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HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) Airports Division and the Department of Public Safety advise the public of an uptick in auto thefts involving unsecured vehicles from airport parking lots. As of July 21, there have been 13 vehicles stolen from parking lots at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL). Of those ...
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HONOLULU – COVID-19 testing is continuously being conducted statewide at all facilities. The Hawaii Community Correctional Center (HCCC) reports 68 inmate test results, two of which were positive and 66 were negative. HCCC also reports 18 staff test results. Of that number, 17 were negative and one was inconclusive and will be retested. The Halawa Correctional ...
Read More PSD NEWS RELEASE: DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY COVID-19 UPDATE

(Kahului, Maui) – A remarkable discovery on Wednesday is providing a morale boast and hope to the dozens of experts working to save kiwikiu from extinction. One bird, released into the Nakula Natural Area Reserve (NAR) on the leeward slopes of Haleakalā, was found alive and well, after being thought dead for 605 days. Zach ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: ONE SMALL BIRD PROVIDES GLIMMER OF HOPE FOR SAVING A SPECIES – Kiwikiu Given Up for Dead Discovered in Maui Natural Area Reserve

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) Airports Division and the Department of Public Safety to speak on auto thefts involving unsecured vehicles from airport parking lots. WHO: Ross Higashi, HDOT Deputy Director for Airports Lieutenant Bryan Marciel, Commander, Sheriff Airport Section, Daniel K. Inouye International Airport WHEN: 11 a.m., Friday, July 23, 2021 ...
Read More DOT MEDIA AVAILABILITY: AUTO ANTI-THEFT MEASURES AT HAWAII AIRPORTS

HONOLULU – A live skunk was captured at Pier 1 in Honolulu Harbor yesterday. Inspectors from the Hawai`i Department of Agriculture’s Plant Quarantine Branch (PQB) were called Tuesday morning by a ship’s terminal supervisor who reported that an animal, possibly a skunk, was seen on the deck of a container ship that arrived from San ...
Read More DOA NEWS RELEASE: LIVE SKUN TRAPPED AT HONOLULU HARBOR

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) will begin the needed repair of three state routes in central O‘ahu under the Kamehameha Highway, Kamananui Road, and Wilikina Drive Rehabilitation, Vicinity of Weed Circle to H-2 project. The project, which was initially scheduled to begin in early 2021, was delayed by multiple bid protests. The ...
Read More DOT NEWS RELEASE: REHABILITATION OF KAMEHAMEHA HIGHWAY, KAMANANUI ROAD, AND WILIKINA DRIVE

(Kapolei, Oʻahu) – The Department of Hawaiian Home Lands is seeking public comment on its Fiscal Year 2020-2021 expenditures of the Native Hawaiian Housing Plan (NHHP) and Annual Performance Report (APR) under the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act (NAHASDA). Title VIII of NAHASDA requires DHHL, as the sole recipient of Native Hawaiian ...
Read More DHHL NEWS RELEASE: PUBLIC COMMENT SOLICITED FOR DHHL NAHA SDA REPORT

(Kapolei, Oʻahu) – Hawaiian Homes Commission Chair William J. Ailā, Jr. has issued a statement on the Commission on Water Resource Management’s unanimous decision to accept the Department of Hawaiian Home Land’s (DHHL) Water Use Permit Application, which increases the Department’s Hoʻolehua Water System pumping allocation to 595,000 gallons per day. “We are grateful for ...
Read More DHHL NEWS RELEASE: Chair Ailā Statement on Increased Water Allocation

(HONOLULU) – The Hawai‘i Commission on Water Resources Management (CWRM) has approved a permit request from the Hawai‘i Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) to allocate a half million gallons of water per day (.595 mgd) to supply new and existing uses of Hawaiian Home Lands on Moloka‘i. In 1993, DHHL filed a water user ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: MORE HOMESTEADING OPPORTUNITIES FOR NATIVE HAWAIIANS ON MOLOKA‘I AFTER WATER COMMISSION DECISION

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies Oahu motorists that beginning on Tuesday night, July 20, 2021, a fourth lane will be closed on the H-1 Freeway in the eastbound direction between the Pearl Harbor Interchange and Keehi Interchange, for deck repair work. Lane closures will occur nightly, on Monday nights through Saturday ...
Read More DOT NEWS RELEASE: UP TO FOUR LANES CLOSED NIGHTLY FOR THE H-1 FREEWAY AIRPORT VIADUCT IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT BEGINNING JULY 20