Hawaii

8:24am

Tue March 26, 2013
The Two-Way

North Korea Threatens To Attack U.S., South Korean Bases

Originally published on Fri March 29, 2013 11:26 am

North Korean "landing and anti-landing drills" are shown in a photo released Tuesday.
KCNA AFP/Getty Images

North Korea says it has moved its artillery and ballistic missiles into "combat posture" for possible use against targets in South Korea, Guam, Hawaii and the U.S. mainland.

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6:28am

Tue March 19, 2013
The Two-Way

Book News: Honolulu, Chicago Campaign To Host Obama's Presidential Library

Originally published on Tue March 19, 2013 6:37 am

President Obama arrives on Capitol Hill earlier this month.
J. Scott Applewhite AP

3:39am

Sun March 10, 2013
The Salt

Poi: Hawaii's Recipe For Revitalizing Island Culture

Originally published on Sun March 10, 2013 10:00 am

Historians think poi, a sticky, nutritious food made from pounded taro root, has been eaten in the Hawaiian islands since the time of the ancient Polynesians.
iStockphoto.com

There are only about 1,000 people of pure Hawaiian descent left in the world, but island residents are cooking up an idea to keep native island culture from fading away. The key ingredient? Reviving a starchy food called poi.

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12:14pm

Thu February 28, 2013
The Two-Way

In Maui, Wild Chicken Spurs Power Outage At Airport, Surrounding Area

Originally published on Thu February 28, 2013 2:31 pm

Why are so many feral chickens crossing the road in Maui? To get a rental car, of course.
Stephanie Federico NPR

A roaming chicken's close inspection of a transformer caused a power outage and brief delays at Maui's Kahului Airport this week. The incident occurred Tuesday afternoon, when the bird wandered into a transformer at the airport's rental car area, leaving parts of the facility without power for more than an hour.

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7:03am

Tue February 5, 2013
It's All Politics

Lonely And Frustrated: These May Be The Worst Jobs In Politics

Originally published on Tue February 5, 2013 12:56 pm

Democrats have dominated Rhode Island's Capitol building in Providence for decades. One state Republican says it's an "uphill battle" to sell voters and candidates on the GOP's message.
Myles Dumas iStockphoto.com

Politics is filled with thankless jobs.

It's the nature of the business that plenty of people have to work for highly demanding egomaniacs. Among elected officials, few relish having to spend big chunks of their time asking other people for money, one of the essential chores.

There are certain jobs, however, that appear from the outside to be so hopeless that you wonder why anyone agreed to take them on.

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