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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQnt95QGtbY There's a good chance something you've bought online has been in the hands of a "picker" first. These are the workers in warehouses who pick, pack and ship all those things we're ordering. At Amazon and other companies, they're working side by side with robots. Experts say while the robots are replacing some human workers, the machines aren't quite ready to take over completely. To keep pace with a growing hunger for fast delivery, more pickers…
06.19 / 22:16
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Average retail gasoline prices in Hawaii have fallen 9.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.23/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 355 gas outlets in Hawaii. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.28/g, according to gasoline price website…
06.19 / 22:16
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About a year ago at this time, Republican state Rep. Beth Fukumoto was shouted down at her own party’s state convention because of her objections to what she said were racist and sexist comments from presidential candidate Donald Trump. On Saturday, Fukumoto cleared a critical vote by Hawaii Democrats to join their party. Assuming Fukumoto, […] The post Hawaii Democrats Poised To Invite Rep. Fukumoto To The Party appeared first on Honolulu Civil B…
06.19 / 22:16
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The current chaos that surrounds our governments both in Washington and here in Hawaii are beginning to wear people’s patience thin.  Perhaps we need to remind ourselves periodically who and what we are. We are the stewards of an idea, a concept, that in the words of the American Declaration of Independence, “We hold these […] The post We Need A Sense Of Nation appeared first on Honolulu Civil Beat…
06.19 / 22:16
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David Ige is happy with what he’s accomplished so far as governor, but he’s anticipating a challenge from one or more opponents in next year’s Democratic gubernatorial primary. Ige fielded questions from Pod Squad host Chad Blair and Facebook followers about solar energy, his relationships with former governors, what bills he may or may not […] The post Pod Squad: A Conversation With Gov. David Ige appeared first on Honolulu Civil…
06.19 / 22:16
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Under the most grim of circumstances, Aikau family members didn’t shutter their windows and hide inside their Pauoa family compound. They didn’t cover their faces and run past reporters. They set up some tables and chairs in the yard, brought out some food, and welcomed visitors, including journalists, as a way to process their collective […] The post Reader Rep: Eddie Would Talk — And Turn Over Public Records appeared first on Honolulu Civil Bea…
06.19 / 22:16
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Otto Warmbier, a U.S. citizen who was freed last week after more than a year in North Korean detention, has died. Doctors said last week that he had "extensive loss of tissue" in all parts of his brain. Warmbier, 22, has been in a coma since he returned to the United States last week. His parents, Fred and Cindy, said in a statement that Warmbier died on Monday afternoon. "Unfortunately, the awful torturous mistreatment our son received at the hands of the North Koreans ensured that no…
06.19 / 22:16
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Welcome to Classical Pacific for Monday, June 19th on HPR 2. I’m your host, John Zak. I hope you enjoyed a wonderful Father’s Day weekend. I am not a dad myself but I had the joy of partaking in a Father’s Day gathering in Maunawili. The grilling was fantastic, including seared ahi with a wasabi sauce. Good job, Ivan and Eri. Another notable event was the return of Holule’a. What an incredible voyage. Congratulations to her crew and all the support team members who made the world voyage hap…
06.19 / 22:16
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WASHINGTON >> Most Americans say federal courts are acting properly in blocking President Donald Trump’s travel ban, according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs…
06.19 / 22:16
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Kauai firefighters rescued a Utah woman who injured her ankle while hiking on a trail at Waipoo Falls in…
06.19 / 22:16
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Haleakalā National Park continues to seek cultural practitioners from local communities for is Hana Noʻeau program, a series of cultural d…
06.19 / 21:34
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The Maui Academy of Performing Arts will host a special say with their counterparts from Lānaʻi Academy of Performing Arts on Maui on Wednesday, June 21, 2…
06.19 / 21:34
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The 105-minute documentary embarks on a scientific and spiritual journey and theorizes that the power of belief is everything. It premieres at the Maui…
06.19 / 21:34
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Police in London are calling for calm after a driver plowed into a crowd of Muslim worshippers outside a north London…
06.19 / 21:27
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Japan's coast guard is investigating why it took nearly an hour for a deadly collision between a U.S. Navy destroyer and a container ship to be…
06.19 / 21:27
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Otto Warmbier's family on Monday reported their son who was just returned from North Korea detention has died.  Warmbier, 22, a finance student at the University of Virginia, was arrested in North Korea after trying to steal a propaganda poster.…
06.19 / 21:27
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Hawaii lawmakers plan to convene a special session in July or August to again try to reach a deal on how to fund the remainder of the 20-mile Honolulu rail project, which is now billions of dollars over budget. Senate President Ron Kouchi and House Speaker Scott Saiki have sent a joint letter to Federal Transit […] The post Legislature Plans To Hold Special Session On Honolulu Rail Funding appeared first on Honolulu Civil …
06.19 / 21:22
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CINCINNATI >> An American college student who was released by North Korea in a coma has died in Ohio. Otto Warmbier was…
06.19 / 21:18
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Rep. Beth Fukumoto was accepted into the Democratic Party on Saturday with the unanimous vote of the Oahu county executive…
06.19 / 21:18
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Lawmakers haven’t yet agreed on the details, but leaders in the state House and Senate announced today that they plan to hold a special session this summer to try to resolve their impasse over how to provide more funding for the city’s 20-mile rail…
06.19 / 21:18
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