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HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) Clean Air Branch has issued a Notice and Finding of Violation and Order against Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Company (HC&S). HC&S ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii Department of Health cites Hawaiian Commercial and Sugar Company for agricultural burn permit violations

HONOLULU – For-profit education company Education Management Corporation (EDMC) will significantly reform its recruiting and enrollment practices, and forgive approximately $183,865.00 in loans for approximately 181 former Hawaii students, through ...
Read More AG NEWS RELEASE: For-profit college company to change practices and forgive Hawaii student loans through consent judgment

HONOLULU – Today a Hawaii Island grand jury indicted Hawaii County Mayor William P. Kenoi for two counts of felony theft, two additional counts of misdemeanor theft, three counts of ...
Read More AG NEWS RELEASE: Mayor William P. Kenoi indicted for felony theft

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Highway Safety Staff received special recognition from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for their ongoing efforts to make Hawaii’s roadways ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: HDOT highway safety recognized for traffic safety efforts

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 offices ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Flags to fly at half-staff to honor victims of the attacks in Brussels, Belgium  

HILO — The Department of Land and Natural Resources yesterday reopened the Muliwai hiking trail on the far cliff side of Waipio Valley and its campground in the next valley, ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: DLNR reopens Muliwai trail and Waimanu Valley campground after Waipio Valley reopens following no new dengue cases

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is pleased to announce a free public viewing of the Solar Impulse 2. The public will be able to view the aircraft ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: Public viewing of historic solar plane scheduled for Saturday, April 2

HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) is investigating another imported case of Zika virus in Hawaii. This is the second case of Zika to be confirmed this ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii Department of Health confirms another case of travel-related Zika in the state

HILO – The Department of Land and Natural Resources’ (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW), in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service, is now accepting ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Applications sought for Hawai’i Island forestry advisory council positions

HONOLULU – Attorney General Doug Chin provided an update on Hawaii’s firearms background check reporting in conjunction with today’s release by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of recent statistics ...
Read More AG NEWS RELEASE: Attorney General provides update on firearms background checks in Hawaii