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Architectural surveys to be a part of the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act HONOLULU —  Hawaii’s towns and landscapes are changing rapidly. The era of the sugar plantations is coming to a close. The once numerous crack seed, shave ice, and mom and pop stores on small town streets are giving way ...
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HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is postponing planned lane closures on Kamehameha Highway along Oahu’s North Shore in anticipation of thousands of people venturing to Waimea Bay to watch the Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau surf tournament. Previously planned utility installation, repairs and lane striping work will be postponed Wednesday, Feb. ...
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HONOLULU – Three O‘ahu residences have been added to the Hawai‘i Register of Historic Places by the  Hawai‘i Historic Places Review Board. Compromised of experts including historians, architects, sociologists, cultural specialists, and archaeologists, the Hawai‘i Historic Places Review Board currently has 9 members. The following residences were entered onto the register: The Roy and Virginia ...
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The state supports the county’s effort to break the cycle of dengue fever infection and transmission on Hawai‘i Island. Our number one priority is the health and safety of Hawai‘i’s residents and visitors. We will continue to work with county officials on a daily basis. The state will issue an emergency proclamation if and when ...
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Lost power and winds and waves brought it in half mile off Onealii beach KAUNAKAKAI, MOLOKAI — A 43 foot sailing vessel, “Mithrandir’s Dream,” ran aground about 2 a.m. last night a half-mile off the Molokai coast at Onealii near Kanoa fishpond. Investigation by DLNR’ Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement is ongoing. Salvage company ...
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One Arrested, 70 Cited, and Tons of Trash Airlifted Out (HONOLULU) – Combined law enforcement and clean-up operations at the world-renowned Kalalau Beach in the Napali Coast State Wilderness Park on Kauai over the past month, have resulted in dozens of citations, an arrest, and the airlifting of tons of accumulated rubbish from the area. ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) today posted the list of applicants for Medical Marijuana Dispensary Licenses. A total of 66 applications were received during the application period of Jan. 12, 2016, 8  a.m., Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Jan. 29, 2016, 4:30 p.m. HST. The names of all individual applicants and ...
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HONOLULU — As a mark of respect for the late Hawai’i State Senator Gilbert Kahele, Gov. David Ige has ordered the flags of the United States and State of Hawai‘i shall be flown at half-staff at all state offices and agencies, as well as the Hawai‘i National Guard, from sunrise to sunset on Monday, February ...
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HONOLULU — The Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) is seeking comments on a Draft Environmental Assessment (DEA) in connection with a proposed Habitat Conservation Plan and Incidental Take License (ITL) for game management at Pu‘u Wa‘awa‘a Forest Reserve and Pu‘u Anahulu Game Management Area. Division of Forestry and ...
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Phase Three of Restoration & Reforestation Project (LIHUE) – For the last few weeks a large excavator has been digging hole after hole on the steep slopes of state forest reserves in the Kokee area of Kauai.  Some 3,000 acres of land were scorched during a series of wildfires there during the summer of 2012.  ...
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