Hawaii State News 09/10/2019

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Gabbard says she’s closer to the debate stage, despite national reports to the contrary
National reports to the contrary, Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard says she secured her third qualifying poll on Sunday, leaving her one poll short of making October’s Democratic presidential primary debate.
If TMT goes, billions of research dollars could go with it
The man in charge of research and innovation at the University of Hawaii says there’s more at stake in the Thirty Meter Telescope impasse than the loss of an important astronomy outpost.


Hawaii’s need for doctors continues to fall behind a growing demand
Hawaii’s supply of doctors is the lowest since 2015 as aging physicians retire and younger ones move to the mainland for better-paying jobs.
Nursery on Sand Island experiments with coral to speed up the healing of reefs
On Oahu’s Sand Island a small team of coral specialists and technicians has been working for years to restore the slow-growing coral reefs in Hawaii that are being subjected to increasingly frequent bleaching events.
Ala Moana Center shooting victim is ID’d
Family members identified a 20-year-old man who died in Sunday’s shooting at the Ala Moana Center parking lot as Alan C. Jennings of Waianae.
Hawaiian Airlines’ passenger traffic up 4%
Hawaiian Airlines carried 4% more passengers in August than a year ago as its unit cost per person increased.
Kokua Line: Spectrum not budging on UH Wahine volleyball
Q uestion : Why do Hawaiian Telcom subscribers not get the Wahine volleyball games on TV? They do show the men’s volleyball games, but not the women’s.
Column: Ransomware-as-a-service is a part of the dark web
By all accounts, ransomware attacks are occurring with greater frequency. The rise of ransomware-as-a-service, combined with the increased usage of bitcoin, has nefarious schemers from around the globe going after your hard-earned kala. What, then, can folks do to minimize their exposure to this plague?
Hawaii County seek man for alleged sexual assault
Hawaii County police are asking for help in finding a man who is wanted for questioning about a sexual assault investigation.
2 Hawaii real estate companies fined for failing to disclose lead paint
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced today that two Hawaii real estate companies have agreed to more than $26,000 in penalties for failing to provide proper lead-based paint disclosures, as required by federal law, to buyers and renters of Maui and Big Island homes built before 1978.
Hawaiian Humane Society raises adoption fees for puppies and kittens
The Hawaiian Humane Society is revising its adoption fees for puppies, kittens, cats and dogs, starting Tuesday.
Man with Alzheimer’s missing from Kapolei care home is found at Ala Moana Center
CrimeStoppers and the Honolulu Police Department today thanked the public for their assistance finding Martin McCormack, a 70-year-old with Alzheimer’s that had been missing since Wednesday .
Hanauma Bay to close for a week for repaving
The popular Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve will be closed for a week, starting at the end of the month, for a $295,000 repaving project, according to city parks officials.
Today VOLLEYBALL ILH Division I girls: Hawaii Baptist at Mid-Pacific, 6 p.m.; Kamehameha at Sacred Hearts, 6:15 p.m.; ‘Iolani at Le Jardin, 6:15 p.m.; Punahou at Maryknoll, 6:30 p.m. ILH Division I-AA girls: ‘Iolani at Read More
Ferd Lewis: University of Hawaii coach Rolovich forced to ground pirate plan against Washington
As if a 2-0 start to the season against Pac-12 Conference opponents wasn’t big enough, University of Hawaii football coach Nick Rolovich had yet another splash in mind for Saturday’s game at 23rd-ranked Washington.
UH’s Ward has eyes for success
On the 11-level eye chart, a person who can read the eighth line has 20/20 vision.
Kahuku offensive lineman commits to University of Hawaii
One of the state’s top offensive linemen has pledged to join the University of Hawaii football team in 2020.
Swords’ Saulala named PacWest POW
Chaminade women’s volleyball player Lataisia Saulala was named the Pacific West Conference Player of the Week on Monday.
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