Recent Articles

State takes sustainability initiative to global stage
By B.J. Reyes – Published Aug. 1, 2014, in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Restaurant safety placard system a welcome source of information
By Nadine Kam – Published July 30, 2014, in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Gov to present $1.6M to PBARC
Published July 30, 2014, in the Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Camp Kilohana to get portion of state grant
By John Burnett – Published July 30, 2014, in the Hawaii Tribune-Herald

State to hold more public meetings on transportation projects
Published July 28, 2014, on KHON2

Officials address Big Island hunting concerns
Published July 28, 2014, by the Associated Press

Fewer educators leave isle schools
By Nanea Kalani – Published July 27, 2014, in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Governor releases $3.5 Million for UH Maui College renovations
Published July 26, 2014, on Hawaii News Now

Restaurants’ health inspection statuses go public
By Noelle Fujii – Published July 26, 2014, in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser

General fund holds surplus of $664.8M
By B.J. Reyes – Published July 26, 2014, in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser

HCDA lays out plan for Kakaako housing options
Published July 25, 2014, in Pacific Business News

Governor Releases $500,000 for New Lanai Community Health Center Facility
Published July 22, 2014, on Hawaii News Now

New hospital chief has eye on safety
By Rosemarie Bernardo – Published July 15, 2014, in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Green future increasingly in Hawaii’s grasp
Our View – Published July 12, 2014, in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Mayor Wright Homes to be redeveloped by state
By Star-Advertiser staff – Published July 11, 2014, in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser

DOH making progress in nursing home inspections
By Keith R. Ridley – Published July 10, 2014, in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Statewide initiative sets goals for sustainability
By B.J. Reyes – Published July 8, 2014, in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Kakaako could generate $5B
By Andrew Gomes – Published July 8, 2014, in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser

What’s going on at Kawainui Marsh?
By William J. Aila Jr. – Published June 25, 2014, in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser

State socks away some cash for retirees’ health benefits
Published June 24, 2014, in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Approve early-education amendment
By Georgenne “GG” Weisenfeld – Published June 22, 2014, in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser

State handbook guides immigrants in isle life
By Susan Essoyan – Published June 21, 2014, in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser

State emergency management gets new name, key updates
Published June 20, 2014, on KHON2

Call for leadership change at DOE ignores progress that’s been made
By John Brummel, Mary Correa, Suzanne Mulcahy and Valerie Takata – Published June 8, 2014, in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Campaign to save endangered Hawaiian duck
Published June 5, 2014, in the Associated Press

Hawaii prepared to shine at world’s largest conservation event
By William J. Aila Jr. – Published June 3, 2014, in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Hawaii ahead of many states on Obama climate goal
By Associated Press – Published June 2, 2014, in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser

The right person to lead Veterans Affairs is Eric Shinseki
By Gov. Neil Abercrombie – Published May 22, 2014, in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Celebration marks signing of measure to preserve land
By Andrew Gomes – Published May 20, 2014, in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Name In The News: Scott Enright
By Mark Coleman – Published May 9, 2014, in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser

State ramps up its fight against coral disease
By Timothy Hurley – Published May 7, 2014, in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser

DLNR begins forest protection project on Kauai
By Clayton Wakida – Published May 1, 2014, on KITV

Waimea homestead receives $3.5M for community agriculture complex, park & cemetery
By Mileka Lincoln – Published April 30, 2014, on Hawaii News Now

Hawaii emerges as a rising star in education reform
By Arne Duncan and Neil Abercrombie – Published April 16, 2014, in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Hawaii committed to universal coverage
By Beth Giesting – Published March 30, 2014, in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Name in the News: GG Weisenfeld
The state’s point person for early education aims to improve opportunities for tots
By Christine Donnelly – Published Feb. 7, 2014, in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser