10 Hawaii stories you might have missed in November 2018
By Star-Advertiser Staff
December 5, 2018
Updated on December 5, 2018 at 6:45 pm
Duane "Dog" Chapman, right, and Beth Chapman present the award for CMT performance of the year at the 2013 CMT Music Awards in Nashville, Tenn. Bounty hunter Beth Chapman — the matriarch of the family featured in the Hawaii-based television reality show “Dog the Bounty Hunter” — was rushed into emergency throat surgery in Los Angeles on Nov. 27, multiple media outlets reported.
Bruno Mars blows past the great expectations with a concert that combines high energy with high emotion. Mars spent the entire 100 minutes of his first of those concerts showing how much Hawaii means to him.
Hawaii's Vince Manuwai, left, has words with Brigham Young University's Justin Ena during a game on Dec. 8, 2001. Vince Manuwai, who was widely regarded as one of the top offensive linemen in University of Hawaii football history, died Nov. 4, according to a family spokesman.
Six months of hard work paid off for Lacie Choy as she was crowned Miss Hawaii USA 2019 at the Hawai‘i Convention Center. Competing as Miss Waikiki USA, the 20-year-old University of Hawaii at Manoa student beat 24 other contestants to become the 57th woman to hold the title of Miss Hawaii USA since 1962.
Former state Rep. Tommy Waters, left, and incumbent City Councilman Trevor Ozawa. Honolulu City Councilman Trevor Ozawa pulled off a 22-vote victory over former state Rep. Tommy Waters to win reelection to the Council District 4 (East Honolulu) seat, according to a final summary report issued by the state Office of Elections at 4:11 a.m. Nov. 6.
Local 5 union president Gemma Weinstein reacts with fellow hotel workers after ratification of a new contract negotiation at the Ala Moana Hotel. Hotel owner Kyo-ya offered striking hotel workers $6.13 per hour in pay and benefit increases over four years in a new contract that ended a 51-day-old strike on Nov. 27.