Today’s Hawaii News P.M. 08/15/2019

Here are today’s top Hawaii News stories from Hawaii News Digest.

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Accessed on 16 August 2019, 0245 UTC, Post 19373.

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08.15.19

TOP STORY

Hanabusa takes first steps in run for Honolulu mayor

The former U.S. congresswoman would be a marquee name in a potentially large field of candidates. She recently filed an organizational report with the Hawaii Campaign Spending Commission and listed Honolulu City Councilwoman Ann Kobayashi as the campaign’s chair.

Civil Beat

LOCAL NEWS

BOE expected to adopt changes to student misconduct rules

The rules are being updated to address federal civil rights concerns about Hawai‘i state policies on bullying and harassment. Once approved, the amendments will get a final sign-off by the state attorney general and go before Gov. Ige for review and consideration.

Hawaii Tribune Herald

Mauna Kea management approves stargazing areas

The action item establishes commercial tour stargazing areas in the mid-level area of the mountain and includes installing “signs, gates, traffic barriers, and portable toilets to manage impacts from activities”. Managers also plan to “restore lands using native vegetation in areas previously impacted by approved uses”.

Big Island Video News

BOSS Survey Results: Trump and Tax Reform

Respondents in both polls were asked how they felt about President Donald Trump’s impact on the local economy. Here’s what Hawaiʻi thinks …more.

FACT, FIGURE OR PHRASE

“You just don’t keep pouring money at the problem. You have to make sure your money is doing something.”

– Health & Wellness CHANGE report: Dr. M. Stanton Michels, state Department of Health’s Child and Adolescent Mental Health Division

Cody Winchester
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Esther H. Park
List Sotheby’s International Realty

Glenn M. Takase
Coldwell Banker Day-Lum Properties

Gregory Harbottle
Gregory Harbottle Inc.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPDATES

L&L Hawai‘i appoints Elisia Flores as new vice-chair and CEO

As CEO, Elisia Flores will oversee the strategic direction of the L&L franchise, which has nearly 200 locations throughout the U.S. and Japan, including 14 states, ranging from Alaska to North Carolina. Elisia succeeds her father, Eddie Flores Jr., who will continue to co-chair the company with Johnson Kam.

Press Release

CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT

Made in Hawaii Festival

The 3-day showcase of “Made in Hawaii” products starts tomorrow at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall from 10am-9pm. The festival will feature nearly 400 food, art, fashion, books, gifts, plants and crafts exhibitors from around the 50th State.

Made in Hawaii Festival

HAWAII BUSINESS MAGAZINE

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TODAY’S HAWAIʻI VIEWS

Windward Oʻahu, North of Laiʻe at sunset

Photo credit: Jeff Hawe

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