Hawaii State News, 24 Oct 2018

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“Hawaii Business Magazine”, 24 October 2018.

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

Caldwell questions city council’s motives for move from Honolulu Hale
The council approved over one million dollars in funding for relocation and one-year’s rent at the Alii Tower office building on Hotel Street. Some council members said the move is necessary to avoid health risks from lead, mold and asbestos at Honolulu Hale. But, the mayor said Tuesday that multiple studies have proven the council’s work spaces are safe, though some remedial measures need to be addressed at Honolulu Hale. Hawaii News Now. KHON2.

Kealoha trial delayed after review of Katherine’s medical records
Based on a review of Katherine Kealoha’s medical records, which were filed under seal by her lawyer, U.S. Magistrate Judge Richard L. Puglisi found that Kealoha will not be able to attend the trial scheduled for Nov. 14 or assist in her defense. Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat. Hawaii News Now. KHON2. KITV.

Kamehameha pays $65 million as part of settlement of sex abuse lawsuit
Kamehameha Schools has taken a major step to close one of the most tumultuous chapters in its long and storied history, paying $65 million to 32 plaintiffs who sued the institution for the sexual abuse they suffered decades ago at the hands of a psychiatric consultant. Star-Advertiser.

As early voting begins, Tupola, Ige point out differences in opinions
“What we see right now is a failure to lead. There are people in the current administration that are very good followers,” said Rep. Andria Tupola, republican candidate for Gov. Current Gov. David Ige says “I have not heard her express the experience that I think needs to be effective as Governor.” He also says lessons were learned from mistakes and his administration is being more responsive to change with needs of the community. The two candidates expressed the opinions during interviews with Hawaii News Now.

Hawaiian Airlines’ net up 31% after ‘eventful’ quarter
Two hurricanes in Hawaii, a typhoon in Japan, lingering impacts from the Kilauea eruption and rising fuel costs didn’t prevent Hawaiian Holdings Inc. from carrying the most passengers of any third quarter ever or achieving a solid financial performance. On Tuesday the parent company of Hawaiian Airlines reported a third-quarter profit of $93.5 million, up from the year-ago $71.6 million. Star-Advertiser.  

Best Places to Work program helps companies build great work environments
Recognition as a Best Place to Work is powerful tool to recruit employees and hang onto the ones you already have. That’s a big advantage anytime but especially as the unemployment rate hovers about 2 percent. Registration closes Friday for Hawaii’s Best Places to Work, the top workplace recognition program in the Islands. And it’s free! Hawaii Business Magazine.

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Until next time,

Russ Roberts