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HONOLULU – At the direction of the President of the United States, Gov. David Ige has ordered that the United States flag and the Hawai‘i state flag will 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, ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — Flag Order — Flags to fly at half-staff on Sunday in honor of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has nominated Judge Keith K. Hiraoka, 59, to serve on the Intermediate Court Appeals. The position has been vacant since Associate Judge Lisa M. Ginoza was elevated to the position of Chief Judge on the Intermediate Court of Appeals in April 2018. Hiraoka is currently a Judge on the First ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Release — Governor nominates Keith Hiraoka for Intermediate Court of Appeals

HONOLULU — One way to ensure keiki have a good start in life is to ensure families have access to a wide range of resources and supports while raising their children. Having trained home visitors support new parents and families has been proven to improve the health of mothers and their children, encourage positive parenting, ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: DOH receives .9 million federal grant for home visiting program to support families

OAHU LANE CLOSURES FOR THE WEEK OF OCT. 6 – OCT. 12   PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice. All projects are weather permitting.   — H-1 FREEWAY —   1) HONOLULU (SHOULDER CLOSURE) 24-hour shoulder closure on the H-1 Freeway in the westbound direction between the Pali ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Weekly lane closures

HONOLULU — One way to ensure keiki have a good start in life is to ensure families have access to a wide range of resources and supports while raising their children. Having trained home visitors support new parents and families has been proven to improve the health of mothers and their children, encourage positive parenting, ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: DOH receives .9 million federal grant for home visiting program to support families

HAWAII SUPREME COURT AFFIRMS THE EQUAL PARENTAL RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF MARRIED SAME-SEX COUPLES HONOLULU – The Hawaii Supreme Court ruled today that same-sex spouses must be treated as the presumed parents of children born during their marriage, just as opposite-sex spouses are. The case involves a dispute between L.C. and M.G., a formerly married ...
Read More Attorney General News Release: Supreme Court Affirms Parental Obligations Under Marriage Equality

HONOLULU – Attorney General Russell A. Suzuki is warning the public after receiving a report of an individual who held himself out as an employee of the Department going door-to-door in Honolulu asking residents if they were interested in scheduling an appointment for a Keiki ID kit. The Department of the Attorney General does not ...
Read More Attorney General News Release 2018-51 AG Warns of Keiki ID Kit Scam

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) alerts Oahu motorists that Kamehameha Highway will be closed in both directions between Ka Uka Boulevard and Lanikuhana Avenue from 9 p.m. on Friday night, Oct. 5, 2018, continuously through 5 a.m. on Monday morning, Oct. 8, 2018, for bridge rehabilitation work at the Kipapa Stream (Roosevelt) ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Weekend closure of the Kipapa Stream (Roosevelt) Bridge on Kamehameha Highway in Mililani begins Friday night, October 5

LIHUE – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) announces the following modifications to the mid-day convoy schedule for limited local access to the communities of Wainiha and Haena on the north shore of Kauai to take effect beginning Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. In response from the north shore community, these changes have been made to ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Updated schedule for limited local access to Wainiha, Haena via Kuhio Highway effective October 15, 2018

For videos and photos, please click here. The Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) is continuing its ‘ Aina Pono: Harvest of the Month program for a second year. This October, participating public schools statewide will be serving ‘Ulu Beef Stew. The new lunch entrée features locally grown breadfruit, thanks to an ongoing partnership with ...
Read More HIDOE News Release: October’s Harvest of the Month features ‘Ulu Beef Stew in student meals