Hawaii State News, afternoon edition, 11 October 2018

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“Hawaii Business Magazine”, 11 October 2018.

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

Senate OKs funding for Ala Wai Canal upgrades 
The U.S. Senate voted 99- 1 to pass legislation Wednesday that includes more than $212 million in federal funding to improve the Ala Wai Canal.Star-Advertiser. KITV.

Ige, Hanabusa have mixed opinions on constitutional convention 
Hawaii voters will decide in November’s general election whether to hold a convention to overhaul Hawaii’s current state constitution.Hawaii News Now.

Andria Tupola: ‘I’m going to take over this government’
The energetic Republican candidate for Hawaii governor won’t be abandoning the party or coming home crying anytime soon. Civil Beat.

1st Congressional Dist. nominees grilled 
Ed Case and Cam Cavasso, Hawai’s First Congressional District nominees, were grilled about topics like the sexual misconduct claims surrounding Brett Kavanaugh and the criticism of how such claims have been handled in congress.KITV.

Changes in store for Senate, House judiciary committees
State Sen. Karl Rhoads is expected to take over as chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and state Rep. Chris Lee is expected to become head of the House Judiciary Committee in a leadership shuffle at the Legislature that could shape the debate on gun control in Hawaii in the years ahead. Star-Advertiser.

Marriott hotel strikes continue
Marriott hotel workers in Hawaii continued pounding drums and hollering chants as they entered day three of 24/7 picketing without an offer of new bargaining dates from Kyo-ya Hotels &Resorts. Star-Advertiser.

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Russ Roberts