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Will HPD Seriously Confront Domestic Violence Within Its Ranks?
Grainy surveillance video that shows a Honolulu police sergeant apparently pummeling his girlfriend in a Waipahu restaurant is raising serious questions about how the department handles officer-involved domestic violence. But 14 years of disciplin...
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Lifestyle :: Computers :: Technology In Plain English

"The Best Things in Life are Free"...Take 2
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Continuing from last month's article, here is another list of "freebies" for u to use, beginning with a couple places u can find free movies and TV shows. More »

Lifestyle :: Art/Leisure :: Hawaii Wedding Tips

Mythbuster... Floral Centerpieces!
You've had your dream wedding in mind with a Cinderella bridal gown and Prince Charming by your side. Now that the time has come and the countdown is on, the planning has officially begun. Of course along the way you may have picked up a few wedding myths, err... ideas that aren't always true. More »

Lifestyle :: Art/Leisure :: Hawaii Auto Repair Advice

Why is my battery going dead?
The other day, one of my customers called to tell me that her car battery kept going dead... but she said she recently tested the battery and found it to be good. How can that be? There are a number of possibilities.... More »

Community :: Features :: Civil Beat

Is There a Conflict of Interest in Hawaii’s Startup World?
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A venture capital firm's first two investments, Ozolio and Flikdate, supported with public funds, are in companies owned by the firm's founders. More »

Business :: Careers :: CareerBuilder Career Center

5 Job-Search Tips for Career Changers
You've hit a turning point in your career. Whether it's because your job has slowly become less satisfying over the years, or you woke up one morning and realized you hated going to work, you've decided it's time for a change. More »

Business :: Real Estate :: Hawaii Real Estate Coach

The Law of Value
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Last month I talked about the Go Giver and the 5 Laws of Stratospheric Success. I would like to talk about The Law of Value in greater detail. The key to the first law is to exceed people's expectations and the customers will pay you more because they believe that they are getting their money's worth... More »

Sports :: Outdoor :: The Golf Club

Destination: Kapalua and Little Creek
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Being inside the ropes access. Being "back stage." Being part of the show. Hyundai Tournament of Champions volunteers are all of that and they are doing good by being part of a huge fundraising campaign for Hawaii charities. The event organizers are looking for volunteers to help put on the tournament that raises money for Maui charities. More »

Community :: Features :: Civil Beat

Clash Over State’s Kawainui Marsh Plan Divides Kailua
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Some Native Hawaiians see the plan as an opportunity to preserve their culture in the gentrified coastal town but many residents fear more tourists and environmental damage. More »

Lifestyle :: Around Town :: World Wide Ed

The 5th Annual Rice Fest Takes Center Stage on Sunday, September 28th at Ward Centers
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Celebrate national rice month at the 5th Annual Rice Fest on Sunday, September 28th from 11am-5pm at Ward Centers! This year, the event organizers are looking to close off part of Auahi Street to make it a bona fide street festival with all of your favorite rice-focused food and craft vendors. More »

Community :: Features :: Civil Beat

Odds Are Good for a Major Earthquake to Rock Big Island
Earthquakes have killed dozens of people, destroyed hundreds of homes and caused millions of dollars in damage in Hawaii. Yet it's hardly a top-of-mind issue for many in the islands, even with regular reminders like the magnitude 6.0 quake in Northern California. More »

Community :: OC16 :: OC16 Shows

What's Up on OC16
OC16 Newsletter for the month of January More »

Business :: Finance :: Creating Your Financial Security

Test Your Knowledge of Financial Basics
Working with a trusted financial professional is one of the best ways to help improve your overall financial situation, but it's not the only thing you can do. Educating yourself about personal finance concepts can help you better understand your advisor's recommendations. Take this brief quiz to see how well you understand a few of the basics. More »

Lifestyle :: Health/Fitness :: HMSA's Island Scene

Pause for Menopause
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For quite some time now, I've felt pretty darn smug. Smug about the fact that although I'm now closer to 50 than 40, I was taking no medications. More »

Entertainment :: Cartoons :: Online Aloha

Online Aloha September 2014
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This month's Online Aloha strip is about time management and things that help you with that. More »

Lifestyle :: Computers :: Technology In Plain English

Are You Safe From A Cyber Attack?
I always enjoy reading the "what happened in history" emails I get about once a month, so I was reminded that September had a profound affect on the way we treat our personal technology. More »

Lifestyle :: Health/Fitness :: HMSA's Island Scene

Walk Therapy
Walking boosts your well-being. Studies show the value of stepping out. It feels good. You notice more when you slow your roll. And avid walkers tout its physical and mental health benefits. More »

Business :: Real Estate :: Hawaii Real Estate Coach

The 5 Laws to Success
The Go-Giver by Bob Burg and John David Mann is a wonderful book about a powerful business idea that will not only increase your business but also help you in your personal life. More »

Lifestyle :: Art/Leisure :: The Freedive Camera

Phenomenon
I have been hearing of isolated sightings that make you scratch your head and go "hmm...". A friend of mine, Keoki Stender, posted a video he took in Kaneohe Bay of thousands upon thousands of juvenile parrotfish swimming across the shallow reef. A school of ten or twenty is something to behold, but thousands? That's nuts... More »

