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PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting. — KAUMUALII HIGHWAY — 1) OMAO (WEEKEND/NIGHT WORK) 24-hour lane shifts on Kaumualii Highway (Route 50) in both directions between Maluhia Road and Kahili Road on Friday, Dec. 1, through Friday, Dec. 8, for bridge work. ###

PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting. — H-1 FREEWAY — 1) EWA (WEEKEND WORK) Right lane closure on the Ewa offramp (Exit 5A) from the H-1 Freeway in the westbound direction on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m., for electrical ...
Read More HDOT News Release: OAHU LANE CLOSURES FOR THE WEEKEND OF DEC. 1 – DEC. 3

“I grew up watching Jim Nabors on TV and am saddened by the passing of this American entertainment icon. We were fortunate that he chose to make his home in Hawaii where he contributed to our community in many ways. Dawn and I extend our condolences to Stan.” ###

HONOLULU – Attorney General Doug Chin has joined a friend-of-the-court brief, filed by District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine and signed by attorneys general from 9 other states, in a California challenge to the Trump Administration’s efforts to cut off federal public safety grants to so-called “sanctuary” jurisdictions. The brief was filed last ...
Read More AG News Release: DOJ THREATS TO CUT FUNDS TO SANCTUARY JURISDICTIONS ARE ILLEGAL, HAWAII ARGUES

HONOLULU – On November 29, 2017, over 80 individuals representing agencies, organizations and neighborhoods throughout Oahu attended a second Town Hall meeting at the Aloha Stadium Hospitality Room. The meeting provided a forum for offering public comments and input concerning the recently released Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Oahu Community Correctional Center ...
Read More PSD NEWS RELEASE: TOWN HALL MEETING HELD ON DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT FOR PROPOSED OAHU COMMUNITY CORRECTIONAL CENTER

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige and First Lady Dawn Amano-Ige will host two holiday events for the public at newly restored Washington Place, featuring tours of the historic home and Christmas and Hawaiian music. The first is the Washington Place Foundation Annual Christmas Open House on Friday, Dec. 15 from 5 to 8 p.m. Visitors ...
Read More Governor’s Office — Governor, First Lady to host Washington Place Christmas events

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) will implement a three-month pilot program allowing Lyft and Uber to pick up passengers at two designated locations at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) beginning Friday, December 1, 2017. “The program provides an additional transportation option for airport passengers,” said Hawaii Department of Transportation Director ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Uber and Lyft pilot program to begin at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport Dec. 1, 2017

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists that the H-1 Freeway will be closed in the eastbound direction between the Vineyard Boulevard offramp (Exit 20B) and the Ward Avenue overpass on Sunday night, Dec. 3, 2017 through Monday morning, Dec. 4, 2017 from 10 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. for underpass lighting ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Eastbound H-1 Freeway closure for lighting replacement work scheduled for Sunday night, Dec. 3

Until you assume the office, no one can really know what it means to be Hawai‘i’s governor: the daily decisions that affect thousands of people, the responsibility to help chart the state’s future, and the flood of community invitations that come your way. This issue of Capitol Connection provides a snapshot of some of the ...
Read More From the governor: Challenges, progress, the year ahead

An immediate investigation into the escape of Hawai‘i State Hospital patient Randall Saito, 59, is underway, as ordered by Governor Ige. So far, seven hospital employees have been suspended without pay for 30 days as the Department of Health (DOH) sets out to uncover how the killer was able to leave the grounds after 38 ...
Read More Governor orders full investigation into patient escape

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