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Brooke Henderson wins in Hawaii to tie Canadian victory mark

Brooke Henderson successfully defended her Lotte Championship title to tie Sandra Post's record for LPGA Tour victories by a Canadian with eight            [Author: AP]
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Nelly Korda leads in Hawaii halfway through 2nd round

KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) — Nelly Korda birdied four of her final five holes Thursday to take a two-shot lead over defending champion Brooke Henderson midway through the second round of the Lotte Championship. Korda and Henderson each shot 4-under 68 at breezy Ko Olina Golf Club. At 13-under 131, Korda broke the tournament 36-hole record […]
Tags: News, Sports, Hawaii, Henderson, Brooke Henderson, KAPOLEI Hawaii, Nelly Korda, Korda, Ko Olina Golf Club

Video conferencing company Zoom soared 81% in its first day of public trading — now its CEO and CFO are focusing on these 3 goals (ZM)

Zoom went public on Thursday, and shares soared 81% on its first day of trading. Zoom now has three goals: obtaining more enterprise customers, expanding to international markets, and promoting its new Zoom Phone product. Zoom CEO Eric Yuan and CFO Kelly Steckelberg talked with Business Insider about how Zoom's viral nature and a frugal company philosophy helped the $9.2 billion company become profitable. When video conferencing company Zoom went public on Thursday, shares skyrocketed 81% ...
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State population continues downward trend, Aila confirmed to DHHL, Honolulu cracks down on monster houses, Maui mayor names Honolulu rail engineer as Public Works deputy, new Honolulu-Princeville air route, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Population estimates as of July 1, data from U.S. Census Bureau Big Island leads the state in population gains. While people continue to leave Oahu, dragging the entire state’s growth rate into the negative zone, people are still moving to Hawaii Island, according to estimates released Wednesday by the U.S. Census Bureau. =====Senate OKs deputy director of DHHL. The full Senate voted 19 to 5 Wednesday to reconfirm William Aila as deputy director of the state Department of Hawaiian Home ...
Tags: Travel, Hollywood, Senate, Hawaii, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii Island, North Shore, Maui, Honolulu, Hawaii County, Hart, Princeville, Oahu, Nippon Airways, Kona, Hawaiian Islands

Some effective criminal justice coverage amid Reason's "Weed Week"

In this new post over at Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform, I have flagged the array of new pieces at Reason in a "Weed Week" series.  Though I recommend many of the ten pieces in the series, two in particular should be of particular interest for sentencing fans.  Here are full headlines, links and short excerpts (with links from the original): "How Even Legal Marijuana Use Can Land You in Jail: Failed drug tests can send people on probation or parole back into prison cells" by Scott Shackford The...
Tags: New York, Texas, Law, Georgia, Wyoming, Hawaii, Rhode Island, Pepsi, Pew Charitable Trusts, Douglas A Berman, Scott Shackford, Tyler Nims, Incarceration Reform Parole, Jacob Sullum An

This Is The Top-Selling Bath & Body Works Scent In Your State

Everyone and their mother has a favorite Bath & Body Works body mist. Even if the jumbo plastic-capped aerosol hasn't held a spot in your bathroom cabinet for over a decade, one whiff would bring you right back to the first time you aggressively spritzed it all over your dress before your first middle-school dance.For an olfactory stroll down memory lane for all of us, we bring you the best-selling (and -smelling) Bath & Body Works fragrances of all time, broken down by state. Whether you're a ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Colorado, Bali, Oregon, US, America, West Virginia, Wyoming, Maine, Hawaii, New Jersey, New England, Puerto Rico, Rocky Mountains, Rose

HVO Shifts Monitoring Efforts To Mauna Loa

The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory has noted increased rates of inflation at Mauna Loa after the 2018 eruption of Kilauea. Inflation rates are still below the rates observed from 2014-2017, however increased earthquakes and ground deformation have been detected after the Kilauea eruption ended, and show a consistent trend.The shallow magma reservoirs of Mauna Loa have undergone several periods of inflation since its last eruption in 1984, but all have paused without an eruption.It is unknown what,...
Tags: Hawaii, Geology, Kilauea, Mauna Loa, Matt, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, HVO, Manua Loa

