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HILO – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) continues working with the State Department of Health and Hawaii County Department of Parks and Recreation to address lead contaminated soil beneath Kolekole Bridge and Hakalau Stream Bridge. These efforts include preparation of Kolekole Gulch Park for potential reopening to the public. As outlined in the September ...
Read More DOT NEWS RELEASE: Lead Remediation Efforts for Kolekole Bridge and Hakalau Stream Bridge Ongoing

The innovative, collaborative and promising pilot project deals with substance abuse, homelessness and low-level crime Lihue, Kauaʻi – Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) has arrived on Kauaʻi, the latest island to launch the nationally recognized arrest diversion program. The pilot project, which received $650,000 in ʻOhana Zone funding from the State, launched recently in Lihue. ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR’S COORDINATOR ON HOMELESSNESS — News Release — Kauai’s long-awaited LEAD program is underway

HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Civil Rights Commission (HCRC) today announced the settlement of a complaint alleging employment discrimination by the Honolulu Police Department (“HPD”) on the basis of credit history and credit report.  The no-fault settlement provides $95,860 in monetary relief for the complainant in this case, changes to HPD’s hiring policy, and training for ...
Read More DLIR NEWS RELEASE: State Civil Rights Commission Settles Case with the City & County

Maui’s Mākena Pay-to-Park Starts in January (Kahului, Maui) – Following the introduction of paid parking this year at several State Parks (Hā’ena State Park and Kōkeʻe-Waimea Canyon State Park, Kaua‘i), the DLNR Division of State Parks will institute paid parking at Mākena State Park beginning the first week of January 2020. State Parks Administrator Curt ...
Read More DLNR News Release-Parking Fees to Begin in 2020 at Another Hawaii State Park, Dec. 13, 2019

For the weekend of Friday, Dec. 13, to Sunday, Dec. 15 PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting. This list is updated weekly on Thursday afternoons. OAHU — H-1 FREEWAY — 1) HONOLULU (WEEKEND WORK) Right lane closure on the H-1 Freeway in the ...
Read More DOT NEWS RELEASE: WEEKEND LANE CLOSURES

HONOLULU – Hawaii Attorney General Clare E. Connors today joined in a bipartisan coalition of all 56 attorneys general in calling for Congress to permanently classify fentanyl-related substances as Schedule I drugs. Schedule I drugs are defined as drugs with no currently accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse. In the letter, the ...
Read More ATTORNEY GENERAL NEWS RELEASE: AG Supports the FIGHT Fentanyl Act

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is seeking proposals for electric vehicles and charging infrastructure, which could be solar-powered, statewide through a 10-year service contract. “Electrifying government fleet vehicles and reducing the consumption of fossil fuels used in transportation aligns with our clean energy goals and helps bring Hawaii closer to eliminating our ...
Read More DOT NEWS RELEASE: HDOT seeking proposals for electric vehicles and charging infrastructure

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige is traveling to Las Vegas, Nevada this week to attend the Western Governors’ Association’s (WGA) Winter Meeting. The governor’s active participation in the WGA allows issues of importance to Hawai‘i to be discussed and elevated on the national level. The governor will take part in key sessions on cutting edge ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR – News Release – Governor Ige to advance Hawaii issues at Western Governors’ Association Winter Meeting in Nevada

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies the traveling public that the Waimanalo bound lanes on Kalanianaole Highway, between Keolu Drive and the Olomana Golf Club, will be closed on Monday, Dec. 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for filming of Magnum P.I. Two-way traffic will be maintained via contraflow in the ...
Read More DOT NEWS RELEASE: Waimanalo bound lanes on Kalanianaole Highway to close for filming on December 16

HONOLULU – Roman Catholic Diocese of Honolulu’s Prison Ministry hosted a special Christmas gathering at the Women’s Community Correctional Center (WCCC) Saturday. For the past 20 years, the Diocese Prison Ministry has been working with the Department of Public Safety to help incarcerated moms connect with their children.  This year, 38 children, 20 caregivers, and 21 female inmates participated ...
Read More PSD NEWS RELEASE – Star Light Star Bright Christmas program held with WCCC women and their keiki.

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