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Hanalei, Hawai’i – The Kauai Nēnē Habitat Conservation Plan (KN HCP) will hold the first in a series of public talks next week on the state bird of Hawai’i the endangered Nēnē. Project Coordinator Dr. Christian Vlautin will provide information about the Hawaiian Goose’s ecology and recovery on Kaua’i at 6 p.m. on Thursday, January ...
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DLNR Seeks Input on the Alternatives for the Park Master Plan (Kailua-Kona) Interested people are invited to review and discuss the preliminary alternatives for the management and development of Kealakekua Bay State Historical Park on Hawaii Island at a meeting on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at Konawaena Elementary School. The findings of  studies conducted for ...
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HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) has received laboratory confirmation from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of a past Zika virus infection in a baby recently born with microcephaly in a hospital on Oahu. The mother likely had Zika infection when she was residing in Brazil in May ...
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HILO —  The Department of Land and Natural Resources has closed the Muliwai hiking trail on the far cliff side of Waipio Valley and its Waimanu Valley campground,  following the closure of Waipio valley access road on Wednesday to residents only by Hawaii County officials following confirmation of two cases of dengue in Waipio residents. ...
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HONOLULU —  Portions of the Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Haleiwa small boat harbor are being used as an emergency command center authorized by the Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation, and set up by the Honolulu Police Department during multi-agency rescue efforts today for the missing crews of two Marine Corps helicopters which ...
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HILO – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT), Harbors Division, celebrated the Pier 4 Project at Hilo Harbor with a groundbreaking and dedication/blessing ceremony earlier today. The project consists of multiple phases: dredging and construction of the Pier 4 Inter-Island Cargo Terminal, construction of the Inter-Island Cargo Terminal Facility–Container Yard, and Kumau Street Entrance Improvements. ...
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HONOLULU — The State Department of Defense today announced the appointment of Toby Clairmont as executive officer for the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA), formerly known as State Civil Defense. He began serving in this official capacity on January 11. Clairmont will report directly to Administrator of Emergency Management Vern Miyagi, who was appointed by ...
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Hawaii Insurance Division Releases Resources to Help Consumers Compare Motor Vehicle, Home, and Auto Insurance Premiums HONOLULU — Hawaii Insurance Division recently released its 2016 premium comparison guides. The guides are available at http://cca.hawaii.gov/ins and cover motor vehicle, homeowners, condominium, and rental insurance. “Reviewing your auto or homeowner’s policies annually or in the event of ...
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HONOLULU — Gov. David Y. Ige, the Maui Regional Board and the Corporate Board of the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation (HHSC) today signed an agreement transferring the operation and management of the HHSC Maui Region health care facilities from the state to Kaiser Permanente. Signed Maui Transfer Agreement Kaiser Permanente’s Proposal (Large file) Kaiser Permanente’s ...
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What:            Signing of the Transfer Agreement for the Operations and Management of the Maui Region Hospitals Who: Governor David Ige Mary Ann Barnes, RN, President, Hawai‘i Region, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan Avery Chumbley, Chair, Maui Region of the Hawai‘i Health Systems Corporation Dr. Linda Rosen, CEO, Hawai‘i Health Systems Corporation When:           Thursday, January ...
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