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The boulders and rock structures that were found on the gravel road leading to the summit of Mauna Kea have been removed. The Office of Mauna Kea Management (OMKM) worked collaboratively with volunteers to ensure the rocks were safely and properly cleared from the roadway. The state continues to assess and monitor the situation to ...
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WAILUKU – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW)  invites the  Moloka‘i community and interested parties to an informational meeting concerning a proposed fencing and management project in the Waikolu Valley and Pu‘u Ali‘i Natural Area Reserve areas.  The purpose of the proposed project is to protect the ...
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By Chief of Staff Mike McCartney HONOLULU — Eleven adults were arrested by the Hawai‘i Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) Wednesday, during a protest to stop construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope atop Mauna Kea. The arrests are unfortunate, but the state’s number one priority is the safety of the people on Mauna ...
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By Chief of Staff Mike McCartney on behalf of Governor David Ige   It is our belief that there will be mutual respect and aloha on Wednesday and in the days ahead as TMT restarts construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope.   TMT has the approvals needed to proceed with construction. We respect those who oppose the project ...
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Video: https://youtu.be/LKN_1OdE7jQ Honolulu — Governor Ige joined elected officials and business leaders from across the country on Tuesday for The Washington Post’s “Powering Cities” forum, in which Ige was a key speaker. Gov. Ige discussed Hawai‘i’s commitment to clean energy, having signed Act 097 into law this month, making Hawai‘i the first state in the nation ...
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HONOLULU – State Chief Information Officer (CIO) Todd Nacapuy today named three Hawaii residents to his technology team to assist in leading the Office of Information Management and Technology (OIMT) and overseeing the Department of Accounting and General Services’ Information and Communication Services Division (ICSD). Joining the OIMT/ICSD team in key leadership positions are Michael ...
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Governor also meeting with federal officials on affordable housing, transportation, tourism Honolulu — Gov. David Ige is in Washington, D.C. where he will join other elected officials and business leaders for the Washington Post’s “Powering Cities” forum on Tuesday, June 23. The Washington Post invited Gov. Ige to speak about Hawai‘i’s commitment to clean energy ...
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American Eagle Day

Posted on Jun 20, 2015 in Proclamations

Honolulu – Gov. David Ige signed the historic tobacco legislation, Senate Bill 1030 (Act 122) into law Friday, June 19. When enacted on January 1, 2016, Act 122 will make Hawai‘i  the first state in the nation to prohibit the sale, purchase, possession or consumption of cigarettes, other tobacco products, and electronic smoking devices (or ...
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Honolulu – Gov. David Ige today signed into law Senate Bill 181 (Act 124) which grants high school diplomas to veterans of the armed forces who were not able to complete their education because of compulsory service in the armed services of the United States during World War II, the Korean Conflict and the Vietnam ...
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