Hawaii State News, afternoon edition, Monday, 23 April 2018

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“Hawaii Business Magazine”, Hawaii news update, 23 April 2018.

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Here are today’s top Hawaii State news stories from “Hawaii Business Magazine”, published in Honolulu, Hawaii.  Views expressed in this news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Ige, Hanabusa spar over alleged conflicts as primary race heats up
Gov. David Ige is ratcheting up his election-year criticism of U.S. Rep. Colleen Hanabusa by reviving the issue of her two-year push for a huge state tax credit for development of an aquarium at Ko Olina, alleging the deal demonstrates that she makes decisions “on behalf of self-interest and special interests.” Star-Advertiser.

House finance leader apologizes for attack on Ige
House Finance Chairwoman Sylvia Luke apologized on the House floor Friday for comments she made in a Honolulu Star-Advertiser story April 15 in which she described Gov. David Ige as “almost like this desperate caged animal.” Star-Advertiser.

It pays to have Jennifer Sabas on your side
Support from the former top aide to the late Sen. Daniel Inouye has been a boon to two prominent Hawaii politicians in their bids for higher office.Civil Beat.

Tupola seeks restraining order against activist
Republican candidate for governor state Rep. Andria Tupola has filed for a temporary restraining order against the leader of a Republican splinter group, alleging she has been harassed and cyberbullied. Star-Advertiser.

House, Senate agree to $14B budget
A joint conference committee passed the overall state budget bill ahead of schedule to fast-track funding for areas hit by flooding. Civil Beat. West Hawaii Today.

Businesses making billions from military 
Hawaii is second only to Virginia in the amount of money that flows into the state through Defense Department spending. Civil Beat.

Matson raises its charitable giving
Honolulu-based ocean cargo transportation firm Matson Inc. said in an annual report that its charitable giving rose 28 percent to $3.7 million last year from $2.9 million the year before. Star-Advertiser. 

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