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The Hawaii Community Development Authority (HCDA), Honolulu Emergency Services Department (ESD), and the Howard Hughes Corporation (HHC) welcome the first rescue boat stationed at Kewalo Basin Harbor.  This public-private partnership will provide first class emergency ocean response service to the Kakaako waterfront area and surrounding south shore.  City & County lifeguards will offer photographers and ...
Read More HCDA MEDIA ADVISORY: Rescue boat arrives in Kewalo Basin Harbor

HONOLULU – The Department of the Attorney General is again partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and State Narcotics Enforcement Division, Department of Public Safety to coordinate a prescription drug take-back event on Saturday, April 30, 2016, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at various collection points on Kauai, Oahu, Maui, and in Hilo and ...
Read More AG NEWS RELEASE: National Take-Back Initiative, Turn in your unused and/or expired medications on April 30th

Event: Hawaii State Department of Health will unveil a new online portal and provide a demonstration on how consumers can access data from food safety inspection reports of restaurants or other organizations that serve food. Date: Monday, April 11, 2016 Time: 2:30 p.m. Location: Hawaii Department of Health, Kinau Hale 1250 Punchbowl Street, First Floor Conference Room ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii State Department of Health unveils restaurant inspection website starting with Oahu inspection data

HONOLULU – The Department of Public Safety (PSD) today welcomed a new class of adult correctional officers at a graduation ceremony held at the Hawaii Okinawa Center in Waipahu. Twenty-seven (27) recruits from Basic Corrections Recruit Class (BCRC) 16-01 graduated from training and will begin their careers as correctional officers in facilities across the state. ...
Read More PSD NEWS RELEASE: 2016 graduation ceremony held for new class of adult correctional officers

HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health is preparing for the selection of the first licensees for the Medical Marijuana Dispensary Program by next week Friday.  In the interest of full disclosure and transparency, the Department is notifying the applicants and the public of some recent developments. First, one of the panel members was ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Medical marijuana dispensary licensee selection continues with change in selection panel and start of fingerprint background checks

Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii- More than 200 members of the Hawaii Air National Guard (HIANG) and the active duty Air Force returned with their F-22 Raptors to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam following a six-month-long deployment to the Central Command Area of Responsibility (CENTCOM AOR).   The F-22 fighter aircraft and most of the Airmen departed ...
Read More HDOD NEWS RELEASE: Hawaiian Raptors Return from Deployment

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today announced his nominations for the Board of Education and the Land Use Commission. The appointments are subject to confirmation by the Senate. Land use Commission: The governor has appointed Dawn Chang and Gary Okuda to the state Land Use Commission. Chang served 14 years as deputy attorney general with ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Governor announces nominees for Land Use Commission, Board of Education

Twenty-seven (27) new adult corrections officers will be sworn in at the Basic Corrections Recruit Class 16-01 graduation. The corrections officers will be assigned to positions in prison and jail facilities across the state. What: Basic Corrections Recruit Class 16-01 graduation ceremony for new adult corrections officers. When: Friday, April 8, 11 a.m. Where: Hawaii Okinawa ...
Read More PSD NEWS ADVISORY: Basic corrections recruit class 2016-01 graduating for new adult corrections officers