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KAHULUI – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Airports Division alerts travelers of limited parking spaces at Kahului Airport (OGG) due to construction of the new Consolidated Rent-A-Car (Conrac) facility and the public parking lot reconstruction. HDOT encourages travelers to arrive early to find parking, get dropped off at the airport, carpool, or schedule another ...
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  OAHU LANE CLOSURES FOR THE WEEKEND OF AUG. 3 – AUG. 5   PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting.   — H-1 FREEWAY —   1) HONOLULU (WEEKEND/NIGHT WORK) 24-hour shoulder closure on the H-1 Freeway in the westbound direction between the ...
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Film to air statewide in August and September HILO – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) announces the release of “Saving ʻŌhiʻa, Hawaii’s Sacred Tree,” a new half-hour documentary on Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death, the disease that is killing ʻōhiʻa lehua, Hawaii’s most widespread and important native tree. ...
Read More News release from DLNR – SAVING ʻŌHIʻA, HAWAII’S SACRED TREE,” A NEW HALF-HOUR DOCUMENTARY ON RAPID ʻŌHIʻA DEATH

Example of Unofficial Annual Business Report Solicitation HONOLULU — The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) Business Registration Division (BREG) warns local businesses and the public about unofficial solicitations being sent out by Workplace Compliance Services regarding annual business report filings. Workplace Compliance Services has been sending mailings labeled “2018 – Annual Report ...
Read More DCCA NEWS RELEASE: State Warns of Unofficial Annual Business Report Solicitations

Abandoning New Federal Standards Will Cost Americans Between $193 Billion and $236 Billion More on Gas and Add Carbon Emissions Equivalent of 400 Million More Cars HONOLULU – Hawaii Attorney General Russell Suzuki joined a coalition of 19 states and the District of Columbia, in releasing the following joint statement announcing an intention to challenge ...
Read More Attorney General News Release 2018-45 Hawaii Joins Statement of Intent to sue EPA Over Rollback of Clean Car Rule

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is pleased to announce the Airports Division’s bond rating was upgraded by S&P Global Ratings (S&P) to AA- from A+ in advance of its upcoming bond issuance. S&P recognized the strength of management as a key credit strength, noting that the Airports Division has: “Very strong management ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Hawaii Airports Division receives upgraded bond rating from S&P Global Ratings

New Department of Health rules effective August 10 HONOLULU – Beginning Aug. 10, 2018, the Hawai‘i Department of Health will require all Home Care Agencies to apply for licensure by the state. Many Hawai‘i seniors prefer to live in their own homes and age in place but may need some assistance with daily activities to ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: State licensure program guards against unqualified Home Care Agencies

HAWAII TO RECEIVE $1.9 MILLION TO HELP FARMERS WITH FOOD SAFETY REGULATIONS HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) has entered into a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help Hawaii food producers comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule. Under the agreement, the FDA ...
Read More HDOA News release on federal funding for food safety program

GASTROPARESIS AWARENESS MONTH

Posted on Aug 1, 2018 in Proclamations