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KAILUA-KONA – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) announces the transition of vehicular, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic to the newly paved Makai section of the Queen Kaahumanu Highway. Two-way traffic will be shifted between Hina Lani Street and a point north of Keahole Airport Road from the existing Mauka roadway to the new Makai portion ...
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HONOLULU – The state Office of Planning and the Kalihi 21st Century Transformation Initiative’s Vison Committee today presented Gov. David Ige with their Final Vision report. The initiative’s top priorities are economic development and housing to support Kalihi’s current and future generations. In his 2016 State of the State address, the governor committed to working ...
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HONOLULU – Attorney General Doug Chin announced that state circuit court Judge Melvin H. Fujino on August 15, 2017, granted the State of Hawaii’s motion to dismiss in Pagett v. DLNR. Hawaii County resident Sean W. Pagett operates a series of races called the “Peaman Races” – events involving both running and swimming – in ...
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WHAT: News Conference: Kalihi 21st Century Transformation Initiative Unveiling of the final VISION and what’s next            WHO:                        Governor David Ige Leo Asuncion, Jr., director, State Office of Planning Vision Committee Community members WHEN: Tuesday, August 22 at 11:30 a.m. WHERE:   State Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial Room This event will be streamed LIVE through Facebook Live at ...
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HONOLULU — A national network of energy efficiency experts recently honored Hawaii with its “Race to the Top Award” for the pioneering work being done by state and county agencies to boost investment in energy efficiency projects that are helping the state meet its clean energy goals. The nonprofit Energy Services Coalition (ESC) for the ...
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Hawaii Last Stop for Nationwide Outreach Effort for Federal Funding Opportunities HONOLULU – Calling all local entrepreneurs, researchers, and small technology firms to participate in a two-day conference, hosted by the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation, on Sept. 18 – 19, 2017, at the Waikiki Beach Marriott. HTDC is hosting the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) ...
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HONOLULU – Hawaii Insurance Commissioner Gordon Ito today announced the appointment of Andrew Kurata as acting captive insurance administrator for the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Insurance Division. Kurata has been with the Insurance Division since 2011 as a captive insurance examiner and captive insurance program specialist.  Prior to that, he worked in the ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists that the H-3 Freeway will be closed in alternating directions, for LED lighting work in the Harano Tunnel. Lane closures are as follows: Honolulu-bound direction H-3 Freeway will be closed in the Honolulu-bound direction between the Kamehameha Highway Underpass and the Halawa Interchange on ...
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Non-Agricultural Jobs up 8,100 Over the Year HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for July was 2.7 percent, compared to the revised rate for June of 2.8 percent. Statewide, 674,450 were employed and 18,650 unemployed in July for a total seasonally ...
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For Immediate Release August 16, 2017 Our hearts are heavy as search and rescue crews work at the site of an Army helicopter crash off of Ka‘ena Point. We stand with our U.S. Army ‘ohana during this difficult time. The State of Hawai‘i has offered its support as rescue and recovery efforts continue. Our thoughts ...
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