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HONOLULU – National experts in chronic disease prevention will join the Department of Health and local experts this Friday at a symposium titled, “The Weight of the State: Solving the Chronic Disease Crisis through Innovative Policy Change.” Dr. Howard Koh, former Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will discuss best ...
Read More DOH MEDIA ADVISORY: Chronic disease symposium highlights the need for statewide policy changes

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is partnering with the Department of Human Resources Development (DHRD) to conduct two “Women in Airport Fire Service” workshops on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015 at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. The sessions will be held at the Airport Conference Center at the Honolulu International Airport, located at ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: Free workshop for women seeking airport fire fighting careers, walk-ins welcome

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Airports Division alerts travelers of limited parking at the Honolulu International Airport’s public parking lots during Thanksgiving weekend due to an increased amount of air travel. There are nearly 5,200 parking spaces available to the public at Honolulu International Airport (HNL).  During holiday weekends, typically the Interisland ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: HDOT alerts Honolulu International Airport travelers of limited parking during Thanksgiving weekend

HONOLULU — As a mark of respect for the late former State Representative Yoshito Takamine, Gov. David Ige has ordered that the flags of the United States and State of Hawai‘i shall be flown at half-staff at all state offices and agencies, as well as the Hawai‘i National Guard, from sunrise to sunset on Friday, ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Flags to fly at half-staff in honor of former State Representative Yoshito Takamine

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists that all lanes will be closed on Kamehameha Highway in both directions between Whitmore Avenue and Kilani Avenue at the Karsten Thot Bridge on Monday, Nov. 23, and Tuesday, Nov. 24, from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m., for preparation work for the repair and ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: Karsten Thot Bridge closed Nov. 23 and Nov. 24 for nighttime repair work, new height limit begins Nov. 30

HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists that the H-3 Freeway will be closed in the Honolulu-bound direction between the Likelike Highway Underpass and the Halawa Interchange beginning Saturday, Nov. 21, from 7 p.m. through 7 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, for routine tunnel cleaning and maintenance at the Harano Tunnel and ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: H-3 freeway Honolulu-bound closed Saturday night for tunnel cleaning

  HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige accepted a $660,422 award on behalf of the State of Hawai‘i today, from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Jesus Mendoza, administrator of the Western Regional Office of the Food and Nutrition Service. The award recognizes the exceptional performance by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and acknowledges the exemplary ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Governor Ige accepts 0,422 federal award for excellence by Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

What: Check presentation to Gov. David Ige and the State of Hawai‘i.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture presents Gov. David Ige and the State of Hawai‘i with an award check of $660,422 for exceptional performance by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance program (SNAP). Who: Gov. Ige, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, State Department of Human Services When: ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE MEDIA ADVISORY: Check presentation by USDA to Gov. Ige, State of Hawaii

HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) released its fourth quarter 2015 Statistical and Economic Report, which projects that Hawaii’s economy will continue stable growth in the next few years. Labor market conditions continue to improve though the first three quarters with civilian labor force, employment, and payroll jobs setting historical ...
Read More DBEDT NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii economy continues stable growth

WATCH News conference — briefing on White House – Governors’ Conference Call on Syrian refugees: Syrian Refugee Facts related to Hawaii: Over the past 10 years, only 21 refugees from around the world have resettled in Hawaii. 0 of the 21 refugees relocated to Hawaii are from Syria. (According to Pacific Gateway Center – the only refugee ...
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