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  1. Jurors urge San Francisco judge to not throw out $289M Roundup verdictRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Containers of Roundup, a weed killer made by Monsanto, on a shelf at a hardware store in Los Angeles in 2017. Jurors who found that agribusiness giant Monsanto's Roundup weed killer contributed to a school groundskeeper's cancer are urging a San Francisco judge not to throw out the bulk of their $289 million award in his favor, a newspaper reported today.

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  2. San Francisco's wealthiest companies could face homelessness taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    SAN FRANCISCO>> San Francisco has come to be known around the world as a place for aggressive panhandling, open-air drug use and sprawling tent camps, the dirt and despair all the more remarkable for the city's immense wealth. Christin Evans, owner of The Booksmith, carries her dog Joey Pistachio as she crosses Ashbury Street along Haight Street in San Francisco.

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  3. New San Francisco exhibit shows off modern Muslim women's fashionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 21 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The exhibit Contemporary Muslim Fashions at the M. H. de Young Memorial Museum in San Francisco. The first major museum exhibition of contemporary Muslim women's fashion reflects designs from around the world that are vibrant and elegant, playful and diverse.

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  4. Monsanto asks judge to throw out $289M award in cancer suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    SAN FRANCISCO>> Agribusiness company Monsanto has asked a San Francisco judge to throw out a jury's $289 million award to a former school groundskeeper who said the company's Roundup weed killer left him dying of cancer. DeWayne Johnson failed to prove that Roundup or similar herbicides caused his non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, and presented no evidence that Monsanto executives were malicious in marketing Roundup, attorneys for Monsanto said in court documents filed late Tuesday.

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  5. Isle businessman also successful songwriterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 19 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Eaton Harry Huha "Bob" Magoon Jr. - kamaaina businessman, real estate developer, songwriter, Broadway producer and playwright - died Sunday at his home near Middletown, Calif. He was 96. Eaton "Bob" Magoon, left, died Sunday at his home near Middletown, Calif.

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  6. Hikianalia travels to Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2018 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Thousands of people converged at Aquatic Park in San Francisco on Sunday to greet the Polynesian voyaging canoe Hikianalia and its 13-member crew. Thousands of people converged at Aquatic Park in San Francisco on Sunday to greet the Polynesian voyaging canoe Hikianalia and its 13-member crew.

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  7. Ige and Caldwell attend global climate summit in San FranciscoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2018 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    California Gov. Jerry Brown, left, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and Hawaii Gov. David Ige listen to questions during a news conference at the Global Action Climate Summit today in San Francisco. Both Gov. David Ige and Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell are attending the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco this week.

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  8. Hikianalia on track to arrive in San Francisco on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2018 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The Hikianalia, the Hokule'a's sister canoe, is on track to sail into San Francisco Bay for an arrival ceremony at Aquatic Park Cove at noon Sunday. The Hikianalia set sail from Hawaii for California on Aug. 18 and is on track to arrive for a welcoming ceremony in San Francisco's Aquatic Park Cove on Sunday.

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  9. Microsoft demands contractors give new parents paid leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    A man walks past a Microsoft sign at Moscone Center in San Francisco in 2015. Microsoft says it's requiring its U.S. suppliers to offer their employees at least 12 weeks paid leave to care for a new child.

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  10. U.S. adds to growing list of sanctions on RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    In this 2015 photo, a man walks past a Microsoft sign set up for the Microsoft BUILD conference at Moscone Center in San Francisco. Microsoft has uncovered new hacking attempts by Russia targeting U.S. political groups ahead of the midterm elections.

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  11. Hikianalia ready to set sail for San Francisco, following 2-week delayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    After more than two-weeks' delay, the Hikianalia and her crew are scheduled to depart Sand Island for northern California at noon on Friday. After more than two-weeks' delay, the Hikianalia and her crew are scheduled to depart Sand Island for northern California at noon on Friday.

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  12. Jury awards $289M to man who blames Monsanto's Roundup for cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    SAN FRANCISCO>> A jury's $289 million award to a former school groundskeeper who said Monsanto's Roundup left him dying of cancer will bolster thousands of pending cases and open the door for countless people who blame their suffering on the weed killer, the man's lawyers said. A California jury today ordered the maker of the popular weed killer Roundup to pay $289 million in damages to a schools groundskeeper who alleges Roundup caused his cancer.

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  13. Jury backs man who claims Roundup weed killer caused cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    SAN FRANCISCO>> A San Francisco jury today ordered agribusiness giant Monsanto to pay $289 million to a former school groundskeeper dying of cancer, saying the company's popular Roundup weed killer contributed to his disease. A California jury today ordered the maker of the popular weed killer Roundup to pay $289 million in damages to a schools groundskeeper who alleges Roundup caused his cancer.

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  14. As Google Maps renames neighborhoods, residents fumeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The peculiar moniker immediately spread digitally, from hotel sites to dating apps to Uber, which all use Google's map data. The name soon spilled over into the physical world, too.

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  15. Hurricane Hector forces Hokule'a's sister canoe to postpone voyage to CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2018 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The Polynesian Voyaging Society is postponing the voyage of the Hikianalia, the sister canoe to the Hokule'a, to California until at least next week due to unfavorable weather and threats from Hurricane Hector, which is tracking near the Hawaiian Islands. The voyage of the Hikianalia, the Hokule'a's sister canoe, to California is postponed until at least next week due to unfavorable weather and threats from Hurricane Hector, which is tracking near the Hawaiian Islands.

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  16. Hurricane Hector forces Hokule'a's sister canoe to postpone voyage to CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The Polynesian Voyaging Society is postponing the voyage of the Hikianalia, the sister canoe to the Hokule'a, to California until at least next week due to unfavorable weather and threats from Hurricane Hector, which is tracking near the Hawaiian Islands. The voyage of the Hikianalia, the Hokule'a's sister canoe, to California is postponed until at least next week due to unfavorable weather and threats from Hurricane Hector, which is tracking near the Hawaiian Islands.

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  17. Chicago highway closure latest U.S. protest targeting affluentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Protesters marched on the Dan Ryan Expressway, July 7, in Chicago. A planned march today along Chicago's picturesque roadway bordering Lake Michigan to one of the most historic baseball stadiums is the latest chapter in the nation's long history of protesters targeting places where they believe their anger goes unnoticed.

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  18. San Francisco officials to tech workers: buy your own lunchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    SAN FRANCISCO>> The corporate campuses of the Bay Area's technology companies have become independent fiefs with dry cleaning, gyms, doctors, shuttle buses and bountiful free meals, made by the best chefs poached from the region's famous restaurants. Now, local officials are knocking at the gates.

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  19. Hikianalia to set sail for West CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The Hokule'a's sister canoe, the Hikianalia, is scheduled to depart Wednesday, weather permitting, for a 2,500-mile voyage to California. Its arrival in early September will coincide with a Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco.

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  20. Actress, nightclub impresario displayed refinementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2018 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Mai Tai Sing, a mainstay of Waikiki night life who started her career at the famed Forbidden City nightclub in San Francisco before appearing in numerous films and TV shows, died July 11 at One Kalakaua's Hale Ola Kino skilled-nursing facility, where she was receiving care for Parkinson's and heart disease. She was 94. Mai Tai Sing operated the Trappers jazz club at the Hyatt Regency Waikiki in the mid1970s to mid-1980s.

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