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FBI closing in on Honolulu prosecutors, Ige outlines biosecurity plans, man swims from Japan to Hawaii, Maui mayor-elect names top staff, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Kaneshiro Honolulu prosecutor meeting, from city website Honolulu City prosecutor shows no signs of stepping aside after getting formal notice that he’s a target of federal probe.  City Prosecutor Keith Kaneshiro has received a Justice Department target letter informing him that he’s under investigation in the federal public corruption probe that has already led to two indictments against his former top deputy, Katherine Kealoha. Hawaii News Now. Kaneshiro Federal Investigators ...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Navy, California, San Francisco, Fbi, Hawaii, City Council, Justice Department, Kauai, Maui, Honolulu, West Hawaii, Wailuku, Oahu, Western Governors ' Association

US military's Aegis system intercepts test missile in Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. military's land-based Aegis missile defense system has intercepted an intermediate range ballistic missile in a test near Hawaii.The Missile Defense Agency said Monday's test showed an interceptor missile... [Author: [email protected]]
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Kilauea's Recent Eruption Was Its Biggest in Two Centuries, Scientists Confirm

It’s been over three months since fresh lava oozed out of Kilauea volcano, and the eruption that turned southeastern Hawaii into a fiery hellscape has receded from the headlines. But for scientists with the US Geological Survey’s Hawaii Volcano Observatory (HVO), the story is far from over.Read more...
Tags: Science, Hawaii, Volcanoes, Kilauea, Earther Is An Earth Blog

Big West basketball: Cal Poly enduring growing pains

When you look at Cal Poly’s 0-4 road record this season, the team’s youth jumps at you as the reason. The Mustangs feature six freshmen, and youth is frequently the culprit when teams struggle away from home. But that’s not entirely fair to the first-year players, only four of whom have played this season. After all, Cal Poly’s first two road trips were to face Pac-12 opponents Arizona and Washington State. The next two, at Portland and Fresno State, were games that could have gone either way. “...
Tags: California, Washington, Sports, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Hawaii, Arizona, Portland, Dallas, College sports, UC Davis, Pacific, Denver, Notre Dame, Cal State Fullerton

He swam from Japan to Hawaii and at times saw a piece of plastic in the ocean every three minutes

The French swimmer Ben Lecomte steps ashore in Hawaii more than six months after entering the water in Japan in an attempt to swim across the Pacific Ocean.
Tags: Japan, Cnn, Hawaii, Ben Lecomte

Hawaii vacation news: December 11, 2018

* The strike that affected service at the Royal Hawaiian, Sheraton Waikiki, Westin Moana Surfrider, Sheraton Princess Kaiulani and Sheraton Maui is over. * The cascading pools of Oheo in the Kipahulu district of Haleakala National Park have reopened, though park officials caution people about swimming there. * Hawaiian Airlines announced an expanded Boston codeshare agreement with JetBlue. This codeshare can make booking and connections easier when Hawaiian begins their new non-stop flight from...
Tags: Travel, Boston, Hawaii, Volcano, Kilauea, Jetblue, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaiian Airlines, Honolulu, Kona, Hilo, Haleakala National Park, Sheraton Maui, Flight Deals & Airline News, Hawaii Big Island, Kipahulu

US successfully tests missile defense system in Hawaii

The US conducted a successful missile defense test on Tuesday in the latest advancement in US capabilities to defend against ballistic missiles.
Tags: US, Cnn, Hawaii

French swimmer steps onto land in Hawaii -- 6 months after entering ocean in Japan

The French swimmer Ben Lecomte steps ashore in Hawaii more than six months after entering the water in Japan in an attempt to swim across the Pacific Ocean.
Tags: Japan, Cnn, Hawaii, Ben Lecomte

Young Giants

A galaxy from the early universe appears to be churning out massive stars the way GM churns out cars — by the bunch. The galaxy is more than 13 billion light-years away. That means we see it as it looked when the universe was just a few hundred million years old. Astronomers from Texas A&M, the University of Texas, and other institutions studied the galaxy with one of the giant Keck telescopes in Hawaii. The scientists are looking at an era when the universe went from transparent to opaque then ...
Tags: Space, Texas, Hawaii, Gm, University of Texas, Keck, Damond Benningfield Keywords, Young Giants, Cosmology StarDate

