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Graphics/Renderings Courtesy of KMD Architects KANEOHE, Hawaii – Hawai‘i State Hospital in Kāne‘ohe broke ground for a new four-story, 144-bed, secure forensic psychiatric facility totaling 170,000 square feet. For years, ...
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ASSISTANCE DOG WEEK

Posted on Aug 8, 2018 in Proclamations

Assistance dogs transform the lives of their human partners who live with physical and/or mental disabilities by helping them with day-to-day tasks and activities. Assistance Dog Week, August 5-11, honors ...
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Samoan Flag Day

Posted on Aug 8, 2018 in Proclamations

Samoan Flag Day is celebrated in Samoan communities across the United States as a day of cultural exchange and preservation of Samoan traditions through song,dance,sports and education.

August 7, 2018   WHAT:          Groundbreaking ceremony for new Hawai‘i State Hospital patient building.                           Kahu Wendell Silva will preside over a traditional Hawaiian blessing and groundbreaking ceremony for ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — Media Advisory — Hawaii State Hospital in Kaneohe breaks ground for new 144-bed forensic patient facility

LĪHU‘E, KAUA‘I – After unprecedented rains caused destructive flooding and landslides this past April, the Hawai‘i Department of Health’s (DOH) Kaua‘i District Health Office conducted an island-wide community assessment for ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Kauai District Health Office releases preliminary report for public health emergency response following historic flooding event

Vaccination consent forms due August 16, 2018 HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) will hold flu vaccination clinics in 180 public schools statewide from Oct. 15 through Dec. ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: Stop Flu at School vaccination consent forms distributed in student orientation or “back to school” packets

Changes implemented to help drivers Beat the School Jam HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Highways Division is reminding the traveling public that more than 45,000 public, private, ...
Read More HDOT News Release: HDOT implements features to help drivers navigate traffic and improve infrastructure

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige announced the successful roll-out of the second phase of the state’s payroll modernization effort. This second phase included an additional 20,000 employees of the Legislature, ...
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Two Fires Burning in Separate West O’ahu Forest Reserves (Honolulu) – Thirty (30) DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) firefighters continue battling a 1,500 acre wildfire in the Wai‘anae ...
Read More DLNR News Release-DOFAW Firefighters, Helicopters & Engines Fighting Wildfires, 8-5-18

(Hilo) – The DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife announces the temporary closure of the public archery hunt in the youth and disabled area and makai section of the Pu‘u ...
Read More News release from DLNR – TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF PU‘U WA‘AWA‘A FOREST RESERVE HUNT