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KAHULUI – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR) will implement a new parking plan in the Maalaea Small Boat Harbor beginning Monday, August 3, 2015. DOBOR has selected Diamond Parking to manage the entire parking area at Maalaea.  The facility will have approximately 208 regular parking ...
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HONOLULU – First Lady Dawn Ige today honored Aloha Petroleum as the first retail business in Hawaii to adopt the Department of Health’s Choose Healthy Now project. Choose Healthy Now increases consumer access to healthy food and beverages by labeling healthier items at the point-of-decision. The event was followed by a taste test of the ...
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Event:  First Lady Dawn Ige will recognize Aloha Petroleum as the first retail business in Hawaii to adopt the Department of Health’s Choose Healthy Now! Program at its Aloha Island Mart locations. Description:  The Hawaii State Department of Health welcomes its first retail partner in the Choose Health Now program. Aloha Petroleum is piloting the ...
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HONOLULU – Nearly two years after the massive September 2013 molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor, Attorney General Doug Chin today announced a settlement agreement between the State of Hawaii (the “State”) and Matson Navigation Company (“Matson”) related to that spill. Under the terms of the settlement Matson will provide more than $15 million to the ...
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HONOLULU – Attorney General Doug Chin will hold a news conference today, Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. at the Department of the Attorney General, 425 Queen Street, Honolulu. The subject of the news conference will be a settlement between the State of Hawaii and the Matson Navigation Company regarding the 2013 molasses spill ...
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HONOLULU – First Lady Dawn Ige today honored snack shop and cafeteria vendors participating in the Department of Health’s Choose Healthy Now project. In a congratulatory ceremony at the State Office Tower, Leiopapa A. Kamehameha Building, 2nd Floor Snack Shop, blind vendors received Healthy Vending Champion Awards for being among the first to adopt the ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today announced the formation of the Governor’s Leadership Team on Homelessness, which will be tasked with finding short-term and long-term solutions as the state, city and federal governments work together to address homelessness in Hawai‘i. The leadership team includes Gov. Ige, Sen. Jill Tokuda, Rep. Sylvia Luke, Director of Human ...
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What:            News Conference announcing Governor’s Leadership Team on                          Homelessness and the way forward Who:              Governor David Ige, legislators, city officials When:           Monday, July 27, 2015 at 2:30 pm Where:         State Capitol, 5th Floor Executive Chambers, Ceremonial Room We plan to live stream the event through the governor’s website http://governor.hawaii.gov/ ### Media Contacts: ...
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HONOLULU – Walk Wise Hawaii, the Hawaii Department of Transportation’s (HDOT) pedestrian safety campaign, is partnering once again with McDonald’s Restaurants of Hawaii to educate over 9,000 children at 74 Kamaaina Kids locations across the state on good pedestrian habits.  Over the past six months, representatives of the Walk Wise Hawaii program, McDonald’s owner/operators and ...
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HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige today outlined the reasons why the state submitted testimony opposing Hawaiian Electric Industries’ proposed merger with NextEra Energy Inc. as it currently stands. “Although I welcome capital investment in Hawai‘i with respect to energy, any merger or investment must align with the state’s 100 percent renewable energy goal,” Ige said. ...
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