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Hawaii Island's first bird festival to highlight local species, planned coast-to-coast trail
Hawaii Island plans a new coast-to-coast trail for birders that winds from the ocean to high mountains and from the rain forest to lava plains. The 90-mile trail not yet completed kicks off with a first-of-its-kind birding festival on Sept. 24 and 25. The Hawaii Island Festival of Birds will introduce...
55 points by Los Angeles Times | Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii County Hawaii Pearl Harbor Oahu Hawaiian Islands Kealakekua Bay United States
Low ridership pushes Molokai ferry service toward closure
HONOLULU (AP) - The company that operates a ferry between Maui and Molokai is looking to put an end to the service after nearly 30 years due to low ridership. KHON-TV reports ( ) that Sea Link Hawaii's general manager, Dave Jung, says the company lost $500,000 last year. He ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Public utility Hawaii English-language films Public utilities commission Public utilities Oahu Maui Molokai
The Latest: Fishermen aim to work with Hawaii on coral plan
KANEOHE, Hawaii (AP) — The Latest on the state of Hawaii's plan to address coral bleaching (all times local):
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Coral reef Coral Oahu Algae Pacific Ocean Scleractinia Coral bleaching Coastal and oceanic landforms
Hawaii prepares plan to help coral recover from bleaching
KANEOHE, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii officials on Thursday proposed a series of steps to cope with coral bleaching that's threatening the state's reefs, including new marine protected areas, limits on fishing and controlling polluted runoff from land.
-1 points by Arizona Daily Star | Coral reef Coral Scleractinia Algae Oahu Coral bleaching Fisherman Pacific Ocean
Michigan State vs. Arizona game moved away from Pearl Harbor
The Armed Forces Classic on Nov. 11 has been moved to the University of Hawaii. A reason was not given.        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | United States Hawaii Germany USS Arizona Memorial USS Carl Vinson Carl Vinson Oahu U.S. state
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 ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Prison Hawaii Oahu Penology Corrections Security Honolulu Criminal justice
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, ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Hawaii Oahu Honolulu Kamehameha I Honolulu County Hawaii USS Arizona Memorial Kamehameha III The Washington Times
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       
-1 points by The Detroit News | Hawaii Associated Press Copyright All rights reserved Surfing Oahu Honolulu Rescue
75 years after Pearl Harbor, Hawaii keeps war memories alive
For early risers at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel on Dec. 7, 1941, there was puzzlement. Why were all those airplanes flying so low over the water just off Waikiki Beach? Even as the first Japanese bombs dropped on Ford Island, soldiers there figured they had missed the memo about some sort of drill....
762 points by Chicago Tribune | Attack on Pearl Harbor Hawaii United States Navy World War II USS Arizona Memorial Japanese American internment Pearl Harbor Oahu
No one vacations in Hawaii to pick fruit. A new chef-led tour changes that
A Honolulu chef is asking tourists to help pick produce during their stay on Oahu. It’s a hand-on way of learning what farm-to-table means in Hawaii and seeing something besides the world-famous beaches.  Chef Ed Kenney, the owner of Town restaurant, has teamed up with the Surfjack Hotel & Swim...
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