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Hainan reaches nearly 100 billion yuan in duty-free sales

China Daily 20 Apr 2021
Offshore duty-free sales in Hainan, known as China's Hawaii, are expected to reach 60 billion yuan in 2021, doubling the annual record for the second year in a row, as fine-tuned favorable policies continue to draw more consumers, said provincial governor Feng Fei.
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Scientific breakthrough: First images of freshwater plumes at sea taken off West Hawaii

West Hawaii Today 03 Apr 2021
The first imaging of substantial freshwater plumes off West Hawaii may help water planners to optimize sustainable yields and aquifer storage calculations ... Through the use of CSEM, the research team was able to image surface freshwater bodies and multiple large-scale freshwater plumes that contained up to 87% freshwater offshore Hawaii Island.
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Surfer recounts shark attack in Hawaii

CBS News 27 Mar 2021
An aggressive shark bit the left hand of a 34-year-old woman while she was surfing in Hawaii. McKenzie Clark and her friend recalled the close encounter with the shark about 150 yards offshore ... .
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What you should know about new Interior Secretary Deb Haaland

GreenBiz 17 Mar 2021
On a national scale, offshore wind for the contiguous United States and Hawaii has a potential capacity of 2,058 gigawatts, or 7,203 terawatt-hours per year, nearly double the electricity consumption of the U.S., according to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s 2016 Offshore Wind Resource Assessment for the United States report.
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Online gambling has exploded amid pandemic, so how do you enforce the law and fight addiction?

Deseret News 21 Feb 2021
22, 2021, an expansion of options for gamblers who now wager through offshore sites ... states (along with Hawaii) that bans all forms of gambling ... “Online casino players can gamble online at offshore casino sites without being prosecuted, but online gambling exists in a legal gray area ... That still leaves offshore operations that are outside U.S.
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Woman injured after apparent shark attack in South Kohala

Hawaii Tribune-Herald 03 Jan 2021
The Hawaii Fire Department reported the woman was swimming approximately 500 yards offshore when an unknown size or type of shark attacked her at 8 a.m ... The patient was treated and transported to Queen’s North Hawaii Community Hospital with serious injuries to her lower right leg.
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Port Progress; 2020 was a year of milestones

The Brownsville Herald 03 Jan 2021
AmFELS, part of Singapore-based Keppel Offshore & Marine, in 2017 announced contracts for the shipping firm Pasha Hawaii to build two liquefied-natural-gas-powered container ships, with options for two more ships ... 16 the keel was laid at AmFELS for the first Jones Act-compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessel.
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Shark attack in South Kohala

West Hawaii Today 02 Jan 2021
Hawaii Fire Department reported the woman was swimming approximately 500 yards offshore when an unknown size or type of shark attacked her at 8 a.m.
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The Wilds Review: Amazon's Teen Girl Lost Is an Addictive Ride

Collider 11 Dec 2020
Almost immediately, The Wilds makes its thesis statement known ... "teen girl Lost." ... Brought together by a promised "Dawn of Eve" female empowerment retreat in Hawaii, their private plane flight goes awry, and the survivors wake up just offshore from a deserted island, where they'll struggle to survive the elements with a limited number of resources ... B+.
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Offshore submarine freshwater discovery raises hopes for islands worldwide

Phys Dot Org 25 Nov 2020
Twice as much freshwater is stored offshore of Hawai'i Island than was previously thought, according to a University of Hawai'i study with important implications for volcanic islands around the world ... Electrical methods have long been used to study groundwater on land, and so it makes sense to extend the application offshore.".
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After emails are lost, U.S. Army Corps extends public comment on fish farm off Sarasota

Sarasota Herald-Tribune 26 Oct 2020
The Corps, which had previously not committed to accept public comment on the project, changed course after local community members expressed strong concerns about Hawaii-based Ocean Era’s offshore demonstration farm ... Opponents say offshore fish farms will create pollution ...
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Expansion at NELHA: Big Island Abalone, Blue Ocean Mariculture announce plans for growth

West Hawaii Today 19 Oct 2020
Hawaii has long been home to both pioneering industry research efforts and commercial activities in aquaculture ... The company is currently working to establish a finfish processing center inside the Hawaii Ocean Science and Technology park to primarily process kanpachi from offshore cages as well as perform custom finfish processing.
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Strong military ties between PH, Brunei assured

Manila Bulletin 07 Oct 2020
... pandemic, and the recently concluded Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise in Hawaii in August which they participated in. RBN’s offshore patrol vessel KDB Darulehsan (OPV07) sailed together with the PN’s BRP Jose Rizal and a US navy ship from Hawaii to Guam after the RIMPAC.
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In reversal, Army Corps to accept public comment on fish farm off Sarasota coast

Sarasota Herald-Tribune 06 Oct 2020
The Corps, which had previously not committed to accept public comment on the project, changed course after local community members expressed strong concerns with Hawaii-based Ocean Era’s offshore demonstration farm ... hurdle in making American offshore aquaculture a reality.
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