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HONOLULU – Attorney General Clare E. Connors joined a coalition of 23 cities, states, and municipalities, led by New York Attorney General Letitia James, in a lawsuit filed today against a Final Rule issued by the Trump Administration’s Department of Health and Human Services, which seeks to expand the ability of businesses and individuals to refuse to ...
Read More Attorney General 2019-25 Hawaii Attorney General Joins Coalition Suing Trump Administration to Stop Allowing Discrimination in Health Care

HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) released its second quarter 2019 Statistical and Economic Report today with first quarter results.  In this report, DBEDT kept its economic growth forecast (GDP) from the first quarter of 2019 unchanged at rates between 1.2 percent and 1.4 percent for the next few years. ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: RATE OF STABLE ECONOMIC GROWTH CONTINUES

(Maunakea, Hawai‘i) –On Sunday and Monday a half-dozen Palila, hatched and raised at the San Diego Zoo Global’s (SDZG) Keauhou Bird Conservation Center, flew in the open air for the first time in their lives. Palila, a distant relative of finches are the last surviving members of sixteen species of finch-billed, seed-eating birds in the ...
Read More DLNR Joint News Release-Six Palila Released into Newly Restored Forest on Hawai’i Island, May 21, 2019

DIPG AWARENESS DAY

Posted on May 20, 2019 in Proclamations

FOOD ALLERGY AWARENESS WEEK

Posted on May 20, 2019 in Proclamations

Honolulu – The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Division of Financial Institutions (HDFI) would like notify consumers that Live Well Financial, Inc. (NMLS #1177) (“Company”) ceased business operations as of May 3, 2019.  In a conference call, the company stated that it is trying to notify customers about the closure of the Company. “I ...
Read More RELEASE: Live Well Financial, Inc. Ceases Operations, Banking Commissioner Provides Guidance

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is issuing the following update on the Kalanianaole Highway Improvements between Olomana Golf Course and the highway’s intersection with Poalima Street. This project was initially envisioned as Phase I for improvements to highway, bike, and pedestrian facilities in Waimanalo. In the preconstruction meeting on March 8, 2016 ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Update on Kalanianaole Highway Improvements – Olomana Golf Course to Poalima Street

Hanapēpē-Eleele HHARP was honored as a Hawai’i Hazards Awareness and Resilience Program (HHARP) disaster resilient community by local and state officials during the Kaua’i Community Disaster Preparedness Fair. This fair was held at the Hanapēpē National Guard Armory on May 18, 2019. Fair organizers are members of a community group named Hanapēpē-Eleele HHARP. Hanapēpē-Eleele together ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: Hanapepe-Eleele Recognized as HHARP Disaster Resilient Community

Link to photos HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today recognized winners of the Governor’s Awards, designed to honor state Executive Branch employees, managers and work teams who exemplify the highest caliber of public service and dedication in serving the people of Hawai‘i. The statewide program is administered by the Department of Human Resources Development. “Public ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR – News Release – Governor Ige honors state’s top employees of the year