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Hawaii State News 08/24/2019


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Hawaii State News 08/24/2019


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Accessed on 24 August 2019, 1535 UTC, Post 19414.

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Witnesses wanted in brawl at Moose McGillicuddy’s Bar in Waikiki

Police are asking for the public’s help in locating witnesses who may have cell phone video of an Aug. 4 brawl in front of a Waikiki bar that ultimately resulted in the death of a 31-year-old man.
Chinese national accused of smuggling technology is nabbed at Honolulu airport

A Chinese national was taken into custody Thursday at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu after he was caught in a government sting allegedly attempting to smuggle prohibited technology back to China, including a radiation-hardened programmable memory device designed for battle or space.
Ocean Watch: A dragon named Glaucus washes up on shores

Last week thousands of baby Portuguese men-of-war blew ashore on Oahu’s windward beaches, shipwrecked by the tradewinds. The men-of war were tiny, but their trailing tentacles worked just fine. Several small silvery fish also had washed up, still wrapped in men-of-war’s stinging blue threads.

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Review: ‘Ua Pau’ a powerful conclusion to playwright’s milestone trilogy

The story that Hawaiian playwright Alani Apio began in 1994 with “Kamau” and continued in 1997 with “Kamau A‘e” comes to a shocking and thought-provoking conclusion with “Ua Pau (It Is Finished, Over, Destroyed)” at Kumu Kahua. This is “must-see” local theater for adults and teens capable of handling the true-to-life sexual situations, realistically choreographed domestic violence and rapid-fire
Hawaii Supreme Court modifies requirements for Pohakuloa land

A state Circuit Court judge correctly ruled that the Department of Land and Natural Resources breached its trust duties to care for ceded lands at Pohakuloa Training Area on Hawaii island used by the military, the Hawaii Supreme Court determined Friday.
Weaker spots seen in Hawaii’s economic growth forecast

State economists are taking a slightly dimmer view of expected light growth in Hawaii’s economy this year through 2022 in a new report assessing recent local, national and global factors.
Arrested TMT protest elders plead not guilty

HILO >> Nine of the 38 people arrested last month while protesting the Thirty Meter Telescope made their first appearance in court Friday.
Former Hawaii union boss and his family members charged with conspiracy

A former Hawaii union boss and his family members have been charged with criminal conspiracy and wire fraud for allegedly using union dues for personal expenses and rigging an election in order to more than double union dues for members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1260.
Central East Maui looking to repeat in Little League World Series championship

The Maui Little Leaguers have to win today and Sunday for Hawaii to claim back-to-back Little League World Series championships, but even if that doesn’t happen, teams from the Aloha State have proved they’re a force to be reckoned with in Williamsport, Pa.
Scientists bracing for major coral bleaching event

With warmer than average ocean temperatures, scientists are bracing for a major coral reef bleaching event sometime in the weeks ahead.
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Hawaii State News 08/23/2019


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Accessed on 24 August 2019, 0225 UTC, Post 19412.

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Hawaii State News, 08/23/2019


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Accessed on 23 August 2019, 1520 UTC, Post 19409.

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First medical marijuana dispensary in Waikiki gets green light

The first medical marijuana dispensary in Waikiki is slated to open today at noon in the bustling tourist resort district.
Father held son as he died on the road

Edward Werner told a state jury Thursday that he was sitting in his home office in Nanakuli at about 8:30 p.m. April 24, 2016, when he heard a loud “thump, like something hitting a rubbish can.” He said he went outside, crossed Farrington Highway and found his son Kaulana on the ground next to the railroad track that parallels the highway.
Man charged with burglarizing Kaheka condo high-rise

City prosecutors have charged a man who police arrested after releasing photos of a suspect in a string of Waikiki hotel arson fires with burglarizing a Kaheka condominium high-rise during another fire alarm.

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Man, 20, indicted of fatally stabbing father in Waianae

An Oahu grand jury returned an indictment Thursday charging Chauncey Kainoa Lopes with murder in connection with Sunday’s stabbing death of his 54-year-old father in Waianae.
Trial set for woman, 19, accused of fatally stabbing dog in Wahiawa

A circuit judge set trial for a 19-year-old woman accused of fatally stabbing her boyfriend’s dog in Wahiawa.
Kaiser files TRO to block Queen’s hospital from billing patients

Kaiser Permanente filed a temporary restraining order Thursday to block the Queen’s Health Systems from directly billing its members while a federal court determines whether or not the hospital is unfairly charging patients.
Kailua-Kona man, 38, charged after crime rampage on Big Isle

Hawaii County police charged Thursday a 38-year-old Kailua-Kona man, who apparently went on a crime spree across Hawaii island.
Hawaii public schools shift gears on AC, expedite use of window units

Gov. David Ige’s campaign to cool 1,000 classrooms exceeded its goal in September 2017, but some of those systems, powered by electricity from the sun, are already on the fritz.
Hawaiian Air flight lands safely after cabin fills with smoke

John Puu got the text from his wife, Linda, just as he arrived Thursday morning at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport to pick her up from her Hawaiian Airlines flight from Oakland: “Cabin with smoke say a prayer.”
Police at Mauna Kea give out 610 tickets

MAUNA KEA, Hawaii >> Hawaii County police assigned to the areas around the protests against the Thirty Meter Telescope have issued 610 citations in their weeklong stepped-up traffic enforcement effort, and also arrested seven people for offenses such as drunken driving, driving without a license and contempt of court, police announced Thursday.
Kailua-Kona man, 38, arrested after crime rampage on Big Isle

