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Hui undertakes campaign to restore wall of fishpond

With a blessing, chants and the symbolic passing of rocks among supporters, a group of Windward Oahu residents last week launched fundraising and volunteer efforts to complete the restoration of an 800-year-old Hawaiian fishpond.
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Rumors suggest BMW has killed the mid-size i5 EV

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A new, flexible platform will take the place of the i5.

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Rumors suggest BMW has killed the mid-size i5 EV originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 25 May 2017 17:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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BMW Z4 testing at Nurburgring, retains manual transmission

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The new Z4 will share a platform with the Toyota Supra.

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BMW Z4 testing at Nurburgring, retains manual transmission originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 23 May 2017 09:45:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Kim Kardashian's first car

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We recently stumbled across a series of old video interviews we did with celebrities about their first car. This one is with Kim Kardashian, from 2009.Guess what her first car was. (Hint: It was not a Corolla or Kia.) And guess what she did with it.Enjoy.

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Kim Kardashian's first car originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 17 May 2017 14:44:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Germany is finally getting serious about self-driving cars

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A human driver must be sitting behind the wheel at all times ready to take back control.

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Germany is finally getting serious about self-driving cars originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 13 May 2017 12:26:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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The BMW 2 Series gets the lightest of updates for 2018

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This follows 2017's upgraded engines.

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The BMW 2 Series gets the lightest of updates for 2018 originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 11 May 2017 16:15:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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The BMW 6 Series coupe is dead

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A bad year for true coupes.

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The BMW 6 Series coupe is dead originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 09 May 2017 13:05:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Plugging into a better future | 2018 BMW 530e iPerformance First Drive

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A smaller engine is a bigger play this time around.

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Plugging into a better future | 2018 BMW 530e iPerformance First Drive originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 03 May 2017 12:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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BMW, Norway take on the race for cleaner hydrogen

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Solar, hydro, and wind make for cleaner fuel than coal-based hydrogen.

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BMW, Norway take on the race for cleaner hydrogen originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:08:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Top 11 cars that are resold in the first year

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Certain cars are much more likely to be ditched within the year of initial purchase than others. Here they are, and this is how much you could save on a nearly new model.

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Top 11 cars that are resold in the first year originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 24 Apr 2017 18:05:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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These vehicles prove how important the Chinese market is to premium automakers

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The world's largest automakers are creating cars tailored specifically for the Chinese automobile market. Here are the latest from the Shanghai Auto Show.

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These vehicles prove how important the Chinese market is to premium automakers originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:15:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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BMW expands M4 line with 460-hp CS model

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Consider this a mix of the Competition package and the hardcore M4 GTS.

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BMW expands M4 line with 460-hp CS model originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 18 Apr 2017 23:20:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Automotive Archaeology: France's car-burning tradition

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Happy New Year, 3 Series.

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Automotive Archaeology: France's car-burning tradition originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 07 Apr 2017 13:01:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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BMW M8 spied gettin' jiggy at the Nurburgring

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The car is likely based on the fullsize 7-Series sedan.

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BMW M8 spied gettin' jiggy at the Nurburgring originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:10:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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This is why you should consider a certified pre-owned car

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Sure, you could go out and buy a brand-new car. Or, you could save yourself from the initial depreciation hit by choosing a certified pre-owned vehicle.

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This is why you should consider a certified pre-owned car originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 24 May 2017 15:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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These are the cars most likely to be damaged in an accident

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Car accidents may be an inevitable part of our daily lives, but some cars and trucks are more likely to be involved in crashes than others.

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These are the cars most likely to be damaged in an accident originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 18 May 2017 14:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Spy shots show a nearly finished BMW M5

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Look for a reveal this fall.

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Spy shots show a nearly finished BMW M5 originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 16 May 2017 10:15:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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BMW i8 Spyder on track for 2019

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BMW's hybrid supercar convertible is almost ready.

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BMW i8 Spyder on track for 2019 originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 12 May 2017 09:35:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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BMW's i pairs up with TED, but we're not sure why

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Rethinking personal mobility, and all the other jargon.

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BMW's i pairs up with TED, but we're not sure why originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 10 May 2017 10:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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A green guy's take on a normal car: The 2017 BMW M240i

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Feel guilty about the gas you burned on your spirited Sunday drive? Atone with Eco Pro mode.

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A green guy's take on a normal car: The 2017 BMW M240i originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 04 May 2017 12:55:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Here's your first look at the new 2018 BMW X4

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The swoopy crossover gets revamped.

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Here's your first look at the new 2018 BMW X4 originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 02 May 2017 14:00:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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2018 BMW M550i First Drive | Powerful, otherwise mediocre

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We test this executive sedan in Bavaria.

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2018 BMW M550i First Drive | Powerful, otherwise mediocre originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:01:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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The irony of the EV chargers at the Thomas Edison Museum

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Edison was more of a DC guy.

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The irony of the EV chargers at the Thomas Edison Museum originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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The World of Watson enters your car

Filed under: BMW,GM,Transportation Alternatives,Emerging Technologies,Infotainment,Technology

Navigating the tricky road of AI for automotive consumers.

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The World of Watson enters your car originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:30:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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UPDATE: BMWs with driver-assist tech banned from BMWCCA track days

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The Genesee Valley Chapter of BMW Car Club of America regards driver assist systems as too unpredictable.

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UPDATE: BMWs with driver-assist tech banned from BMWCCA track days originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 11 Apr 2017 11:34:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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A marijuana distributor is sponsoring a Formula Drift car

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The perfect sponsor for a motorsport focused on smoke.

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A marijuana distributor is sponsoring a Formula Drift car originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 31 Mar 2017 15:26:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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