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$39 million plan aims to prevent spread of invasive species
HONOLULU (AP) - The state has proposed a $39 million biosecurity plan to be implemented over the next decade that seeks to bolster its fight against invasive species. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports ( ) the plan unveiled Wednesday outlines ways to combat invasive species in Hawaii and prevent new ones ...
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Oahu jail switching to no-contact visit system
HONOLULU (AP) - People visiting inmates at Hawaii's most crowded jail will no longer be able to touch them. There will be no contact during visits at Oahu Community Correctional Center starting Oct. 10. A major reason for the security change is to prevent contraband items such as drugs being ...
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Oahu food pantry at risk of closure
HONOLULU (AP) - One of Oahu's largest pantries could soon shut down its operations in Kakaako if it doesn't find somewhere more affordable to provide homeless and low-income residents with free meals. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports ( ) that Gill Berge, who serves on Feeding Hawaii Together's board of directors, ...
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Woman possibly bitten by shark at beach in Hawaii
Lifeguards say they have a rescued a woman after what appeared to be a shark bite on her arm and shoulder       
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Hawaii weighs bill that would legalize prostitution
HONOLULU — Hawaii lawmakers are considering decriminalizing prostitution in the Aloha State after House Speaker Joseph Souki introduced a bill. The proposal also would end a state law that says police officers can’t have sex with prostitutes in the course of investigations. Transgender activist Tracy Ryan says she’s pushing the bill because transgender women in...
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Federal government estimating number of homeless people
The Department of Housing and Urban Development will announce state-by-state figures Thursday        
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