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Shot Sheet-Don’t Feed the Seals, July 10, 2018 Anglers Encouraged to Practice Good Fishing to Avoid Monk Seal Interactions (Honolulu) – When it comes to food Hawaiian monk seals behave much like dogs. Feed them once and they’ll come back for more. That’s one of the messages the DLNR Division of Aquatic Resources (DAR) and ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) will be holding its second round of statewide public informational meetings to discuss the fiscally constrained Draft Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) for Fiscal Year 2019-2022 (+2).   Fiscal constraint of the new STIP was done using technical information from HDOT’s management systems, information on project schedules ...
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(HONOLULU) – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) is seeking applicants for two new U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service competitive grant programs: wildland-urban interface and landscape scale restoration grants. Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) grants provide funds to mitigate risk from wildland fire. Funds are awarded through ...
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Hawai‘i Department of Health to begin implementation of new medical cannabis amendments HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) will begin to implement new amendments to the state’s existing medical cannabis law to improve access to medical cannabis for qualifying patients. Gov. David Ige signed the amendments into law on July 5, 2018. “As ...
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At the end of the fiscal year for the period ending June 2018, the cumulative general fund tax deposits are up by 7.6% compared with the same period in FY 2017. General excise and use tax (GET) collections, the largest single category of tax collections, were $267.4 million in June. For FY 2018, cumulative collections ...
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KAILUA-KONA – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) announces the activation of a new traffic signal at the intersection of Queen Kaahumanu Highway and the entrance to the Kaloko-Honokohau National Historical Park. The traffic signal will be activated at 9 a.m. Thursday, July 12, 2018 and was installed as part of the Queen Kaahumanu Highway ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) hosted a naming and blessing ceremony for its newly designated Marine Highway Monday, July 9, 2018, at Pier 38 at Honolulu Harbor. Lauren Brand, a representative of the Maritime Administration (MARAD) of the U.S. Department of Transportation, presented to Governor David Ige a certificate officially designating the ...
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(Hilo) – DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources (DOCARE) officers cited two more people for allegedly being in a closed area in the East Rift Eruption Zone over the weekend. Cited at 12:50 p.m. on Sunday, July 8 were: Colin Malone, 31 years-old, California Kent Davis, 59 years-old, California Officers say the pair was cited ...
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Video HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has notified legislative leaders and key lawmakers that he will veto eight out of 11 bills on his Intent to Veto list. They include: HB 1621 RELATING TO CONSUMER PROTECTION Part 1 of this measure prohibits merchants from charging any fee to repair, replace, or refund damaged or defective ...
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U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii Public Affairs Office “Malama na Koa” (808) 656-3154 / 656-3160 Release number: 2018-07-02 Annual emergency response exercise focuses on safety, preparedness Community advised of related activities at several Oahu Army installations SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii (July 5, 2018) — U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii will be conducting an annual exercise July 11-12 to evaluate first ...
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