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WHAT: Bill signing ceremony HB 1180 – Appropriates funds to Hawai‘i County for disaster relief, recovery, mitigation, and remediation activities related to the Kīlauea volcanic eruption. Also requires the reporting of monthly expenditures to the Department of Budget and Finance. WHEN: Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. WHO: Governor David Ige with: Senator Russell ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies motorists that the left turn lane will be permanently closed on the Campbell Industrial Park/Barbers Point Harbor offramp (Exit 1A) from the eastbound H-1 Freeway beginning Tuesday, April 16, 2019, part of the Kapolei Interchange Complex, Phase 2 project. The left turn lane will be closed ...
Read More HDOT: LEFT TURN LANE PERMANENTLY CLOSED ON THE CAMPBELL INDUSTRIAL PARK/BARBERS POINT HARBOR OFFRAMP (EXIT 1A) BEGINNING TUESDAY APRIL 16

Likelike Highway scheduled closure Sunday, April 14, 2019 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) and Hawaiian Electric alerts the public of emergency repair work on the Likelike Highway that will close all lanes in both directions on Sunday, April 14, 2019 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Pali Highway to open while Likelike Highway is closed for Hawaiian Electric repair work

HONOLULU – The Real Estate Commission, together with Community Associations Institute Hawaii Chapter will hold a free “Condorama V” event at the Hawaii State Capitol Auditorium, Chamber Level, on Saturday, April 13, 2019. The event runs from 9:00 am – 10:30 am and will feature four speakers recognized in the condominium community for their expertise ...
Read More DCCA: REAL ESTATE COMMISSION TO HOLD “CONDORAMA V” EDUCATION EVENT

HONOLULU – In an effort to save lives, the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT), four county police departments, and our private partners Toyota Hawaii and DTRIC Insurance are working together to educate Hawaii’s roadway users about the dangers of distracted driving throughout National Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April. Free events will be held throughout ...
Read More HDOT: APRIL IS NATIONAL DISTRACTED DRIVING AWARENESS MONTH

HONOLULU –  The Department of Taxation (Department) reminds residents and non-residents that the Hawaii individual income tax return is due Monday, April 22, 2019, and the deadline for the federal income tax return is on Monday, April 15, 2019. Residents will need to file Form N-11 while Non-Residents will need to file Form N-15. If ...
Read More TAX PRESS RELEASE: Reminders As Tax Deadline Nears

Link to video #1 here Link to video #2 here Link to photos here **Videos courtesy of Ulupono HONOLULU – The State of Hawai‘i took another significant step forward in meeting the state’s 100 percent renewable energy goal. Gov. David Ige announced an innovative new program designed to make green energy installments such as solar ...
Read More News Release – Governor Ige announces new program that makes clean energy more accessible and affordable in Hawai‘i

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR   JADE T. BUTAY DIRECTOR For Immediate Release: April 5, 2019 19-0175   OAHU LANE CLOSURES FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 6 – APRIL 12   PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting.   — H-1 FREEWAY ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Weekly lane closures

Link to photo and resume here HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has appointed Andrew Garrett as deputy director of the state Department of Human Resources Development. Garrett has served as associate vice president of post-acute care and operations at the Healthcare Association of Hawai‘i since 2015. Previously, he was acting president/CEO at the Hawai‘i Institute ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Release — Governor appoints health care executive as DHRD deputy director

Link to Barcarse photo and resume here HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has appointed Damien Kaimana Barcarse to the Hawai‘i County seat on the Board of Education. Barcarse has worked at Kamehameha Schools since 2013, most recently as the West Hawai‘i regional director. Previously, Barcarse served as the director of the Hawaiian Cultural Based Education ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Release — Governor Ige appoints Kamehameha educator to Board of Education