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HONOLULU – Effective immediately, the Oahu District Office’s Halekauwila Street drive-thru drop box is closed due to building construction.  The Department hopes to re-open its drive-thru drop box during the 2016 tax season. Due to building construction, access to the Department’s Halekauwila Street parking lot and driveway is closed to the public.  Taxpayers may continue ...
Read More DOTAX NEWS RELEASE: Oahu tax drop box temporarily closed

Attorney General Douglas S. Chin announced that the Department of the Attorney General has launched the Professional Fundraiser Registration System for paid professional solicitors and professional fundraising counsels (“Fundraisers”) that contract with charities. The online system allows these Fundraisers to register with the Department of the Attorney General and to annually renew their registrations.  The ...
Read More AG NEWS RELEASE: Attorney General launches professional fundraiser registration and financial reporting system for charity solicitors and fundraisers

HONOLULU — As a mark of respect for the late former State Representative Jack Lucas Larsen, Gov. David Ige has ordered that the flags of the United States and State of Hawai‘i shall be flown at half-staff at all state offices and agencies, as well as the Hawaii National Guard, from sunrise to sunset on ...
Read More FLAG NOTICE: Flags to fly at half-staff in honor of former State Representative Jack Lucas Larsen

Picture Bride Day

Posted on Sep 25, 2015 in Proclamations

HONOLULU — According to a National Weather Service (NWS) briefing this morning, Niala strengthened into a tropical storm overnight. The center of the system is located about 455 miles southeast of Hilo and continues to move slowly in a northwest direction. Forecasters are confident that Tropical Storm Niala will begin to weaken over weekend and ...
Read More HI-EMA NEWS RELEASE: Hawai’i Island to feel impacts of Tropical Storm Niala

Moon Festival Celebration Day

Posted on Sep 25, 2015 in Proclamations

SCHOFIELD BARRACKS, Hawaii (Sept. 24, 2015) – The Army is joining National Prescription Drug Take-Back efforts, Sept. 26, by collecting expired, unwanted, or unused prescriptions and other medications, here. The Army’s collection location will be located at the Schofield Barracks Post Exchange from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This semi-annual event provides a safe, convenient ...
Read More USAG NEWS RELEASE: Army joining National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

HONOLULU — The Governor’s office will provide public briefings on Lāna‘i and Moloka‘i as part of a statewide effort to share health care innovation plans and get community feedback. Two health care initiatives meant to improve insurance coverage, health care access and coordination of care will be addressed in the following proposals: The state’s proposed ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S NEWS RELEASE: State heading to Moloka‘i, Lāna‘i for public briefings on health care innovation

HONOLULU –  Gov. David Ige today released the names of the judicial nominees that were provided by the Judicial Selection Commission to fill one vacancy each on the First Circuit Court (O‘ahu) and Third Circuit Court (island of Hawai‘i). The Judicial Selection Commission reviewed and evaluated the backgrounds and qualifications of all applicants before submitting ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Governor Ige releases names of circuit court judge nominees

LIHUE – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises Kauai motorists of 24/7 lane and intersection closures in the vicinity of Lihue starting on Monday, Sept. 28. These closures will occur for road paving as part of the Nawiliwili Road Improvements project.  See below for lane closure details. ·        Single lane closure ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: Lane closures in Lihue next week starting Monday Sept.28