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Hawaiian Language Newspaper Initiative Celebrates a Year's Work

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Almost a year has passed since a local initiative began transcribing over 60,000 pages of Hawaiian-language newspapers. The project, 'Ike Ku'oko'a, or Liberating Knowledge, takes the digital pictures from historic newspapers and turns them into searchable text.  Thanks to a huge community response, 'Ike Ku'oko'a met their goal on time.

UH Law Students Gear Up for 34th Annual Ete Bowl

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This weekend law students are taking a break from hitting the books and are hitting the field instead…the football field.  The annual all-female Ete vs. Bruzers flag football game dates back to 1978 and has become a tradition at UH Manoa’s William S.

Big Island Fish Farming Project Makes Time's List

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A growing demand for seafood is pushing some fisheries to think outside the box—and outside traditional fishing nets. Here in Hawaii, Kampachi Farms made national headlines for a recent invention that could change the business of fish farming.

Students Learn Importance of Local Farms

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Leeward Community College is hosting a very special dinner tonight, “Earth to Plate.”  All dishes are created by student chefs and highlight local ingredients from local farms.  The benefit dinner is part of the Culinary Arts Program.  This year each student was paired with an Oahu farm and created a dish based on their experience.  Students learned the importance of foo

Mars Research Continues on Hawaii Soil

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Here’s a relationship you may not know about: a connection between Hawaii and the planet Mars.

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