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HONOLULU – Missing work furlough inmate George Goings was captured on Molokai yesterday morning by Maui County Police officers assigned to Molokai.  Goings was located and arrested based on information cultivated and provided by Sheriff Deputies assigned to the Fugitive Unit and Capitol Patrol Unit.  Sheriffs are transporting him back to the Oahu Community Correctional ...
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  HONOLULU – The Executive Office on Early Learning is accepting applications for free pre-kindergarten classes for the 2016-17 school year. The free classes are available to eligible children at 19 public elementary schools on O‘ahu, Kaua‘i, Maui, Moloka‘i, Lāna‘i and Hawai‘i Island, where need is greatest. The state-funded program serves children who qualify, based ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Executive Office on Early Learning accepting applications for free pre-kindergarten classes

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) alerts the public that two southbound lanes will be closed on Liliha Street between Vineyard Boulevard and North King Street beginning at 9 a.m. on Friday, April 22, 2016 through 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 24, 2016 as part of the Liliha Street Rehabilitation project. This is ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: Weekend lane closures on Liliha Street scheduled for Friday, April 22

Full-Scale Exercise to Test Disaster Response Readiness HONOLULU — On Thursday, April 28, the Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) will conduct a Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) full-scale, multi-agency exercise to practice procedures designed to allow for rapid distribution of medications to the public during a large-scale emergency or disaster. The U.S. Centers for Disease ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Department of Health seeks volunteers to simulate mass distribution of medications to the public

National Park Week

Posted on Apr 16, 2016 in Proclamations

HONOLULU –- The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation has commissioned a paving project at Ke‘ehi Small Boat Harbor in Honolulu. The paving will be carried out in three phases. Now underway is phase one of the paving project, which began Saturday, April 9, 2016. It will encompass the ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Roadways at Ke’ehi small boat harbor to be paved

KAHULUI – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) Airports Division celebrated the start of construction on the new Consolidated Rent-A-Car (Conrac) facility at Kahului Airport, Friday, April 15, 2016. The groundbreaking ceremony marks the beginning of construction to build a beautiful and functional facility that will enhance the customer experience for those traveling to and ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: Construction begins on new earth friendly facility at Kahului Airport

(HONOLULU) – Today the State Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) issued an order directing Alexander & Baldwin, Inc., and East Maui Irrigation Company, Ltd. (collectively A&B) to commence the environmental review process in support of A&B’s application for a lease of water from the license areas of Honomanu, Keana, Huelo and Nahiku. Within ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Alexander & Baldwin to commence environmental review process

HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) released a report today that examines the non-English speaking population in Hawaii based on data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau from 2010 to 2014.  The department’s Research and Economic Analysis Division created the report. The “Non-English Speaking Population in Hawaii” report looks at ...
Read More DBEDT NEWS RELEASE: DBEDT releases report on non-English speaking population in Hawaii