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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) alerts the public that two southbound lanes will be closed on Liliha Street between Vineyard Boulevard and North King Street beginning at 9 a.m. on Friday, April 29, 2016 through 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 1, 2016 as part of the Liliha Street Rehabilitation project. This is ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: Weekend lane closures on Liliha Street scheduled for Friday, April 29

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today signed the following bills into law: SB 2775 – Act 13: Relating to the Affordable Care Act Section 1332 State Innovation Waiver: Authorizes the state to submit a state innovation waiver to the U.S. Health and Human Services and U.S. Treasury requesting a waiver of certain provisions of the ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Governor Ige signs three bills into law, including Affordable Care Act waiver proposal

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies Oahu motorists of H-1 Freeway On-Ramp and Off-Ramp closures in both directions on Tuesday night, April 26, 2016 and Wednesday night, April 27, 2016 from 8:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m., for overhead sign replacements. During roadwork hours no more than two ramps will be shutdown at ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: Nighttime H-1 freeway ramp closures for overhead sign replacements on April 26 and April 27

  What: Bill signings for: SB 2775 Relating to the Affordable Care Act Section 1332 State Innovation Waiver Authorizes the state to submit a state innovation waiver to the U.S. Health and Human Services and U.S. Treasury requesting a waiver of certain provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that undermine the state’s ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE MEDIA ADVISORY: Bill signings — Relating to ACA waiver, respiratory therapists, drivers licensing

HONOLULU — Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (Hawaii EMA), together with the City and County of Honolulu Department of Emergency Management will conduct siren testing on April 27th and 28th at the following locations. April 27th, 9 am – 4 pm Barbers Point Beach Park, Kapolei Fort DeRussy, Waikiki April 28th, 9 am – 4 pm ...
Read More HI-EMA NEWS RELEASE: Siren testing on Oahu- April 27 and 28

HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) released a report today that provides data and analysis on spending patterns of Honolulu households during the 2013-2014 period. The “Honolulu Consumer Spending” report summarizes data obtained through household surveys conducted by DBEDT in 2014 and 2015.  DBEDT’s Research and Economic Analysis Division created ...
Read More DBEDT NEWS RELEASE: DBEDT releases report on Honolulu consume spending

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 ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: 300,000 urchins continue to clean invasive alien seaweed

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 ...
Read More DLNR MEDIA ADVISORY: Renegades, Risks and Rewards of the Napali Coast

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 ...
Read More DCCA NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii team places third at the 22nd Annual National LifeSmarts Championship

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 ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Lease agreement for Maui hospitals approved