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  State breaks ground for new Kapalama Container Terminal Project enhances efficiencies, supports economic growth, provides job opportunities DOT Harbors Division Media Kit (2018) Link to Video Link to soundbites Link to Photos   HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige and the Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) Harbors Division broke ground today for the Kapālama Container ...
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STATE HUNTING SEASON FOR MOURNING DOVE ENDS JANUARY 17   HONOLULU – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) announces a shorter hunting season for the mourning dove (Zenaida macroura) in the State of Hawaii. To comply with federal mandates, including the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, and to ...
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MEDIA ADVISORY Major Conversations and Actions on Climate Change Ramp-Up Hawai‘i’s Preparation for the Future There’s absolutely no question that human production of greenhouse gasses is causing global climate changes. The science is rock solid and the negative impacts have already begun to accrue and accelerate at a frightening rate. All across Hawai‘i discussions, planning ...
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STATE COMMERCIAL MARINE LICENSE FEE INCREASE NOW EFFECTIVE HONOLULU — People who sell the fish they catch in Hawaiian waters are required to have a commercial marine license (CML), whether they’re full-time fishers or “weekend warriors.” At its December 8, 2017 meeting, the Board of Land and Natural Resources approved an increase in the annual ...
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Governors Address to the State Executive Order Brigadier General, Kenneth S. Hara Bio Governor Ige appoints Brigadier General to head review of emergency management enterprise, outlines action plan following false alert January 15, 2018 HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige addressed the State of Hawai‘i Monday, to offer his personal apology for Saturday’s false alert and ...
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MEDIA ADVISORY   WHAT:                      Governor’s Address                                     Updates and announcements regarding false alert will be televised LIVE on the 6 p.m. news on Hawaii’s three major networks.   WHO:                        Governor David Ige                                             WHEN:                    Monday, January 15, 2018 at 6 p.m.   WHERE:                    State Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial Room This event ...
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Aloha, On Saturday, Hawai‘i’s residents and visitors experienced an unfortunate situation that has never happened before and will never happen again – a false alert issued by the Hawai‘i Emergency Management Agency that a ballistic missile was on its way to the Hawaiian Islands. On behalf of the State of Hawai‘i, I deeply apologize for ...
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Governor David Ige’s statement after meetings and debriefings with leaders at the Department of Defense and Hawai‘i Emergency Management: Today is a day most of us will never forget. A terrifying day when our worst nightmares appeared to become a reality. A day where we frantically grabbed what we could, tried to figure out how ...
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Statement Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018   Governor David Ige is meeting this morning with top officials of the State Department of Defense and the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency to determine what caused this morning’s false alarm and to prevent it from happening again.   “While I am thankful this morning’s alert was a false alarm, ...
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TRAIL WORK COMPLETED AT DIAMOND HEAD STATE MONUMENT HONOLULU — The DLNR Division of State Parks today completed improvements to a section of the lower hiking trail at the Diamond Head State Monument summit trail. The work was completed a week ahead of schedule. This completes a multi-phase rockfall mitigation and trail improvement work that ...
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