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The 442nd Regimental Combat Team was the most decorated unit in the United States Army for its size and length of service, earning 87 Division commendations, 36 Army Commendation Medals, 2 Meritorious Service Plaque,  and 7 Presidential Unit Citations. “Go for Broke” was the motto of the 100th Infantry Battalion/442nd RCT.

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is planning adjustments to the replacement of Makaha Bridge No. 3 and 3A on Farrington Highway. The adjustments will align with current resiliency goals and take community feedback on the project into account. Project elements that will be changed include: Use of a pre-fabricated steel bridge instead ...
Read More DOT NEWS RELEASE: HDOT ANNOUNCES ADJUSTMENTS TO MAKAHA 3 AND 3A BRIDGE REPLACEMENTS

Kula – On the southern slopes of Haleakalā, an area once used for livestock grazing has been gradually turning back into native forest. Though the boundaries of the Kahikinui Forest Reserve has changed considerably since its establishment in 1928, the overarching goal of forest restoration and management has endured. Now, the DLNR Division of Forestry ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: INPUT SOUGHT ON MANAGEMENT OF MAUI’S KAHIKINUI FOREST RESERVE – ONLINE PLATFORM LAUNCHED TO ENGAGE STAKEHOLDERS ONLINE

Department of Health: https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/what-you-should-know/current-situation-in-hawaii/ Weekly Cluster Summary Attached Daily and Weekly Preliminary Vaccine Administration Updates 114 New COVID-19 Cases Reported. DOH reports 114 new cases of coronavirus today. This report includes cases up until Tuesday at 11:59 p.m. Full data is posted on the State COVID-19 dashboard and on the DOH Disease Outbreak & Control ...
Read More HAWAI‘I COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER DAILY NEWS DIGEST April 1, 2021

HONOLULU — The Hawaii Real Estate Commission released its new “Hawaii Condo Living Guide” video series to help deliver valuable information to current and prospective condominium owners and boards. The first six educational videos are available online and broken up into a series of short segments for ease of viewing. The commission intends to continue ...
Read More DCCA NEWS RELEASE: NEW HAWAII CONDO LIVING GUIDE VIDEO SERIES NOW ONLINE

HONOLULU – The deadline to apply to fill vacancies on the Hawaii State Ethics Commission and Campaign Spending Commission has been extended to April 14. Terms on each commission are for four years. Members of these commissions serve on a voluntary basis. Travel expenses incurred by neighbor island commissioners to attend meetings on Oahu will ...
Read More HSJ NEWS RELEASE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO APPLY FOR STATE ETHICS CAMPAIGN SPENDING COMMISSIONS

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) occurs when a baby’s diaphragm fails to fully form, resulting in the movement of abdominal organs into the chest cavity and preventing lung growth. Raising awareness of CDH will bring about support and hope for affected families.

HONOLULU — The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ (DCCA) Business Registration Division (BREG) reminds businesses to timely file their annual business reports. Annual reports due in quarter two (April – June) can now be filed online at https://hbe.ehawaii.gov/annuals and must be filed with BREG by midnight (HST) June 30, 2021. Although walk-in services ...
Read More DCCA NEWS RELEASE: SECOND QUARTER HAWAII ANNUAL BUSINESS REPORTS DUE

Thrombocytopenia-absent radius (TAR) syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that affects about one in 100,000 newborns. People affected by TAR syndrome face many challenges but can achieve their full potential and lead normal, independent lives with strength and determination.

The prevention of sexual violence requires education and a community response with acts of aloha, kindness and connection with one another—in our neighborhoods, in our workplaces, in our schools, in our places of worship, and in our homes.