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HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health Sanitation Branch issued a red placard today to Makittii Hawaii, a Waikiki buffet restaurant located at 2380 Kuhio Avenue because of a number of food safety code violations. The restaurant is now closed and the Department of Health has temporarily suspended the restaurant’s food permit until all ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii State Department of Health issues red “closed” placard to Waikiki Restaurant Makittii Hawaii

HONOLULU – Two well-known and popular community locations in Honokaa, Hawaii were recently added to the National Register of Historic Places: Hotel Honoka‘a Club The Hotel Honoka‘a Club, dating to about 1927, is a two story-wood frame commercial building located at 45-3480 Māmane Street in the historic plantation town of Honoka‘a. It is an example ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Two Hawaii Island properties added to the National Register of Historic Places

Carole Kai Day

Posted on Nov 7, 2015 in Proclamations

HONOLULU — Anthony J.H. Ching recently announced that he will retire from the Hawaii Community Development Authority (HCDA) on Dec. 31, 2015. Mr. Ching has served as the HCDA’s Executive Director since 2007 and retires with more than 30 years in public service with the State of Hawaii. Previously, Mr. Ching spent six and a ...
Read More HCDA NEWS RELEASE: Executive Director retiring at end of year

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige and First Lady Dawn Amano-Ige, together with the Washington Place Foundation will host Christmas at Washington Place on Sunday, Dec. 6. Celebrate the Christmas season with entertainment by Glen Smith and Chris Kamaka of Ho‘okena, along with songstress Ku‘uipo Kumukahi, who will perform from 4pm to 5pm. Gates to Washington ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Governor, First Lady to host special Christmas celebration at Washington Place

HONOLULU – State Representative Angus McKelvey, District 10 (West Maui, Maʻalaea, and North Kihei), pleaded no contest today in district court for failing to file a complete and accurate candidate committee report and allowing an unauthorized person to receive and disperse campaign funds. Under the terms of a plea agreement reached with the State and ...
Read More AG NEWS RELEASE: State Representative Angus McKelvey agrees to pay ,000 for campaign reporting violations

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is partnering with the Department of Human Resources Development (DHRD) to conduct two “Women in Airport Fire Service” workshops on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015 at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. The sessions will be held at the Airport Conference Center at the Honolulu International Airport, located at ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: HDOT offers workshop for women seeking airport fire fighting careers

HONOLULU — The Department of Public Safety is tenting Module 20 at the Oahu Community Correctional Center in an effort to prevent a bedbug infestation. Module 20 houses up to 120 work furlough inmates when at capacity. These inmates leave for work and return every day to Module 20. It’s not uncommon for bedbugs to ...
Read More PSD NEWS RELEASE: Bedbug fumigation begins at OCCC’s Module 20

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 October 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 ...
Read More DCCA NEWS RELEASE: DCCA disciplinary actions

KAHULUI – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will host an open house in Lahaina on Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. to share results and gather public input on the Draft Strategies and Implementation Report for the West Maui watersheds of Kahana, ...
Read More JOINT DLNR AND USACE NEWS RELEASE: Public invited to open house on watershed planning in West Maui