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HONOLULU – As wildfire response agencies are gearing up for a busy wildland fire season, managers from three states are meeting on Kaua‘i this week at the California, Nevada, and Hawai‘i Wildland Fire Conference 2016. This year the conference is being hosted on April 13-15, 2016 by the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: California/Nevada/Hawai’i Wildland Fire Conference meeting on Kaua’i April 13-15

HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Health is reviewing the criminal history records of applicants for the Medical Marijuana Dispensary licenses after announcing last week that applicants were given notice to provide consents and submit fingerprints. “The applicants have been very responsive and a majority of applicants were able to submit their fingerprints and consents ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Department of Health to announce medical marijuana dispensary licensees by April 29

Equal Pay Day

Posted on Apr 12, 2016 in Proclamations

HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Health has launched a new online portal that lets consumers see how Hawaii restaurants and other food service organizations fare in food safety inspections, starting first with Oahu inspection data. Access to data from food safety inspection reports, complete with descriptions of violations, gives consumers a behind-the-scenes glimpse ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii State Department of Health’s restaurant inspection website goes live starting with Oahu inspection data

The Hawaii Community Development Authority (HCDA), Honolulu Emergency Services Department (ESD), and the Howard Hughes Corporation (HHC) welcome the first rescue boat stationed at Kewalo Basin Harbor.  This public-private partnership will provide first class emergency ocean response service to the Kakaako waterfront area and surrounding south shore.  City & County lifeguards will offer photographers and ...
Read More HCDA MEDIA ADVISORY: Rescue boat arrives in Kewalo Basin Harbor

HONOLULU – The Department of the Attorney General is again partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and State Narcotics Enforcement Division, Department of Public Safety to coordinate a prescription drug take-back event on Saturday, April 30, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at various collection points on Kauai, Oahu, Maui, and in Hilo and ...
Read More AG NEWS RELEASE: National Take-Back Initiative, Turn in your unused and/or expired medications on April 30th

Event: Hawaii State Department of Health will unveil a new online portal and provide a demonstration on how consumers can access data from food safety inspection reports of restaurants or other organizations that serve food. Date: Monday, April 11, 2016 Time: 2:30 p.m. Location: Hawaii Department of Health, Kinau Hale 1250 Punchbowl Street, First Floor Conference Room ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii State Department of Health unveils restaurant inspection website starting with Oahu inspection data