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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Small Business Regulatory Review Board (SBRRB) is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The SBRRB is the “watchdog” for the more than 128,000 small businesses in that may be impacted by rules and regulations promulgated by state and county agencies. Small businesses in Hawaii employ more than 52 percent of the private workforce ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu motorists of changes to the roadwork schedule for this week’s Portland Cement Concrete Pavement Rehabilitation project on the H-1 Freeway between the H-1/H-2 merge and the Aiea Heights Driver overpass. The changes are outlined below. • The eastbound shoulder will be closed on Monday night, ...
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Hawai‘i Beach Safety Week highlights lifeguard and snorkel safety events HONOLULU – In recognition of drowning prevention efforts across the state, Governor David Ige has proclaimed July 29 – Aug. 4 as Hawai‘i Beach Safety Week. Highlights of the week include Hawai‘i island lifeguard rescue demonstrations at Hapuna, a press conference near the Rock Bridge ...
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HONOLULU – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced today it is investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella caused by raw turkey products from a variety of sources. One case has been reported from Hawai‘i, and the investigation by the Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) has been closed. Investigators could not find an ...
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Employees’ Retirement System of the State of Hawaii Names Elizabeth Burton as New Chief Investment Officer The Board of Trustees of the Employees’ Retirement System of the State of Hawaii (ERS) is pleased to announce that Elizabeth Burton, Managing Director of the Quantitative Strategies Group at the Maryland State Retirement Agency, has accepted the position ...
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  HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige appointed Jon Yoshimura to the Oʻahu Senate seat previously occupied by former Sen. Will Espero. Yoshimura will represent District 19 until a new senator is elected in November’s General Election. Yoshimura is not running for the seat. Yoshimura, who most recently worked in the renewable energy sector for Tesla ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige joined a group of Democratic governors in opposing the Trump Administration’s proposed rule that would prohibit health care service providers who receive funding under Title X, from referring their patients to abortion providers.   Title X is a federal grant program dedicated to providing affordable family planning services, preventive care, ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies the public that the Waianae/Wahiawa offramp from Moanalua Road to the westbound H-1 Freeway in Pearl City will be closed on Wednesday night, Aug. 1, 2018, and Thursday night, Aug. 2, 2018, from 11 p.m. to 3 a.m., nightly, to conduct surveying work for the installation ...
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KŪHIŌ HWY, HĀʻENA STATE PARK, SCHOOLS AND MENTAL HEALTH UPDATES AT COMMUNITY MEETING Four State Departments Provide Post-Flood Repair & Recovery Status (Hāʻena, Kaua‘i) – Representatives of four State of Hawai‘i Executive Branch departments provided more than 200 Hāʻena and Wainiha area residents with updates on current and planned construction work, the upcoming school year ...
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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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