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 2021-04-21 10:05 

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Hawaii to begin vaccine passport program...

Traveling between the Hawaiian Islands will get easier next month for people who have been vaccinated in Hawaii, but a major bump in travel demand isn't likely to come until the entry process for trans-Pacific travelers becomes less complicated....

 2021-04-21 10:05 

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Editorial: Control access to fragile sites...

Since its launch in mid-October, some 2.5 million travelers have undergone Safe Travels Hawaii's COVID-19 screenings, and the state is now averaging about 20,000 arrivals daily. This welcome rebound bump for the visitor industry should be accompanied ...

 2021-04-21 10:05 

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Earth Month events celebrate Hawaii's environment, culture...

Earth Day is officially Thursday, but several local organizations are holding family-friendly events to benefit the Hawaii environment through the end of April, also known as Earth Month....

 2021-04-21 10:05 

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Off the News: Cleaning the Earth for Earth Day...

Earth Day falls on April 22, but the Mauka to Makai Environmental Expo's celebration is a monthlong event with virtual learning workshops as well as a few in-person, outdoor activities. Hosted by the Waikiki Aquarium, along with city, state and enviro...

 2021-04-21 10:05 

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Hawaii lawmakers agree on budget that includes federal aid...

Key Senate and House members agreed on a $31.2 billion state budget Tuesday over the next two fiscal years that relies on $1.35 billion in federal COVID-19 relief funds and a resurging tourism economy to help avoid massive cuts, furloughs and even layoffs...

 2021-04-21 10:05 

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HPD shootings questioned in wake of Chauvin verdict...

The guilty verdict in a Minneapolis police officer's trial in the death of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, strikes a chord with many in Hawaii following recent allegations that race played a role in two fatal shootings by Honolulu police....

 2021-04-21 07:35 

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Japan moves closer to declaring virus emergency in Tokyo, Osaka...

Tokyo and Osaka will ask the Japanese government to declare a state of emergency, looking to ramp up restrictions to contain a surge in coronavirus cases just three months before the start of the delayed Olympics....

 2021-04-21 07:35 

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Chad President Idriss Deby Itno, ally in fighting extremism, dies at 68...

N'DJAMENA, Chad > > President Idriss Deby Itno, who ruled Chad for more than 30 years and became an important ally to Western nations in the fight against Islamic extremism in Africa, has been killed while battling against rebels in the north, accordi...

 2021-04-21 07:25 

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Kobe Bryant's Nike contract expired and the implications are complex...

The most popular shoes on the NBA hardwood for the last several seasons were not the signature sneakers endorsed by the top active players, like Nike's LeBron James or Adidas' Damian Lillard. They were not the shoes endorsed by the man who practic...

 2021-04-21 07:10 

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2 Honolulu police officers still on 'injured leave' following altercation with Lindani Myeni...

Two Honolulu police officers remain on "injured leave" nearly a week after they sustained multiple injuries in a violent struggle with 29-year-old Lindani Myeni fronting a Nuuanu home during an alleged burglary....

 2021-04-21 03:47 

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Golden Globes group ousts member over his email calling Black Lives Matter a 'hate movement'...

LOS ANGELES > > A former president of the organization that hosts the Golden Globes has been dropped from the group's board after sending an email that called Black Lives Matter a "hate movement."...

 2021-04-21 03:35 

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Sports world reacts to Derek Chauvin verdict...

The reverberations throughout sports came swiftly after a jury in Minnesota convicted Derek Chauvin today of murdering George Floyd, as athletes, teams and leagues weighed in on the verdict in a case that had reignited fierce debate about racism and polic...

 2021-04-21 03:07 

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Explainer: What next after ex-cop Derek Chauvin's conviction on 3 counts?...

MINNEAPOLIS > > Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis officer who pressed his knee against George Floyd's neck, was handcuffed and taken into custody Tuesday after being convicted of all three counts against him....

 2021-04-21 03:05 

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Quickbites: Poke Waikiki opens at Royal Hawaiian Center; celebrate National Banana Day...

MAKE THE MOST OUT OF YOUR BANANAS...

 2021-04-21 03:05 

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The Electric Kitchen: Recipes inspired by Earth Day...

Every year on April 22, Earth Day is celebrated to raise awareness of environmental protection and sustainability. Project Footprint, a program of the Hawaiian Electric Industries' Charitable Foundation, is committed to empowering all of us to make su...

 2021-04-21 03:05 

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The power of purple pushes UBAE forward...

