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HONOLULU – Beginning Oct. 1, 2018, homebuilders and residential developers in the urban corridor from Kalihi to Ala Moana will be subject to a school impact fee when applying for building permits for new residential construction. Approved last summer by the Hawaii State Board of Education, the Kalihi-to-Ala Moana School Impact Fee District is defined ...
Read More HIDOE Release: Kalihi-to-Ala Moana School Impact Fees to begin Oct. 1

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Airports Division advises Oahu motorists that the onramp from Aolele Street to the second level of the Inter Island Terminal will be closed on Tuesday morning, Aug. 28, 2018, and Friday morning, Sept. 14, 2018, from 1:30 a.m. to 4:30 a.m., to remove and restore the overhead ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Onramp to the Inter Island Terminal, second level will be closed for sign replacement work at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) announces that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will award $616.9 million in airport infrastructure grants for Airport Improvement Program (AIP) funding, nationwide. Hawaii airports are to receive $24.1 million in awards for improvement projects at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Federal Aviation Administration awards .1 million in infrastructure grants to Hawaii airports

View the release online here.  HONOLULU – Most Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) schools began formally transitioning this week to a SchoolMessenger text-messaging system that will allow schools to mass message parents via text message, email and phone calls with important school updates. As part of this transition, SchoolMessenger sent an automated text message ...
Read More HIDOE Release: SchoolMessenger invites parents to opt in to text message alerts

HAWAII’S NATIONAL HUNTING AND FISHING DAY RECOGNIZES CONTRIBUTIONS OF SPORTSMEN AND WOMEN Two Events Planned in September (HONOLULU) – The contributions of hunters and fishers to conservation will again be recognized nationally and in Hawai‘i during National Hunting and Fishing Day events. This will be Hawai‘i’s 28th year of recognizing the event and for the ...
Read More DLNR News Release-National Hunting and Fishing Day Marked with Two Separate Events, August 28, 2018

August 28, 2018 WHAT: News Conference O‘ahu Community Correctional Center RELOCATION Acceptance of final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) WHEN: Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. WHO: Governor David Ige Rod Becker, comptroller, Department of Accounting and General Services (DAGS) Nolan Espinda, director, Department of Public Safety WHERE: Hawai‘i State Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial ...
Read More AMENDED TIME — MEDIA ADVISORY — News Conference — OCCC Location – Acceptance of final EIS

HONOLULU – At the direction of the President of the United States, Gov. David Ige has ordered that the United States flag and the Hawai‘i state flag will be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol and upon all state offices and agencies as well as the Hawai‘i National Guard in the State of Hawai‘i, ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — Flag Order — Flag to fly at half-staff in honor of Arizona Sen. John McCain

MEDIA ADVISORY August 27, 2018 WHAT: Welcome home ceremony for Hawai‘i’s Little League World Series champions In addition, the Hawai‘i Department of Transportation’s Harbors Division has illuminated Aloha Tower in the team colors of blue and gold through Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018. WHEN: Monday, August 27, 2018 at approximately 1:10 p.m. (this is dependent on ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — Media Advisory — Governor Ige, Mayor Caldwell to welcome home Hawaii’s Little League World Series champions

View the release online here. Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) public schools and offices statewide will resume normal operations tomorrow, Aug. 27, with the exception of four schools in Lahaina that will be closed for students. The Department continues to work with county, state and federal emergency management agencies to assess campuses and offices ...
Read More HIDOE Release: Public schools and HIDOE offices statewide to resume normal operations tomorrow

Honolulu – Gov. David Y. Ige attended a deployment ceremony today for soldiers from Alpha and Bravo Troops, 1st Squadron, 299th Cavalry Regiment, and elements of the 29th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, both from the Hawaiʻi Army National Guard. In his remarks to the soldiers, Gov. Ige said, “As a father and husband, it is ...
Read More Governor’s Office – News Release with photos – Gov. Ige attends deployment ceremony for Hawaiʻi Army National Guard units