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(Honolulu) – A new law passed during the 2019 legislative session requires that all applicable vessels have insurance with a minimum of $100,000 in coverage that will cover the removal and salvage of a grounded vessel. This law applies to all vessels 26-feet in length and greater that are required to be registered in the ...
Read More DLNR News Release-All Vessels Greater Than 26-Feet In Length Required To Have Insurance, January 28, 2020

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today issued a 12th supplementary emergency proclamation, extending the emergency relief period for the 2018 Kaua‘i floods. The proclamation extends authority to spend state funds as appropriated to protect the health, safety and welfare of Kaua‘i residents and visitors. The proclamation supports the state’s efforts to provide quick and efficient ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — Governor Ige extends emergency proclamation for Kauai floods

(Honolulu) – A 22-year veteran of the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) was recognized today as “Hawai‘i Wildlife Officer of the Year” by Shikar-Safari Club International Foundation. The club and its foundation support educational projects nationwide and in Canada related to wildlife management, hunting and shooting sports. During a presentation before the ...
Read More DLNR News Release-International Conservation Organization Recognizes Maui DOCARE Officer, Jan. 24, 2020

KAHULUI – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises the traveling public of temporary construction on Old Haleakala Highway/Kala Road at Kahului Airport (OGG) starting Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. The lane closure will be in effect for paving and improvement work on Old Haleakala Highway/Kala Road between the Heliport intersection and the Airport Access Road ...
Read More DOT NEWS RELEASE: TRAVELING PUBLIC ALERTED TO ROADWORK AT OGG

HONOLULU – The Department of Public Safety (PSD) today welcomed a new class of adult correctional officers at a graduation ceremony held at the Neal Blaisdell Center in Honolulu. Fifteen (15) recruits graduated from Basic Corrections Recruit Class (BCRC) 19-02 training and will begin their careers as correctional officers in facilities across the state. BCRC is a 9-week training ...
Read More PSD NEWS RELEASE: PSD NEWS RELEASE – 2020 graduation ceremony held for new class of adult correctional officers.

(Līhuʻe) – Nearly 40 years ago an intergovernmental treaty was signed that provided the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources. World Wetlands Day marks the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on February 2, 1971 in the Iranian city of ...
Read More DLNR News Release-Celebrating World Wetlands Day, January 24, 2020

HONOLULU – Hawaii Attorney General Clare E. Connors today joined a coalition of 24 attorneys general fighting to ensure that the states can continue to benefit from powerful tools under Title X of the Dodd-Frank Act that help them protect consumers from fraud and abusive consumers practices. In an amicus brief filed in Seila Law, ...
Read More Attorney General News Release: Hawaii Attorney General Joins Coalition Fighting to Ensure Consumer Protections Are Not Reversed

HONOLULU – Hawaii Attorney General Clare E. Connors today announced a federal lawsuit challenging the Trump Administration’s latest effort to allow 3D-printed gun files to be released on the internet, joining a coalition of 21 attorneys general led by Washington state. These files would allow plug-and-play access to 3D-print unregistered, untraceable firearms that can also ...
Read More Attorney General News Release: Hawaii Attorney General Announces Lawsuit over Release of 3D-Printed Guns