Archives by Month:

HILO – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is notifying the public that Hilo International Airport and Hawaii County Emergency responders will participate in an exercise on October 17, 2016. The exercise is designed to validate and improve response to a crisis situation. The exercise will involve a fuel vehicle incident. Emergency responders will simulate ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: Emergency training exercise scheduled for Hilo International Airport

HONOLULU — Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (Hawaii EMA), together with the City and County of Honolulu Department of Emergency Management will conduct siren testing at the following locations and times. Tuesday, October 11, 2016 (9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.) Waipahu Town Center, Leoku Street Tuesday, October 11, 2016 (1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.) Kuulei Cliffs ...
Read More HI-EMA NEWS RELEASE: Siren testing on Oahu – October 11, 2016

  WAILUKU) – The Commission on Water Resource Management (Commission) has issued an Emergency Authorization to Wailuku Water Company, LLC (WWC) for the purpose of repairing and conducting stream maintenance activities (i.e., debris removal) to its ‘Īao Intake on Wailuku River pursuant to Hawaii Administrative Rules Chapter 13-169-55. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Honolulu ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Commission on Water Resource Management issues Emergency Authorization for flood damage on Wailuku River

HONOLULU – Today the Hawaii Supreme Court issued two opinions related to the Haleakala Telescope on Maui. The first opinion unanimously agreed that the management plan for the Haleakala summit provided a sufficient assessment of potential environmental impacts from the Telescope. By a 3-2 majority, the second opinion affirmed the state land board’s decision in ...
Read More ATG NEWS RELEASE: Statement regarding supreme court opinions in Haleakala telescope cases

HONOLULU –Attorney General Doug Chin announced today that the Honolulu Police Department (HPD) completed its inventory of untested sexual assault evidence collection kits in HPD’s possession. Act 207 (H.B. 1907), passed this year by the state legislature and signed into law by Governor David Ige, requires all law enforcement agencies and departments charged with the ...
Read More ATG NEWS RELEASE: Honolulu Police complete inventory of untested sexual assault kits

Energy Efficiency Day

Posted on Oct 5, 2016 in Proclamations

KAILUA-KONA, HI – This week, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii will welcome more than 2,300 participants from around the world for the 2016 IRONMAN® World Championship triathlon set to take place on Saturday, Oct. 8. With the expected surge in travel from national and international locations, the Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) along with event organizers are ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Residents & Travelers urged to help reduce risks of mosquito bites during Ironman World Championship in Kona

6-8 Weeks of Work for Initial Clean-up of Extensive Damage   (Wailuku, Maui) – When a slow moving thunderstorm dropped an enormous amount of rain on Maui Sept. 13-14, the Wailuku River and several of its tributaries escaped their banks and not only significantly widened the river bed, but caused hundreds of thousands of dollars’ ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: ‘Iao Valley State Monument undergoing flood restoration

HONOLULU – The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ (DCCA) Office of the Securities Commissioner joins the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) in bringing the Senior$afe Training Program to Hawaii. Senior$afe is designed to train securities industry professionals in identifying red flags of financial exploitation of seniors and vulnerable investors early and encourage reporting ...
Read More DCCA NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii Securities Commissioner introduces Senior$afe training program to fight senior financial abuse

  HONOLULU – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Hawaii Department of Health (DOH), the U.S. Navy, and the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) will be sponsoring a meeting on Oct. 6 to provide an update on the progress being made to evaluate and implement upgrades to the infrastructure and operations and maintenance procedures for ...
Read More DOH MEDIA ADVISORY: Red Hill Fuel Storage Tank project update meeting October 6