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HONOLULU – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today held a Zika Action Plan Summit, bringing together state and local senior officials to provide them with the information and tools needed to improve Zika preparedness and response within their state and jurisdictions. A delegation of leaders from the Hawaii State Department of ...
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HONOLULU  —   Enforcement officers of the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) today towed a piece of sperm whale remnant several miles out to sea before releasing it for currents to take it away from the islands.  Earlier this morning, the remnant weighing several tons was found about 200 yards offshore from Kalanianaole Beach ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Sperm whale carcass is towed out to sea, public cautioned to remain out of Nanakuli waters for safety

HONOLULU –  The Department of Land and Natural Resources has posted shark warning signs this afternoon on the west Maui coastline from Lone Pine (milepost 13 on Honoapi‘ilani Highway)  to the Olowalu Recycling Center, following a report received just before 2 p.m. today that 46-year old female visitor was bitten on the fin by a ...
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Medical Biller’s Day

Posted on Mar 31, 2016 in Proclamations

KAILUA-KONA, HAWAII  –  In conjunction with the County of Hawaii closing the nearby beach parks, we are going to close the Kekaha Kai State Park-Maniniowali (Kua Bay) section today.  There are very strong currents and undertow conditions along with high surf currently affecting the beach area of the park.  The Department of Land and Natural ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Strong ocean currents, undertow and high surf cause closure of Kekaha Kai State Park- Maniniowali (Kua Bay) section

Date:     Sunday, April 24, 2016 Time:     Gates open at 1:00 pm   (Reservations required) School Performances from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Gates close at 5:00 pm Gov. David Ige, Hawaiʻi’s First Lady Dawn Amano-Ige and the Washington Place Foundation invite you to Springtime at Washington Place – Celebrating Music in Our Schools on ...
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NANAKULI, O‘AHU  —   Following the arrival on shore this afternoon about 2 p.m. of a 25’ section of decomposed sperm whale at Nanakuli Beach Park, the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is currently looking at extraction options to remove the carcass. The challenge will be getting to the whale. It is now located ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Sperm whale carcass near Nanakuli shoreline, public cautioned to keep out of area waters, sharks seen

Honolulu, HI – Filing taxes is more important than ever this year for individuals and families who got their 2015 health insurance coverage through the Hawai‘i Health Connector. When an individual or family files their taxes and reconciles their advanced premium tax credits, they preserve the ability to receive help with health insurance in 2017. ...
Read More DHS NEWS RELEASE: Filing Taxes Is More Important Than Ever for Those with Health Connector Insurance