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HILO — The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) and Federal Highway Administration, Central Federal Lands Highway Division (FHWA-CFLHD) are completing the final phase of the Daniel K. Inouye Highway (formerly known as Saddle Road) improvement project. Construction has commenced for the realignment of the roadway from milepost 5.6 to milepost 11.7 west of Hilo. The ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: Public urged not to take wood from Daniel K. Inouye Highway project site to prevent spreading fungus

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) alerts the public that the Middle Street Off-Ramp (Exit 19A) from the westbound H-1 Freeway will be closed on Friday night, April 22, 2016 from 9:30 p.m. to 3 a.m. for pavement striping and marker installations. Westbound H-1 Freeway motorists are advised to use the Likelike Highway ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: H-1 freeway westbound Middle Street off-ramp closed Friday night, April 22

Gov. David Ige to present Hawaii Green Business Awards to 21 businesses and event organizers for their efforts to save energy, recycle and conserve water. WHAT: 2016 Hawaii Green Business Awards Ceremony WHEN:          Friday, April 22, 2016 11 a.m. – noon WHERE:        Governor’s Ceremonial Room, 5th floor, State Capitol WHO: Governor David Ige DBEDT Director ...
Read More DBEDT MEDIA ADVISORY: Hawaii Businesses, Events to be Honored for Green Practices

  HONOLULU – The State of Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) today issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the development and distribution of Hawaiian language video programming. The purpose of the RFP is to solicit interested parties to develop Hawaiian language video content for statewide distribution to promote and cultivate interest ...
Read More DCCA NEWS RELEASE: Request for proposals issued for Hawaiian language video content

HONOLULU – Honolulu Police Department Officer Maulia Labarre was arrested last night by investigators with the Department of the Attorney General for attempted bribery, prostitution, and unauthorized use of a computer in the first degree. Officer Labarre was booked by the Sheriff’s Department and has been released pending further investigation. Charges have not yet been ...
Read More AG NEWS RELEASE: HPD officer arrested

HONOLULU — The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) is working to increase the state’s broadband capacity and speeds to meet the growing needs of the people who choose to live and work in Hawaii. As part of the state’s overall growth strategy, DBEDT is leading initiative to make landing a new transpacific ...
Read More DBEDT NEWS RELEASE: DBEDT solicits services to create a broadband infrastructure public-private partnership

  For the past six years, a team from the DLNR Division of Aquatic Resources (DAR) working at the Anuenue Fisheries Research Center on Sand Island have been raising native urchins to help control invasive algae (seaweed) in Kaneohe Bay.  Recently this team planted its 300,000 urchin into the bay, which is now showing that ...
Read More DLNR MEDIA ADVISORY: 300,000 collector urchins planted in Kaneohe Bay

What:  Gov. David Ige celebrates “Harlem Globetrotters Week” in Hawai‘i with two stars from the world famous team Who: Gov. David Ige Handles Franklin – Harlem Globetrotters star                                   TNT Maddox – Harlem Globetrotters star, 9th female member in team history When: Wednesday, April 20 at 10 a.m. Where: State Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial Room Details: To ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE MEDIA ADVISORY: Governor Ige celebrates “Harlem Globetrotters Week” in Hawai‘i  

HONOLULU – Missing work furlough inmate George Goings was captured on Molokai yesterday morning by Maui County Police officers assigned to Molokai.  Goings was located and arrested based on information cultivated and provided by Sheriff Deputies assigned to the Fugitive Unit and Capitol Patrol Unit.  Sheriffs are transporting him back to the Oahu Community Correctional ...
Read More PSD NEWS RELEASE: Two missing work furlough inmates captured and returned to OCCC

  HONOLULU – The Executive Office on Early Learning is accepting applications for free pre-kindergarten classes for the 2016-17 school year. The free classes are available to eligible children at 19 public elementary schools on O‘ahu, Kaua‘i, Maui, Moloka‘i, Lāna‘i and Hawai‘i Island, where need is greatest. The state-funded program serves children who qualify, based ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Executive Office on Early Learning accepting applications for free pre-kindergarten classes