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Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI), also known as “brittle bone disease,” is a genetic disorder that is present at birth and is characterized by fragile bones that break easily.

HONOLULU – According to a report released today by the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) of Hawai‘i businesses and employees, an estimated 198,224 (42.4%) private sector payroll employees were working remotely as of August 31, 2021, including 20,636 working from out-of-state. The report is based on the results of two different surveys ...
Read More DBEDT News Release: STATE STUDY SHOWS NEARLY HALF OF HAWAI’I EMPLOYEES WORKING REMOTELY AS OF AUGUST 31, 2021

(LĪHUʻE) – Beginning next Tuesday, May 3, the DLNR Division of State Parks (DSP) will issue a limited number of overnight permits for camping in Kalalau in the Nāpali Coast State Wilderness Park on Kauaʻi. Permits can be purchased on a space available basis, to walk-in applicants only, at the Kauaʻi State Parks Office in the State ...
Read More DLNR News Release: KALALAU CAMPSITES AGAIN HELD BACK FOR LOCAL RESIDENTS

(HONOLULU) – How do forests in Hawaiʻi inspire you? This was the question answered by dozens of students across the state who submitted entries in the ʻŌlelo Youth Xchange video competition under the category “Forest Inspired.” Winning entries for the category, sponsored by the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW), were announced at a ...
Read More DLNR News Release: LOCAL STUDENTS CREATE OUTSTANDING VIDEOS INSPIRED BY HAWAIʻI FORESTS

LĪHUʻE – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) informs Kauai residents of modified Saturday contraflow hours on Kūhiō Highway from Kapule Highway to the Temporary Kapaʻa Bypass beginning April 30. The new Saturday schedule will begin an hour earlier, shifting from 7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. The change in ...
Read More DOT News Release: NEW SATURDAY CONTRAFLOW SCHEDULE FOR KŪHIŌ HIGHWAY STARTS THIS WEEK, APRIL 30

KAPOLEI, Hawai‘i – The State of Hawaii Office of Homeland Security (OHS) was honored to host more than 75 individuals at Tuesday’s Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Workshop, held in Kapolei. Key leaders from federal law enforcement, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command, Board of Water Supply, the Hawai‘i State Fusion Center (HSFC), Hawai‘i Emergency Management Agency (HIEMA), ...
Read More DOD News Release: Hawai‘i Office of Homeland Security Hosts Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Workshop

(HONOLULU) — Derelict and discarded fishing nets and other marine debris are hazardous to marine life and have entangled, and in some cases killed, many of marine endangered species in Hawai‘i such as whales, monk seals and sea turtles. Non-profit organizations, 4ocean and Sustainable Coastlines Hawai‘i, remind residents and visitors to report washed up marine ...
Read More DLNR News Release: REMINDER TO REPORT WASHED UP MARINE DEBRIS

HONOLULU – According to preliminary visitor statistics released by the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) total spending by visitors who came to the islands in March 2022 was $1.53 billion, which was higher compared to the $1.49 billion (+2.5%) reported for March 2019. Prior to the global COVID-19 pandemic and Hawai‘i’s quarantine ...
Read More DBEDT News Release: VISITOR INDUSTRY CONTINUED TO RECOVER IN MARCH 2022

HONOLULU – The Judiciary is pleased to announce that all civil Family Court cases, including divorce matters, were successfully  integrated into the Judiciary Information Management System. The completion of this final phase of case migration means that now attorneys can electronically file case documents in all case types, and the public can view and download ...
Read More HSJ News Release: All State Court Public Cases Now Available For E-filing

(Honolulu) – Winners of the 2022-2023 Hawai‘i Wildlife Conservation and Game Bird Stamp Art Contest were announced this week by the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW). DOFAW would like to thank all the wildlife artists that submitted entries for this year’s contest. A committee reviewed all submissions, and two winners were chosen: Game Bird ...
Read More DLNR News Release: 2022-2023 HAWAI‘I HUNTING STAMP CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED

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