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Travelers mistook toppled stanchions for gunfire at Honolulu airport, state officials say

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Hawaii transportation officials said Wednesday an overheated battery charger and toppled stanchions led to Tuesday's chaos at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport.
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DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

Jenel Cline, TSA federal security director for the Pacific Region, and Tim Sakahara, Department of Transportation spokesman, answered questions at a news conference Wednesday at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport regarding the airport shutdown on Tuesday.