Hawaii State News, 27 July 2018


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“Hawaii Business Magazine”, 27 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.

TOP STORIES
VP Pence to receive remains of Americans killed in Korean War
The remains of over 50 American soldiers killed in the Korean War will soon be headed to Hawaii after a United States military plane successfully retrieved the remains on ThursdayHawaii News Now. Star-Advertiser.

Korean War remains are Oahu bound

Fifty-five cases of possible American remains were flown out of North Korea by a U.S. Air Force C-17 cargo aircraft today, setting up their arrival next week at Joint Base Pearl Harbor- Hickam for identification as part of a historic turnover brokered between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Star-Advertiser.

As tourism rises, residents less positive
Some 61 percent of the 1,600 or so Hawaii residents who participated in the Hawaii Tourism Authority Resident Sentiment Survey, which was conducted by Omnitrak from Oct. 13 to Jan. 16, said they strongly or somewhat agreed with the statement, “Tourism has brought more benefits than problems.” Star-Advertiser.

Four takeaways from Hawaii’s pre-primary election spending
Gubernatorial candidate Colleen Hanabusa is the big winner in labor unions’ super PAC sweepstakes, election reports show. Civil Beat.

Governor candidates answer questions on environmental agendas
The Hawaii Conservation Alliance hosted a gubernatorial candidate forum on the environment today. The Democratic and Republican candidates for governor were asked four questions, provided beforehand, on what they’d do if elected as the state’s chief executive.Hawaii Public Radio. Hawaii News Now. Civil Beat.

Former fighter pilot declared Pacific Air Forces commander
A former F-16 fighter pilot who later had key roles in Libya operations and the air war against the Islamic State took command of Pacific Air Forces on Thursday at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Star-Advertiser.

Stock sale ups First Hawaiian Bank’s net in 2nd quarter
FHB’s net income in the second quarter grew 21.4 percent over the previous year to $69.1 million, or 50 cents per share, following a large stock sale by its former majority shareholder.Star-Advertiser. 

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Russ Roberts

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