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Ask the Expert: What are Some Pet-Friendly Home Upgrades?

If you’re looking for some neat concepts for your favorite pooch, here are some unique ideas you may want to try out.

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Ask the Expert: What are Some Pet-Friendly Home Upgrades?

If you’re looking for some neat concepts for your favorite pooch, here are some unique ideas you may want to try out.

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Bill Passed to Recognize Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

The measure recognize the contributions of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community.

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Maui County Real Property Assessment Division Earns Excellence Award

The awards recognize organizations that demonstrate excellence in deploying Tyler software in novel and impactful ways that extend best practices.

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Hawai‘i Volcanoes Park Entrance Fees to Increase June 1

The fee increase is the third and final phase in an incremental plan to meet national standards.

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A Look at Maui County Homes Under $700K

The single family median house price on Maui decreased to $671K for the month of April, according to RAM data. We take a look at what that price can get you around Maui.

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Federal Minimum Wage Act Seeks Increase to $15/Hr by 2024

The Raise the Wage Act would give more than 41 million low-wage workers a raise, increasing the wages of almost 30% of the US workforce.

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Limited Aloha Grown Tees on Sale to Benefit Hawai‘iʻs Hungry

All proceeds from sale of limited Aloha Grown shirts will benefit the Hawai‘i Island Food Bank.

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Volcano Activity Update: May 25, 2017

On the East Rift Zone, the 61g flow remained active, with lava entering the ocean near Kamokuna and surface breakouts downslope of Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō.

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Volcanoes, Landslides and Angry Gods—A Pacific Northwest Connection

Both volcanoes and landslides are important for landscape evolution in Hawai‘i and worldwide.

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Maui Cannabis Dispensary One Step Closer to Service

The Health Department today issued Maui Grown Therapies a Notice to Proceed with manufacturing cannabis derivative products at its Upcountry Production Center.

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11 More Arrests Made in Nāpali Coast Sweep

DOCARE officers and the State Sheriffs pulled up small marijuana plants and two illegal campsites in Kalalau Valley. They also confiscated an illegal crossbow.

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Three More Mumps Cases Confirmed on O‘ahu

Three additional cases of O‘ahu residents with mumps have been confirmed, bringing the total number of cases in 2017 to 58.

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Hirono Unveils Plan to Increase STEM Opportunities for Women, Minorities

Hawai‘i senatorʻs plan would increase funding for STEM programs for women and minorities.

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Hemp History Week “Breaking Ground Maui Style”

The theme "Breaking Ground" focuses on how regenerative hemp farming, hemp foods, and other hemp products provide sustainability solutions for the next generation.

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Fourth Circuit Upholds Injunction Against Trump Travel Ban

Chief Judge Gregory: The revised Executive Order “speaks with vague words of national security, but in context drips with religious intolerance, animus, and discrimination.”

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59-Year-Old Honomū Man Still Missing

Glenn S. Oyama was last seen in Hilo on March 19 at about 11:30 p.m. He has a condition that requires medication.

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Gabbard, Sanders, Dem Leaders Introduce Legislation to Raise Minimum Wage

The Raise the Wage Act would give more than 41 million low-wage workers a raise, increasing the wages of almost 30% of the U.S. workforce.

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Winners of Inaugural Mauna to Mauna Ultra Race Announced

The Mauna to Mauna Ultra took participants from 20 countries on an islandwide footrace ascending both Mauna Loa and Maunakea.

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Children’s Bible Published in Hawaiian Language

Four new children’s Bible story books translated into Hawaiian, Samoan, Tongan and Chamorro are now available.

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Extreme ‘King’ Tide and High Surf Warning

Unusually high tides, also known as “king tides,” may cause dangerous flooding conditions along all shores of Hawai‘i Island through the Memorial Day weekend.

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Military to Convoys Between Hilo, Kawaihae and Pōhakuloa

Members of the 100th Infantry Battalion are scheduled to convoy from the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Hilo to Pōhakuloa Training Area on Friday, May 26, beginning at noon.

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Maui Crime, May 14–20: Burglaries, Break-Ins, Thefts

Maui police responded to 12 burglaries, 13 vehicle thefts and 16 vehicle break-ins in Maui County over a seven day period from May 14-20, 2017.

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Pilot Program Employs Goats to Manage Invasive Weeds

The pilot will take place near Mile 4-5 of Honoapiʻilani Hwy until May 30th, and will be conducted with the support of Mike Atherton of the Tropical Plantation.

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Haleakalā Park Fees to Increase on June 1, 2017

The 2017 per-person fee will change from $10 to $12; the motorcycle fee will go from $15 to $20; and the per-vehicle 3-day pass will be raised from $20 to $25.

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Senators Ask Tillerson to Hold Turkish Government Accountable for Assault

U.S. Senators called on the Trump administration to hold the Turkish government and ambassador accountable for last week's assault on officials and protestors

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Mākena Golf & Beach Club Launches Free Summer Ocean Safety Program for Youth

Mākena’s Keiki Kiaʻi Kai aims to increase youth self-confidence, physical conditioning, and ocean awareness through water safety, first aid and rescue protocol.

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Rotary Club of Lahaina Wins Small Club of the Year Award

Lahaina Sunset won small club of the year for earning first place awards in public image, vocational, club and international service and first runner up awards for community and youth service.

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Closed Season on Moi Begins June 1

The closed season helps sustain moi populations by protecting them during their critical summer spawning period.

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Double-Digit Growth in Visitor Spending on Maui

Visitor spending on Maui in April 2017 was up 11.2% to $371.2 million. Visitor arrivals to Maui also rose 7% to 226,511.

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Hawai‘i Attorney General Comments on Trump Travel Ban Ruling

The revised Executive Order "speaks with vague words of national security, but in context, drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination.”

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Dems & Coalition Kick Off Fight for Infrastructure Jobs

The plan would rebuild crumbling roads, bridges, water systems... while making investments in clean-energy jobs, high-speed rail and internet access...

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Missing: Makawao Man Last Seen May 14

Sudol frequently walks and hitchhikes between Makawao town and Whole Foods in Kahului.

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Surf Report, King Tides Expected for Memorial Day Weekend

Our current south swell continues to fade. A larger shot of good south-southwest is forecast for late Thursday and Friday...

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Winds Shift, Weather Changes Expected Soon

Winds are forecast to slowly weaken through the end of the work week with light and variable winds expected for the Memorial Day weekend. This means...

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Hawai‘i Gets a “B” for Medical Marijuana Program

Hawaiʻi received a “B” and was ranked the 5th highest in the nation for its medical marijuana program in a report issued by Americans for Safe Access.

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Nāpilihau Pavement Project to Result in Lane Closures

The Public Works Pavement Preservation Section, will be conducting a slurry seal and restriping project on Nāpilihau St in Nāpili beginning Monday, June 5, 2017

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Gertrude’s Presents: Art Dinner Series – Culinary Surrealism Takes Center Stage

The perfect example of inspiration in action happens on the first Monday of every month at Gertrude’s Jazz Bar for their ‘Art Dinner Series.'

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Hilo Orchid Show Gala Event on June 1

The public is invited to enjoy food, drinks, live music and more at the Hilo Orchid Show Gala Preview Party on June 1 in Hilo.

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‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’ Ballet in West Hawai‘i

West Hawaii Dance Theatre and Academy will present Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland at the Kahilu Theatre on Saturday, May 27, 2017, at 4 p.m.

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