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  1. Why you've never heard of Hilo's Kalanakamaa gulchRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    In 1880-1881, a lava flow from Mauna Loa came very close to entering Hilo Bay. In trying to reconstruct the timeline of this flow for a recent Volcano Awareness Month presentation, we tracked down many old place names mentioned in newspaper reports of the lava's progress.

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  2. Redd Label Spices Presents Redd & BlackRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    In keeping with their ongoing methodology of a Healthy Body + Healthy Mind = Healthy Relationships in brand & ministry, Redd Ladys, Inc. continues attempting to build a better community with the launch of Redd Label Spices, a unique & holistic seasoning line. With five seasoning blends and four sauces, they are not only full of flavor but also contain natural food remedies that aid in mental, digestive, & physical health.

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  3. Woody Harrelson Applies To Open A Marijuana DispensaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Switched

    The actor and marijuana advocate was one of almost 60 applicants vying to open up one of Honolulu County's first medical dispensaries. He'd open under his company name, Simple Organic Living, according to a state Department of Health statement .

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  4. Plane trips rejected as homelessness fixRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    A House committee this week shelved a proposal to fly homeless people back to the mainland, representing the fourth consecutive year the idea has died in the state Legislature. Between October 2014 and November 2015, the Institute for Human Services teamed up with the Waikiki tourism industry to fly 133 homeless people back to their homes on the mainland at a cost of $28,374, IHS spokesman Kimo Carvalho told the House Human Services Committee on Tuesday.

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  5. State to give $5M in relief to United WayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Gov. David Ige wants Aloha United Way to build on its existing efforts to combat homelessness by funneling $5 million of state money throughout the islands over the next year with the goal of immediately helping 1,300 households get off the streets or avoid becoming homeless. Much of AUW's efforts over the next year will go on behind the scenes and won't be readily obvious, such as giving one-time financial assistance to homeless people - or those at risk of becoming homeless - so they can cover needs such as first month's rent or utility bills.

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  6. Ige floats proposal to bring back ferry serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    About 50 people on boogie boards, surfboards and canoes block the Superferry's entrance into Nawiliwili Harbor. The ferry was forced to turn back without docking.

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  7. Nunavut Sivuniksavut cancels Costa Rica trip over Zika virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Nunatsiaq News

    Here you can see the places, in purple, which have been affected by the Zika virus. A virus carried by mosquitoes - and by sex in at least two recorded instances - around the Americas and into the United States has led to the cancellation of a student trip to Central America.

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  8. About Town: 2-5-16Read the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | West Hawaii Today

    KARES, Kohala Animal Rescue and Education Service, will hold a garage sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Lai Opua community center above Kealakehe High School on Haleolono Street. Doors will open at 10 a.m. on Super Bowl Sunday with a potluck provided by the fans.

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  9. Bill would lower Hawaiian ancestry rule for homesteadsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

    HONOLULU - Hawaii lawmakers are considering a bill to reduce the blood-ancestry requirement for Native Hawaiians to receive Hawaiian homesteads from relatives.

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  10. TMT huge loss for HawaiiRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | West Hawaii Today

    Today's article in WHT Feb. 2) reporting on a circuit court decision by judge Barbara Takase is very sad to supporters of TMT. This decision is likely to make the TMT project decide on Chile and give up on Mauna Kea.

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  11. Bill would lower Hawaiian blood requirement for homesteadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Valley Morning Star

    Hawaii lawmakers are considering a bill to reduce the blood-ancestry requirement for Native Hawaiians to receive Hawaiian home lands from relatives.

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  12. Ceremony held for USO's 75th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | KUAM News

    In commemoration of the unwavering dedication to our nation's heroes, a ceremony is held today for the USO's 75th Anniversary. A special proclamation was presented by the Governor's Office in celebration of the 75th Anniversary.

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  13. This Week: Merv Lopes, former Chaminade basketball coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2011 | Examiner.com

    In December 1982, Lopes lead tiny NAIA Chaminade in what is arguably considered the greatest college basketball upset in history. The Silverswords defeated #1 ranked Virginia with 3-time NCAA Player of the Year, 7' 4" Ralph Sampson, 77-72.

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  14. Hawaii lawmakers kill bill to fly homeless back to mainlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Homeless campers returned to the Kakaako area, along Ohe St. near the Children's Discovery Center, after a sweep by the state and city, as seen on Jan. 8. State lawmakers are considering funding a program that would fly homeless people back to the mainland. A House committee on Tuesday shelved a proposal to fly homeless people back to the mainland, representing the fourth consecutive year the idea has died in the state Legislature.

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  15. Hawaii may fund program to fly homeless back to mainlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Valley Morning Star

    In the state with the highest rate of homelessness per-capita in the nation, Hawaii lawmakers are considering funding a program that would fly homeless people back to the mainland.

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  16. HawaiiRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | DVD Verdict

    When you consider the sort of blockbusters that typically dominate the box office these days, it seems a little strange to consider that there was once a time when a film like George Roy Hill's Hawaii could have been a massive box office success. To be sure, it has the epic scale of a lot of big hits, but it's such an intimate, low-key epic: a story of a series of cultural, philosophical and religious conflicts playing out against an idyllic backdrop.

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  17. Hawaii officials chip away at 60,000-unit housing shortfallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Norwalk Citizen News

    Hakim Ouansafi, left, executive director of the Hawaii Public Housing Authority, talks to a panel of Hawaii lawmakers on Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in Honolulu. Hawaii officials are debating how to chip away at a 60,000-unit housing shortage over the next five years.

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  18. Tiki tragic brings piece of Hawaii to BrisbaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | ABC News

    In the Brisbane suburb of Carina, far from the shores of Hawaii, 12-foot-tall totems are being meticulously carved from scratch by a tiki enthusiast. The front of his home is marked with one of the very large tiki totems he has carved and can be seen from streets away.

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  19. Hawaiian self-governance meetings set to start todayRead the original story

    Monday Feb 1 | West Hawaii Today

    A group is urging people to protest a gathering of Native Hawaiians who are set to discuss the possibility of establishing a governing body. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports court disputes led organizing group Nai Aupuni to shorten the gathering and open it to 151 participants, with closed-door sessions starting today.

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  20. Tax developers to build homes for the poor?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | West Hawaii Today

    Like a lot of people who are forced to sleep outdoors, Ronnie Lance doesn't see much problem with taxing wealthy developers to pay for building new homes for those who don't have one. "That's what needs to happen," said Lance, who has been homeless for years, mostly in Oregon and for the past month, in Kailua-Kona.

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