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HONOLULU, HI  ̶  Five nominees for Associate Judge for the Intermediate Court of Appeals have been announced for consideration by the State Judicial Selection Committee to Governor Josh Green, M.D. ...
Read More Office of the Governor – News Release – Governor Green considers nominations for Intermediate Court of Appeals

WAILUKU, HI — Governor Josh Green, M.D. has selected Michelle L. Drewyer to serve as Circuit Court Judge for the Second Circuit, to fill the vacancy created by now-Maui County ...
Read More Office of the Governor – News Release – Gov. Green makes first judicial appointment

(KAUPŌ, MAUI) –Management efforts on the southeast slopes of Haleakalā aim to gradually restore the native forest ecosystem of Maui’sKīpahulu Forest Reserve. The DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) ...
Read More DLNR News Release – INPUT SOUGHT FOR KIPAHULU FOREST RESERVE

HONOLULU – The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) and the state Boards and Commissions released a summary of disciplinary actions through the month of February 2023 taken ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: DCCA Disciplinary Actions (Through February 2023)

(Hāpuna Beach State Recreation Area, Hawai‘i Island) – Careful progress is being made toward restoration of water service at Hāpuna Beach, to address residents’ concerns. The DLNR Division of State ...
Read More DLNR News Release – Hapuna Beach Water Solution

PĀ‘IA, HI – The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) issued a red “Closed” placard to Café Mambo to protect public health. The restaurant, owned and operated by Betham Pacific LLC, ...
Read More News Release: Hawai‘i Department of Health Issues Red Placard to Café Mambo in Pā‘ia

HONOLULU, HI—We can confirm the deceased female in a Mililani car fire was Specialist Laau J. Laulusa, 21 years old, a proud Soldier with the Hawai‘i Army National Guard. She ...
Read More MEDIA RELEASE: Hawai‘i Army National Guard Mourns Death of Specialist Lauu J. Laulusa

HONOLULU, HI  ̶  Today marks day 100 of Governor Josh Green, M.D.’s administration. Gov. Green became Hawaiʻi’s ninth governor on December 5, 2022 and has since managed to fully staff ...
Read More Office of the Governor – News Release – Governor Green Marks 100 Days in Office

The Hawai‘i Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA) will be testing new or upgraded warning sirens this week at six locations on O‘ahu. The tests will sound various alert tones which will ...
Read More HIEMA NEWS RELEASE: What’s That Sound? Hawai‘i Emergency Management Agency to Test Six New or Updated Sirens across O‘ahu This Week

HONOLULU – State Broadband Coordinator of the Hawai‘i Broadband and Digital Equity Office, Burt Lum, was recently recognized with two awards for his important work championing digital equity in the ...
Read More DBEDT NEWS RELEASE: HAWAI‘I STATE BROADBAND COORDINATOR RECOGNIZED WITH TWO PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS