Comment: Here are some of the top Hawaii State News headlines compiled by the “Honolulu Star-Advertiser”, published in Honolulu, Hawaii. Views expressed in this Hawaii State news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
Amid all the excitement and fanfare surrounding the arrival of Jason Momoa for a private screening of his new movie “Aquaman” at Consolidated Theatres at Ward Village Friday, the Hawaii-born actor seemed most moved by the emotional moments he shared with his father and two children.
Preservation planning for Ewa Field — a key Dec. 7, 1941, battlefield — is progressing with well-known infrastructure redevelopment firm Louis Berger offering six proposals calling for between 15 and 206 acres to be set aside with walking trails and interpretive signs.
Gov. David Ige is pushing forward on plans to relocate Oahu’s overcrowded jail in Kalihi to Halawa Valley, inserting $5 million into his proposed budget for fiscal year 2020 for studying financing options for the facility, which is estimated to cost about $525 million.
Approximately 775 families will get Christmas gifts this year thanks to those who supported Helping Hands Hawaii’s Adopt A Family program, either by fulfilling a family’s holiday wish list or by donating money to the Good Neighbor Fund.
A $585 million contract has been awarded to Lockheed Martin to design, develop and deliver a big Homeland Defense Radar- Hawaii by 2023 for added defense against North Korean and other advancing missile threats.