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Hawaiian language finds new prominence in Hawaii's courts decades after near disappearance ... Because we are a resilient people, we are still here, with our language, our voice, our politics, and our aloha for our place and the world, we will be heard and not forced to use any language but the one of our ...
WASHINGTON -- He felt stung by the politics that helped define his life -- and resolved to keep a distance. But in death, the Rev. Billy Graham is getting a rare tribute from the nation's top political leaders under Capitol Rotunda. President Donald Trump, House Speaker Paul Ryan and Senate Majority ...

(CNN) -- Cindy and Meghan McCain spoke out Wednesday against President Donald Trump's remarks at the Conservative Political Action Conference last week, calling his remarks about Sen. John McCain "incredibly hurtful." Speaking at CPAC, Trump referenced the Arizona Republican's July vote ...
Reporting legends Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward on Wednesday compared the drama surrounding President Donald Trump's White House with the scandals that plagued the Nixon administration. By Sophie Tatum CNN. WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Reporting legends Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward ...
(CNN) -- A political appointee at the Department of Interior resigned Wednesday after CNN's KFile flagged inflammatory comments she made on Facebook and Twitter. Christine Bauserman, a former Republican activist in Arizona who also worked for President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, served as a ...
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Several Supreme Court justices seemed troubled on Wednesday with the breadth of a Minnesota law that prohibits individuals from wearing political apparel at a polling place, but struggled at times as they discussed a more workable solution. During an hour of arguments, they ...

Hawaii's powerful public-sector unions are bracing for a U.S. Supreme Court decision that could weaken their collective bargaining efforts for tens of thousands of local workers and, ultimately, their sway on the islands' political landscape. On Monday, the nation's highest court heard arguments in Janus v.
It's a big step for Hee, who entered politics as a Hawaiian rights activist and later became one of the first Office of Hawaiian Affairs trustees. Those rough and tumble years ... So I don't think he's just a spoiler," said University of Hawaii political science Professor Colin Moore. For Hee, attracting young voters ...
Organizers said about 10,000 people attended the 3rd Annual Hawaii Cannabis Expo at the Blaisdell Center over the weekend. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. Thousands head to the Blaisdell for 3rd annual Hawaii Cannabis Expo · Thousands head to the Blaisdell for 3rd annual Hawaii Cannabis Expo.
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Adam Schiff's profile is on the rise in Democratic politics -- but nobody seems to know what the California congressman will do next. Until recently, Schiff was a well-regarded, but low-profile lawmaker in a Los Angeles market where he had to compete with two dozen other members ...
"Membership in the MKMA excludes the vast majority of kanaka maoli, cultural practitioners and groups, and does not require any of the nine voting members to have any expertise in kanaka maoli traditional practices," said Healani Sonoda-Pale, chair of Ka Lahui Hawaii's political action committee.
Local 5, which represents approximately 11,000 workers throughout Hawaii who work in the hospitality, health care and food service industries and is an affiliate of UNITE HERE; UH-Manoa Native Hawaiian Student Services, which primarily serves Native Hawaiian students at the UH-Manoa through a ...
President Donald Trump on Saturday tweeted a brief explanation for why he rejected the request to declassify a Democratic memo from the House Intelligence Committee. Trump called the memo "very political and long" and said he "told them to re-do and send back in proper form." "The Democrats sent a ...
Organizers said about 10,000 people attended the 3rd Annual Hawaii cannabis Expo at the Blaisdell Center over the weekend. MOREAdditional LinksPoll. The 3-day event hosted about 120 vendors, which is up from nearly 60 vendors when the expo first started in 2015. "Every year we've been growing ...
His experience as a lawyer in Russia's courts steered him toward politics, Navalny said, because he realized the only way to guarantee an independent judiciary is by overhauling the country's entire political system. "I'm definitely not alone, and I'm not some kind of dissident," he said. "If you take any of my ...
"The Hawaii employee who sent out a false alarm earlier this month warning of an incoming missile attack had a troubled work history and said he misunderstood a drill and believed a ballistic missile was actually heading for the state, according to state and federal investigators," The Washington Post ...
Bill Dorman, the news director of Hawaii Public Radio, says the state's political system bears a certain resemblance to Japan's. The long dominance of the Japanese Liberal Democratic party means that nearly all substantive battles are factional fights within the majority party. That's what happens here, too.

