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(HONOLULU) – Curt Cottrell, a 25-year-long employee of the Department of Land and Natural Resources, has been chosen as the next Administrator for the DLNR Division of State Parks.  He replaces Dan Quinn, another veteran manager, who recently retired. DLNR Chairperson Suzanne Case said, “Curt’s selection to lead State Parks capitalizes on a long list ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Long-time DLNR manager picked to lead Division of State Parks

HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) Sanitation Branch has issued a red “closed” placard to Paalaa Kai Bakery located at 66-945 Kaukonahua Road in Waialua. A red placard is used for food establishments that pose an imminent health hazard to the community. The bakery’s permit to operate has been temporarily suspended until ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii Department of Health issues red “closed” placard to Paalaa Kai Bakery for food safety violations

HONOLULU — The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ (DCCA) Business Registration Division (BREG) reminds businesses to file their annual business renewal reports. Renewals due in the fourth quarter (October – December) are now available online at http://hbe.ehawaii.gov/annuals and must be filed with BREG by Dec. 31, 2015, at midnight (HST). Accepted forms of ...
Read More DCCA NEWS RELEASE: 2015 Hawaii Annual Business Reports Due

Ige will also celebrate 30th anniversary of sister-state relationships HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige is traveling to Okinawa Prefecture in Japan and Guangdong Province in China between October 6 and 14. The state recognizes that Hawai‘i’s prosperity and security are intertwined with the Asia-Pacific region and it must rebalance its resources and investments toward Asia ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Governor travels to Japan, China to promote economic development, energy cooperation, education

Fire Prevention Week

Posted on Oct 4, 2015 in Proclamations

HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige today recognized winners of the Governor’s Awards, which are designed to honor State Executive Branch employees, managers and work teams who exemplify the highest caliber of public service and dedication in serving the people of Hawai‘i.  The statewide program is administered by the Department of Human Resources Development. “Public employees ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Governor Ige lauds state employees of the year

Manufacturing Day

Posted on Oct 2, 2015 in Proclamations

The state will be safer and better off with this agreement than it would be without it. We listened carefully to the concerns of stakeholders whose input has strengthened the administrative order. This is the start of long-overdue action to make Hawai‘i safer. It will increase transparency and is the best mechanism for holding the ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE STATEMENT: Governor’s statement on Red Hill agreement