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Link to photos HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today recognized winners of the Governor’s Awards, designed to honor state Executive Branch employees, managers and work teams who exemplify the highest caliber of public service and dedication in serving the people of Hawai‘i. The statewide program is administered by the Department of Human Resources Development. “Public ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR – News Release – Governor Ige honors state’s top employees of the year

HONOLULU –As Memorial Day approaches, the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) and its traffic safety partners are reminding Hawaii drivers and passengers of the importance of wearing seat belts through the annual Click It or Ticket campaign. This year’s Click It or Ticket enforcement mobilization will run from May 20 through June 2. During the ...
Read More HDOT News Release: May 20 marks the start of Hawaii’s annual Click It or Ticket campaign

HONOLULU – Attorney General Clare E. Connors today joined a multistate coalition, led by California, in an amicus brief supporting a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union.  The lawsuit, now before the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, challenges the Trump Administration’s efforts to prevent those who have not entered the country at ...
Read More Attorney General 2019-24 Hawaii Attorney General Joins Multistate Coalition before the Ninth Circuit Court to Protect Asylum-Seekers

Interviews, b-roll and renderings are available here. Press release written by Farrington High School’s Engineering Academy students. HONOLULU – Farrington High School’s Engineering Academy students unveiled their World Surf League (WSL) ‘legacy’ project this morning to a group of lawmakers, Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) leaders, community partners and alumni. The mobile merchandise trailer, ...
Read More News Release: World Surf League ‘legacy’ project unveiled by Farrington High’s Engineering Academy students

Wailuku, Maui – On May 16, 2019, Nicole Rapoza, a former tax preparer pleaded guilty to fourteen (14) counts of aiding and abetting the preparation of false and fraudulent 2014 State of Hawaii tax returns.  Pursuant to a plea agreement, the State will be dismissing twelve (12) counts (counts 15-26). Nicole Rapoza was charged on ...
Read More DOTAX PRESS RELEASE: Former Maui Tax Preparer Pleaded Guilty To Tax Violations

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 1) HONOLULU (24-HOUR WORK) 24-hour shoulder closure on the H-1 Freeway in the westbound direction between the Pali Highway overpass and the Middle Street underpass on Friday, May 17, through Friday, May 24, for guardrail and shoulder improvements.   2) HONOLULU (24-HOUR WORK) 24-hour shoulder closure on the H-1 Freeway in the ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Airports Division alerts motorists that the number of parking stalls for vehicles higher than 6’6” at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) has been reduced due to rail construction in parking lot A, located behind the lei stand building. HDOT has created a dozen stalls reserved ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Over height vehicle parking limited at HNL

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has appointed William J. Aila, Jr. as interim chairman of the Hawaiian Homes Commission/director of the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands, effective May 17, 2019. Aila was confirmed as deuty to the commission chair in April. He has been serving as acting chairman since the departure of Jobie Masagatani on ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR – News Release – Governor Ige appoints William J. Aila as interim chair of Hawaiian Homes Commission-DHHL Director

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) provides the following update on the Pali Highway Emergency Repairs following the Feb. 18, 2019 landslide and rockfall. Crews are currently working on installing a mesh system to stabilize the slope between the Pali Tunnels and to repair the damaged electrical building between the tunnels. The contractor ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Pali Highway Emergency Repair update – May 2019

The LEED Silver certified, environmentally friendly facility and electric tram open to the public May 15 KAHULUI – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is thrilled to announce the completion of the environmentally friendly Consolidated Rent-A-Car (Conrac) facility at Kahului Airport (OGG), which will open to the public beginning Wednesday, May 15, 2019. The Conrac ...
Read More HDOT News Release: New Kahului Airport Rent-A-Car center completed on time and on budget

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