Hawaii State News, afternoon update, 15 October 2018

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“Hawaii Business Magazine”, 15 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.

House: No special session for Kilauea recovery funds
The State Legislature will take up the issue of funding recovery efforts during the regular legislative session beginning in January 2019. Big Island Video News. Tribune-Herald. Hawaii News Now.

Here’s how the top contenders for governor shake out on key issues 
Gov. David Ige and state Rep. Andria Tupola both oppose using LNG to produce electricity. But their differences shine through on other topics.Civil Beat.

4 former governors weigh in on proposed constitutional amendment 
In the commercial spot paid for by the Affordable Hawaii Coalition, former governors George Ariyoshi, John Waihee, Ben Cayetano and Neil Abercrombie appear in a conference call-like setting, all stating their opposition to the proposal. Hawaii News Now.

Educators say schools need more money  
With the election less than a month away, Hawaii voters will be deciding on a constitutional amendment that would add a surcharge on investment property to help fund public education. Garden Island.

Voters to decide on Constitutional Convention
The last ConCon was in 1978, and there wer 102 delegates. Each delegate was chosen by voters.KHON2.

Strike impacts visitor numbers, neighboring businesses
Some 2,700 Marriott hotel workers in Hawaii spent a sixth day on strike Saturday, seeking higher wages and better benefits while exacerbating challenges to the state’s visitor industry, which already has had to deal with floods, a volcanic eruption and hurricanes. Star-AdvertiserKHON.

Elemental Excelerator introduces newest cohort
Start-up companies offering battery-operated airplanes, a video-based monitoring system to verify how fish are caught and new ways to track, install and store solar technology are among Elemental Excelerator’s newest cohort for 2019.Star-Advertiser.

Hawaiian, Japan Airlines to form joint venture

Seven months into a comprehensive partnership, Hawaiian Airlines and Japan Airlines have already deepened their connection in key ways. Hawaii Public Radio.

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Russ Roberts