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HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) and the City and County of Honolulu will host a joint conference to address development opportunities and environmental issues along the city’s 20-mile rail transit line. The Hawaii Brownfields Forum #7 will be held Tuesday, Sept. 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Neal ...
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HILO — The Hawaii Department of Transportation advises Hilo and Keaukaha residents of an expected increase in aircraft traffic over the area due to airfield maintenance work at the Hilo International Airport. Runway 8-26 will be closed nightly for airfield maintenance on Monday, Sept. 14 through Friday, Sept. 18, from 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. ...
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HONOLULU — Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA), formerly known as State Civil Defense, together with the City and County of Honolulu Department of Emergency Management will conduct siren testing between the hours of 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the following locations: Tuesday, September 15 Keaau Beach Park, Waianae Ewa Beach Shopping Center Thursday, September ...
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HONOLULU – The Governor’s office today announced a series of statewide public briefings on three health care initiatives meant to improve insurance coverage, health care access, and coordination of care.  The public briefing will cover the following proposals: The state’s proposed waiver from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), developed with input from ...
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The Department of Land and Natural Resources, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology are collectively monitoring the extent of coral bleaching from the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands/Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument to the main Hawaiian Islands.  NOAA has long predicted a severe coral bleaching event for August-October 2015 in Hawaii and ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) is teaming up with Hawaii 3R’s to raise funds towards cooling schools. Hawaii 3R’s is a local nonprofit organization aimed to Repair, Remodel, Restore Hawaii’s public schools. HIDOE has been working on long-term solutions to cool classrooms that lack air conditioning units. However, the record-breaking temperatures ...
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HILO – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Hilo and Keaukaha residents of an expected increase in aircraft traffic over the area due to airfield maintenance work at the Hilo International Airport. Runway 8-26 will be closed nightly for airfield maintenance and runway painting on the following days: ·        Wednesday night, ...
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HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists that the Pali Highway will be closed in the Honolulu-bound direction between Kamehameha Highway and Waokanaka Street from 7 p.m. on Saturday night, Sept. 12, to 7 a.m. on Sunday morning, Sept. 13, for routine tunnel cleaning and maintenance. Electronic message boards will be ...
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HONOLULU – The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) and the state Boards and Commissions released a summary of disciplinary actions through the month of August 2015 taken on individuals and entities with professional and vocational licenses in Hawaii.  These disciplinary actions include dispositions based upon either the results of contested case hearings ...
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The Department of Land and Natural Resources, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology are collectively monitoring the extent of coral bleaching from the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands/Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument to the main Hawaiian Islands.  NOAA has long predicted a severe coral bleaching event for August-October 2015 in Hawaii and ...
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