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US Government shut down: Hawaiian Kingdom separatist group storms building to take over

Hawaii doesn’t need a US Federal Government. This is the opinion of a separatist group named the Kingdom of Atooi that stormed the Office of Hawaiian Affairs in Honolulu today and caused a lockdown and massive police intervention. The Kingdom of Atooi stormed the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) stating that they were there to arrest trustees and seize assets. This caused a lockdown that lasted several hours as the group... Read More
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Ex HTA Chief returns to Hawaii tourism

DBEDT is the Department of Business, Economic, Development & Tourism in Hawaii and also responsible for the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA). Mike McCartney was head of HTA from 2009-2014 and was promoted to serve as the Governor’s Chief of Staff in 2014. As is par for the course for decades in the State of Hawaii, many leading positions are shifted around among the same individuals. Now McCartney will be in charge... Read More
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Ex HTA Chief returns to Hawaii tourism

DBEDT is the Department of Business, Economic, Development & Tourism in Hawaii and also responsible for the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA). Mike McCartney was head of HTA from 2009-2014 and was promoted to serve as the Governor’s Chief of Staff in 2014. eTN Chatroom: Discuss with readers from around the world: As is par for the course for decades in the State of Hawaii, many leading positions are shifted around among... Read More
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Tulsi Gabbard US President in 2020? She told CNN but not her father

His daughter Tulsi Gabbard is running for president in 2020. Hawaii Senator Mike Gabbard is currently attending the Farm Bureau convention in New Orleans where President Trump will speak on Monday. Gabbard’s daughter is U.S. Congresswomen Tulsi Gabbard. Donald Trump contending against Tulsi Gabbard may become a reality in 2020. Tulsi told CNN today about her plans to officially enter the race for president. After President Obama, she would be the second contender... Read More
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Tulsi Gabbard US President in 2020? She told CNN but not her father

His daughter Tulsi Gabbard is running for president in 2020. Hawaii Senator Mike Gabbard is currently attending the Farm Bureau convention in New Orleans where President Trump will speak on Monday. Gabbard’s daughter is U.S. Congresswomen Tulsi Gabbard. Donald Trump contending against Tulsi Gabbard may become a reality in 2020. Tulsi told CNN today about her plans to officially enter the race for president. After President Obama, she would be the second contender... Read More
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Hawaiian Airlines: Record 11.8 million passengers in 2018

Hawaiian Airlines Hawaiian Airlines today announced that it welcomed a record 11,840,178 guests in 2018, a 2.9 percent increase over the previous year. The record number of passengers in 2018 marks 14 straight years of growth as Hawaiian continues to expand its network and fleet, providing travelers with more options to fly to, from, and within the Hawaiian Islands than any other carrier. Announcing its system-wide traffic statistics for the month,... Read More
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Hawaii Island has a new tourist hotspot in the making

Hawaii Island, also known as the Big Island of Hawaii welcomes a new tourism hotspot in the making. It’a new black sand beach located at Isaac Kepoʻokalani Hale Beach Park. The beach was created after the Kilauea Volcano erupted in May last year . eTN Chatroom: Discuss with readers from around the world: Hot molten lava interacting with cold ocean water produces explosions. Part of that is wave action breaking up the new... Read More
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Popular Hawaii tourist beaches closed due to bacteria

High bacteria levels in ocean water have caused the closing of three Hawaii tourist beaches in the Aloha State. In Waikiki, Queens Surf beach as well as the Ewa side of Ala Moana Beach Park have signs posted warning swimmers of the high bacteria levels. Both beaches recorded levels around 10 times beyond the threshold for enterococci, commonly found in the digestive system of mammals and birds which are excreted in... Read More
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Popular tourist beaches in Hawaii closed due to bacteria

High bacteria levels in ocean water have caused the closing of three Hawaii tourist beaches in the Aloha State. High bacteria levels in ocean water have caused the closing of three Hawaii tourist beaches in the Aloha State. In Waikiki, Queens Surf beach as well as the Ewa side of Ala Moana Beach Park have signs posted warning swimmers of the high bacteria levels. Both beaches recorded levels around 10 times... Read More