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News In Brief
Libertarian Presidential Ticket Picked
Former governors Gary Johnson and William Weld offer an alternative to Republicans and Democrats.
WHO: Olympics Should Go On
The World Health Organization on Saturday rejected a call from 150 health experts to consider postponing or moving the Rio Summer Olympics due to the Zika virus in Brazil.
Hawaii-Hiroshima Teacher Exchange
A teacher exchange program will be one offshoot of an education cooperation agreement signed by the education superintendents of Hawaii and Hiroshima at an event in Honolulu.
Despite party elite’s support of Hillary Clinton, Hawaii Democrats elected a party chair who supports Bernie Sanders.