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Link to photos and resumes here. HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige announced today that he is reappointing the directors of the departments of Commerce and Consumer Affairs and Public Safety to serve in his second term. “These leaders are dedicated to upholding fairness and justice. They have led their departments with integrity and instilled a ...
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(Kīlauea, Kauaʻi, Hawaiʻi — In 2018, conservation partners again provided a new home, safe from invasive predators, for some of Hawaiʻi’s most imperiled seabirds. A total of 39 chicks, including 20 endangered uaʻu (Hawaiian Petrel) and 19 threatened ʻaʻo (Newell’s Shearwater), were moved from colonies in the mountains to the translocation site, called Nihokū, at ...
Read More News release from DLNR — A Great Year for Endangered Hawaiian Seabirds — 39 Chicks Fledge from Protected Nihokū Site in 2018

Link to photos and resumes here. HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige announced today that he is reappointing the directors at the departments of Health, Human Services, and Land and Natural Resources for his second term. “The health and wellbeing of Hawaiʻi’s people and natural resources are in good hands with this team of directors and ...
Read More Governor’s Office – News Release – Directors at Health, Human Services, and Land and Natural Resources to serve in Governor Ige’s second term

HONOLULU – Visitors to the Hawaiian Islands spent a total of $1.29 billion in November 2018, which was nearly flat (-0.3%) compared to November 2017, according to preliminary statistics released today by the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA). In November, growth in visitor spending from the U.S. West (+6.5% to $533.1 million), U.S. East (+9.3% to ...
Read More HTA News Release: Hawaii Visitor Statistics Released for November 2018

Link to photos and resumes here. HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige announced today the re-appointment of key leaders at three state departments. “I have every confidence in these proven leaders and expect they will continue to bring innovative change and greater efficiencies to state government,” said Gov. Ige. Department of Transportation (DOT) Director Jade Butay ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR – News Release – Governor Ige re-appoints leaders at departments of Transportation, Taxation and Human Resources Development

(Honolulu) – The Waikiki-Diamond Head Shoreline Fisheries Management Area (SFMA), O‘ahu, will be closed to fishing for one year, from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, 2019. The SFMA encompasses the nearshore waters between the ‘Ewa wall of the Waikiki War Memorial Natatorium and the Diamond Head Lighthouse, from the high-water mark on shore to a minimum ...
Read More DLNR News Release-Waikiki-Diamond Head Shoreline Fisheries Management Area Will Close to Fishing For One Year Starting 01/01/19, Dec. 26, 2018

HONOLULU – The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) Office of the Securities Commissioner announces the top scoring high school teams for the online portion of the annual Hawaii LifeSmarts State Competition. Teams from Iolani, Maryknoll, Punahou and Waipahu high schools have earned their spot to compete at the in-person State Competition, which will ...
Read More RELEASE: Top 4 High School Teams to Compete in the Hawaii LifeSmarts State Competition

LIHUE – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) announces two additional convoys for limited access to Kuhio Highway (Route 560) between Waikoko and Wainiha for the New Year’s holiday. On Jan. 1, 2019, a 12:30 a.m. convoy from Wainiha to Waikoko and a 1 a.m. convoy from Waikoko to Wainiha will be added. The Sunday/Holiday ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Special New Year’s schedule for residential access to Wainiha and Haena

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HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) is warning the public to stay out of Kaohaoha Gulch below Mamalahoa Highway in ‘Ō‘ōkala, Hawai‘i. Storm water within Kaohaoha Gulch was contaminated with animal waste due to discharge this morning from a lagoon at the Big Island Diary facility. The DOH is advising the public to ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: DOH warns public about contaminated water in Kaohaoha Gulch near Ookala Town, Hawaii