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(HONOLULU) – While workers associated with the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) on Mauna Kea on Hawaii Island begin maintenance and repair activities, hunting and other recreational activities and research also continue on the mountain.  Suzanne Case, Chairperson of the Department of Land and Natural Resources said, “Mauna Kea is very much a multiple-use area for ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: DLNR lands on Mauna Kea used for recreation, research and recovery

HONOLULU – The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) is pleased to announce that more than 36,000 Hawaii professionals may now renew their licenses online at https://pvl.ehawaii.gov/mypvl. The program is a part of the highly successful effort by DCCA to implement efficient online filing procedures for businesses and professionals. Professionals able to renew online ...
Read More DCCA NEWS RELEASE: License renewals available for more than 36,000 professionals at MyPVL

HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) Clean Air Branch has issued Notices and Findings of Violations and Orders (NOVOs) against four facilities in the state. Responsible parties may request a hearing to contest the violations and penalty fees. Hawaii BioEnergy AlgaeCo, LLC aka Hawaii BioEnergy, LLC was cited for late submittal of ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii Department of Health cites companies for air permit and pollution violations

(HANALEI, KAUAI) – Hanalei Stream is again flowing freely and within its banks after the completion of a multi-million dollar stream restoration project.  Hanalei is one of only two EPA National Heritage rivers west of the Rockies. A breach in its bank, 20 years ago, diverted water from the stream and often flooded adjacent properties after ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Hanalei Stream restoration project is completed

HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health Sanitation Branch issued a red placard today to Makittii Hawaii, a Waikiki buffet restaurant located at 2380 Kuhio Avenue because of a number of food safety code violations. The restaurant is now closed and the Department of Health has temporarily suspended the restaurant’s food permit until all ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii State Department of Health issues red “closed” placard to Waikiki Restaurant Makittii Hawaii

HONOLULU – Two well-known and popular community locations in Honokaa, Hawaii were recently added to the National Register of Historic Places: Hotel Honoka‘a Club The Hotel Honoka‘a Club, dating to about 1927, is a two story-wood frame commercial building located at 45-3480 Māmane Street in the historic plantation town of Honoka‘a. It is an example ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Two Hawaii Island properties added to the National Register of Historic Places

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Posted on Nov 7, 2015 in Proclamations

HONOLULU — Anthony J.H. Ching recently announced that he will retire from the Hawaii Community Development Authority (HCDA) on Dec. 31, 2015. Mr. Ching has served as the HCDA’s Executive Director since 2007 and retires with more than 30 years in public service with the State of Hawaii. Previously, Mr. Ching spent six and a ...
Read More HCDA NEWS RELEASE: Executive Director retiring at end of year

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige and First Lady Dawn Amano-Ige, together with the Washington Place Foundation will host Christmas at Washington Place on Sunday, Dec. 6. Celebrate the Christmas season with entertainment by Glen Smith and Chris Kamaka of Ho‘okena, along with songstress Ku‘uipo Kumukahi, who will perform from 4pm to 5pm. Gates to Washington ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Governor, First Lady to host special Christmas celebration at Washington Place

HONOLULU – State Representative Angus McKelvey, District 10 (West Maui, Maʻalaea, and North Kihei), pleaded no contest today in district court for failing to file a complete and accurate candidate committee report and allowing an unauthorized person to receive and disperse campaign funds. Under the terms of a plea agreement reached with the State and ...
Read More AG NEWS RELEASE: State Representative Angus McKelvey agrees to pay ,000 for campaign reporting violations