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2 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

Hawaii health care faces federal threat

Janice Nakamura knows the financial burden of going without health care, and she's thankful for the Hawaii law that strictly mandates expansive, employer-provided coverage for her and her family.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law

6 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

Blessing held for new luxury residential community

Danny Akaka performs the land blessing ceremony launching the new development, the Residences of Laulea, located at the Mauna Lani Resort on Monday.

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Related Topix: Aiea, HI

10 hrs ago | KITV-TV

Walk-in voting begins statewide

Nine polling sites across the state have begun accepting walk-in voters ahead of the Aug. 9 primary that will decide which candidates move on to the General Election in November.

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Related Topix: Honolulu, HI, Waipio, HI, Hawaii County, HI, Maui County, HI

14 hrs ago | LiveScience

Hawaii's Climate Wipeout

Rocky Kistner is a communications associate for the NRDC.& This article was adapted from one that appeared in the NRDC publication OnEarth.

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Related Topix: Hawaii Government, Oceania, American Samoa, World News

Mon Jul 28, 2014

West Hawaii Today

Today in West Hawaii history | July 28

Editor's note: This list of notable headlines from West Hawaii Today throughout the years is compiled from West Hawaii Today archives.

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Related Topix: 10-20, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Hawaii County, HI

SFGate

Board denies challenges to giant Hawaii telescope

The Hawaii Board of Land and Natural Resources has denied requests to contest the approval of a sublease for the Thirty Meter Telescope, allowing construction to move forward for what will be one of the largest telescopes in the world.

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Related Topix: Hawaii Government

West Hawaii Today

Chamber participates in inaugural 'Hawaii on the Hill' initiative

Colette Masunaga prepares to greet attendees at the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce and Hawaii County product table at "Taste of Hawaii" in Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Mazie Hirono, Representative Mazie Hirono, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Hawaii County, HI, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Philly.com

Guam offers a low-key alternative to Hawaii

The place "where America's day begins" , Guam is a Micronesian dot 1,200 miles east of the Philippines, known mostly to those Americans who served in the Pacific during World War II, or to Vietnam-era military who passed through.

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Related Topix: Hawaii Government, US Military, US Navy, South Korea, World News, Asia, Travel

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Navajo Times

Office of Hawaiian Affairs delays nation-building

Elections for officers to lead a Native Hawaiian government will be held in January, instead of the earlier proposal to hold them between May and September, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Friday .

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Groong

Mark Takai Proposed Testing Homeless Veterans For Drugs

DownWithTyranny July 25 2014 Mark Takai Proposed Testing Homeless Veterans For Drugs "I am proud to support Stanley Chang for Congress.

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Related Topix: Hawaii Government, Drug Testing, Life, Veteran Affairs

Examiner.com

Maui Swap Meet offers outstanding bargains on Hawaii souvenirs

The Maui Swap Meet each Saturday is one of the best places to buy Hawaiian souvenirs and gift items, and even get a massage.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Business Journal

Dan Brinkman to replace Howard Ainsley as interim CEO of Hawaii Health Systems Corp.

Dan Brinkman has been selected by the East Hawaii Regional Board of Hawaii Health Systems Corp. as Howard Ainsley 's interim replacement as CEO of the system's East Hawaii region.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh

The Honolulu Advertiser

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Dawn K. Acuesta June 19, 2014 Dawn K. "Dee" Acuesta, 67, of Wahiawa, a former material handler at Hickam Air Force Base and Naval Facilities Engineering Command Hawaii, died in Wahiawa.

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Related Topix: Honolulu, HI, Wahiawa, HI, US Military, US Air Force, Hickam Air Force Base, Haleiwa, HI

KITV-TV

7 Candidates strive to set themselves apart in Congressional debate

Candidates of Wednesday's congressional debate all had different opinions when it came down to establishing a native Hawaiian Government.

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Related Topix: Honolulu, HI

Thu Jul 24, 2014

West Hawaii Today

About Town | 7-24-14

A free Hawaii Community College "Rural Hawaii" open house will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. today at West Hawaii Civic Center Building A. Staff will be available to explain how to earn college credits and certificates in sustainable construction or lot design, virtual office assistant, business essentials, retail essentials, entrepreneurship, and ... (more)

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KPUA-AM Hilo

Hawaii Ethics Commission changes disclosure rules

The financial information of many public officials serving on state boards and commissions will not be made public until next year.

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Related Topix: Privacy

The Honolulu Advertiser

OHA trustees extend timetable for nation-building effort

Members of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs board of trustees - Carmen Hulu Lindsey, left, Dan Ahuna, Haunani Apoliona, Robert K. Lindsey, Chairwoman Colette Machado, Peter Apo and Rowena Akana - stood with CEO Kamana'opono Crabbe, middle, in front of the OHAa Sboardroom on May 19. Trustees for the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Thursday announced a ... (more)

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Roll Call

Capitol Hill Feasts on Hawaiian Hospitality

"The party was such a big hit the cops were called because we had too many people," an aide to Sen. Mazie K. Hirono, D-Hawaii, told HOH about the overwhelming response to the Aloha State's July 23 taste-around.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Mazie Hirono, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Colleen Hanabusa, Hawaii Government

West Hawaii Today

Today in West Hawaii history | July 24

Editor's note: This list of notable headlines from West Hawaii Today throughout the years is compiled from West Hawaii Today archives.

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Related Topix: 10-20, Hawaii County, HI, Hilo, HI, Pahala, HI

West Hawaii Today

State awards grants to employer groups for workforce development

The Hawaii Department of Labor and Industrial Relations on Tuesday announced the award of six grants designed to strengthen local small businesses through training programs.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Neil Abercrombie, Democrat, Small Business, Personal Finance, US Governors, Kaneohe, HI, Hana, HI

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