Hawaii State News, 26 Dec 2018

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“Honolulu Star-Advertiser”, 26 December 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.

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Volunteers spend Christmas giving presents to Oahu’s homeless
Ryder Cook became emotional after receiving gifts from strangers visiting the Institute for Human Services on Christmas.
Scholarship boosts Hawaiians in science at Chaminade University
The number of Native Hawaiian students at Chaminade University has shot up 40 percent since 2015, and many more of them are choosing careers in the sciences under a partnership with Kamehameha Schools.
Local man helps prepare East Honolulu neighbors for ‘the big one’
No flood, tsunami, earthquake or hurricane — not even retirement or a near-fatal heart attack — can keep Danny Tengan from readying East Honolulu residents for disaster.
Homeless efforts improving, official says
State and county officials, social service agencies and law enforcement are working together to address the highest per capita rate of homelessness in the country, but more needs to be done, according to the regional coordinator for the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness.
Lee Cataluna: Permits and laws do little to stop jerks
In early December a group of friends gathered for a Christmas party in Waipahu. When the first illegal firework boomed over Kunia and the dogs in the neighborhood started bawling, we all kind of laughed and rolled our eyes about Waipahu and illegal fireworks and how it never seems to get better.
Ed Case ready to bring change to Washington
As Ed Case prepares to be sworn into the U.S. House of Representatives in January, he’s been hiring key staff and gearing up for what he hopes will be major reforms in Congress.
600K gallons of sewage spills into Kaohaoha Gulch on Hawaii island
The owners of Big Island Dairy illegally discharged roughly 600,000 gallons of sewage that contaminated coastal waters through Ka­ohaoha Gulch.
Truck sideswipes trolley in Waikiki
A 68-year-old man driving a pickup truck allegedly sideswiped a trolley Tuesday afternoon in Waikiki, Emergency Medical Services said in a report.
Christmas tree recycling options
The City and County of Honolulu offers the following options to recycle Christmas trees.
Snowfall closes road to summit of Mauna Kea
A white Christmas in Hawaii is not just a dream. Atop Mauna Kea it’s a reality, with snow falling Christmas Day and flurries forecast for throughout the night.
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Until next time,
Russ Roberts