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Active hurricane season predicted, Ige seeks to hire top officials, Kealoha trial begins, firefighter killed in crash, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hurricane Iniki NOAA Hawaii braces for another busy hurricane season. With El Nino conditions expected to persist into the fall, the Central Pacific Hurricane Center is predicting a 70% chance of above-normal tropical cyclone activity during the upcoming hurricane season. Star-Advertiser.Hawaii and the Central Pacific could experience more storms than normal during this year's hurricane season. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicted Wednesday there will be five to e...
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Everything We Know About Amanda Eller, The Yoga Teacher Who Went Missing While Hiking In Hawaii

Amanda Eller, a 35-year-old yoga instructor and physical therapist from Hawaii, went missing during a hike in Maui on Wednesday, May 8. Eller, who is an avid runner and hiker, was last seen by her boyfriend that morning around 7:30 a.m. at her home in Haiku, HI, before she left for Makawao Forest Reserve, a place she often visited.She was reported missing on May 9, the Maui Police Department said in a Facebook post. Eller’s Toyota RAV4 was found by police in the Makawao Forest Reserve’s parking...
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'Like trying to build the USA in the middle of the Atlantic': Elon Musk just dunked on Jeff Bezos' vision to build floating space colonies

Elon Musk dunked on Jeff Bezos' ambition to house a trillion humans in gigantic spinning cylinders orbiting the Earth. The concept is called "O'Neill colonies," named after Princeton physicist Gerard O'Neill who came up with the idea in 1976. In a Tweet on Wednesday, Musk said building them would be "like trying to build the USA in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Jeff Bezos revealed a vision for human settlements in space earlier this mon...
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Big Island Inspiration

Hawaii is a magical place that fills the soul and has healing properties. Every time I visit, I return with a little more aloha in my heart. Back in March, Matt and I took our teens on a vacation to the Big Island of Hawaii. I didn’t have any input in the details of this Big Island adventure, Matt planned the entire vacation, I let him take the reins and I went along for the ride, so all of the beauty I saw and all of the inspiration I gathered came to me as a surprise. One thing I’m learning is...
Tags: Travel, Crafts, Hawaii, Marriott, Big Island, Maui, Botanical Garden, Matt, Hana, Waikoloa, Out and About, Lava Lava Beach Club, Waimanu Bay

Ige pressured to veto vacation rental tax bill, FBI investigates false tsunami alert, Kealoha trial to begin, Caldwell signs perks for affordable rentals, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii vacation rental ©2019 All Hawaii News Coalition Pressures Ige To Veto Vacation Rental Bill. A new television ad warns of legitimizing illegal vacation rentals. Civil Beat.Governor Mulls Passed Bills for Signature or Veto. Governor David Ige has one month to let lawmakers know which bills he intends to veto. His staff is currently reviewing other bills for him to sign or for passage without his signature. Hawaii Public Radio.Hawaii has seen a 50% jump in tourists since 1989, but spe...
Tags: Travel, California, Bank Of America, Fbi, Hawaii, Bill, City Council, Hawaii Island, Kauai, Maui, Trump, Honolulu, West Hawaii, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, Caldwell

Hawaii Navy busy in South China Sea, vets irked over CBS tour of secret NSA facility, low-income housing turned over to private partnership, Maui council mulls Clean Water Act settlement, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

USS Preble at Pearl Harbor PC: U.S. Navy Hawaii Navy ships step up operations in South China Sea. The Pearl Harbor destroyer USS Preble on Monday conducted its third “freedom of navigation” operation in the South China Sea since February in what so far has been four such Navy challenges to China’s claims this year. Star-Advertiser.Bills On Ige’s Desk Could Be ‘Game-Changer’ For Criminal Justice Reform. Laws that cleared the Legislature would open up jails and courts to more scrutiny and g...
Tags: Travel, Navy, Washington, Cbs News, China, America, Hawaii, Hud, Cbs, Kilauea, Pearl Harbor, Kauai, Maui, South China Sea, Legislature, Maui County Council

