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  DOH Stroke Awareness Health Fair Flyer Stroke is a leading cause of adult disability and the fifth most common cause of death in the U.S., according to the CDC HONOLULU – In observance of National Stroke Awareness Month in May, the Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) Developmental Disabilities Division, through its Neurotrauma Supports program, ...
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HONOLULU – At the direction of the President of the United States, Gov. David Ige has ordered that the United States flag and the Hawai‘i state flag will be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol and upon all state offices and agencies as well as the Hawai‘i National Guard in the State of Hawai‘i, ...
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HONOLULU – The U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, Sonny Perdue, has notified Gov. David Ige that a Secretarial Agricultural Disaster Designation has been approved for Kauai County. The designation comes after heavy rain and flooding between April 13 to 20, 2018 caused severe damage to Kaua‘i’s agriculture industry. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency ...
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(HILO) – Earlier this week, four Hawai‘i County men received cease and desist orders from DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) officers for lava rock removal. The men all admitted their roles in the unlawful removal of tons of lava rock from the Mauna Loa Forest Reserve. DOCARE officers believe the men are ...
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Shot and cut sheet-Hawaii Stream Poisonings, May 12, 2018 (HILO) – Tahitian prawns, caught in Hawai‘i streams, are a popular treat at graduation and other spring-time parties and get-togethers.  The DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) is encouraging people to know the source of their prawns. Evidence has suggested that poisons used to ...
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HILO, HI – A week into the lava flow from Kilauea volcano on Hawai‘i Island, the Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) is reminding residents and visitors that anyone who has been affected by the recent eruptions and is seeking help in coping with mental or emotional effects, may call the Crisis Line of Hawai‘i ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige’s request for a Presidential Disaster Declaration for Hawai‘i Island was granted, one day after the governor submitted the request. The disaster declaration means that federal assistance will be available for public facilities such as roads, public parks, schools and waterpipes damaged or destroyed by the Kilauea volcanic eruption and earthquakes. ...
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LIHU‘E, KAUA‘I — Polihale State Park on Kaua‘i will reopen to the public on Tuesday May 15, following repairs to the heavily flood-damaged entry road.  The initial repairs, consisting of filling and grading the most damaged section of the unpaved 5-mile roadway and making drainage improvements, will allow for hardy vehicles to access the beach and ...
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  HONOLULU — The Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) approved a settlement today between the DLNR Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR) and Stephen E.J. Koehne regarding illegal commercial operation in Hanalei Bay ocean waters on Kaua‘i. At BLNR’s November 9, 2017 meeting, DOBOR brought a civil enforcement action against Koehne, a ...
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  Shot Sheet -RAPID OHIA DEATH ON KAUAI, May 11, 2018 (HONOLULU) – A rapid response team of experts from state and federal agencies and non-government organizations formed over the last week to investigate the deaths of several ʻōhiʻa trees in the Moloa‘a Forest Reserve on Kaua‘i’s northeastern side. Kaua‘i DLNR Division of Forestry and ...
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