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HONOLULU – Public outreach and educational materials created for the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT), Highways Division, Oahu District, Storm Water Management Program won top honors at the 2016 Pele Awards, an annual design and advertising competition that recognizes the best advertising and design work in Hawaii. HDOT’s keiki activity book, Hawaii Storm Patrol: New ...
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Aerial Survey Targeted At Japan Tsunami Marine Debris (HONOLULU) – It’s heartbreaking to see a marine mammal tangled up in derelict fishing line. It’s sad to see an otherwise beautiful Hawaiian beach covered in a vast array of plastic. It’s telling when the stomach contents of seabirds often show they’ve ingested these plastics. Marine debris ...
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HONOLULU – The Real Estate Commission will convene its standing committee meetings at the Hawaii Island REALTORS® office, on Wednesday, June 8, 2016.  The Laws and Rules Review Committee meeting will convene at 9:30 a.m., and will be followed by the Condominium Review Committee meeting and the Education Review Committee meeting. Real estate licensees, government ...
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What: Pinning ceremony for Brig. Gen. Gregory S. Woodrow, incoming 154th Wing Commander Who: Gov. David Ige will preside over a pinning ceremony for new incoming 154th Wing Commander, Hawaii Air National Guard. Col. Woodrow had most recently been the Vice Wing Commander of the 154th Wing, the largest wing in the Air National Guard. Woodrow ...
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  HONOLULU – Work furlough program inmate Lloyd Schmitt failed to return to the Laumaka Work Furlough Center after work last night. Schmitt left yesterday morning and was supposed to return by 7:30 p.m. State Sheriffs and Honolulu Police were notified.  Schmitt was serving time for Theft 2, Unauthorized Control of a Propelled Vehicle and ...
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HONOLULU – Less than 24 hours after a request for public assistance, Honolulu Police Department officers this morning arrested Andrew Patyjewicz at Ala Moana Beach Park. Patyjewicz was arrested on a grand jury bench warrant issued upon his indictment for criminal charges related to the possession and distribution of child pornography.  The investigation was handled ...
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HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) announces it is increasing the vehicle weight restriction on the Paumalu Stream Bridge. Beginning Saturday, May 28, 2016 vehicles weighing up to 25 tons may cross the bridge. The Paumalu Stream Bridge on Kamehameha Highway is located between Paumalu Place and Ke Nui Road, near Sunset Beach. ...
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  HONOLULU — The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency monthly test of the statewide outdoor siren warning system, coordinated with the test of the live audio broadcast segment of the Emergency Alert System, is scheduled for Wednesday, June 1, 2016, at 11:45 a.m. The siren test is a steady one minute tone on all sirens. The ...
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Aerial surveys of the entire coastline of the main eight Hawaiian Islands in late 2015 provides a close-up view of the amount and types of marine debris that regularly accumulates.  The study was funded by the Ministry of the Environment of Japan as part of the Japan Tsunami Gift Fund.  While the survey found a ...
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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 30, 2016. This action is in honor of Memorial Day and in memory of the brave Americans who sacrificed their lives for the freedom and security ...
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