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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) has confirmed the first case of rat lungworm disease in the state this year in an adult resident of West Hawaii on Hawaii Island. The individual became seriously ill earlier this month and is being treated at a hospital. Laboratory results confirmed evidence of the rat lungworm ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) will be holding a Public Informational Meeting to inform the public of construction work on the Interstate Route H-1 Shoulder Work and Portland Cement Concrete Pavement Rehabilitation project in the vicinity of the Waimalu Viaduct to Halawa and the project’s noise variance permit. The project consists of ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige is in Washington, D.C. to attend the National Governors Association’s Winter Meeting, which will include discussions on the future of food and agriculture, transportation infrastructure and the opioid crisis. The governor will also attend the Western Governors’ Association meeting, where he will participate in a wide range of discussions including ...
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HONOLULU – Under the leadership of Gov. David Ige, the bipartisan U.S. Climate Alliance is strongly urging Congress to protect the U.S. Department of Energy from massive funding cuts proposed by the Trump Administration. In a clearly worded letter addressed to the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources and the U.S. House Committee ...
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS Office of Administrative Hearings DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLÓN DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 20, 2018 DCCA DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS (Through January 2018) HONOLULU – The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) and the state Boards and Commissions released a summary of disciplinary actions through ...
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The state’s goal is to lead the nation in emergency management, and Gen. Hara’s report is comprehensive and covers the major requests in my Executive Order. As a result, I consider this to be the final report, and there is no need for an additional report in another 30 days. However, this is an enduring ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige and Brig. Gen. Kenneth Hara today released the All Hazards Preparedness Improvement Action Plan and Report that was prepared as directed by Executive Order 18-01. The Action Plan was designed to review current emergency response systems, including notifications and warnings, and make recommendations for improvement. “We are moving forward with ...
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MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT: Media Briefing on Brigadier General Kenneth Hara’s All-Hazards Preparedness Improvement Action Plan and Report WHO: Governor David Ige Brig. Gen. Kenneth Hara Mayor Harry Kim WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. WHERE: State Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial Room This event will be streamed LIVE through http://dod.hawaii.gov/blog/fy-2018/fma-livestream/ ### Media Contacts: ...
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Honolulu – Trace levels of the chemical bromacil were recently detected in water samples collected at a Mililani Wells III pump and a Waipio Heights Wells III pump during testing prior to placing these pumps into service. Drinking water from these wells remains safe as the trace levels detected were well below the Environmental Protection ...
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  Photos: Year of the Hawaiian HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today proclaimed 2018 as the Year of the Hawaiian with a proclamation signing ceremony at Washington Place. The Hawai‘i State Senate passed Resolution 74 during the 2017 legislative session, requesting that 2018 be designated as the “Year of the Hawaiian.” The Office of Hawaiian ...
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