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RELATING TO FIREARMS Requires written notice to certain law enforcement agencies, the court that issued a protective or restraining order on an applicant, and the applicant’s probation or parole officer, as applicable, upon the denial of a permit because of federal or state law. ACT 063, HB459 HD1 SD1 CD1

Measure targets illegal wildlife trade in Hawai‘i HONOLULU —  As the “endangered species capital of the world,” Hawai‘i knows first-hand the devastating impacts of losing significant and iconic native species. And now state has taken a historic step in helping to prevent the further loss of critically endangered species within its own borders and abroad. ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Nation’s broadest wildlife trafficking ban takes effect

The annual Independence Day “flotilla” off Waikiki has been largely safe and incident-free as of mid-afternoon today.  One woman was brought to shore unconscious and 7-8 other people have been assisted to shore. 14 officers from the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE), utilizing a boat and seven jet skis, are joined by ...
Read More DLNR NEWS UPDATE: Waikiki Flotilla kept safe by presence of law enforcement and ocean safety personnel, July 4, 2017

Governor Ige’s Statement on the request for voter roll data from the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity “The State of Hawai‘i has received no request for voter roll data from the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity. Taking a look at what other states have received, I’m skeptical. At this point, we have no ...
Read More Governor Ige’s Statement on the request for voter roll data from the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity

Hawai`i STEM Conference

Posted on Jul 3, 2017 in Main

Remarks of Governor David Ige May 1, 2017 at the Hawai`i Convention Center   Aloha! Thank you, Leslie and Jamie, for inviting me to be a part of this evening’s activities. Thank you, Lynn, for such a fascinating presentation. I should know better.  Last time I was here, I followed the drone guy and the guy ...
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WHAT: Bill signing ceremonies for the following: SB 505 – Opioid Therapy/Treatment: Requires prescribing health care providers to adopt and maintain policies for informed consent to opioid therapy in circumstances that carry elevated risk of dependency. SB 513 – Contraceptive Supplies: Requires pharmacists to prescribe and dispense self-administered hormonal contraceptive supplies to patients regardless of a previous prescription. ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE MEDIA ADVISORY: Bill Signing Ceremonies