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HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Health is launching two new search tools designed to help make it easier for Hawaii residents to redeem and recycle deposit beverage containers. The tools help consumers statewide locate their nearest certified redemption center with street addresses and current hours of operation. “These search tools are currently in ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii Department of Health’s HI-5 Deposit Beverage Container Program Offers New Search Tools to Locate Recycling Centers

HONOLULU —  The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) will have applications for the 2016 Lana‘i Mouflon sheep hunting season, together with instruction sheets, available at all its forestry and wildlife offices statewide beginning Monday, March 21, 2016. Applicants may also apply online.  A $10 dollar application fee ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: DLNR Announces 2016 Lana‘i Mouflon Sheep Hunting Season

HONOLULU —  The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW), and the United States Department of Agriculture, United States Forest Service (USFS) are seeking public comments on a Draft Environmental Assessment (DEA) in connection with a proposed management plan for Laupāhoehoe forest on the island of Hawaiʻi. The draft ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: DLNR, USFS Seeking Public Comments on Draft Environmental Assessment for Laupahoehoe Forest Management Plan

HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists of reduced weight restrictions on the Paumalu Stream Bridge on Kamehameha Highway, located between Paumalu Place and Ke Nui Road, near Sunset Beach. The bridge was originally constructed in 1929 and underwent emergency reinforcement of concrete supports in November 2014. A recent inspection found ...
Read More DOT NEWS RELEASE: Paumalu Stream Bridge Weight Limit Reduced as Safety Precaution

HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists of reduced weight restrictions on the Paumalu Stream Bridge on Kamehameha Highway, located between Paumalu Place and Ke Nui Road, near Sunset Beach. The bridge was originally constructed in 1929 and underwent emergency reinforcement of concrete supports in November 2014. A recent inspection found ...
Read More DOT NEWS RELEASE: Paumalu Stream Bridge Weight Limit Reduced as Safety Precaution

IHU‘E, KAUA‘I —  The Department of Land and Natural Resources is pleased to announce the opening of archery, muzzleloader, and regular rifle hunting seasons for feral goats on the island of Kaua‘i.  Pursuant to Title 13, Chapter 123 “Rules Regulating Game Mammal Hunting,” the following rules and conditions will be in effect for the hunt: ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: DLNR Announces Goat Hunting to Open on Kaua‘i

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i State Council on Developmental Disabilities will convene its 16TH annual “Day at the Capitol” event on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the State Capitol Auditorium. More than 400 self-advocates, family members, friends, service providers, and other advocates have registered for the event. Participants will receive ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Capitol Event Raises Awareness of Including People with Developmental Disabilities in All Facets of Community Life

Industry Professionals Behind “Inside Out,” “The Patriot Games” and “A Dog’s Purpose” Here Meg LeFauve to Headline Public Talk on March 18 HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism’s (DBEDT) Creative Industries Division (CID) announces a workshop to teach individuals with innovative ideas about how to maximize opportunities in the media marketplace. ...
Read More DBEDT NEWS RELEASE: Take Your Entertainment Idea to Hollywood at Ideation Weekend

HONOLULU — At the direction of the President of the United States, the national and state flags shall be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol and upon all state offices and agencies as well as the Hawai‘i National Guard in the State of Hawai‘i as a mark of respect for the memory of Nancy ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Flags to fly at half-staff as a mark of respect for the memory of Nancy Reagan