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HILO —  The Department of Land and Natural Resources has closed the Muliwai hiking trail on the far cliff side of Waipio Valley and its Waimanu Valley campground,  following the closure of Waipio valley access road on Wednesday to residents only by Hawaii County officials following confirmation of two cases of dengue in Waipio residents. ...
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HONOLULU —  Portions of the Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Haleiwa small boat harbor are being used as an emergency command center authorized by the Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation, and set up by the Honolulu Police Department during multi-agency rescue efforts today for the missing crews of two Marine Corps helicopters which ...
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HILO – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT), Harbors Division, celebrated the Pier 4 Project at Hilo Harbor with a groundbreaking and dedication/blessing ceremony earlier today. The project consists of multiple phases: dredging and construction of the Pier 4 Inter-Island Cargo Terminal, construction of the Inter-Island Cargo Terminal Facility–Container Yard, and Kumau Street Entrance Improvements. ...
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HONOLULU — The State Department of Defense today announced the appointment of Toby Clairmont as executive officer for the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA), formerly known as State Civil Defense. He began serving in this official capacity on January 11. Clairmont will report directly to Administrator of Emergency Management Vern Miyagi, who was appointed by ...
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Hawaii Insurance Division Releases Resources to Help Consumers Compare Motor Vehicle, Home, and Auto Insurance Premiums HONOLULU — Hawaii Insurance Division recently released its 2016 premium comparison guides. The guides are available at http://cca.hawaii.gov/ins and cover motor vehicle, homeowners, condominium, and rental insurance. “Reviewing your auto or homeowner’s policies annually or in the event of ...
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HONOLULU — Gov. David Y. Ige, the Maui Regional Board and the Corporate Board of the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation (HHSC) today signed an agreement transferring the operation and management of the HHSC Maui Region health care facilities from the state to Kaiser Permanente. Signed Maui Transfer Agreement Kaiser Permanente’s Proposal (Large file) Kaiser Permanente’s ...
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What:            Signing of the Transfer Agreement for the Operations and Management of the Maui Region Hospitals Who: Governor David Ige Mary Ann Barnes, RN, President, Hawai‘i Region, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan Avery Chumbley, Chair, Maui Region of the Hawai‘i Health Systems Corporation Dr. Linda Rosen, CEO, Hawai‘i Health Systems Corporation When:           Thursday, January ...
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HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Transportation Harbors Division recently completed beta testing Hawaii.PortCall.com, a web-based vessel scheduling system that went live on January 1, 2016.  Hawaii.PortCall.com grants access to cruise line itinerary around the world to access open berths at Hawaii’s commercial ports years in advance. Itinerary planners can view the availability of berthing ...
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Jimmy Borges Day

Posted on Jan 13, 2016 in Proclamations

HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) will hold weekly dengue information sessions in Kona and Hilo to provide timely updates and answer questions from the community about the Hawaii Island dengue outbreak. Participants will learn about the prevalence, transmission, and symptoms of dengue fever; outbreak response efforts; how to interpret case counts ...
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