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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) updates the public on the rehabilitation work on the H-1 Freeway from Waimalu to Halawa for the Shoulder Work and Portland Cement Concrete Pavement Rehabilitation project.   Construction has installed 654 of 1,279 precast panel pieces on the H-1 Freeway between Waimalu and Halawa as of June ...
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Only 500 Puaiohi remain; their long-term survival is dependent on managing invasive rats   (LIHUE, KAUAI) – A new study from Kauai’s Alakaʻi Wilderness Preserve has demonstrated how different types of management may enable the long-term survival of the Puaiohi, a critically endangered native thrush that is central to maintaining healthy native forests. With fewer ...
Read More STUDY SHOWS BEST MANAGEMENT OPTIONS TO ENHANCE NATIVE BIRD SURVIVAL IN KAUAI’S FORESTS

Weekend lane closures

Posted on Jun 28, 2018 in Latest News

    OAHU LANE CLOSURES FOR THE WEEKEND OF JUNE 29 – JULY 1   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 H-1 Freeway in the eastbound direction at the ...
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June 28, 2018 DR-4365-HI NR 003 HIEMA News Desk: 808-733-4300 X 522 FEMA News Desk: 808-851-7944 SBA PIO: 916-764-9918 HONOLULU – Disaster Recovery Centers (DRC), jointly operated by the state of Hawai‘i and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), will open in Kaua‘i and Honolulu Counties. The center will offer residents affected by the April ...
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HONOLULU – Former Honolulu Police Department Officer Travis Copeland (“Copeland”) was arraigned in Circuit Court today and pled guilty to two counts of Insurance Fraud in front of State Circuit Judge Colette Garibaldi. During the period of October 23, 2017 to and including March 16, 2018, Copeland attempted to obtain insurance benefits from United Services ...
Read More FORMER HPD OFFICER PLEADS GUILTY TO INSURANCE FRAUD

(Honolulu) – The central Public Land Trust Information System (PLTIS) available only to State and County agencies since January 2015 becomes accessible to anyone tomorrow, June 29, 2018. The online site is found at https://pltis.hawaii.gov As part of the Ige Administration’s commitment to effective, efficient, and open government, the PLTIS is the State of Hawai‘i’s ...
Read More WEB-BASED LAND INVENTORY SYSTEM AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC ON JUNE 29

(Honolulu) – Access to the Honolua Bay Marine Life Conservation District on Maui is closed due to a continued presence of sharks in the bay. DLNR and Maui Ocean Safety have confirmed shark sightings since Tuesday afternoon, June 26. The sharks have apparently been attracted to a large number of dead akule (mackerel scad), or ...
Read More MAUI’S HONOLUA BAY CLOSED DUE TO SHARK PRESENCE

PAHOA, HI – Sulfur dioxide emissions from Kilauea volcano’s summit have dropped to half the levels before the eruption activities began on May 3, according to a June 27 U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Hawaiian Volcano Observatory report. However, volcanic gas emissions remain high from Fissure 8 and elsewhere along the East Rift Zone. These emissions ...
Read More SO2 emissions declining; DOH investing more than M to expand air quality monitoring on Hawaii Island

HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) released a report today, “Population and Economic Projections for the State of Hawaii to 2045.” The report shows that Hawaii’s economy, measured by real gross domestic product (GDP), will grow at 1.7 percent per year between 2016 and 2045; civilian jobs will grow at ...
Read More DBEDT RELEASES POPULATION AND ECONOMIC PROJECTIONS TO 2045

(Hilo) – Two more people have been cited by officers from the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) for being in an East Rift Zone Eruption closed area. Wednesday morning at approximately 10:00 am at Pohoiki two individuals were cited for loitering in a disaster area. Hawaii County Fire Department initially spotted the ...
Read More TWO CITED FOR LOITERING IN DISASTER AREA; 82 PEOPLE CITED SINCE BEGINNING OF EAST RIFT ZONE ERUPTION

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