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KONA – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) launched the Queen Kaahumanu Highway Widening, Phase 2 project with a groundbreaking ceremony earlier today in Kona.  This project consists of the widening of the highway from a two-lane to four-lane highway from Kealakehe Parkway to Keahole Airport Road.  Other improvements include the installation of new coordinated ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: Queen Kaahumanu Highway widening, phase 2 project beings with groundbreaking ceremony

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists that the 24/7 lane closure on Kamehameha Highway between Keo Place and Trout Farm Road, fronting the Crouching Lion Inn in Kaaawa will end this Friday, Sept. 4, at 4:00 p.m. The 24/7 northbound lane closure was necessary for emergency roadwork to repair a ...
Read More DOT NEWS RELEASE: 24/7 lane closure for Kamehameha Highway shoreline emergency repairs in Kaaawa to end Friday

(KAHULUI, MAUI) – The Nakula Natural Area Reserve (NAR) on the Leeward slopes of Maui’s Haleakala covers 1500 acres and spans elevations from 3600-9200 feet above sea level. The Nakula NAR was established in 2011 and is adjacent to the Kahikinui Forest Reserve. Both are components of the Leeward Haleakala Watershed Restoration Partnership (LHWRP). The ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE- Nakula natural area reserve gets restoration help, draft management plan available for review

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) filed a lawsuit today against Ciber, Inc., alleging that the consulting firm defrauded the State and engaged in other misconduct on a project to implement new software for the HDOT’s Highways Division. The lawsuit alleges that Ciber pulled a “bait and switch” by misrepresenting its capabilities in ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: HDOT files lawsuit against Ciber, Inc., a consulting firm, alleging fraud and breach of contract on State highway software upgrade project

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Board of Education (BOE) released its annual evaluation of Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) Schools Superintendent Kathryn Matayoshi and has given her an overall rating of “Exceeds Expectations.”  The BOE agreed that improvement in student achievement is critical and still remains the highest priority for the Department. Matayoshi received the ...
Read More DOE NEWS RELEASE: Superintendent Matayoshi performance rating “exceeds expectations” for second consecutive year

HONOLULU – The Governor’s Leadership Team on Homelessness has announced that an additional 15 people, including three families and three single adults have left their encampments in Kakaako and moved to shelters at the Institute for Human Services (IHS) or Next Step. This brings to 43 the total number of people who have transitioned from ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: More homeless families leaving Kakaako for shelters

Craniofacial Acceptance Month

Posted on Sep 1, 2015 in Proclamations