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HONOLULU – The High Technology Development Corporation (HTDC) will host a free brown bag lunch lecture by nationally recognized venture capitalist, technology expert, business executive and media commentator Jonathan Aberman on Wednesday, June 1 from 12 noon – 1 p.m. at the NELHA Gateway Center in Kailua-Kona. Seating is limited for Aberman’s presentation, “The Challenge ...
Read More DBEDT NEWS RELEASE: High Technology Development Corporation hosts forum on entrepreneurship with noted business innovation expert

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu residents that Runway 8R-26L will be closed for airfield maintenance from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 24, 2016 and nightly from midnight to 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 24, 2016 through Saturday morning, May 28, 2016. During this time flight patterns will be altered ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: Runway 8R-26L temporarily closed at Honolulu International Airport for airfield maintenance

HONOLULU – Attorney General Doug Chin announced that the Department of the Attorney General has charged eight sex offenders with Failure to Comply with Covered Offender Registration Requirements in the last three months. Most recently the Department has charged Randy Maunakea, Justin Jumawan, Mose Tauaefa, and Thomas Carreira. Maunakea was charged on May 5, 2016 ...
Read More ATG NEWS RELEASE: Attorney General charges eight sex offenders with violating registration requirements

DLNR SUSPECTS LOOSE DOGS MAY BE CULPRITS  LIHUE, KAUAI —   On Sunday May 22 and continuing today, State wildlife officials on Kauai are responding to the discovery of 34 dead Wedge-tailed shearwaters in the seabird colony at Spouting Horn, Lawai area on the south coast. Most of the kills were found near the parking lot ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Dead Wedge-tailed shearwaters found at Lawai, Kauai

Protecting Rare Endemic Seabirds on Kauai (HONOLULU) – They use technology like radar, acoustic monitoring devices and lasers. They reach into cliff-top burrows to monitor breeding birds and they partner with other organizations to protect the birds from introduced predators like feral cats that attack them. They exemplify partnership by forging relationships with numerous organizations, working ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Endangered seabird team receives national recognition for innovation

HILO – At approximately 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 21, Hale Nani Reintegration Center inmate Sloan Deleon was seen running out of a dorm and up a hillside. The dorm was put on lockdown status while corrections officers immediately gave chase, calling out his name in the woods.  A few minutes later, Deleon was noticed ...
Read More PSD NEWS RELEASE: Attempted contraband run on Big Island thwarted by Hale Nanai Reintegration Center correctional officers and staff

HONOLULU –   Attorney General Doug Chin filed today a motion in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals asking the Court to lift or modify an order it issued three days ago that temporarily stops activities related to the transition of Maui Memorial Medical Center, Kula Hospital & Clinic, and Lanai Community Hospital to a new ...
Read More ATG NEWS RELEASE: Attorney General asks 9th Circuit Court to lift injunction against Maui hospitals

HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is announcing the repair work to the Paumalu Stream Bridge on Oahu’s North Shore will require a 24/7 lane closure, which is scheduled to begin Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 8 a.m. The Paumalu Stream Bridge on Kamehameha Highway is located between Paumalu Place and Ke Nui ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: Paumalu Stream Bridge repairs require 24/7 contraflow lane beginning May 25

HONOLULU — The State Executive Office on Aging and the Policy Advisory Board for Elder Affairs (PABEA) will recognize outstanding elder volunteers from each of the four counties at its annual state level celebration of Older Americans Month at Kahala Nui Retirement Community in Honolulu, on Friday, June 3, 2016 at 10 a.m. Governor David ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii’s outstanding elder volunteers to be feted June 3, 2016

  $500,000 Project Replaces Old Wood with Contemporary Materials (LIHUE, KAUAI) – When Kawika Smith was a boy, his father would take him trekking through the mud and bogs of the Alakai Plateau.  Now as the Kauai supervisor for the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife’s Na Ala Hele Trail Access program, Smith is overseeing ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Kaua’i Alakai boardwalk gets a facelift