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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has received a list of nominees from the Judicial Selection Commission for the vacancies created by the retirement of former Circuit Court of the Third Circuit (Island of Hawaiʻi) Judges Glenn S. Hara and Ronald Ibarra. The commission submitted the list of nominees to the governor on July 31, 2017 ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Governor to consider nominees to fill the vacancies in Third Circuit Court left by the retirement of Judges Hara and Ibarra

HONOLULU — Gov. David Y. Ige today announced that Hawai‘i has joined a multi-state cybersecurity compact signed by 38 governors to enhance state cybersecurity and develop the cyber workforce. The “Compact to Improve State Cybersecurity” is part of the National Governors Association’s “Meet the Threat: States Confront the Cyber Challenge” initiative. The compact makes recommendations ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii Joins Multi-State Pledge to Strengthen Cyber Defense, Workforce

HONOLULU – Steep Hill Hawaii, a private independent laboratory on Oahu, can now begin testing medical cannabis from Hawaii’s licensed medical cannabis dispensaries and registered patients and caregivers. The Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) granted Steep Hill a provisional certification today after the laboratory successfully passed its final onsite inspection and met requirements that demonstrate ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii Department of Health certifies Steep Hill Hawaii to begin testing medical cannabis

Gastroschisis Awareness Day

Posted on Jul 30, 2017 in Proclamations

(Honolulu) – Today State Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) Chair Suzanne Case set Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017 to hear oral arguments in the Contested Case Hearing for the Thirty Meter Telescope at the Mauna Kea Science Reserve on Hawai‘i Island. Two days ago, the Contested Case Hearing Officer presented her recommendations which serve ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Land Board sets oral arguments for TMT contested case

Intended to Provide Recovery and Protection of Native Birds, Bats & Plants (Honolulu) – Approving a 50-year-long Safe Harbor Agreement today, the State Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) agreed to Kamehameha Schools plan to promote the recovery of endangered and threatened species on nearly 33,000 acres of forest and shrubland at Keauhou and ...
Read More DLNR – KAMEHAMEHA SCHOOLS JOINT NEWS RELEASE: Land Board approves ‘Safe Harbor Agreement’ for Keauhou, Kīlauea, Ka`u areas on Hawai`i Island

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Supreme Court yesterday denied a motion for reconsideration in Kawashima v. State of Hawaii. Last month the Supreme Court ruled in Kawashima that certain substitute teachers and part-time teachers who had worked for the State of Hawaii at relevant times between 2000 and 2012 were not entitled to back wages or ...
Read More ATG NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii Supreme Court refuses to reconsider decision in substitute and part-time teachers case

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists of nightly closures on the H-1 Freeway for overhead sign work at the Kaahumanu Street Overpass, Waiawa Road Overpass, and H-1/H-2 Split over the next month. Closures will occur Monday nights through Friday mornings from 9 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. If necessary, a fourth ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: Westbound H-1 freeway closures scheduled for overhead sign work from Aiea to Pearl City

HONOLULU – Attorney General Doug Chin and Stephen Levins, Executive Director of the Office of Consumer Protection, joined a coalition of 20 states urging U.S. Senate leaders not to repeal the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) arbitration rule, which stops companies from forcing consumers to sign away their legal rights. The U.S. House of Representatives ...
Read More ATG NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii joins 20 state coalition urging congress to protect legal rights of victimized consumers

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists of nightly closures on the Pali Highway, for LED lighting installations in the Pali Tunnels. Lane closures are as follows: Honolulu-bound direction Pali Highway will be closed in the Honolulu-bound direction between Kamehameha Highway and Waokanaka Street on Sunday night, July 30, 2017, through ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: Pali Highway closed nightly, one direction at a time for LED lighting installations

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