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  DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH   DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR   VIRGINIA PRESSLER, M.D. DIRECTOR                                     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 31, 2018                                                                                                        18-012     Hawaii Department of Health urges everyone to “Check Your Pressure” during American Heart Month   HONOLULU – As part of this year’s American Heart Month in February, the Hawaii Department ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii Department of Health urges everyone to “Check Your Pressure” during American Heart Month

EDITORS NOTE: We just received permission to include fisher photos, see link below:     DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES   DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR   SUZANNE D. CASE CHAIRPERSON   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 31, 2018   LARGE MARINE DEBRIS FIELD BEING TRACKED BY FEDERAL & STATE AUTHORITIES “Net Mass First Reported by ...
Read More DLNR News Release-Federal and State Agencies Tracking Large Marine Debris Field Between Oahu and Molokai, Jan. 31, 2018

HONOLULU — The State’s monthly test of the Statewide Outdoor Warning Siren System, coordinated with the test of the Live Audio Broadcast segment of the Emergency Alert System, is scheduled for Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 11:45 a.m.   The warning sirens are used to alert the public to emergencies. During this monthly test, all ...
Read More MEDIA ADVISORY: Siren and Emergency Alert System Test February 1, 2018

  Statement by George D. Szigeti, President and CEO, Hawaii Tourism Authority   RE: Hawaii’s Visitor Statistics Results for 2017   HONOLULU – George D. Szigeti, president and CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), issued the following statement commenting on Hawaii’s visitor statistics results for 2017.   “What tourism generated for Hawaii in 2017, ...
Read More Hawaii Tourism Industry Set New Record Totals in 2017

The state of our State is strong. We are a resilient people and the future is bright. As I stand before you today, I am struck by the beautiful and often challenging complexity that makes Hawai‘i our home. We really are the most beautiful place on Earth. We are of many cultures and faiths, and ...
Read More Building a Hawai’i for Our children

It is one thing to say our children matter; it is quite another to do something about it. We have invested more widely in classrooms than in previous years. We promised to cool 1,000 of Hawai‘i’s hottest classrooms where soaring temperatures have hindered learning for years. I’m proud to report that, with the Legislature’s support, ...
Read More We have put our values and beliefs into action

For those who want to live in Hawai‘i, probably no issue is more challenging than finding a decent, affordable place to live. And probably no issue challenges us as a society more than the daily sight of those who are now living on our streets and in our parks. We have dedicated more money to ...
Read More When we say ‘ohana, we truly mean nobody gets left behind

Dreaming big with homegrown talent

Posted on Jan 31, 2018 in Featured, Main

Hawai‘i has so much potential in this new globally connected world. We are already viewed as the ideal testing ground for innovative, globally significant technologies such as telemedicine, smart cities, driverless vehicles and aquaculture. . . Hawai‘i is home to many talented individuals breaking new ground every day. The Big Island’s Tina Fitch turned her ...
Read More Dreaming big with homegrown talent

Even though tourism is up and unemployment is low, many of our residents are living paycheck to paycheck, one health emergency or car repair away from a crisis. Some people may have two or three jobs to make ends meet. The challenge is not just creating jobs, it’s about creating QUALITY jobs and the training ...
Read More Jobs that pay well and commutes that work

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