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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) announces the Zipper Lane and Nimitz Highway express lane will be open and available for use on the Statehood holiday, August 17, 2018. The Zipper Lane hours are from 5:30 – 9 a.m. weekdays and certain holidays for vehicles with two or more occupants, vehicles with the ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation Airports Division alerts the public of a temporary lane closure on Aolele Street at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) for construction activities on the new Mauka Concourse project. Right turns will be restricted from the airport to Aolele Street, near the US Post Office, during overnight ...
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HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) today released the 2017 edition of the “State of Hawaii Data Book.” The book is in electronic form and is available on the DBEDT website at: dbedt.hawaii.gov/economic/databook/. The data may be downloaded in whole or in part as either PDF or Excel files. The ...
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HONOLULU – Amended administrative rules approved today will allow for Transportation Network Companies (TNC), including Uber and Lyft, to operate at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) on a permanent basis. “The pilot program and the public hearings found there is significant support and interest in TNC services at our airports. The rules are ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige is traveling out of state to spend time with his family and to recharge following a strenuous few months leading up to the primary election. The governor is scheduled to depart Hawai‘i on Tuesday, Aug. 14 and return on Sunday, Aug. 19. During the governor’s absence, Lt. Gov. Doug Chin ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) has issued a Notice to Proceed to Acquire and Cultivate Cannabis to Hawaiian Ethos, LLC for their first production center on Hawai‘i Island. The licensee has passed state inspections and met all requirements to begin growing cannabis and to manufacture cannabis products for medicinal purposes at ...
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1806090_Gov Ige request for reconsideration IA_FEMA-4365-DR-HI) HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige is asking the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to reconsider its initial denial of the state’s request for individual assistance for Kaua‘i and O‘ahu residents affected by April’s severe storms and flooding.   The governor signed the request for reconsideration based on additional data, ...
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The United States Army announced that Sgt. 1st Class Reymund R. Transfiguracion, of Waikoloa, Hawai‘i died on Aug. 12 of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his patrol as he conducted combat operations in Afghanistan. Gov. David Ige issued the following statement: “Hawaiʻi has lost a brave soldier who sacrificed his life ...
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WAINIHA, Kauai – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) announces the following modifications to the schedule for limited local access to the communities of Wainiha and Haena on the north shore of Kauai to take effect beginning Wednesday, August 15, 2018. Per community feedback received via phone, email and Facebook, additional times have been added. ...
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