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(WAILUKU) –  During mid to late August, 2015 the Wailuku Water Company, LLC (WWC) will undertake repairs to the Waihee Ditch siphon where it crosses ʻĪao Stream.  According to the work plan, the stream needs to be nearly dry to repair the siphon and provide a safe working environment. WWC will divert a portion of ...
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What:  News briefing following this week’s meeting of the Governor’s Leadership Team on Homelessness Who:  Governor David Ige, Leadership Team members When:  Monday, August 3, 2015 at 3:00 pm Where:  State Capitol, 5th Floor Executive Chambers, Ceremonial Room We plan to live stream the event through the governor’s website https://governor.hawaii.gov/ ### Media Contacts: Jodi Leong ...
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KONA – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) will be holding a public informational meeting for the Queen Kaahumanu Highway Widening Project, Phase 2, to update the community of planned construction and anticipated traffic impacts.  The meeting is scheduled at the following location and time. Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 6 to 8 p.m. Kealakehe High ...
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HONOLULU — Based on the Hurricane Guillermo coordination call today between Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA), National Weather Service, and federal, state, and local emergency management defense partners, HI-EMA offers the following preparedness advice to residents and visitors: Continue your emergency preparedness activities. Download our preparedness brochure at http://www.scd.hawaii.gov/documents/SCD_PrepareBrochure.pdf for detailed recommendations and other resources. ...
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Paradise Ride Kaua’i Days

Posted on Aug 1, 2015 in Proclamations

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Highways Division advises the public that work on the Kamehameha Highway Repair and Repaint Karsten Thot Bridge project will start Monday, Aug. 3, 2015.  This project will prolong the life expectancy of Karsten Thot Bridge while improving vehicular, bicyclist, and pedestrian safety. The steel truss bridge was ...
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HONOLULU— Oahu residents are advised to prepare a 7-day Disaster Supply Kit. Although Hurricane Guillermo may weaken before the system approaches the Hawaiian Islands next week, strong winds, heavy rains and high surf could potentially result in evacuations or other problems. With Hawaii’s remoteness, in a major disaster it could be as long as a ...
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HONOLULU – At approximately 1 p.m. Deputy Sheriffs located and arrested missing extended furlough inmate Dyson Kepano in the Kona area.  He is being transported to the Hawaii Community Correctional Center. Kepano is serving time for Burglary, Theft and Forgery.  Escape 2 is expected to be added to his charges. His next parole hearing was ...
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HONOLULU — Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (formerly State Civil Defense) continues to work with emergency management and civil defense partners to monitor Hurricane Guillermo, which was 1425 miles east-southeast of Hilo at 11 a.m. today. “The National Weather Service has advised us that the uncertainty in Guillermo’s projected track is high,” said Doug Mayne, Administrator ...
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HONOLULU – Attorney General Douglas Chin announced today that Honolulu Police Officer Siave Seti, 29, has been charged with Assault in the Third Degree, a misdemeanor offense punishable by up to one year jail and/or a $2,000 fine. The complaint alleges that on February 24, 2015, Mr. Seti caused bodily injury to a Palolo Valley ...
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