Hawaii State News, afternoon edition, Monday, 16 April 2018


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“Hawaii Business Magazine”, news update for 16 April 2018.

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Here are the latest Hawaii State news headlines from “Hawaii Business Magazine”, published in Honolulu, Hawaii. Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

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Gov. Ige, Kauai Mayor Carvalho issue emergency proclamations
“We’ve mobilized to assist Mayor Carvalho and his emergency management team,” Ige said in a statement. The proclamation authorizes the state to spend money for relief from damages caused by the weather. It says Hawaii is “suffering a disaster occurrence of heavy rains and flooding” that began Saturday and continues, causing extensive damage to public and private property. Star-Advertiser.

Third shelter opens on Kauai, more supplies delivered to Hanalei
As severe weather pummels the Garden Isle, volunteers from the American Red Cross are working to ensure those stranded have a place to stay. Hawaii News Now

Ige goes after Hanabusa and top lawmakers over fundraiser intent
Gov. David Ige is calling out his leading political rival, U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa, and top leaders in the Legislature for collaborating on a fundraiser in the final weeks of this year’s session, saying the event sends a clear message to anyone who hopes for anything from the Legislature that they must donate to Hanabusa. Star-Advertiser.

Lifeguard protection bill still afloat
Lawmakers have performed CPR on a lifeguard liability bill that was all but sunk in the legislative session. West Hawaii Today.

Ad watch: Who’s Kim Coco Iwamoto again? 
The candidate for Hawaii lieutenant governor attempts to brand herself in her first television commercial. Civil Beat.

Republican candidates for state office stump in Kona
A small but enthusiastic contingent of Hawaii Island Republicans gathered at the West Hawaii Civic Center Friday night to get to know their party’s candidates for governor and lieutenant governor, as well as to rally support for the conservative cause in Kona. West Hawaii Today.

Starvation case reveals gap in safety net for abused children
By simply submitting a one-page form, the family of a 9-year-old Hilo girl who starved to death in 2016 was able to remove the child from the public school system to educate her at home despite a long and troubled history with the state’s child welfare system. Star-Advertiser.

Hawaii cases of home-schooling and abuse
These four Hawaii cases are included in a national database compiled by the Coalition for Responsible Home Education that tracks severe abuse, including fatalities, of children who are home-schooled. Star-Advertiser. 

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