Hawaii State News 06/23/2019

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Accessed 24 June 2019, 0415 UTC, Post 19088.



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Bikers bid goodbye to 7 motorcyclists killed in crash

A long-planned Blessing of the Bikes ceremony for motorcycle enthusiasts became a scene of mourning and reflection today as about 400 people paid tribute to seven bikers killed in a devastating collision with a pickup truck . Read more

Arizona fire highlights challenges for energy storage

An April fire and explosion at a massive solar battery array west of Phoenix that sent eight firefighters and a police officer to the hospital highlighted the challenges and risks that can arise as utilities prepare for the exponential growth of solar technology. Read more

‘Toy Story 4’ opens below expectations with $118M

“Toy Story 4” brought the box office to life with a $118 million opening weekend after a three-week slump of underperforming sequels, but the Pixar film’s below-expectations debut didn’t quell continuing concerns about a rocky summer movie season.Read more

U.S. struck Iranian military computers this week, sources say

U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iranian military computer systems on Thursday as President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike in response to Iran’s downing of a U.S. surveillance drone, U.S. officials said. Read more

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Russ Roberts


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