One taste of UBAE bakery's cheesecake in its vibrant purple hue will leave an indelible impression of the Filipino yam (ube) used to make it. While its intriguing color may be cause for some hesitancy — as few foods bear such a striking shade &m...

 2021-04-21 03:05 

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Recipe: Crunch, convenience, via sheet pan...

Think of this as the sheet-pan version of a classic, cheese-covered pasta bake. It has all the elements of the usual casserole — the pasta and vegetables tossed with ricotta and topped with bread crumbs dusted in Parmesan. But because all the ingred...

 2021-04-21 03:05 

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Local Moco: Spinach casserole recipe a family favorite...

Crave reader Mandy Bowers passed on this recipe from her mother-in-law, Laura Bowers....

 2021-04-21 03:05 

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Back in the Day: Former TV anchor Bob Jones gets creative with Korean food...

Former television news anchor Bob Jones is known to friends as a gourmet cook. "I enjoy using ordinary ingredients to produce some unusual tastes," said Jones, also a retired columnist for Midweek. The Diamond Head resident cooks nearly every nigh...

 2021-04-21 03:05 

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Celebrate Earth Day with 'Alohilani Resort, Sea Life Park and Marugame Udon...

A HAPPY HOUR CELEBRATION...

 2021-04-21 03:05 

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The Weekly Eater: Brunch at Easy 'Que caters to carnivores...

Kailua barbecue restaurant Easy 'Que launched its brunch late last February, and we all know what came next. The pandemic upended business as usual, and more than a year passed before I ventured across the Pali again. I started with the recently reint...

 2021-04-21 03:05 

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Food We Crave: Scratch Kitchen, Farmhouse Cafe, Big Island Candies...

ALL THE GOODNESS OF GRITS...

 2021-04-21 03:05 

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Cooking tips New York Times staffers swear by...

A wise French chef from a Pixar movie once said, "Anyone can cook." And he's right. With some thoroughly tested recipes and a few crucial pieces of kitchen advice, any home cook can succeed in the kitchen. From doubling the sauce to salting at...

 2021-04-21 03:05 

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Recipe: Umami magic has subtle ways in pasta...

In 1908, Japanese chemist Kikunae Ikeda discovered that an amino acid called glutamate, found in kombu, or dried kelp, was responsible for the wonderful savoriness in his wife's dashi, a stock that forms the basis of many Japanese dishes....

 2021-04-21 02:45 

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Across the nation, crowds react with joy, wariness to the guilty verdict in George Floyd's death...

London Williams stood in Black Lives Matter Plaza in Washington, D.C., moments before the verdict was read in George Floyd's murder trial Tuesday, wondering how he would cope if the white police officer who killed the Black man was acquitted....

 2021-04-21 02:35 

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Silence, then cheers: Relief washes over George Floyd Square after guilty verdict...

MINNEAPOLIS > > There was quiet, just for a moment, as hundreds of people standing in the intersection at 38th Street and Chicago Avenue crowded in to listen to the news....

 2021-04-21 02:35 

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Silence, then cheers: Relief washes over George Floyd Square after guilty verdict...

MINNEAPOLIS > > There was quiet, just for a moment, as hundreds of people standing in the intersection at 38th Street and Chicago Avenue crowded in to listen to the news....

 2021-04-21 02:25 

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Ohio police show video of officer fatally shooting teenage girl...

COLUMBUS, Ohio > > Police shot and killed a teenage girl this afternoon in Columbus just as the verdict was being announced in the trial for the killing of George Floyd....

 2021-04-21 01:55 

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Ted Nugent, who once dismissed COVID-19, sickened by virus...

Rocker Ted Nugent is revealing he was in agony after testing positive for coronavirus — months after he said the virus was "not a real pandemic."...

 2021-04-21 01:22 

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Jim Steinman, hitmaker for Meat Loaf and Celine Dion, dies...

NEW YORK > > Jim Steinman, the Grammy-winning composer who wrote Meat Loaf's best-selling "Bat Out Of Hell" debut album as well as hits for Celine Dion, Air Supply and Bonnie Tyler, has died, his brother said. He was 73....

 2021-04-21 01:05 

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DiCaprio, Fonda urge U.S. not to sign climate deal with Brazil...

RIO DE JANEIRO > > Dozens of celebrities including actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Jane Fonda and Joaquin Phoenix today called on U.S. President Joe Biden to refrain from signing any environmental agreement with his Brazilian counterpart, Jair Bolsonaro....

 2021-04-21 00:22 

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NTSB says obstructed views, lack of alerts caused Alaska midair crash...

