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HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) and the Study Hawaii Educational Consortium, an organization of 28 public and private schools, colleges and universities dedicated to increasing the enrollment of international students in Hawaii, announces a press and media tour of six journalists from Asia, Europe and South America.   Journalists from ...
Read More DBEDT NEWS RELEASE: DBEDT and Study Hawaii announces media and press tour on international education

HONOLULU – Due to security protocols, the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is not provided advance information regarding the President’s specific travel plans, times and routes. We will release any sharable information with the public as soon as possible. During previous presidential visits, the Secret Service has directed intermittent closures in both directions of the ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: HDOT statement on President Trump’s motorcade movements

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today announced three appointments to the First Circuit Court (Island of Oʻahu) as follows:   Rowena A. Somerville – 50, Attorney, Hearings Officer, Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, is appointed to the First Circuit Court (Island of Oʻahu), to fill the vacancy left when former Circuit Judge Derrick H. ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Governor Ige appoints three First Circuit Court (Island of O‘ahu) judges

Link to photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/govhawaii/sets/72157662158916278/   HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige, cabinet members, state employees and representatives from the royal societies celebrated today the re-dedication of the Princess Victoria Kamāmalu Building on the 179th anniversary of the princess’ birth. “I made it a priority to move our public servants back into this state-owned facility to improve ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Governor Ige celebrates re-dedication of the Princess Victoria Kamāmalu Building

Under chapter 89C of the HRS, the Governor is granted the authority to make adjustments to the wages, hours, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment for elected and appointed officials, and employees in the executive branch who are excluded from collective bargaining coverage;

HONOLULU – The Department of the Attorney General in partnership with the Department of Public Safety Narcotics Enforcement Division has scheduled another prescription drug take back at the Leeward Discovery Fair/Celebrate Safe Communities Day on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Leeward Community College, Parking Lot, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. This service is free and ...
Read More ATG NEWS RELEASE: Another prescription drug take back at Leeward Community College

HONOLULU – The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Insurance Division released final decisions for 2018 Affordable Care Act (ACA) individual plan health insurance rates.  These rates are expected to affect approximately 34,000 individuals currently purchasing ACA individual plans. 2018 ACA Individual Health Rate Filings   Company Proposed Average Rate Change Final Approved Average Rate ...
Read More DCCA NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii 2018 Affordable Care Act individual rates

HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health’s (DOH) annual Stop Flu at School program begins today, and will continue in more than 167 public schools statewide through Dec. 21, 2017. The voluntary program administers free flu shots to Hawaii students in kindergarten through eighth grade who are enrolled at participating schools. Approximately 35,000 students are ...
Read More HDOH NEWS RELEASE: Annual Stop Flu at School vaccination clinics start today

New datasets include pavement conditions, traffic counts for state roads, and locations of fatal crashes between 2012-2016 HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Highways Division recently added useful datasets, including pavement conditions and average annual daily traffic volume for state roads, and the locations of fatal traffic crashes from 2012 to 2016, to ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: New state highway data now available on HDOT website