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Posted on Jun 22, 2021 in Latest News, Newsroom

MEDIA ADVISORY June 22, 2021   WHAT:          Invest in Hawai‘i’s Digital Economy Earlier in the year, Governor David Ige shared in his State of the State Address his vision of Hawai‘i for the future – the idea of an upgraded and more sustainable local economy – in which digital technology is leveraged a critical component of ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Community Correctional Center (HCCC) reports 42 recovered inmates. That brings the total active positive inmate cases at HCCC down to 69 and the total recovered up to 167. There were no new HCCC inmate or staff results received today. The Halawa Correctional Facility received 20 inmate test results. Of that number, ...
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HONOLULU – The Attorneys and Judges Assistance Program Board (AAP) has three board positions to be filled, including one member of the Judiciary (judge) and two attorneys.   The term of each position is three years, beginning July 1, 2021. Board members serve without compensation, but travel is reimbursed.   Duties of the Board include ...
Read More HSJ NEWS RELEASE: APPLICANTS SOUGHT FOR ATTORNEYS AND JUDGES ASSISTANCE PROGRAM BOARD

HONOLULU — The Hawai‘i State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for May was 8.1 percent compared to 8.5 percent in April. Statewide, 595,300 were employed and 52,150 unemployed in May for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 647,450. Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: HAWAI‘I’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 8.1 PERCENT IN MAY – Jobs Increased by 55,400 over-the-year

HONOLULU – Hawaii Attorney General Clare E. Connors joined a coalition of 22 attorneys general and the cities of Oakland, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Jose in urging the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) to repeal what is known as the “Preemption Rule” – a rule that purported to preempt California’s greenhouse gas and zero-emission-vehicles (ZEV) ...
Read More ATG NEWS RELEASE: HAWAII ATTORNEY GENERAL CONNORS URGES NHSTA TO REPEAL EFFORT TO RESTRICT CALIFORNIA’S AUTHORITY TO SET CLEAN CAR STANDARDS

HONOLULU – The Disability and Communication Access Board (DCAB) has released an application form with an instruction sheet for the new Disability Paid Parking Exemption Permit (DPPEP).   Pursuant to changes to Hawai‘i Revised Statutes in 2019, starting July 1, 2021, temporary (red) placards, long-term (blue) placards, and special license plates no longer allow a permittee to park in a metered parking ...
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For full Intent to Veto list: click here to begin download For photos click here For video click here HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has notified legislative leaders and key lawmakers of his intent to veto 28 out of 268 bills passed during the 2021 Hawai‘i legislative session. A complete list of bills on the ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Community Correctional Center (HCCC) reports 28 inmate test results. Of that number, eight were positive, 19 were negative and one was inconclusive. That brings the total active positive inmate cases at HCCC to 111. Of the 20 staff results received, two were positive and 18 were negative. The number of active ...
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WHAT:                      News Conference — Intent to Veto List                                                             WHEN:                      Monday, June 21 at 1:30 p.m.             WHO:                         Governor David Ige   FROM:                      Hawai‘i State Capitol, Office of the Governor, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial Room   DETAILS:                   FOR MEDIA ONLY: Media questions will be taken through ZOOM – Audio. Please RSVP to [email protected] and ...
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Pollinator species provide significant environmental benefits that are necessary for maintaining healthy biodiverse ecosystems.

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