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Office of the Governor: Every Penny in CARES Act Funding to be Spent 100% of the CARES Act funding Hawai‘i received from the federal government will be spent. That was one of the announcements from Governor David Ige at a news briefing this afternoon. In April, the State of Hawaiʻi received $863 million in direct ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center Daily News Digest, Sept. 30, 2020

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige announced today that 98% of the $863 million of the federal Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) received by the state in April has been set aside to assist with COVID-19 response and recovery efforts. Gov. Ige added that all remaining CRF funds have been designated and will be used to support ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Release — Gov. Ige announces 98% of 3M from Coronavirus Relief Fund has been designated to public health, economic and community programs

200 Trained Operators Will Answer Phones HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige today announced the launching of a virtual call center to help claimants obtain information relating to their claim. The virtual call center will operate during normal state business hours from 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. All phone lines in use by ...
Read More DLIR News Release: Virtual Call Center for Unemployment Insurance Claims Launched

Hawaii to Receive More than $156K   HONOLULU — The Department of the Attorney General and the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) today announced that Hawaii joined a total $39.5 million settlement with Anthem stemming from the massive 2014 data breach that involved the personal information of 78.8 million ...
Read More DCCA NEWS RELEASE: HAWAII JOINS .5M MULTISTATE SETTLEMENT OVER DATA BREACH

(Honolulu) — The Commission on Water Resource Management (CWRM) will be holding public hearings online to solicit input on the update to the statewide Agricultural Water Use and Development Plan (AWUDP). Prepared by the Hawai’i Department of Agriculture, the AWUDP is a long-range management plan that assesses state and private agricultural water use, supply, and ...
Read More DLNR News Release-Public Hearings Scheduled For Input On The Agricultural Water Use and Development Plan, Sept. 30, 2020

(Makuʻu, Hawaiʻi Island) – The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL), in coordination with the County of Hawaiʻi, has begun on-the-ground efforts to remove intentionally abandoned vehicles and tires on three parcels of agricultural homestead lots in Makuʻu, Hawaiʻi Island. Earlier this month, the Department signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the County to secure ...
Read More DHHL News Release: DHHL Partners with Hawaiʻi County to Address Illegal Dumping

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has received a list of four nominees from the Judicial Selection Commission, for associate justice on the Supreme Court, State of Hawai‘i. The seat has been vacant since Associate Justice Richard W. Pollack retired in June 2020. The four nominees are: Todd W. Eddins has served as a judge with the ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — Governor to consider nominees for State Supreme Court

Department of Health: Two Additional Deaths and 87 New COVID-19 Cases Today  Two (2) more O‘ahu residents have passed away due to coronavirus. One is a man, in the 70 to 79-year-old age group, who had underlying conditions and had been in the hospital. The other death is a woman, in the 50 to 59-year-old ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER DAILY NEWS DIGEST, SEPT. 29, 2020

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