Governor tours Maui jail, signs Kilauea lava relief bill; homeless shelters don't meet specs; pay raises for Honolulu officials, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Elderly hula dancer n Hawaii ©2019 All Hawaii News Lawmakers boost funding for senior services. State lawmakers Tuesday approved a package of bills that earmark about $10 million during the next two years for services and staff to support seniors. Star-Advertiser.Legislature Approves Spending Millions For Elderly Care. Funding for kupuna care programs were some of the outstanding big ticket items that weren’t included in the state’s operating budget in March. Civil Beat.8 homeless shelter...
Tags: Travel, Navy, Senate, Hawaii, Kilauea, Sierra Club, Chinatown, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Waikiki, Kauai, Maui, State, Pali, Honolulu, Hawaii County

Family of three builds their own off-grid tiny house in Hawaii (Video)

This family's self-built tiny house is part of a small off-grid homestead out in Maui.
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Jewel Changi Airport review – An architectural marvel at the world’s best airport

In March 2019 Singapore Changi was crowned the best airport in the world for the seventh year in a row. That was just before Jewel Changi Airport opened. After previewing this architectural marvel I can’t see how any other airport is going to take this title in the foreseeable future. Jewel Changi is a mixed use development that sits inside the U-shape of the terminal buildings, making use of this previously underutilised space. Singapore have become masters of making use of limited space, ...
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Hawaii cultural festivals and special events: May – August 2019

There’s much to celebrate in Hawaii — food, music, dance, culture and history — and there are plenty of festivals to do so in the coming months. We’re listing the top cultural events that you may want to make a part of your Hawaii vacation. ( = || []).push({}); Most of these cultural events are very established and have been celebrated for decades. For examples, the King Kamehameha Celebration Floral Parade in June is 103 years old and Oahu’s Lei Da...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Hawaii Island, Waikiki, Kauai, Maui, Oahu, Kailua Kona, Lili, Hilo, Hamakua, Punchbowl, Hanalei, Duke Kahanamoku, Oahu Events, Hawaii Big Island

DLNR chief faces easy confirmation, Honolulu condo sprinkler bill watered down, Kona homeless rousted, cutoff Kauai residents prepare for visitors, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

DLNR Chairwoman Suzanne Case PC:DLNR Senate panel recommends reappointment of Suzanne Case to lead Hawaii land department. The committee also voted unanimously to approve Robert Masuda as DLNR’s deputy director. Star-Advertiser.Senate Committee Recommends Confirming Case As DLNR Chair. The vote was unanimous in favor of the governor’s nomination to head the state land department. Civil Beat.The State Senate voted to confirm Scott T. Murakami and Leonard Hoshijo as the director and deputy ...
Tags: Travel, Senate, Fbi, Hawaii, Kilauea, Pahoa, Sears, Department Of Transportation, North Shore, Kauai, Maui, Mauna Loa, Honolulu, West Hawaii, Wailuku, Oahu

Wie inspired by Woods' win ahead of homecoming at Lotte Championship

Michelle Wie says she was inspired Sunday watching Tiger Woods win the Masters. Wie, looking to show she can find her best form again after hand surgery last fall, gets a double dose of motivation with her return this week at the Lotte Championship in Hawaii, where she grew up. “I felt so inspired, so motivated [Sunday], just knowing how much he went through, and is kind of going through what I'm going through,” Wie said.
Tags: News, Hawaii, Golf, Woods, Wie, Michelle Wie, LOTTE Championship

Dems Raise $75M Across Many Campaigns, Signaling Lengthy Fight Ahead

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates raised about $75 million during the first quarter of the 2020 election, a lackluster sum spread out across more than a dozen campaigns that signals a drawn-out battle likely lies ahead. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders led the field by raising $18 million and California Sen. Kamala Harris came in second with $12 million. Former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke came in third with $9.3 million, followed by South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who ca...
Tags: Texas, News, Obama, Colorado, Washington, Senate, White House, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Ap, Hillary Clinton, Hawaii, House, Warren, Biden, Donald Trump

