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HILO – The state Department of Transportation (HDOT), Airports Division, celebrated a groundbreaking ceremony today for the new Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) station at the Hilo International Airport. The new two-story, 21,000 square-foot facility will include four drive-through truck bays, a fueling area, new training facilities, along with improved work and living quarters for ...
Read More Groundbreaking Ceremony Begins Construction For New Hilo International Airport Aircraft Rescue & Firefighting Station

KONA – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) celebrated the completion of the Kawaihae Harbor Pier 2 Terminal Improvements Project in a dedication ceremony earlier today. The new improvements resurfaced 3.1 acres of cargo yard area at Pier 2, relocated the Harbors Division Office/Maintenance Facility and comfort station structures and made infrastructure improvements to lighting, ...
Read More HDOT Dedicates Kawaihae Harbor Pier 2 Terminal Improvements On Big Island

HONOLULU – Governor David Ige today announced three nominations for the Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR). All three nominations are subject to confirmation by the Senate. Photos may be found at: https://www.flickr.com/photos/govhawaii/. Born and raised in Honolulu, Keith “Keone” Downing is an expert waterman and respected big wave rider. Downing is the son ...
Read More Governor Ige Announces Three Nominations For Board Of Land And Natural Resources

HONOLULU – Governor David Ige today announced the nomination of Audrey Hidano to serve as the Deputy Director of the Department of Accounting and General Services.   Hidano has a wealth of experience in government leadership positions and in the private sector. She has twice served as Deputy Director of the Department of Labor and ...
Read More Governor David Ige Announces Nomination of Department of Accounting and General Services Deputy Director

HONOLULU — As a mark of respect for the late former state Rep. Diana “Mele” Carroll, Gov. David Ige has ordered that the flags of the United States and State of Hawai‘i shall be flown at half-staff at all state offices and agencies, as well as the Hawaii National Guard, from sunrise to sunset on ...
Read More Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Honor of Former State Rep. Mele Carroll