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HONOLULU — Governor David Y. Ige is encouraging high school girls to participate in the first major cybersecurity training program specifically for young women, grades 9-12, who may be interested in pursuing a career in cybersecurity. The state is partnering with the SANS Institute to bring the GirlsGoCyberStart program to Hawaiʻi.   The first 10,000 ...
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HAWAII’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 2.0 PERCENT IN DECEMBER Jobs Increased by 2,100 in December Over November. HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for December was 2.0 percent, compared to the revised rate of 2.1 percent for November. Statewide, 668,600 were employed ...
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Hawaii Department of Health fines Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay $20,000 for operating without a permit     KAILUA-KONA, HI — The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) has issued a Notice of Violation and Order against Kona Surf Partners LLC (dba Sheraton Kona Resort & Spa at Keauhou Bay) with a ...
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MEDIA ADVISORY January 19, 2018 WHAT:                      Governor’s State of the State Address and Governor’s Media Availability   Governor Ige will focus on expanding successful programs to increase affordable housing, reduce homelessness, and create educational and job opportunities.   WHO:                        Governor David Ige                                            WHEN:                    Monday, January 22, 2018   State of the State Address ...
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Statement by George D. Szigeti, President and CEO, Hawaii Tourism Authority RE: Hawaii Celebrates Polynesia’s Football Legends and Future Stars HONOLULU – George D. Szigeti, president and CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), issued the following statement commenting on the celebration of Polynesia’s football’s heritage and future with the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame ...
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Shot Sheet-Rising Seas in Hawaii Media Clips 1-18-18  (Honolulu) – All across Hawai‘i dialog about the impacts of climate change on our island state are ramping up.  The past year’s ‘King Tides’, along with the erosion caused by typical winter swells, are among the events that are helping to raise awareness about what is predicted ...
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  Hawaii Department of Health investigating possible case of hepatitis A infection in Wah Kung Restaurant employee   HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) is investigating a possible case of hepatitis A infection in a food service employee. This case is unrelated to the earlier cases identified by DOH on Jan. 5, ...
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NEEDED HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENTS COMPLETED IN PUNA AND NANAKULI   An additional lane opened Tuesday on Keaau-Pahoa Road on Hawaii Island and on Farrington Highway on Oahu.   HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) announces the opening yesterday of the Turning Lane on Farrington Highway at Haleakala Avenue and Nanakuli Avenue and the substantial ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Y. Ige announced the appointment of Roy Catalani to serve as deputy director of the Administration Division within the Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) effective January 18, 2018. HDOT’s Administration Division oversees 2,600 dedicated employees working for Hawai‘i’s 15 airports, 10 commercial harbors and 2,500 lane miles of state roadway. Catalani ...
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