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HONOLULU – A reoccurring Sheriff impersonator scam incident has prompted the Department of Public Safety Sheriff Division to put out a warning. In recent days, several people have called the Sheriff Division to report that an individual contacted them via cell phone claiming to be a deputy sheriff. In these cases, the Sheriff impersonator stated ...
Read More PSD News Release: SHERIFF IMPERSONATORS, EXTORTION SCAM ALERT

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, ...
Read More Office of the Governor News Release: Governor Ige orders flags at half-staff honoring victims of school shooting in Uvalde, Texas

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige issued a second proclamation, establishing another emergency relief period for the axis deer crisis in Maui County. Despite ongoing efforts, the axis deer population has grown to approximately 60,000 or more, which cannot be sustained by the environment on Maui. The large number of deer has devastated pasture forage and ...
Read More Office of the Governor News Release: Governor Ige declares disaster relief period for Maui’s axis deer crisis

For PHOTOS click here For VIDEO click here HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige signed HB1848 (Act 24) into law today, establishing freedom of speech and press protections to student journalists in Hawaiʻi’s public schools and at the University of Hawaiʻi. Act 24 also supports student advisors from retaliation for refusing to censor student journalists. “One ...
Read More Office of the Governor News Release: Governor Ige signs bill extending freedom of press protections to Hawaiʻi’s student journalists

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH)’s Food Safety Branch issued Golden Duck Restaurant a green placard and approved its reopening after a follow-up inspection found that all the critical food safety violations were corrected. Golden Duck Restaurant located at 1221 S. King St. in Honolulu, received a red placard on May 18 and ...
Read More DOH News Release: DOH approves reopening of Golden Duck Restaurant in Honolulu

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) joins Gov. David Y. Ige in proclaiming May 15-21 as Emergency Medical Services Week in Hawai‘i. Emergency Medical Services week recognizes Hawai‘i’s dedicated Emergency Medical Services (EMS) practitioners and professionals. “Every day across our state, EMS providers work with speed and expertise to save lives,” said Dr. ...
Read More DOH News Release: Hawai‘i Department of Health recognizes Emergency Medical Services Rising to the Challenge in Hawai‘i during EMS Week

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) salutes the Class of 2022. DOH recognizes the importance of graduations and what they mean to Hawai’i families. DOH encourages graduates and their families to celebrate safely. Here are tips to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 while honoring our graduates. Celebrate outdoors Wear masks outdoors if ...
Read More DOH News Release: Celebrate graduates safely

(Waialea Bay Marine Life Conservation District) – Conditions to see coral spawning on Tuesday, were near perfect at this Hawai‘i Island, bay. Aquatic biologist Chris Teague, with the DLNR Division of Aquatic Resources (DAR), begins watching for spawning just after dawn. “There were two spawning periods this year on coral colonies across the islands. One ...
Read More DLNR News Release: JUST BECAUSE YOU DON’T SEE IT, DOESN’T MEAN IT DIDN’T HAPPEN