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HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i State Council on Developmental Disabilities will convene its 16TH annual “Day at the Capitol” event on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the State Capitol Auditorium. More than 400 self-advocates, family members, friends, service providers, and other advocates have registered for the event. Participants will receive ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Capitol Event Raises Awareness of Including People with Developmental Disabilities in All Facets of Community Life

Industry Professionals Behind “Inside Out,” “The Patriot Games” and “A Dog’s Purpose” Here Meg LeFauve to Headline Public Talk on March 18 HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism’s (DBEDT) Creative Industries Division (CID) announces a workshop to teach individuals with innovative ideas about how to maximize opportunities in the media marketplace. ...
Read More DBEDT NEWS RELEASE: Take Your Entertainment Idea to Hollywood at Ideation Weekend

HONOLULU — At the direction of the President of the United States, the national and state flags shall be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol and upon all state offices and agencies as well as the Hawai‘i National Guard in the State of Hawai‘i as a mark of respect for the memory of Nancy ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Flags to fly at half-staff as a mark of respect for the memory of Nancy Reagan

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) alerts the public that two northbound lanes will be closed on Liliha Street between North King Street and Vineyard Boulevard beginning at 8:30 a.m. on Friday, Mar. 11, continuously through 6 p.m. on Sunday, Mar. 13, as part of the Liliha Street Rehabilitation project. This is the ...
Read More DOT NEWS RELEASE: Weekend Lane Closures on Liliha Street Scheduled to Begin Friday, Mar. 11

HONOLULU – The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) is pleased to announce that more than 9,900 Hawaii professionals may now renew their licenses online at pvl.ehawaii.gov/mypvl.   Professionals able to renew online for this cycle include: Architects Land Surveyors Landscape Architects Professional Engineers The program is a part of the highly successful effort by ...
Read More DCCA NEWS RELEASE: Architects, Professional Engineers, Landscape Architects, and Land Surveyors to Renew Licenses Online at MyPVL

HONOLULU – The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) will commemorate National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) Mar. 6-12 by hosting a free Consumer Education Fair from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 9 in the courtyard of the King Kalakaua Building at 335 Merchant St. “The purpose of NCPW is to promote consumer ...
Read More DCCA NEWS RELEASE: State Hosts Consumer Education Fair During National Consumer Protection Week

Volunteers Have Given More Than 20,000 Hours of Service (Honolulu) – Seventeen Hawaii hunter education instructors were honored today by DLNR Chair Suzanne Case and First Deputy Director Kekoa Kaluhiwa during a service award presentation kicking off Hawaii’s annual instructor meeting.  The volunteer instructors, responsible for training youth and adult hunters at 75 classes annually, ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Hunter Education Instructors Recognized for Outstanding Service

HONOLULU — The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) has closed those portions of land within Kipuka ‘Ainahou and Mauna Kea Forest Reserve and public hunting areas, situated at Humu‘ula, Hawai‘i and belonging to the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL). The license agreement allowing DLNR to manage ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Closure of DHHL Lands at Kipuka ‘Ainahou and Portions of Mauna Kea Forest Reserve

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) will temporarily close Runway 4R-22L for runway maintenance work at the Honolulu International Airport for three nights next week. During the closure, flights will be redirected to other operational runways which will alter their flight paths. This may increase air traffic noise over the Ewa Plains during ...
Read More DOT NEWS RELEASE: Honolulu International Airport Runway to Temporarily Close for Maintenance

HONOLULU —  The Department of Land and Natural Resources announced the opening of the 2016 Spring Bearded Turkey hunting season this week. The spring season will run for 46 consecutive days through Friday, April 15, 2016. The spring season will be for bearded turkeys only, in locations identified below. The season length, bag limits, and ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Big Island 2016 Spring Bearded Turkey Season Opens