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Honolulu, Hawaii – Attorney General Russell A. Suzuki joined a coalition of 20 state attorneys general urging the Trump Administration to abandon efforts to adopt a definition of “sex” that would exclude transgender and gender nonconforming individuals from the protections of federal civil rights laws. Last month, it was reported that key officials in the ...
Read More Attorney General News Release 2018-55 AG Demands Civil Rights Protections for Transgender People

HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) is redesigning its facilities maintenance program to align the Department’s strategic focus on providing respectful learning environments with its core value of ensuring access to a quality public education for every student in every community across the state. Superintendent Christina Kishimoto said the effort reflects the ...
Read More HIDOE News Release: Future Schools Now: Supterintendent Kishimoto launches modernized facilities maintenance program

OAHU LANE CLOSURES FOR THE WEEK OF NOV. 17 – NOV. 23   PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting.   — H-1 FREEWAY —   1) HONOLULU (24-HOUR WORK) 24-hour shoulder closure on the H-1 Freeway in the westbound direction between the Pali ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Weekly lane closures

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) informs the public that the westbound lane on Halawa Valley Street will be closed between Iwaiwa Street and the Ulune Extension on Monday night, Nov. 19, 2018 and Tuesday night, Nov. 20, 2018, from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m., for the installation of new signs and sign ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Westbound lane of Halawa Valley Street to close nightly Monday and Tuesday for sign installations

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists that the H-1 Freeway will be closed in the westbound direction between the Makakilo Drive overpass and the Campbell Industrial Park/Barbers Point Harbor offramp (Exit 1) on Sunday night, Nov. 18, 2018, through Wednesday morning, Nov. 21, 2018, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., ...
Read More HDOT News Release: The H-1 Freeway westbound will be closed nightly for the Kapolei Interchange project from Sunday night through Wednesday morning

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists that there will be lane closures on multiple roadways on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018 for the annual Race to the Base triathlon. Westbound lanes will begin to close on Ala Moana Boulevard starting at Kamakee Street at 3:30 a.m. and move westward. All lane ...
Read More HDOT News Release: H-3 Freeway, H-1 Freeway, Nimitz Highway, and Ala Moana Boulevard lane closures on Saturday, November 17, for triathlon

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) has extended the deadline for the public to provide written testimony regarding pending permit applications from Hū Honua Bioenergy on Hawai‘i Island. Written statements will be accepted until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, and must be sent by mail to P.O. Box 3378, Honolulu, Hawaii ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: Deadline extended for public testimony on Hū Honua Bioenergy power plant permit applications

Parking on the Terminal 1, 7th floor garage reopened to the public HONOLULU – Just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday, the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) has completed the installation of 4,260 new solar panels on the 7th floor of the Terminal 1 parking garage at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL). The ...
Read More HDOT News Release: More than 4,200 solar panels installed at HNL boosting sustainability and efficiency

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige announced that he has accepted the resignation of Randall Iwase who will be leaving the Public Utilities Commission effective Dec. 28, 2018. In a letter to the governor dated Nov. 9, 2018, Iwase said that he is retiring to spend more time with his family. “Randy Iwase has played a ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR – News Release – Public Utilities Commission chair to retire at end of year

OAHU LANE CLOSURES FOR THE WEEKEND OF NOV. 16 – NOV. 18   PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting.   — H-1 FREEWAY —   1) HONOLULU (WEEKEND WORK) Two right lane closures on the H-1 Freeway in the westbound direction at the ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Weekend lane closures

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