Bill Dorman, the news director of Hawaii Public Radio, says the state's political system bears a certain resemblance to Japan's. The long dominance of the Japanese Liberal Democratic party means that nearly all substantive battles are factional fights within the majority party. That's what happens here, too.
Bill Dorman, the news director of Hawaii Public Radio, says the state's political system bears a certain resemblance to Japan's. The long dominance of the Japanese Liberal Democratic party means that nearly all substantive battles are factional fights within the majority party. That's what happens here, too.
The shadow of Pearl harbor still looms large over those islands, as does the likelihood that should North Korea decide to launch a nuclear missile, Hawaii would be a target. That threat was brought into stark relief when, early on a Saturday morning in January, residents received a cellphone alert from the ...
The wokest auntie in Hawaii politics sports a short bob, wispy bangs and a sweater with avant-garde black-and-turquoise slashes on it as she paces the hallways beneath Capitol Hill. She picks the lint off her chief of staff's suit as she walks, and thrusts her phone over to show him a photo from the Martin ...
FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2018 file photo, attorney Richard Ing poses for photographs in Honolulu as he joked it was probably someone's last day on the job when Hawaii emergency management officials mistakenly sent an alert that a ballistic missile was inbound to Hawaii. Gov. David Ige has appointed state ...
Hawaiian officials demand answers after false alarm of missile attack ... The state of Hawaii was jolted Saturday morning by a warning of an imminent incoming missile attack, which was sent to cell phones, and local television and radio stations, as it took almost 40 minutes for officials to confirm that it was a ...
It wasn't immediately clear when Trump met with Lighthizer or when he was briefed on the Hawaii false alarm. the White House didn't reveal whether Trump played golf, but the president was wearing a red USA baseball cap and polo shirt when he returned from his golf club. This 11th Palm Beach visit of ...
A push alert that warned of ballistic missile heading straight for Hawaii and sent residents into a full-blown panic Saturday was a mistake, state emergency officials said. The emergency alert, which was sent to cellphones shortly after 8 a.m, said in all caps, "Ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii.
Washington (CNN) An emergency alert notification sent out on Saturday claiming a "ballistic missile threat inbound to Hawaii" was a false alarm, according to state leaders and emergency officials. "BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO Hawaii. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL," ...
2018 is an election year, and not just in Hawai'i. There are mid-term congressional elections as well as races for governor in 36 states and three territories. There will also be an election in Malaysia--where just this week a familiar candidate joined a key race. HPR's Bill Dorman has more in today's Asia ...
(CNN) -- Minutes after House Republicans led the way in voting to reauthorize a controversial government spying program, Kentucky Republican Rand Paul pledged to oppose the bill in the Senate. Fifteen minutes later, Democrat Ron Wyden, one of Paul's most liberal colleagues, promised to do the same.
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- A review has found no improper political interference in a Treasury Department analysis of the Trump Administration tax plan. The Treasury Department's inspector general opened the review in November, after The New York Times pointed out that the department had not ...
"If this is not a sign of politics as usual, I don't know what is," Sanford said. Sanford cited Florida's enormous political consequence in presidential elections as a potential reason for its exemption and also President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida. "It smacks of what we never want ...
Los Angeles, December 31, 2017 -- For just one night, most of the seven billion people in this world put aside religion, politics, and even sports. The closest thing to ... While Lil Jon's celebrity is established, the senior United States Senator from Hawaii is still fairly early in his political career. With the ...
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Here are the stories our DC insiders are talking about in this week's "Inside politics" forecast, where you get a glimpse of tomorrow's headlines today. ... Beyond a possible blue wave, election experts have said 2018 may bring a record number of women elected to political office.
(CNN) -- The jury is out on whether hip-hop artists are making more political tracks in the era of Donald Trump or whether conscious rap --- which has always been a defining component of the genre --- is now in the forefront because .... In the video below, Rapsody reflects on the politics of "Laila's Wisdom.
(CNN) -- It has been a year. natural disasters, mass shootings and sexual harassment have -- deservedly -- dominated the news cycle. But as we close out 2017, it might be good for the soul to take a look back at some of the moments that showcased humor, compassion and the resilience of the human ...
Indian superstar Rajinikanth joins politics in Tamil Nadu ... Rajinikanth's political prospects appear bright following a huge political vacuum created by the death of Jayaram Jayalalithaa, an iconic political figure, and the near-retirement of 93-year-old Muthuvel Karunanidhi, the leader of the opposition Dravida Munnetra ...
An unprecedented year in political news led to an array of creative editorial design concepts at CNN, many with President Donald Trump as the dominant theme. From finding new ways to illustrate the President's policies to capturing his personal mannerisms, here are some of the highlights of 2017 from ...
The family members say the one-time candidate used their names and images, obtained from social media without their permission, for a campaign ad that shows various races for Hawaii House and Senate seats. Some family members say they've also contacted Kona police officials after allegedly ...
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- politics permeated our culture in 2017. It wasn't just on our news channels, it was in our professional sports, our awards shows and late-night talk shows, and in our pop music. Not all the political pop of 2017 was radio friendly, nor was it obvious or intentionally political. There are ...
The politics of immigration suddenly got even more difficult on Monday, when the Trump Administration decreed that 200,000 El Salvadorans, allowed to work in the US since fleeing earthquakes in their country in 2001 must now leave. The move was one of the most sweeping changes yet by Trump on ...
Barack Obama just celebrated his first Christmas since leaving office -- but a women's resistance group gave him a reception fit for a president during his annual holiday visit to Hawaii. When Windward ReSisters, a women's movement based in Obama's native Hawaii, heard he was returning to the islands ...
But in an era when, to flip an old phrase, all politics is national, ... how much desire there is to blow up the political system and start all over.
But there's a difference between the kind of behavior that impacts your day job and that which is simply political speech. A white supremacist ...
The President had thrown his political capital heavily behind Sen. Luther Strange in an Alabama Republican Senate primary in September ...
President Donald Trump and South Korean president Moon Jae-in speak during a news conference at the presidential Blue House in Seoul, ...
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, right, wears a lei as they greets guests at Joint Base Pearl harbor Hickam, Hawaii, ...
Halperin had served as an NBC News senior political analyst and MSNBC ... Halperin had built an empire reporting on national politics.
Six U.S. states want to intervene in Hawaii's lawsuit challenging President Donald ... They agree with Hawaii that the ban is unconstitutional.
He'll also take cover with his ultra-loyal political base, rely on ... him defy all the normal rules of electoral politics and the presidency -- will face ...
Spain has endured a month-long political firestorm since Catalonia held an independence referendum on October 1. The dispute came to a ...
facebook will also require political advertisers to verify their identities ... ads to Russian agents who sought to sow discord in American politics.


 

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