Hawaii Island News, 24 July 2018

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Here are today’s top Hawaii Island news stories from the “Hawaii Tribune-Herald”, published in Hilo, Hawaii.  Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Major: Manhunt ‘took up a lot of resources’

The manhunt that started when Officer Bronson Kaliloa was fatally shot and culminated with officers shooting and killing the suspect, Justin Waiki, “took up a lot of resources,” said police Maj. Robert Wagner on Monday.

Police seek 4 suspected of aiding fugitive

Police are seeking four individuals they think might have provided assistance to fugitive Justin Waiki after he allegedly shot and killed Officer Bronson Kaliloa July 17 on Highway 11 in Mountain View.

County warns of cracks in Highway 11 near national park

State and county road crews are closely monitoring the condition of Highway 11 between mile marker 28.5 at the entrance to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and mile marker 31.7 past Namakanipaio campground, the county said in a written statement today.

Wounded police sergeant’s wife is thankful

CORRECTION 4:19 p.m. July 23: The date of services for Officer Kaliloa is Saturday, Aug. 4. A previous version had an incorrect date. The Tribune-Herald regrets the error.

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Russ Roberts