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Brian Neilson Moves up to Top Spot (Honolulu) –Brian Neilson has been appointed the next administrator of the DLNR Division of Aquatic Resources (DAR).  Neilson has held a variety of staff and leadership positions with DAR.  He has been Acting DAR Administrator since June of last year. DLNR Chair Suzanne Case said, “Brian is the ...
Read More DLNR News Release-Neilson Appointed Aquatics Administrator, March 18, 2019

HONOLULU – Today, a coalition of 21 Attorneys General filed an amicus brief supporting Planned Parenthood in their legal challenge against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ change to the funding structure of the Teen Pregnancy Prevention (TPP) grant program. The case, Planned Parenthood v HHS, is one of three lawsuits challenging two Funding ...
Read More Attorney General 2019-9 Hawaii Attorney General Defends Evidence Based Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Airports Division alerts travelers to get dropped off at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) over the Spring Break travel season through next week. The Terminal 1, Terminal 2 and International parking structures at HNL have reached capacity. While stalls tend to become available after 3:00 ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Passengers encouraged to get dropped off at the airport over Spring Break

(Honolulu) –Access to the Maunalua Bay Boat Ramp will be closed next week from March 25th to March 29th as contractors will be removing the condemned pier. Weather permitting and if the contractor can finish the work earlier, the boat ramp will re-open at that time. Boaters will need to make other accommodations to launch ...
Read More DLNR News Release-Condemned Pier To Be Removed At Maunalua Bay Boat Ramp, March 20, 2019

Jobs Increase 3,200 Over the Year HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for February was 2.7 percent, the same as in January. Statewide, 656,500 were employed and 18,250 unemployed in February for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 674,700. Nationally, ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii’s Unemployment Rate at 2.7% in February

(Honolulu) –Starting on Monday April 8, 2019 and until further notice, the Department of Land and Natural Resources State Historic Preservation Division (SHPD) will institute “I Mua  Mondays”. On all Monday’s SHPD offices statewide will be closed to the public and SHPD will not accept meetings, phone calls, emails or “walk-ins”. SHPD’s Library will also ...
Read More DLNR News Release-State Historic Preservation Division “I Mua Mondays”, March 21, 2019

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Posted on Mar 20, 2019 in Proclamations

Pali Highway contraflow Honolulu-bound will be open during the Likelike Highway closure hours HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists that both lanes of the Likelike Highway in the Honolulu-bound direction between the Kahekili Interchange and the Valley View Drive will be closed from 7 p.m. on Saturday night, March 23, ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Likelike Highway Honolulu-bound closed overnight Saturday, March 23 for tunnel maintenance

HONOLULU – The Office of the Governor is seeking nominations for individuals to be considered for induction into the Aloha Order of Merit through Monday, March 25, 2019. The Aloha Order of Merit was established by the Hawaiʻi State Legislature in 1993 to honor individuals who have distinguished themselves nationally or internationally in their fields ...
Read More Governor’s Office – News Release – Submit nominations for the Aloha Order of Merit; Deadline March 25, 2019

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