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Presentation by Stephen Parker, National Governors Association What: National Governors Association expert to highlight opportunities for Hawai‘i’s public schools under the new federal education program, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Who: Stephen E. Parker, Legislative Director, Education & Workforce, National Governors Association (see attached bio)                                                      When/Where: Mr. Parker will conduct three sessions: Tuesday, March ...
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What:  National Governors Association expert to highlight opportunities for Hawai‘i’s public schools under the new federal education program, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Who: Stephen E. Parker, Legislative Director, Education & Workforce, National Governors Association (see attached bio)                                                      When/Where: Mr. Parker will conduct three sessions: Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at 6 pm – Kapolei High ...
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(Wailuku, Maui) – The demand for playing time for local softball and baseball teams just got a little easier with the opening of the first phase of the Central Maui Regional Sports Complex. Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui, Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa, and DLNR Deputy Director of Water Commission Jeffrey Pearson were among community leaders who ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Airports Division reminds travelers to be prepared before heading to the airport for Spring Break travel. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is anticipating more than 65.1 million travelers nationwide over the Spring Break travel season which began in March. While the TSA is prepared to effectively screen ...
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HONOLULU — At the direction of the President of the United States, the national and state flags have been flown at half-staff since March 7 as a mark of respect for the memory of Nancy Reagan. Services and interment for the former first lady will be conducted today, and flags should return to full-staff tonight at ...
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HONOLULU – Three Deputy Sheriffs were promoted to Sergeant today at an official promotion and pinning ceremony at the Public Safety Director’s office in Honolulu. The three new Sergeants are Darryl Ng, Kyle Fujisue and Glenn Park.  They were officially presented with their new badges and a certificate of promotion by Director Nolan Espinda, Deputy ...
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HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) announced today that Governor David Ige has signed new Wastewater System rules that would ban new cesspools statewide. Hawaii has been the only state in the country that allows new cesspools. New cesspools are currently allowed on most of Hawaii Island and parts of Maui and ...
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HONOLULU – The catch of the 71 ft. longline fishing vessel Lady Ann Margret was seized early Monday morning March 7 at Pier 38 in Honolulu harbor, in a joint enforcement action conducted by NOAA Office of Law Enforcement (OLE), aided by Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE).  ...
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HONOLULU – Attorney General Doug Chin announced that Susan Escobar (Escobar) and her daughter, Yolanda Cristina Escobar Hiro (Hiro), pled guilty yesterday to Theft in the Second Degree for committing Medicaid fraud. The defendants were sentenced by Judge Glenn Hara in the Third Circuit Court. Escobar, the former office manager of Mastercare, a home health ...
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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 February 2016 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 hearings ...
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