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Oahu’s Kaneohe Bay Largely Cleared of Algae (HONOLULU) – David Cohen is a proud papa for good reason.  He and his team, working at the Anuenue Fisheries Research Center on Oahu’s Sand Island, have now planted 300,000 Native Hawaiian collector urchins (Tripneustes gratilla) into Kaneohe Bay to control two species of invasive algae. From the ...
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KFVE (K5) to Air Special Documenting Efforts Since the beginning of the year, teams from the DLNR Divisions of State Parks and Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DLNR) have combined efforts to address illegal activity and to remove accumulated rubbish from the Napali Coast State Wilderness Park.  DLNR leadership previously announced a combined and concerted effort ...
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HONOLULU – A team of students represented Hawaii and competed at the National LifeSmarts Championship held in Denver, Colo. from April 9-12.  The team, comprised of students from Iolani School, tied with Tennessee to place third out of a total of 33 teams from across the nation. The national LifeSmarts program is run by the ...
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HONOLULU — Gov. David Y. Ige announced that the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation (HHSC) entered into a lease agreement late yesterday with Maui Health Systems (a Kaiser Foundation Hospitals LLC) covering the facilities of Maui Memorial Medical Center, Kula Hospital & Clinic, and Lanai Community Hospital. On January 14, 2016, the Maui Regional Board and ...
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HONOLULU — Gov. David Y. Ige today signed a fourth supplemental proclamation on homelessness, which will remain in effect until late June of this year. The supplemental proclamation allows the state to continue its coordinated efforts with the counties to create short- and long-term housing projects statewide. Under the most recent extension, the proclamation cut ...
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Celebrating Music in Our Schools What: Springtime at Washington Place: Celebrating Music in Our Schools honors Queen Lili‘uokalani and her vision for Washington Place, which is to preserve the Hawaiian language and music for her people. Who:  Governor David Ige, Hawai‘i’s First Lady Dawn Amano-Ige, the Washington Place Foundation and the following musical groups from Hawai‘i’s public schools: The ...
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HILO — The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) and Federal Highway Administration, Central Federal Lands Highway Division (FHWA-CFLHD) are completing the final phase of the Daniel K. Inouye Highway (formerly known as Saddle Road) improvement project. Construction has commenced for the realignment of the roadway from milepost 5.6 to milepost 11.7 west of Hilo. The ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) alerts the public that the Middle Street Off-Ramp (Exit 19A) from the westbound H-1 Freeway will be closed on Friday night, April 22, 2016 from 9:30 p.m. to 3 a.m. for pavement striping and marker installations. Westbound H-1 Freeway motorists are advised to use the Likelike Highway ...
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Gov. David Ige to present Hawaii Green Business Awards to 21 businesses and event organizers for their efforts to save energy, recycle and conserve water. WHAT: 2016 Hawaii Green Business Awards Ceremony WHEN:          Friday, April 22, 2016 11 a.m. – noon WHERE:        Governor’s Ceremonial Room, 5th floor, State Capitol WHO: Governor David Ige DBEDT Director ...
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  HONOLULU – The State of Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) today issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the development and distribution of Hawaiian language video programming. The purpose of the RFP is to solicit interested parties to develop Hawaiian language video content for statewide distribution to promote and cultivate interest ...
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