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HONOLULU — Women’s Community Correctional Center (WCCC) work furlough inmate Levon Kahee was arrested by State Sheriffs at about 9:40 a.m. in Ewa Beach. Kahee failed to return after work to the YWCA Fernhurst furlough home in Makiki on March 10. 36-year old Kahee was serving time for Identity Theft 2, Methamphetamine Trafficking 2 and ...
Read More PSD NEWS RELEASE: State sheriff’s capture missing WCCC work furlough inmate

LIHU‘E – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) announces an open fishing season for rainbow trout in the Koke‘e Public Fishing Area (PFA) on Kaua‘i, beginning Saturday, June 18, 2016. Anglers may fish daily from Saturday, June 18, to Friday, Sept. 30, 2016. Fishing hours will be from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: DLNR announces 2016 open fishing season starting June 18 for rainbow trout at Koke’e public fishing area, Kaua’i

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige is proposing a funding plan that is consistent with the State Constitution requirement to provide sufficient funding for administrative and operating expenses for the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (article XII, section 1). For FY16, the state proposes replacing DHHL’s $9.63 million general fund appropriation for administration and operating expenses ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE:Governor proposes highest level of funding ever for Department of Hawaiian Home Lands

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT), the four county police departments, and our private partner Toyota Hawaii, are working together on educating all of Hawaii’s roadway users about the dangers of distracted driving throughout National Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April. Increased enforcement of distracted driving laws combined with public education have proven ...
Read More DOT NEWS RELEASE: April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

World Autism Awareness Day

Posted on Apr 2, 2016 in Proclamations

HONOLULU – Several HI-5 Certified Redemption Centers are offering new hours of operation, increasing the convenience for people to redeem and recycle their plastic, glass and metal deposit beverage containers. The Hawaii State Department of Health’s (DOH) contractor Reynolds Recycling recently announced that two of their certified HI-5 centers on Oahu will now be open ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: HI-5 redemption centers add convenient service hours at Ewa Beach, Kailua and Kahului

HONOLULU – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) announced today that retired Hawaii island circuit court judge Riki May Amano (Ret.) has been selected as the hearings officer to conduct the Mauna Kea contested case hearing relating to the application for the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope. DLNR Chairperson Suzanne Case issued ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: DLNR announces appointment of hearings officer for Mauna Kea contested case hearing

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii (April 1, 2016) – Local service members are scheduled to conduct various training here in April that may be heard by surrounding communities. For the community’s awareness, the training is as follows. Please note, all training dates are subject to change based on environmental and other factors:  April 4-8: Marine Corps mortar training April 4-17: Army ...
Read More USAG NEWS RELEASE: April training advisory for Schofield area

WAIKIKI — Students at Jefferson Elementary School took part in a campus wide tsunami evacuation drill today to help the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA) kick off Tsunami Awareness Month. April was chosen as a month to honor the 159 lives lost during a massive tsunami that struck Hawaii on April 1, 1946, and caused ...
Read More HI-EMA NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii Emergency Management Agency kicks off tsunami awareness month at Jefferson Elementary School

HONOLULU — Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui is working collaboratively with the Hawaii State Department of Agriculture and Department of Education to gather information from the agriculture community for the Farm to School Initiative.  Farmers across the state are being asked to participate in a Request for Information (RFI) survey for the Initiative’s market research, beginning ...
Read More LT. GOVERNOR NEWS RELEASE: Farm to school initiative seeks information from local farmers