Lifestyle :: Food :: Creative Recipes

Apple Spice White Chocolate Muffins
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The apple filling in these muffins is a sweet contrast to the crunchy, nutty topping and chunks of white chocolate baked together that creates a sensation of flavors. You can be as creative as the ingredients you have in your kitchen or as your imagination will allow. More »

Business :: Real Estate :: Hawaii Home Help

How To Compete in a Bidding War
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Home buyers are up against a challenge in a seller's market. It's common to experience multiple unsuccessful offers and outright rejections particularly in the more affordable price ranges. Whenever home buyers outnumber sellers, you will may experience a multiple offer scenario - sometimes within a day or two... More »

Lifestyle :: Art/Leisure :: Energy Tips

Make Energy-Wise Home Improvements
Are you planning to replace the windows or front door in your home? Perhaps you want to install a sliding glass door or a skylight. If so, look for ENERGY STAR-qualified models. Because of advanced technologies, these models can help keep the sun's heat from entering your home and can reduce your household energy costs by up to 15%. More »

Community :: Features :: Civil Beat

DOE Looks to Strengthen Civics Education in Hawaii Classrooms
The Hawaii Department of Education is looking to adopt a new model for social studies classes that goes beyond tests and textbooks and aims to teach students how to be problem solvers and active citizens in their communities. More »

Lifestyle :: Health/Fitness :: Speed Training

Micro Moves of a Correct Backswing
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For many amateur golfers, the flaws start early on in their backswings and then a great downswing becomes a dream or a journey of compensations. Many movements that we'd like to do on the downswing are impossible due to stretch shorten cycles or actions/reactions that we've triggered off in the backswing. Thus, no matter how hard you try... More »

Lifestyle :: Art/Leisure :: Picture This

Locations, Looks, and Colors
Q: What is the perfect location? A: Hello? Hawaii... You are on a tropical island in the Pacific Ocean, we think all of 'em are great. Honestly though, each of the locations we shoot at have a unique personality and so are our clients. More »

Lifestyle :: Art/Leisure :: The Freedive Camera

Planting Seeds
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Something happened this month that inspired me to switch topics and talk about something that applies to art in general. The road of an artist, whether they are a photographer, a sculptor, or a painter, is a long one with ups and downs. I have been at many a venue where the financial payoff end of art wasn't happening. More »

Lifestyle :: Art/Leisure :: Hawaii Auto Repair Advice

How well do you know about brake rotors?
The brake rotor is disc-shaped, usually metal but sometimes ceramic, and is connected to the wheel of the vehicle. It rotates with the wheel. When braking, the brake pads push against the brake rotor, and this slows and stops the wheel rotation. More »

Lifestyle :: Food :: Creative Recipes

Emergency Foods Recipes
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After last month scare with the 2 hurricanes (Iselle and Julio) headed for Hawaii I started thinking about how to prepare the foods in my emergency stash. How would one make tasty and nutritional meals out of a bunch of canned goods in the absence of electricity? More »

Lifestyle :: Art/Leisure :: Picture This

Pinterest 101
Do you "Pin?" If you are like over 70 million of us then the answer is YES. If you already follow our boards and "repin" our pins, thank you! We try to add new pins every week. Please "follow" us and repin your favorite ones from our boards! If you have no idea what we are talking about... More »

Business :: Careers :: CareerBuilder Career Center

6 Job-Search Tips to Help You Regain Your Momentum
When your job search drags on for weeks and you feel no closer to landing a job than when you first started, it's easy to get discouraged. But even if you aren't getting the callbacks you were hoping for, now is not the time to call it quits. More »

Lifestyle :: Art/Leisure :: Safety & the Art of Tattoo

Autoclave....Wazzat?
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In the body art business you will hear us talk about sterilizing. What is that and how is it done? Sterile is defined as being free of bacteria, viruses, mold and other living organisms and not capable of producing spores (seeds) and such. More »

Business :: Real Estate :: Understanding the Hawaii Real Estate Ma...

I Like Ko'olani Two Bedroom Luxury Condos
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Since I have begun reporting upon the Kakaako Luxury Market I have come to learn more and more about this exciting market. The Kakaako development is such an intricate part of our future welfare since it will become the new Tax Base for the State of Hawaii. More »

Lifestyle :: Art/Leisure :: Safety & the Art of Tattoo

Safe Body Art for Students
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First off... welcome back to school! New pals, new things... one of those might be the decision to get tattooed or pierced. Make wise choices... it's NOT just a tattoo or just a piercing. You have but one body, respect it! In choosing a studio and an artist you should do a little homework (ack!) first! More »

Lifestyle :: Art/Leisure :: Energy Tips

Choose A Room Air Conditioner Wisely
If the hottest months of the summer are making you uncomfortable and you're thinking about a new air conditioner, look for an energy-efficient model and size it correctly. Always look for an air conditioner that bears the Energy Star label. More »
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