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Hawaii Youth At Work! Program Expands to Year Around HONOLULU — The Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) was awarded $2.25 million in federal funds to help prepare youth with disabilities to enter the workforce or post-secondary education. The funding enables Hawaii Youth At Work! summer participants to obtain paid work experience during the ...
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Second Group of Rare Crows Joins First Group in Native Forests of Hawai’i Island (Hilo, HI) – Five young ‘alalā, two females and three males, were released into Pu‘u Maka‘ala Natural Area Reserve (NAR) on the Island of Hawai‘i on Wednesday, October 11th.  This second group of birds joins a previous group that had been ...
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Lehua Island: Restoration of a Tropical Bird Paradise (HONOLULU) – The recent project aimed at eradicating invasive rats from the State of Hawai‘i’s Seabird Sanctuary on Lehua Island is the subject of a half-hour long TV documentary that chronicles the operation from beginning to end. Scheduled for broadcast on KFVE-TV (K5) on Saturday, Oct. 21st ...
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Ige to be first governor in 10 years to visit the Philippines HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige will embark on a goodwill and trade mission with the Filipino Chamber of Commerce from Oct. 14 through the 22. The governor will be traveling with about 50 Hawai‘i business and community leaders who will tour several provinces, ...
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UPDATE: NOAA is now reporting that five (5) Pilot whales have now been reported as beaching themselves on Kauai.  Post-mortem’s on all five whales are being conducted to try and determine the cause of death. Officials Conducting Post-Mortem Exams on Two Whales HONOLULU – This morning NOAA Fisheries, the U.S Coast Guard, Kauai County Fire and ...
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HONOLULU — Earlier today, the high speed fiber network that provides internet connectivity to all Hawaii State Public Library System staff and public computers on Hawaii Island went down. Limited internet connectivity has been temporarily restored to some Hawaii Island branch staff. Internet connectivity for all public access computers remains down island-wide until further notice.  ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is coordinating with the state Office of the Homeless Coordinator, the Department of the Attorney General, the Department of Public Safety (PSD), Sheriffs Division, the HDOT Harbors Police, the Department of Land and Natural Resources, the City & County of Honolulu, the Honolulu Police Department, the Hawaiian ...
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HONOLULU – Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin joined an amicus brief filed with the U.S. Supreme Court by 18 attorneys general, arguing that employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. The attorneys general argue that their states have strong interests in protecting their citizens against employment ...
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