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Indigenous Knowledge Leads a Worldwide Voyage

Adrian Kamalii | Posted 08.05.2014 | Hawaii
Adrian Kamalii

Reconnecting ourselves to our mother tongue, our chants and song, a conscientiousness of our socioeconomic and political standings have provided a cumulative movement of the strengthening of our indigeneity.

Coral Loss, Water Supplies, Increased Temperatures Top Hawai'i and Pacific Region Concerns in 3rd U.S. National Climate Assessment

East-West Center | Posted 07.07.2014 | Hawaii
East-West Center

"Climate change is here, climate change is happening, and we have to do something about it," William Aila Jr., Chair of the Hawai'i Department of Land and Natural Resources, repeatedly emphasized during his opening remarks at a recent briefing.

Pack Your Trunks: Here Are 20 Perfect Trips For People Who Love Animals

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 05.06.2014 | Travel

You're probably a lot like us: dreaming of that perfect getaway where you can cuddle with pandas, kiss cows and sleep with sloths. Let's add in some s...

Hawaii Not Required To Fund Medicaid For Micronesians, Court Says

AP | OSKAR GARCIA | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii isn't required to fund Medicaid for migrants from three Pacific Island nations in Micronesia to make up for a reduction in fe...

U.S. Military Drops Christmas Cheer Over Remote Islands

Posted 12.09.2013 | Good News

This week, hundreds of pallets of toys and holiday decorations will gently drift like snowflakes over some of the most remote Micronesian islands. ...

Calling Cougars, Crones and Women of a Certain Age

Darryle Pollack | Posted 11.03.2013 | Fifty
Darryle Pollack

For a large segment of women over 50, none of the wording fits: not just our age but the age we're living in. I think it's time to change the words to fit the changes in us.

Jellyswimming With Jellyfish In Palau

Jenny Block | Posted 04.17.2013 | Travel
Jenny Block

Palau's main draw, of course, is water. Or, more specifically, what's below the water. They boast some of the best diving in the world.

Walter and the King

David Witten | Posted 06.18.2012 | College
David Witten

The gregarious, 90-year-old Maestro Hautzig has met thousands of people in his many world-wide tours, and it seems that he stays in touch with all of them.

Small Pacific Island Turning To Waves For Electricity

Posted 01.12.2012 | Green

From EarthTechling's Pete Danko: Kosrae, one of the four Federated States of Micronesia out in the western Pacific, is aiming to get nearly all of ...

Washington Couple Plead Guilty To Holding Teen Servant

AP | Posted 10.03.2011 | Crime

TACOMA, Wash. — A Washington state couple accused of forcing an 18-year-old to serve as their unpaid personal servant have pleaded guilty to doc...

Seth Green Shares His Secrets of Financial Success as Unbroke Premieres

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andrea Chalupa

Green compares Unbroke to the Schoolhouse Rock shorts: funny and informative. "I'm concerned for all of America's youth who grew up watching My Super Sweet 16 and Cribs."

US Supports Reducing Pollution, But Takes It Slowly

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

UNITED NATIONS — The Obama administration called hydrofluorocarbons widely used in refrigerators and air conditioners "a very significant" threa...

Turkey Should Not Be Given a Seat On United Nations Security Council

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harut Sassounian

Turkey is not qualified to serve on the U.N. Security Council, as it is a major violator of human rights and a threat to the peace and security of neighboring states. Its vote-buying efforts should be exposed.