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(HONOLULU) – It’s a five-year long tradition now and when several hundred early-risers make the two-mile roundtrip hike to the Makapu’u Lookout in the Kaiwi State Scenic Shoreline on Jan. 1, 2016 they’ll be greeted with a variety of improvements to the park. Over the past year, the DLNR Division of State Parks has resurfaced ...
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HONOLULU – Celebrate the holidays with plenty of good cheer, but don’t forget to use good judgment and be aware of your surroundings when driving, walking or bicycling.  The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is asking all roadway users to place a priority on safety so everyone returns home to their family and friends. According ...
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What: Rare double-pinning ceremony, Hawai‘i Army National Guard – including pinning of first woman of native Hawaiian ancestry to become a general in the Hawai‘i Army National Guard Who: Governor David Ige Major General Arthur Logan      Brigadier General Ken Hara, Deputy Adjutant General Brigadier General Suzanne Vares-Lum, Deputy J-5, U.S. Pacific Command        ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) opened a newly dedicated roadway that will facilitate the efficient movement of goods through Honolulu Port facilities, while easing congestion on surface streets for the public.  The road is a vital component of HDOT’s Harbor Modernization Plan (HMP), codified as Act 200 (2008). The interior roadway (known ...
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HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Energy Office (HSEO) has released its “Energy Resources Coordinator’s Annual Report 2015” documenting Hawaii’s progress and leadership on its clean energy objectives. The report details Hawaii’s new energy policies, including the nation’s first-ever landmark goal of reaching 100 percent renewable energy by 2045, and numerous clean energy initiatives in various ...
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HONOLULU — Consumers can have greater peace of mind this holiday season. The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) Sanitation Branch, which launched inspections of food establishments with a color-coded placard system in July 2014, recently completed inspections of virtually all of Hawaii’s more than 10,000 food establishments statewide to ensure they are in compliance ...
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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 November 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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WATCH EVENT: https://youtu.be/7SBR13OG1_Q HONOLULU – Gov. Ige and members of his cabinet will visit Kaua‘i on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015, as part of a series of community forums called Community Connection that are being scheduled across the state. The program will include brief remarks by the governor and members of his cabinet, followed by a community ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) will temporarily close Runway 8R-26L (a.k.a. the Reef Runway) for airfield maintenance work at the Honolulu International Airport for three nights next week. During the closure, flights will be redirected to other operational runways which will alter the flight paths. This may increase air traffic noise over ...
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