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Early Friday morning, July 31, 2015, officers from the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement arrested seven men, camping in the restricted area on Mauna Kea on Hawaii Island. The Hawaii County Police Department provided transportation support and rangers from the Office of Mauna Kea Management provided logistical support. An additional six men were ...
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HONOLULU — The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (formerly State Civil Defense) 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 Monday, August 3, 2015, at 11:45 a.m. Kauai residents should be aware that eight new outdoor warning ...
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HONOLULU – Extended furlough inmates Dyson Kepano and Donald Soares failed to report to a Kona extended furlough house for their scheduled check-in yesterday evening.  Hawaii Police were notified. Inmates in the extended furlough program live and work outside of the facility but must check in at various times throughout the month. 23-year old Kepano ...
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KAHULUI – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR) will implement a new parking plan in the Maalaea Small Boat Harbor beginning Monday, August 3, 2015. DOBOR has selected Diamond Parking to manage the entire parking area at Maalaea.  The facility will have approximately 208 regular parking ...
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HONOLULU – First Lady Dawn Ige today honored Aloha Petroleum as the first retail business in Hawaii to adopt the Department of Health’s Choose Healthy Now project. Choose Healthy Now increases consumer access to healthy food and beverages by labeling healthier items at the point-of-decision. The event was followed by a taste test of the ...
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Event:  First Lady Dawn Ige will recognize Aloha Petroleum as the first retail business in Hawaii to adopt the Department of Health’s Choose Healthy Now! Program at its Aloha Island Mart locations. Description:  The Hawaii State Department of Health welcomes its first retail partner in the Choose Health Now program. Aloha Petroleum is piloting the ...
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HONOLULU – Nearly two years after the massive September 2013 molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor, Attorney General Doug Chin today announced a settlement agreement between the State of Hawaii (the “State”) and Matson Navigation Company (“Matson”) related to that spill. Under the terms of the settlement Matson will provide more than $15 million to the ...
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HONOLULU – Attorney General Doug Chin will hold a news conference today, Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. at the Department of the Attorney General, 425 Queen Street, Honolulu. The subject of the news conference will be a settlement between the State of Hawaii and the Matson Navigation Company regarding the 2013 molasses spill ...
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HONOLULU – First Lady Dawn Ige today honored snack shop and cafeteria vendors participating in the Department of Health’s Choose Healthy Now project. In a congratulatory ceremony at the State Office Tower, Leiopapa A. Kamehameha Building, 2nd Floor Snack Shop, blind vendors received Healthy Vending Champion Awards for being among the first to adopt the ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today announced the formation of the Governor’s Leadership Team on Homelessness, which will be tasked with finding short-term and long-term solutions as the state, city and federal governments work together to address homelessness in Hawai‘i. The leadership team includes Gov. Ige, Sen. Jill Tokuda, Rep. Sylvia Luke, Director of Human ...
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