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Honolulu, Hawaii – In events at the Capitol before an overflow crowd, Governor Ige held signing ceremony for HB604, which establishes December 20 of each year as ‘Sakada Day’ in Hawaii.  The bill recognizes the Filipino community’s contribution to the history, economy, culture and heritage of Hawaii.  The measure was introduced by Rep. John Mizuno ...
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HONOLULU — By order of Governor David Ige, the United States flag and the Hawai’i state flag will be flown at half-staff from sunrise to NOON on Monday, May 25, 2015. This action is in honor of Memorial Day, in memory of the brave Americans who sacrificed their lives for the freedom and security of ...
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HONOLULU – Today the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld Hawaiʻi campaign finance laws allowing the public to “follow the money” and determine who is attempting to influence their vote. A political action committee had challenged the constitutionality of Hawaiʻi’s campaign finance laws, including transparency provisions applying to all political action committees that spend ...
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HONOLULU – Protection of Hawai‘i lands having valuable cultural, natural, or agricultural resources can be achieved through grants from the Department of Land and Natural Resources’ (DLNR) Legacy Land Conservation Program (LLCP). Applications can now be made for annual grants from the State Land Conservation Fund for the acquisition and conservation of:  watersheds; coastal areas, ...
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HONOLULU – The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ (DCCA) Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) along with 30 state attorneys general today announced a major settlement with the three national credit reporting agencies – Equifax Information Services LLC, Experian Information Solutions Inc., and TransUnion LLC. Under the settlement, the credit reporting agencies have agreed ...
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HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation advises Hilo and Keaukaha residents of an expected increase in aircraft traffic over the area due to airfield maintenance work at the Hilo International Airport. Runway 8-26 will be closed for airfield maintenance and lighting work on Wednesday night, May 20, through Friday morning, May 22, from 9:30 ...
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Attorney General Doug Chin joined with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and other states in a complaint charging four sham cancer charities and their operators with bilking more than $187 million from consumers. According to the complaint, the defendants told donors their money would help cancer patients, including children and women suffering from breast cancer, ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige expresses his condolences to the family of the Marine who died in an aviation accident at Bellows Air Force Station in Waimānalo on Sunday. The governor’s thoughts and prayers are also with the Marines and Navy corpsman who were injured aboard the MV-22 Osprey aircraft. “We must also express our ...
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HONOLULU – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) reminds the public that the season for taking ula and ula papapa (spiny and slipper lobsters) and Kona crabs in state waters is closed this month through the end of August. Hawaii Administrative Rules prohibit the taking, killing, sale or offering for sale, or possession ...
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HONOLULU— The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) reminds the public that the moi fishing season is closed beginning Monday, June 1, 2015. State regulations make it unlawful for any person to take, possess, or sell any moi during June, July, and August. “Moi is one of Hawaii’s most significant fish species, from a ...
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