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Hawaii lawmakers seek exemption from maritime shipping law

LIHUE, Hawaii - Hawaii lawmakers again are urging the federal government to exempt the islands...some blame for steep shipping costs in markets outside the mainland.Hawaii state Sen. Samuel Slom and Rep. Sam Kong have introduced resolutions...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-26/hawaii-lawmakers-seek-exemption-maritim
State
Permanent Fund Corporation not immune to DST impact

...says a supporting document for Senate Bill 6, which would repeal daylight saving in Alaska.All states other than Arizona and Hawaii, including the nation's financial hub of New York, observe daylight saving time. SB6, which passed the Senate this month...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-22/permanent-fund-corporation-not-immune-d
State | AK legislature
Pimp of prostitute killed by Marine pleads guilty

...Portland woman murdered by a Marine in Hawaii two years ago pleaded guilty Wednesday...than 30 miles away.Cosby, who was in Hawaii on a temporary assignment from Japan...women from Portland to states such as Hawaii, Alaska, Idaho, Minnesota and Nevada...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-18/pimp-prostitute-killed-marine-pleads-gu
State
Nome prepares to greet Iditarod winner

...she said. "It's been a great opportunity."Dann Russell, from Maui, Hawaii, is working his ninth year as a volunteer. He knows of three others from Hawaii who travel to Nome to help check dogs, work the front desk or act as security...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-03-17/nome-prepares-greet-iditarod-winner
Sports
Lawmakers predict daylight saving bill will pass Senate this week

...state. In 1983, the state decided to consolidate its five time zones into three (the western Aleutian Islands are part of Hawaii's time zone and Hyder and Metlakatla are on Pacific time). Before that, Juneau belonged to the Pacific time zone.Geographically...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-10/lawmakers-predict-daylight-saving-bill-
State | AK legislature
You'll love a ... Yelapa!

...overriding Yelapian theme: kindness.To a person, the locals were friendly. It is a decided contrast to other destinations like Hawaii where the locals tire of tourists. Even here in Juneau, as a fishing guide once told me, by the end of summer you can "run...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-03-11-0
Art
Solar-powered plane tries to fly around the world

...it will stay for a month until the days are longer to catch more of the sun's energy. It will also make stops in Myanmar, Hawaii, Phoenix, Arizona and New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport. The path across the Atlantic will depend on the...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-03-10/solar-powered-plane-tries-fly-around-
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Hawaii's US Sen. Schatz named to Senate appropriations committee

HONOLULU - Hawaii's U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz has been...him in a strong position to look out for Hawaii's needs.The panel writes legislation...Washington D.C.," Schatz said. "And in Hawaii, the one thing that remains constant...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-14/hawaiis-us-sen-schatz-named-senate-appr
State
Daylight saving time bill springs forward

...consider another time zone.Most of Alaska is on one time zone, although Adak - at the far western end of the state - is in the Hawaii-Aleutian time zone, one hour behind the rest of the state.An online survey from MacKinnon's office found overwhelming...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-04/daylight-saving-time-bill-springs-forwa
State | AK legislature
Daylight saving change could mean multiple Alaska time zones

...1983, the state decided to consolidate its five time zones into the existing three (the western Aleutian Islands are part of Hawaii's time zone and Hyder and Metlakatla are on Pacific time). For decades before that, Juneau belonged to the Pacific time...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-03-02/daylight-saving-change-could-mean-multi
State | AK legislature

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