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Hawaii Hotels Statewide Set New Annual Records in 2017 for Revenue Per Available Room and Average Daily Rate Statewide Average Daily Rate Rose to $319 in December, Highest of Any Month in 2017 HONOLULU – Hotels in the Hawaiian Islands averaged a record $212 in revenue per available room (RevPAR) for all of 2017, an ...
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SPECIAL ARCHERY FERAL GOAT HUNTING PERMITS AVAILABLE FOR KEKAHA GMA ON KAUA‘I   LIHU‘E, KAUA‘I —   The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) announces the future availability of feral goat control permits in Hunting Unit A, Kekaha Game Management Area (GMA) on the island of Kaua‘i, pursuant to Title ...
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Hawaii Convention Center Secures New Agreements to Host Futsal, Basketball and Volleyball Tournaments Using its Sports Courts   HONOLULU – The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) and Hawaii Convention Center announced today the securing of agreements with three national sports organizations to host futsal (indoor soccer), basketball and volleyball tournaments played on the Center’s new sports ...
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DLNR WARNS OF UNSTABLE AREAS ON WAILUA “LOOP ROAD” Repairs Made – Additional Work Needed   (LIHU‘E, KAUA‘I) —   This winter, the Wailua Management Road (aka.Loop Road), which leads to Kaua‘i’s Blue Hole area, has experienced severe damage due to heavy rains and falling trees. The road was closed on November 26, 2017 to all ...
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THIS WEEK IN WAIHOU SPRINGS STATE FOREST RESERVE   KAHULUI —  A project to remove and trim hazardous trees within the Waihou Springs State Forest Reserve along the Olinda and Piiholo road corridor began yesterday and is anticipated to take between five to seven days between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.  There ...
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HONOLULU — Governor David Y. Ige is encouraging high school girls to participate in the first major cybersecurity training program specifically for young women, grades 9-12, who may be interested in pursuing a career in cybersecurity. The state is partnering with the SANS Institute to bring the GirlsGoCyberStart program to Hawaiʻi.   The first 10,000 ...
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HAWAII’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 2.0 PERCENT IN DECEMBER Jobs Increased by 2,100 in December Over November. HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for December was 2.0 percent, compared to the revised rate of 2.1 percent for November. Statewide, 668,600 were employed ...
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Hawaii Department of Health fines Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay $20,000 for operating without a permit     KAILUA-KONA, HI — The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) has issued a Notice of Violation and Order against Kona Surf Partners LLC (dba Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay) with a ...
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MEDIA ADVISORY January 19, 2018 WHAT:                      Governor’s State of the State Address and Governor’s Media Availability   Governor Ige will focus on expanding successful programs to increase affordable housing, reduce homelessness, and create educational and job opportunities.   WHO:                        Governor David Ige                                            WHEN:                    Monday, January 22, 2018   State of the State Address ...
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