Travel News: December 11, 2018

From shopping to tourism, French protests hit economy Yahoo News Shops shuttered in the run-up to Christmas, chaos on the roads: France’s “yellow vest” protests are dealing a blow to the economy which the finance minister says is no less than a “catastrophe”. As riots flared in Paris on Saturday, Livio Forte, a tourist from New York, could only watch on as police trucks lined up on the Place Vendome. The chic square’s luxury jewellery shops were boarded up, the diamonds and watches gone from th...
Tags: Travel, New York, France, Hawaii, Paris, Delta, Usa Today, Faa, Southwest Airlines, Travel News, Southwest, News And Deals, Andy Levine, Yahoo News Shops, Travel Weekly Delta Sky Miles

We Hit Eleven Years of Blogging

  Insurance Law Hawaii hit eleven years of blogging last week. We started in December 2007, 1251 posts ago. Blogging has served as a invaluable self-education on multiple coverage issues in an effort to keep abreast of the constantly changing landscape. We hope readers have found the posts to be useful and informative.       As we head into our twelfth year, thanks hanks also to you, the readers, for your support and interest again this year. On to another year of blogging in 2019. [Author: Tred...
Tags: Insurance, Hawaii, Tred Eyerly

Harbor fees to rise, Oahu beach erosion uncovered, vets lose free access to Kilauea Military Camp, Land Board denies contested case for Maui water access, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Honolulu Ala Wai boat harbor ©2018 All Hawaii News The state Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation got the green light Friday to move forward with public hearings on proposed fee hikes at small boat harbors that, if approved, will affect more than 10,000 boaters. Star-Advertiser.Hearings on New Fees Proposed at Small Boat Harbors. The Board of Land & Natural Resources voted on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, to approve a proposal by the DLNR Division of Boating & Ocean Recreation to move forward...
Tags: Travel, United States, Hawaii, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Kilauea, Sierra Club, Natural Resources, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Kauai, Maui, Honolulu, West Hawaii, Oahu, U S Department of Transportation, Department of Agriculture, Kmc

Max Holloway deserves to fight at home in Hawaii, but will he move up to face Conor or Khabib?

Max Holloway, holding the Hawaii state flag, celebrates his victory over Brian Ortega in their UFC featherweight championship fight at UFC 231 on Dec. 8, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. Twice in 2018, Max Holloway was set to fight and twice, he was yanked from the bout for medical reasons. “I missed it, and I mean that,” Holloway said after an impressive fourth-round stoppage of Brian Ortega on Saturday in their featherweight title fight in the main event of UFC 231 at the Scotiabank Arena.
Tags: News, Hawaii, Ufc, Toronto Canada, Conor, Holloway, Mixed Martial Arts, Khabib, Max Holloway, Brian Ortega

Stansberry hits 5 3s, scores 19; Hawaii beats Hawaii Hilo

Eddie Stansberry hit 5 of 10 from 3-point range and finished with 19 points, Drew Buggs had 16 points and seven assists, and Hawaii beat Division II Hawaii Hilo 82-75            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Ap, Hawaii, Stansberry, Hawaii Hilo, Drew Buggs, Eddie Stansberry

Daily News boys basketball top 10 rankings, Dec. 9

Each week the competition to crack the Daily News boys basketball top 10 rankings gets tougher. This past week a majority of the area’s best teams competed in the Sierra Canyon Invitational, Warrior Classic, Beverly Hills and Simi Valley tournaments. Four Mission League teams — Harvard-Westlake, Crespi, Notre Dame, and Chaminade — all competed in tournament finals Saturday night. Despite a lot of movement among the top 10 rankings, one thing remains constant: Sierra Canyon is the best team in So...
Tags: Sports, Fresno, Sport, Soccer, Hawaii, Beverly Hills, Las Vegas, Birmingham, Roy Williams, Barry, Vikings, Notre Dame, Reno, Valencia, High School Sports, Southern California

