Hawaii State News, evening edition, Wednesday, 04 April 2018

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Here are this evening’s (Wednesday, 04 April 2018) top Hawaii State stories compiled by https://feedly.com.  Views expressed in these articles are those of the reporters and correspondents.


Iconic Magnum PI house to be demolished

Magnum PI fans should hold on to their mustaches — the beloved Waimanalo mansion is set to be demolished.
Police: YouTube shooter was calm in interview before attack

SAN BRUNO, Calif. >> Just hours before she shot and wounded three people at YouTube headquarters, Nasim Aghdam calmly told police who found her sleeping in her car that she was having family problems and had left her home. During the 20-minute interview with officers early Tuesday, she did not mention being angry with YouTube or having accused the company of suppressing her video posts. She gave
Mayor’s vacation rental plan gets cool reception

Mayor Kirk Caldwell’s plan to legalize more vacation rentals but under stricter regulations got mostly lukewarm feedback from a housing advocate and key City Council member, as well as both a supporter and opponent of short-term rentals. The city has long wrestled with the issue of short-term vacation rentals, both transient vacation units and bed-and-breakfast establishments. Bed-and-breakfast u


Titans, Mariota unveil ‘fierce’ redesigned uniforms to Nashville faithful

NASHVILLE, Tenn. >> The Tennessee Titans are heading into their 20th season with that nickname sporting a new look that wound up more of an update featuring some subtle changes. And the Titans themselves love the redesign. “This is that fierce, tough, Titan look that we all wanted,” linebacker Brian Orakpo said decked out in the all-white road uniform. “I was kind of skeptical at first with the w
The Latest: Brazil court rejects Lula petition to avoid jail

Justices on Brazil’s top court have delivered a major blow to former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, voting 6-5 to reject a petition for him to stay out of jail while appealing a corruption conviction.
New chorus of voices questions plan to block sale of some sunscreens

A bill that would ban the sale of sunscreen with chemicals believed to kill coral reefs is advancing at the state Legislature.
2 men allegedly went on shopping spree with diners’ stolen credit card info

Two men on Oahu have been indicted for allegedly going on a shopping spree using stolen credit card information.
Critics warn plan to turn over Kakaako parks to city opens door to commercialization

A state plan to transfer Kakaako’s parks to the city ran into resistance at a Hawaii Community Development Authority board meeting Wednesday.
Koreas begin preparatory talks to set up Kim-Moon summit

The Koreas have started preparatory talks to set up the summit between their national leaders amid a global diplomatic push to resolve the tension over the North’s nuclear program.
Luck puts Constitution Party at top of Hawaii’s primary election ballot

On the 2018 primary election ballot in Hawaii, the Constitution Party will be listed first. And that’s just pure luck.
Police: Officers mistake pipe for gun, fatally shoot man

New York City police say officers responding to reports of a man threatening people with a gun have fatally shot a man carrying a metal pipe, mistaking it for a firearm.
PHOTOS: Looking back at Ho’ike during the 2017 Merrie Monarch Festival

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Oil spill that caused Indonesia fire was due to broken pipe

Police say an oil spill that sickened hundreds in an Indonesian port city was due to a broken pipe that the state-owned energy company was using to transfer crude oil.
Halau honors Hokulea’s homecoming with a special Ho’ike performance

The stadium where the Merrie Monarch Festival takes place is named in honor of Aunty Edith Kanaka’ole – a revered dancer, chanter, and composer – who is considered one of the preeminent kumu hula of Hawai’i.
‘Imiloa Astronomy Center hosts cultural events in support of Merrie Monarch

In celebration of the 55th Annual Merrie Monarch Festival, the ‘Imiloa Astronomy Center is hosting three days of cultural enrichment programming, from Wednesday through Friday.
Kona kumu hula’s fashion collection makes debut at Merrie Monarch

A year after wowing the Merrie Monarch crowd during his first-time on the festival stage, Kumu Hula Kenneth “Aloha” Victor of Kala’akeakauikawekiu is back in Hilo with another debut — this time, a clothing line.
Federal judge expands tribal ID options for North Dakota

A federal judge has agreed to expand the proof of identity Native Americans can use for North Dakota elections, a decision reversing his temporary order that allowed voters without a state-approved ID to cast ballots by signing a legal document.
Next to hula, big draw of Merrie Monarch is Hawaiian arts fair

The Merrie Monarch Hawaiian Arts Fair is one of the biggest draws of the Merrie Monarch Festival week in Hilo.
Adorable service dogs take field trip to Disneyland

The pups patiently posed for photos during their trip to Disneyland.
Sides were millions of dollars apart in talks for UFC Hawaii event

During a media event ahead of Saturday’s UFC223 fight card in Brooklyn, UFC president Dana White told reporters that plans for a UFC event in Hawaii were ‘shut down’ by local tourism officials before a deal could be reached.
Gov. Ige issues emergency proclamation for Kauai after series of landslides

Severe weather this winter wreaked havoc for some parts of the state, and especially so for parts of Kauai, where heavy downpours triggered a series of landslides along Kuhio Highway.
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