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(HONOLULU) – An estimated 25 people elected to be airlifted out of the Kalalau area of the Napali Coast State Wilderness Park yesterday. They’d been stranded there since last weekend’s record-breaking rain storm that cut off road access from the trail head back to Hanalei and other Kaua‘i locales. A helicopter pilot who participated in ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 17, 2018 ‘ALALĀ CONTINUES TO THRIVE IN NATIVE HABITAT Conservationists Begin Study to Analyze Vocalizations of Hawaiian Crows (Volcano, Hawai‘i) –The eleven young ‘Alalā living in the Pu‘u Maka‘ala Natural Area Reserve on the Island of Hawai‘i continue to thrive, showing increased natural behaviors, foraging on native plants, and even challenging ...
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  HONOLULU – The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) and the state Boards and Commissions released a summary of disciplinary actions through the month of March 2018 taken on individuals and entities with professional and vocational licenses in Hawaii. These disciplinary actions include dispositions based upon either the results of contested case ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige appointed Troy Hashimoto to the Maui House seat previously occupied by former Rep. Joe Souki. Hashimoto has served as executive assistant to Maui County Council Chair Mike White since 2011. He was also Maui County Democratic Party chair from 2013 to 2017. In addition, Hashimoto is the owner of TNH ...
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For photos click here HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige, Kaua‘i Mayor Bernard Carvalho, and military and county emergency crews took a helicopter tour of the devastated areas of the North Shore aboard a Hawai‘i National Guard Black Hawk Helicopter Monday morning. The governor and mayor flew over heavily damaged regions in the Hanalei District – ...
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LIHUE, HI – All residents and visitors on Kauai are advised to stay out of flood waters and limit exposure. Heavy rains have caused storm water runoff throughout Kauai, leading to widespread flooding producing large areas of standing water. Coastal waters have also been affected and a brown water advisory remains in effect until further ...
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(LIHUE) – The record-breaking rain storm on Kaua‘i last weekend has resulted in the DLNR Division of State Parks closing the following Garden Island parks: Napali Coast State Wilderness Park, Ha’ena State Park, Polihale State Park and portions of Wailua River State Park. Currently there are an estimated 30 campers stranded in the Kalalau section ...
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  NEWLY PUBLISHED RESEARCH REVEALS MORE ABOUT RAPID ʻŌHIʻA DEATH – AND ESTABLISHES FIRST PLANT PATHOGENS TO RECEIVE HAWAIIAN NAMES (HILO) – Researchers in Hawaiʻi, working with national and international specialists, have published a paper providing new insight into the origin and development of the tree disease called Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death (ROD). Scientists at the ...
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      LIHUE, Kaua‘i – Gov. David Ige and Mayor Bernard Carvalho conducted a video teleconference this morning from the Kaua‘i Emergency Management’s operations center. The teleconference included state and county emergency personnel, who discussed the latest developments as they implement their action plan. Gov. Ige commended Kauai County’s first responders and emergency personnel ...
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HONOLULU – On April 13, 2018, local businessman Carroll Ung and Carroll Ung Restaurant Group, Inc. were charged in District Court for their willful failure to file General Excise Tax returns for the tax years 2010 and 2011.  Both Ung, as an individual and Carroll Ung Restaurant Group, Inc. were charged with two counts each ...
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