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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has received a list of four nominees from the Judicial Selection Commission, for associate justice on the Supreme Court, State of Hawai‘i. The seat has been vacant since Associate Justice Richard W. Pollack retired in June 2020. The four nominees are: Todd W. Eddins has served as a judge with the ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — Governor to consider nominees for State Supreme Court

PLEASE NOTE the following update regarding the current lowering of the flag to honor the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Justice Ginsburg’s interment was scheduled today, Sept. 29, 2020. Accordingly, all flags shall return to full staff at sunset today. # # # Media Contacts: Jodi Leong Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary Office ...
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The State of Hawaii Joins with CFTC to Charge Precious Metals Dealers in $185 Million Scheme Targeting Elderly Investors HONOLULU — The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ (DCCA) Commissioner of Securities Ty Nohara announced today that the State of Hawaii is participating in a consolidated nationwide enforcement action to halt a fraudulent precious metals ...
Read More DCCA News Release: Hawaii Joins CFTC to Charge Precious Metals Dealers in 5M Scheme

(Kapolei, Oʻahu) – The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) has prepared legislative proposals to be recommended for inclusion in Governor David Ige’s next legislative package following a solicitation for public input. The request for legislative proposals went public in July. Twenty-nine proposals were received and after DHHL consideration, 14 of those draft proposals were ...
Read More DHHL News Release: DHHL Legislative Proposals Move Forward

Mass inmate testing results for 3 prisons negative for COVID-19 HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Public Safety (PSD) Health Care Division is working with the Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) to conduct mass testing for COVID-19 at all correctional facilities statewide. The broad-based testing administered by PSD health care, mental health and security staff ...
Read More PSD NEWS RELEASE – Department of Public Safety COVID-19 update for 9/25/20 – 3 prisons test results all negative for COVID-19

Department of Health: Three Deaths and 112 New Cases Reported Today  Three (3) O‘ahu residents increase Hawai‘i’s COVID-19 death count to 127 people. All three people had underlying health conditions, and all had been in the hospital. One was a man in the 60-69-year-old age group. Two women also passed away; one in the 50-59-year ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center Daily News Digest, Sept. 25, 2020

HONOLULU — Hawai‘i State Hospital in Kaneohe has reported that one patient and three staff members within the hospital’s admissions unit have tested positive for COVID-19. After the first staff member tested positive last week, the hospital immediately activated its standard protocol to test all of its staff and patients within the hospital’s admissions unit. ...
Read More DOH News Release: Hawaii State Hospital reports four positive COVID-19 cases

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) has issued a formal notice to proceed to retail to Hawaiian Ethos LLC on the island of Hawai‘i and Manoa Botanicals LLC, dba Noa Botanicals on O‘ahu, after both passed their final onsite inspections for their third retail facilities. Hawaiian Ethos’ new retail location in Hilo ...
Read More DOH News Release: DOH approves additional medical cannabis retail locations

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Tourism Authority was recently made aware of an entity called the “Hawaii Tourism Association,” utilizing the email address [email protected] and website address hawaiitourismassociation.com. This group is in no way related to the Hawaii Tourism Authority and it is not a state agency. Furthermore, the State of Hawaii has not endorsed the ...
Read More HTA News Release: Hawaii Tourism Authority Responds to Group with Similar Name

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Technology Development Corporation (HTDC) is offering Hawai‘i residents complimentary access to the Coursera online learning platform with registration open until October 31, 2020. Approved users can take their pick from more than 3,000 courses and certifications from top universities and organizations, ranging from technology to business and personal development offerings. HTDC ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: STATE OFFERING FREE ONLINE CLASSES THROUGH COURSERA FOR HAWAII RESIDENTS

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