Hawaii State News, 18 July 2018

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“Hawaii Business Magazine”, 18 July 2018.

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Here are today’s top Hawaii State news stories from “Hawaii Business Magazine”, published in Honolulu, Hawaii. Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Authorities identify suspect accused of killing officer in Mountain View
A manhunt is underway after a Big Island police officer was killed in a shooting in Mountain View late Tuesday, sources say. Police have identified the suspect as 33-year-old Justin Waiki, who is accused of shooting and killing Bronson K. Kaliloa. Hawaii News Now. Maui Now.

State agrees to upgrade public housing for disabled after federal probe
An investigation found hundreds of violations of accessibility standards in Hawaii Public Housing Authority complexes. Civil Beat.

Retired ship pummeled during RIMPAC
U.S. and Japanese truck-mounted missiles hit the decommissioned ex-USS Racine from the shore, and an Australian P-8A Poseidon targeted it from the air Thursday during Rim of the Pacific exercises. Star-Advertiser.

Verizon, HECO team up on smart sensors
Hawaiian Electric Co. and Verizon have joined forces to modernize Hawaii’s power grid with the installation of GridWide, a smart sensor that collects near real-time data and is now up and running. Star-Advertiser. 

Patients in search of a new shingles vaccine left waiting due to shortage
The new two-dose vaccine called Shingrix is said to be more than 90-percent effective at protecting people from the painful virus and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention started recommending it over the old vaccine. The manufacturer can’t keep up with the demand, pharmacists at the 5 Minute Pharmacy in Kalihi say they’ve been out of stock since February. Hawaii News Now.

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Until next time,

Russ Roberts