Newsroom

HONOLULU – A public auction will be held by the State of Hawaii, Department of the Attorney General on June 24, 2017, in the Pikake room of the Neal S. Blaisdell Center. The auction will include property that was acquired through the State’s Asset Forfeiture Program. It will also include property from other government agencies ...
Read More

Expands CIO’s Authority to Initiate Third-Party Review of IT Projects HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige today signed legislation that strengthens governance and third-party review of large information technology (IT) projects throughout the entire executive branch to ensure success. Senate Bill 850 HD2 CD1, Relating to Information Technology, requires departments to conduct independent verification and validation ...
Read More

Researchers & Managers Collaborate to Improve and Speed Detection (HILO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT) – With 75,000 acres of Hawai‘i island ʻōhiʻa forest now showing symptoms of the fungal disease known as Rapid ‘Ōhiʻa Death, federal and state agencies and non-profit partners are using an array of high technology to detect its spread. “The battle against the ...
Read More

DOH ADVISES PARENTS TO TALK WITH THEIR DOCTORS ABOUT RE-TESTING THEIR CHILDREN HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) recommends parents with children less than 6 years old who had a venous blood lead test drawn before May 17, 2017 consult with their health care provider to determine whether their child should be ...
Read More

Mālama Honua Worldwide Voyage Ends With No Problems in the Water (HONOLULU) – With tens of thousands of people lining the banks of Magic Island and more on shorelines, sidewalks, piers and docks there were no reported incident in the water during the four-hour-long parade of wa’a leading to the Hōkūleʻa’s temporary overnight mooring off ...
Read More

Goal is to Reduce Injuries and Fatalities Among Elderly HONOLULU – Fall-related injuries and fatalities among Hawaii’s seniors have reached alarming levels. On average in Hawaii, 94 seniors die each year from fall-related injuries, 1,940 are hospitalized and 8,050 are taken to emergency rooms. Statistics from the Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) Emergency Medical ...
Read More

(Through May 2017) HONOLULU – The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) and the state Boards and Commissions released a summary of disciplinary actions through the month of May 2017 taken on individuals and entities with professional and vocational licenses in Hawaii.  These disciplinary actions include dispositions based upon either the results of ...
Read More

WHAT:   Bill Signing Ceremonies HB 942 Filipino Veterans Memorial: Authorizes the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts to commission an artist to design and build a monument to honor and commemorate Filipino veterans of World War II.   HB 1534  Residence Requirements for Appointed Officers: Allows a waiver of the one-year residency requirement ...
Read More

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists of a nighttime closure of the eastbound H-1 Freeway between the Kalaeloa Boulevard Overpass and the Wakea Street onramp for the Kapolei Interchange Complex, Phase 2 project. Lane closures are scheduled for Sunday night, June 18, and Monday night, June 19, from 8:30 p.m. ...
Read More

HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) has confirmed eight (8) additional cases this week of Oahu residents with the mumps, pushing the total number of cases this year to 104. Three new cases were confirmed on Tuesday, June 13, and involved two (2) adults and one (1) child. None of the cases ...
Read More