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RH92 Frequented Lihi Canal in Kapa‘a (Lihue, Kaua‘i) – A 10-month-old female Hawaiian monk seal was moved today from the Lihi canal at Kapa‘a to a beach on Kaua‘i’s west side.  RH92 had been frequenting the canal in recent weeks, likely attracted by discarded fish scraps. A team from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s, ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Young Hawaiian monk seal moved away from canal for her safety

HONOLULU – Attorney General Doug Chin announced that in a March 30th letter to the United States House and Senate Appropriations Committees, he joined attorneys general from twelve states and the District of Columbia expressing their opposition to all legislative or budgetary measures that would reduce funding for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the ...
Read More ATG NEWS RELEASE: Attorney General Doug Chin joins coalition urging congress not to cut funding for the Environmental Protection Agency

Setting aside 3.283 acres to the County of Kaua‘i at Kapaa, Kawaihau (Puna), Kaua‘i, Hawai‘i, and identified as “Kapaa Armory Site”. TMK: (4) 4-5-015:005

Cancelling EO No. 1715, dated 12/15/1955 to the Department of Defense for Kapaa Armory Site. TMK: (4) 4-5-015:005

Hawai‘i ranked No. 1 in the nation for health care, said a U.S. News and World Report analysis — thanks in part to what the magazine called “a four-decade jump on health care reform.” The analysis said the state’s Prepaid Health Care Act of 1974 “provided strong evidence that increasing access to health care coverage ...
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Remarks of Governor David Ige as prepared March 26, 2017 – Key Note Speech “Because of You – Okagesama De” at Sheraton Waikiki Hotel   Aloha.  It is an honor to be here today surrounded by such a legendary group of heroes, truly the greatest generation, and your family and friends. As Governor of the ...
Read More 442nd Veteran’s Club 74th Anniversary Banquet

Medical Biller’s Day

Posted on Mar 30, 2017 in Proclamations

State Gained $27.1 Million in Taxes in 2016 HONOLULU — The state received $27.1 million in taxes generated by 150 companies that responded to the 2016 High Technology Development Corporation (HTDC) Client Annual Economic Survey. Hawaii’s economy also benefited from an estimated total economic impact of $619.6 million, based on a multiplier that includes direct ...
Read More DBEDT NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii incubator, manufacturing companies contributed 0 million to Hawaii’s economy, HTDC annual survey finds

HONOLULU – Attorney General Doug Chin issued the following statement today in response to the ruling by federal judge Derrick K. Watson granting the state’s motion to convert the temporary restraining order enjoining the President’s travel ban to a preliminary injunction: “This is an important affirmation of the values of religious freedom enshrined in our ...
Read More ATG NEWS RELEASE: Travel ban case update: Court grants conversion of temporary restraining order to preliminary injunction

A Kaua‘i solar farm project that uses Tesla batteries to store enough power to serve 4,500 homes during peak night hours is helping the state reach its goal of having 100 percent of its electricity come from renewable energy sources by 2045. The Kauai Island Utility Cooperative project, working with SolarCity and Tesla Energy, is believed ...
Read More Harnessing the sun: KIUC project called first in nation

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