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WHO: Governor David Ige, Hilo Medical Center Officials, Hawaii Island Legislators WHAT: Proclamation Presentation Recognizing Hilo Medical Center as 2015 Recipient of Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Award of Excellence WHEN: Friday, October 2, 2015 11:00 a.m. WHERE: Governor’s Office State Capitol Fifth Floor Honolulu, Hawaii – Hilo Medical Center has been named a ...
Read More HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NEWS RELEASE: Hilo Medical Center awarded prestigious national award for health information technology

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) continues to perform structural assessments and finalize plans for repairs within the Wilson Tunnel in the Honolulu bound direction of the Likelike Highway. Damage to eight stainless steel rods which support the tunnel ceiling was discovered during a routine inspection on Sept. 25, 2015. To protect the ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: HDOT to complete assessments and repair plans for Wilson Tunnel by Oct.2

Infant Safe Sleep Month

Posted on Oct 1, 2015 in Proclamations

Dyslexia Awareness Month

Posted on Oct 1, 2015 in Proclamations

Honolulu, HI – The Department of Human Services encourages families to apply for its Preschool Open Doors (POD) program throughout the month of October. This program, which is currently serving more than 1,000 children statewide, provides subsidies to eligible low- and moderate-income families to pay preschool tuition. POD aims to provide children whose families might ...
Read More DHS NEWS RELEASE: Open Application Period for Preschool Open Doors Program 2016 Assistance Begins October 1

HONOLULU – Jamye Windsor, age 40, has been charged with one felony theft count for improperly receiving more than $50,000 in state funds from Waianae Community Outreach, Attorney General Doug Chin announced. “This set of charges against Ms. Windsor follows charges that were previously filed against the former executive director, Sophina Placencia and former program ...
Read More AG NEWS RELEASE: Former Waianae Community Outreach employee charged with felony theft

Bully Free Month

Posted on Oct 1, 2015 in Proclamations

HONOLULU — On Thursday, October 15 at 10:15 a.m., Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA) and its partners are encouraging the public to “Drop, Cover and Hold On,” and participate in the statewide Great Hawaii ShakeOut earthquake drill. Join millions of people worldwide who have already registered online for this year’s ShakeOut. The internationally recognized earthquake ...
Read More HI-EMA NEWS RELEASE: Great Hawaii Shakeout earthquake drill to take place statewide, October 15

Farm to School Month

Posted on Oct 1, 2015 in Proclamations