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HAWAII TO RECEIVE $1.9 MILLION TO HELP FARMERS WITH FOOD SAFETY REGULATIONS HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Agriculture (HDOA) has entered into a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help Hawaii food producers comply with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule. Under the agreement, the FDA ...
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(Honolulu) – A juvenile whale shark that was entangled with heavy rope in recent weeks has been freed. On Sunday a group of free divers located the whale shark off Kaunolū, Lānaʻi and after five dives were able to successfully help cut the line. The whale shark was in approximately 30 to 40 feet water ...
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HILO — The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Harbors Division unveiled a mural today in the Hilo Harbor cruise passenger terminal commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Hilo Massacre; one of Hawaii’s earliest labor disputes. The unveiling and public presentation was done in conjunction with the annual observance by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists that the westbound H-201 Moanalua Freeway at the Puuloa Road overpass will be closed nightly during the overnight hours of 10:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday night, July 31, 2018 through Friday morning, Aug. 3, 2018, for the installation of a new dynamic ...
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Hawaii’s Visitor Statistics Results for the First Half and June 2018 HONOLULU – George D. Szigeti, president and CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), issued the following comments on Hawaii’s visitor statistics results for the first half of 2018 and month of June. “Hawaii’s tourism industry did extremely well in the first half of ...
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WAINIHA, Kauai – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) announces the following modifications to the schedule for limited local access to the communities of Wainiha and Haena on the north shore of Kauai to take effect beginning Monday, August 6, 2018. Monday through Saturday (IN EFFECT 8/6) • 5:50 AM Wainiha to Hanalei • 6:20 ...
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HILO – The Hawaii Department of Transportation, Airports Division (HDOT) will be holding a public information meeting on commercial helicopter flights over the residential areas of Hilo. HDOT, Federal Aviation Administration Western Region and Hawaii Helicopter Association representatives will be present to receive community input and answer questions. Community members are encouraged to attend.   ...
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State And Federal Agencies Continue Investigation Into Monk Seal Deaths   (Honolulu) – The investigation into the recent deaths of three Hawaiian monk seals on Molokai is continuing by officers from the NOAA Office of Law Enforcement (OLE) and the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE).   A non-tagged, so unidentified juvenile male ...
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Hawai‘i Department of Health convenes Medical Cannabis Outstanding Issues Working Group meeting to address employment issues and manufacturing and distribution of edible medical cannabis products Wednesday, August 1, 2018 2 – 4 p.m. HONOLULU — The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) will convene a Medical Use of Cannabis Outstanding Issues Working Group tomorrow to address ...
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HONOLULU – Governor David Y. Ige, the Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT), and federal, state, city and community partners kicked off the state’s 9th annual Pedestrian Safety Month today at the State Capitol with an official proclamation ceremony. Held each August, Pedestrian Safety Month strives to educate the public on good pedestrian practices and driver ...
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