University of Hawaii astronomer's planet prediction verified in Star Wars-like system

A team of astronomers, including Nader Haghighipour from the Institute for Astronomy at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, discovered a third planet in the circumbinary planetary system Kepler-47.
Tags: Science, Hawaii, Kepler, Manoa, University of Hawaii, Institute for Astronomy, Nader Haghighipour

Cruise ships’ seasonal northward migration reaches Seattle

The first cruise ship to dock at Seattle’s Pier 66 for the cruise season is the 1,041-foot Celebrity Eclipse, which can carry more than 2,800 passengers. The ship was scheduled to head Monday evening to Victoria, B.C., and a six-day sail to Hawaii, then return to Vancouver for a summer of round trips to Alaska. […]
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Honolulu council to cooperate with mayor after special election, businesses resist new taxes, Big Island rethinks polystyrene ban, Maui officials' raises unlikely, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Col. Brendan Raymond, 25th Infantry Division Artillery Commander ©2019 All Hawaii News Pohakuloa Training Area showcases live-fire exercises with Schofield Barracks. The bass booms of heavy artillery echoed through the region Sunday morning as plumes of smoke spiraled into the blue skies along the slope of Mauna Loa. West Hawaii Today.Business leaders resist tax proposals. Lawmakers are considering a package of tax increases and other tax changes in the final weeks of the legislative sess...
Tags: Travel, Senate, Fbi, Hawaii, Department Of Transportation, Big Island, Kauai, Maui, Honolulu, Hawaii County, Legislature, Oahu, Ozawa, Schofield, Maui County Council, Hawaiian Islands

Lesser-known UNESCO sites in the US

Of the 1,092 UNESCO World Heritage sites in the world, there are 23 in the United States. The big ones — the Statue of Liberty, Grand Canyon National Park, and Independence Hall — draw millions of visitors every year. While these places certainly deserve all the hype they get, they’re not the only UNESCO sites worthy of your travel plans. In honor of World Heritage Day on April 15, we’re highlighting some of the lesser-known UNESCO sites in the United States. From the deserts of New Mexico to...
Tags: Travel, Texas, Montana, Mexico, US, Spain, Rome, Unesco, United States, Hawaii, Washington Dc, Catholic, New Mexico, University Of Virginia, Illinois, St Louis

1 Maui inmate remains missing after 2 escape

WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — Two inmates escaped from a Hawaii jail and over a razor wire-topped fence, prompting a manhunt across the island of Maui before one of them turned himself in to police. The other remained missing Monday. Troy Diego and Barret Paman escaped from the Maui Community Correctional Center Sunday at about 2:30 […]
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Encore backs fresh produce distributor Tourtellot

Encore Consumer Capital has made an investment in Warwick, Rhode Island-based Tourtellot, a provider of fresh produce to retail grocery customers. No financial terms were disclosed. PRESS RELEASE San Francisco, California, April 15, 2019 – Encore Consumer Capital (“Encore”), a private equity firm that invests exclusively in leading consumer products companies, is pleased to announce that it has completed an investment in Tourtellot & Co., Inc. (“Tourtellot”). Tourtellot, based in Warwick, RI, is...
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Watercraft, Events Exclusions Bar Coverage

    The Federal District Court for the District of Hawaii found bodily injury suffered in a boating accident was barred under the policy's Watercraft and Events Exclusions.  Great Divide Ins. Co. v. Hawaiian Kamali`i , 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 43106 (D. Haw. March 15, 2019).     The Hawaiian Canoe Club (HCC) hosted and sponsored the 2016 Pailolo Challenge Outrigger Canoe Race on September 17, 2016, from Kapalua, Maui to Kaunakakai, Moloka`i. Mark Stevens agreed to provide and operate an escort boat...
Tags: Insurance, Hawaii, Steven, Stevens, Hawaii Supreme Court, HCC, Mark Stevens, Kobayashi, Ohana, Federal District Court, Kaunakakai, Comprehensive General Liability, Duty to Defend, Tred Eyerly, Kapalua Maui, Events Exclusions Great Divide Ins Co

