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State pursues new airport security deal with deputy sheriffs

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    “I think anybody knows, when you write a contract in 2002, 15 years ago, that will not meet the needs of 2017,” said state Department of Transportation Director Ford Fuchigami, foreground, at a Tuesday press conference concerning airport safety. With Fuchigami is Nolan Espinda, director of the state Department of Public Safety, which oversees sheriffs.

State transportation leaders say they want deputy sheriffs to keep working at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport — but that they’ll need to reach a new deal with public safety officials in the next six months to accomplish that. Read more

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