Hawaii Island News, 10 December 2018

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“Hawaii Business Magazine,” 10 December 2018, published in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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

Fee waiver discontinued for KMC users
Veterans headed to Kilauea Military Camp inside Hawaii Volcanoes National Park may be surprised to find they have to pay a park entrance fee. In the past, veterans who didn’t have a park pass would be allowed to enter for free if they were going to KMC, a military recreation facility on the rim of the Kilauea caldera, and showed a retired military identification card. Tribune-Herald.

UH-Hilo prepares aeronautical science program
The provisional bachelor of science degree was approved by the UH Board of Regents last month and has two concentrations, one in commercial professional pilot training, and another in commercial aerial information technology. It is estimated that 20 students will enroll in the pilot training track and 10 in the aerial information technology track each academic year starting in the fall of 2020. Tribune-Herald.

2 carriers seek federally subsidized Waimea-Kohala Airport contract
In response to a federal request for proposals from the U.S. Department of Transportation, Mokulele Airlines and Makani Kai Air have both submitted proposals outlining their plans to offer flights between Hawaii Island and Maui. West Hawaii Today. 

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Russ Roberts