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HONOLULU — At the direction of the President of the United States, the national and state flags shall be flown at half-staff beginning immediately through sundown on November 19, 2015 as a mark of respect for the victims of the acts of violence on November 13, 2015 in Paris, France. “I know the people of Hawai‘i join ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has returned from a nine day trip to Seoul, South Korea and Tokyo Japan, where he participated in a productive series of business, government, educational and cultural discussions and exchanges. “The relationships between Hawai‘i and South Korea and Hawai‘i and Japan are very important to our state, and we must ...
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What: Governor’s media availability and report on Korea-Japan trip Who: Governor David Ige           When: Friday, November 13 at 12 p.m. Where: State Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Conference Room We plan to live stream the event through the governor’s website. ###   Media Contacts: Jodi Leong Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary Office of the Governor Office: 808-586-0043 ...
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 The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is announcing the start of a comprehensive coral reef management planning process. This is the result of mass coral bleaching over the past two years. The plan will identify steps necessary to best ensure the state’s coral reefs are as healthy and resilient as possible to maximize ...
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HONOLULU —   In response to the concerns of community members regarding the status of ocean recreation regulations in Maunalua Bay, the DLNR Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR) is taking the next step to establish the Maunalua Bay Recreation Advisory Committee (M-RAC). Online voting will open on Thursday, November 12, 2015 and runs until ...
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(HONOLULU) – While workers associated with the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) on Mauna Kea on Hawaii Island begin maintenance and repair activities, hunting and other recreational activities and research also continue on the mountain.  Suzanne Case, Chairperson of the Department of Land and Natural Resources said, “Mauna Kea is very much a multiple-use area for ...
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HONOLULU – The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) is pleased to announce that more than 36,000 Hawaii professionals may now renew their licenses online at https://pvl.ehawaii.gov/mypvl. The program is a part of the highly successful effort by DCCA to implement efficient online filing procedures for businesses and professionals. Professionals able to renew online ...
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HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) Clean Air Branch has issued Notices and Findings of Violations and Orders (NOVOs) against four facilities in the state. Responsible parties may request a hearing to contest the violations and penalty fees. Hawaii BioEnergy AlgaeCo, LLC aka Hawaii BioEnergy, LLC was cited for late submittal of ...
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(HANALEI, KAUAI) – Hanalei Stream is again flowing freely and within its banks after the completion of a multi-million dollar stream restoration project.  Hanalei is one of only two EPA National Heritage rivers west of the Rockies. A breach in its bank, 20 years ago, diverted water from the stream and often flooded adjacent properties after ...
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