Hawaii State News, evening update, 19 Jan 2019

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“Honolulu Star-Advertiser”, 19 January 2019.

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Sen. Kai Kahele challenges Tulsi Gabbard for her seat
State Sen. Kai Kahele plans to challenge U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard for her congressional seat, sources have confirmed.
Great white sharks are no strangers to Hawaii
With the recent viral video of a massive great white shark off the South Shore of Oahu, it may be valuable to note that such sharks are routinely present in Hawaii waters and might visit here at any time of the year.
No tsunami threat to Hawaii following earthquake near Chile
There is no tsunami threat to Hawaii following a 6.7 magnitude earthquake near the coast of central Chile this afternoon.
BuzzFeed News faces scrutiny after Mueller denies a dramatic report
In an age of unyielding appetite for all things Trump, big news travels fast.
Hawaii Foodbank providing food for federal workers
The Hawaii Foodbank is stepping in to provide food for families affected by the partial government shutdown as it enters its fifth week.
DLNR appoints new deputy for water resources management
The state Department of Land and Natural Resources has appointed Kaleo Manuel as the next deputy of the state Commission on Water Resources Management.
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Russ Roberts