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HILO — The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) will conduct animal control activities specifically for trapping mouflon/feral sheep hybrids; staff hunting, and/or aerial shooting from helicopters for feral goats, feral sheep, mouflon and mouflon/feral sheep hybrids within palila critical habitat in the Mauna Kea Forest Reserve (Unit ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) has been investigating an increasing number of cases of mumps infection statewide. Since March 2017, DOH has become aware of two clusters of cases, together involving at least nine (9) individuals on Oahu, bringing the total number of confirmed cases statewide this year to fourteen (14). ...
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HONOLULU – Today the Department of Health released the first-ever Hawaii Sexual and Gender Minority Health Report at the Building Competency in Serving Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Youth Conference. The report reveals that, compared to heterosexual youth and adults, lesbian, gay, and bisexual (LGB) youth experience many early risk factors that contribute to ...
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What: Monthly Siren Test Who: Hawaii Emergency Management Agency When: May 1, 2017 SIREN AND EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM TEST HONOLULU — The state’s monthly test of the statewide outdoor warning siren system, coordinated with the test of the live audio broadcast segment of the Emergency Alert System, is scheduled for Monday, May 1, 2017 at ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists of closures on the H-201 Moanalua Freeway between the Middle Street Overpass and the Puuloa Road/Tripler Hospital offramp (Exit 3). Monday night, May 1, 2017 All lanes of the H-201 Moanalua Freeway will be closed in the westbound direction from 10:30 p.m. to 4:30 ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT), in coordination with the Airlines Committee of Hawaii, the Airport Concessionaires Committee, and various stakeholders agree the inefficiencies associated with the Airports Division system must be changed, which are reasons they support the airport corporation proposal currently being debated in the State Legislature. The current process requires ...
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How Was Hawai‘i’s $250,000 Spent? (Honolulu) – After the devastating tsunami generated by the 9.0 earthquake that struck the coastal areas of Japan’s Tōhoku Region on March 11, 2011, the Japanese Ministry of the Environment estimated that 1.5 million tons of floating debris had been swept into the ocean. This unprecedented single pulse of marine ...
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HONOLULU – If you love your fresh-caught local lobster or Kona crab, remember the closed season for ula (spiny lobster), ula papapa (slipper lobster) and Kona crab runs from May 1 through the end of August.  During that time it’s illegal to take, possess, or sell these shellfish. According to Suzanne Case, chairperson of the ...
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WHAT:              Bill Signing Ceremony for SB 882 – designating the month of       October as Farm to School Month in Hawai‘i, bringing attention and coordinated awareness to farm to school programs across the state. This includes school gardens, efforts to purchase Hawai‘i-grown products, nutrition and health education, ...
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Dept. of Human Resources Development Recruitment for Three Levels (Honolulu) – The DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) is recruiting candidates to fill approximately 25 (twenty-five) positions for Conservation Resources Enforcement Officers (CREO) II, III, and IV.  DOCARE’s mission is to effectively uphold the laws that serve to protect, conserve and manage Hawaiʻi’s ...
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