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Link to photo and resume here HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has designated James (Jay) Griffin as Hawai‘i Public Utilities Commission chairman. Griffin was initially appointed to the commission in May 2017. Griffin previously served as chief of policy and research with the PUC. He was also assistant researcher and assistant specialist with the Hawai‘i ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR – News Release – Governor Ige designates Public Utilities commissioner James Griffin as PUC chair

Link to photos and bios here HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has reappointed Major General Arthur “Joe” Logan as adjutant general, Hawai‘i National Guard, Department of Defense. He has held this position since January 2015, overseeing the training and readiness of more than 5,000 soldiers and airmen of the Hawai‘i National Guard. Logan also serves ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR – News Release – Governor Ige reappoints Hawaii Defense Department leaders

Link to photos and resumes here HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige announced today that he is appointing new directors at three state departments. Budget and Finance (BUF) Rod Becker has been appointed as director of the Department of Budget and Finance. He replaces Laurel Johnston who retired in December. Becker has served as the comptroller ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR – News Release – Governor Ige announces appointments for Budget and Finance, Accounting and General Services, and Labor and Industrial Relations

HDOA TO HOLD WORKSHOPS FOR SPECIALTY CROP BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM AND MARKETING ASSISTANCE HONOLULU – The Market Development Branch of the Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) will be holding statewide workshops in January for those who are interested learning more about the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP) funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture ...
Read More HDOA News Release on Grant Workshops

Passengers traveling to South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Tahiti and American Samoa will continue to check-in at Lobby 3 in Terminal 1 HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT), in collaboration with Hawaiian Airlines, is revising the international passenger check-in operations at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL). On Dec. 19, 2018, Hawaiian ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Revised Hawaiian Airlines international passenger check-in operations at HNL

HONOLULU – The Real Estate Commission will convene its standing committee meetings at the REALTORS® Association of Maui Offices located at 441 Ala Makani Place, Kahului, on Wednesday, January 9, 2019.  The Laws and Rules Review Committee meeting will convene at 9:30 a.m., and will be followed by the Condominium Review Committee meeting and the ...
Read More RELEASE: REAL ESTATE COMMISSION TO HOLD MEETINGS AND CONSULTATIONS IN MAUI

(Honolulu) – On Thursday, officers from the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) were on routine patrol in windward O‘ahu when they observed a lay net violation in progress. This was on Kawa Stream, just makai of the Kahana Bridge. Officers detained two men who were observed tending the net. They are identified ...
Read More DLNR News Release-DOCARE Officers Bust Repeat Offender for Lay Net Violations, Jan. 6, 2018

UPDATE: The closure of the eastbound H-1 Freeway for the Kapolei Interchange project is canceled next week, Sunday night, Jan. 6, through Friday morning, Jan. 11. All lanes on the H-1 Freeway will be open for motorists to use. HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists that the eastbound H-1 Freeway ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Eastbound H-1 Freeway nightly closures scheduled for the Kapolei Interchange Complex, Phase 2 project

(Honolulu) – The DLNR Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR) has closed the public loading dock at the Maunalua Bay boat ramp in east O‘ahu. Engineers are condemning the dock due to structural failure. They report the concrete pier structure could collapse into the water. This creates an unsafe condition for people. Barriers and ...
Read More DLNR News Release-Maunalua Bay Ramp Loading Dock Closed, Jan. 4, 2019

PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting.   — H-1 FREEWAY —   1) HONOLULU (24-HOUR WORK) 24-hour shoulder closure on the H-1 Freeway in the westbound direction between the Pali Highway overpass and the Houghtailing Street underpass on Friday, Jan. 4, through Friday, ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Weekly lane closures