Tech is vital element in search for missing Hawaii woman

WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — Technology is becoming a vital element in the search for a woman who went missing in a rural Hawaii forest. Volunteers searching for 35-year-old Amanda Heller are employing GPS devices and computers with live feeds and real-time data from the parking lot of the Makawao Forest Reserve on Maui, The Maui […]
Tags: Business, Technology, News, Nation, Hawaii, Maui, WAILUKU Hawaii, Makawao Forest Reserve, Amanda Heller

Hawaii vacation news & deals: May 21, 2019

* If you’re going to Oahu this weekend, check out our Memorial Day Weekend Guide for Oahu. ( = || []).push({}); * Southwest Airlines announced they’ll be adding inter-island flights to Hilo, but haven’t indicated the exact date service will begin. We’re also still waiting to find out when Southwest will add service to Kauai, which is also in the works. We’ve been seeing roundtrip, inter-island flights for under $100 on Southwest’s lowest fare, which...
Tags: Travel, US, United States, Hawaii, District Of Columbia, Southwest Airlines, Lanai, Waikiki, Kauai, Maui, Southwest, Oahu, Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas, Hilo, Mokulele Airlines, Sheraton Maui

Maui: searchers for Amanda Eller return to Makawao forest reserve

Yoga teacher appears to have gone for a run on 8 May. She has not been seen sinceMore than 100 volunteers joined professional trackers and search dogs to comb a dense forest in the north of the Hawaiian island of Maui on Friday, looking for Amanda Eller, a 35-year-old physical therapist and yoga teacher who went missing 10 days ago. Police said more than a dozen detectives were following up all leads.“It’s just so easy to get anything lost in this terrain, in this environment,” Eller’s father, J...
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Favourite Blush

Just a little love for one of my favourite blushes: Bobbi Brown Illuminating Bronzing Powder in Maui.  It’s a warm bright pink blush with gold shimmer.  Not sure why they call it a bronzing... Visit to read the rest of this article.
Tags: Beauty, Swatches, Blush, Maui, Bobbi Brown, Holt Renfrew, Make-up, Luxury Makeup

Dogs welcome at White Sands park

Stepping out of your vehicle onto fine gypsum crystals is the closest thing to walking on the moon that most of us will ever experience. At White Sands National Monument, dunes of white sand ripple across a vast expanse of open desert, ceasing only at the feet of the towering Sierra Blanca mountains. This 224-square-mile protected area of rolling gypsum dunes in southern New Mexico is the truest embodiment of the state’s catchphrase as the “Land of Enchantment.” But any dog owner knows that p...
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Homelessness down slightly, former lawmaker Tam dies, $5.1M for Maui jail riot repairs, GOP retains state Chairwoman Ostrov, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Homeless in Chinatown, Honolulu ©2019 All Hawaii News Count shows homelessness down, but number of unsheltered homeless swells. The figures from the count, conducted on a single night in January, were released Wednesday and show slight declines in the overall homeless population. Hawaii News Now.Airbnb says it would have hauled in $64M in taxes for Hawaii last year. If the vacation rental platform Airbnb had been authorized to collect taxes on behalf of the state last year, it would have ...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Gop, Hawaii, Korea, Airbnb, Hawaii Island, Lihue, Kauai, Maui, Josh Green, Tam, Honolulu, Hawaii County, House Senate, Ron

I Did A Deep Dive Of This Amazing ‘Thrift Store Finds’ Facebook Group So You Don’t Have To

And it was incredible The internet is vast like an ocean, and we only see or even really know about a very small percentage of it. And much like an ocean, the deeper you go on the internet, the weirder shit gets. Most of us have fallen down some pretty strange rabbit holes by accident, like when you start out watching a YouTube tutorial on how to repot a plant and then suddenly it’s three hours later and you’re watching a 45-minute-long video on conspiracy theories about Avril Lavigne. An...
Tags: Facebook, Germany, Humor, Goodwill, Meyer, Avril Lavigne, Maui, Facebook Group, Jim Duffy, Sarah Ferguson, Tyler James, Maggie Rogers, Sloane Hughes, Facebook Diving, Facebook Marketplace if Marketplace, Bambi Everson

How National Parks benefit the environment

The U.S. has over 400 national parks across the country, which host a combined total to 330 million curious visitors every year. National parks have clear economic benefits for national and local economies, yet they also have important benefits for the environment within and outside of their borders. If you thought national parks were just a common place to visit for recreational activities, you might want to think again as parks are incredibly beneficial to the environment.  Here are some reas...
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Cocaine missing from evidence prompts indictment of two veteran police officers, 4 others; rural broadband coming to Hawaii; Honolulu council overrides property tax veto; bird poop threatens rail workers, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii Hawaii police on parade ©2019 All Hawaii News Two retired police officers charged with drugs, conspiracy offenses. Two separate indictments were filed Monday against two retired police officers, each with more than 20 years of service. West Hawaii Today.A grand jury has indicted two retired Hawaii Police Department officers in a case involving stolen drug evidence, according to court records. Associated Press.Two retired Big Island police officers indicted for gambling, drug-rel...
Tags: Travel, Fcc, Navy, Hawaii, Federal Communications Commission, Las Vegas, Kilauea, Lihue, Waikiki, Maui, Josh Green, Honolulu, Board of Regents, West Hawaii, Oahu, Samoa

Best things to do in Lanai, Hawaii

Hawaii is one of the most popular tropical escapes in the US, but that popularity can make some spots feel a bit too touristed. Yet there’s still one island that remains mostly undiscovered: Lanai. Once home to the world’s largest pineapple plantation, Lanai — fittingly nicknamed the Pineapple Island — entices travelers with the most seclusion out of Hawaii’s six publicly accessible islands. With a population of just 3,000 people, Lanai and most of its 140 square miles remain uninhabited and ...
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Maui For Beginners: What You Need To Know

Maui is a tropical paradise drawing visitors from around the world. Here are tips for making your first trip a resounding success.
Tags: Travel, United States, Hawaii, Maui, Hana

For the first time, I am inspired by space propaganda... Jeff Bezos inspires outright hilarity.

You can watch the whole thing, but I'm jumping to the part with the ludicrous illustrations:Bezos on a big empty stage — with his slow talking and long pauses and assurances that accommodations in a tube in space will be like a beautiful city from which you and your million fellow citizens can take day trips to earth — is positivity eerie. If the 2 1/2 minutes I've clipped out above were a scene in a movie, everyone in the audience would know that tube would turn into some hellscape. At 16:11, B...
Tags: Law, Jeff Bezos, Astronauts, Bad Science, Maui, Bezos, Ann Althouse, I'm skeptical, Insanity

Marijuana decriminalization, banking sought; Honolulu tax hikes to pay for rail; senator is anti-vaxxer; Kealoha trial starts today; more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Marijuana PC: Pixabay Commons People caught with roughly three to five joints won’t be considered criminals under a bill awaiting Gov. David Ige’s signature, but it is unclear how many would actually benefit from the change. Star-Advertiser.Hawaii Attorney General Clare E. Connors joined a bipartisan coalition urging Congress to grant the marijuana industry access to the federal banking system. Maui Now.=====Condo Associations May Be On Verge Of Gaining More Foreclosure Power. A bill on t...
Tags: Travel, Congress, Hawaii, DOE, Chinatown, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Maui, Honolulu, Maui County Council, EMI, Hawaiian Islands, Hawaii News Now, Garden Island, Department of Land and Natural Resources, David Ige

Yoga instructor missing after Hawaii hike

A yoga instructor who went for a hike in Maui last week has not been seen since, and police are asking for the public's help in locating her.
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Yoga instructor who went out for a hike in Maui is missing

A yoga instructor who went for a hike in Maui last week has not been seen since, and police are asking for the public's help in locating her.
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A 10Year Anniversary Trip to Maui

My husband and I havent taken a long vacation by ourselves since the kids were born. Yet when we were planning to celebrate our 10th anniversary this year we knew we needed to book a solo trip stat My sister and her husband honeymooned in Maui about
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Aloha Friday Photo: Rugged Maui Coastline

