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HONOLULU – Windward Community College (WCC) and Kapiʻolani Community College (KCC) have officially become nationally recognized Tree Campus schools for their commitment to effective urban forest management. Windward Community College became the first higher education institution in Hawaiʻi to gain this achievement in 11 years in 2019. “Windward Community College is a beautiful campus and ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: TWO O’AHU COMMUNITY COLLEGES RECEIVE NATIONAL RECOGNITION AS TREE CAMPUS SCHOOLS

HONOLULU — The following individual has applied for an unpaid position on the Hawaii Board of Certified Shorthand Reporters: April D. Gedney, Freelance Court Reporter The Board examines applicants for certification as Hawaii certified shorthand reporters and proposes rules and regulations for: 1) testing, licensing, and supervision of certified shorthand reporters 2) standards governing conduct ...
Read More HSJ NEWS RELEASE: PUBLIC COMMENTS WANTED ON APPLICANT TO CSR BOARD

Department of Health: One COVID-19 Death Reported Involving Child DOH has reported the death of a child between 0-10 years old. The boy, who had underlying conditions, was visiting the state with his parents, when he began to experience COVID-19 symptoms shortly after arriving on the islands. He was taken to a hospital where he ...
Read More HAWAI‘I COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER DAILY NEWS DIGEST April 27, 2021

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) regrets having to report the state’s first pediatric COVID-19 death, a child age 0-10 years old. The child, a boy with known underlying health conditions, and his parents were visiting Hawai‘i from another state. He experienced COVID-19 symptoms shortly after arriving in the islands and was taken ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: CHILD’S DEATH ATTRIBUTED TO COVID-19

HONOLULU – At the direction of the President of the United States, Gov. David Ige has ordered that the United States flag and the Hawaiʻi state flag will be flown at full-staff at the State Capitol and upon all state offices and agencies as well as the Hawaiʻi National Guard in the State of Hawaiʻi, ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR NEWS RELEASE: GOV. IGE ORDERS FLAGS TO RETURN TO FULL-STAFF IMMEDIATELY

I had the privilege of working with Sen. English for about 14 years in the Hawai‘i State Senate. He has proven to be a dedicated public servant who has improved the quality of life for the people of Maui and across the state. Sen. English was also known as an Ambassador to the Pacific, using ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR NEWS RELEASE: GOVERNOR IGE’S STATEMENT ON THE RETIREMENT OF SEN. KALANI ENGLISH

LIHUE – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) informs motorists of shoulder widening work on Kuhio Highway (Route 56) between Ka Haku Road and Kapaka Street on Kauai’s north shore, beginning Tuesday, April 27. This project will add a second northbound lane into the Princeville area, lessening some of the traffic buildup on Kuhio Highway ...
Read More DOT NEWS RELEASE: SHOULDER WIDENING OF KUHIO HIGHWAY TO BEGIN, TUESDAY, APRIL 27

KAHULUI – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies Maui motorists of the installation of a temporary traffic signal on Hana Highway (Route 360) at the Mile Marker 3 culvert. Work began Monday, April 26. The temporary traffic signal and barriers are being installed as safety measures for the culvert repair and stabilization project. The ...
Read More DOT NEWS RELEASE: TEMPORARY SIGNAL INSTALLATION AT HANA HIGHWAY, MONDAY, APRIL 26

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) completed the conversion of the intersection of Farrington Highway and Kaukonahua Road (Thompson Corner) to an all-way stop on Friday, April 23. The all-way stop was the quickest safety measure HDOT could deploy in response to the rerouting of traffic from the emergency closure of the Waialua ...
Read More DOT NEWS RELEASE: UPDATES ON THOMPSON CORNER: ALL-WAY STOP COMPLETE; FARRINGTON HIGHWAY AND KAUKONAHUA ROAD CAN BE VIEWED ON GOAKAMAI

Department of Health: https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/what-you-should-know/current-situation-in-hawaii/ 70 New COVID-19 Cases Reported DOH reports 70 new cases of coronavirus 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 Division website daily: hawaiicovid19.com/dashboard. Hawai‘i COVID-19 Counts as of 11:59 p.m. ...
Read More HAWAI‘I COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER DAILY NEWS DIGEST April 26, 2021