Hawaii State News, afternoon update, 13 October 2018


Accessed on 14 October 2018, 0132 UTC, Post #17804.

Source:  http://www.kitv.com/category/305983/news

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Comment:  Here are today’s top Hawaii State news stories from KITV4 in Honolulu, Hawaii.  Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reportes and correspondents.

Coast Guard, Hawaii Fire Department rescue swimmer off Big Island
Coast Guard, Hawaii Fire Department rescue swimmer off Big Island

Sector Honolulu watchstanders received a report from Hawaii County Dispatch that a 17-year-old swimmer was suffering from a severe leg cramp about 50-yards offshore in Maihi Bay.

Duke's Waikiki Ocean Mile Swim goes off without a hitch after two hurricanes postpone race dates
Duke’s Waikiki Ocean Mile Swim goes off without a hitch after two hurricanes postpone race dates

Tune into KITV4 Island News at 5, 6, and 10 p.m. for the full race results.  Plus why the race ended in disappointment for one swimmer.

VIDEO: Hotel workers continue to strike, some saying they just want to get back to work
VIDEO: Hotel workers continue to strike, some saying they just want to get back to work

Hotel workers say they will strike and protest on the streets until an agreement is made.

Massive tree falls at Aiea High School during severe weather
Massive tree falls at Aiea High School during severe weather

The tree split in half near the school’s Administration building.

Some Leilani Estates residents fear tourists will come once checkpoints come down
Some Leilani Estates residents fear tourists will come once checkpoints come down

The Leilani Community Association has pitched the idea of gating off their neighborhood.

Kauai man pleaded not guilty to allegedly recording female employees undressing
Kauai man pleaded not guilty to allegedly recording female employees undressing

KITV4 reached out to the hotel  but have not heard back.

Hawaii's wet season looking like a dry one
Hawaii’s wet season looking like a dry one

All because of an El Nino.

26-year-old female fugitive fatally shot by police on Big Island
26-year-old female fugitive fatally shot by police on Big Island

Officers opened fire after they say she refused to stop.

Aging Well: mobile gym helps seniors stay fit
Aging Well: mobile gym helps seniors stay fit

Exercise does a body good. But if you don’t drive or have a hard time walking, getting to a gym might be difficult.

Happy 243rd Birthday, U.S. Navy!
Happy 243rd Birthday, U.S. Navy!

The cadets from Campbell High presented the colors during the ceremony.

UH Manoa hosts first pre-law symposium to boost Pacific Islander enrollment
UH Manoa hosts first pre-law symposium to boost Pacific Islander enrollment

A student led initiative to encourage Pacific Islander pre-law admission to the University of Hawai’i’s Richardson School of Law reaches a packed-house of hopefuls.

Hawaii Marriott Hotel owners on employees protesting: 'Ready to welcome them back'
Hawaii Marriott Hotel owners on employees protesting: ‘Ready to welcome them back’

Friday, the Hawaii Marriott properties owned by Kyo-ya Hotels and Resorts, released a statement saying they respect their employees’ right to protest, and are continuing to negotiate with them.

Hokulea and Arctic Sunrise sail into Honolulu, tours offered
Hokulea and Arctic Sunrise sail into Honolulu, tours offered

Both vessels share the common goal of sustainability and taking care of the environment.

Marie Osmond Q&A: Celebrates birthday, Blaisdell show and gives back to local keiki
Marie Osmond Q&A: Celebrates birthday, Blaisdell show and gives back to local keiki

Jordan Segundo sat down with singer and actress, Marie Osmond to talk about her show at the Blaisdell, her birthday and how she’s helping out local keiki.

Hackers accessed personal information of 30 million Facebook users
Hackers accessed personal information of 30 million Facebook users

The attackers accessed even more details on 14 million of those users, including the area where they live, their relationship status, their religion, and part of their search history.

"The island plays an extraordinary role in the race," Ironman World Championship is here
“The island plays an extraordinary role in the race,” Ironman World Championship is here

Competitors have 17 hours to complete a 2.4 mile swim, 12-mile bike and 26.2 mile run.

Oct. 11, 2018 is Honolulu Age Friendly City Day
Oct. 11, 2018 is Honolulu Age Friendly City Day

Under this new law, there could be motion detectors at cross walks or flags.

