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HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) has issued a Notice of Violation and Order against Zetton Inc., dba Heavenly, for $9,000 for intentionally hiding the posted yellow “Conditional Pass” placard, which was the result of other food safety violations found during a routine health inspection. The placard was obstructed by a “Please ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) announced it will continue to pursue its claims against Ciber, Inc., a consulting firm that failed to deliver a software implementation project for the State, as a creditor in Ciber’s recent bankruptcy filing. In a lawsuit pending since September 2015, HDOT has been litigating claims against Ciber ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) has issued Notices of Violation and Order against seven local beverage distributors for failure to comply with the State’s Deposit Beverage Container law. Hawaii Revised Statutes §342G-105 requires beverage distributors to submit semi-annual or monthly reports and payments to DOH no later than the 15th calendar ...
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Residents accidentally consumed garden slugs in homemade drink HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) today confirmed two new cases of individuals with rat lungworm illness on Hawaii Island. In addition, four related cases are considered highly probable based on clinical indications, a common discrete exposure, and symptoms consistent with the illness. All ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) has filed a Notice of Violation and Order against the Maxima Bautista Trust for various solid waste violations occurring at 87-381B Hakimo Road in Waianae. The property owner was cited for failure to remove accumulated solid waste, including approximately 50 junk cars, 20 cubic yards of ...
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HONOLULU – In celebration of both Earth Day and Arbor Day, the Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife O‘ahu plant nursery invites native plant enthusiasts to its always popular annual plant sale on Friday, April 21 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 2135 Makiki Heights Dr., in Honolulu. Since the ...
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DOCARE Warns Illegal Commercial Operators (Kaneohe Bay, O‘ahu) – A boat operator, who advertised his “Epic Boat After Party,” on social media, was cited by the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) on Easter Sunday for conducting commercial activities without a permit.  Among the 15 passengers Adam Taylor carried on his boat to ...
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Provides Immediate Restoration of Stream Flows (HONOLULU) – The Hawai‘i State Water Commission approved a mediated settlement today that will immediately restore continuous flows in the Waimea River, as well as provide the opportunity for a renewable energy project, water for Hawaiian homesteading, and farming. DLNR and Commission on Water Resource Management (CWRM) Chair Suzanne ...
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HONOLULU – Attorney General Doug Chin joined with a group of eight state attorneys general on Monday urging the U.S. Department of Labor to lift its delay in implementing a rule that would require financial advisors to put clients’ best interests ahead of their own. The investment advice fiduciary rule was set to take effect ...
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48-Hour Hackathon at Manoa Innovation Center April 29 – 30 HONOLULU – Calling all code challengers! DevLeague will host the 2017 NASA Space Apps Challenge in Hawaii at the Manoa Innovation Center with sponsorship from the High Technology Development Corporation (HTDC). The 48-hour challenge launches April 29 – 30, and is designed to bring together ...
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