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Class on Social Media in Disaster Response Previewed


A federal program to train government employees, first responders, and other disaster response personnel in the use of services like Twitter and Facebook got its first trial run yesterday.
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More Hawaii Home Owners Should Consider Going Green

More Hawaii Home Owners Should Consider Going Green | Hawaii News | Scoop.it
We are all living in paradise in Hawaii, enjoying the sunshine almost everyday. How unique the islands are when it comes to energy.

 

More Hawaii home owners should consider going green. We can see a lot of home owners are seriously considering green construction and adding new energy-efficient upgrades, and determining that the cost is worth it.

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Second credit card skimming suspect in custody - Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Second credit card skimming suspect in custody - Honolulu Star-Advertiser | Hawaii News | Scoop.it
Second credit card skimming suspect in custodyHonolulu Star-AdvertiserA 27-year-old man accused of identity theft involving credit card information "skimmed" from gas pumps was extradited to Honolulu Friday morning.
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Dragon Boat Festival

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Nonstop contributor Stephen C stopped by Saturday’s Dragon Boat Festival at Ala Moana Park. The two-day event began with a Hawaiian blessing and ended Sunday. Here’s an early look at this annual race.
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WAIT! Before you install Lion

WAIT! Before you install Lion | Hawaii News | Scoop.it
The biggest story in tech today will be the official release of Mac OS X 10.7 or “Lion”, the newest versions of the Macintosh operating system by Apple.
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Snakes threaten Hawaii's fragile island ecosystem - BusinessWeek

Snakes threaten Hawaii's fragile island ecosystem - BusinessWeek | Hawaii News | Scoop.it
Snakes threaten Hawaii's fragile island ecosystemBusinessWeekThere was a yearly average of nearly 24 snake sightings reported statewide between 1990 and 2000, according to a 2001 study titled "Risk to Hawaii from Snakes" published in Pacific Science.
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ACLU praises less detailed body scans - Honolulu Star-Advertiser

ACLU praises less detailed body scans - Honolulu Star-Advertiser | Hawaii News | Scoop.it
ACLU praises less detailed body scansHonolulu Star-AdvertiserTesting will begin this fall of new software for body scanners that use backscatter technology such as the one used at the Lihue Airport.
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Hawaiian Humane Society issuing voluntary dog survey

Hawaiian Humane Society issuing voluntary dog survey | Hawaii News | Scoop.it
The Hawaiian Humane Society is issuing a voluntary 18-question survey about when and where Oahu residents purchased their dogs.
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Aina Koa Pono signs contract with AECOM for biofuels plant - Bizjournals.com

Aina Koa Pono signs contract with AECOM for biofuels plant - Bizjournals.com | Hawaii News | Scoop.it
Aina Koa Pono signs contract with AECOM for biofuels plantBizjournals.comHonolulu-based Aina Koa Pono specializes in designing and building refineries that convert bio-feedstocks into energy. Los Angeles-based AECOM Technology Corp.
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Management firm will help launch Big Isle biofuel plant - Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Management firm will help launch Big Isle biofuel plant - Honolulu Star-Advertiser | Hawaii News | Scoop.it
Management firm will help launch Big Isle biofuel plantHonolulu Star-AdvertiserAecom is based in Los Angeles and has two offices in Honolulu and one in Hilo.
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High-tech devices track flight of golden plovers to and from Alaska - Honolulu Star-Advertiser

High-tech devices track flight of golden plovers to and from Alaska - Honolulu Star-Advertiser | Hawaii News | Scoop.it
High-tech devices track flight of golden plovers to and from AlaskaHonolulu Star-Advertiser“If they had landed on water, there was no evidence of water contact.” The project was funded primarily by BYU-Hawaii with support from the Hawaii Audubon...
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Hawaiian hotspot variability attributed to small-scale convection - UH System Current News

Hawaiian hotspot variability attributed to small-scale convection - UH System Current News | Hawaii News | Scoop.it
UH System Current NewsHawaiian hotspot variability attributed to small-scale convectionUH System Current News“A range of observations cannot be explained by the classical version of the mantle plume concept,” says Maxim Ballmer, Post Doctoral...
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Hawaiian Telcom TV kicks off around Oahu - Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Hawaiian Telcom TV kicks off around Oahu - Honolulu Star-Advertiser | Hawaii News | Scoop.it
Hawaiian Telcom TV kicks off around OahuHonolulu Star-AdvertiserHawaiian Telcom uses a "fiber-to-the-node" system in which it runs fiber-optic cables to a street cabinet and then uses lower-capacity copper wiring to make the final connection to...
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Last meal before you die

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What would be your last meal before you die? It’s a question I randomly throw out at people, because I love hearing what comes back. Foodies always tell me the best thing they ever ate. Others name childhood dishes cooked by their moms.

