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PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice.  All projects are weather permitting. — H-1 FREEWAY — 1) HONOLULU Right or left lane closure on the Pali Highway offramp (Exit 21A) from the H-1 Freeway in the eastbound direction on Monday, Sept. 27, through Friday, Oct. 1, from 9 a.m. ...
Read More DOT News Release: Oahu lane closures for the week of Sept. 25 – Oct. 1

PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice.  All projects are weather permitting. — HAWAII BELT ROAD (ROUTE 19) — 1) WAINAKU Single lane closure on Hawaii Belt Road (Route 19) possible in either direction between Kanoa Street and Kahoa Street on Tuesday, Sept. 28 through Friday, Oct. 1, from ...
Read More DOT News Release: Hawai’i Island lane closures for the week of Sept. 25 – Oct. 1

PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice.  All projects are weather permitting. — MAIN STREET (ROUTE 32) — 1) WAILUKU (NIGHT WORK) Shoulder closure on Main Street (Route 32) possible in either direction between High Street and Kinipopo Street on Thursday, Sept. 30 continuously through Friday, Oct. 1, from ...
Read More DOT News Release: Maui Lane lane closures for the week of Sept. 25 – Oct. 1

PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice.  All projects are weather permitting. — KUHIO HIGHWAY (ROUTES 56/560) — 1) WAILUA Shoulder closure and narrowed lanes on Kuhio Highway (Route 56) between mile markers 5.7 and 6.6, vicinity of Leho Drive and Kapaa Bypass 24 hours a day until further ...
Read More DOT News Release: Kauai lane closures for the week of Sept. 25 – Oct. 1

HONOLULU – The Department of Human Resources Development (DHRD) has released updated vaccination rates for the State of Hawaiʻi’s executive branch employees. As of September 13, 2021: 88.8% of the state’s executive branch employees are vaccinated for COVID-19 2.6% are partially vaccinated 8.6 percent are NOT vaccinated. The departments with the highest fully vaccinated rates ...
Read More Office of the Governor: Nearly 90 percent of State employees are vaccinated

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Health is issuing prioritization guidelines for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in order to implement the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) recommendations on COVID-19 booster doses. First and second doses should have priority over any booster doses. The best way to protect Hawai‘i families and communities is ...
Read More DOH News Release: DOH authorizes Pfizer booster doses, prioritizes first shots & kupuna

The O‘ahu Visitors Bureau (OVB) has appointed Catherine Orlans as destination manager. A new position funded by the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority (HTA), as destination manager Orlans will be responsible for implementation and oversight of the O‘ahu Destination Management Action Plan (DMAP), as well as O‘ahu’s Community Enrichment Program (CEP). Orlans lends extensive experience in the ...
Read More HTA News Release: O‘ahu Visitors Bureau Appoints Catherine Orlans as Destination Manager

HONOLULU – Alexis Charpentier, HIV transmission reduction coordinator in the Hawai‘i Department of Health’s Harm Reduction Services Branch, has been recognized as one of the nation’s rising leaders in public health. She was recently named as one of the de Beaumont Foundation’s 40 Under 40 public health leaders for 2021. The de Beaumont Foundation is ...
Read More DOH News Release: Alexis Charpentier recognized for being among the nation’s “40 under 40” public health professionals

(KAHULUI) – The rusting fence around the Kanahā Pond Wildlife Sanctuary on Maui is closer to being replaced with a predator-proof fence, with Governor Ige’s Wednesday release of initial funding for the project. The bird sanctuary, surrounded by urban and industrial development, has also been a focus of this week’s mass clean-up of trash, vehicles, ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Amala Place Cleanup & CIP funding kick start restoration improvements at Kanahā Pong Wildlife Sanctuary

HONOLULU — The Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation (HDOT) has withdrawn its request to terminate the lease for Dillingham Airfield (also known as Kawaihapai) as discussions with the U.S. Army and airfield tenants progresses. “As a result of the combined efforts of our staff, area legislators, the Army, and the tenants operating at Dillingham, HDOT is ...
Read More DOT News Release: HDOT Revokes intent to terminate lease for Dillingham Airfield

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