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SHARK INCIDENTS PEAK THIS TIME OF YEAR Pua ka wiliwili nanahu ka mano.  When the wiliwili tree flowers, the shark bites. ‘Olelo No‘eau, Mary Kawena Pukui HONOLULU — For centuries, traditional Hawaiian chants have warned about an increased risk of shark bites in the fall, when the wiliwili tree blooms.  According to the DLNR Division ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: DLNR advises ocean users to use extra caution during October

Archaeology Week

Posted on Oct 3, 2016 in Proclamations

HONOLULU — The Hawai‘i State Department of Health’s recently released “Hawai‘i Smiles” statewide surveillance report doesn’t give much to smile about, but offers a positive roadmap to improve the oral health of Hawai‘i children. The survey confirmed that Hawai‘i children have the highest prevalence of tooth decay in the nation. The baseline results were based ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Hawai’i Department of Health’s Statewide “Hawai’i Smiles” keiki oral surveillance report shows need for significant improvements

Aerospace in Hawai’i Week

Posted on Oct 2, 2016 in Proclamations

HONOLULU – Waiawa Correctional Facility inmate Kurt Lopes is back in custody.  Honolulu Police arrested Lopes and brought him to the Oahu Community Correctional Center at 11:30 a.m. He will be transferred to Halawa Correctional Facility. On Thursday, September 29, Lopes was reported missing from a headcount at about 9 p.m. How he escaped is under ...
Read More PSD NEWS RELEASE: Missing Waiawa Correctional Facility inmate returned to custody