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HONOLULU — Gov. David Y. Ige today signed a fourth supplemental proclamation on homelessness, which will remain in effect until late June of this year. The supplemental proclamation allows the state to continue its coordinated efforts with the counties to create short- and long-term housing projects statewide. Under the most recent extension, the proclamation cut ...
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Celebrating Music in Our Schools What: Springtime at Washington Place: Celebrating Music in Our Schools honors Queen Lili‘uokalani and her vision for Washington Place, which is to preserve the Hawaiian language and music for her people. Who:  Governor David Ige, Hawai‘i’s First Lady Dawn Amano-Ige, the Washington Place Foundation and the following musical groups from Hawai‘i’s public schools: The ...
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HILO — The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) and Federal Highway Administration, Central Federal Lands Highway Division (FHWA-CFLHD) are completing the final phase of the Daniel K. Inouye Highway (formerly known as Saddle Road) improvement project. Construction has commenced for the realignment of the roadway from milepost 5.6 to milepost 11.7 west of Hilo. The ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: Public urged not to take wood from Daniel K. Inouye Highway project site to prevent spreading fungus

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) alerts the public that the Middle Street Off-Ramp (Exit 19A) from the westbound H-1 Freeway will be closed on Friday night, April 22, 2016 from 9:30 p.m. to 3 a.m. for pavement striping and marker installations. Westbound H-1 Freeway motorists are advised to use the Likelike Highway ...
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Gov. David Ige to present Hawaii Green Business Awards to 21 businesses and event organizers for their efforts to save energy, recycle and conserve water. WHAT: 2016 Hawaii Green Business Awards Ceremony WHEN:          Friday, April 22, 2016 11 a.m. – noon WHERE:        Governor’s Ceremonial Room, 5th floor, State Capitol WHO: Governor David Ige DBEDT Director ...
Read More DBEDT MEDIA ADVISORY: Hawaii Businesses, Events to be Honored for Green Practices

Harlem Globetrotters Week

Posted on Apr 20, 2016 in Proclamations

  HONOLULU – The State of Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) today issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the development and distribution of Hawaiian language video programming. The purpose of the RFP is to solicit interested parties to develop Hawaiian language video content for statewide distribution to promote and cultivate interest ...
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HONOLULU – Honolulu Police Department Officer Maulia Labarre was arrested last night by investigators with the Department of the Attorney General for attempted bribery, prostitution, and unauthorized use of a computer in the first degree. Officer Labarre was booked by the Sheriff’s Department and has been released pending further investigation. Charges have not yet been ...
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HONOLULU — The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) is working to increase the state’s broadband capacity and speeds to meet the growing needs of the people who choose to live and work in Hawaii. As part of the state’s overall growth strategy, DBEDT is leading initiative to make landing a new transpacific ...
Read More DBEDT NEWS RELEASE: DBEDT solicits services to create a broadband infrastructure public-private partnership