(RRW) Athletics: Cheserek Wins Fast Kalakaua Merrie Mile In Photo Finish

Edward Cheserek, a Kenyan living in Flagstaff, Ariz., successfully defended his title at the third annual Kalakaua Merrie Mile in Waikiki here this morning, clocking the fastest-ever mile in the state of Hawaii: 3:54.83.
Tags: Sport, Hawaii, Running, Waikiki, FLAGSTAFF Ariz, Edward Cheserek, Kalakaua Merrie Mile, Cheserek Wins Fast Kalakaua Merrie

Top 10 Best Small Business Credit Card Bonus Offers – December 2018

Do you have small business income or work as an independent contractor? Uber/Lyft, Amazon, eBay, Etsy, Airbnb? You are eligible to open a small business credit card, which keeps your personal and business expenses separate. If you are not a corporation or LLC, you can apply as a sole proprietorship, with your name as the business name and your Social Security number as the Tax ID number. I did this for years successfully before incorporating my business. Small business credit cards are ...
Tags: Credit Cards, Marketing, Alaska, Hawaii, Marriott, Starwood, Mastercard, Rapid Rewards, American Airlines, Deals & Offers, American Express Business Gold, Chase Ink Business Preferred Card, Chase Ink Business Cash Card, Southwest Companion Pass Subject, Uber Lyft Amazon eBay Etsy Airbnb, Southwest Rapid Rewards Premier Consumer Card

Pearl Harbor survivor and Navy veteran recalls 1941 attack

HONOLULU (AP) — Retired U.S. Navy Cmdr. Don Long was alone on an anchored military seaplane in the middle of a bay across the island from Pearl Harbor when Japanese warplanes started striking Hawaii on December 7, 1941, watching from afar as the attack that killed and wounded thousands unfolded.
Tags: News, Navy, Ap, Hawaii, Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, U S Navy, Cmdr Don Long

Hospitality workers at 24 Southern California hotels poised to strike

A week after union contracts expired at 24 Southern California hotels, 7,500 cooks, dishwashers, housekeepers and janitors are poised to strike over a list of demands that includes boosting their pay to $25 an hour. In a vote Thursday, 96 percent of employees represented by UNITE HERE Local 11 voted in favor of striking. It comes on the heels of 20 other hotel strikes across the nation this year in a build-up to what has already become the largest series of hotel strikes in U.S. history. In th...
Tags: Business, Stanford, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Hawaii, San Diego, Hilton, Marriott, Long Beach, Pasadena, Gaslamp Quarter, Southern California, Cohen, Southland

Sen. Mazie Hirono Weighs In On Latest Updates In Mueller Investigation

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, about Special Counsel Robert Mueller's latest court filings.
Tags: News, Hawaii, Npr, Ailsa Chang, Robert Mueller, Sen Mazie Hirono

Pearl Harbor anniversary commemorated, Hawaii Department of Education sued over Title IX female access to sports, Big Island beach reopens after lava flow, Patsy Mink statue unveiled, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

The USS Arizona burning after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, public domain photo Hundreds to gather for 77th anniversary of attack on Pearl Harbor. As they do every year, hundreds of veterans, service members and dignitaries will solemnly gather Friday to mark the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Hawaii News Now.Ceremonies mark 77th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attack. There will be a number of public events commemorating the date, including a ceremony at Barbers Point, whi...
Tags: Travel, Japan, US, United States, Hawaii, Aclu, Kilauea, Pearl Harbor, Big Island, Maui, Honolulu, Hawaii County, Legislature, American Civil Liberties Union, Oahu, Patsy

US governmental conservationists really hope that young endangered seals will stop getting eels stuck in their nostrils

Hawaiian monk seals are endangered and closely monitored by NOAA scientists who are alarmed that the seals keep getting eels stuck really deep in their nostrils. The scientists have removed "three or four" eels from juvenile monk seals' nostrils over the past two years, mostly in the last few months. The seals are fine. The eels died. The scientists don't know how the eels got stuck up the seals' nostrils. Perhaps they swam up there after getting cornered in a coral reef, or possibly the...
Tags: Post, Science, News, Delightful Creatures, US, Hawaii, Noaa, Eels, Simeone, Marine Mammal Center, Ke Kai Ola, Finding An Exit Where They Can, Littnan, Allyson Chiu Washington Post

