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We drove a $30,000 Hyundai Kona SUV to see if it's ready to take on Jeep, Honda, and Toyota. Here's the verdict.

The Hyundai Kona is one of the newest contenders in the subcompact crossover SUV market.  Its rivals in the market include the Jeep Renegade, Honda HR-V, Toyota CH-R, Nissan Kicks, and Mazda CX-3.  Kona comes standard with a 147 horsepower, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. A 175 hp turbocharged engine is available as an option. We were impressed by the Kona's peppy turbocharged engine, sporty driving dynamics, and its solid array of standard tech features.  We aren't quite in love with Kona's q...
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Aquarium fishing ban still afloat, employees allege retaliation in Honolulu prosecutor probe, 4-year council terms mulled on Big Island, Haleakala still closed after record snowfall, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Moorish idols off Kona coast ©2019 All Hawaii News Bill to Ban Aquarium Fishing Heard by Senate Committee. Senate Bill 931 would prohibit the collection of aquarium or ornamental reef fish because their capture is incompatible with Kanaka Maoli values. Hawaii Public Radio.A Senate panel Friday deferred a decision on whether to advance a controversial bill that would shut down the commercial collection of aquarium fish in Hawaii. Star-Advertiser.State lawmakers are considering allowing Ale...
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1 dead as powerful Kona low slams Hawaii with high winds, rain and life-threatening surf

A major storm sweeping through the Hawaiian Islands has left one person dead and tens of thousands without power.
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Hawaii weather: What is a Kona low?

This story explains what the term Kona low is and its impacts on Hawaii's weather.
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Snow, rain and wind to blast Hawaii as Kona low approaches

Unsettled weather is expected to overspread Hawaii this weekend, leading to a noticeable cooldown, windier conditions, widespread showers and high-elevation snow.
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Hawaii's Hottest Ticket is to where the Action Isn't

Anyone who has been to the Islands recently will tell you traffic and crowds at popular destinations is a hassle. Seriously. But all that is avoidable. The trick to to get to the many destinations that are out of the Yelp-o-Sphere, without having to sacrifice scenic values to do so. One of these places is the trail out of Pololu Valley on the Big Island. People walk to the beach but not many know the trail leading to the roadless escarpments on the northern coast. Going to places t...
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2019 Hyundai Kona Electric Pricing Very Obviously Targets the Chevy Bolt

Hyundai’s Kona Electric is gradually seeping into select dealerships across the United States, requiring the company to (finally) make a definitive statement about its price. While our time spent with the model was brief, it left a positive initial impression. Clearly targeting the likes of Chevrolet’s Bolt and Tesla’s Model 3, the Kona EV did […] The post 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric Pricing Very Obviously Targets the Chevy Bolt appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Comment on plush coconut cake by jake

I need to try this. I wonder if this would be a good option for a pineapple upside down cake? It would be a nice combo I think. With a big cup of Kona coffee…off to check airfares to Hawaii.
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NAIAS 2019: The Most Exciting Reveals & Looking Ahead

The 2019 North American International Auto Show enters its final weekend in Detroit. Here is a look at the most exciting reveals and a few predictions for the future of the show. The 2019 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is often considered the premier event of the automotive industry’s show season. As usual, it was full of exciting new models, innovative technology, and manufacturer announcements. However, this year’s show also left the industry with some questions as NAIAS face...
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Travel News: January 25, 2019

Adventures by Disney Adds New European River Cruise Options Travel Pulse Adventures by Disney announced Thursday it will offer more European river cruise sailings than ever before in 2020. In addition to launching new Short Escape itineraries in Paris, Amsterdam and Budapest, Adventures by Disney is introducing a brand-new vacation through southern France on the Rhone River.   US Department of Defense and Priceline team up to create travel site for military USA TODAY The United States Departmen...
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Holy crappuccino. There's a latte trouble brewing... Bio-boffins reckon 60% of coffee species are doomed

