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The state Department of Education wrapped up a three-day conference in Honolulu on Wednesday — focusing on safety in schools. HPR's Casey Harlow has more.
Julian Aguon earned his law degree from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa William S. Richardson School of Law in 2009. He’s in Hawaiʻi for the final stop of his book tour. HPR's Jayna Omaye has more.
For the first time, the competition will take place over two days to accommodate the record number of athletes. Women and some of the men's age groups will compete on Thursday. The rest of the men will race on Saturday.
The University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa will receive up to $40 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for researchers to help local farmers, ranchers and foresters implement sustainable, climate-smart practices.
It’s been a little more than three months since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a New York law requiring people to show a need to carry a firearm in public. The decision's impact has already stretched here to Hawaiʻi. As HPR’s Sabrina Bodon reports, it's drawing attention to some proposed legal changes on Oʻahu and Hawaiʻi Island.
Flood waters are still swamping neighborhoods and roads in coastal Florida and elsewhere on the eastern seaboard. On the other side of the world, they're also disrupting many parts of Thailand. HPRʻs Bill Dorman has more in this Asia Minute.
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