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The news that protestors have stormed the U.S. Capitol is extremely distressing. It is an assault on democracy and everything this country stands for. The vote certification process and peaceful transition of power must be completed as required by the United States Constitution, following a free and fair election. In Hawai‘i, State Sheriffs -Department of ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR – Statement by Governor David Ige

HONOLULU — The Hawai’i Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA), together with the City and County of Honolulu Department of Emergency Management, will conduct siren testing at the following location and time on Friday, January 8, between 9 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Koa Ridge, Waipio Residents nearby may hear the siren sound for 30-seconds to 3-minute intervals ...
Read More HI-EMA NEWS RELEASE: SIREN TESTING ON OAHU – January 8, 2021

Governor’s Office: COVID-19 Vaccination Timeline Update At a news briefing this afternoon, Gov. David Ige gave an update on the State of Hawai‘i’s vaccination efforts. Gov. Ige said healthcare workers, residents and staff at nursing homes are currently getting vaccinated. The second doses of the vaccine have started to arrive and will also be administered. ...
Read More HAWAI‘I COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER DAILY NEWS DIGEST Jan. 5, 2021

(Kahului) – Sunday afternoon and nighttime beach parties with drum circles, nudity, illegal alcohol and other illicit substances, coupled with hundreds of mask-less people in close contact with one another, has prompted the immediate closure of the Pu’u Ola’i beach, the smaller of two beaches located in Makena State Park on Maui. Social media posts from last ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: PU’U OLA’I BEACH (LITTLE BEACH) AT MAKENA STATE PARK TO CLOSE TEMPORARILY

(HILO) – A group of people who have illegally taken over a portion of Wailoa River State Recreation Area were notified this morning to cease and desist by 5pm tomorrow (Wednesday, Jan. 6). Officers from the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) taped one order on a sign the group had put up at the ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: WAILOA RIVER STATE RECREATION AREA OCCUPIERS GIVEN CEASE & DESIST ORDER

HONOLULU — Non-attorney applicants are being sought to fill a vacancy on the Trust Fund Board of the Hawaii Supreme Court’s Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection (LFCP). The appointee will serve a five-year term from May 11, 2021 to May 10, 2026. Board members are appointed by the Supreme Court of Hawaii and serve without compensation ...
Read More HAWAII STATE JUDICIARY NEWS RELEASE: Non-Attorney Applicants Sought for Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection Board

Department of Health: https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/what-you-should-know/current-situation-in-hawaii/ 89 New COVID-19 Cases Reported Statewide 89 additional coronavirus cases were reported today. This report includes cases up until Saturday at 11:59 p.m. Full data is posted on the State COVID-19 dashboard and on the DOH Disease Outbreak & Control website at noon each day at hawaiicovid19.com/dashboard. Hawai‘i COVID-19 Counts as ...
Read More HAWAI‘I COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER DAILY NEWS DIGEST Jan. 4, 2021

Access to the US Post Office remains open from Nimitz Highway HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Airports Division alerts the public of an overnight lane closure on Aolele Street at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) for construction activities on the new Mauka Concourse project. Right turns will be temporarily restricted ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: RIGHT TURNS TO AOLELE STREET FROM HNL TEMPORARILY CLOSED FOR CONSTRUCTION

HONOLULU — An employee at Aliiolani Hale has tested positive for COVID-19, the Hawaii State Judiciary announced today. The employee, who does not interact with the public, became symptomatic during the evening of December 31 and received a positive test result on January 3. The employee was last in the office on December 30. All those who ...
Read More HAWAII STATE JUDICIARY NEWS RELEASE: Aliiolani Hale Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19