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HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Transportation Harbors Division recently completed beta testing Hawaii.PortCall.com, a web-based vessel scheduling system that went live on January 1, 2016.  Hawaii.PortCall.com grants access to cruise line itinerary around the world to access open berths at Hawaii’s commercial ports years in advance. Itinerary planners can view the availability of berthing ...
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HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) will hold weekly dengue information sessions in Kona and Hilo to provide timely updates and answer questions from the community about the Hawaii Island dengue outbreak. Participants will learn about the prevalence, transmission, and symptoms of dengue fever; outbreak response efforts; how to interpret case counts ...
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HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Health Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Program disbursed more than $10.36 million in federal funds in the last half of 2015 to support infrastructure improvements in the public water systems for all four counties. This exceeded the interim target of $7.67 million in disbursements. In addition, as of ...
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HILO — The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will hold public meetings this month in Hilo to provide information on studies it has commissioned to assist with the Department’s planning for the future of these areas as current leases expire. DLNR leases out state-owned lands in Hilo, Hawai‘i at Banyan Drive and in ...
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It is with sadness that I received the news that Alexander & Baldwin will transition out of sugar farming after 145 years. This is a significant historic marker for Hawai‘i, the end of an era that touched the lives of generations of hardworking, local families. However, A & B will now pursue diversified agriculture – ...
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KAHULUI – Based on feedback and input received from the Hana community the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) will not proceed with the Hana Pier rehabilitation project. HDOT reviewed various options for rebuilding the pier and discussed the plans with the community. Given the opposition to the improvements HDOT will remove the Pier. The estimated ...
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Nomination Deadline:  February 1, 2016 HONOLULU – The start of a new year also marks the beginning of the annual Hawai‘i Big Tree Competition.  Sponsored by the Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife and American Forests, the Big Tree program focuses attention on the largest trees of particular native species, ...
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HONOLULU — The Department of Public Safety is looking to fill Adult Correction Officer (ACO) vacancies on every island.  The recruitment is open on the Department of Human Resources and Development (DHRD) jobseekers webpage and will end on Friday, January 29 at midnight. To qualify, applicants must meet all of the requirements listed on DRHD’s ...
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Open meeting offers public chance to comment on Real Estate Commission programs, consultations by appointment offer in-person real estate and condominium expertise. HONOLULU – The Real Estate Commission will convene its standing committee meetings at the REALTORS® Association of Maui office on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016. Real estate licensees, government officials, members of the condominium ...
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HONOLULU —  The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR) has tallied community votes for the representatives who will serve on the Maunalua Bay Recreation Advisory Committee.  DOBOR is establishing a community advisory committee for Maunalua Bay ocean users as a forum to provide input on the regulation ...
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