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LIHUE – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT), in coordination with federal and county agencies, continues the repair efforts on Kuhio Highway, Route 560, on the north shore of Kauai. Considerable progress has been accomplished from the April 14-15, 2018 severe weather event, which produced approximately 50 inches of rain, possibly breaking the nationwide record ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Kuhio Highway emergency repair update

MENTORING MONTH

Posted on Jan 9, 2019 in Proclamations

View this release online here. HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) is pursuing Medicaid reimbursement opportunities for support services offered to eligible students during school hours.  If a child is Medicaid-eligible and all other requirements are met, Medicaid may provide a partial reimbursement for medically and educationally necessary, health-related services when required ...
Read More HIDOE News Release: Parents and guardians of special needs students asked to help facilitate Medicaid reimbursements to HIDOE

Link to photo and resume here HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has designated James (Jay) Griffin as Hawai‘i Public Utilities Commission chairman. Griffin was initially appointed to the commission in May 2017. Griffin previously served as chief of policy and research with the PUC. He was also assistant researcher and assistant specialist with the Hawai‘i ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR – News Release – Governor Ige designates Public Utilities commissioner James Griffin as PUC chair

Link to photos and bios here HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has reappointed Major General Arthur “Joe” Logan as adjutant general, Hawai‘i National Guard, Department of Defense. He has held this position since January 2015, overseeing the training and readiness of more than 5,000 soldiers and airmen of the Hawai‘i National Guard. Logan also serves ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR – News Release – Governor Ige reappoints Hawaii Defense Department leaders

Link to photos and resumes here HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige announced today that he is appointing new directors at three state departments. Budget and Finance (BUF) Rod Becker has been appointed as director of the Department of Budget and Finance. He replaces Laurel Johnston who retired in December. Becker has served as the comptroller ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR – News Release – Governor Ige announces appointments for Budget and Finance, Accounting and General Services, and Labor and Industrial Relations

HDOA TO HOLD WORKSHOPS FOR SPECIALTY CROP BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM AND MARKETING ASSISTANCE HONOLULU – The Market Development Branch of the Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) will be holding statewide workshops in January for those who are interested learning more about the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP) funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture ...
Read More HDOA News Release on Grant Workshops

Passengers traveling to South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Tahiti and American Samoa will continue to check-in at Lobby 3 in Terminal 1 HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT), in collaboration with Hawaiian Airlines, is revising the international passenger check-in operations at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL). On Dec. 19, 2018, Hawaiian ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Revised Hawaiian Airlines international passenger check-in operations at HNL

HONOLULU – The Real Estate Commission will convene its standing committee meetings at the REALTORS® Association of Maui Offices located at 441 Ala Makani Place, Kahului, on Wednesday, January 9, 2019.  The Laws and Rules Review Committee meeting will convene at 9:30 a.m., and will be followed by the Condominium Review Committee meeting and the ...
Read More RELEASE: REAL ESTATE COMMISSION TO HOLD MEETINGS AND CONSULTATIONS IN MAUI

(Honolulu) – On Thursday, officers from the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) were on routine patrol in windward O‘ahu when they observed a lay net violation in progress. This was on Kawa Stream, just makai of the Kahana Bridge. Officers detained two men who were observed tending the net. They are identified ...
Read More DLNR News Release-DOCARE Officers Bust Repeat Offender for Lay Net Violations, Jan. 6, 2018