Hawaii State News 08/21/2019

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500-year-old mummy of Incan girl returns to Bolivia

A 500-year-old mummy of an Incan girl has been returned to Bolivia some 129 years after it was donated to the Michigan State University Museum, marking what an official says is the first time human remains of archaeological importance have been repatriated to the Andean country. Read more

Arizona colleges move to extend tuition rate for immigrants

Arizona universities are moving to expand access to a tuition rate paid by immigrants living in the country illegally who graduated from Arizona high schools after President Donald Trump’s administration froze enrollment in a program that shielded them from deportation. Read more

U.S. Marines chief acknowledges worries on Japan-Korean ties

Gen. David Berger, the new U.S. Marines commandant, acknowledged Wednesday that he is concerned about deteriorating relations between Japan and South Korea, both key regional allies, but expressed hopes politicians would work out a resolution. Read more

Statewide occupancy in July grew, but Hawaii hotel performance year-to-date lackluster

Statewide occupancy in July grew to 85.2% up 1 percentage point from July 2018, according to data released today. Read more

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