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HILO —   To help educate Hawaii Island’s ocean users about boating safety and marine resources, Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) officers will be present at Wailoa Small Boat Harbor to speak with boaters, share information and answer questions, on Saturday March 25 from 9 a.m. to ...
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HONOLULU – Missing Oahu Community Correctional Center (OCCC) work furlough inmate Steven Meyers was located and arrested by Honolulu Police.  Meyers failed to return to the Laumaka Work Furlough Center after work on September 14, 2016. He is serving time for Criminal Property Damage 1. He faces an Escape 2 charge. Meyers was a community ...
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(HONOLULU) – DLNR is issuing this statement in the Kaʿena Point albatross killings, expressing concern over the plea bargain of Christian Guiterrez, 19, the adult accused of participating in these crimes. “This crime is absolutely heinous,” said Suzanne Case, Chair of the Department of Land and Natural Resources. “It combines appalling animal cruelty with long-lasting ...
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  HONOLULU —  A new quarterly newsletter for hunters has been launched this month by the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW).  “Go Hunt Hawai‘i,” is designed to help improve communication between the hunting community, other interested parties and resource managers. “By publishing a quarterly newsletter and maintaining regular communication we ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) announces the temporary closure of the Piikoi Street onramp to the H-1 Freeway eastbound beginning April 17-29, 2017. The onramp will remain closed 24 hours a day during this period. Motorists will continue to be able to access the eastbound direction of the freeway via the Ward ...
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  HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists that the westbound H-1 Freeway will be closed at night in the vicinity of the Radford Drive Overpass and the Kapolei Interchange. See closure details below. Radford Drive Overpass: Monday, March 20, 2017 Three lanes will be closed (one lane open) in the ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) and the City & County of Honolulu have signed an agreement to add measures to reduce and prevent wastewater spills caused by storm water illegally entering the City’s collection system in high density urban areas. An Administrative Order on Consent (AOC) was agreed to by both ...
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Small Area of the Park Will be closed during Research HONOLULU – Beginning this month and continuing through early May, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory (MIT LL) will be conducting an ocean research project near the summit of Makapu‘u within the Kaiwi State Scenic Shoreline. This park is managed by the Department of ...
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RB18 Found Dead in Submerged Fish Pen (Honolulu) – Officials from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the Hawai‘i Department of Land and Natural Resources are working together to try and understand what led to the death of an endangered Hawaiian monk ...
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HONOLULU – Hawaii residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities have come a long way toward gaining more rights to be treated like other citizens in the past 30 years. In the past, many with substantial intellectual and developmental disabilities were isolated from the community, and were admitted to Waimano Training School and Hospital (WTSH), which ...
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