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HONOLULU – Attorney General Russell A. Suzuki is warning the public after receiving a report of an individual who held himself out as an employee of the Department going door-to-door in Honolulu asking residents if they were interested in scheduling an appointment for a Keiki ID kit. The Department of the Attorney General does not ...
Read More Attorney General News Release 2018-51 AG Warns of Keiki ID Kit Scam

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) alerts Oahu motorists that Kamehameha Highway will be closed in both directions between Ka Uka Boulevard and Lanikuhana Avenue from 9 p.m. on Friday night, Oct. 5, 2018, continuously through 5 a.m. on Monday morning, Oct. 8, 2018, for bridge rehabilitation work at the Kipapa Stream (Roosevelt) ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Weekend closure of the Kipapa Stream (Roosevelt) Bridge on Kamehameha Highway in Mililani begins Friday night, October 5

LIHUE – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) announces the following modifications to the mid-day convoy schedule for limited local access to the communities of Wainiha and Haena on the north shore of Kauai to take effect beginning Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. In response from the north shore community, these changes have been made to ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Updated schedule for limited local access to Wainiha, Haena via Kuhio Highway effective October 15, 2018

For videos and photos, please click here. The Hawaii State Department of Education (HIDOE) is continuing its ‘ Aina Pono: Harvest of the Month program for a second year. This October, participating public schools statewide will be serving ‘Ulu Beef Stew. The new lunch entrée features locally grown breadfruit, thanks to an ongoing partnership with ...
Read More HIDOE News Release: October’s Harvest of the Month features ‘Ulu Beef Stew in student meals

Survey Assesses Progress Among Fifty States HONOLULU – Hawaii is ranked first among fifty states in emerging technologies/innovation, according to the Center for Digital Government’s 2018 Digital States Survey. It also ranked second for its exemplary work in support of collaboration. In addition to those rankings, Hawaii received an overall grade of B+ in the ...
Read More ETS NEWS RELEASE: Digital States Survey Ranks Hawaii First Place in Emerging Technologies

HONOLULU – Three Hawaii public school teachers are each vying for $100,000 in educational grants to fund innovative projects to engage students and enhance learning at their schools. Ryan Chatfield of Aiea High School, Leimamo Lind-Strauss of Ho‘okena Elementary School, and Zachary Morita of Niu Valley Middle School are among 15 finalists nationwide for the ...
Read More HIDOE News Release: Three Hawaii public school teachers each vying for 0,000 ‘Dream Big’ grants in national competition

HONOLULU – A portable classroom at Ala Wai Elementary School has been transformed into the Jake Shimabukuro Clubhouse for Music Learning and Appreciation to enhance music education for students. Known as “Jake’s Clubhouse,” the space is equipped with a range of instruments including more than 100 ukulele, a dozen guitars, four pianos and 15 percussion ...
Read More HIDOE News Release: Jake Shimabukuro and Music for Life Foundation dedicate Jake’s Clubhouse at Ala Wai Elementary

HONOLULU — Imagine waking up one day and finding there was no water. No water to drink or to cook with. No water to brush your teeth, to shower, flush the toilet, or do laundry with. No water to fight fires or to irrigate our food crops. Hospitals would close, schools would close, businesses would ...
Read More DLNR News release – “IMAGINE A DAY WITHOUT WATER” INVITES ATTENTION TO IMPORTANCE OF FRESH WATER AND CONSERVING PRECIOUS RESOURCE

Park Currently Closed for Repairs and Upgrades (Hilo) – During a regularly scheduled quarterly aerial assessment of forests on Hawai‘i island in late July, spotters detected more trees “symptomatic” for the presence of C. lukuohia, the fungus more commonly known as Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death. These trees are in the Kalōpā State Recreation Area on the ...
Read More DLNR News Release-Rapid Ohia Death Detected at Kalopa State Recreation Area, Oct. 2, 2018

HONOLULU – Gov. Ige has signed a fourth supplementary proclamation to support Hawai‘i Island’s recovery from Kilauea Volcano’s lava flows and activity. This fourth supplementary proclamation once again extends the authority to spend state funds as appropriated to protect the health, safety and welfare of Hawai‘i county residents. The proclamation also supports the state’s effort ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Release — Disaster emergency relief period extended for Hawaii Island’s volcanic eruption recovery