Hawaii State News, evening update, 18 June 2018

Accessed on 18 June 2018, 0414 UTC, Post #17047.



“Hawaii Business Magazine”, 18 June 2018.

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

TMT heading back to court
The saga of the Thirty Meter Telescope will return to the state Supreme Court this week as oral arguments are held for the project’s land use permit. Hawaii News Now. Tribune Herald.

Flower growers seek help as flow continues
For more than 20 years, Hawaiian Tropicals Direct grew numerous varieties of orchids on 10 acres in Kapoho, but as of June 3, the entire property and the ownerís home were ravaged by lava.Star-Advertiser.

New tax credit to health professionals who train
Starting January, volunteer health professors can get tax credit for training future doctors, nurses, and pharmacists. KITV.

Conference offers glimpses into Hawaii’s clean energy future
This week was VERGE Hawaii, an energy and innovation conference held at Hilton Hawaiian Village that brought together key stakeholders in Hawaii’s clean energy future. Until this year there was one key stakeholder missing, the youth, our future decision-makers. Star-Advertiser.

Should hotels help workers buy homes?
Hawaii has record visitor spending but many hotel employees still can’t afford to buy homes.Civil Beat. 

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Until next time,

Russ Roberts