Hawaii State News, 07 Dec 2018

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“Hawaii Business Magazine”, 07 December 2018, published in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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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.

Hundreds to gather for 77th anniversary of attack on Pearl Harbor
The remembrance ceremony begins promptly at 7:50 a.m., the moment Japanese warplanes started a historic assault. Every year, survivors of the attack urge younger generations to “never forget.” And that message is all the more poignant this year given not only who will be at the Pearl Harbor ceremony, but by who won’t be there: No one who survived the bombing of the USS Arizona battleship will be in the audience. Hawaii News Now. KHON2.

Pearl Harbor attack survivor remembers the day from afar
Retired U.S. Navy Cmdr. Don Long was alone on an anchored military seaplane in the middle of a bay across the island from Pearl Harbor when Japanese warplanes started striking. When the gunfire finally reached him, setting the aircraft ablaze, he jumped into the water and found himself swimming through fire to safety. Associated Press.

Pearl Harbor re-burials across the US give families closure
In 2015, the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency dug up nearly 400 sets of remains from a Hawaii cemetery buried as unknowns after the war. The remains were exhumed after determining that advances in DNA technology could make identifications possible. The agency has identified 186 sailors and Marines from the Oklahoma. KITV.

Pouring of Blackened Canteen WWII relic helps heal U.S.-Japanese rifts
For 26 years a U.S canteen blackened and battered in the midair collision of two B-29 bombers in Japan during World War II, a symbol of the horror of war, has been an instrument of peace and reconciliation at Pearl Harbor. Star-Advertiser.

Student athletes, ACLU suing DOE over alleged Title XI non-compliance
Athletes at Campbell High have filed a federal class action lawsuit over a lack of girls’ sports facilities and opportunities. Title XI prohibits gender inequality in schools and universities. The suit alleges that female athletes at Campbell High are forced to change in teachers’ closets, in the bathroom at the nearest Burger King, and even on the practice field. Hawaii News Now.KITV. Civil Beat. KHON2. Star-Advertiser. KHON2.

Four things businesses should know to excel in today’s changing world 
“I think if you just look around, this is a rapidly changing world, and it can be either fascinating or terrifying, but either way it grabs your attention,” said Mark Fukunaga, chairman and CEO of Servco Pacific, at Hawaii Business magazine’s C-Suite Speaker Series event Thursday morning. Read four takeaways from the panel here. Hawaii Business.

For those looking to work in airline industry, UH opens major opportunity
The University of Hawaii is partnering with an aviation academy to create courses which will foster pilots, mechanics, flight attendants, and aeronautical engineers. Hawaii News Now. 

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Russ Roberts