Hawaii law on prostitution convictions is 1st in nation

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Wed, 03 Jul 2019 08:13:31 +0000

Hawaii law on prostitution convictions is 1st in nation

Hawaii on Tuesday became the first state in the US to remove a requirement that a person be a victim of sex trafficking to have a prostitution conviction erased.

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Duterte gives go signal to sell Marcos jewelry

Credit to Author: clopez| Date: Thu, 30 May 2019 21:30:01 +0000

Duterte gives go signal to sell Marcos jewelry

President Duterte has approved the sale of around P700 million worth of jewelry that formed part of the alleged ill-gotten wealth

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US hiker found after two weeks lost in Hawaii forest

Credit to Author: cbibe| Date: Sun, 26 May 2019 06:06:00 +0000

US hiker found after two weeks lost in Hawaii forest

An American yoga instructor who spent two weeks lost in the wilds of Hawaii, surviving on plants and water, has been found alive after an ordeal she described as “the toughest days of my life.”

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Officials at Hawaii tsunami center say fake alert circulated

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 06:09:38 +0000

Officials at Hawaii tsunami center say fake alert circulated

Officials at a tsunami monitoring center in Hawaii has said a fake threat was circulated about an earthquake in Japan and subsequent tidal wave.

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Corruption claims, mailbox send Hawaii power couple to trial

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2019 11:58:06 +0000

Corruption claims, mailbox send Hawaii power couple to trial

For years, Louis and Katherine Kealoha were Hawaii law enforcement’s power couple. Then the white mailbox in front of their house disappeared.

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Waikiki flood concerns spur push for Hawaii shore protection

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sun, 21 Apr 2019 22:59:36 +0000

Waikiki flood concerns spur push for Hawaii shore protection

HONOLULU – Hawaii’s iconic Waikiki Beach could soon be underwater as rising sea levels caused by climate change overtake its white sand beaches and bustling city streets.

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States Take Lead with Plans for 100% Carbon-Free Energy

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 14:44:24 +0000

Minnesota and Wisconsin recently joined the list of states aiming for a 100% clean-energy future, while some Illinois lawmakers are pushing for not only carbon-free power, but also 100% renewable energy. Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz (D) was the latest to announce a set of policy proposals designed to lead his state’s electricity sector to 100% […]

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POWER Notebook: Alabama Power Says Closing Coal Plant Will Cost $740 Million

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Sun, 03 Mar 2019 21:57:24 +0000

Several developments worldwide impacted the power generation landscape in the past week, including more news about the closure of a coal-fired power plant in Alabama, the restart of a geothermal facility in Hawaii, and construction of a biomass-fueled power plant in Japan. In addition, a company said it plans a $150 million investment in three […]

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