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Scientists Discover Oldest Black Hole Using Telescopes on Mauna Kea

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Scientists have discovered one of the oldest objects in the universe.

It’s what they call a black hole. They found it using two telescopes on Mauna Kea.

The light detected in Hawaii left the black hole 13 billion years ago, says Gemini Observatory scientist Paul Hirst.

Local Doctors Encourage Patients to Get Tested for Hepatitis B

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Hawaii has an alarmingly high rate of hepatitis B infection.

The virus affects Asians and Pacific Islanders at a much higher rate than any other group. According to the American Liver Foundation, an estimated one in ten Asian-Americans has hepatitis B.

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