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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Airports Division is pleased to announce the HNL Interim Car Rental Facility is slated to open Wednesday morning, Nov. 4, at the Honolulu International Airport.  The car rental companies are currently making their final improvements to the building. The new facility, located on the eastern half of ...
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WHAT: 2015 Senior Leader Hawaii Catastrophic Hurricane Plan/Annex Tabletop Exercise (TTX) WHEN: Thursday, October 29 – 12:30 p.m. WHERE: Hilton Waikiki Beach Hotel, Queen Liliuokalani Ballroom (3rd floor) 2500 Kuhio Ave., Honolulu, HI 96815 Valet parking will be validated WHO: Governor David Y. Ige Robert J. Fenton, Jr., Administrator, FEMA Region IX Major General Arthur ...
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KAILUA-KONA, HAWAI‘I – Planned improvements to Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area in Waimea between Kawaihae and Puako, are the subject of a community meeting taking place from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 29, 2015, at the mauka dining hall in the park. The Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of State Parks ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Public meeting to address improvements to Hapuna beach state recreation area

HONOLULU – Hawaii State Department of Health and Castle Medical Center hosted an event today for hospital employees and patients to promote healthy eating in honor of Food Day. The event featured smoothies and other healthy food and drink items classified as “Green”—the healthiest category—according to the Department of Health’s Choose Healthy Now project. Castle ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Department of Health, Castle Medical Center and First Lady Dawn Ige celebrate food day with pedal-powdered smoothies and taste testing

HONOLULU – Gov. Ige and members of his cabinet held the first in a series of community forums to be scheduled across the state at Windward Community College in Kāne‘ohe tonight. The program included remarks by Gov. Ige and brief presentations by State Health Department Director Virginia Pressler, Department of Transportation Deputy Director Ed Sniffen ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Governor Ige, cabinet hold first Community Connection forum at Windward Community College

HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced an outreach and regulatory action at Ala Moana Center. Personnel from the Department of Taxation (DoTAX) conducted educational outreach to inform contractors of their responsibilities, and offer assistance should there be any questions about tax laws. Department of Commerce & Consumer ...
Read More DLIR NEWS RELEASE: State reviews compliance with laws at construction sites at the ewa wing of the Ala Moana Center

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today signed a supplemental proclamation that paves the way for coordinated outreach efforts by service providers and the enforcement of park rules. Since Gov. Ige signed the Oct. 16 emergency proclamation that was specifically tailored and time-limited to meet specific needs across the state – service providers say 130 homeless ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Governor Ige signs supplemental proclamation as homeless population grows in Kaka‘ako Waterfront Park

(HONOLULU) – A beautiful stretch of beach at the base of iconic Diamond Head, in the area known as Cromwells, has reappeared from beneath a jungle of naupaka and beach heliotrop.  Property owners, who have homes on the shoreline, received letters from the DLNR Office of Conservation and Coastal Lands (OCCL) asking them to cut ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Diamond Head beach “reappears” after shoreline vegetation work

What: News Conference: Update on efforts to address homelessness            Who:            Governor Ige Scott Morishige, Governor’s Coordinator on Homelessness Greg Payton, Partners in Care                        When: Monday, Oct. 26, 2015 at 11am  Where: State Capitol, 5th floor Executive Chambers, Ceremonial Room We plan to live stream the event through the governor’s website. ###   Media Contacts: Jodi ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE MEDIA ADVISORY: News Conference Update on homelessness