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HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health Underground Storage Tank (UST) Section has issued a Notice of Violation against Aloha Petroleum, Ltd., the registered owner and operator of four 10,000-gallon underground storage tanks at its fuel service station located at 3203 Monsarrat Avenue in Honolulu, Hawaii. Aloha Petroleum has been cited for failing to ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii Department of Health fines Aloha Petroleum, LTD., 0,000 for fuel tank violations

WHAT: Governor’s Facebook LIVE discussion on emergency preparedness and management, including the North Korea threat WHO: Governor David Ige with Vern Miyagi, administrator, Hawai‘i Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA) WHEN: Monday, July 24, 2017 at 1 p.m. WHERE: facebook.com/GovernorDavidIge ### Media Contacts: Jodi Leong Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary Office of the Governor Office: 808-586-0043 Mobile: 808-798-3929 [email protected]   Cindy McMillan Communications ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE MEDIA ADVISORY: Facebook LIVE discussion on emergency preparedness and management, including North Korea threat

HONOLULU – Governor David Y. Ige, the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT), and federal, state and community partners kicked off the state’s 8th annual Pedestrian Safety Month today at the State Capitol with an official proclamation ceremony. Held each August, Pedestrian Safety Month works to increase awareness of pedestrian safety to make Hawaii a safer ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii Department of Transportation launches 8th Annual Pedestrian Safety Month with new Girl Scouts partnership and Drive Wise Hawaii brochure

HONOLULU – 52-year old Maui resident Mark Simonds was charged today with multiple violations of the Maui County Code’s leash laws and one count of failing to properly register one of his dogs. According to the complaint, Simonds failed to keep his two dogs under restraint, as required by law. The violations occurred at various ...
Read More ATG NEWS RELEASE: Alleged leash law violator charged

(Hono O Na Pali Natural Area Reserve, Kaua‘i) – This Natural Area Reserve (NAR) is prime breeding and nesting area for the critically endangered Hawaiian Petrel and Newell’s Shearwater. A recent analysis of long-term radar studies on Kaua‘i revealed massive declines in populations of endangered seabirds here.  The study showed that between 1993 and 2013, ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Extensive trapping of rats and wild cats improves survival chances of endangered seabirds

HONOLULU – Oahu Community Correctional Center (OCCC) work furlough inmate John Abraham left Module 20 this morning to go to work.  He was supposed to return by 9:30 p.m. Sheriffs and Honolulu Police were notified. Abraham is 46-years old. He is 5’9″ tall and weighs 185 lbs. He is balding on top with brown hair ...
Read More PSD NEWS RELEASE: OCCC work furlough inmate fails to return to facility

HONOLULU —   The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR) will hold public hearings statewide starting next week on proposed amendments to state boating rules. These amendments to Hawaii Administrative Rules (HAR) are being proposed to allow DLNR to better manage and facilitate boating and ocean recreation-related activities ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Statewide hearing to start on boating rule changes

(Through June 2017) HONOLULU – The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) and the state Boards and Commissions released a summary of disciplinary actions through the month of June 2017 taken on individuals and entities with professional and vocational licenses in Hawaii.  These disciplinary actions include dispositions based upon either the results of ...
Read More DCCA NEWS RELEASE: DCCA disciplinary actions

HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) has confirmed 18 new cases of residents with the mumps, raising the total number of statewide cases this year to 172. Nine of the new cases of individuals are adults. Twelve of the cases are from Oahu, four are from Kauai and two are from Hawaii ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii Department of Health update on mumps: Outbreak continues with 18 additional cases, including two on Hawaii Island and four on Kauai

HONOLULU – Attorney General Doug Chin announced today that Donald J. Iseke has been charged with forgery in the second degree. According to the felony information, Iseke altered a medical certificate order form, dated June 30, 2016. Iseke has ten prior convictions, including nine misdemeanors and one petty misdemeanor. Forgery in the second degree (HRS ...
Read More ATG NEWS RELEASE: Donald Iseke charged with forgery