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HONOLULU – Keiki O Ka ‘Āina Family Learning Centers hosted a Kid’s Day this afternoon at the Women’s Community Correctional Center (WCCC) to bring incarcerated moms and their children together in honor of Mother’s Day. WCCC has partnered with Keiki O Ka ‘Āina Family Learning Centers (KOKA) to hold Kid’s Day since December, 2005.  The ...
Read More PSD NEWS RELEASE: Kid’s Day at the Women’s Community Correctional Center held to support the children of incarcerated women

KAHULUI – Makena State Park will be closed for public safety on Monday May 9, while an early morning helicopter salvage operation is underway, weather conditions permitting, to fly out a vessel that grounded on an inaccessible part of the park shoreline.  The park will reopen as soon as this operation is completed. The boat ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Removal of grounded vessel at Little Beach planned on Monday

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises the public of lane closures on the westbound H-1 Freeway between the Keehi Interchange and the Aiea/Pearlridge Off-Ramp (Exit 13A) on Sunday night, May 8, 2016 through Friday morning, May 13, 2016 from 9 p.m. to 4:30 a.m., nightly. On Sunday night, May 8, 2016 two ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: Lane closures on westbound H-1 freeway begin Sunday night, May 8

HONOLULU—The state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) thanks the Hawaii State Legislature for showing broad support for the state’s innovation initiatives this legislative session. State lawmakers approved funding for a range of critical programs that help to grow and diversify Hawaii’s economy. As part of the state budget and other fiscal bills, ...
Read More DBEDT NEWS RELEASE: 2016 Legislature approves funding in support of state innovation initiatives

Feedback from Big Island Community Results in Status Quo (HONOLULU) – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) and its Division of Boating and Recreation (DOBOR) announced today its decision to select the “no-action” option in a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the proposed Keauhou Bay Offshore Moorings project. Considerable public interest and input ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Additional Moorings for Keauhou Bay no longer proposed

LIHUE – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration, Central Federal Lands Highway Division (FHWA-CFLHD) is proposing to replace three temporary bridges located on Kuhio Highway (Route 560) in Wainiha. A Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) has been prepared for the project pursuant to the Hawaii EIS law (HRS Chapter ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: Notice of public meeting scheduled for replacement of Wainiha temporary bridges

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige signed into law SB3126 (Act 47), which allows for an emergency appropriation of $100 million to fund equipment and installation costs for air conditioning, heat abatement measures and related energy efficiency measures at public schools across the state. “Cooling our schools has been my highest priority and we are thankful ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE: Governor Ige signs public schools heat abatement bill

HONOLULU – The Department of Public Safety (PSD) joined Governor David Y. Ige today to honor our corrections officers, corrections employees, deputy sheriffs, narcotics enforcement investigators, and nurses with three proclamations.  The proclamation ceremonies were held in the 5th floor Ceremony Room at the State Capitol. “We thank our state law enforcement officers, correctional officers ...
Read More PSD NEWS RELEASE: Deputy Sheriffs, narcotics investigators, corrections officers/staff & nurses, honored by Governor David Y. Ige at three proclamation ceremonies

What: Bill signing ceremony for SB3126 Relating to Public Schools:  Emergency appropriation for air conditioning, heat abatement and related energy efficiency measures Who:              Governor David Ige Legislators Department of Education Hawai‘i State Teachers Association Teachers, parents, students When: Thursday, May 5, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. Where: State Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial Room We plan to live ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE MEDIA ADVISORY: Bill signing ceremony for SB3126 Public Schools air condition, heat abatement

The Women’s Community Correctional Center (WCCC) partnered with Keiki O Ka ‘Aina to hold Kid’s Day to bring incarcerated moms and their children together for a special visit in advance of Mother’s Day. NOTE: Please RSVP no later than Friday noon.  We will need full name, SSN and DOB for the background clearance to be ...
Read More PSD MEDIA ADVISORY: Kid’s Day at Women’s Community Correctional Center