Hawaii State News 09/06/2019

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Column: Space may be too vast to find intelligent life beyond Earth

Where is ET? After nearly 50 years of searching for intelligent signals from space, astronomers have yet to receive a single verifiable signal of intelligent origin.
Column: Space may be too vast to find intelligent life beyond Earth

Where is ET? After nearly 50 years of searching for intelligent signals from space, astronomers have yet to receive a single verifiable signal of intelligent origin.
Man with Alzheimer’s missing from Kapolei care home since Wednesday

Police are searching for a 70-year-old man who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease has been missing from his Kapolei care home since Wednesday afternoon.
State turns on new traffic cameras at Maui intersections

The state’s network of traffic cameras has been expanded to include Maui, offering real-time views of traffic conditions at key intersections on the Valley Isle at its GoAkamai website and app.
Hot stove sparked Waikiki hotel fire, firefighters say

Honolulu Fire Department investigators determined that a Waikiki hotel fire Thursday was caused by a stove being left on.

TODAY FOOTBALL OIA-ILH Open Division: Saint Louis vs. Kamehameha, at Aloha Stadium, 6 p.m.; Farrington at Kapolei, 7:30 p.m. OIA-ILH Division I: Damien at Castle, 6 p.m.; ‘Iolani at Kailua, 7:30 p.m.; Aiea at Leilehua, Read More
UH marches past Army

Call it trench warfare.
Game action starts the clock for UH freshmen

Fifteen minutes into the 2019 football season, Hawaii linebacker Darius Muasau and defensive back Steven Fiso stamped their time cards.
‘Iolani coach Wendell Look’s sole focus is Raiders’ matchup with Kailua Surfriders

In an alternate universe, a different version of Wendell Look is planning a party.
Prep football: Best of the Rest

No. 1 Saint Louis vs. No. 7 Kamehameha
Campbell earns repeat win over O’Connor

Sophomore Blaine Hipa passed for 215 yards and four touchdowns to lead Campbell over O’Connor 47-35 in a rematch of last year’s battle with the Eagles. In 2018, Campbell went to Arizona and won 37-20.
UH schedule features 4 power-conference foes

The full 2019-20 Hawaii women’s basketball schedule was released on Thursday afternoon, featuring 17 home dates and four power-conference opponents in nonconference play.
Andreescu, Raonic commit to Hawaii Open

Bianca Andreescu, who advanced to the women’s final at the U.S. Open on Thursday, has committed to play in the Hawaii Open in December.
Board balks at landfill plan

A community panel Wednesday night took a stand against expanding a construction debris landfill in Nanakuli after two hours of sometimes heated testimony.
Helicopter in fatal crash endured inclement weather, NTSB finds

Strong wind gusts and moderate to heavy rainfall occurred when a student pilot and his flight instructor appeared to lose control of a Robinson R44 helicopter that plunged into waters off of Molokai in October 2017, killing them both, according to a report released by the National Transportation Safety Board.
Cataluna: What this girl did in the name of science

Fifteen-year-old Summer Royal has a patent pending on a product that will eliminate ukus.
Ex-death row inmate McCoy is charged in Waikiki robbery

Former Delaware death row inmate Isaiah McCoy targeted a man for robbery in Waikiki because the man was wearing an expensive wristwatch, Deputy Prosecutor David Van Acker told a state judge Thursday.
Kokua Line: Rules about carry-on food center on security and pests

Question : What is the policy about bringing food on the plane? Can I put it in my carry-on? Is there any restriction on any food? Do I have to pull it out for inspection?
Modernization at state airports could aid in tourism

A new $310 million Mauka Concourse underway at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport is designed to increase the number of passengers boarding a plane at the state’s largest airport by about another 1.5 million.
Big Island and Kauai single-family homes show gains in price

Two neighbor island housing markets turned in mostly better results for single-family homes but not condominiums in August, a report released Thursday shows.
On the Move: Toba-Davila and Lam

InForm Design has announced the following new hire and rehire:
Rearview Mirror: From sumo wrestler to cowboy, the head of HPD’s Metro Squad wore many hats

Don Chapman has a new book out titled “The Goodfather: The Life of Larry Mehau.” Chapman is the former editor of “MidWeek” and has been a journalist in Hawaii for 40 years.
RAIL recovery funds get federal approval

The Federal Transit Administration finally has approved the city’s recovery plan for the Honolulu rail project, a development that rail authority Executive Director Andrew Robbins called a “significant milestone” for the 20-mile rail line.
Caldwell gives update on Ala Moana Regional Park’s master plan

Mayor Kirk Caldwell on Wednesday hailed the completion of key renovations at Ala Moana Regional Park and took aim at critics of his far-ranging master plan for Oahu’s most popular recreational stop, calling the critics “a very small group of people.”
Officials wait to decide Yamanoha’s future

Officials at the Honolulu rail authority will wait until Russell Yamanoha is sentenced in federal court in December before deciding how his criminal conviction for helping to rig a union election might affect his city job.
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