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ACT 3, SB2825 SD1, 3/31/2016

Posted on Mar 31, 2016 in 2016 Acts

RELATING TO THE PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL SPACE CENTER FOR EXPLORATION SYSTEMS. Eliminates the ex officio National Aeronautics and Space Administration representative from the Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems Board. Act 3, SB2825 SD1

HONOLULU  —   Enforcement officers of the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) today towed a piece of sperm whale remnant several miles out to sea before releasing it for currents to take it away from the islands.  Earlier this morning, the remnant weighing several tons was found about 200 yards offshore from Kalanianaole Beach ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Sperm whale carcass is towed out to sea, public cautioned to remain out of Nanakuli waters for safety

HONOLULU –  The Department of Land and Natural Resources has posted shark warning signs this afternoon on the west Maui coastline from Lone Pine (milepost 13 on Honoapi‘ilani Highway)  to the Olowalu Recycling Center, following a report received just before 2 p.m. today that 46-year old female visitor was bitten on the fin by a ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Shark warning signs posted today at Olowalu Shoreline, Maui

  Improved bond outlooks that could save the state millions. Partnering with other states and the White House to fight Zika and address climate change. Ensuring Hawai‘i has a voice in decisions affecting education. Those are some of the reasons behind Gov. David Ige’s recent trip to New York and Washington, D.C. As a member ...
Read More Giving Hawaii a voice among the nation’s governors

The Hawai‘i Invasive Species Council has named eight environmental heroes in the state’s fight against what has been declared “the greatest threat to Hawai‘i’s economy and natural environment and to the health and lifestyle of Hawai‘i’s people.” Those honored included: Community hero – Kay Howe, whose son contracted rat lungworm disease, has worked tirelessly to ...
Read More Environmental heroes honored for their efforts across the state

Talent. Funding. Infrastructure. Add the natural beauty and cultural diversity of Hawai‘i for creative inspiration and you have what Governor Ige and the state hope will become a “startup paradise” with a focus on technological innovation, job growth, and economic strategies to compete globally. “We need to take a comprehensive, long-term approach,” said the governor. ...
Read More Accelerating the Dream in a “Startup Paradise”

Building a Hawaii Innovation Economy

Posted on Mar 31, 2016 in Main

In a recent Hawai‘i Business Roundtable speech, Gov. David Ige talked with CEOs from some of the state’s biggest companies about working together to create a strong innovation economy as the next best hope for future jobs. What is an “innovation economy” and why is that important? Beyond tourism and the military, an innovation economy ...
Read More Building a Hawaii Innovation Economy

Medical Biller’s Day

Posted on Mar 31, 2016 in Proclamations

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