Protests in works for APEC meeting

HONOLULU — Government and business leaders in Honolulu and Hawai‘i have been busy preparing to roll out the red carpet for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meetings this fall.

After all, the APEC summit, which will be held Nov. 7-13, will bring the leaders of 21 Asia-Pacific nations for a series of meetings and related events.

The host is President Barack Obama, and security will be on high alert. All told, the APEC summit could bring some 20,000 government and business leaders, their family and friends and 2,000 journalists.

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