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Honolulu – Gov. David Ige today joined with a bipartisan group of 17 governors to announce the Governors’ Accord for a New Energy Future – a joint commitment to take ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Governor Ige joins bipartisan Governors’ Accord for a New Energy Future

HONOLULU — At the direction of the President of the United States, the national and state flags shall be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol and upon all state ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S NEWS RELEASE: Flags to fly at half-staff as a mark of respect for Associate Justice Antonin Scalia

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige signed an emergency proclamation Friday, as a preventive measure against mosquito borne illnesses that include dengue fever and Zika. This follows the recent decision by ...
Read More Governor’s Office News Release: State mobilizes to prevent mosquito borne illnesses

Two representatives from the U.S. Coast Guard and the U.S. Army also honored for participating in Sheriff Recruit Academy HONOLULU – Public Safety Department officials, family members and friends today ...
Read More PSD NEWS RELEASE: 8 New Deputies Join State Sheriff Division Ranks

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has appointed Merton Chinen to lead the Office of Youth Services (OYS). OYS is administratively attached to the Department of Human Services. Chinen has worked ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S NEWS RELEASE: Governor Ige appoints executive director of Office of Youth Services

Settlement to Provide Restitution for Consumers that Used MoneyGram to Make Fraud Induced Transfers HONOLULU – Stephen Levins, Executive Director of the State of Hawaii Office of Consumer Protection, today ...
Read More DCCA NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii Takes Part in Multistate Settlement Against Moneygram

HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) released its first quarter 2016 Statistical and Economic Report.  In the Economic Outlook section of the report, DBEDT keeps ...
Read More DBEDT NEWS RELEASE: DBEDT Keeps Hawaii Economic Growth Forecast Unchanged

Large, Native Corals Being Grown Using Fast-Growth Protocol (HONOLULU) – In one corner of the Anuenue Fisheries Research Center on Oahu’s Sand Island, a modest collection of buildings has become ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: New State Coral Nursery Provides “Insurance” for Lost or Damaged Reefs

HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige, in recognition of the 75th anniversary of the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor this December, has appointed retired Navy Adm. Thomas B. Fargo ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Governor Ige establishes committee to head 75th commemoration of Pearl Harbor attack

Architectural surveys to be a part of the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act HONOLULU —  Hawaii’s towns and landscapes are changing rapidly. The era of the sugar ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: State Historic Preservation Staff to Survey Architecture of Neighborhoods on Kaua‘i, Maui and Hawai‘i