Yay! Hawaii the Big Island Trailblazer turns 20

Independent and adventurous travelers can now celebrate the publication of the 20th anniversary edition of Hawaii the Big Island Trailblazer (ISBN: 978-198039129690), which is good to go on Amazon. Volcano goddess Pele has commemorated the event by turning off her fiery eruptions (after three decades of blowing gas), clearing the skies and re-opening parks.   Several coastal snorkel spots in Puna (east coast) have been wiped off the map due to the 2018 Kilauea eruptions, and roads may r...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Pele, Kilauea, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Big Island, Kona, Blue Lagoon, South Kohala, Waipio Valley, Big Island Trailblazer, South Kohala Coast, Hawaii Big Island guidebook, Puna east Coast, Hawaii Big Island travel, Amazon Volcano

Qualcomm opened the door for 5G phones in 2019 (QCOM)

Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 855 processor opened the door for 5G smartphones in 2019. The Snapdragon 855 mobile platform boasts several key improvements over the current Snapdragon 845. These improvements will play a key role in convincing consumers to upgrade to smartphones based on Qualcomm’s platform. Qualcomm took a big step in ushering in the first wave of 5G smartphones with the   announcement   of its next-generation Snapdragon 855 mobile platform at its summit in Hawaii on Tuesday. Th...
Tags: Trends, Hawaii, Qualcomm, Business Insider Intelligence, AT T Ericsson, Samsung Sony LG HTC, First Qualcomm, AI Engine

Friday Questions

It’s always a little more poignant to spend December 7th in Hawaii. Let us never forget the day that will live in infamy. Here are this week’s Friday Questions. YEKIMI starts it off: Do you... [Author: Ken Levine]
Tags: Hawaii, Humor, Ken Levine

Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area

    Take a self-guided tour of the displays at L.A. Zoo Lights through Jan. 6 (closed on Dec. 24-25). (Photo by Jamie Pham/Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens)   There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS   City of Agoura Hills Holiday Boutique: Shop for handmade items made by local artisans, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Dec. 7. Ago...
Tags: Books, Events, Local News, Music + Concerts, Theater, Things to Do, Art, Christmas, Comedy, Dance, Holidays, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN

American Raises Premium Cabin Hawaii Award Prices, Adds 2 Obscure Partners For Online Redemption

American AAdvantage has added two more airlines for online redemption. These are two that most members will never use, but it's going to add convenience for those who do -- especially since that makes connections onto these carriers bookable as part of a larger award. American is also updating their award chart online around 10 a.m. Eastern this morning to reflect award chart pricing changes for Hawaii that will go into effect January 16th. Continue reading American Raises Premium Cabin Hawaii ...
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Pearl Harbor attack survivor remembers the day from afar

HONOLULU (AP) — Retired U.S. Navy Cmdr. Don Long was alone on an anchored military seaplane in the middle of a bay across the island from Pearl Harbor when Japanese warplanes started striking Hawaii on December 7, 1941, watching from afar as the bombs and bullets killed and wounded thousands. The waves of attacking planes […]
Tags: News, Ap, Hawaii, Pearl Harbor, Honolulu, U S Navy, Nation & World, Cmdr Don Long

Lanai Tabura and Pride 4 PI: Restoring Manila Bay

We couldn’t be more proud of our dear friend and Hawaii Aloha Travel ohana member for his efforts in cleaning up polluted waters in the Philippines. Famous for his homespun comedy and expert foodie and travel insight in Hawaii and by the Filipino community around the world, has teamed with some of the biggest celebrities […] The post Lanai Tabura and Pride 4 PI: Restoring Manila Bay appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel.
Tags: Travel, Philippines, Hawaii, Lanai Tabura, Hawaii Aloha Travel, Manila Bay, MAMA EARTH, Pride 4 PI

Manoa Chinese Cemetery links to the past

The Manoa Chinese Cemetery is steeped in history, tradition, and a spiritual connection to revered ancestors. For most Hawaii visitors, strolling through a graveyard is probably not the first thing to come to mind when planning a Hawaii vacation. But the Manoa Chinese Cemetery isn’t gloomy. It’s solemn, but not grim. There are many things […] The post Manoa Chinese Cemetery links to the past appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel.
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