Hawaii State News, evening update, 18 October 2018

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“Hawaii Business Magazine”, 18 October 2018.

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Comment:  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.

Poll: Voters want Ige to win Nov. 6 election
Republican state Rep. Andria Tupola trails by 21 percentage points among likely Hawaii voters in the latest survey. Civil Beat.

Commission doubles fines for first-time campaign spending violators
New penalties were levied against 25 candidates and committees. Candidates who violate campaign finance laws will face stiffer penalties after a state commission voted to double some fines for first-time offenders Wednesday. Civil Beat.

Greenpeace ship in Honolulu after studying Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Over the next few days, Greenepeace will be hosting tours and group discussions highlighting the threat of plastic pollution to our oceans, waterways and communities. Hawaii News Now.

Council advances bill to use $44 million of city bonds for rail 
A proposal that allows the city to use property taxes to pay for the rail project moved forward today at city council and is one step closer to becoming reality. KHON2Star-Advertiser.

State department head sues city over East Honolulu flood damage
A group of East Honolulu residents are taking the city to court, saying its negligence contributed to historic flooding in April that did millions of dollars in damages to Oahu homes. Hawaii News NowKITVKHON2.

2017 state aquaculture sales total $76.4 million
Hawaii’s aquaculture industry needed fewer workers last year but maintained sales close to a 2014 peak, according to a recent federal report.Star-Advertiser.

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Russ Roberts