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HONOLULU – Former State Representative Richard Fale, District 47 (Waialua, Haleiwa, Pupukea, Kahuku, Laie, Hauula, Waikane, Waiahole, Sunset Beach, Punaluu, Kaaawa) pleaded no contest on July 1st in state district court for failing to file a complete and accurate candidate committee report. Under the terms of a plea agreement reached with the State and accepted ...
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HONOLULU —  An overturned boat that has been spotted from the air several times since three fishermen were reported overdue northwest of Oahu, on Monday July 4, has been found on a remote beach on Kauai’s north shore. Kauai Fire Department first spotted the vessel off Anahola in Kilauea, on Friday July 8, while conducting ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Grounded boat on Kauai confirmed as missing fishermen’s vessel

PUBLIC URGED TO SEEK VACCINATION HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) is investigating a confirmed case of hepatitis A in a food service employee at the ice cream specialty store, Baskin-Robbins, located at the Waikele Center in Waipahu. The department is advising persons who consumed any food or drink products from this ...
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WHAT: News Conference – VETO LIST and rationale  WHO: Governor David Ige WHEN: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. WHERE:  State Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial Room We plan to live stream the event through the governor’s website. MEDIA CONTACTS: Jodi Leong Press Secretary/Deputy Communications Director Office of the Governor Direct: (808) 586-0043 Mobile: ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE AMENDED MEDIA ADVISORY: News Conference – VETOs and messages RESCHEDULED

HONOLULU – Full HECO power has been restored to the Oahu Community Correctional Center (OCCC).  Electricity was restored shortly after 10 p.m. yesterday. A generator is still being used to power the air conditioning for the entire facility. The air conditioning will remain on the generator until a faulty transformer can be replaced. The part ...
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WHAT: Bill signing ceremony for HB 1702 Relating to Taxation: The bill amends the income tax credit for expenses related to household and dependent care services that are necessary for gainful employment. The measure changes the percentages for calculating the credit. WHO: Governor David Ige Key Legislators         WHEN: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. WHERE: ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE MEDIA ADVISORY: Bill signing ceremony for Tuesday, July 12, 2016

HONOLULU – Partial power has been restored to sections of the Oahu Community Correctional Center (OCCC).  Electricity was restored to most areas of the facility by 1:30 p.m. Electrical contractors are continuing to work on a couple of sections that are still on the back-up generator. An additional generator is being brought in this evening ...
Read More PSD NEWS RELEASE: Partial power restored to OCCC

WHAT: News Conference — VETO list  WHO: Governor David Ige WHEN: RESCHEDULED FOR TOMORROW – more information to come WHERE: State Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial Room We plan to live stream the event through the governor’s website. MEDIA CONTACTS:  Jodi Leong Press Secretary/Deputy Communications Director Office of the Governor Direct: (808) 586-0043 Mobile: (808) 798-3929 ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE MEDIA ADVISORY: News Conference RESCHEDULED for tomorrow

Bill Signing Ceremony for the following: HB 2707 aims to clarify and amend statutes pertaining to the marijuana dispensary system, ensures the efficient and responsible operation of medical marijuana dispensaries and ensures access to medical marijuana for qualifying patients. WHO:            Governor David Ige Key legislators Supporters of the bill Stakeholders WHEN: Monday, July 11, 2016 at 10:30am ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige and the Governor’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Team will host more than a thousand participants at the team’s first public conference, Saturday, July 9. The governor and ESSA Team have invited students, teachers, principals, parents, education, business and community leaders as well as other interested stakeholders to the one-day ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Governor’s ESSA Team to host more than a thousand participants at Saturday’s summit