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LIHUE – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) provides the following update for scheduled single lane public access to Kuhio Highway (Route 560) on the north shore of Kauai at mile marker 1 approaching Hanalei Bridge (“Hanalei Hill”). The regular schedule for public access for passenger vehicles is: Monday through Saturday Morning access: 5:30 a.m. ...
Read More DOT NEWS RELEASE: MARCH 31 UPDATE TO SCHEDULE FOR PUBLIC ACCESS TO KUHIO HIGHWAY IN HANALEI

HILO – The species recovery effort, known as The ʻAlalā Project, is announcing the next steps in the recovery efforts of ʻalalā (Hawaiian crow). Last October, in response to mortalities of released ʻalalā, including predation by ‘io (Hawaiian hawk), conservationists brought the remaining birds from the Pu‘u Maka‘ala Natural Area Reserve, on Hawaiʻi Island, back in from the wild ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: NEXT STEPS IN ʻALALĀ RECOVERY INCLUDE MAUI NUI & ‘IO RESEARCH

HONOLULU — The Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced updates for unemployment insurance and assistance benefits as a result of Subtitle A Crisis Support for Unemployed Workers of Title IX of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021. Although the U.S. DOL projected that many states would need until the middle ...
Read More DLIR NEWS RELEASE: DLIR PROVIDES UPDATES ON UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE PROGRAMS – ,281,061,471 in Pandemic Benefits Distributed

Department of Health: https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/what-you-should-know/current-situation-in-hawaii/ Daily and Weekly Preliminary Vaccine Administration Updates 100 New COVID-19 Cases Reported and One Death. DOH reports 100 new cases of coronavirus today and one death. Oʻahu 1 female, 80+ yrs, underlying conditions, hospitalized This report includes cases up until Monday at 11:59 p.m. Full data is posted on the State ...
Read More HAWAI‘I COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER DAILY NEWS DIGEST MARCH 31, 2021

ʻEwa Beach, Oʻahu – The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) has advised the U. S. General Services Administration (GSA) that it will accept the transfer of approximately 80 acres from the federal government as provided by the Hawaiian Home Lands Recovery Act of 1995, Public Law 104-42 (HHLRA). DHHL and the Department of the ...
Read More DHHL NEWS RELEASE: DHHL ISSUES INTENT TO ACCEPT ‘EWA BEACH HHLRA TRANSFER

Launch of First Playwrights Immersive and Short Plays Reading Festival HONOLULU – Celebrating both the creative and business side of Theatre, Creative Lab Hawai‘i (CLH) announces new panels, programs, and a live streamed festival for April 2021. Developed by the Hawai‘i State Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism’s (DBEDT) Creative Industries Division to accelerate ...
Read More DBEDT NEWS RELEASE: THEATRE TO TAKE CENTER STAGE IN APRIL WITH CREATIVE LAB HAWAI’I FREE PROGRAMS

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has appointed Milton Kotsubo and Carol Matayoshi to the Hawai‘i Paroling Authority board. Milton Kotsubo began his career with the Department of Public Safety (PSD) nearly 30 years ago, working in various capacities as a pre-trial officer at the Oʻahu Community Correctional Center, and case manager and unit manager at the ...
Read More Office of the Governor News Release: GOVERNOR IGE APPOINTS TWO TO HAWAI’I PAROLING AUTHORITY

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) is issuing guidance to a Maui church and its congregation because of the imminent health threat posed by a large cluster of COVID-19 cases. King’s Cathedral in Kahului is encouraged to cancel all upcoming in-person events and conduct only virtual services until the cluster is contained. People ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: LARGE COVID-19 CLUSTER WARRANTS CAUTION ON MAUI

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) is asking its District Health Offices on the neighbor islands to expand vaccine eligibility as needed to ensure all available vaccination slots are filled. Every island has its own unique characteristics including population, population density, healthcare resources and enthusiasm for COVID-19 vaccine. With more vaccine coming into ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: GREATER VACCINE SUPPLY FACILITATES ADDITIONAL VACCINATION OPPORTUNITIES

HONOLULU — Hawaii Attorney General Clare E. Connors today joined a coalition of 23 attorneys general, led by Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro and Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser, in issuing a letter to the U.S. Secretary of Education Dr. Miguel Cardona urging additional reforms to ease the process of paying student loans and protect ...
Read More ATG NEWS RELEASE: HAWAII ATTORNEY GENERAL CALLS ON U.S. SECRETARY OF EDUCATION TO FURTHER ADDRESS STUDENT LOAN CRISIS

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