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Entries from November 2012

Dayton leaves journalism, again

November 30th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Today was Kevin Dayton’s last day as a reporter for the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, according to a report earlier this week in Pacific Business News. Dayton will be picking up where he left off with the administration of Big Island mayor Billy Kenoi. According to PBN: Dayton, who was the executive assistant to the Hawaii County […]

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Tags: Media · Politics

Impressions of Auckland

November 30th, 2012 · 2 Comments

Random images of Auckland. “Because of women and land, men die.” Maori proverb, included in an exhibit at the War Memorial Museum on the terrible land wars of 19th century New Zealand. • • • Graffiti along Anzac Avenue, Auckland. • • • Poster in the window of the Auckland University Press office, Anzac Avenue, […]

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Tags: General

Feline Friday: Meet the kittens

November 30th, 2012 · 1 Comment

It’s another Feline Friday and, as promised, time to meet two new kittens! No, not ours! Eight cats at home are enough. These kittens live next door. Casey and Cookie have just recently been adopted by our neighbors, David and Sandra. Casey, the little male, arrived first, and was joined by Cookie after it became […]

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Tags: Cats · Photographs

Moonrise in downtown Auckland (photo)

November 29th, 2012 · 2 Comments

This view took us by surprise. It’s the view from our hotel room looking down across the docks in central Auckland. Not a bad view at all!

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Tags: Photographs

State expects reapportionment lawsuit to end in U.S. Supreme Court

November 29th, 2012 · 2 Comments

The State Attorney General expects that any ruling in a lawsuit challenging the state’s 2012 reapportionment plan will be appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court, and has received approval from the state procurement office to hire a law firm with experience in relevant constitutional law. The lawsuit, Kostick v Nago, is pending in U.S. District […]

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Tags: Court · Politics