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HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health is preparing for the selection of the first licensees for the Medical Marijuana Dispensary Program by next week Friday.  In the interest of full disclosure and transparency, the Department is notifying the applicants and the public of some recent developments. First, one of the panel members was ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Medical marijuana dispensary licensee selection continues with change in selection panel and start of fingerprint background checks

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii- More than 200 members of the Hawaii Air National Guard (HIANG) and the active duty Air Force returned with their F-22 Raptors to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam following a six-month-long deployment to the Central Command Area of Responsibility (CENTCOM AOR).   The F-22 fighter aircraft and most of the Airmen departed ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today announced his nominations for the Board of Education and the Land Use Commission. The appointments are subject to confirmation by the Senate. Land use Commission: The governor has appointed Dawn Chang and Gary Okuda to the state Land Use Commission. Chang served 14 years as deputy attorney general with ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Governor announces nominees for Land Use Commission, Board of Education

Twenty-seven (27) new adult corrections officers will be sworn in at the Basic Corrections Recruit Class 16-01 graduation. The corrections officers will be assigned to positions in prison and jail facilities across the state. What: Basic Corrections Recruit Class 16-01 graduation ceremony for new adult corrections officers. When: Friday, April 8, 11 a.m. Where: Hawaii Okinawa ...
Read More PSD NEWS ADVISORY: Basic corrections recruit class 2016-01 graduating for new adult corrections officers

HONOLULU — The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will hold a public meeting to provide information and receive public comments relating to the proposed Hāʻena Community-Based Subsistence Fishing Area (CBSFA) Management Plan. The public meeting will be held at Kilauea School Cafeteria, 2440 Kolo Rd, Kilauea, Kaua‘i on Tuesday, April 12, 2016, from ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Public meeting set on proposed management plan for Hāʻena Community-Based Subsistence Fishing Area, Kaua‘i

HONOLULU –A public auction of property seized and forfeited to the State of Hawaii will be held on April 9, 2016 in the Pikake Room at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center. Among the property being auctioned are multiple vehicles, including: 2011 Kia Rio 4 door sedan; 2010 Dodge Dakota Crew Cab 4×4 pickup truck; 2006 ...
Read More AG NEWS RELEASE: Department of the Attorney General holds auction of seized and forfeited property

HILO – Extended furlough inmate Michael Joyce failed to report to the Hawaii Community Correctional Center (HCCC) for his scheduled check-in.  State Sheriffs and Hawaii Police were notified. Inmates in the extended furlough program live and work outside of the facility but must check in at various times throughout the month. Joyce is serving time ...
Read More PSD NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii Island extended furlough inmate fails to check in at facility

KAILUA-KONA, HAWAII —   The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR) will hold a public informational meeting on Friday April 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Kealakehe High School cafeteria, to discuss the Draft Environmental Assessment for the proposed Keauhou Bay Offshore Moorings project. The proposed project involves ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: DLNR holds public information meeting on draft environmental assessment for Keauhou Bay Offshore Moorings

What: Governor Ige to speak at Western Governors’ Association workshop on the Species Conservation and Endangered Species Act Initiative. Topic: “Island Energy Development and the ESA: Unique Solutions for Rare Species.” Who: Governor Ige Western Governors’ Association (representing 19 western states, Guam, Samoa and the Northern Mariana Islands) When: Thursday, April 7, 2016. Governor is scheduled to speak at 9am ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE MEDIA ADVISORY: Governor Ige to speak at Western Governors’ Association workshop on the Species Conservation and Endangered Species Act Initiative