West Hawaii News, 24 July 2018

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Here are today’s top West Hawaii news stories from “West Hawaii Today”, published in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.  Views expressed in this Hawaii news summary are those of the reporters and correspondents.

Major: Manhunt ‘took up a lot of resources’

HILO — 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.

How to donate to Kaliloa family

HILO — Those wanting to donate to the family of fallen Puna patrol Officer Bronson K. Kaliloa can do so by dropping off or mailing checks to the Pahoa police station.

Hawaii County unemployment up in June

KAILUA-KONA — Hawaii Island’s unemployment rate increased by more than a percentage point during the month of June, up from 2.3 percent in May, recently released state labor statistics show.

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Russ Roberts