Climate change is going to make Monday mornings much more of a grind Coffee plants, the source of the warm brown elixir powering millions of people worldwide using the magic of caffeine, are at risk of extinction which is Kona be a massive problem for addicts.…
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Honolulu Corporation Counsel Leong targeted in federal corruption probe, Legislature to probe Ige Cabinet appointees, Hawaii County to consider GET increase, fishing reopens off Maui, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Corruption scandal spills over into city hall as top attorney gets federal target letter. The U.S. Department of Justice has notified Honolulu’s top civil attorney that she’s a target in the federal corruption investigation that has already zeroed in on the city’s highest-ranking law enforcement officials. Hawaii News Now. City Corporation Counsel Donna Leong, the city’s top civil attorney, went on paid leave effective today after receiving a target letter from the U.S. Department of Justice ea...
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With few GOP lawmakers, Hawaii Democrats create legislative factions, bills would require automatic recounts, looking back on false missile alert, lawsuit filed over Shark's Cove development, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii Capitol interior ©2019 All Hawaii News Members of the progressive wing of the Hawaii Democratic Party will make a case this year for dramatic initiatives such as a $17 hourly minimum wage, legalization of recreational marijuana and single-payer health care, but it’s unclear whether their stodgier colleagues in the state Legislature will embrace those causes. Star-Advertiser.At least three state senators are drafting bills that would require automatic recounts in close election race...
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Review: Kona Libre DL gravel bike has some interesting geometry – and it works

If you read my picks for Editor’s Choice, then you already know I like the Kona Libre DL. A lot. Arguably one of the hottest categories for 2018, the world of gravel riding is quickly expanding and a number of companies are following in step with new bikes. Kona is no stranger to off-road drop […] The post Review: Kona Libre DL gravel bike has some interesting geometry – and it works appeared first on Bikerumor.
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Big Island: C'mon over, the Air is Fine!

For the first time in more than 30 years, Kilauea Volcano is not spewing vog—volcanic smog—and the air is pure and clean everywhere. The nastiness of vog has not been widely publicized, even though the air quality has been worse at times, in places,  than L.A. in the early 1960s. People were not only gasping in Kona, but also on Maui and Oahu, and even as far as the north shore of Kauai.  Now Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park in Kona is feelin' the blues again. People 30 ye...
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The Vanillarie

Has anyone ever been to a Vanilla Bean Farm I certainly had never thought to go before but today we were looking for something different to do on a hot day and The Vanillerie south of Kona beckoned so off we went. I have to say I was not particularly look
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Kona with the Family

After several challenges previously documented everyone settled into our new home. We have stayed in Kona before at the Alii Villas but as there wasnt a unit big enough for all of us we tried a huge 2 bedroom unit at the Keauhou Surf and Racket
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We drove a $30,000 Hyundai Kona SUV to see if it's ready to compete against Jeep, Honda, and Toyota. Here's the verdict.

The Hyundai Kona is one of the newest contenders in the subcompact crossover SUV market.  Its rivals in the market include the Jeep Renegade, Honda HR-V, Toyota CH-R, Nissan Kicks, and Mazda CX-3.  Kona comes standard with a 147 horsepower, 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. A 175 hp turbocharged engine is available as an option. We were impressed by the Kona's peppy turbocharged engine, sporty driving dynamics, and its solid array of standard tech features.  We aren't quite in love with Kona's q...
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2019 Hyundai Kona Electric: Compact, Efficient & Strong

The 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric is much cheaper than a Tesla Model X. The Model X runs for around $110,000 on average and, for that price, you could buy three, maybe four 2019 Hyundai Kona Electrics. Consider that, and also consider that Hyundai, as a company, isn’t going away any time soon. Consider how companies like Hyundai are making EV technology more affordable. Cautionary Tales I know that might not be all that fair, given Tesla’s preeminence in the EV world, but you have to keep in mind...
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U.S. Agriculture Secretary Perdue tours Kilauea lava flow, campaign started to impeach Honolulu prosecutor, dairy industry suffering, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, Twitter U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue was in Puna Tuesday, where he toured the damage from Kilauea Volcano alongside Hawaii Department of Agriculture Chairman Scott Enright and several local ag producers. Big Island Video News.Once-Thriving Hawaii Dairy Industry Is On The ‘Brink Of Extinction’. There used to be 160 dairies in Hawaii. Only two remain, and one plans to close, meaning Hawaii could end up importing all of its milk. Civil B...
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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...
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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...
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Hyundai’s EV Range Reign to Prove Short-lived in Europe

