Hawaii News Digest, 03 October 2017, 0515 UTC, Post #15704.
Reporter: Damon Tucker
Accessed on 03 December 2017, 0515 UTC.
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President Donald Trump has ordered all United States flags to be lowered to half-staff in honor of those killed in Sunday’s mass shooting in Las Vegas. Hawaii Governor David Ige has directed all U.S. and Hawaii State flags to be flown at half-staff from Monday, 02 October 2017 to sunset Friday, 06 October 2017.
Governor Ige says Hawaii feels a special attachment to Las Vegas because many Hawaii residents now work and live there.
“I am shocked and terribly saddened by the news of an unbelievable act of mass murder in Las Vegas. We call it The Ninth Island because we have so many family and friends living there, and most of us have visited the city for entertainment or business purposes. Today, we grieve with those who have lost loved ones and pray for the injured…”
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