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Advocates of the expansion presented cultural and scientific evidence to support expanding the monument to fully protect the cultural, historical, and biological significance of the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. They also delivered petitions signed by more than 43,000 people supporting the movement. #papahanaumokuakea   #pmnm   #nwhi   #northwesternhawaiianislands   #pacific   #fisheries   #marinescience   #hawaiian   #hawaii  

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The National Science Foundation has awarded $20 million to the University of Hawaii to do a five-year, groundbreaking study of water sustainability issues through a collaboration called ‘Ike Wai. “Water really is life,” said UH President David Lassner. #waterpolicy   #indigenousknowledge   #hawaii   #hawaiian  

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History was made on Sunday when 12-year-old Buddy Leong, 10-year-old Koko Leong and 6-year-old Kyndra Leong beat out a field of over fifty adults to win first place at Startup Weekend Honolulu. The achievement may represent the youngest team to win a Startup Weekend worldwide.

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The new accelerator will focus on providing training and mentoring for hardware development companies, assisting both early stage startup and established companies with product development and manufacturing strategies.

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University of Hawaii community college students watched their scientific payload spin into space today when a two-stage Terrier-Improved Malemute sounding rocket was launched around midnight Hawaii time from NASAʻs Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. #ProjectIMUA   #Hawaii   #UniversityofHawaii   #space  

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In addition to being able to easily identify stars and planets with both conventional and Hawaiian names, the new KeckWatch app (by the same team that created Distant Suns) offers a unique glimpse through the gigantic eyes of the Keck I and Keck II telescopes, the two largest and most scientifically productive telescope on Earth. ‪#‎hawaii‬ ‪#‎astronomy‬

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The cozy town of Hilo, Hawaii is in the running for "America's Best Town" in +Outside Magazine. It's only the first bracket, but Hilo is only barely in the lead versus Juneau, Alaska. Vote now, and tell your friends! #hilo   #bigisland   #hawaii  

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“Hawaii lawmakers made history today—not only for the state, but for the planet,” said Jeff Mikulina, Executive Director of the Blue Planet Foundation.

The measure, if enacted by Governor David Ige, would make Hawaii the first state in the nation with such a 100% renewable energy standard. Blue Planet Foundation, whose mission is to clear the path for 100% renewable energy, praised the move. #hawaii   #energy   #renewableenergy  

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Extrasolar planets are being discovered by the hundreds, but are any of these newfound worlds really like Earth? A planetary system recently discovered by the Kepler spacecraft will help resolve this question. #space

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Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard today sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Foreign Agriculture Services (FAS) calling on the agency to provide greater visibility to Hawaii macadamia nuts on its export list to foreign markets.

Hawaii farmers in the macadamia nut industry generated more than $36 million in revenue in 2013. Growth in this industry would expand business and employment opportunities in rural Hawaii communities. #hawai   #macadamia   #nuts  
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