Tag: Hawaii

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Hawaii Declares State of Emergency over Zika, Dengue

Hawaii’s governor David Ige declared a state of emergency for mosquito-borne illnesses on Sunday, including Zika and dengue fever. The latter has been an especially urgent concern, with over 250 confirmed cases of dengue reported during the current outbreak.

U.S. Military Declares 12 Missing Marines Dead

The 12 Marines who went missing after their two CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters apparently crashed off the coast of Hawaii during a nighttime training mission last Thursday evening have officially been declared dead.

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Obama Family Vacation Breaks the Bank at Taxpayer Expense

The Christmas holidays are a busy time for Judicial Watch (JW) because corrupt politicians and bureaucrats often leak embarrassing scandal information during a time when many Americans are not focused on the news (and many reporters are on vacation). Sure enough, we received a Christmas document dump from the Secret Service about Obama’s travel costs. If the hope was to bury the information, it failed, as our JW team got the word out and gained headlines across the globe.

Obama Goes Golfing After Terrorist Attack In Afghanistan Kills Six American Soldiers

While Obama was on the course, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest released a statement in response to the attacks. “We express our deepest condolences to the families of the six U.S. service members killed and to all of those injured in today’s Taliban attack near Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan. “Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their families, and their loved ones,” the statement read, adding that the United States condemned the “cowardly attack.”

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Obama to Visit San Bernardino Victims en Route to Hawaii

Five days after Breitbart News reported that President Barack Obama had not scheduled plans to attend or send representatives to any of the funerals of the 14 San Bernardino attack victims, the White House announced that the President has added a Friday stop on his way to Hawaiian holiday to visit–sans media–with some of the grieving families.

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Barack and Michelle Obama Send Christmas Greetings

Americans received a special Christmas present from the White House: a two-for-one package. Barack Obama’s weekly message also featured a message from his wife and even took the time to mention Jesus, despite the fact that the Obamas have traditionally eschewed going to church on Christmas.

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Hawaii Submits Designs for Obama’s Presidential Library

The state of Hawaii was selected in September as one of four finalist sites of the future Barack Obama presidential library. Now the state has submitted possible designs for the center which would be located on the coast, not far from Waikīkī.