’s role

A racist verbal attack she endured while jogging through her Los Angeles neighborhood last year, just as the pandemic was about to take hold, left Khinn Ung frightened and confused, and prompted her to make a simple vow: Don’t go out alone. “Are you from Wuhan? Are you from Wuhan, China? Why do you bring the virus to us?” Ung, who is Asian American, recalled a man chasing and yelling at her during the February 2020 incident in Chinatown. Luckily, a bystander intervened, scaring off the culprit. ...
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Bob Odenkirk: ‘Soon people won’t remember Breaking Bad’

He charmed as slimeball lawyer Saul in the drugs drama and its spinoff – but now Bob Odenkirk has gone badass in action thriller Nobody. Has he left his comedy days behind?On the surface, Bob Odenkirk’s new film is entirely preposterous. As the story of a man who goes on a murder spree after his house is broken into, Nobody is an all-out, full-throated action movie. In one scene, 58-year-old Odenkirk tears a handrail off the inside of a bus and beats a man senseless with it. However, as he expla...
Tags: Better Call Saul, Breaking Bad, Bob Odenkirk, Comedy, Television, Film, La, Culture, Television & radio, Chinatown, Saul, Odenkirk, TV Comedy, Action and adventure films


Good Samaritans Fight Off Man Attacking Asian American San Francisco Police Officer

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The 7 best women's bathrobes we tested in 2021

Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky The perfect robe should fit well, feel comfortable, and last for years. The Parachute Classic Bathrobe has a secure, adjustable fit and it's soft, fluffy, and absorbent. We also tested robes for lounging and relaxing, like waffle weave, silk, flannel, and linen options. See also: The best bath towels Having a robe to slip on after a shower or cinch over your pajamas on a lazy weekend morning isn't exactly a necessity, but it certainly makes daily lif...
Tags: Reviews, Home, California, Women, San Francisco, Trends, Features, Buying Guide, New Jersey, Chinatown, Riley, Ono, Women's clothing, Natori, Connie Chen, Matouk


The 29 best feminist books and novels to read in 2021, recommended by women's and gender studies professors

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Insider Diverse feminist literature is critical to the progression of intersectional feminism. I talked to two women's and gender studies professors to get some feminist book recommendations. The list includes books by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Roxane Gay, Margaret Atwood, and more. Feminism is a powerful social and political movement that calls for economic, cultural, social, ...
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The 29 best feminist books and novels to read in 2021

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Insider Diverse feminist literature is critical to the progression of intersectional feminism. I talked to two women's and gender studies professors to get some feminist book recommendations. The list includes books by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Roxane Gay, Margaret Atwood, and more. Feminism is a powerful social and political movement that calls for economic, cultural, social, ...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Instagram, Education, US, America, Los Angeles, Trends, Features, Reading, Rome, Wings, Hillary Clinton, Palestine, Jesus, Mary Beard


Asian San Francisco Officer Attacked in Possible Hate Crime

Authorities say a San Francisco police officer who responded to a call about a man making threats to people in Chinatown was attacked by the suspect.
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Man faces hate crime charge after Asian woman attacked in New York City's Chinatown

Violence against Asian Americans and Asians has grown despite increased national attention and political action against anti-Asian hate, experts say.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Man charged with hate crime after Asian woman attacked in New York City's Chinatown

Violence against Asian Americans and Asians has grown despite increased national attention and political action against anti-Asian hate, experts say.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, New York City, Usa Today, Chinatown


NYPD recommends hate crime charge against man accused of assaulting Asian woman in Chinatown

The New York Police Department recommended a hate crime charge against a man who punched a 55-year-old Asian woman in an unprovoked attack in Chinatown on Monday night, the NYPD said in a release.
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Asian woman, 55, knocked out in unprovoked attack in NYC's Chinatown, police say

Alexander Wright, 48, of Manhattan, was charged with one count of assault as a hate crime, assault and criminal possession of a...
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Asian Americans are patrolling streets across the US to keep their elders safe

Carl Chan was walking in Oakland's Chinatown on his way to meet an Asian elder who had been attacked when a stranger called him a racial slur and hit him on the head.
Tags: US, Cnn, Oakland, Chinatown, Carl Chan


The NHS offered free vaccines 'no questions asked' in London's Chinatown. Hundreds of people showed up.

A crowd of people seen waiting for vaccine slots in London on May 27, 2021. The Sun/YouTube Hundreds of people rushed to London's Chinatown on Thursday to get COVID-19 vaccines. There, NHS staff were inoculating people from a bus organized by Westminster Council. No paperwork or proof of identification was required, according to reports. See more stories on Insider's business page. Hundreds of people descended on London's Chinatown on Thursday after a city council offered no-q...
Tags: London, News, Trends, NHS, Labour, Healthcare, News UK, Vaccine, Jeremy, Chinatown, Westminster council, COVID-19, COVID, Bill Bostock, Gerrard Street


4 Southern California food outlets return for an all-star edition of ‘The Great Food Truck Race’

In 2011, “The Great Food Truck Race” left winner Daniel Shemtob with great memories but a couple of bad dreams. “There would be days after it was over where I would wake up thinking it was the day before the last day of the race and I was late to show up on the set,” Shemtob said in a phone interview. The Middle Feast team members Daniella Marudi, Tommy Marudi and Gabriel Villagrana compete in “The Great Food Truck Race.” (Photo courtesy of the Food Network) The Middle Feast team members ...
Tags: TV, California, Restaurants, San Francisco, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Food Network, Streaming, Miami, Orange County, Seoul, Chinatown, Malibu, Bay Area, Venice Beach


