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Howzit Howard: drug test

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Diagnostic Laboratory Services does five to 10 thousand drug test per quarter. Individual tests are private but collective results are made public. For the second quarter, one test in a hundred tests positive for amphetamine, up 70 percent from last year. The tests are given to employees and applicants.

Quick check of July arrivals by air...traffic is still good. The weekend figures have been adding in and domestic traffic is still flat to Kauai but up four percent to Oahu, up 13 percent to Maui, and up 23 percent to the Big Island.

Governor Lingle has named a new insurance commissioner. Gordon Ito has been chief deputy for 10 years. He succeeds JP Schmidt, who resigned recently to return to law practice.

Nancy Daniels, director of public relations for Outrigger, has been elected to the board of the western chapter of the society of American Travel Writers.

Hawaiian blessing and groundbreaking Wednesday, 2:30 p.m. at Keehi small boat harbor, off of Sand Island Access Road. They'll dedicate Pier 100 and break ground for piers 600 and 900.

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