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 2021-10-26 21:40 

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Billionaire tax runs into criticism; big Biden plan in flux...

WASHINGTON > > The Democrats' idea for a new billionaires' tax to help pay for President Joe Biden's social services and climate change plan has quickly run into criticism as too cumbersome, but party leaders insisted today that a deal on Bide...

 2021-10-26 21:00 

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U.S. casinos look to improve gender equity in management...

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. > > Diversifying an organization or an industry can be only half the battle: The trick is keeping it diverse....

 2021-10-26 20:25 

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FDA advisers back Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine for young kids...

UPDATE: 10:25 a.m....

 2021-10-26 20:15 

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'Dune' to get sequel, with theater-only release set for 2023...

"Dune" isn't done....

 2021-10-26 20:00 

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Enforcement of indoor vaccine mandates proves uneven in U.S....

Go out for a night on the town in some U.S. cities and you might find yourself waiting while someone at the door of the restaurant or theater closely inspects your vaccination card and checks it against your photo ID. Or, conversely, you might be waved ri...

 2021-10-26 18:55 

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Hawaii sees 74 new coronavirus cases, bringing statewide total to 83,522...

Hawaii Department of Health officials reported 74 new confirmed and probable coronavirus infections today, bringing the state's total since the start of the pandemic to 83,522 cases....

 2021-10-26 18:30 

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Flooding, outages expected as big storm lashes Northeast...

BOSTON > > A powerful nor'easter began barreling up the U.S. Northeast coast today, with officials warning it could bring intense flooding, hurricane-force wind gusts and widespread power outages....

 2021-10-26 18:00 

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Congress plans fixes for U.S. military's AWOL weapons problems...

Congress is set to force America's armed services to keep better track of their guns and explosives, imposing new rules in response to an Associated Press investigation that showed firearms stolen from U.S. bases have resurfaced in violent crimes....

 2021-10-26 18:00 

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U.S. McDonald's workers strike to protest workplace harassment...

McDonald's workers in 12 U.S. cities walked off the job today to protest what they say is a continuing problem of sexual harassment and violence in the company's stores....

 2021-10-26 17:40 

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Facebook froze as anti-vaccine comments swarmed users...

WASHINGTON > > In March, as claims about the dangers and ineffectiveness of coronavirus vaccines spun across social media and undermined attempts to stop the spread of the virus, some Facebook employees thought they had found a way to help....

 2021-10-26 17:25 

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Samsung's Lee Jae-yong fined over illegally using propofol...

SEOUL > > Samsung's de facto chief Lee Jae-yong was fined about $60,000 on Tuesday for illegally using the anesthetic drug propofol, about two months after he was released on parole over a separate corruption case....

 2021-10-26 17:00 

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Ex-South Korean President Roh Tae-woo dies at 88...

SEOUL > > Former South Korean President Roh Tae-woo, a major player in a 1979 coup who later became president in a landmark democratic election before ending his tumultuous political career in prison, died in hospital on Tuesday in the capital of Seoul. H...

 2021-10-26 16:45 

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What's a 'wealth tax' and how would it work?...

To help pay for his big economic and social agenda, President Joe Biden is looking to go where the big money is: billionaires....

 2021-10-26 16:30 

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Saints capitalize on Seahawks' mistakes for win...

SEATTLE > > Alvin Kamara and Jameis Winston were the happy beneficiaries of the Seattle Seahawks' many mistakes....

 2021-10-26 16:15 

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Dave Chappelle responds to Netflix controversy with a video clip from his concert...

Dave Chappelle responded to the controversy over his Netflix stand-up special "The Closer" — which has been criticized as promoting bigotry toward transgender people — by posting a 5-minute video clip to Instagram on Monday in which he...

 2021-10-26 16:00 

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Japan's Princess Mako marries commoner, loses royal status...

TOKYO > > Japanese Princess Mako quietly married a commoner without traditional wedding celebrations Tuesday and said their marriage — delayed three years and opposed by some — "was a necessary choice to live while cherishing our hearts.&#...

