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  State to Host Consumer Education Fair Annual Event Brings Together Dozens of Organizations for National Consumer Protection Week HONOLULU – The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) will commemorate National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) March 4 – 10 by hosting a free Consumer Education Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March ...
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Statement by George D. Szigeti, President and CEO, Hawaii Tourism Authority RE: Hawaii’s Visitor Statistics Results for January 2018 HONOLULU – George D. Szigeti, president and CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), issued the following statement regarding Hawaii’s visitor statistics results for January 2018. “We are fortunate that Hawaii’s tourism industry began 2018 with ...
Read More Visitor Spending Generated .69 Billion in January 2018, the Highest Monthly Total in Hawaii’s History

HILO —   The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) announces the opening of the 2018 spring bearded turkey hunting season on Thursday, March 1, 2018. The spring season will run for 46 consecutive days through Sunday, April 15, 2018. The spring season will be for bearded turkeys only, in locations identified below. The season ...
Read More News release from DLNR – ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE OPENING OF BIG ISLAND 2018 SPRING BEARDED TURKEY SEASON

HILO —   The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) announces the opening of archery hunting in Pu‘uanahulu Game Management Area (GMA) beginning Saturday, March 3, 2018, and continuing on weekends and state holidays through Sunday, June 24, 2018.  Annual closure of the archery season in this GMA will be from July through February.  Season ...
Read More News release from DLNR – ARCHERY HUNTING IN THE PU‘UANAHULU GAME MANAGEMENT AREA TO OPEN MARCH 3 – JUNE 24, 2018

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige is urging the House Committee on Health and Human Services and the House Judiciary Committee to approve HB 2739, otherwise known as the Death with Dignity Bill. “It’s time for this bill to become law. Mentally competent, terminally ill people who are in pain and who are suffering should be ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Release — Governor Ige supports Death with Dignity bill, urges House lawmakers to pass it

  What: Monthly Siren Test for March 2018 Who: Hawaii Emergency Management Agency When: March 1, 2018 SIREN AND EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM TEST 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, ...
Read More Siren and Emergency Alert System Test March 1, 2018

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Tourism Authority and its Global Marketing Team will present a briefing of its tourism marketing programs for 2018 at the Spring Marketing Update on Wednesday, March 7, at the Hawaii Convention Center. The event features a lineup of informative presentations, networking lunch and Hawaiian culture sessions. Leslie Dance, HTA vice president ...
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March Capitol Connection newsletter

Posted on Feb 26, 2018 in Main

Whether it’s affordable housing or transportation improvements, the Ige administration has its eyes on the future even as it’s dealing with the issues of today. This issue of Capitol Connection describes some of the progress we’re making in tackling big issues such as affordable housing and protecting our islands and what Hawai‘i’s people can look ...
Read More From the governor: Working together on tough, vital issues

What did we learn from the false missile alert and how can we be better prepared for the future? The answers are the focus of a report ordered by Governor Ige that provides an action plan to improve the state’s disaster preparedness through the Hawai‘i Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA). The report was prepared by Brig. ...
Read More ‘All Hazards’ report recommends major changes

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