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December 15, 1989 | From United Press International
Hawaiian Airlines, which has agreed to be taken over by a Newport Beach investor group, said it will reduce its work force by about 200 employees after Jan. 1, 1990, in order to cut costs. Hawaiian Airlines Chief Executive Officer John Magoon Jr. said Wednesday that the layoffs will total just under 7% of the company's total work force and will include both full-time and part-time workers.
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September 19, 1992 | STACY WONG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
David Bennett has emptied out his savings account and doesn't know how much longer his unemployment benefits will last. The 41-year-old carpenter from Long Beach, out of work for nine months, is so desperate to work that he decided to leave his two sons with his ex-wife if a job came up in Hawaii, where Hurricane Iniki created widespread destruction on the island of Kauai. "It's very tough to pull up roots and say goodby to your sons," Bennett said.
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BUSINESS
September 19, 1992 | STACY WONG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
David Bennett has emptied out his savings account and doesn't know how much longer his unemployment benefits will last. The 41-year-old carpenter from Long Beach, out of work for nine months, is so desperate to work that he decided to leave his two sons with his ex-wife if a job came up in Hawaii, where Hurricane Iniki created widespread destruction on the island of Kauai. "It's very tough to pull up roots and say goodby to your sons," Bennett said.
BUSINESS
December 15, 1989 | From United Press International
Hawaiian Airlines, which has agreed to be taken over by a Newport Beach investor group, said it will reduce its work force by about 200 employees after Jan. 1, 1990, in order to cut costs. Hawaiian Airlines Chief Executive Officer John Magoon Jr. said Wednesday that the layoffs will total just under 7% of the company's total work force and will include both full-time and part-time workers.
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December 4, 1996 | SUSAN ESSOYAN and BETTINA BOXALL, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Hawaii, known for its progressive social streak, became the first state in the nation to legalize marriage between same-sex couples Tuesday when a judge ruled that banning such unions is unjustified discrimination. "We hope to get married in the next couple of days," said an elated Joseph Melillo, who brought suit with his partner, Patrick Lagon, and two lesbian couples. "It's a very strong decision." In his opinion, Hawaii Circuit Judge Kevin S.C.
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