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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is alerting the public that the Zipperlane will close behind schedule today.  The Zipmobile experienced mechanical problems after partially closing the Zipper Barrier this morning.  Although the machine is still operational, HDOT decided to disengage the machine from the wall and deploy the second machine to ensure ...
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HONOLULU – The Washington Place Foundation is hosting a special Christmas Open House at Washington Place from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, December 18, 2015. Reservations are required for this event and can be made by calling 586-0248 by Wednesday, December 16. The Cathedral of St. Andrew’s Choir, directed by John Renke, will ...
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National Adoption Day

Posted on Nov 21, 2015 in Proclamations

HONOLULU – The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) is encouraging consumers who may have dined or shopped at any of the 54 locations identified by Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. to protect themselves from potential credit card fraud. Starwood made a list of the affected hotels, along with other information, available ...
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HONOLULU – The Executive Committee of the Hawai‘i Health Connector (the Connector) voted on Thursday, November 19 to recommend to its Board of Directors to accelerate the transition of remaining functions of the Connector to state authority. The Connector’s ongoing financial challenges have forced the state to accelerate the transition beginning December 1, 2015. Earlier ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Hawai‘i Health Connector board to accelerate transition to state authority

HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Health will deploy a web-based system that will provide 24/7 access to real-time data on medical marijuana inventory, sales, and other tracking information required of dispensary licensees statewide, according to Keith Ridley, Chief of the Department of Health’s Office of Health Care Assurance. The Office of Health Care ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii State Department of Health will use web-based software to track inventory and sales at medical marijuana dispensaries

HONOLULU – National experts in chronic disease prevention will join the Department of Health and local experts this Friday at a symposium titled, “The Weight of the State: Solving the Chronic Disease Crisis through Innovative Policy Change.” Dr. Howard Koh, former Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will discuss best ...
Read More DOH MEDIA ADVISORY: Chronic disease symposium highlights the need for statewide policy changes

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: Free workshop for women seeking airport fire fighting careers, walk-ins welcome