Tag: HAWAII

  • Why New Graduate’s should not stay in unfulfilling jobs

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    Securing the first job out of college can be stressful, but it’s an entirely other daunting task to determine the right time to leave that position. In fact, it’s often the second job that can set the trajectory of a career and cement someone’s place in an industry. Industry insiders and career experts also stressed […]

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  • Working while in college can get you a bigger paycheck after graduation

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    By Christopher Thompson There’s good news for the many people who are in college and working too: they’re likely to pick up a larger paycheck after graduation than their peers who didn’t work. That’s the finding from a new study published by the Education and Employment Research Center at the Rutgers School of Management and […]

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  • Has climate change had an impact on tornados?

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    By Christopher Thompson This story was originally published by HuffPost and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  As the seemingly endless barrage of violent tornadoes continued to pummel a large swath of the United States this week, lawmakers and concerned citizens declared on social media that the storms offered a front row seat to […]

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  • Plastic Ban protecting the marine population

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    By Christopher Thompson Government’s recent ban on single-use petro-based plastics has been highlighted as an “urgent” measure the Caribbean should implement to tackle marine pollution,  a World Bank report said Thursday. Marine pollution threatens not only the region’s resistance to climate change, but also its economic prosperity and sustainable development, the report argues. According to […]

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  • Miami Beach is Taking Rising Sea Levels Very Seriously

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    The debate over climate change is front and center in South Florida, and one city in particular. Miami Beach knows it could one day be under water and now officials are doing even more to get people’s attention. Students at Miami Beach High School held a walkout and rally on Tuesaday for local action on […]

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  • More and More American’s Say They are Worried About Money

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    Americans are feeling mostly good about their finances, according to data recently published by analytics firm Gallup. At the start of 2019, in fact, their optimism “reached levels not seen in more than 16 years,” Gallup found. Nearly 70% expected to be financially better off in a year. About 56% describe their current financial situation […]

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  • NRHA Retailer’s Choice Award honor Ride-Share Technology, Haultail® Delivery and The Last Mile mobile app, most outstanding and innovative products of the 2019 National Hardware Show®

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    PHOENIX, ARIZONA, May 20, 2019  Haultail® (www.Haultail.com) was honored as one of the winners of the 2019 NRHA Retailer’s Choice Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Selected by Hardware Retailing’s Retailers’ Choice Panel from over 2,000 products and vendors, the Haultail® mobile Delivery Network – Last Mile, found on both the Apple and Google PLAY stores, […]

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  • $340 Million Rental Car Facility in Hawaii Airport

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    By Ryan Johnson A Hawaii airport has opened a $340-million facility for car rental companies, officials said. The Kahului Airport Consolidated Rent-A-Car facility is the largest single public works project on Maui, The Maui News reported Wednesday. The facility that opened Wednesday houses all major rental car companies in one spot and connects passengers with […]

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  • Hawaii lawmakers call for EPA to study effects of harmful chemicals in sunscreen

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    By Christopher Thompson U.S. Senators Mazie Hirono and Jeff Merkley introduced legislation on Wednesday that would require the EPA to study the effects of ozybenzone and octinoxate on the environment and human health Hawaii lawmakers want the environmental protection agency to study how chemicals in sunscreen impact coral reefs. U.S. Senators Mazie Hirono and Jeff […]

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  • Turns Out You Can Fall 70 Feet Into Kīlauea Volcano and Survive

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    By Ryan Johnson Not that you should follow this man’s lead. One year ago, the Hawaiian volcano Kīlauea began erupting and continued for several months, eventually destroying hundreds of homes, displacing thousands of citizens, closing national parks, creating new islands, and changing Hawaii’s coastline. When all was said and done, Kīlauea’s eruption was the worst […]

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