Presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawai‘i, 2nd District), made her way to CNN’s State of the Union with Jake Tapper this weekend, where she shared her thoughts on the ongoing government shutdown, and defended her trip to Syria and record on LGBTQ rights. The stop was the latest media appearance in the presidential hopeful’s run-up to 2020, and offered insight for … [Read more...] about Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard Blames Government Shutdown on Both Sides, Defends Record on CNN
It’s a gorgeous afternoon, and I’m at a beach in Kihei. It’s warm and clear; the sun is blazing over a crystal blue ocean. But I’m not there to jump in the water–instead, I’m searching for a cave that will protect me and possibly my loved ones in the event of a nuclear attack. I’ve been tipped off by a friend as to its existence (because of the nature of this story, I’m going … [Read more...] about On Da Beach: Fighting the fear as Hawaii prepares for nuclear war
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1. On June 12, Hawaii Public Radio announced that it had just hired a “longtime public radio journalist” who decided to “put down roots” in Hawaii. Who is the journalist? A. Bob Edwards B. Susan Stamberg C. Neal Conan D. Charlayne Hunter-Gault E. Ira Glass 2. Governor David Ige is traveling to Japan this week. According to a news release his office sent out on June 15, … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: How well do you know the data on Japanese visitors to Hawaii?
Leave it to CNN to report today that even Hurricanes Iselle and Julio are bearing down on Hawaii, one a mere thousand miles behind the other, "Tropical cyclones in the Pacific do not worry some Hawaiian residents because direct hits historically have been so rare on the islands." Their source for the non-worry? A guy in Hilo and two people on Twitter. "Can't wait for the storm … [Read more...] about Despite CNN Reporting That People In Hawaii Don’t Care About Hurricanes, Maui Electric Still Sending Out Safety Tips