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HONOLULU – Attorney General Doug Chin announced that David Sisombath pleaded no contest yesterday to six counts of Promoting Child Abuse in the Second Degree and one count of Promoting Child Abuse in the Third Degree. Sisombath’s arrest, charging, and plea were a result of work done by Hawaii’s Internet Crimes Against Children (HICAC) Task ...
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Kiawe Removed in Maui Natural Area Reserve (KAHULUI, MAUI) – Ask anyone who’s had a thorny branch go through their slipper and into their foot, through a tire, or land on their car and you’ll get one answer. Kiawe is a nasty plant that can hurt, can puncture and can scratch. This is not the ...
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“Planet at the Crossroads” is theme of 10th annual contest HONOLULU – The imaginative visions of middle school students reveal their insights on the environment in Hawai‘i today, and their dreams for tomorrow. Twenty-five Hawaiʻi middle school students were selected as top winners for their poems and short stories on May 13 in the annual ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige joined representatives from state, federal, county, and community organizations to launch the annual Click It or Ticket campaign during a proclamation signing ceremony at the State Capitol today. Click It or Ticket stresses the importance of using seat belts, child passenger restraints and booster seats. In 2014, 61 percent of ...
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Click It or Ticket Day

Posted on May 25, 2016 in Proclamations

HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism’s (DBEDT) Small Business Regulatory Review Board (SBRRB) has announced its officers for 2016 – 2017. Anthony Borge has been reappointed as SBRRB chair. Borge has been a member of the Board since December 2012, and has served as its Chairperson since 2014.  He is the ...
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  HILO – Anyone who may have witnessed or have knowledge of rocks being placed on the   Mauna Kea Access Road, late afternoon, on May 16, 2016, is asked to contact the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE). This happened at the 5.5 mile marker of the summit road, at the 12,500 ...
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HONOLULU —  A fish with a lot of “fingers” will be hands-off starting June 1.  The season for moi, or Pacific threadfin, will be closed from June through August in Hawaii waters. Moi is the only fish in Hawai‘i belonging to the genus Polydactylus, which is Greek for “many fingers”.  The “fingers” are actually six ...
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LIHU‘E, KAUA‘I —  The state is continuing its efforts to restore the Pu‘u Ka Pele Forest Reserve on Kaua‘i and the newly out-planted koa trees within the previously burned and logged area, by carrying out an animal control hunt within a designated portion of the forest reserve.  This animal control will begin on June 6, ...
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SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii (May 24, 2016) – The Army will hold an intimate Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony at the Post Cemetery, here, Monday at 10 a.m. The public is invited to join in honoring Army veterans and members of our sister services who gave their lives in service of our country. Maj. Gen. Charles A. Flynn, commander, 25th Infantry ...
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