Hawaii State News, 19 July 2018

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“Hawaii Business Magazine”, 19 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.

Fallen officer mourned, police search for alleged killer
Condolences to the family of fallen Puna patrol Officer Bronson Kaimana Kaliloa poured inWednesday as word spread that the 10-year Hawaii Police Department veteran was shot and killed Tuesday night, allegedly by a man wanted on an arrest warrant. Tribune-Herald. Star-Advertiser. Civil Beat. Hawaii News Now. KHON2.KITV.“Most difficult moment in my career”: Police Chief speaks after officer slain
Police Chief Paul Ferreira held a press conference in Hilo on Wednesday, detailing what is known about the investigation into the murder of Bronson Kaimana Kaliloa, a 10-year veteran of the Hawaii Police Department. Big Island Video News.

Donors pick up $3.7M tuition tab for UH medical students
A trio of donors is aiming to tackle the physician shortage in an unusual way – they are picking up the entire tuition tab for nearly a third of the incoming class at the University of Hawaii Medical School. Star-Advertiser.

Free Wi-Fi aims to “improve quality of life” for residents Ige says
The state says it has rolled out the first wave of more than 1,000 public Wi-Fi hot spots offering one hour of free service throughout Hawaii as a result of a deal with Spectrum. Star-Advertiser.
Map of hot spots can be found here.

Council targets transitioning military members in hiring efforts
Military service members and their families make up more than 10 percent of Hawaii’s population and the State Workforce Development Council wants to hire those leaving the military to fill critical shortage jobs. Hawaii Public Radio.

Diversion opposed to imprisonment, how could it affect Hawaii?
The idea is to divert people away from prisons and into treatment programs. They’re being used in a growing number of communities across the country and they’re generating some excitement here. Hawaii Public Radio.

Sen. Mazie Hirono introduces act to protect native plants
The Botanical Sciences and Native Plant Materials Research, Restoration, and Promotion Act prioritizes the preservation of Hawaii’s native plants, many of which are found nowhere else in the world. Hawaii News Now.

Law proposed to improve missile alerts
Earlier this week, U.S. Sens. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, and John Thune, R-South Dakota, introduced the Reliable Emergency Alert Distribution Improvement Act of 2018. Garden Island.

University finds new life in the abyss
While manganese mining operations eye the Pacific Ocean floor as their potential next frontier, scientists have found the seafloor plains are anything but vacant. Garden Island.

Panda Express to hire 85 people locally
Panda Express is hiring through a weeklong Panda Career Event, starting today at 400 locations nationwide, including Hawaii. Star-Advertiser. 

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Russ Roberts

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