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Legs dangling over the side of a cliff and shrouded by a thick mist, Bill Adams and Louis Otto rested on a razor’s edge of the Koolau mountain range on the island of Oahu in Hawaii and looked down. Eighteen hundred feet below, they watched the clouds part, unveiling the ancient volcano’s amphitheater shape, embellished with its massive groves and complemented by the green vistas and turquoise-colored waters of Kaneohe Bay. The year was 1942. Following the attack on Pearl Harbor, Adams and Otto were hired by the U.S. Navy to scale the mountain and create a path for the construction of the Haiku Stairs, made up of 3,922 steps that reach a height of 2,800 feet. The purpose was to make way for a secret radio facility at the top that would connect Hawaii to other parts of the Pacific during World War II. Adams and Otto did not know that their work would become one of the most contentious topics among the islands. Eighty years since it was first built, the trail has become a magnet for controversy... Read more.
"These detections give us a lot of hope and excitement about the possibility of recovering this species and taking it off the endangered list."
Some parts of the park will be closed for months.
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The large winery owns popular, low-cost wine brands Barefoot and André.
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The first homicide in the park in modern memory happened in 2020.
The justification? Widely debunked claims of mass voter fraud.
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The judge wrote that the law's definition of what classifies as "misinformation" is "grammatically incoherent."
A suspect was in custody Sunday after a teen was shot and killed at a house party Saturday night, officials said.
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Adam Schiff said Thursday that he would run for the Senate in 2024.
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