Hawaii State News, 22 Nov 2018

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“Honolulu Star-Advertiser”, 22 November 2018, published in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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


Woman dies after passenger van crosses centerline on Big Island highway

One woman died today after a passenger van carrying nine people crossed a centerline on Daniel K. Inouye Highway, also known as Saddle Road, early this morning.
Substance abuse put former athletes on different paths to redemption

John Dudoit is a recovering substance abuser and former cocaine dealer who was a football star at Farrington High School in the late 1960s. Rod Aldridge, who like Dudoit is 66, is a recovering alcoholic who played basketball at the University of Hawaii in the 1970s.
Wind farm proposed for Waianae range

A Japanese company plans to build 13 wind turbines, enough to power 25,000 homes, on the slopes above the Kahe Power Plant in West Oahu.
Gabbard blasts Trump in tweet

U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard ratcheted up her criticism of President Donald Trump’s steadfast support of Saudi Arabia’s leadership on Wednesday, tweeting to the president that “Being Saudi Arabia’s bitch is not ‘America First.’”
State economic growth downgraded

Hawaii’s extraordinary run of economic expansion, now in its ninth year, paused briefly earlier this year, according to a new federal estimate that has led state officials to downgrade their annual growth forecast for the local economy.
Teddy’s Mapunapuna closes for cleaning after video allegedly shows workers grilling rat

Teddy’s Bigger Burgers’ Mapunapuna location will remain closed for cleaning until at least Friday in response to a video circulating online that appeared to show a rat being cooked on the restaurant’s grill.
Hauula victim was shot in heart with bang stick

It was a shot to the heart from a device used by fishermen and alligator hunters that killed a man in Hauula last week, Deputy Prosecutor Duane Kokesch told a state judge Wednesday.
Isle B&Bs, vacation rentals see double-digit growth

Hawaii’s bed-and-breakfast accommodations and vacation rental homes saw double-digit growth in 2017.
Liliha Bakery coming to Ala Moana

Liliha Bakery, the 68-year-old local business known for its fresh-baked goods, will open a bakery and coffee shop at Macy’s in the Ala Moana Center, occupying the space that formerly housed the Pineapple Room by Alan Wong. The venue is slated to open in early 2019.
Ikea plans to cut 7,500 jobs worldwide

Furniture giant Ikea plans to cut 7,500 jobs worldwide — approximately 75 of which are in the United States — as part of a plan to cater more to online customers, the company said Wednesday.
Ex-prison guard charged in three inmates’ assaults

A former state prison guard has been charged with sexually assaulting three women inmates.
Kokua Line: Help yourself to Mahalos to celebrate Thanksgiving

Continuing a Thanksgiving Day tradition, we devote Kokua Line to readers’ expressions of gratitude for the kind deeds that brighten our world. We can all use a hand now and then.
MMA fighter recovering from attack

Mixed martial arts fighter Arnold Berdon, 27, was charged Wednesday with second-degree assault in the Sunday morning beating that sent his wife, mixed martial arts fighter Rachael Ostovich, 27, to the hospital.
Motorbike officer struck on freeway

Motorbike officer struck on freeway
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Until next time,
Russ Roberts