Hawaii State News, afternoon edition, 09 October 2018

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“Hawaii Business Magazine”, 09 October 2018.

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


Tupola agrees to include lieutenant governor candidates in debate
Democratic Gov. David Ige and his Republican challenger, Rep. Andria Tupola, will participate in a live televised debate hosted by KHON at 9 p.m. Oct. 15 that will include their lieutenant governor running mates. Star-Advertiser.

Former Ige campaign manager gets plum posting
Gov. David Ige is offering a second plum judicial appointment to his high school friend and former campaign manager Keith K. Hiraoka, nominating Hiraoka to one of six seats on the state Intermediate Court of Appeals. Star-Advertiser.

Marriott workers strike
In Hawaii’s largest hotel strike in nearly 30 years, 2,700 Unite Here Local 5 hotel workers from five Marriott-operated hotels in Waikiki and on Maui walked off the job Monday, demanding better wages and job security. Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat. Hawaii Public Radio. KHON2.

Hawaii immigrants seek legal help to secure U.S. citizenship
More than 50,000 immigrants in Hawaii are eligible to become American citizens but have not yet applied. Hawaii Public Radio.

Are we ready for a hurricane?
Civil Beat explores how vulnerable Hawaii’s most populous island is if a hurricane hits — and what’s being done to make us more prepared. A 7-Part Special Report. Civil Beat.

State lands $3.9M grant for home visiting program
The Hawaii Department of Health received a $3.9 million Health Resources and Services Administration grant over a two-year period to continue its proactive, voluntary, preventive home visiting program. Garden Island.

Keau Hawaii: the 17th Annual Native Hawaiian Convention kicks off Monday
The theme this year was Keau Hawaii or “Year of the Hawaiian.” The three-day event celebrates arts and culture with a Makeke Marketplace. It also highlights issues such as Native Hawaiian health, education and economic development for entrepreneurs. KITV.

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Russ Roberts