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WHAT:                       2015 Great Hawaii ShakeOut WHEN:                       Thursday, October 15; 10:15 a.m. WHO:                          The public is invited to participate COST:                        There is no registration fee REGISTER:               To register, visit http://www.shakeout.org/hawaii/ HONOLULU — Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA), formerly State Civil Defense, is encouraging Hawaii’s families, schools and businesses to take part in the statewide Great Hawaii ...
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Honolulu, Hawaii – State Representative Clift Tsuji (Keaukaha, Hilo, Panaewa, Waiakea) underwent successful Mohs micrographic surgery this month for skin cancer.  The specialized procedure’s published cure rates range up to 99% for previously untreated cancers, and was performed on an outpatient basis at Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu in August. “One becomes more aware of ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises motorists the Pali Highway will be closed in the Honolulu-bound direction Thursday, Aug. 13 from 8:15 pm – 4:00 am. Kailua-bound traffic will not be impacted. HDOT crews will be performing maintenance in the tunnel, which includes restriping lane lines, installing new reflective markers and tunnel ...
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HONOLULU — National Weather Service (NWS) briefed Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA), local emergency management and civil defense agencies, and federal and state partners on the favorable change in Tropical Storm Hilda’s intensity and track this morning. As of the 5 a.m. NWS advisory, Hawaii County remains in a Tropical Storm Watch, Flash Flood Watch, ...
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The boulders and rock structures that were found on the gravel road leading to the summit of Mauna Kea have been removed. The Office of Mauna Kea Management (OMKM) worked collaboratively with volunteers to ensure the rocks were safely and properly cleared from the roadway. The state continues to assess and monitor the situation to ...
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Remarks of Governor David Ige as prepared THE MAUNA KEA STORY, MAY 26, 2015 My role as Governor is to represent all the people of Hawai‘i our people, especially on critical and controversial matters. The issues surrounding Mauna Kea are contentious and on all sides very strongly felt. And because of that, the search for ...
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WAILUKU – Nelson N. Waikiki, a former 2014 candidate for Maui mayor, was sentenced Friday by Maui circuit judge Rhonda I. L. Loo to 20 years in prison for securities fraud, the state attorney general’s office announced. “Mr. Waikiki convinced several people to invest money in a water rights company on Maui,” said Deputy Attorney ...
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Date:   Saturday, May 9, 2015 Time:  Gates open at 3:30 pm   (Reservations required) Performance by the Royal Hawaiian Band from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm Gates close at 6:00 pm Governor David Ige, Hawaiʻi’s First Lady Dawn Amano-Ige and the Washington Place Foundation invite you to Springtime at Washington Place on Saturday, May 9, 2015. ...
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HONOLULU – The Department of Public Safety (PSD) today welcomed a new class of adult correctional officers at a graduation ceremony and luncheon held at the Pagoda Restaurant in Honolulu. 23 recruits graduated from Basic Corrections Training (BCT). BCT is an 8 week training that includes 440 hours of classroom time and physical training.  Recruits ...
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Kailua-Kona – Heavy usage of Hawaii Island’s Kahaluu Bay is prompting the DLNR Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR) to propose rule changes for specific ocean recreation activities in the bay. Proposed amendments to HAR § 13-256-152 include regulation of certification requirements for commercial surf instructors and to limit commercial surf instruction to four ...
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