Hyundai’s front-drive Kona Electric began appearing on Norwegian streets back in August, slowly proliferating to other European countries ever since. Backing up the model was its enviable status as the longest-range EV on the market. Using the new Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP), testers rated the Kona EV’s range at 292 miles, more than […] The post Hyundai’s EV Range Reign to Prove Short-lived in Europe appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Вспоминаем Чемпионат Мира IRONMAN-2018, где Винокуров занял 7 место

Александр медитирует View this post on Instagram Затишье перед бурей #ironmankona2018 #hawaii #alexandrvinokurov #kazakhstan A post shared by Alexandr Vinokurov Official (@alexandrvinokurov) on Oct 12, 2018 at 9:58am PDT Александр выиграл велоэтап View this post on Instagram Throw back to World Championship of IRO...
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Hawaii second-worst for driving, sprinklers for Honolulu high-rises, University of Hawaii faculty holds anti-Thirty Meter Telescope press conference, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Honolulu traffic file photo No surprises here: In a new study, Hawaii is ranked the second-worst state for drivers. The study, conducted by Bankrate, gave Hawaii some of the worst numbers in several areas related to safety, cost and driving quality. It analyzed commute time information, traffic fatality data, road condition reports and gas prices — all of which Hawaii drivers deal with on a daily basis. Hawaii News Now.Hawaii placed 2nd for worst drivers across the nation, according to st...
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Ironman heroics delivered by physically challenged woman who starred in ‘Amazing Race’

She offered up a batch of tropical flowers as a sacrifice to Madam Pele, the goddess of fire and volcanoes and the mythical creator of the Hawaiian Islands. She laid the hibiscus blooms on the lava rocks along Alii Drive in Kona, near the finish line of the Ironman Triathlon. Please, she implored to Pele, let this race happen without any elemental influences. Sarah Reinertsen didn’t need any more obstacles. In the 40-year history of the Ironman – a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride and 26.2-mile...
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2020 Hyundai Palisade: Are You Ready to Fall in Love, America?

It’s been a rough couple of years for Hyundai of America, but the automaker’s crossover-stacked product strategy is now bearing fruit. It’s not alone in this. The addition of new utility models like the subcompact Kona helped the brand shrug off slagging car sales, posting crucial monthly sales gains in 2018, just as the large […] The post 2020 Hyundai Palisade: Are You Ready to Fall in Love, America? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Best Cyber Monday travel deals: Expedia and Hotwire coupons, flight sales, Amtrak savings, and more

The only thing we love more than traveling to a cool new location is finding a great flight deal that'll get us there for less. (Hotel deals and coupon codes to save on car rentals and fun excursions are also pretty great.) SEE ALSO: Best Cyber Monday deals on iPad, Instant Pot, Bose headphones This Cyber Monday, we're shopping for cheap flights to Cairo, saving on train tickets at Amtrak, and booking hotels for less thanks to some awesome deals. We'll keep updating this post as...
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Vacation rental business growing, Honolulu council candidate asks Supreme Court for recount, Western governors to meet in Kona, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii beach scene ©2018 All Hawaii News Isle B&Bs, vacation rentals see double-digit growth. Hawaii’s bed-and-breakfast accommodations and vacation rental homes saw double-digit growth in 2017. Star-Advertiser.State economic growth downgraded. Hawaii’s extraordinary run of economic expansion, now in its ninth year, paused briefly earlier this year, according to a new federal estimate that has led state officials to downgrade their annual growth forecast for the local economy. Star-Adve...
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DLNR land policies scrutinized, PUC chair Iwase retiring, new homeless camp for Waianae, lawsuit over Leilani access, Molokai plan advances, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Pololu Valley lookout ©2018 All Hawaii News Booming market, idle lands. Hard up for cash, the state Department of Land and Natural Resources nearly a decade ago identified 14 mostly vacant properties as having the best potential among its inventory of idled lands to start generating badly needed funds for park maintenance. Star-Advertiser.Examples raising questions about DLNR’s oversight of state land. The state Department of Land and Natural Resources has a poor track record of leasing i...
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