Hawaii State News, evening edition, 17 August 2018

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“Hawaii Business Magazine”, 17 August 2018.

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

Is it legal to secretly record a conversation in Hawaii?
Like most states, Hawaii is considered a one-party consent state. States like California, Florida and Washington require the consent of all parties to record a conversation. Hawaii Business.

B-2 stealth bombers arrive for first isle deployment
The bombers, which are capable of carrying nuclear and conventional weapons, flew into Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on Wednesdayfrom Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri. Star-Advertiser.

Lane intensifies into Category 2 hurricane
Lane is now the sixth hurricane of the 2018 Pacific season, and is expected to cross into the Central Pacific on Saturday as a major storm.Hawaii News Now. Star-Advertiser.

Isle unemployment rate is a steady 2.1%
Hawaii’s nation-low unemployment rate held at 2.1 percent in July for the second straight month as the state’s labor market remained on solid footing. Star-Advertiser.

UH projects $28 million deficit in a billion-dollar budget
The University of Hawaii is projecting a deficit for the current fiscal year due partly to work that will merely limit the growth in an $848 million maintenance backlog. Civil Beat.

Perspectives: Constitutional Amendment for Public Education
Funding for public education will be a Constitutional Amendment question on the General Election Ballot, November 6Hawaii Public Radio.

Scientists identify new species of deep-water limu
Hawaii researchers are working to identify new types of deep-water limu from across the islands, and they’ve already found two new species.Hawaii News Now.

Woman speaks out, says she was abused by priest in Hawaii
Robert Hannon is one of the more than 300 priest listed in a Pennsylvania grand jury report as a “predator priest” credibly accused of abusing children. He served as a priest with the Diocese of Erie, before being transferred to Hawaii in 1979. KITV.

Former Land Board chairman, WWII hero William Paty dies
William Paty helped shape Hawaii’s policies involving land and water, the environment and Native Hawaiians during the late 20th century.Star-Advertiser.

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Russ Roberts