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Labor Day by the numbers Monday (Sept 4)

The first observance of Labor Day was likely on Sept. 5, 1882, when some 10,000 workers assembled in New York City for a parade. The parade inspired similar events across the country, and by 1894 more than half the states were observing a “workingmen’s holiday” on one day or another. Later that year, with Congress […]

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As summer draws to a close and Labor Day weekend beckons for outdoor activities, the Department of Land and Natural Resources wants to encourage everyone, especially those with pets, to practice safe fun in the sun. Help protect our natural environment and always properly dispose of any trash on land and sea.

DLNR wants folks to stay safe while enjoying the Labor Day weekend

As summer draws to a close and Labor Day weekend beckons for outdoor activities, the Department of Land and Natural Resources wants to encourage everyone, especially those with pets, to practice safe fun in the sun. Help protect our natural environment and always properly dispose of any trash on land and sea.

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Parker Ranch Round-Up Club Rodeo (Aug. 30-31)

MEDIA RELEASE The 40th Annual Parker Ranch Round-Up Club Rodeo will lasso in two days of rodeo events on Saturday, Aug. 30 and Sunday, Aug. 31 at the Parker Ranch Rodeo Arena in Waimea. The action-packed weekend is held annually as a fundraiser to provide scholarships for school-age children of Parker Ranch employees. Family-style fun […]

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Public libraries observe Labor Day holiday

MEDIA RELEASE In observance of the Labor Day 2014 holiday, all public libraries will be closed Saturday, Aug. 30 through Monday, Sept. 1. Four libraries normally closed on Fridays will be open Friday, Aug. 29: Aiea Public Library, Hawaii Kai Public Library, Liliha Public Library, and Makawao Public Library. In addition, Kealakekua Public Library, normally […]

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For Labor Day weekend, American consumers in 45 states will likely see the highest fuel prices they’ve ever seen at this time of year. Only motorists in Alaska, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, and Wyoming will be spared from record-high prices at the pump.

Gas prices expected to be higher over Labor Day weekend compared to last year

For Labor Day weekend, American consumers in 45 states will likely see the highest fuel prices they’ve ever seen at this time of year. Only motorists in Alaska, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, and Wyoming will be spared from record-high prices at the pump.

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The first observance of Labor Day is believed to have been a parade of 10,000 workers on Sept. 5, 1882, in New York City, organized by Peter J. McGuire, a Carpenters and Joiners Union secretary. By 1893, more than half the states were observing “Labor Day” on one day or another, and Congress passed a bill to establish a federal holiday in 1894. President Grover Cleveland signed the bill soon afterward, designating the first Monday in September as Labor Day.

Labor Day by the numbers Sept. 5, 2011

The first observance of Labor Day is believed to have been a parade of 10,000 workers on Sept. 5, 1882, in New York City, organized by Peter J. McGuire, a Carpenters and Joiners Union secretary. By 1893, more than half the states were observing “Labor Day” on one day or another, and Congress passed a […]

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Parker Ranch Rodeo, Queen Liliuokalani canoes racess, 30 Days of Aloha poke contest, falsetto contest

Labor Day line up of weekend events

Parker Ranch Rodeo, Queen Liliuokalani canoes racess, 30 Days of Aloha poke contest, falsetto contest

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The first observance of Labor Day is believed to have been a parade of 10,000 workers on Sept. 5, 1882, in New York City, organized by Peter J. McGuire, a Carpenters and Joiners Union secretary. By 1893, more than half the states were observing a "Labor Day" on one day or another, and Congress passed a bill to establish a federal holiday in 1894. President Grover Cleveland signed the bill soon afterward, designating the first Monday in September as Labor Day.

Labor Day 2010: Sept. 6

The first observance of Labor Day is believed to have been a parade of 10,000 workers on Sept. 5, 1882, in New York City, organized by Peter J. McGuire, a Carpenters and Joiners Union secretary. By 1893, more than half the states were observing a “Labor Day” on one day or another, and Congress passed […]

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Labor Day, by the numbers

Labor Day 2009: Sept. 7 The first observance of Labor Day is believed to have been a parade of 10,000 workers on Sept. 5, 1882, in New York City, organized by Peter J. McGuire, a Carpenters and Joiners Union secretary. By 1893, more than half the states were observing a “Labor Day” on one day […]

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