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This image released Wednesday, April 10, 2019, by Event Horizon Telescope shows a black hole. Scientists revealed the first image ever made of a black hole after assembling data gathered by a network of radio telescopes around the world.
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April 12, 2019 - 10:37 am
HILO, Hawaii (AP) — A language professor has given a Hawaiian name — Powehi — to the black hole depicted in an image produced in a landmark experiment. University of Hawaii-Hilo Hawaiian Professor Larry Kimura named the cosmic object, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Thursday. The world's...
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Diane Cervelli, left, and Taeko Bufford, right, walk past Waikiki beach in Honolulu.
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March 18, 2019 - 10:10 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday left in place Hawaii court rulings that found a bed and breakfast owner violated the state's anti-discrimination law by refusing to rent a room to a lesbian couple. The justices rejected an appeal from Aloha Bed & Breakfast owner Phyllis Young,...
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Southwest Airlines is launching its service to Hawaii with deep discounts. Fares as low as $49 one-way from Oakland and San Jose in California, to Honolulu and Kahului in Hawaii are available for purchase through March 5 as part of a two-day launch sale.
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March 04, 2019 - 6:48 pm
By Marnie Hunter, CNN (CNN) — Paradise is within your grasp, especially if you live in California. Southwest Airlines is launching its service to Hawaii with deep discounts. Fares as low as $49 one-way from Oakland and San Jose in California, to Honolulu and Kahului in Hawaii are available for...
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March 01, 2019 - 11:01 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — On the political spectrum, Hawaii is among the bluest of states. Democrats control all the levers of power at the state and federal levels, and voters back Democratic presidential candidates over Republicans by some of the widest margins in the U.S. The state has committed to the...
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"The legislature finds that the cigarette is considered the deadliest artifact in human history."  So begins the text of a new bill introduced in Hawaii's State House, calling for a phased ban on cigarette sales in the state by 2024.
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February 04, 2019 - 5:06 pm
By Ryan Prior, CNN (CNN) -- "The legislature finds that the cigarette is considered the deadliest artifact in human history." So begins the text of a new bill introduced in Hawaii's State House, calling for a phased ban on cigarette sales in the state by 2024. Hawaii has some of the most...
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In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, greets supporters in Honolulu.
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January 24, 2019 - 5:37 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a Hawaii Democrat known for bucking the party establishment and for criticizing U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East, formally launched her campaign for president with a video posted online Thursday. Gabbard joins a growing field of Democrats seeking their...
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Ocean Ramsey, a shark researcher and advocate, swims with a large great white shark off the shore of Oahu.
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January 18, 2019 - 12:59 pm
By Caleb Jones, Associated Press HALIEWA, Hawaii (AP) — Two shark researchers who came face to face with what could be one of the largest great whites ever recorded are using their encounter as an opportunity to push for legislation that would protect sharks in Hawaii. Ocean Ramsey, a shark...
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Tulsi Gabbard
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January 12, 2019 - 8:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii has announced that she is running for president in 2020. Gabbard said in a CNN interview slated to air Saturday night that she will be formally announcing her candidacy within the next week. The 37-year-old Iraq War veteran is the first...
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Tom Berg, left, of Port Townsend, Wash., Robert Fernandez, center, of Stockton, Calif., and George Keene of Newhall, Calif., all survivors of the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, take part in the 77th anniversary ceremony Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, at Pea
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December 07, 2018 - 1:18 pm
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — About 20 survivors are expected to gather at Pearl Harbor on Friday to pay tribute to the thousands of men lost in the Japanese attack 77 years ago. The youngest of the veterans are in their mid-90s. The Navy and National Park Service will jointly host the remembrance...
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FILE - In this July 10, 2017, file photo, Clifford Kang, father of soldier Ikaika E. Kang, poses with photos of his son in Kailua, Hawaii.
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December 04, 2018 - 5:36 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — A soldier based in Hawaii was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years in prison for trying to help the Islamic State group. Sgt. 1st Class Ikaika Kang, 35, pleaded guilty in August to four counts of attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization. He provided...
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