 2021-10-26 10:06 

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For Kalaheo state cross country champion Emily Naylor, running has become her sanctuary...

The first time Emily Naylor went out for cross country, the results were good....

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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Television and radio Oct. 26, 2021...

On the air Listings are for Oceanic and Hawaiian Telcom analog/digital. *—premium station. **—retelecast. ***—delayed. x—subject to blackout. Check your TV guide for latest updates. Today TIME TV CH HT Baseball: world series Game R...

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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Scoreboard...

Calendar Today GOLF College men: Hoakalei Country Club Invitational, all day, at Hoakalei Country Club; also, Dennis Rose Intercollegiate, all day, at Waikoloa Beach Golf Course. College women: Rainbow Wahine Invitational, all day, at Kapolei Read More...

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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Letters: Free, better education invests in future for U.S.; Vaccine and mask still crucial against COVID; Good Koko Crater effort raises Haiku Stairs issue...

I am sorry to hear that free community college education will be taken out of President Joe Biden's Build Back Better plan....

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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Chaminade Silverswords soccer teams swept on Senior Day...

The Chaminade men's and women's soccer teams fell to visiting Point Loma in their final home matches of the season Monday at Saint Louis field....

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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Alleged Hawaii crime boss seeks September trial date...

The alleged leader of a Honolulu crime syndicate that used legitimate businesses to conceal drug dealing, murder, arson, fraud and other offenses is seeking a later start to his trial to allow his attorneys more time to review evidence and prepare a defen...

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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Get financial assistance for aging-in-place improvements...

D ear Savvy Senior: Do you know of any financial assistance programs that can help seniors with home improvement projects? I would like to help my grandparents make a few modifications to their house so they can continue living there safely, but money is ...

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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Longtime hotelier selected to lead Hawaii Hotel Alliance...

The Hawaii Hotel Alliance, led by longtime hotelier Jerry Gibson, is working to ensure key policy priorities for Hawaii's hotel and lodging industry remain front and center as the pandemic continues to hit the state's visitor industry hard....

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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Kokua Line: Where are test scores for my public school?...

Q uestion : Regarding the test scores for public schools, did they take into account how many students didn't have the right online setup for learning at home?...

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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Stephen Tsai: Here's how to enhance the Wahine volleyball experience...

Marketing is all about packaging....

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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Senator Kurt Fevella seeks halt to vaccine incentive payments to prisoners...

The state Senate minority leader is seeking an immediate stop to an incentive program that offers $50 payments to inmates in Hawaii's prisons and jails if they accept a COVID-19 vaccine....

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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Bank of Hawaii earnings jump 64% amid improving economy...

Bank of Hawaii Corp.'s earnings surged 64% in the third quarter as the company hit a record $23 billion in total assets and released $10.4 million from its loan-loss reserve amid an improving economy....

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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Waipahu company settles $1.1 million federal labor claim...

A Waipahu-based company has settled a federal labor violation claim involving $1.1 million in contract worker wages and fringe benefits related to maintaining a federal building in New York....

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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On the Move: Selina Eshleman...

Prince Resorts Hawaii has appointed Selina Eshleman to its Senior Leadership team as corporate director of human resources. Eshleman has more than 10 years of professional and management experience working with industries from startups to Fortune 500 comp...

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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Tallying the cost of growing older...

Say you're a 65-year-old looking ahead, wondering about your health and your finances, pondering what life might be like in 20 years....

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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Tech View: Top 10 takeaways to guard against business cyberattacks...

Cyberthreats are happening more frequently and Hawaii businesses are not immune. During a recent Hawaiian Telcom University educational event, we reviewed local cybersecurity trends and discussed how businesses can better prepare for cyberattacks. Below a...

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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Editorial: Urgent to counter dire learning loss...

Everyone agrees that after distance learning for more than a full school year, the consequences likely would be dire. That does not diminish the academically desperate straits in which public schools now find themselves, based on a steep decline in some k...

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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Column: Add sugar fee to help fight childhood obesity...

