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HONOLULU – COVID-19 testing is continuously being conducted in the state prisons and jails as well as in the contracted Saguaro Correctional Center in Eloy, AZ. The Department of Public Safety (PSD) continues to encourage all staff and inmates to voluntarily get tested and receive the COVID-19 vaccination. The latest testing updates received for the correctional facilities are ...
Read More PSD News Release: Department of Public Safety COVID-19 Update

To view video please click on photo or view at this link: https://vimeo.com/593060843 (Kāne’ohe Bay, O‘ahu) – With a radio call…fire in the hole…repeated three times, U.S. Navy explosive experts detonated a military munition late this morning. The blast briefly sent a column of water an estimated 40-feet into the air. The munition was believed to ...
Read More DLNR News Release: UNEXPLODED ORDNANCE REMOVAL IN KĀNE’OHE BAY IS SUCCESSFUL

HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Department of Health (DOH) is expanding West Oʻahu testing and vaccination efforts in response to the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 in this community. “We recognize that for many, historic inequities, misinformation and insufficient access to care have contributed to a lack of confidence in COVID-19 vaccines,” said State Epidemiologist Dr. Sarah ...
Read More DOH News Release: DOH Expands West O’ahu Testing & Vaccination Events

HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) released its third quarter 2021 Statistical and Economic Report today. DBEDT revised its economic growth projection for 2021 to 2.7 percent, down from the 3.5 percent projected in May this year. The lower projected growth is mainly caused by the rising of uncertainty caused ...
Read More DBEDT News Release: Rising pandemic uncertainty delays Hawai’i’s economic growth

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) dedicated the Mauka Concourse at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) prior to the opening of the new facility on Friday, Aug. 27. The opening of the Mauka Concourse comes as Gov. David Ige called for residents and visitors to limit travel to essential business activity ...
Read More DOT News Release: Mauka Concourse extension to HNL opens Aug. 27

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 half-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: Governor Ige orders flags at half-staff to honor victims of attack in Kabul, Afghanistan

(Honolulu) – The He’eia Kea Small Boat Harbor will be undergoing the installation of a new absorption bed system for a future wastewater treatment plant effluent disposal system beginning on September 7th. Work during this project includes saw cutting and removal of asphalt pavement, installation of absorption bed chambers, miscellaneous sewer piping and fittings, asphalt ...
Read More DLNR News Release: He’eia Kea small boat harbor wastewater system improvements project

Ocean lifeguards protect the lives of our beachgoers and are the primary responders for ocean emergencies.