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For boat launching facilities, to be under the control and management of the State of Hawaii, Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation, being that parcel of land situate at Mokauea, Sand Island, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii.

Certain land situated at Mokauea and Kaholaloa, Sand Island, Honolulu, Oahu was set aside for the San Island State Recreational Area. The Board of Land and Natural Resources approved the withdrawal of a portion of land, from Executive Order No. 2704 dated October 17, 1974.

HONOLULU — Gov. David Y. Ige today announced that the State of Hawai‘i has negotiated an agreement with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to offer a special enrollment period for eligible Hawaii residents from the Compact of Free Association (COFA) nations who are seeking health care coverage through healthcare.gov. The enrollment will ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Enrollment in Healthcare.gov extended for eligible Hawaii residents

HONOLULU — Gov. David Y. Ige today signed a second supplemental proclamation that allows the state to continue its coordinated efforts with the counties to provide emergency shelter, long-term housing and services to those without homes. “We are continuing to work closely with the counties to focus on specific services that we know will move ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Governor expands homeless response efforts

(HONOLULU) – Thomas “Tommy” Friel, a conservation law enforcement officer for nearly three decades, has been named the new Chief of the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE), effective Monday, December 28, 2015. In making the announcement, DLNR Chair Suzanne Case said, “We have the great privilege of hiring Tommy, who has deep personal ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Veteran law enforcement officer named DOCARE chief

2nd Supplementary Proclamation Regarding Homelessness

(HONOLULU) – Rapid ‘Ōhi‘a Death, is a mysterious disease that has already killed hundreds of thousands of Hawaii’s iconic and native ‘Ōhi‘a, the backbone of Hawaii’s native forests and watersheds. Dr. J.B. Friday of the University of Hawaii Cooperative Extension Service explains, “ROD is caused by a fungus called Ceratocystis fimbriata.  This disease is new ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Hundreds of thousands of ‘Ōhi‘a trees killed by mysterious disease

HONOLULU – Attorney General Doug Chin announced today that Claus Z. Hansen, owner of Affordable Casket and Moanalua Mortuary, began serving his prison sentence this morning immediately following his sentencing hearing. Hansen earlier pleaded guilty to 7 counts of felony theft in State Circuit Court. Circuit Court Judge Dean Ochiai sentenced Hansen to 30 days ...
Read More AG NEWS RELEASE: Mortuary owner sentenced

As part of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 (IRTPA), Congress directed the establishment of the Information Sharing Environment (ISE) to improve and facilitate the sharing of terrorism, law enforcement, weapons of mass destruction and homeland security information among federal, state, local, tribal and private sectors.

Rapid ‘Ōhi‘a Death has already killed hundreds of thousands of this native tree in Hawaii Island forests.  This disease is new to science and to Hawaii and thus has prompted state and federal agencies to combine efforts to try and find answers and potential treatments, as well as to inform and educate people about Rapid ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Rapid ‘Ōhi‘a death prompts interagency attention and battle