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Honolulu Police Department Used $150,000 in CARES Funds on Robot Dog

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The Honolulu Police Department spent $150,045 in CARES Act funding to buy Spot the robot dog from Boston Dynamics, the world’s sickest dogbot famed for backflips, games of fetch , and also hanging out with law enforcement. As the Honolulu City Beat reported last week , some feel that the expense was a bit excessive. Read more.

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Zuckerberg Adds to Sprawling Hawaii Compound With $17 Million Land Purchase

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That land grab, first reported by the Honolulu Star-Advertiser, adds to the… Read more. While the world was busy trying to fight off supply chain delays for their holiday presents, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg sealed the deal on an expensive year-end purchase of his own: a $17 million plot of land in Hawaii’s Kauai island.


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Ready for an adventure? Save 15% or more on all summer long.

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Waikiki beach in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii. You could be exploring Honolulu, starting at $123 thanks to Getaway Deals. If you’re looking for the perfect way to spend a Taco Tuesday, midweek escapes are another popular trend with 54% of travelers more likely to go somewhere off-peak, according to data.

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Microsoft Now Hosts Free HoloLens Demos Across US & Canada

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Honolulu, Ala Moana Center. Orlando, The Florida Mall. Sarasota, The Mall at University Town Center. Tampa, International Plaza. Atlanta, Lenox Square Mall. Atlanta, Perimeter Mall. Chicago, Shops at North Bridge. Oak Brook, Oakbrook Center. Schaumburg, Woodfield Mall. Indianapolis, The Fashion Mall at Keystone.

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Over 20 Use Cases of Smart Glasses, VR Headsets, and Smartwatches at Airports


Japan Airlines made another early attempt to prove Google Glass in maintenance, with airline personnel wearing Glass on the tarmac at Honolulu Airport so that experienced staff at headquarters could inspect planes remotely.