Nothing Is Wasted — Even the Pains of Our Past

It’s been said that life is a blank page, but because of my mother’s fate, the script for my life was already written. Ah-Ma was a teenage mail-order bride from Hong Kong married to a busboy working in a noodle shop in San Francisco Chinatown. He left me when I was seven years old. Six-month-old me and eighteen-year-old Ah-Ma on our back porch in Chinatown Ah-Ma is “mom” translated from the Chinese Cantonese dialect. The second girl of eight kids, Ah-Ma’s mother chose her to marry a stranger...
Tags: Hong Kong, Identity, Race, Inspiration, San Francisco, Culture, Ethnicity, God, Courage, Narnia, Chinatown, Josh, Ma, Bonnie, San Francisco Chinatown, Mei Mei


Hawaii outdoor mask mandate lifted, economic outlook rises, University of Hawaii mulls fully open campuses, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

  Photo by engin akyurt on Unsplash Gov. Ige Eliminates Mask Mandate for Outdoors, Allows Ocean Sports Competitions. Gov. David Ige announced Tuesday people will no longer have to wear masks outdoors, effective immediately, as COVID-19 cases decrease and more people get vaccinated. The governor said he would maintain a requirement that people wear masks indoors. The same rules will apply regardless of whether someone is vaccinated. Associated Press. Star-Advertiser. Tribune-Herald. Big...
Tags: Travel, Navy, Hawaii, Larry Ellison, Chinatown, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Derek, Honolulu, West Hawaii, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, Hawaii News Now, University of Hawaii, Garden Island


35 beautiful coffee table books to give as gifts in 2021

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Insider A good coffee table book is a decor piece that's filled with stunning images and entertains guests. We compiled a list of 35 coffee table books that will make great gifts for everyone in your life. Unlike the dog-eared, beaten-down tomes inhabiting the bookshelves of a home, coffee table books are a more refined species.They have license over the prime tabletop real ...
Tags: Amazon, Home, Photography, Florida, New York, Instagram, China, US, Trends, Bbc, Features, Gifts, Reading List, Beijing, United States, Ford


Preferred route chosen for Dodger Stadium-to-Union Station gondola project

LOS ANGELES >> The company proposing to build a gondola from Union Station to Dodger Stadium announced today it has settled on a route that would take the aerial tramway generally above Alameda Street through Chinatown and include a station at the foot of Los Angeles State Historic Park. Officials with Los Angeles Aerial Rapid Transit said they were abandoning a second alternative route that would have taken the gondola system generally along Spring Street. According to LA ART, the preferred rou...
Tags: Transportation, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Broadway, Community, Los Angeles Dodgers, Chinatown, Metro, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, Union Station, Dodger Stadium, McCourt, Alameda Street, Los Angeles State Historic Park


This is how a gondola will get from Union Station to Dodger Stadium

LOS ANGELES — The company proposing to build a gondola from Union Station to Dodger Stadium announced Thursday that it has settled on a route that would take the aerial tramway generally above Alameda Street through Chinatown and include a station at the foot of Los Angeles State Historic Park. Officials with Los Angeles Aerial Rapid Transit said they were abandoning a second alternative route that would have taken the gondola system generally along Spring Street. According to LA ART, the prefer...
Tags: Transportation, Business, News, Sports, California News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Broadway, Mlb, Biden, Los Angeles Dodgers, Amtrak, Chinatown, Santa Rosa, Burbank


The Surprising Reason Why Chinatowns Worldwide Share the Same Aesthetic, and How It All Started with the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake

Anti-Chinese racism runs deep in American culture and law, beginning in the 19th century as competition intensified in California gold and land rushes. Chinese immigrants were pushed into teeming cities, then denigrated for surviving in overcrowded slums. To get a sense of the scope of the prejudice, we need only consider the 1882 law known as the Chinese Exclusion Act — the only legislation passed to explicitly restrict immigration by one ethnic or national group. The law actually goes ...
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‘It’s A Job Killer’: Sacramento Restaurants Brace For Ordinance That Would Require Switch From Gas To Electric

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How to Plan San Francisco Night Tours with Friends in 2021

San Francisco is one of the most liberal cities in the United States. From delicious street food to shopping havens, live music concerts, cabaret, and drag shows, it has everything to keep you mesmerized. So, it’s undoubtedly an exciting place to visit and experience beautiful sights, thrilling nightlife, and delectable seafood.  But to enjoy a typical San Francisco night, you need to have a plan. Here are some valuable tips on planning your itinerary so you can get the most out of your...
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Capitals’ Playoff Forecast Is Certainly Murky

The Washington Capitals are set to open the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs on Saturday at Capital One Arena against the Boston Bruins, in their first postseason game in Chinatown, since…
Tags: Washington, Sport, Hockey, Chinatown, Boston Bruins, Washington Capitals, Ilya Samsonov, Vitek Vanecek, Previews and Predictions, Capital One Arena, 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs


The Quarantine Stream: ‘Warrior’ is a Kick-Ass Series About People Kicking Ass

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Series: Warrior Where You Can Stream It: HBO Max The Pitch: Based on ideas from the legendary Bruce Lee, Warrior is kind of like Deadwood meets Peaky Blinders with martial arts. Why It’s Essential Quarantine Viewing: Warrior is one of those shows that seems to be under the radar. I’ve seen people talk about it from time to time, but not ex...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, China, America, San Francisco, Features, Chinatown, Deadwood, Cinemax, Warrior, SAHM, Joe Taslim, Featured Stories Sidebar, Dianne Doan, Bruce Lee Warrior, Sahm Andrew Koji