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HONOLULU – Hawaii Attorney General Clare E. Connors today joined a coalition of 19 attorneys general in filing an amicus brief — supporting the plaintiffs in Planned Parenthood v. Abbott ...
Read More Hawaii Attorney General News Release: Attorney General Joins Effort to Ensure Access to Reproductive Healthcare During Coronavirus Pandemic , in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit — opposing the State of Texas’s directive banning nearly all abortion services in ...
Read More Hawaii Attorney General News Release: Attorney General Joins Effort to Ensure Access to Reproductive Healthcare During Coronavirus Pandemic

EQUAL PAY DAY

Posted on Apr 2, 2020 in Proclamations

(Honolulu) – Helping Hands Hawai‘i is not just the name of a local non-profit organization, it embodies the giving spirit that our island state is famous for, particularly in great times of need, like the current COVID-19 pandemic. With unemployment soaring, businesses shuttering their doors and government and community resources being stretched to their limits, ...
Read More Hawaii COVID-19 Joint Information Center News Release-Aloha Spirit Alive and Well During COVID-19 Emergency, April 2, 22020

(HONOLULU) –The 2020 deer rifle season within the Lana‘i Cooperative Game Management Area, is being cancelled due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19. The season was scheduled to run through May 17, 2020. The DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) reports efforts are underway to notify hunters who are impacted by this cancellation. ...
Read More DLNR News Release- Lanai Deer Hunt Cancellation, April 2, 2020

LIHUE – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises the travelling public of the 24/7 emergency closure of the westbound lane of Kaumualii Highway (Route 50) at the bridge between Kekaha Beach Park and the Kekaha Landfill. This closure is effective immediately. The emergency closure is to repair erosion damage from the recent storms. The ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Kaumualii Highway (Route 50) reduced to single lane at bridge between Kekaha Beach Park and Kekaha Landfill

Today, our community received the tragic news of the passing of a second Hawai‘i resident from the COVID-19 virus. Dawn and I express our deepest condolences to the victim’s family and friends. As we come together with expressions of sympathy and support – we must also remember to help each other, to protect your health ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR – Statement on Hawaii’s second COVID-19 death

Public Assistance Fact Sheet COVID-19 Eligible Emergency Protective Measures Fact Sheet HONOLULU — The President of the United States has declared a major disaster for the State of Hawai’i as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This declaration, numbered FEMA-4510-DR, makes the State of Hawai’i eligible for reimbursement through the Public Assistance Program at ...
Read More HIEMA NEWS RELEASE: Major Disaster Declaration for Hawaii as a result of COVID-19

NATIVE HAWAIIAN PLANT MONTH

Posted on Apr 1, 2020 in Proclamations

HONOLULU – The Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) is providing answers to the following Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS) to assist homeowners and renters and with inquiries regarding the Landlord-Tenant code. This FAQ along with more information regarding the Hawai‘i Landlord-Tenant code is available at https://cca.hawaii.gov/ocp/landlordtenant/. Landlord Tenant FAQs Governor David Ige’s recent emergency proclamations concerning ...
Read More DCCA NEWS RELEASE: STATE PROVIDES GUIDANCE FOR HOMEOWNERS AND RENTERS

Honolulu – During routine sampling of drinking water systems across the state, low levels of one organic and one inorganic chemical were detected in water samples collected at the St. Stephen’s Diocesan Center water system on O‘ahu.  The St. Stephen’s Diocesan Center water system is a small non-residential system which serves approximately 45 persons near ...
Read More DOH News Release: Water remains safe to drink after low levels of contaminants detected in one O’ahu water well

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