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University of Hawaiʻi and 28 universities launch Gig.U initiative - UH System Current News

University of Hawaiʻi and 28 universities launch Gig.U initiativeUH System Current NewsHONOLULU – The University of Hawaiʻi is one of a group of 29 universities and communities across the country that have launched Gig.U: The University Community...
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Ordnance Reef technology demonstration reaches halfway point - United States Army (press release)

Ordnance Reef technology demonstration reaches halfway point - United States Army (press release) | Hawaii News | Scoop.it
Ordnance Reef technology demonstration reaches halfway pointUnited States Army (press release)The remotely operated underwater munitions recovery system, pictured here, has recovered 32 munitions since it was first put into the waters off the...
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Firing Up for the Fringe Festival

Firing Up for the Fringe Festival | Hawaii News | Scoop.it
The world’s largest arts festival kicks off halfway around the globe this weekend. The Edinburgh Festival Fringe sold over 1.8 million tickets in 2009 to see over 18,000 artists from 60 countries.
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Honolulu seawater airconditioning plan clears hurdle - Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Honolulu seawater airconditioning plan clears hurdle - Honolulu Star-Advertiser | Hawaii News | Scoop.it
Honolulu seawater airconditioning plan clears hurdleHonolulu Star-AdvertiserThis technology will save millions of dollars for downtown Honolulu and its tenants,” said Anders Rydaker, the company's chief operating officer.
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Largest class enters UH Mānoa medical school - UH System Current News

Largest class enters UH Mānoa medical school - UH System Current News | Hawaii News | Scoop.it
UH System Current NewsLargest class enters UH Mānoa medical schoolUH System Current News... two from Moloka'i and one from Hawai'i Island) and O'ahu residents whose hometowns include Kailua, Kane'ohe, Aiea, Wai'anae, Wahiawa and Honolulu.
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New plans in the works for Maui high-tech park - Maui News

New plans in the works for Maui high-tech park - Maui News | Hawaii News | Scoop.it
New plans in the works for Maui high-tech parkMaui NewsKIHEI - When the Maui Research & Technology Park was approved in the late 1980s, it was supposed to put developers on a fast track.
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Who’s coming: Eat the Street Garlic

Who’s coming: Eat the Street Garlic | Hawaii News | Scoop.it
Friday’s Eat the Street focuses on the pungent plant we especially love here in Hawaii. That’s right, this month’s food truck rally will be all about garlic, with 33 vendors lined up to serve up delectably garlicky dishes.
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Sushi Star Arrives on the iPhone

Sushi Star Arrives on the iPhone | Hawaii News | Scoop.it
I’m always excited to see new and creative things come out of Hawaii’s tech scene. But “Sushi Star,” a new game for the iPhone, is an app that I’m especially happy to see finally launch.
“Sushi Star” hit the Apple App Store last week.
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Researchers awarded $650000 grant to study Hawaiian land snails - UH System Current News

Researchers awarded $650000 grant to study Hawaiian land snailsUH System Current NewsThe National Science Foundation's Biodiversity Discovery and Analysis program has awarded a $650000 grant to Dr. Kenneth Hayes and collaborators, Drs.
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New Hawaii Laws Starting July 1

New Hawaii Laws Starting July 1 | Hawaii News | Scoop.it
KITV4 at 5&6am: New Hawaii Laws Starting July 1KITV HonoluluHB 1060 RELATING TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.
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University of Hawaii Board of Regents names two members - Bizjournals.com

University of Hawaii Board of Regents names two members - Bizjournals.com | Hawaii News | Scoop.it
UH System Current NewsUniversity of Hawaii Board of Regents names two membersBizjournals.comMatayoshi is an attorney and has served as CEO of the American Red Cross, Hawaii State Chapter, since 2003.
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