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HONOLULU – Attorney General Doug Chin announced that Susan Escobar (Escobar) and her daughter, Yolanda Cristina Escobar Hiro (Hiro), pled guilty yesterday to Theft in the Second Degree for committing ...
Read More AG NEWS RELEASE: Mother and daughter sentenced for defrauding state medicaid program

HONOLULU – The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) and the state Boards and Commissions released a summary of disciplinary actions through the month of February 2016 taken ...
Read More DCCA NEWS RELEASE: DCCA disciplinary actions

HANA – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises motorists that Hana Highway (Route 360) will be closed at Milepost 6.1 near the Nailiilihaele Stream Bridge, on Friday, March 11, ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: Hana Highway closed for slope mobilization work, March 11

HONOLULU — Women’s Community Correctional Center (WCCC) work furlough inmate Levon Kahee failed to return to the YWCA Fernhurst furlough home in Makiki this morning. She left for work at ...
Read More PSD NEWS RELEASE: WCCC work furlough inmate fails to return to furlough house in Makiki

  HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) confirmed today a new locally-acquired case of dengue fever on Hawaii Island. The individual does not have a history of ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii Department of Health confirms new locally acquired case on Hawaii Island

  LIHU‘E – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) and the Kaua‘i National Wildlife Refuge Complex (KNWRC) are reminding Kaua‘i residents that March is the middle of the ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Nēnē goslings in danger from loose pets during nesting season

HONOLULU – The Department of Public Safety was notified this evening that extended furlough inmate John Luna was arrested by Honolulu Police. Luna failed to report to OCCC Module 20 ...
Read More PSD NEWS RELEASE: Missing OCCC extended furlough inmate arrested

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists that the Pali Highway will be closed in the Honolulu-bound direction between Kamehameha Highway and Waokanaka Street from 7 ...
Read More DOT NEWS RELEASE: Pali Highway Honolulu-Bound Closed Saturday Night, March 12, for Routine Maintenance

HONOLULU – The White House announced today the next round of 15 new TechHire regions, which includes Hawai‘i. President Obama selected the High Technology Development Corporation (HTDC), an attached agency ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Governor Ige applauds White House decision to select Hawai‘i’s High Technology Development Corporation for TechHire program

HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Health is launching two new search tools designed to help make it easier for Hawaii residents to redeem and recycle deposit beverage containers. ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii Department of Health’s HI-5 Deposit Beverage Container Program Offers New Search Tools to Locate Recycling Centers