Mahalo to my cousin Jennifer Myers of Pennsylvania for sharing this nice Maui coastline photo with us for Aloha Friday Photos. She and her husband visited Maui for the first time in November and enjoyed their island adventures. Happy Aloha Friday! The post Aloha Friday Photo: Rugged Maui Coastline appeared first on Go Visit Hawaii.
Tags: Travel, Pennsylvania, Maui, Mahalo, Aloha Friday Photo, Jennifer Myers, Maui Coastline

Blue Origin: Jeff Bezos to help Trump administration build outpost on moon within five years

In the six weeks since US Vice President Mike Pence announced a crash program to get humans to the moon within five years, the White House has provided no details on how it would achieve that and no cost estimates.The rocket NASA wants to use to get there has suffered years of delays, is billions over budget and NASA lacks the space suits necessary for astronauts to walk on the moon.But the growing space industry has sensed an opportunity in the White House’s passion for space, and on Thursday, ...
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Honolulu City Council defers vacation rental bills, All Nippon Airways gears up for Hawaii expansion, Big Island tourism shifts from volcano viewing, Maui home prices top $800k, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Honolulu skyline ©2019 All Hawaii News Honolulu City Council Defers Measures to Crack Down On Vacation Rentals. Council members hear heated testimony from supporters of the rentals who say their livelihoods are at stake, and opponents who say they worsen the housing shortage. Civil Beat.Bills to regulate vacation rentals on Oahu get sent back to committee. After hours of debate, the city council sent bills meant to regulate vacation rentals back to committee. Council balks at vacation r...
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Vacation rental cap looms, climate change bills die, Kouchi recovering from surgery, Ige to decide midwife license bill, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii vacation rental Honolulu Council considers caps on vacation rentals, fines of up to $50,000 for rule breakers. Proposals before the City Council this week are aimed at drastically reducing the number of vacation rentals on Oahu -- and put in place big fines for lawbreakers. Hawaii News Now.The Council will decide on measures to rein in short-term lodging. The latest version of Honolulu City Council Bill 89 (2018) — which is up for a final vote Wednesday — would allow homeowners who...
Tags: Travel, Senate, Hawaii, City Council, Transportation Security Administration, Lanai, Big Island, Kauai, Maui, State, Honolulu, Legislature, West Hawaii, Oahu, Kamehameha Schools, Waimea

Exploring Hawaii's coral reefs, slowing economy is new normal, raises for lawmakers but not minimum wage, Anderson to chair Honolulu council, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii coral reef ©2019 All Hawaii News Hawaii’s reefs provide more than $835M in flood protection, study shows. A new study places a dollar value on Hawaii’s reefs — not for their natural beauty or as a tourist attraction, but for their function in providing flood protection. Star-Advertiser.Researchers put a dollar value on the protection coral reefs provide Hawaii shorelines ... and it’s big. Hawaii News Now.Upcoming summit on climate change addresses more than just environment. Expert...
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Rant & Rave: Spreading the joy of the ukulele

Readers rant about hitting a puppy, drunk teenagers on Maui, not giving seniors transit seating, keeping Mariner baseball; rave about 99 tunnel, helpful technician, Uke Society, Seahawks drafting Husky
Tags: News, Life, Lifestyle, Maui, Uke Society Seahawks

Comment on corn fritters by Nancy Perine

I’d never made corn fritters, so was excited when I found your site and all the different recipes for them. I liked the idea of your “Street Corn-ish” fritters. I wasn’t able to find cotija cheese, so used grated parmesan with finely chopped Maui onions. It was very yummy and was a big hit with my company. THANKS!
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Sine die for Hawaii Legislature, Ige's top aide Fuchigami resigns, schoolteachers average $57,866, Kilauea anniversary marked, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaii House members sing 'Hawaii Aloha' at session end PC:Hawaii House Majority Hawaii legislative session ends on a divisive note. The state Legislature on Thursday adjourned for the year without its traditional display of unity, when House and Senate members clasp hands and sing “Hawaii Aloha.” Star-Advertiser.Senate Closes The 2019 Session With Some Sharp Divisions. The state House adjourned while highlighting its successes. The Senate, meanwhile, is left reflecting on its compromises...
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