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HONOLULU – Under the Direction of the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) and its Creative Industries Division, Creative Lab Hawaii (CLH) is set to begin its summer program for music and transmedia. CLH is welcoming songwriters and storytellers to join the program on the Big Island this summer.     “We’re thrilled to ...
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SBRRB ELECTS OFFICERS FOR 2018 – 2019 HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism’s (DBEDT) Small Business Regulatory Review Board (SBRRB) has announced its officers for 2018 – 2019.   Anthony Borge has been reappointed as SBRRB chair.  Borge has been a member of the Board since December 2012, and has served ...
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Hawai‘i’s critical shortage of affordable dwellings will get an additional boost from a USDA Forest Service Wood Innovation grant. The design and building of a prototype Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) is one part of the three-part $250,000 grant the Forest Service awarded. This is the first time Hawai‘i has been awarded one of these grants ...
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HONOLULU – To honor dedicated Emergency Medical Services (EMS) practitioners and professionals statewide who work around the clock on the front lines of medical care, the Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) will join Gov. David Ige for a proclamation signing ceremony designating May 20-26 as Emergency Medical Services Week in Hawai‘i. The ceremony is scheduled ...
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  MEDIA ADVISORY   FEDERAL GRANT HELPS HAWAI‘I’S AFFORDABLE HOUSING DELIMMA   Hawai‘i’s critical shortage of affordable dwellings will get an additional boost from a USDA Forest Service Wood Innovation grant. The design and building of a prototype Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) is one part of the three-part $250,000 grant the Forest Service awarded. This ...
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  MEDIA ADVISORY   MANOA RESIDENTS INVITED TO INFORMAL BRIEFING Learn about what’s involved in project to reduce flooding hazard   Manoa residents are invited to attend an informal briefing to learn about a Department of Land and Natural Resources stream maintenance improvement project, done in collaboration with UH and the City and County of ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) will hold public informational meetings beginning next week and scheduled through August to explain the impact cesspools are having on drinking water and sensitive surface waters. The meetings will also provide information on possible solutions to the cesspools. Last December, DOH submitted a report on cesspools ...
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HONOLULU – As dramatic video footage is shown daily from the island of Hawaii of lava flowing, new fissures opening and ash plumes, Hawaii Governor David Ige reassured people worldwide that Kilauea volcano is being closely monitored and stated emphatically: “Travel is safe to the Hawaiian Islands.” Governor Ige noted, “We have a skilled contingent ...
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  HONOLULU—For the seventh consecutive year, the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) is promoting Hawaii’s leading life science companies and research organizations at the annual BIO International Convention, the largest global event for the life sciences industry. This year’s event will be held on June 4 – 7, at the Convention Center ...
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HONOLULU – At the direction of the President of the United States, Gov. David Ige has ordered that the United States flag and the Hawai‘i state flag will be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol and upon all state offices and agencies as well as the Hawai‘i National Guard in the State of Hawai‘i, ...
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