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KAILUA-KONA – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Airports Division notifies the public there will be fire training exercises at the Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole (KOA) for the Hawaii District Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF) units beginning Monday, Feb. 3 through Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. There will be two training fires daily ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is seeking applications to plan, develop, implement, and evaluate eligible Safe Routes to School (SRTS) non-infrastructure projects. A call for applications is available at the following link: https://hands.ehawaii.gov/hands/opportunities/opportunity-details/18855 SRTS is an international effort to increase safety and promote walking and bicycling to/from school. The federally funded SRTS ...
Read More DOT NEWS RELEASE: Safe Routes to School call for applications

View the release online here. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is seeking sponsor organizations on all islands to help provide free meals for children in low-income communities during the summer. The SFSP provides nutritious meals that help children to learn, play, and grow during the summer break when many schools are not ...
Read More HIDOE News Release: Sponsors sought for Summer Food Service Program to provide meals for children during summer break

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies Oahu motorists that the H-1 Freeway will be closed in the westbound direction between the Makakilo/Kapolei/Kalaeloa offramp (Exit 2) and the Kalaeloa Boulevard overpass on Sunday night, Feb. 2, through Friday morning, Feb. 7, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., for the Kapolei Interchange, Phase 2 ...
Read More DOT NEWS RELEASE: NIGHTLY CLOSURES SCHEDULED ON THE H-1 FREEWAY AT THE KAPOLEI INTERCHANGE FOR THE WEEK STARTING ON FEB. 2

HONOLULU — The monthly test of the all-hazard Statewide Outdoor Warning Siren System, coordinated with the test of the Live Audio Broadcast segment of the Emergency Alert System, is scheduled for Monday, February 3, 2020 at 11:45 a.m. During this monthly test, all Statewide Outdoor Warning Sirens will sound a one-minute Attention Alert Signal (Steady ...
Read More HIEMA NEWS RELEASE: NEWS RELEASE: Monthly siren and Emergency Alert System Test – FEBRUARY 3, 2020

HONOLULU — The monthly test of the all-hazard Statewide Outdoor Warning Siren System, coordinated with the test of the Live Audio Broadcast segment of the Emergency Alert System, is scheduled for Monday, February 3, 2020 at 11:45 a.m. During this monthly test, all Statewide Outdoor Warning Sirens will sound a one-minute Attention Alert Signal (Steady ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: Monthly siren and Emergency Alert System Test – FEBRUARY 3, 2020

Caught up in Monofilament Fishing Line (Waialua, O‘ahu) – The moment a 250-pound Green Sea Turtle hit the shoreline, it was a beeline back to the ocean.  The turtle, marked as 1036, was released on a beach here yesterday, after having its right front flipper amputated almost three weeks ago. The injury was reported to ...
Read More DLNR News Release-Minus One Flipper Turtle 1036 Returns Home, Jan. 31, 2020

HONOLULU – Hawaii Attorney General Clare E. Connors joined a group of 20 Attorneys General and New York City in a lawsuit to stop the Trump administration from eliminating food assistance for nearly 700,000 Americans. The lawsuit, filed in D.C., challenges a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) rule that would limit states’ ability to ...
Read More ATTORNEY GENERAL NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Multistate Lawsuit to Stop Elimination of Food Assistance for Nearly 700,000 Struggling Americans

HONOLULU – Attorney General Clare E. Connors today joined a bipartisan coalition of 23 attorneys general led by Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul today announced an amicus brief supporting the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) ability to seek restitution for consumers when enforcing consumer protections under the Federal Trade Commission Act. The coalition filed the brief ...
Read More ATTORNEY GENERAL NEWS RELEASE: Attorney General Joins Supreme Court Brief Supporting FTC Authority to Obtain Consumer Restitution

“Today, at the start of a new decade, we have it within our power to change the lives of our working families . . . to change the trajectory of Hawaiʻi’s future.”                  On January 1, we welcomed the dawn of not only a new year, but a new decade. For those ...
Read More A historic collaboration for Hawai’i: Excerpts of the governor’s 2020 State of the State Address

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