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Department of Health: Higher Case Count Today Partially Due to Historic Cases The DOH Disease Outbreak and Control Division (DOCD) is reporting 106 coronavirus cases today. 31 cases from Maui were not previously confirmed due to a laboratory reporting issue. These cases occurred between Nov. 29, 2020 and Feb. 18, 2021. These cases are not ...
Read More HAWAI‘I COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER DAILY NEWS DIGEST Feb. 27, 2021 (Special Saturday Edition)

PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice.  All projects are weather permitting.   — KUHIO HIGHWAY (ROUTE 56) — 1) KAPAA Right lane closure of Kuhio Highway (Route 56) in the northbound direction between mile markers 6.6 and 8.4, Kapaa Bypass and Kauwila Street, on Saturday, Feb. 27, from ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: KAUAI LANE CLOSURES FOR THE WEEK OF FEB. 27 – MARCH 5, 2021

PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice.  All projects are weather permitting.   — MAMALAHOA HIGHWAY (ROUTE 11) — 1) KONA Single lane closure on Mamalahoa Highway (Route 11) in both directions between mile markers 92 and 96, Kaohe Road and Mamalahoa Highway, on Monday, March 1, through Friday, March 5, from ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: HAWAII ISLAND LANE CLOSURES FOR THE WEEK OF FEB. 27 – MARCH 5, 2021

PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice.  All projects are weather permitting.   — HONOAPIILANI HIGHWAY (ROUTE 30) —    1) MAALAEA Single lane closure on Honoapiilani Highway (Route 30) in both directions between mile markers 4.7 and 6.9, Honoapiilani Highway and Maalaea Boat Harbor Road, on Monday, March 1, through Friday, ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: MAUI LANE CLOSURES FOR THE WEEK OF FEB. 27 – MARCH 5, 2021

PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice.  All projects are weather permitting.   — H-1 FREEWAY — 1) HONOLULU (WEEKEND/NIGHT WORK) Three lane closures on the H-1 Freeway in the westbound direction between the Keehi Interchange and Pearl Harbor Interchange on Sunday, Feb. 28, through Friday, March 5, from ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: OAHU LANE CLOSURES FOR THE WEEK OF FEB. 27 – MARCH 5, 2021

(Through January 2021)   HONOLULU – The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) and the state Boards and Commissions released a summary of disciplinary actions through the month of January 2021 taken on individuals and entities with professional and vocational licenses in Hawaii. These disciplinary actions include dispositions based upon either the results ...
Read More DCCA NEWS RELEASE: DCCA DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) is advising the public to avoid waters near the City and County of Honolulu Kailua Wastewater Treatment Plant’s ocean outfall (pictured below). The City began discharging wastewater that exceeds the bacteria limits in their state permit on Feb. 18, 2021. The permit violation was first reported by ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Department of Health warns ocean users at Kailua Bay to avoid waters near the Kailua Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant’s ocean outfall

(HONOLULU) – Today, the Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) voted unanimously to fine two Hawai‘i island aquarium fishers $272,000 in civil fines for multiple violations of Hawai‘i Administrative Rules (HAR) related to an illegal aquarium fishing incident in Kona in 2020. According to the DLNR Division of Aquatic Resources (DAR), these are record ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: STATE FINES PAIR OF AQUARIUM FISHERS RECORD 272,000 DOLLARS

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige participated in the National Governors’ Association’s virtual Winter Meeting this week, to discuss efforts to end the COVID-19 public health crisis and debate ways to ensure a strong and equitable economic recovery. The NGA meeting yesterday included conversations between President Joe Biden, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and participating governors, as ...
Read More Office of the Governor News Release: GOVERNOR IGE ENGAGES WITH PRESIDENT BIDEN, TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY PETE BUTTIGIEG AT VIRTUAL NGA MEETING

(HONOLULU) – Restoration of a widely-used boat ramp at Pohoiki Bay, in the Puna District of Hawai‘i island, blocked by new sand during the 2018 Puna lava eruption is estimated to take between nine months and six or more years, and cost between $2.5 and $28 million, the State Land of Board and Natural Resources ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: LAND BOARD RECEIVES UPDATE ON POHOIKI BOAT RAMP RESTORATION OPTIONS

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