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    Peter Whiticar honored with NASTAD Lifetime Achievement Award for leadership in HIV and hepatitis prevention   HONOLULU – Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) Branch Chief Peter Whiticar has been honored with the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD) at a ceremony held in ...
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WHAT:                      Bill signing ceremonies for the following:                                       HB 2651 Wireless Broadband – Establishes a process to upgrade and support next-generation wireless broadband infrastructure throughout the state.   HB 2352 Hawai‘i Teacher Standards Board – Increases membership on the Hawai‘i Teacher Standards Board to include a member of the Native Hawaiian Education Council and ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige signed the following bills at ceremonies held at the Office of the Governor on June 20:   HB 2215 (Act 47), which requires drivers to allow at least three feet of separation between the driver’s vehicle and the bicycle when passing or overtaking the bicyclist.   “The passage of this ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i State Council on Mental Health has launched a new website featuring many key resources including mental health related trainings and events in the community, legislative updates, and the current activities of the council. With this new, easy-to-use website, community members can access meeting notices and agendas, apply to serve on the ...
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  Harnessing and integrating solar power with novel desalination technologies at low cost and bringing the system to market faster is key.     KAILUA-KONA, HAWAII – The Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority (NELHA) is set to receive a $2 million award from the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO) to ...
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(Honolulu) – The Hawai’i Commission on Water Resource Management issued its East Maui interim instream flow standards decision today.  The Commission issued a brief statement from the decision’s executive summary: The Decision and Order establishes amended interim instream flow standards based on best available data and balanced review. The benefits of the long-term stewardship of ...
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(Hilo) – Officers from the Hawai‘i County Police Department and the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) cited six people over the past 24 hours for loitering and refusing to evacuate in lower Puna. This brings the number of citations issued since the eruption began in early May to around 47.   Earlier ...
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STATEMENT BY GOVERNOR DAVID Y. IGE: “Separating children from their parents and loved ones seeking asylum is morally indefensible and shameful. The people of Hawai‘i have always valued those who have the courage to seek a better life for themselves and their children. The Trump administration clearly does not share the same values.” ### Media ...
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  WHAT: Bill signing ceremonies for the following: HB 2596: Vessel Title Act – Requires certain vessel owners to apply for certificate of title within 20 days of becoming an owner, or establishing principal use of vessel. HB 2215: Passing/Overtaking Bicycles – Requires drivers to allow at least three feet of separation between the vehicle ...
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June 19, 2018 PHOTOS   HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i State Archives unveiled never-before-seen items of the recruitment, voyage and emigration of the Gannenmono – the first Japanese immigrants to arrive in Hawai‘i in 1868. The special one-day exhibition at the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawai‘i (JCCH) is part of a year-long celebration of the 150th ...
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