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PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting.   — H-1 FREEWAY —   1) EWA (WEEKEND WORK) Right lane closure on the Ewa offramp (Exit 5A) from the H-1 Freeway in the westbound direction on Saturday, Dec. 9, from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m., ...
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HONOLULU – Members of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) have elected Hawaii Insurance Commissioner Gordon Ito to serve as Secretary-Treasurer starting Jan. 1, 2018.  The NAIC is organization comprised of all 50 states and territories commissioners, directors, and superintendents of insurance in the United States. “It is an honor and privilege to be ...
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HONOLULU – The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) Office of the Securities Commissioner announces the top scoring high school teams for the online portion of the annual Hawaii LifeSmarts State Competition. Iolani, Maryknoll, Roosevelt and Waiakea high school will have their top team invited to compete at the in-person State Competition, which will ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has tapped Linda Chu Takayama to serve as interim director of the Department of Taxation (DOTAX) in the wake of the resignation of Maria Zielinski. Takayama has served as the director of the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) since April 2015. She will assume her new position on ...
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HONOLULU – In anticipation of a presidential proclamation recognizing National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, 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 ...
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December 6, 2017 WHAT: MEDIA AVAILABILITY – Gov. David Ige will comment/take questions on: The resignation of the Maria Zielinski as director of the Department of Taxation The Western Governors’ Association Conference in Phoenix, AZ Meetings with bond rating agencies in New York and San Francisco   WHO: Governor David Ige                                            WHEN: Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at ...
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HONOLULU – The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ (DCCA) Commissioner of Securities issued a Preliminary Order to Cease and Desist and Notice of Right to Request a Hearing against NATHAN MCCOTTER for violating state securities laws. The order asserts that in 2011, McCotter induced a Hawaii investor, whom he met at a Christian conference ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) is advising the public not to eat fish and shellfish caught in the Kaneohe Marine Corps Base Hawaii (MCBH) Fuel Pier and Marina Area. Fish from the area may contain unsafe levels of harmful chemicals. Higher risk groups such as pregnant women, nursing mothers, women who ...
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(HONOLULU) – Nine employees of the Coca-Cola Company based in Hawai‘i played hooky from work today. They volunteered on behalf of the Ko‘olau Mountains Watershed Partnership (KMWP) by hiking up a trail on the west side of the mountain range in order to plant native koa. This was a continuation of The Coca-Cola Company’s nationwide ...
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Photo Attached HONOLULU – In honor of the 20th anniversary of the sister-state relationship between Hawaii and Hiroshima, the Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce created a new program in partnership with the Hiroshima Prefecture Government and the State Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT). The Hawaii-Hiroshima Emerging Young Business Leaders Program was created ...
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