Hawaii State News, 03 Dec 2018

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“Honolulu Star-Advertiser”, 03 December 2018, published in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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

Honolulu Star-Advertiser



Testing the waters in New Hampshire, Tulsi Gabbard ‘seriously thinking’ about presidential bid
EXETER, N.H. >> Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard made multiple stops this weekend in the state that holds the first primary in the race for the White House — sparking further speculation that she’s considering a run for the Democratic presidential nomination.
Native Hawaiian graduation rate triples at University of Hawaii at Manoa
Native Hawaiian and Filipino students are graduating on time at record rates from the University of Hawaii at Manoa, with Hawaiians tripling their level since 2010, according to the latest data.
‘World-class’ playground approved for Ala Moana park
A volunteer group has obtained city approval to build a 1-acre public playground at Ala Moana Regional Park that includes miniature zip lines, slides, swings and a splash pad.


UH-Hilo to offer career path for airline pilots and drone operators
A new bachelor’s degree in aeronautical sciences at the University of Hawaii at Hilo could start training students to become commercial pilots or operators of unmanned aircraft as soon as next year.
Motor sports fans push for racetrack at Ewa Field
Honolulu City Councilwoman Ann Kobayashi wants the city to look into placing a motor sports racetrack on a portion of a historic field that the Navy is planning to transfer to the city.
Kokua Line: Sears assures customers warranties will be honored
Q uestion : What happens to the service plan on my appliances if Sears sells its Hawaii stores, as it is trying to do, or if it can’t (find) a buyer and the stores are closed? I just bought all new appliances last year and paid extra for the extended warranties.
Woman charged with attempted murder
A 38-year-old woman who was arrested Friday in connection with the stabbing of a 25-year-old woman in Pearl City was charged with attempted murder.
Suspected arsonist released pending investigation
Honolulu police have released, pending investigation, a 22-year-old man they arrested Friday for arson at a house fire in Waipahu. They released him Saturday.
Hawaiian Airlines flight to Sydney returns to Honolulu
A Hawaiian Airlines plane bound for Sydney returned to Honolulu after takeoff today because of a possible problem with a hydraulic system.
House fire on Kauai displaces resident
Kauai firefighters extinguished a fire at a one-bedroom house in Kealia that broke out Saturday night when no one was home.
Big Isle firefighters rescue opihi pickers in treacherous operation
Firefighters used high-angle rope techniques to get down a 100-foot shoreline cliff in heavy rain and darkness early today to rescue two opihi pickers, one clinging halfway up the cliff in Laupahoehoe on Hawaii island.
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Russ Roberts