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KONA – Extended furlough inmate Race Bolner failed to report for his scheduled check-in in Kona this morning. State Sheriffs and Hawaii Police were notified. Inmates in the extended furlough program live and work outside of the facility but must check in at various times throughout the month. 23-year old Bolner is classified as community ...
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HONOLULU – Today Judge Karen Nakasone granted an extension allowing the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) time to study a safe and feasible alternative to removal of the Laniakea barriers. The courts originally ordered the removal of the barriers located along Kamehameha Highway by Aug. 7, 2015. The extension to Aug. 24, 2015 allows HDOT ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today announced the release of more than $40 million for the state’s capital improvements program (CIP) that will be administered by various state departments and agencies. “Building a Hawai‘i we are proud to call home requires us to maintain and improve state facilities. These priority projects are investments that will ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) has canceled work on the Pearl City Viaduct widening project that was scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 5. The decision was made as a precaution due to potential impacts from Tropical Storm Guillermo. Further announcements impacting construction this week will be made on a day-to-day basis should conditions ...
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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 July 2015 taken on individuals and entities with professional and vocational licenses in Hawaii.  These disciplinary actions include dispositions based upon either the results of contested case hearings ...
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(HONOLULU) – Governor David Ige has signed into law, the first ever Community-Based Subsistence Fishing Area (CBSFA) for Haena, Kauai. It was filed today. The result of years of discussions and collaboration between the Haena community and various stakeholders, this historic rules package gives the Haena hui an opportunity to protect its ocean resources, based ...
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HONOLULU — Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (formerly State Civil Defense) continues to work with emergency management and civil defense partners to monitor potential impacts of Tropical Storm Guillermo, which was located 370 miles east of Hilo as of 2:00 p.m. today. “We have been advised by the National Weather Service that although Guillermo is slowly ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) is advising residents living in Wahiawa and surrounding areas to take precautions and plan ahead for potential smoke exposure from the brush fires. The smoke effect on nearby communities may vary largely due to unpredictable wind and weather conditions.   Smoke exposure can cause breathing problems ...
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(WAILUKU) –  During mid to late August, 2015 the Wailuku Water Company, LLC (WWC) will undertake repairs to the Waihee Ditch siphon where it crosses ʻĪao Stream.  According to the work plan, the stream needs to be nearly dry to repair the siphon and provide a safe working environment. WWC will divert a portion of ...
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What:  News briefing following this week’s meeting of the Governor’s Leadership Team on Homelessness Who:  Governor David Ige, Leadership Team members When:  Monday, August 3, 2015 at 3:00 pm Where:  State Capitol, 5th Floor Executive Chambers, Ceremonial Room We plan to live stream the event through the governor’s website http://governor.hawaii.gov/ ### Media Contacts: Jodi Leong ...
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