A recent article in the Star-Advertiser brought to light another disparity that has been worsened by the pandemic: childhood obesity. Obesity rates in Hawaii children between the ages of 10 and 17 have jumped to 15.5% in the years 2019 and 2020, up from 1...

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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Kamehameha volleys its way to No. 1 in poll...

The musical chairs of ILH girls volleyball hasn't come close to ending....

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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Acquaintances key to sense of belonging...

In May, Vincent Keenan traveled from Chicago to Charlottesville, Va., for a wedding — his first trip out of town since the start of the pandemic....

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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Kahuku Red Raiders ascending in Top 10 football poll...

The Kahuku Red Raiders are pounding on the castle door, but Kamehameha is still on the throne....

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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Electricity generated by proposed floating wind turbines off Oahu is feasible, new study finds...

A new federal study suggests that electricity for Oahu produced from offshore wind turbines can be economical for developers and consumers....

 2021-10-26 10:05 

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Off the News: Slow vacation rental rebound? Good...

A decline in certain sectors is not all bad, in fact. One example was the 33.6% statewide drop in vacation rental room nights last month, compared to 2019, according to the Hawaii Tourism Authority. At the same time, hotel room supply was up, even if by j...

 2021-10-26 05:56 

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Kaneohe Marines say wastewater released into ocean exceeds aceeptable bacteria levels...

Marine Corps Base Hawaii said its Wastewater Reclamation Facility accidentally released treated sewage into the ocean with levels of bacteria that exceed its permit....

 2021-10-26 05:33 

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Honolulu firefighters rescue injured hiker on Kaau Crater Trail in Palolo...

Honolulu Fire Department emergency crews this afternoon rescued an injured hiker near the summit of the Kaau Crater Trail in Palolo....

 2021-10-26 02:14 

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Puna man charged after Big Isle hitchhiking trip turns violent in Hilo fast-food parking lot...

Hawaii County police arrested a 33-year-old Puna man Friday after he allegedly went from hitchhiker to carjacker last Wednesday during a late evening stop at a Hilo fast-food restaurant....

 2021-10-25 23:39 

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Tokyo eateries return to normal hours as coronavirus cases drop...

TOKYO > > People in Tokyo can eat and drink in bars and restaurants later in the evening starting today as officials ease social distancing rules with the country's daily coronavirus cases reaching their lowest levels in more than a year....

 2021-10-25 22:55 

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2 dead, police officer and 3 others injured in Idaho mall shooting...

BOISE, Idaho > > A suspect is in custody after two people were killed and four injured — including a police officer — in a shooting at a shopping mall Monday in Boise, Idaho, police said....

 2021-10-25 22:55 

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Wall Street sets more records as earnings season gears up...

NEW YORK > > Wall Street ticked further into record heights today, as a better-than-expected profit reporting season gets into higher gear....

 2021-10-25 22:42 

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Hilo Medical Center residency program graduates 16 nurses...

HILO > > Sixteen nurses, most of them from the Big Island, have graduated from Hilo Medical Center's year-long residency program in nursing....

 2021-10-25 22:40 

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Bankoh earnings jump 64% amid improving economy...

Bank of Hawaii Corp.'s earnings surged 64% in the third quarter as the company hit a record $23 billion in total assets and released $10.4 million from its loan-loss reserve amid an improving economy....

 2021-10-25 22:05 

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Treasury claims rental assistance helped stop eviction wave...

WASHINGTON > > The number of households receiving emergency rental assistance has increased steadily in recent months, with no major increase in people being turned out of their homes despite the expiration of the federal eviction moratorium, the Biden ad...

 2021-10-25 21:45 

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Facebook profits rise amid revelations from leaked documents...

Amid fallout from the Facebook Papers documents supporting claims that the social network has valued financial success over user safety, Facebook today reported higher profit for the latest quarter....

 2021-10-25 21:22 

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NTSB chair wants Tesla to limit where Autopilot can operate...

DETROIT > > The head of the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board is calling on Tesla to act on recommendations to limit where its Autopilot driver-assist system can operate and to put a system in place to make sure drivers are paying attention....

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