Hawaii urging people to avoid traveling there as worker shortage continues

Hawaii is a popular destination right now, but maybe it is a little too popular.

As Americans hit the road again this summer, after the long pandemic, many are making plans to visit Hawaii, but Hawaiian One Island is now asking airlines to slow down because they cannot handle the tourist boom.

Normally, Hawaii welcomes tourists, a major source of the island’s state income, but the mayor of Maui County is asking airlines to pause their return to full flights.

The mayor says the island is being overrun by tourists this summer and says there aren’t enough hospitality workers to

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A New FKT on the PCT: Ultrarunner Timothy Olson Sets New Record

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Fifty-two days, eight hours, and twenty-five minutes. As of Thursday evening, that’s the record Timothy Olson appears to have beat running from border to border, Mexico to Canada, on the Pacific Crest Trail. Once Olson’s own time is confirmed, he will have completed the PCT faster than anyone ever before. According to his Instagram account, his unconfirmed time is 51 days, 16 hours, and 55 minutes.

When Olson arrived at the northern terminus of the PCT at 10:48 P.M.on Thursday, he seemingly surpassed the record held by Karel Sabbe

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City of Huntsville hiring ‘music officer,’ with salary up to $89,211

Think you have what it takes to help guide Huntsville to becoming a legit “must-see music city”?

The City of Huntsville has a job opening you might be interested in.

The city is now accepting applications for a full-time “Huntsville music officer” position, which is being touted as the first of its kind in the U.S. Salary is listed as between $52,603 and $89,211.

The job description describes the position as “the main advocate connecting the City of Huntsville and the music ecosystem. The main goal of the Huntsville music officer is to increase economic opportunities for the music sector

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Carey Mulligan’s Weinstein Investigation Film Gets 2022 Release Date

Universal Pictures has set a release date for “She Said,” the film about the Harvey Weinstein investigation starring Carey Mulligan and Zoe Kazan. The film will hit theaters on November 18, 2022, the studio announced Thursday.

Mulligan and Kazan star in “She Said” as New York Times reporters Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor, who broke the Weinstein scandal and helped usher in the #MeToo movement.

“Unorthodox” director Maria Schrader will direct. Rebecca Lenkiewicz is writing the script. The film will be based on the New York Times bestseller “She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a

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In Virginia, military veterans take on their next mission: farming

In our series “A More Perfect Union,” “CBS This Morning” aims to show that what unites us as Americans is far greater than what divides us.

Nearly half of U.S. farmers are planning to retire in the next five years, and it’s not clear who will replace them. One group in Virginia may have a solution: military members and veterans, who are being trained not only to do the job, but also to help some of the millions of people who don’t have easy access to fresh fruits and vegetables.

At Arcadia Farm, in Alexandria, Va., on land once

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Google Maps Shows Users “Potentially Fatal” Route on Ben Nevis

In this May 2000 file photograph, sheep graze at the base of Ben Nevis in Scotland.

In this May 2000 file photograph, sheep graze at the base of Ben Nevis in Scotland.
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A few years ago, instead of leading my best friend and I through a lovely and picturesque Spanish mountain trail, Google Maps took us to an isolated field with some cows. While I learned then not trust the internet when it comes to nature, it appears that an increasing number of visitors to the Scottish mountain Ben Nevis continue to do so, which could endanger their lives.

In recent days, the United Kingdom conservation charity John

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What you need to know

Los Cabos, Mexico, has always been a popular tourist destination — particularly among West Coast travelers — and that remains true in a post-pandemic world. When the Mexican borders reopened to tourists, hotels started booking between 48.7 percent and 61.5 percent occupancy for the summer season, which has been a welcome change for the resort town — the local government itself claims 90 percent of the local population depends on tourism.

I recently got back from Los Cabos and it was my first time traveling to Mexico since Covid. Before my trip, I checked the number of active cases in

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The 8 Best Trekking Poles in 2021

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The time to start hiking with trekking poles was yesterday. This simple piece of equipment acts as an extension of your limbs, giving you more power and stability on the trails. Furthermore, using poles lessens the impact on your joints and allows you to hike longer and harder. In recent years, trekking poles have even become increasingly popular with trail runners, due to the aforementioned benefits. Additionally, hiking poles can also be used to set up ultralight shelters and tents. Once you start using them, you’ll be wishing you had joined the trend years ago.

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Music banned on Greece’s Mykonos in new COVID-19 restrictions

ATHENS, July 17 (Reuters) – Greece banned music in restaurants and bars and imposed a nighttime curfew on its popular holiday island of Mykonos on Saturday after a rise in new coronavirus infections there.

Known as the party island of the super-rich, Mykonos is one of Greece’s most popular destinations, attracting more than a million visitors each summer, among them Hollywood stars, models and world-famous athletes.

Following a “worrying” local outbreak, the Civil Protection Ministry said it was banning music on the island around the clock, including in shops, cafes and beach bars. It also said it would restrict movement

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Cuts at SFMOMA: Artists Gallery and film programs will close

The Artists Gallery at Fort Mason Center will be closed as part of cutbacks at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Photo: Leah Millis / The Chronicle 2017

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is dissolving several longstanding and well-known programs, The Chronicle has learned.

Among the most notable changes is the closure of the Artists Gallery at Fort Mason Center, a program that was established in 1946. The gallery will close in December. The museum’s film program, which began in 1937 shortly after the opening of the museum and screens at the Phyllis Wattis Theater, will close

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