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HONOLULU — Fans of the Department of Land and Natural Resources’ annual State Historic Preservation Division (SHPD) photographic calendar will find a unique historic journey in the 2016 edition. It highlights the evolution of Hawaii’s agricultural field systems, from the first Polynesian voyagers, up to the modern revitalization of some systems by nonprofit groups. Proponents ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Traditional agricultural field systems of Hawai’i are focus of 2016 state historic preservation calendar

(KIHEI, MAUI) – Today, a group of volunteers returned from Kanapou, Kaho’olawe after spending the last four days removing marine debris from the shores of the protected and culturally significant island.  This project was funded by the Department of Land and Natural Resources’  “Japan Goodwill Fund.” In 2013 the State of Hawaii received $250,000 as ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Japan tsunami marine debris fund helps clean Kaho’olawe

HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) announces its new Hawaii State Trade and Export Promotion Assistance Program (HiSTEP-AP), which will provide direct awards to individual companies to participate in export marketing activities. The program is supported by funding from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).  Application proposals may request a ...
Read More DBEDT NEWS RELEASE: DBEDT announces new export development assistance program

KAILUA-KONA – The Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority (NELHA) businesses are experiencing a surge in product sales, which are a major factor in Hawaii’s aquaculture record high sales in 2014. A review of export data indicates a majority of this increase in production is also being exported outside the U.S.  Products produced at NELHA ...
Read More DBEDT NEWS RELEASE: Businesses at NELHA Experience Spectacular Growth in Production and Exports

HONOLULU – The State of Hawaii Office of Consumer Protection has announced that holders of gift cards purchased from the former retailer RadioShack can now file claims seeking to recover the unused balance on their cards. Consumers who have unused RadioShack gift cards with a balance can go to the website oldradioshackgiftcards.com to read about ...
Read More DCCA NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii consumers can recover full value of unused Radioshack gift cards

HONOLULU – The High Technology Development Corporation (HTDC) is inviting companies looking for talented kamaaina to make use of their technology skills at a higher-than-average paying job in their home state to participate in its16th annual Holiday Science & Tech Job Fair. The event will feature exhibitors from the tech, software, web and medical industries, ...
Read More DBEDT NEWS RELEASE: 16th annual holiday tech job fair aimed at keeping and bringing talented kama’aina home

HONOLULU — At the direction of the President of the United States, the United States flag and the Hawai‘i state flag will be flown at half-staff until sunset at the State Capitol and upon all state offices and agencies as well as the Hawai‘i National Guard in the State of Hawai‘i until sunset, December 7, ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Flags to fly at half-staff in honor of victims of San Bernardino tragedy

  LIHU‘E, KAUA‘I —   The Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) announces the availability of feral goat control permits in Hunting Unit A, Kekaha Game Management Area (GMA) on the island of Kaua‘i, pursuant to Title 13, Chapter 123-2.2, 5, 5.1 and 9 in “Rules Regulating Game Mammal Hunting.” ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Special feral goat hunting permits available for Kekaha GMA on Kaua’i

Members of the Hawaii State Legislature will participate in a tour to see the organizations creating the tech ecosystem, which allows local startups to grow and compete in global markets. Hawaii legislators will interact with the state’s brightest tech and innovation companies where high-wage jobs are being created during a half-day tour starting at Manoa ...
Read More DBEDT NEWS RELEASE: 2nd annual Legislative Innovative Crawl highlights Hawaii tech ecosystem

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has appointed Rob Lee as protocol officer and deputy military affairs liaison, and Thomas Kahalu Lee, Jr. as military affairs liaison. ROB LEE: Lee served with the United States Air Force from 1980 to 1988 before joining the Hawai‘i Air National Guard in 1988. He served as the senior enlisted ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Two military veterans join Governor Ige’s administration