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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige ordered that the United States flag and the Hawai‘i state flag be flown at half-staff in honor of Sen. Daniel K. Akaka from April 6, until sunset on the day of his interment. Sen. Akaka’s family has scheduled a private burial for May 21. Therefore, the United States flag and ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has signed a supplementary emergency proclamation declaring the City and County of Honolulu a disaster area after flooding caused heavy damage in East Honolulu – from Niu Valley to Waimānalo. The supplementary proclamation expands the original emergency proclamation for Kaua‘i issued by Gov. Ige on April 15. “This proclamation supports ...
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HONOLULU – Attorney General Russell Suzuki today announced that the State of Hawaii has received $84,749,797.79 as part of its arbitration settlement with the Tobacco Industry. The settlement resolves an ongoing dispute between the tobacco companies and Hawaii, relating to compliance with the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) from 2004 – 2017. The Attorney General ...
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The State of Hawaii Office of Consumer Protection is warning consumers to be on the look out for scammers who are asking you to wire money. Wiring money is fraught with risk, and often means that the person who receives it is a scammer. “We recently learned of an increase in reports where scammers highjack ...
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Setting aside land for public purposes

Setting aside land for public purposes

LEAD Hawaii Hui Members HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige emphasized collaboration today as he announced the launch of a pilot program called Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD), which aims to improve public safety and reduce criminal activity in Downtown Honolulu and Chinatown. The pilot is funded by the Hawai‘i Department of Health — Alcohol and ...
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HONOLULU – The State’s Industrial Hemp Pilot Program will begin accepting applications for licenses to grow the crop beginning today. The objective of the pilot program is to allow the cultivation of industrial hemp in Hawaii for the purposes of agricultural and academic research. The Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) will open the program incrementally ...
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  MEDIA ADVISORY   WHAT:                     News Conference: Homelessness Partnership                                     Launch of Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion (LEAD) project   WHO:                        Gov. David Ige Marc Alexander, Executive Director, City & County of Honolulu Department of Housing Heather Lusk, Executive Director, The CHOW Project and Life Foundation Lt. Mike Lambert, Honolulu Police Department   WHEN:                      Wednesday, April 18, ...
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