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Although we’re only at the end of summer, it’s about time we start thinking about holiday gifts. Why? Because if you wait too long, the hottest items will be sold out or back-ordered, so you’ll miss your window for the perfect present. Plus, if you put them on your radar now, you’ll be able to …

Tuesday, September 1 2020, 3:13 AM

Have you ever wanted to just chuck it all, quit your job, give away all your possessions, leave home and … drink? Nate Woodruff did just that. We’re all told not to seek answers in the bottle. But the Boonton, New Jersey, native said whiskey actually saved him from a destructive lifestyle and inspired a new …

Tuesday, September 1 2020, 3:07 AM

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Tourism Authority says visitor arrivals to the islands in July fell by almost 98% compared with the same month last year. A report released Thursday says 22,562 visitors arrived by air last month, compared with 995,210 travelers who arrived in Hawaii in July 2019. Most of the visitors last month were from the U.S. mainland, and …

Tuesday, September 1 2020, 3:01 AM

Ivanka Trump introduced her father for his nomination acceptance speech last night as “the People’s President.” At first blush, that might not sound like the flashy Manhattan developer who has been in the public eye for decades, but the optimism and inclusivity of this week’s Republican National Convention made for compelling viewing that may move voters and …

Tuesday, September 1 2020, 2:56 AM

The theory that children are unlikely to contract or spread COVID-19 — a notion that is guiding school reopening plans — may feel reassuring. It shouldn’t. It’s based on flawed science. Even if school districts and policymakers are trying to make evidence-based decisions about classroom instruction, they may not understand the limitations of epidemiological studies. Until the …

Sunday, August 30 2020, 3:13 AM