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HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Civil Rights Commission (HCRC) today announced two new laws that affect employers and strengthen Hawai‘i’s nondiscrimination laws. Act 17 creates a new statute prohibiting employers from ...
Read More DLIR NEWS RELEASE: Two New Laws Strengthen Civil Rights in Hawaii

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is continuing to work to improve pedestrian safety in Nuuanu through the planned installation of raised pedestrian crossings at Pali Highway’s intersections ...
Read More News Release: Raised pedestrian crosswalks to be installed on Pali Highway in Nuuanu

Governor’s Office: Pre-travel Testing Program Begins Oct. 15 Hawaiʻi’s pre-travel testing program requires passengers five and older to take a Nucleic Acid Amplification Test (NAAT) from a Clinical Laboratory Improvement ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center Daily News Digest, Oct. 7, 2020

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige and his pandemic response leadership team provided more details today about the State of Hawaiʻi’s COVID-19 pre-travel testing program for Hawaiʻi inbound travelers, which starts ...
Read More Governor’s Office – News Release – Gov. Ige announces trusted testing and travel partners for COVID-19 pre-travel testing program that starts October 15

HONOLULU – For the 8th consecutive year, the State of Hawaii has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of ...
Read More DAG News Release: STATE OF HAWAII RECEIVES AWARD OF EXCELLENCE IN FINANCIAL REPORTING

HONOLULU, HI – The Hawai’i Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced $3.7 million in disaster recovery grants for the Hawai’i County’s Department of Parks ...
Read More HIEMA NEWS RELEASE: FEMA Awards .7 Million to Rebuild Parks Damaged by the Kilauea Eruption

HILO – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) provides the following update on the paving of the Ainaloa Roundabout that required a single lane closure of Keaau-Pahoa Road (Route 130) ...
Read More DOT News Release: Paving of Ainaloa Roundabout complete

Department of Health: Three Deaths and 83 Additional Coronavirus Cases Reported Today The deaths of three (3) women from O‘ahu, raise Hawai‘i’s COVID-19 death toll to 160. All three women ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center Daily News Digest, Oct. 6, 2020