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HONOLULU — The Office of Enterprise Technology Services (ETS) is accepting applications for the State of Hawaii’s Transformation Internship Program (TIP) summer session, which will run from June 20 to Aug. 8, 2016. The deadline to apply is Monday, June 13. “TIP offers undergraduate and graduate students a unique opportunity to work on large enterprise ...
Read More ETS NEWS RELEASE: ‘TIP’ for college students: State internship offers large-scale project experience

State Parks & Enforcement Divisions Continue Focus (HONOLULU) – Repeated sweeps of the Kalalau Section of the famed Napali Coast State Wilderness Park on Kauai since the first of the year, have resulted in 104 people receiving citations for unpermitted presence in the area. One man was arrested for four different violations.  Under State law, ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: “Renegades, Risks and Rewards of the Napali Coast” TV special highlights efforts

What: The State and County will announce the status of the Hawai‘i Island dengue fever outbreak and a new phase of response activities Who:              Governor David Ige Mayor Billy Kenoi, County of Hawai‘i Darryl Oliveira, Hawai‘i County Civil Defense Administrator Dr. Virginia Pressler, Director of Health Maj. Gen. Arthur “Joe” Logan, State Adjutant General and Director ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE MEDIA ADVISORY: Update on response activities for Hawai‘i Island dengue fever outbreak

HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) will be further restricting vehicle loading over the Paumalu Stream Bridge to 15 tons. HDOT has been attempting to allow maximum usage of the structure while repairs were being planned.  However, a recent inspection has provided information that indicates load restrictions should be lowered to ensure the ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: Weight restrictions on Paumalu Stream Bridge will be monitored

New dive flag posters help create awareness for boating safety HONOLULU —   To help improve ocean safety awareness for boaters and divers, the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is launching an outreach campaign, starting this weekend at the Lanikai Boat Ramp in Kailua, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, April ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: DLNR ocean safety campaign calls on boaters, divers to keep alert

WHAT:            Hawaii State Department of Health and partner agencies conduct a full-scale exercise to test disaster response readiness for situations requiring rapid distribution of medication to the population. The training scenario includes a simulated activation of the U.S. Strategic National Stockpile of medicine and medical supplies, which is can be requested to supplement state ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Department of Health practices mass distribution of medications in a (simulated) public health emergency

HONOLULU – The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) today announced the expansion of the state professional and vocational licensing system, MyPVL, to allow for the first time the acceptance of licensing registration applications. The initial implementation will be for the registration application of Guard Employees, which is now being accepted online at pvl.ehawaii.gov/mypvl. ...
Read More DCCA NEWS RELEASE: New guard employee online application process available at MyPVL

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) alerts the public that two southbound lanes will be closed on Liliha Street between Vineyard Boulevard and North King Street beginning at 9 a.m. on Friday, April 29, 2016 through 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 1, 2016 as part of the Liliha Street Rehabilitation project. This is ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: Weekend lane closures on Liliha Street scheduled for Friday, April 29

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today signed the following bills into law: SB 2775 – Act 13: Relating to the Affordable Care Act Section 1332 State Innovation Waiver: Authorizes the state to submit a state innovation waiver to the U.S. Health and Human Services and U.S. Treasury requesting a waiver of certain provisions of the ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Governor Ige signs three bills into law, including Affordable Care Act waiver proposal

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies Oahu motorists of H-1 Freeway On-Ramp and Off-Ramp closures in both directions on Tuesday night, April 26, 2016 and Wednesday night, April 27, 2016 from 8:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m., for overhead sign replacements. During roadwork hours no more than two ramps will be shutdown at ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: Nighttime H-1 freeway ramp closures for overhead sign replacements on April 26 and April 27