Historians think poi, a sticky, nutritious food made from pounded taro root, has been eaten in the Hawaiian islands since the time of the ancient Polynesians.
March 10, 2013 With only about 1,000 full-blooded Hawaiians left in the world, preserving native island culture is a huge challenge. One way to do this: teach students and other island residents the ancient art of making poi, a dish that's been feeding native Hawaiians for centuries.
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Sen. Daniel Inouye "embodied the spirit of aloha," President Obama said.
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December 21, 2012 President Obama and others remember the Senate's most senior member for his long public service and dedication during a funeral service Friday in Washington, D.C.
Travelers crowd around a ticketing counter at John F. Kennedy International Airport in April 2010 in New York.
July 25, 2012 Researchers at MIT have developed a pretty nifty computer model to figure out the most influential U.S. airports in the early stages of an epidemic's spread. John F. Kennedy International is No. 1, followed by Los Angeles International. You might be surprised to learn that Honolulu's airport ranks third.
May 25, 2012 President Obama revealed in his memoir "Dreams for My Father" his youthful use of illegal drugs as he grew up in Hawaii. But journalist and biographer David Maraniss apparently fills in the picture with quite a few colorful details.
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July 21, 2011 An expert underwater photographer shares some of his photos and discusses a new book.
April 7, 2011 The friend, whom the first family has spent time with while vacationing in Hawaii, was arrested in a sting and accused of soliciting a prostitute.
January 29, 2009 A modest proposal from a Hawaii lawmaker: Talk on your cell while you're driving, and lose your phone.
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