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HONOLULU – Today the Hawaii State Department of Health, Department of Education (HIDOE), and University of Hawaii released high school data from the 2015 Hawaii Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) for the state and all four counties. The YRBS is a bi-annual survey that regularly monitors the health risk behaviors of public, non-charter school students ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: New findings show promising trends in Hawaii student health behaviors

DESIGNED TO REDUCE FALL INJURIES AMONG KUPUNA HONOLULU – Fall-related injuries and fatalities among Hawaii seniors are reaching troubling numbers.  Every year in Hawaii an average of 86 seniors die, 1,912 are hospitalized, and 8,010 are treated in emergency departments. Falls disproportionately affect the elderly, and statistics show those older than age 65 are the ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Statewide fall prevention awareness campaign June 22- August 30

HONOLULU — The state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) through its attached agency, the Hawaii Strategic Development Corporation (HSDC), announces the fourth annual MaiTai Maui Tech Night, a signature Startup Paradise event held in partnership with a group of Silicon Valley venture capitalists, tech executives and entrepreneurs. “MaiTai Maui Tech Night serves ...
Read More DBEDT NEWS RELEASE: Fourth annual MaiTai Maui Tech Night takes place Tuesday June 14

Deadline for permit applications is Wednesday, July 20, 2016 HILO — The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) announces the opening of the hunting season in the Pu‘u Wa‘awa‘a Forest Reserve (PWW) Youth and Disabled Hunt and Makai Sections pursuant to Title 13, Chapter 123, “Rules Regulating Game ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Feral goat, sheep and pig hunt and ungulate control program announced for the Pu’u Wa’awa’a forest reserve

Programs Accelerate Growth of Hawaii’s Creative Entrepreneurs HONOLULU – The state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism’s (DBEDT) Creative Industries Division (CID) announces the participants and coaches for the Music Immersive Program (June 11-15) through the department’s Creative Lab Hawaii (CLH). The program will take place on Hawaii Island, right before the annual Hawaii ...
Read More DBEDT NEWS RELEASE: Creative Lab Hawaii announces music immersive participants for songwriting boot camp and mentors

Hawaii Forest Bird Recovery Project Reminds People, “Birds Not Rats” (Hanapepe, Kauai) – With fewer than 500 ʻakikiki, an endemic Hawaiian honey creeper, (Oreomystis bairdi) left in the wild, a loss of even a couple of eggs to predators like rats is considered a setback to the people trying to save this native species from ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Rats believed to be responsible for eating endangered ‘Akikiki eggs

HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) today reached a settlement agreement with the Haleiwa Beach House restaurant located at 62-540 Kamehameha Highway. Both parties today signed an Administrative Order of Consent (AOC) that allows the restaurant to operate with a seating capacity previously approved in 2012 for the establishment formerly known as ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii Department of Health and Haleiwa Beach House Restaurant reach settlement of wastewater violations

Hawaii Department of Transportation is operating under the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST)~Act, Public Law No. 114-94, for federal fiscal years 2016 through 2020…

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Oahu residents that Runway 4R-22L will be closed for nightly airfield maintenance from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. beginning Wednesday night, June 8, 2016 through Saturday morning, June 11, 2016. During this time, flight patterns will be altered to use other operational runways which may cause ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: Runway 4R-22L temporarily closed at Honolulu International Airport for airfield maintenance