Hawaii State News, evening bulletin, Friday, 13 April 2018


Accessed on 14 April 2018, 0511 UTC, Post #16638. Source: http://www.westhawaiitoday.com/2018/04/13/hawaii-news/trump-us-allies-attacking-syria-to-stop-chemical-weapons/ Please click link to read the full story from the Associated Press. Comment: As he said he would, President Donald Trump has ordered U.S. cruise missiles to attack chemical weapons facilities in Syria.  These facilities are the reputed source of materials used against civilian … Continue reading Hawaii State News, evening bulletin, Friday, 13 April 2018

Official: Hurricane Maria set Puerto Rico back decades


Hawaii News Digest, 25 September 2017, 1525 UTC, Post #15655. Source: http://www.westhawaiitoday.com/news/nation-world-news/official-hurricane-maria-set-puerto-rico-back-decades Reporter:  Danica Colo (Associated Press). Accessed on 25 September 2017, 1525 UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: Puerto Rico Resident Commissioner Jennifer Gonzales tells AP reporter Danica Colo that Hurricane Maria's "devastation in Puerto Rico has set us back … Continue reading Official: Hurricane Maria set Puerto Rico back decades

Hawaii says it’s 1st state to go cashless for pot sales


Hawaii News Digest, 13 September 2017, 1500 hrs, UTC, Post #15584. Source: http://www.westhawaiitoday.com/news/local-news/hawaii-says-it-s-1st-state-to-go-cashless-pot-sales Reporter:  Audrey McAvoy (The Associated Press). According to AP reporter Audrey McAvoy, "all eight of Hawaii's licensed marijuana dispensaries have agreed to go cashless by Oct. 1."  The  move to digital transactions will be facilitated by a special app and unique debit … Continue reading Hawaii says it’s 1st state to go cashless for pot sales

U.S. commemorates 9/11: ceremony held at ground zero


Hawaii News Digest, 11 September 2017, 1425 hrs, UTC, Post #15575. Source: http://hawaiinewsnow.com/story/36832977/us-commemorates-911-ceremony-begins-at-ground-zero Reporters:  Jennifer Peltz and Karen Matthews (Associated Press). Accessed on 11 September 2017, 1425 hrs, UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: Approximately 1,000 9/11 family members, survivors, first responders, and government officials met at the site of the … Continue reading U.S. commemorates 9/11: ceremony held at ground zero

Hawaii dispensaries not yet growing medical marijuana plants | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


HONOLULU — The groups that plan to open medical marijuana dispensaries in Hawaii have all identified sites to grow their products, but none of the eight licensees has begun cultivating the plants because they haven’t been given a green light from the state Department of Health. Source: Hawaii dispensaries not yet growing medical marijuana plants … Continue reading Hawaii dispensaries not yet growing medical marijuana plants | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

State making plans to advance aerospace industry | The State


Video game entrepreneur Henk Rogers is calling for the state to become a leader in space exploration and has proposed developing a prototype lunar base in Hawaii. Source: State making plans to advance aerospace industry | The State (http://www.thestate.com/news/business/national-business/article 106348372.html). Accessed on 07 October 2016, 16:10 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Associated Press. Please click link to read … Continue reading State making plans to advance aerospace industry | The State

Hawaii Supreme Court affirms Maui solar telescope permit | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii’s Supreme Court on Thursday affirmed a permit to build a solar telescope on a Maui mountain. Source: Hawaii Supreme Court affirms Maui solar telescope permit | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/hawaii-supreme-court-affirms-maui-solar-telescope-permit). Accessed on 07 October 2016, 15:50 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Associated Press (Honolulu). Please click link to read the full story. Comment: According to … Continue reading Hawaii Supreme Court affirms Maui solar telescope permit | Hawaii Tribune-Herald