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HONOLULU – The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) and the state Boards and Commissions released a summary of disciplinary actions through the month of December 2019 taken on individuals and entities with professional and vocational licenses in Hawaii.  These disciplinary actions include dispositions based upon either the results of contested case hearings ...
Read More DCCA NEWS RELEASE: DCCA DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS (THROUGH DECEMBER 2019)

HONOLULU – Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, “Juju” Smith-Schuster of the Pittsburgh Steelers, Ronnie Stanley of the Baltimore Ravens, and Outland Trophy Winner Penei Sewell of the University of Oregon are part of a group of Polynesian Football Hall of Fame honorees who will speak at two public high schools in Hawaii this Friday, ...
Read More HTA NEWS RELEASE: Polynesian Football Stars to Visit Students at Kaimuki and Campbell High Schools

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) informs the traveling public that the makai (ocean side) lane of Kamehameha Highway in Hauula north of Pokiwai Bridge will be closed 24 hours a day through 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 16. Travel in both directions is maintained by contraflow—alternating vehicles in the remaining open lane. Emergency ...
Read More Single lane on Kamehameha Highway in Hauula at Pokiwai Bridge to remain closed through Thursday

MEDIA ADVISORY January 15, 2020 WHAT:                      Media Availability – Opening Day – Hawai‘i State Legislature WHO:                         Governor David Ige WHEN:                      Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. WHERE:                    Hawai‘i State Capitol, Office of the Governor, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial Room **FOR CREDENTIALED MEDIA ONLY This event will be streamed LIVE through Facebook Live at ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — Media Advisory — Media Availability — Opening Day Hawaii State Legislature

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies Oahu motorists of nightly roving closures beginning Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 for crack seal repair work on Puuloa Road, Jarrett White Road, Kahuapaani Street, Halawa Heights Road, Ulune Street, and Fort Weaver Road. The roving closures will move along the roadways mentioned as crews apply sealant ...
Read More DOT NEWS RELEASE: Nightly roadwork scheduled in Salt Lake, Aiea, Halawa, and Ewa Beach for crack seal repair work

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies Oahu motorists that the H-1 Freeway will be closed in the eastbound direction between the Campbell Industrial Park/Barbers Point Harbor offramp (Exit 1A) and the Wakea Street onramp on Tuesday night, Jan. 21, 2020, through Thursday morning, Jan. 23, 2020, from 9 p.m. to 4:30 a.m., ...
Read More DOT News Release: Nightly closures scheduled on the H-1 Freeway at the Kapolei Interchange for the week of Jan. 19 and 26

Mauna Kea Admin rules HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has approved and signed the administrative rules for land managed by the University of Hawai‘i on Mauna Kea. The rules were filed with the lieutenant governor’s office today and will take effect 10 days after filing – on Jan. 23, 2020. The UH Board of Regents ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Release — Governor Ige approves Mauna Kea administrative rules

LIHUE – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) informs the public that the closure scheduled tonight for Kuhio Highway (Route 560), on the north shore of Kauai to complete paving at the Waipa Bridge, is cancelled due to inclement weather. Work was rained out on Thursday, Jan. 9 and Friday, Jan. 10. Additional closures were scheduled ...
Read More DOT News Release: Jan. 13 Update: Additional Full Closures of Kuhio Highway for Bridge Work on the North Shore Needed

(Honolulu) – An engineer estimates it will take at least $8 million to repair extensive damage at the Kawaihae North Small Boat Harbor on Hawai‘i Island caused by massive swells during a New Year’s eve and day storm event. DLNR Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR) engineer Finn McCall recounted, “Waves crashed through the ...
Read More DLNR News Release-Repairs to Kawaihae Small Boat Harbor North to Take Millions, Jan. 13, 2020

(Honolulu) – The 2020-2024 update to the original strategic response plan for the fight against Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death notes many challenges ahead. Released today, the plan calls for additional funding of $4 million, each year, over the next five years to continue progress toward understanding and addressing the fungal disease that has seriously impacted Hawai‘i’s ...
Read More DLNR News Release-Rapid Ohia Death Fight Estimated to Need Million Annually, Jan. 13, 2020