SPOTTED – 4/15/2019

Here are some interesting new and limited edition products found on store shelves by your fellow readers. If you’ve tried any of the products, share your thoughts about them in the comments. Capri Sun Adventures Inspired by Australia Dragon Fruit Punch Pouches Capri Sun Adventures Inspired by India Passion Fruit Mango Pouches There are also Guava Strawberry and Papaya Watermelon flavors, both of which could be Inspired by Hawaii. (Spotted by @ReneBarba89 at FoodMaxx.) H-E-B Big Bread ...
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Here Are The Details Of How That Black Hole Picture Came To Be

It wasn’t easy, and it wasn’t fast, and it involved – shock – physical material. “The dreamy photograph represents a tremendous technological achievement, assembled using eight radio telescopes in four continents—two each in Hawaii and Chile, and one each in Arizona, Mexico, Spain, and Antarctica—all synced together to scan the skies for several days in a row.” – The Atlantic
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Sleep Under the Stars in a Bubble Home

Why live on the bubble when you can experience life inside it? It's an appropriate question to ponder while gazing at the forest from inside this  unusual dome home in upstate New York. Made to maximize views while maintaining partial privacy, this geodesic bubble tent is equal parts glamping destination and fishbowl. It's the perfect place to observe nature without fully immersing yourself in it. Copyright 2018 Leon Cato Photography. Tucked away on a farm in Woodridge, New Yo...
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Magnitude 5.3 earthquake hits Hawaii; no risk of tsunami

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.3 earthquake hit the west side of the Big Island of Hawaii. The agency says the quake hit about 5 p.m. Saturday and had an epicenter about 15 miles (24 kilometers) southwest of Kailua-Kona, a city of about 12,000 people on the island’s west […]
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USC men’s volleyball team shedding its underdog status

The USC men’s volleyball team is tired of being called an underdog. After all, the Trojans finished the regular season 16-9 and ranked as a top-10 team. They beat the undefeated No. 1 team in the country. And the No. 4 team. And the No. 5 team. They’re on their way to the program’s first postseason match in four years. They might be taking down some of the goliaths of the game, but the USC team is no David. The whole underdog thing came from the past three seasons, which were also the first for ...
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Senate panel votes against Public Safety director's confirmation, more details emerge on federal rail fund withholding, AC Hotel Wailea by Marriott breaks ground on Maui, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Senate panel votes against reappointing public safety director. A state Senate committee voted Thursday against reappointing Nolan Espinda director of the Department of Public Safety, citing last month’s riot at the Maui jail, recent shootings of an Oahu jail inmate and a homeless man, detention of prisoners beyond their release dates and an alleged culture of retaliation and intimidation within the department. Star-Advertiser.Ige Stands By His Public Safety Chief After Senate Panel Calls For Es...
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IMSA points leader Jordan Taylor to race after appendectomy

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — IMSA points leader Jordan Taylor has been cleared to race this weekend after an emergency appendectomy while on vacation in Hawaii. Wayne Taylor said his son woke up with a pain in his side and had his appendix removed Monday night. Kamui Kobayashi, part of the Wayne Taylor Racing team […]
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Arby’s will fly you to Hawaii for just $6

Great news! You can fly to Hawaii for under $10 but there’s a big catch. Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.            [Author: Buzz60]
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What Lava? The Big Island's Hamakua Coast is One Big Waterfall

Rivers of flowing lava met the ocean on the Big Island's Puna (southeast) Coast in 2018, adding hundreds of new acres. But you'd never guess of these fiery origins on the Hamakua (northeast) Coast, where dozens of cascades create a seaside botanical garden. A footbridge Akaka Falls State Park (above) gets you into the center of the show. Water from Mauna Kea's slopes thunders over a 500-foot  precipice at Akaka. You can take sections of the Old Mamalahoa Highway to get off the ...
Tags: Travel, Hawaii, Falls, Big Island, Mauna Loa, Mauna Kea, Hilo, Hamakua, Rainbow Falls, Hamakua Coast, Big Island Trailblazer, Wailuku River, Akaka Falls, Akaka Falls State Park, Old Mamalahoa Highway, Umauma Falls