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  WHAT: The Governor’s 2020 State of the State Address and post-address media availability The Governor’s address will focus on: The Joint Legislative Economic Package: Increasing household income Early childcare/learning Affordable Housing Sustainability for the Future: Agriculture Energy Environment WHO: Governor David Ige WHEN: Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. **Media availability to follow ...
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KAHULUI – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Maui motorists of nightly closures of Hana Highway (Route 360) between Huelo and Hana Town at Mile Markers 8.1 – 8.2 beginning Tuesday, January 28, 2020. All lanes and all directions of Hana Highway will be closed from 9 p.m. to 4 a.m. between Tuesday evening, ...
Read More DOT News Release: Hana Highway to Close at Night Between Huelo and Hana Town Beginning January 28

Randall Tanaka has been named assistant superintendent for the Hawaiʻi State Department of Education’s Office of Facilities and Operations. He will oversee construction and maintenance of school facilities and operations of food services, transportation and security. “Mr. Tanaka is poised and ready to lead our Facilities and Operations team in implementation of Board priorities, my ...
Read More DOE NEWS RELEASE: Randall Tanaka appointed as Assistant Superintendent for Office of Facilities and Operations

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 December 2019 taken on individuals and entities with professional and vocational licenses in Hawaii.  These disciplinary actions include dispositions based upon either the results of contested case hearings ...
Read More DCCA NEWS RELEASE: DCCA DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS (THROUGH DECEMBER 2019)

HONOLULU – Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, “Juju” Smith-Schuster of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Ronnie Stanley of the Baltimore Ravens, and Outland Trophy Winner Penei Sewell of the University of Oregon are part of a group of Polynesian Football Hall of Fame honorees who will speak at two public high schools in Hawaii this Friday, ...
Read More HTA NEWS RELEASE: Polynesian Football Stars to Visit Students at Kaimuki and Campbell High Schools

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) informs the traveling public that the makai (ocean side) lane of Kamehameha Highway in Hauula north of Pokiwai Bridge will be closed 24 hours a day through 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 16. Travel in both directions is maintained by contraflow—alternating vehicles in the remaining open lane. Emergency ...
Read More Single lane on Kamehameha Highway in Hauula at Pokiwai Bridge to remain closed through Thursday

MEDIA ADVISORY January 15, 2020 WHAT:                      Media Availability – Opening Day – Hawai‘i State Legislature WHO:                         Governor David Ige WHEN:                      Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. WHERE:                    Hawai‘i State Capitol, Office of the Governor, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial Room **FOR CREDENTIALED MEDIA ONLY This event will be streamed LIVE through Facebook Live at ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies Oahu motorists of nightly roving closures beginning Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 for crack seal repair work on Puuloa Road, Jarrett White Road, Kahuapaani Street, Halawa Heights Road, Ulune Street, and Fort Weaver Road. The roving closures will move along the roadways mentioned as crews apply sealant ...
Read More DOT NEWS RELEASE: Nightly roadwork scheduled in Salt Lake, Aiea, Halawa, and Ewa Beach for crack seal repair work

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies Oahu motorists that the H-1 Freeway will be closed in the eastbound direction between the Campbell Industrial Park/Barbers Point Harbor offramp (Exit 1A) and the Wakea Street onramp on Tuesday night, Jan. 21, 2020, through Thursday morning, Jan. 23, 2020, from 9 p.m. to 4:30 a.m., ...
Read More DOT News Release: Nightly closures scheduled on the H-1 Freeway at the Kapolei Interchange for the week of Jan. 19 and 26

Mauna Kea Admin rules HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has approved and signed the administrative rules for land managed by the University of Hawai‘i on Mauna Kea. The rules were filed with the lieutenant governor’s office today and will take effect 10 days after filing – on Jan. 23, 2020. The UH Board of Regents ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Release — Governor Ige approves Mauna Kea administrative rules

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