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July 22, 2016

Nuts About Coconuts

What comes to mind when you hear the word coconut?
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July 10, 2016

‘Chicken Skin’ Stories Have Mixed Cultural Roots

Ask just about any local if they have a spooky story that has been told in their family and they will tell you...
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July 02, 2016

Ulu:  An Ancient Food Still Sustains Us

The early Polynesian voyagers packed ulu in coconut husk and dry leaves to keep it safe for their journey across the Pacific Ocean as they headed to Hawai‘i.
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June 10, 2016

Haole: Is It a Bad Word?

It is popular belief by those who have dissected the word haole ("ha" means breath of life and "‘ole" means "without") that it literally means “no breath.”
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July 16, 2014

BLOG: Count Your Blessings, Rain Among Them

Living in a rainforest has its benefits, such as no shortage of water or facing $500 daily fines for wasting the wet stuff.
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July 09, 2014

BLOG: Hawaii List of Laws Increased by 238

Gov. Neil Abercrombie has signed 229 bills into law this year, allowed nine more to become law without his signature, and vetoed seven others.
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April 11, 2014

BLOG: High Income and Home Values Don’t Necessarily Jive

Census data reveal interesting paradoxes on the Big Island.
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April 03, 2014

BLOG: Coqui Frogs (Yikes!) Captured on Oahu

Ag officials say they are diligently pursuing reports of the noisy critters there, something Big Isle residents wish had happened here several decades ago.
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March 31, 2014

BLOG: UH Phasing Out Paper Payroll Statements

Employees of the University of Hawaii who use direct deposit for their paychecks will be going entirely paperless -- payroll-wise -- beginning next month.
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March 11, 2014

BLOG: Sen. Green Takes Different Tack on Roundup

After legislative attempts to ban the use of the herbicide failed, the Big Island senator has made it the subject of an upcoming "informational briefing."
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