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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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HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT), along with Amazon Web Services (AWS), the Pacific Center for Advanced Technology Training (PCATT), and the Hawai‘i Executive Collaborative’s Technology Readiness User Evaluation (TRUE) announced a new Cloud Computing Certification initiative for Hawai‘i’s residents. Through the support of Amazon Web Service (AWS), the program ...
Read More DBEDT News Release: HAWAII CLOUD COMPUTING CERTIFICATION AND REMOTE WORK PILOT PROJECT OFFERED

Department of Health: Hawai‘i Reaches One Million Vaccine Doses Mark https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/what-you-should-know/current-situation-in-hawaii/ 98 New COVID-19 Cases Reported DOH reports 98 new cases of coronavirus today. This report includes cases up until Tuesday at 11:59 p.m. Full data is posted on the State COVID-19 dashboard and on the DOH Disease Outbreak & Control Division website daily: hawaiicovid19.com/dashboard. ...
Read More HAWAI‘I COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER DAILY NEWS DIGEST April 15, 2021

LIHUE – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is increasing the allowed vehicle weight for Kuhio Highway (Route 560) between Kolopua Apartments and Hanalei Plantation Road to vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of 10 tons, effective Thursday, April 15, 2021. Previously, vehicles with payload capacity of ¾ of a ton were directed to detour ...
Read More DOT News Release: POSTED WEIGHT THRESHOLD FOR KUHIO HIGHWAY ON KAUAI’S NORTH SHORE INCREASED TO 10 TONS

HONOLULU — The Hawai‘i State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for March was 9.0 percent compared to 9.2 percent in February. Statewide, 590,800 were employed and 58,750 unemployed in March for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 649,550. Nationally, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate ...
Read More DLIR News Releases: HAWAI‘I’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 9.0 PERCENT IN MARCH

WAIPIO — Kanoelani Elementary special education teacher Jenna Oskey was honored today as the state winner of the prestigious Teacher of Promise Award from the Milken Educators of Hawaii, an organization made up of 70 educators and administrators who have been recognized by the Milken Family Foundation. The Teacher of Promise award annually recognizes Hawaii’s ...
Read More HIDOE News Release: Kanoelani Elementary teacher receives 2021 Teacher of Promise Award from the Milken Educators of Hawaii

Department of Health: https://health.hawaii.gov/coronavirusdisease2019/what-you-should-know/current-situation-in-hawaii/ 72 New COVID-19 Cases Reported and Two Additional Deaths DOH reports 72 new cases of coronavirus today and two deaths. Maui 1 woman, 70-79 yrs, underlying conditions, hospitalized 1 woman, 80+ yrs, underlying conditions, hospice care This report includes cases up until Monday at 11:59 p.m. Full data is posted on ...
Read More HAWAI‘I COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER DAILY NEWS DIGEST April 14, 2021

What: New Siren Tests for Woodlawn-Upper Mānoa, and Nu`uanu Valley. Who: Hawai`i Emergency Management Agency. When: Friday, April 16, 2021. Hawai`i Emergency Management Agency to Conduct New Siren Testing in the City and County of Honolulu HONOLULU  — The Hawai`i Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA), together with the City and County of Honolulu Department of Emergency Management, will conduct siren testing at the ...
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(Waimānalo Bay Beach Park) – The City and County of Honolulu (C&C) Dept. of Parks and Recreation is keeping this park closed today, following the removal this morning, of the body of a Hawaiian Humpback whale. The 25 to 35-ton carcass was first spotted in the ocean off the beach yesterday morning, along with at ...
Read More DLNR News Release: WAIMĀNALO BAY BEACH PARK TO REMAIN CLOSED AFTER WHALE BODY REMOVED

(HONOLULU) – Five proposed changes, including four additions totaling roughly 8,100 acres and one withdrawal of about 2.7 acres, are being considered for the State Forest Reserve System (FRS), which is managed by the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW). The FRS represents the state’s largest public forest lands that provide a variety of ...
Read More DLNR News Release: INPUT SOUGHT ON ADDITIONS AND WITHDRAWALS FROM STATE FOREST RESERVE SYSTEM