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Hapuna Beach & Sections of Kekaha Kai State Park Closed for Safety KAILUA-KONA, HAWAII — Following a recommendation from Hawaii County Ocean Safety, the DLNR Division of State Parks today closed the beach area at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, due to dangerous ocean conditions.  The park remained open. Also closed is Kekaha Kai State ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists that the H-3 Freeway will be closed in the Honolulu-bound direction between the Kamehameha Highway Underpass and the Halawa Interchange from 7 p.m. on Saturday night, Jan. 21, through 7 a.m. on Sunday morning, Jan. 22, for routine tunnel maintenance and cleaning at the ...
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HONOLULU — The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) is still accepting entries in an art contest to depict hunters during a hunt for game birds and mammals for its 2017-2018 Hawai‘i Wildlife Conservation and Game Bird Stamp.  The conservation stamp is required on the Hawai‘i State hunting license, ...
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WHAT: Media Availability following opening ceremonies for the 2017 Hawai‘i State Legislature WHO: Governor David Ige WHEN: January 18, 2017 — 20-30 minutes following the conclusion of opening ceremonies WHERE: State Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial Room ### Media Contacts: Jodi Leong Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary Office of the Governor Office: 808-586-0043 Mobile: 808-798-3929 jodi.c.leong@hawaii.gov ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) alerts the public that the Halona Street Bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic 24 hours a day beginning Friday, Jan. 20. The bridge is located on Halona Street between Kokea Street and Kohou Street in Kalihi. The Halona Street Bridge project was developed by the Central ...
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HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) has issued a Notice of Violation and Order against SAFEWAY, INC. (Safeway) for failure to submit payments and reports required of beverage distributors by the state’s deposit beverage container law. Safeway was delinquent for the monthly reporting period of Aug. 1-31, 2016. Hawaii Revised Statutes §342G-105 ...
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People and Passion Combine to Prevent Species Extinction (Honolulu) – The latest DLNR & You television special, The Endangered Forest Birds of Hawai‘i, documents the efforts of dozens of organizations and hundreds of people across the state to halt the extinction of critically endangered forest birds. DLNR Chair Suzanne Case said, “We hope this show ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health’s (DOH) annual Stop Flu at School program begins today, and will continue in more than 240 public, private, and charter schools statewide through Feb. 28, 2017. This marks the 10th year for the voluntary program, which administers free flu vaccinations to Hawaii students in kindergarten through eighth grade ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige yesterday promised to reshape the Department of Education to support the dreams and aspirations of each student in remarks he made at the 3rd Annual Hawai‘i School Empowerment Conference at the Hawai‘i Convention Center. The conference was sponsored by the Education Institute of Hawai‘i, a non-profit organization committed to improving ...
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No Sign of Whale Carcass in Several Days (Kahului, Maui) – Shoreline access to the ocean at the ‘Ahihi Kina’u Natural Area Reserve on Maui is again open.  Access was restricted for nearly two weeks after a Humpback whale carcass washed onto shore on December 30, 2016. Whale carcasses often attract sharks into near-shore waters. ...
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