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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has notified legislative leaders and key lawmakers of the 15 bills that are listed on his Intent to Veto list. The Hawai‘i State Constitution requires the governor to notify the Legislature of the bills he intends to veto by June 26. On July 11, any measure that the governor has ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is tasked with ensuring that the State of Hawaii’s transportation facilities including its airports and harbors are run in a way that protects the safety and well-being of its citizenry.  These facilities play a vital role in the life and economy of the State.  Currently, 80% of ...
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HONOLULU – Attorney General Doug Chin announced that the Department of the Attorney General has charged Glen T. Meyers, Sr., Theodore A. Haudenshild, James Kula, III, Sheldon B. Collier, and Kenneth Scott Char with Failure to Comply with Covered Offender Registration Requirements. These individuals were charged between April and June of this year. Bench warrants ...
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WHAT:          News Conference – Intent to Veto List WHO:            Governor Ige           WHEN:          Friday, June 23, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.                                    WHERE:        Hawai‘i State Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial Room This event will be streamed LIVE through Facebook Live at facebook.com/governordavidige ### Media Contacts: Jodi Leong Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary Office of the Governor Office: 808-586-0043 ...
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Contrary to a recent news report, inmate Mukadin Daquan Gordon remains in custody at the Halawa Correctional Facility and is not being paroled in Hawai‘i. Gordon is serving a minimum term of seven years for sex assault, kidnapping and promoting prostitution. The Hawai‘i Paroling Authority tentatively approved parole for Gordon on the condition that Washington ...
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PHOTOS FACEBOOK LIVE HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige signed HB 957 (Act 57) – authorizing the Department of Education to borrow money, interest-free, from the Hawai‘i Green Infrastructure Loan Program for heat abatement measures in Hawai‘i’s public school classrooms. This will expedite the cooling of classrooms across the state while decreasing energy usage and electricity ...
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LIHU‘E —  The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) announces the dates for the opening of the black-tailed deer hunting season on the island of Kaua‘i.  Rules and conditions regulating game mammal hunting in Title 13, Chapter 123 will be in effect. For hunt details go to the Division of Forestry and Wildlife website ...
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Workshop to Provide Guidance for Processing Facilities Converting HACCP Food Safety Plan to FSMA Preventive Controls The High Technology Development Corporation’s (HTDC) INNOVATE Hawaii program and the Chamber of Commerce Hawaii invite food manufacturers, processors and safety managers to participate in a course on converting to the FSMA Preventive Controls Food Safety Plan from the ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) has confirmed fifteen (15) more cases of Oahu residents with the mumps, raising the total number of cases this year to 119. The new cases involved eight (8) adults and seven (7) children. None of the cases required hospitalization and all are recovering. DOH is investigating ...
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WHAT:        Bill signing ceremonies for the following: HB 508, HB 511, HB 852: Ethics – Increases administrative fines for ethics violations, lobbying law and failure to file financial disclosure statements on time.   SB 611: Fire Sprinklers – Extends prohibition on county requirements for automatic sprinklers or sprinkler systems   HB 1179: ...
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