Archives by Month:

Gov. David Ige today issued the following statement on immigration to the United States: “I have been in contact with Attorney General Doug Chin regarding several orders issued by the federal courts in the last 24 hours. We believe these orders apply to all U.S. international airports, including those in Honolulu and Kona, and expect legal ...
Read More Statement of Governor David Ige on immigration to the United States

HONOLULU – Attorney General Doug Chin has joined 17 other state Attorneys General opposing the White House’s Executive Order on immigration.  The statement reads in part: “As the chief legal officers for over 130 million Americans and foreign residents of our states, we condemn President Trump’s unconstitutional, un-American and unlawful Executive Order and will work ...
Read More ATG NEWS RELEASE: Attorney General Doug Chin opposes Executive Order on immigration

Reissuance of RP brings transition in management entity HONOLULU – The Department of Land and Natural Resources is asking current Mala Wharf tenants to contact its Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation, Property Management Branch so they can receive information about keeping their storage rental agreements in force, following the reissuing of a one-year revocable ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Mala Wharf and Boat Ramp tenants required to renegotiate leases

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has received a list of nominees from the Judicial Selection Commission for the vacancy created by the retirement of former Circuit Judge Richard K. Perkins in June 2016. The commission submitted the list of nominees to the governor on January 26, 2017 after careful evaluation and investigation into the background ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Governor to consider nominees to fill the vacancy in First Circuit Court left by the retirement of Judge Richard K. Perkins 

Long-Time Angel Investor in Hawaii-Based Companies Edgar C. Harrell, Ph.D and Serial Entrepreneur Lisa Beth Ferstenberg, M.D. Lead Discussions for One-Week Course Held at Manoa Innovation Center Feb. 6–10 HONOLULU – Visionaries from the economic, tech and biotechnology communities are set to inspire future innovators with the “How to Think Like an Entrepreneur” workshop Feb. 6 ...
Read More DBEDT NEWS RELEASE: HTDC hosts venue for illuminating “How to think like an entrepreneur” workshop

Native Hawaiian Owl Under Care & Citizens Recognized for Efforts (HONOLULU) – When 7-year-old Malia Rillamas first spotted the bird, she pointed it out to her dad Jonathan.  The family, from Haleiwa, pulled off the country road on O‘ahu’s north shore on the afternoon of Jan. 15, 2017 to see if they could help.  A ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Injured pueo rescued by trio of citizens and DOCARE officer

HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) has issued a Notice of Violation and Order against Advanced Fresh Concepts Franchise Corp. (dba AFC Sushi @ Safeway #2747) for $6,000 for intentionally camouflaging the posted yellow or conditional pass placard and for food safety violations. AFC Sushi @ Safeway #2747 is located at 888 ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Department of Health cites AFC Sushi in Kapahulu for unlawful placard removal and food code violations

KONA — The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT), Goodfellow Bros., Inc. (GBI), and all the Project Team members, are pleased to announce construction for the Queen Kaʻahumanu Highway, Phase 2 project will resume Monday, January 30, 2017. The work beginning on January 30 will involve excavation of retaining walls near the National Park; traffic signal, ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: January 2017 update on Queen Kaahumanu Highway widening, Phase II

Honolulu, HI – The Department of Human Services encourages families to apply for its Preschool Open Doors (POD) program, which is currently open until Friday, March 31, 2017.  Applications received during this period will be considered for preschool participation during July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018.  This program, which currently serves more than 1,500 children statewide, provides child care subsidies to eligible low- and moderate-income families to pay preschool tuition. POD aims to provide children whose ...
Read More DHS NEWS RELEASE: Open application period underway for Preschool Open Doors Program