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Final work being done to reopen Arizona Memorial, raising visitors’ hopes

The National Park Service reinstalled a 30-foot, 4-ton bridge to the USS Arizona Memorial this week, and on Thursday put back in a zigzag visitor ramp on the 105-foot floating concrete dock that serves as the disembarkation point for walk- on visits to the memorial.
On the Move: Taryn Salmon

>> Bank of Hawaii has hired Taryn Salmon as executive vice president and director of business serv­ice management. She comes from Zions Bancorporation, where she served as senior vice president and director of business technology digital banking and fraud engineering, and senior vice president and director of technology shared services. Salmon’s experience also includes being IT director at Orbit
Cataluna: Weeks after reopening, beach is already trashed

The Japanese tourists walked down the new $2 million paved footpath to the beach just east of the Diamond Head lighthouse. The mom and dad walked together while the little boy scampered ahead and his sister lagged behind, too busy skipping to a song in her head to worry about keeping up with her parents.
Kokua Line: Honolulu’s bulky-waste pickup exceeds others in level of service, city insists

Qu estion : We have been leaving our bulky items on the curb like always. Is that wrong? I am seeing so much on the news, but things seem the same here.
Rearview Mirror: Kahala Mall opened in 1954 with different name

Many of my columns are prompted by readers’ questions. This one is a result of Paul Chikasue, who suggested I explore the history of Kahala Mall. There are a lot of remarkable aspects of the mall and its interesting tenants, but let’s begin with a quiz.
Man pleads not guilty to sex assault

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Hawaii State News 08/22/2019


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Accessed on 22 August 2019, 1419 UTC, Post 19404.

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Native Hawaiian homestead case to be heard by Hawaii Supreme Court

Sixty years to the day after Hawaii became a state, attorneys for about 2,700 Native Hawaiians will appear before the state’s highest court today to argue that the government has failed in its duty to award homestead lots to Hawaiians.
Cataluna: Opinions on TMT issue don’t carry equal weight

An argument that keeps being used in the support of TMT, or sometimes to minimize the significance of the gathering at the base of the mountain, is that most Hawaii residents support building the telescope.
State senator calls on governor to enforce the law at Mauna Kea

HILO >> State Sen. Lorraine Inouye, whose district includes Mauna Kea, is calling on Gov. David Ige to resolve the impasse that has blocked construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope, and is calling on Ige to “protect all of us with your leadership.”

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Remains found in Connecticut believed to be missing Hawaii woman

The family of a missing 31-year-old woman, who moved with her two children last year to Connecticut from Hawaii, say they are in mourning today after receiving news that human remains found Wednesday may be hers.
The Navy commemorates the 100th anniversary of Dry Dock 1 located at Pearl Harbor shipyard

Navy and local officials commemorated 100 years of history at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard’s Dry Dock 1 Wednesday, noting the incredible World War II accomplishments of civilians working alongside military counterparts, the shipyard’s current necessity, and the continuum of responsibility for an important cultural place.
Council clears controversial Ala Wai plan

The Honolulu City Council on Wednesday voted by a narrow 5-3 margin to approve a measure allowing Mayor Kirk Caldwell to move forward with the contentious $345 million Ala Wai flood mitigation project.
Panel rejects outside lawyers for HART workers

A Honolulu City Council committee on Wednesday rejected a request for $300,000 in taxpayer money to be spent for private attorneys to represent employees of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation, or HART.
Court hears arguments in DHHL trust case

The Hawaii Supreme Court on Wednesday heard oral arguments in a breach-of-trust lawsuit against the state Department of Hawaiian Home Lands that has dragged on for 20 years.
HECO proposes 4.1% rate increase for Oahu

Oahu’s electric utility wants customers to pay 4.1% more for power to help cover costs for system improvements and renewable energy investments.
On the Move: Blane Asao and Weiguo Sun

>> Central Pacific Bank has named Blane Asao assistant vice president and branch manager to oversee the bank’s main branch in downtown Honolulu. He was previously a senior institutional deposit services officer. Asao’s 30 years of experience also includes managing the bank’s Kahala branch for more than four years, and serving as treasurer for Kumu Kahua Theater and as a director of the community
Kokua Line: Skateboards not allowed on busy, paved Oahu trail

Q uestion : Are skateboarding and bicycling allowed on the Makapuu Lighthouse trail? We were practically mowed down by a group a skateboarders whizzing down as we rounded a turn walking up the other day. Then, later, as we were walking down, a bicyclist sped by! This is dangerous on such a heavily used trail.
HPD warns of police training academy scam

The Honolulu Police Department is warning the public of a text and email scam that claims to be sent from its training academy.
Beaches on Kauai’s north shore closed after sharks kill dolphin

A shark sighting Wednesday morning prompted Ocean Safety officials to close beaches for swimming from Ha‘ena to Ke‘e on Kauai’s north shore.
Small dog wins big in Waikiki surf competition

The competition was stiff, but the contenders, which ranged from a Yorkie to a mastiff, showed off their style at the Going to the Dogs Surfur competition on Tuesday, which is part of Duke’s OceanFest, an annual sports festival in
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Hawaii State News 08/21/2019


Welcome to the overnight edition of Hawaii State News from Hawaii News Digest.

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Accessed on 22 August 2019, 0445 UTC, Post 19403.

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Hawaii State News 08/21/2019


Welcome to the Hawaii State News update from Hawaii News Digest.

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Accessed on 21 August 2019, 1500 UTC, Post 19399.

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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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