JUNEAU, Alaska > > Two Alaska sightseeing planes collided in 2019 because the views of the pilots were obscured and aircraft-tracking systems failed to warn them about nearby aircraft, federal investigators concluded today. Six people died, and 10 people ...

 2021-04-21 00:00 

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Wealthy Latin Americans flock to U.S. in search of COVID-19 vaccines...

MONTERREY, Mexico > > They travel thousands of miles by plane from Latin America to the U.S., in some places taking a shuttle directly from the airport to COVID-19 vaccine sites. Their ranks include politicians, TV personalities, business executives and a...

 2021-04-20 23:20 

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WATCH LIVE: Gov. Ige introduces Vaccination Protocol Program...

Gov. David Ige will discuss Hawaii's new Vaccination Protocol Program during a press conference at 1:30 p.m. today....

 2021-04-20 23:00 

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Fire strikes four businesses at Lahaina commercial building...

Four units of a large commercial buiding in Lahaina were damaged by a fire Monday evening....

 2021-04-20 22:55 

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Biden to Floyd family after verdict: 'We're all so relieved'...

WASHINGTON > > Before today's guilty verdicts were read out, President Joe Biden said he was praying for "the right verdict" in the trial of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin....

 2021-04-20 22:45 

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In Minneapolis, city fortified after Chauvin guilty verdict...

MINNEAPOLIS > > Just outside the entrance to Smile Orthodontics, in a Minneapolis neighborhood of craft breweries and trendy shops, two soldiers in jungle camouflage and body armor were on watch, assault rifles slung over their backs. Snow flurries blew a...

 2021-04-20 22:22 

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COVID-19 vaccines available this week for all Molokai residents over 18...

The Molokai Community Health Center is sponsoring a free COVID-19 vaccination clinic for all Molokai residents ages 18 and up this Thursday and Friday....

 2021-04-20 22:22 

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Search begins for interim superintendent for Hawaii public schools...

Hawaii's Board of Education is looking for a temporary replacement to take over in August for Superintendent Christina Kishimoto while it conducts a broader search for her permanent replacement....

 2021-04-20 22:01 

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Hawaii records 48 new coronavirus cases as the statewide tally rises to 31,490...

Hawaii Department of Health officials today reported 48 new coronavirus infections statewide, bringing the state's total since the start of the pandemic to 31,490 cases....

 2021-04-20 21:55 

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Apple unveils new products, schedules privacy crackdown...

SAN RAMON, Calif. > > Apple spruced up its product line at an event today while slipping in quiet notice of a software update, now due next week, designed to enhance the privacy of iPhone users at the expense of digital advertisers such as Facebook....

 2021-04-20 20:58 

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Heavy rain forecast for parts of Hawaii today...

Scattered showers and locally heavy rain are expected this afternoon, particularly over Kauai and Oahu, forecasters said....

 2021-04-20 20:45 

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Dogecoin has its day; cryptocurrency is latest 'meme' craze...

NEW YORK > > Dogecoin had its day....

 2021-04-20 20:15 

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Woman reportedly attacked, injured by shark in waters near Kona resort...

First responders and state officials are responding to a report of a non-fatal shark incident near the Kukio Golf and Beach Club in Kona, according to the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources....

 2021-04-20 19:15 

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Police investigating bomb threat at University-area business...

Honolulu police have opened a felony terroristic-threatening investigation involving an alleged bomb threat at a business in the University area Monday....

 2021-04-20 18:40 

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Woman, 23, dies after she is found in waters off of Makaleha Beach in Waialua...

A 23-year-old woman has died after she was found in shallow waters off of Makaleha Beach in Waialua Monday night....

 2021-04-20 18:00 

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Climate change creates migrants; Biden considers protections...

Eds: UPDATES: With AP Photos....

 2021-04-20 17:30 

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1 killed, 2 wounded in shooting at New York grocery store...

WEST HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. > > An employee was killed and two people were wounded today in a shooting at a Long Island grocery store, police said....

 2021-04-20 17:00 

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Out of sight but center stage, jurors weigh Derek Chauvin's fate...

MINNEAPOLIS > > The jurors who sat off-camera through three weeks of draining testimony in Derek Chauvin's murder trial in George Floyd's death were in the spotlight today, still out of sight but now in control of verdicts awaited by a skittish ci...

 2021-04-20 16:45 

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Man who allegedly threatened karate Olympian from Hawaii is held after attack on Asian couple in California...

ORANGE, Calif. > > A man who said he hates Asians was arrested on suspicion of assaulting an elderly Korean American couple at a Southern California park after allegedly threatening violence against a Japanese American Olympic athlete, police said....

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