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Fast Enterprises Selected as Vendor HONOLULU – The Department of Taxation is pleased to announce the kick-off of its Tax System Modernization (TSM) project.  The TSM project will bring a modern, integrated, commercial off-the-shelf software solution for revenue collection to the State of Hawaii. Once implemented, TSM will: (1) process returns and refunds in a ...
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HONOLULU — National Weather Service (NWS) briefed Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA), local emergency management and civil defense agencies, and federal and state partners on the favorable change in Tropical Storm Hilda’s intensity and track this morning. As of the 5 a.m. NWS advisory, Hawaii County remains in a Tropical Storm Watch, Flash Flood Watch, ...
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Grants authority to make adjustments to the wages, hours, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment for elected and appointed officials, and employees in the Executive Branch who are excluded from collective bargaining coverage.

HONOLULU – The Division of Consumer Advocacy (Consumer Advocate) of the state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs today filed its Direct Testimony recommending that the Public Utilities Commission (PUC) reject the $4.3 billion NextEra Energy, Inc. – HECO Companies merger as proposed. Consumer Advocate Jeffrey Ono believes that the current proposal is not in ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today announced that Scott Morishige will join the administration on August 24th as the Governor’s Coordinator on Homelessness. Morishige will serve as the state’s point person for homelessness, which includes leading the Hawai‘i Interagency Council on Homelessness (HICH), staffing the Governor’s Leadership Team on Homelessness, and working closely with Director ...
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What:            Media briefing following the weekly meeting of the Governor’s Leadership Team on Homelessness        Who:              Governor David Ige, members of the Governor’s Leadership Team on Homelessness When:           Monday, August 10th at 3pm      Where:         State Capitol, 5th Floor Executive Chambers, Ceremonial Room We plan to live stream the event through the governor’s website ...
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HONOLULU — Hawaii Emergency Management Agency, local emergency management and civil defense agencies, and federal and state partners continued coordination efforts with the National Weather Service (NWS) for Hurricane Hilda. Coordination efforts included a briefing from NWS on expected impacts and track of Hilda and discussion of current and planned actions by the local and ...
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ELOY, AZ – Saguaro Correctional Center has notified the Department of Public Safety of the death of a Hawaii inmate at their facility in Eloy, Arizona. On Thursday, at about 3:15 p.m. (HST), Saguaro inmate Jason McCormick activated a distress button in the housing cell and advised correctional officers that his cellmate needed medical attention.  ...
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HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige, Karen Armes, Acting Regional Administrator for FEMA Region IX, and Major General Arthur J. Logan, Director of Emergency Management, signed the 2015 Hawaii Catastrophic Hurricane Plan today as Hawaii faces another potential tropical cyclone. “The Catastrophic Hurricane Plan provides strategies for joint state and federal actions before, during, and after ...
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(LIHUE, KAUAI) – The Kalalau Trail in the Na Pali Coast State Wilderness Park is likely the most heavily used hiking trail in Hawaii. An estimated 500,000 visitors and residents use the spectacular trail each year. Sandwiched between the ocean and the towering cliffs of the Na Pali Coast, the trail is widely featured in ...
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