Hawaii State News, 24 July 2018

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“Hawaii Business Magazine”, 24 July 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 Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Pohoiki boat ramp feeling the heat
Big Island residents are watching in horror as a lava flow from fissure 8 creeps steadily closer to a popular and beloved boat ramp in Pahoa.Hawaii News Now.Lava flow from fissure 8 may go on for months or years
That’s the conclusion of a recent U.S. Geological Survey report prepared for Hawaii County Civil Defense. Star-Advertiser. Big Island Video News.Passengers recount moments after lava hit boat
A couple from Portland who both suffered burns still managed to shoot video of the mishap.Associated Press.

Credit for affordable housing sparks political clash
Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa, who is seeking to beat Gov. David Ige in the Aug. 11Democratic primary, has accused the governor of taking undue credit for the $200 million in funding, saying that it’s the Legislature that should be applauded. Star-Advertiser.

Political analyst Dan Boylan on congressional district one race
Hawaii Public Radio hosted a Congressional District One Candidate Forum Sunday Night and asked a political analyst to evaluate the race.Hawaii Public Radio.

Bankoh reports record high earnings
Bank of Hawaii Corp.’s second-quarter net income totaled $54.7 million – $1.30 earnings per share, a record high for the state’s second-largest financial institution. Star-Advertiser. 

Charges dropped against women who buried dead whale
Two Native Hawaiian practitioners no longer face charges for illegally taking the remains of a small, ailing whale the pair watched over before it died and burying them at sea off Kawaihae. Tribune-Herald.

World renowned Kamaka Ukuleles make debut at White House
Kamaka Ukuleles from the Hawaiian Islands were one of the products recently featured at the White House’s annual Made in America Product Showcase. Hawaii News Now.

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Russ Roberts