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2009-11-10 07:00:00

HONOLULU, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Visitors planning a Hawaii vacation can learn about regional foods at www.ShareYourTable.com. The Hawaii-based website highlights Hawaii's homegrown foods and those farmers, fishermen, chefs and grocers that fill the homes and restaurants throughout the islands with locavore (a person who seeks out locally produced food) fare. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091110/LA08461) Much of the islands' food comes from outside of Hawaii, shipped...

2009-09-17 10:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Cityfeet, the leading online commercial real estate network, announced today that it has partnered with Gannett Co., Inc. to bring its database of 350,000+ commercial property for sale and for lease listings to the online editions of the company's 83 daily newspapers. Beginning today, Cityfeet will power the commercial real estate search functionality on the web sites of The Arizona Republic, the Detroit Free Press, The Indianapolis Star and The...

2009-09-04 14:14:17

Honolulu City Council members say a council committee has deferred a measure that would have made it illegal for smelly people to use public transportation. The Honolulu Advertiser reported Friday the proposed transit passenger code of conduct was tabled by council members with the intent to kill Bill 59-09, which would also have banned offensive-smelling people from city transit facilities. The bill said individuals would not be allowed to bring onto transit property odors that unreasonably...

2009-07-25 07:01:46

The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile should stay away from Hawaii because it violates a law against vehicles used only for advertising, a beautification group says. The Wienermobile, a bus in the shape of a hot dog on a bun, visited Hawaii from June 28 to July 19. An Oscar Mayer spokeswoman told the Honolulu Advertiser the bus and its crew had a franktastic time there. But the Outer Circle, founded in 1912 and famous for winning a ban on billboards from the Territorial Legislature in 1927, is not...

2009-04-16 16:06:39

A federal judge in Hawaii sentenced a man who pleaded guilty to urinating on a fellow airline passenger to 21 days imprisonment. Jerome Kenneth Kingzio, 28, of Saipan, Northern Marina Islands, pleaded guilty to assault after urinating on a 66-year-old woman during a March 21 flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu, the Honolulu Advertiser reported Thursday. U.S. Attorney Ed Kubo said the victim had been watching the in-flight movie when Kingzio stood next to her and began urinating.

2008-08-19 09:00:30

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Music legend Brian Wilson and Capitol Records / EMI are partnering with Gannett for an exclusive premiere of Wilson's new album, That Lucky Old Sun. From August 22 to September 1, more than 50 Gannett newspaper and TV station websites, including USATODAY.com, will exclusively offer full streaming audio of Wilson's new album before its September 2 release. The innovative promotion is the first of its kind for Gannett, which has never before...

2005-06-15 07:12:49

HONOLULU (AP) -- Marine scientists believe they have determined what is stinging or biting canoe paddlers at Keehi Lagoon. Waikiki Aquarium curator Jerry Crow said he consulted with other marine scientists and is confident that a microscopic jellyfish called hydromedusa is causing the stings in the lagoon near Honolulu International Airport. "They are widespread throughout this area. They are clearly very abundant," Crow said. "I feel pretty confident that that's what's stinging people."...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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