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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige and First Lady Dawn Amano-Ige will be traveling to New York and Washington, D.C. to join their daughters as they mark academic milestones. Oldest daughter Lauren Ige, 25, graduates from Georgetown Law. Amy Ige, 24, graduates from nursing school at the University of Rochester. Son Matthew Ige, 20, is studying ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Governor Ige heading to east coast for daughters’ graduation ceremonies

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has signed into law HB1581 (ACT 48) which aims to expedite the resolution of disputes on actions by state agencies. The new law allows contested case hearings before the commissions on Water Resource Management, Land Use, Public Utilities, the Hawai‘i Community Development Authority and cases involving conservation districts, to be ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Governor signs bill that streamlines dispute resolution cases involving state agencies

HONOLULU — New Automated Passport Control (APC) kiosks are now in use at the Honolulu International Airport Customs Facility. The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) announced the self-service kiosks are part of the effort to expedite the entry process through U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for eligible travelers while creating a positive customer experience. ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: International travelers see 45 percent reduction in processing times because of new automated passport control kiosks

KAHULUI – Makena State Park reopened by 7 am. today May 9, following an early morning helicopter salvage operation to fly out a vessel that grounded in late April on an inaccessible rocky point of the park shoreline between Big Beach and Little Beach.  The park was closed during this operation to ensure public safety. ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Removal of grounded vessel at Little Beach completed

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii (May 9, 2016) – Army officials are taking action against brushfires by conducting an annual prescribed burn of the Schofield Barracks training range complex this month. The Army’s Wildland Fire Division will begin the prescribed burn May 16, pending weather conditions such as wind, temperature and fuel moisture are met. They anticipate burn operations will last ...
Read More USAG NEWS RELEASE: Army taking action against summer brushfires, conducting prescribed burn

Salvation Army Week

Posted on May 9, 2016 in Proclamations

HONOLULU – Keiki O Ka ‘Āina Family Learning Centers hosted a Kid’s Day this afternoon at the Women’s Community Correctional Center (WCCC) to bring incarcerated moms and their children together in honor of Mother’s Day. WCCC has partnered with Keiki O Ka ‘Āina Family Learning Centers (KOKA) to hold Kid’s Day since December, 2005.  The ...
Read More PSD NEWS RELEASE: Kid’s Day at the Women’s Community Correctional Center held to support the children of incarcerated women

KAHULUI – Makena State Park will be closed for public safety on Monday May 9, while an early morning helicopter salvage operation is underway, weather conditions permitting, to fly out a vessel that grounded on an inaccessible part of the park shoreline.  The park will reopen as soon as this operation is completed. The boat ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Removal of grounded vessel at Little Beach planned on Monday

National Nurses Week

Posted on May 6, 2016 in Proclamations

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises the public of lane closures on the westbound H-1 Freeway between the Keehi Interchange and the Aiea/Pearlridge Off-Ramp (Exit 13A) on Sunday night, May 8, 2016 through Friday morning, May 13, 2016 from 9 p.m. to 4:30 a.m., nightly. On Sunday night, May 8, 2016 two ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: Lane closures on westbound H-1 freeway begin Sunday night, May 8