Hawaii State News 08/20/2019


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Officials warn of increased traffic as UH classes get underway next week

It’s that time of the year again — the time when students returning to school result in increased traffic on Oahu’s roadways.
City issues first 5 illegal vacation rental citations

The city has issued five citations for illegal vacation rental ads culled from online hosting platforms — the first of many expected under a new law that took effect Aug. 1.
Hirono tours Mauna Kea protest site

MAUNA KEA, Hawaii >> U.S. Sen. Mazie Hirono visited the site of the protests against the Thirty Meter Telescope and toured the tent encampment at the base of the Mauna Kea Access Road for several hours Monday morning, speaking with protest leaders and Hawaiian elders who assured her the demonstrations are organized and peaceful.
City Council is pressured to support Ala Wai flood project

The Honolulu City Council is expected to consider a resolution today that would keep the controversial Ala Wai Flood Risk Management Project moving forward.
1-man homage to Duke slated for OceanFest

Award-winning Native Hawaiian playwright and actor Moses Goods will star Friday night in a one-man show that he wrote depicting the life of Duke Paoa Kahanamoku in a first for Duke’s OceanFest, which is now in its 18th year.
New downtown satellite city hall adds services, staff

City officials Monday formally opened the new Downtown Satellite City Hall at the Chinatown Gateway Plaza, a location that will provide twice the space and some added services unavailable at the old site in an underground Fort Street Mall space two blocks away.
Janet Jackson to return to Honolulu for 2 shows in November

Janet Jackson to perform 2 Honolulu shows in November
Made in Hawaii’s attendance down amid competition

There were roughly 10,000 fewer guests at this year’s Made in Hawaii Festival due to competing events on the same weekend.
On the Move: Erin Khan and Holly Kranbuhl

Anthology Marketing Group has announced the following promotions for its Public Relations, Advertising and Administrative groups:
Suspect in shooting of officer charged with armed robbery

An accused gunman charged with the July shooting of a police officer in Waianae has been indicted by a federal grand jury in connection with an armed robbery of a convenience store that occurred a day before the shooting.
Pearl Harbor destroyer returns after adventurous 92 days at sea

It was an eventful 92 days at sea for the destroyer USS Michael Murphy, which returned Monday to Pearl Harbor and waiting family members.
Ex-UH med school dean brought innovative learning method

Dr. Christian Gulbrandsen, instrumental in changing the way University of Hawaii medical students learn, stood up to opponents of the then-controversial methods of “Problem- Based Learning,” a hands-on approach in contrast to the traditional lecture-style curriculum.
6 paddlers rescued off Diamond Head

Crews from the Coast Guard, Honolulu Fire Department and city Ocean Safety rescued six paddlers Sunday from a sinking outrigger canoe off of Diamond Head.
Jet fighters included in exercise

The Hawaii National Guard said Oahu residents might notice an increase in military aircraft during a large-scale Sentry Aloha fighter exercise running Wednesday through Sept. 4.
Kokua Line: Long-term records of hot-car deaths include 6 Hawaii children, group says

Q uestion : The news keeps having these terrible stories about babies dying in cars because somebody forgot them all day. Is this getting worse? I don’t remember hearing so much about it before. Maybe I am noticing now because I have grandkids.
Tech View: TMT should be built, says Hokule‘a navigator Baybayan

The biggest drama in decades is playing itself out on Mauna Kea, and it’s drawing international attention. As popular culture icons jump on the anti-Thirty Meter Telescope bandwagon, it seems uncool to support the $1.4 billion scientific endeavor. Some protesters have gone so far as to say that they are on the “right side of history.”
Janet Jackson to return to Honolulu for 2 shows in November

Pop icon Janet Jackson is heading Hawaii in November to perform two shows at the Neal Blaisdell Arena to celebrate the 30th anniversary of her Rhythm Nation 1814 album.

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Hawaii State News 08/19/2019


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Hawaii State News 08/19/2019


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Hawaii Island News 08/19/2019


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Honokaa Pool still closed

KAILUA-KONA — The Honokaa Pool remains closed several months after county officials had expected to reopen the facility to Hamakua residents.

TMT supporters hold rally

Approximately 100 people gathered along Kanoelehua Avenue Thursday afternoon to show support for the Thirty Meter Telescope project, while hundreds more drivers gave appreciative honks in agreement.

Salary Commission nixes big raises

The county Salary Commission on Thursday rejected across-the-board average 6.1% raises for county officials, but settled on a 1.25% cost-of-living adjustment instead.

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West Hawaii News 08/19/2019


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Debunking oft-cited claims abut TMT

Some opposition to the Thirty Meter Telescope is being fueled by prominent people — celebrities, musicians and politicians — who have offered their support to the Maunakea “protectors” via social media.

Honokaa Pool still closed

KAILUA-KONA — The Honokaa Pool remains closed several months after county officials had expected to reopen the facility to Hamakua residents.

Salary Commission nixes big raises

HILO — The county Salary Commission on Thursday rejected across-the-board average 6.1% raises for county officials, but settled on a 1.25% cost-of-living adjustment instead.

TMT supporters hold rally

HILO — Approximately 100 people gathered along Kanoelehua Avenue Thursday afternoon to show support for the Thirty Meter Telescope project, while hundreds more drivers gave appreciative honks in agreement.

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Hawaii State News 08/19/2019


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Kamehameha Schools, OHA provide support to Mauna Kea protesters

The opponents of the Thirty Meter Telescope who are demonstrating on Mauna Kea are getting logistical support from some major Hawaii institutions, including Kamehameha Schools and the state Office of Hawaiian Affairs.
Paul Simon takes a lesson from Maui environmentalists

AUWAHI, Maui >> It is a beautiful Friday morning on the leeward slopes of Haleakala, nearly a mile above sea level. The sun is strong, but the heat is tempered by a light breeze and the natural cooling that comes with elevation.
Lanai must offer Hawaiian language immersion

The state Supreme Court has ruled Hawaii’s Constitution requires reasonable access to Hawaiian language immersion programs.

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Shoplifting attempt leads to fire in Nanakuli Sack N Save

A suspect is on the run after his attempt to shoplift a razor from a Nanakuli grocery store Sunday morning went up in flames.
The opening of Espacio in Waikiki caters to Hawaii’s strong luxury hotel market

Hawaii visitors may be spending less per day; however, that doesn’t mean the luxury market isn’t thriving.
Officials should follow Maui’s example, former mayor says

Construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope has been blocked at Mauna Kea for more than a month by a Native Hawaiian protest that seeks to safeguard what many regard a sacred mountain against a lawfully permitted project.
Jobless rate stays at 2.8% for fifth straight month

Hawaii’s unemployment rate remains stuck in neutral.
Hawaii pension fund up 5.8% for fiscal year

Hawaii’s largest public pension fund failed to meet its 7% investment target in fiscal 2019 amid a volatile December and unsettling U.S.-Chinese trade war.
Volunteers prep Arizona Memorial for reopening

Volunteers continue to clean and polish the USS Arizona Memorial in preparation for the as-yet announced reopening of one of the state’s most visited tourist attractions.
Invasive sponge found to feed on own bug juice

An invasive species of sponge common throughout Hawaii packs its own lunch, scientists have found.
Kokua Line: DOT’s method protects crosswalks at intersections that lack traffic lights

Q uestion : Will they be putting in more of those “speed bump” crosswalks? I think they should and hope they do.
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Hawaii State News 08/18/2019


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