Welcome to the afternoon edition of “Today’s Hawaii News” from Hawaii News Digest.
Views expressed in this Hawaii News summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.
Content provided by “Hawaii Business Magazine.”
Accessed on 08 August 2019, 0205 UTC, Post 19337.
Please click link or scroll down to read your selections:
– Locally owned, locally committed since 1955 –
Advocates and opponents of TMT seek new supporters
The Thirty Meter Telescope has launched an ad campaign on local stations featuring master navigator Kalepa Baybayan. Leaders of the Mauna Kea protest plan to livestream a “Jam 4 Maunakea” concert this Sunday with other organizations and supporters.
Number of electric vehicles in Hawai‘i nears milestone
According to the state’s latest energy trend report, the number of passenger EVs in Hawai‘i is up 29.4 percent from the same month a year ago. In contrast, the number of passenger gasoline vehicles in the state grew 0.9 percent.
Giant drones over Lana‘i?
UH’s Research Corporation thinks Lana‘i can become a global avionics center, assembling and shipping giant drones that will connect the world using 5G. They’ve already built a hangar for the project, which went up in June before receiving government exemptions.
Lessons for Business Leaders of Tomorrow
Panelists offered suggestions that business leaders could do to help, like partnering with clean energy startups on pilot projects, participating in energy efficiency programs …more.
FACT, FIGURE OR PHRASE
“It’s important that we all take the time to evaluate our strengths and interests and figure out how they can play into solutions. Everyone has something to offer, and every movement needs diversity.”
– Rafael Bergstrom, Executive Director of Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii and CHANGE agent.
CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT
Get ready for the 17th annual Korean Festival
Head down to Victoria Ward Park this Saturday from 11am-8pm for a celebration of Korean culture. Get your fill of food, pick up some crafts from vendors, take in the cultural displays and entertainment, and why not try your hand at the kimchi eating contest while you’re at it.
HAWAII BUSINESS MAGAZINE
Are you Makin’ Moves as a Professional?
This new directory-style platform is made for working professionals in Hawai‘i to promote their latest professional advancements and achievements. Movers & Makers will cultivate and deepen relationships between the business community, thought-leaders, industry disruptors and young professionals looking to start their careers here in Hawai‘i!
TODAY’S HAWAIʻI VIEWS
You know what they say about waterfalls, and chasing them.
Photo credit: Jeff Hawe
For the latest Hawaii State, Hawaii Island, West Hawaii, and Hawaii Sports News, please check the blog sidebars and links. These news feeds are updated daily. Thanks for joining us today.
Until next time,
https://hawaiinewsdigest.net (the daily update).
https://hawaiinewsdigest.com (breaking Hawaii News).