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HONOLULU – The Daniel K. Inouye International Airport will serve as the staging area for an emergency response exercise Friday, October 20, 2017. The exercise is a mandatory certification requirement by the Federal Aviation Administration which tests airfield disaster preparedness and response by simulating a full-scale aircraft emergency disaster. The exercise tests and evaluates the ...
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Jobs Increase by 8,100 Over the Year HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for September was 2.5 percent, compared to 2.6 percent for August. Statewide, 671,800 were employed and 16,950 unemployed in September for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists that there will be lane closures on multiple roadways on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017 for the Hawaii Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation’s 3rd annual Race to the Base triathlon. Closures will be in line with those performed previously for this event. Westbound lanes will begin ...
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HONOLULU – Stephen Levins, executive director of the State of Hawaii Office of Consumer Protection announced today that Hawaii will receive approximately $1.2 million as part of a $120 million nationwide settlement with General Motors Company (“GM”) over allegations GM concealed safety issues related to ignition-switch-related defects in GM vehicles. The settlement, reached between 49 ...
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HONOLULU – Attorney General Doug Chin announced today that Hawaii has joined a coalition of 12 states and the District of Columbia, led by D.C. Attorney General Karl A. Racine, in filing a friend-of-the-court brief urging the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to uphold a California ban on the possession of large-capacity ammunition magazines for ...
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HILO – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) provides the following update on the Keaau-Pahoa Road, 4-Lane Re-Striping Project, Keaau Town (Mile Post 2.0) to Shower Drive (Mile Post 4.0). Work is scheduled to begin Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, to remove rumble strips in preparation for the Keaau-Pahoa Road, 4-Lane Re-Striping Project, Keaau Town (Mile ...
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PSAs strategically use visuals, music, and pacing to draw public attention to the fight to eliminate trash from Hawaii’s roadways, beaches, and waterways. HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Highways Division, Oahu District’s Storm Water Management Program commissioned two new Public Service Announcements (PSAs) as part of their Trash Free Hawaii campaign. The ...
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October 22 at Camp Naue in Hā‘ena HA‘ENA, KAUA‘I — Want to better understand the Hā‘ena Community-Based Subsistence Fishery Area (CBSFA) and rules, and how Department of Land and Natural Resources and Hui Maka‘āinana o Makana are working towards co-management?  Come down and join us for a fun-filled afternoon on Sunday, October 22 from 12 ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies Oahu motorists that Likelike Highway will be closed in the Kaneohe-bound direction between Valley View Drive and the Wilson Tunnel from 7 p.m. on Saturday night, Oct. 21, 2017 through 7 a.m. on Sunday morning, Oct. 22, 2017 for routine tunnel maintenance and cleaning. Electronic message ...
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HONOLULU — The Department of Taxation’s 2017 Tax Workshops will be held across the State beginning on October 24, 2017 in Lihue, Kauai. This year’s workshop topics include: an update on the 2017 legislative session and administrative rules, a presentation on where the State’s money comes from, and an online demonstration for verified practitioners. “The ...
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