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Hawaii's Top 10 Weather and News Sources

A list of Hawaii's best weather and news sources.  These ten references are a combination of sources from my Hawaiian Navigation teachers and boating friends. These are the most reliable sources that you can find out there.  If you know others, please include them in the comments below.

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10 Easy Steps to Growing Your Own Pineapple

Pineapples were first introduced to Hawaii in 1813 by Don Francisco de Paula y Marin. He was the Spanish advisor to King Kamehameha I, and is also credited with bringing coffee to the islands. By 1913 the pineapple industry was a booming business. Hawaii had eight canneries which altogether packed nine million cases of pineapple. Soon after Hawaii would be credited for providing the world with 80% of its pineapples.

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