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Lost power and winds and waves brought it in half mile off Onealii beach KAUNAKAKAI, MOLOKAI — A 43 foot sailing vessel, “Mithrandir’s Dream,” ran aground about 2 a.m. last night a half-mile off the Molokai coast at Onealii near Kanoa fishpond. Investigation by DLNR’ Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement is ongoing. Salvage company ...
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One Arrested, 70 Cited, and Tons of Trash Airlifted Out (HONOLULU) – Combined law enforcement and clean-up operations at the world-renowned Kalalau Beach in the Napali Coast State Wilderness Park on Kauai over the past month, have resulted in dozens of citations, an arrest, and the airlifting of tons of accumulated rubbish from the area. ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) today posted the list of applicants for Medical Marijuana Dispensary Licenses. A total of 66 applications were received during the application period of Jan. 12, 2016, 8  a.m., Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Jan. 29, 2016, 4:30 p.m. HST. The names of all individual applicants and ...
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HONOLULU — As a mark of respect for the late Hawai’i State Senator Gilbert Kahele, Gov. David Ige has ordered the flags of the United States and State of Hawai‘i shall be flown at half-staff at all state offices and agencies, as well as the Hawai‘i National Guard, from sunrise to sunset on Monday, February ...
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HONOLULU — The Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) is seeking comments on a Draft Environmental Assessment (DEA) in connection with a proposed Habitat Conservation Plan and Incidental Take License (ITL) for game management at Pu‘u Wa‘awa‘a Forest Reserve and Pu‘u Anahulu Game Management Area. Division of Forestry and ...
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Phase Three of Restoration & Reforestation Project (LIHUE) – For the last few weeks a large excavator has been digging hole after hole on the steep slopes of state forest reserves in the Kokee area of Kauai.  Some 3,000 acres of land were scorched during a series of wildfires there during the summer of 2012.  ...
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MEDIA ADVISORY What: News conference: Update on county/state response to the current Dengue Fever outbreak Who: Governor David Ige Hawai‘i Island Mayor Billy Kenoi Vern Miyagi, Administrator, Hawai‘i Emergency Management Agency Darryl Oliveira, Hawaii Civil Defense Administrator/Incident Commander When: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. Where: State Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Conference Room We ...
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HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) announces its new Hawaii State Trade and Export Promotion — Export Readiness Program (HiSTEP-ERP), which will provide training programs to prepare Hawaii companies to begin or expand their export market development. This program is a component of DBEDT’s HiSTEP program funded in part through ...
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LIHU‘E, KAUA‘I —  The latest step in the state’s ongoing efforts to restore the Pu‘u Ka Pele Forest Reserve on Kaua‘i is to protect the newly out-planted koa trees within the previously burned and logged area, by carrying out an animal control hunt within a designated portion of the forest reserve.  This animal control will ...
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HONOLULU — Applications for a vacant position on the State Commission on Water Resource Management are now being accepted for a new term that will begin July 1, 2016 and run for four (4) years, expiring on June 30, 2020.  Applications and resumes should be postmarked no later than Friday, February 26, 2016. The State ...
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