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When power protects: In Hollywood and politics, a history of hiding abuse

Hollywood and politics have always been as famous for sex scandals as they are for winning hearts and inspiring dreams.<p>More than in most businesses, in Hollywood and in politics, personal attraction matters. Charisma and sex appeal play a role in people’s decisions to buy movie tickets and cast …

Roger Ailes

10 Reasons to Honeymoon in Hawaii

Shares 379<p>Chances are if you’re remotely into beaches, sunsets, and natural beauty, Hawaii is already on your list of places to consider for your …


JFK and the Cuban Missile Crisis

The Cuban Missile Crisis was the signature moment of John F. Kennedy's presidency. The most dramatic moments of that crisis—the famed “thirteen …

U.S. Presidency

Former Honolulu Police Chief And Prosecutor Wife Arrested


A 33rd Degree Free Mason’s Important Message For Humanity

“From the beginning of time, free masonry has been punished for its love of truth, and out if its punishment came the United States. We were founded …


We Spent 24 Hours With A California Firefighting Crew (HBO)

Fire Fighting

AmEx Retirement Shines Light on Lack of Diversity in CEO Ranks

Even as boards commit to improving ethnic representation, number of black CEOs has remained mostly stagnant<p>And then there were three. Kenneth Chenault’s retirement from the chief executive post at American Express Co. will reduce the number of African-American CEOs of Fortune 500 companies by a …


Hawaii Cannabis University

Cannabis University<p>Do you want to embark on a career in the cannabis industry? You can do so by signing up as a new student at the Hawaii Cannabis …


Sessions Won't Make 'Blanket Commitment' On Not Jailing Journalists

Attorney General Jeff Sessions would not give a straight answer to Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s (D-MN) request to confirm that he will not put reporters in …

Jeff Sessions

Bootleg Libyan oil, shady havens: Slain reporter's beats

ROME (AP) — Malta, a tiny archipelago nation in the southern Mediterranean, is so attractive to those looking to shelter funds or operate under the radar of authorities that it's got a nickname to prove it: "treasure island."<p>Malta's reputation as a tax haven, its cozy links with nearby lawless …

North Africa

The Empty Patriotism Of Trump's National Anthem Fury

By /<p>About the Author<p>Support Nonprofit Journalism in Hawaii<p>Top Stories<p>Cory Lum/Civil Beat<p>Former Honolulu Police Chief And Prosecutor Wife Arrested<p>Jan …


Fallen Soldier’s Father Says President Trump Promised Him $25,000, But Never Sent the Check

The father of a fallen soldier said President Donald Trump offered to send him $25,000 during a condolence call, but that he hasn't received a …

Donald Trump

Hawaii: Exploring the Big Island

<b>Introduction</b><p>Last year I was lucky enough to go on an eight-day trek around Hawaii, the Big Island. Now I say lucky because I genuinely was – only my …

Asia Travel

North Korea Reportedly Preparing for Missile Launch Amid US-South Korea Wargames

US and South Korean intelligence have seen indications that North Korea may be preparing for new missile launches, South Korea’s daily The Dong-A …

Watch: Jacksonville Jaguars Make Public Apology to Military for Kneeling for Anthem

The Jacksonville Jaguars have apologized for protesting the national anthem during their game overseas last month — adding the protest wasn’t …

Jacksonville Jaguars

How Fox News Turned an Innocuous Comment by Jimmy Kimmel Into an Entire Day of Coverage

Jimmy Kimmel.Randy Holmes/Getty Images For all that President Trump likes to blast the mainstream media for propagating “fake news,” his favorite …

Jimmy Kimmel

How OxyContin’s maker tried to influence Trump’s opioid commission – VICE News

A top executive at Purdue Pharma, manufacturer of the painkiller OxyContin, met with a member of the commission created by President Donald Trump to advise his administration on the opioid epidemic, according to documents obtained by VICE News. During the June meeting, the executive offered …

Freedom of Information

Why Spam Is Locked Up At Hawaii Stores

Spam, the popular canned meat in Hawaii, is stolen so frequently that many Oahu stores now store it in locked display cases.


Exclusive: Army bans green card holders from enlisting, a move that may break federal law

Army recruiters have been told to stop enlisting green card holders into the Army effective immediately, according to an email sent to military …


Trump v the NFL: the latest battle in a long war over sports, race and politics

Before the nation was introduced to Colin Kaepernick, a line of athletes embodied the struggle to overcome racial discrimination in American sports<p>“I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color.”<p>Those were the words of Colin …

Black Lives Matter

Federal Judge In Hawaii Blocks Trump's Third Attempt At Travel Ban

<b>Updated at 4:15 p.m. ET</b><p>A federal judge in Hawaii has partially blocked President Trump's third attempt to restrict entry into the U.S. for citizens of certain countries. The Department of Justice says it plans to appeal.<p>The newest version of the travel ban was due to go into effect on Wednesday. …

Travel Ban

Franklin D. Roosevelt tells all, before he dies. Incredible!

Man Records Harrowing Moment Portugal Wildfire Nearly Overtakes His Car

Powerful wildfires are currently burning across Portugal and Spain, and this driver found himself nearly trapped by a fire.

40 Years Ago: A Look Back at 1977

Four decades ago Jimmy Carter was sworn in as the 39th president of the United States, the original <i>Star Wars</i> movie was released in theaters, the Trans-Alaska pipeline pumped its first barrels of oil, New York City suffered a massive blackout, Radio Shack introduced its new TRS-80 Micro Computer, …

Ku Klux Klan

President Trump to visit Hawaii in November

Laurie Martinez has slept in a tent every night since a fire ripped through her neighborhood in Santa Rosa, California.<p>Laurie Martinez has slept in a …


US Escalates Troop Buildup on Russian Border: It's Time to Be Concerned

<b>(</b><b>ANTIMEDIA</b><b>)</b> <i>—</i> The United States is continuing to encircle Russia with American troops deployed on its border in areas likely to cause further tensions …


We Need To Pay Attention To The New Hawaii Climate Commission

Community Voices aims to encourage broad discussion on many topics of community interest. It’s kind of a cross between Letters to the Editor and …


How Hillary Clinton Still Can, and Should, Become President After the Trump-Russia Investigation

Harvard professor Lawrence Lessig says that if Trump cheated, Clinton deserves payback.


How to Solve Hawaii’s Solar Problem: Smart Imports

As problems go, having too much solar power is not a bad one to have. It's also an issue that has actionable policy solutions. In Hawaii, solar …