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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
Watch the First Trailer for Ben Affleck’s ‘Live By Night’
Ben Affleck’s “Live By Night” got its first trailer on Thursday, showing Affleck in an intense gangster tale. “You don’t think I’m strong enough?” Affleck asks a woman played by Zoe Saldana. “I don’t know if you’re cruel enough,” she answers, to which Affleck replies: “Powerful men don’t have to be cruel.” The film marks Affleck’s... Read more »
1449 points by Variety | American film actors American television actors Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor English-language films The Town American child actors Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture Pearl Harbor
Capt. John S. 'Jack' Slaughter, Naval Academy graduate in 1937, dies
Capt. John S. "Jack" Slaughter, a retired career naval officer who at his death was the last surviving member of the Naval Academy Class of 1937, died Feb.1 at Roland Park Place of complications from a fall. He was 103. The son of John James Slaughter, a co-owner of the Oklahoma Rig and Supply...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | United States Navy United States Naval Academy John F. Kennedy assassination John F. Kennedy Attack on Pearl Harbor Navy USS Constitution Pearl Harbor
White House might hire ex-Navy SEAL in favor of Muslim registry
The ex-Navy SEAL once cited Japanese internment camps as "precedent" for a Muslim registry.
746 points by Daily News | World War II United States Japanese American internment White House Press Secretary White House President of the United States Pearl Harbor Franklin D. Roosevelt
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