Suspected arsonist in Wailuku caught on camera
Suspected arsonist in Wailuku caught on camera

No injuries reported and police are on the hunt for the suspect.

‘Iolani Palace to hold king-sized celebration for Hawai’i’s ‘Merrie Monarch’
‘Iolani Palace to hold king-sized celebration for Hawai’i’s ‘Merrie Monarch’

Hau’oli la hanau e King David Kalakaua!

Honolulu Medical Examiner identified man killed along Pali Hwy.
Honolulu Medical Examiner identified man killed along Pali Hwy.

The 83-year-old was struck by a car while in a marked crosswalk in Nuuanu Wednesday afternoon.

Tokyo's Tsukiji Fish Market reopened in a new home
Tokyo’s Tsukiji Fish Market reopened in a new home

After 83-years, the largest seafood market in the country bid farewell its iconic home last week.

Honolulu has two new laws to stop the homeless from blocking sidewalks
Honolulu has two new laws to stop the homeless from blocking sidewalks

Enforcement is the issue.

5-year-old girl hit and killed by garbage truck at Aliamanu Military Reservation
5-year-old girl hit and killed by garbage truck at Aliamanu Military Reservation

The incident happened around 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Po'ipu Beach Park saying bye bye to butts, now tobacco-free
Po’ipu Beach Park saying bye bye to butts, now tobacco-free

The park is completely tobacco-free, including e-cigarettes.

Maui water treatment facility has a new disinfection process using salt and electricity
Maui water treatment facility has a new disinfection process using salt and electricity

A new disinfection process eliminated chlorine gas.

Day four of Local 5 strike: Some saying they just want to get back to work
Day four of Local 5 strike: Some saying they just want to get back to work

2,700 Marriott workers have been protesting on O’ahu and Maui for four days, some are saying they are ready to get back to doing what they do best — helping guests.

Trustee Akana says investigation into her OHA spending is hampering her campaign
Trustee Akana says investigation into her OHA spending is hampering her campaign

Office of Hawaiian Affairs Trustee Rowena Akana says an ongoing investigation by the state ethics commission is hampering her campaign.

Keiki call attention to the rise in pedestrian accidents, promoting safe driving
Keiki call attention to the rise in pedestrian accidents, promoting safe driving

Keiki asking drivers to ‘park your cell phone,’ and ‘watch for pedestrians.’

Lawyer: Guam vote on US relationship symbolic
Lawyer: Guam vote on US relationship symbolic

Arnold Davis, a white, non-Chamorro resident of Guam, sued in 2011 after his application to participate in the vote was denied.

State debuts environmentally-friendly, more efficient Zipmobile
State debuts environmentally-friendly, more efficient Zipmobile

Hawaii Department of Transportation says the new and improved machine is scheduled to go in service next month.

Are Biki bikes safer for riders?
Are Biki bikes safer for riders?

            Big numbers for Biki rides, but are all the bikes adding to the number of bicycle accidents on Oahu? Island News takes a look to see how the numbers add up.

Tokyo's Tsukiji Fish Market reopened in a new home
Tokyo’s Tsukiji Fish Market reopened in a new home

After 83-years, the largest seafood market in the country bid farewell its iconic home last week.

Honolulu has two new laws to stop the homeless from blocking sidewalks
Honolulu has two new laws to stop the homeless from blocking sidewalks

Enforcement is the issue.

5-year-old girl hit and killed by garbage truck at Aliamanu Military Reservation
5-year-old girl hit and killed by garbage truck at Aliamanu Military Reservation

The incident happened around 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Po'ipu Beach Park saying bye bye to butts, now tobacco-free
Po’ipu Beach Park saying bye bye to butts, now tobacco-free

The park is completely tobacco-free, including e-cigarettes.

Maui water treatment facility has a new disinfection process using salt and electricity
Maui water treatment facility has a new disinfection process using salt and electricity

A new disinfection process eliminated chlorine gas.


For the latest Hawaii State, Hawaii Island, West Hawaii, and local sports news, please check the blog sidebars and links.  These news feeds are updated daily.  Thanks for joining us today.

Until next time,

Russ Roberts

https://hawaiinewsdigest.net

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