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2018 COMBINED STATEWIDE DRAFT PIT – Topline overview report FINAL HONOLULU – Hawai‘i’s homeless population has decreased for the second consecutive year and homelessness on O‘ahu decreased for the first time since 2009. The annual Point in Time count — a census of people experiencing homelessness — showed a nearly 10 percent overall decrease in ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 7, 2018 MEET HAWAII EXPANDS ITS REACH INTERNATIONALLY TO SERVE MORE MCI GROUPS DOING BUSINESS IN THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS HONOLULU – Meet Hawaii, a collaboration of the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), HTA’s Global Marketing Team and the Hawaii Convention Center (HCC) focused on securing single property and citywide group business for ...
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(HILO) – Officers from the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) are seeking information about the person or persons who butchered a 250-pound green sea turtle at Onekahakaha County Beach Park in South Hilo. A DOCARE officer estimates the turtle’s shell as at least 80 centimeters in size. Officers report that the turtle’s ...
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For PHOTOS click here HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige traveled to Hawai‘i Island on Friday for briefings with Mayor Harry Kim and the Hawai‘i County Civil Defense, and to check on evacuated residents from the Leilani Estates and Lanipuna Gardens subdivisions. The governor joined Big Island Mayor Harry Kim and the Hawaii County Civil Defense ...
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BUILDING SAFETY MONTH

Posted on May 4, 2018 in Proclamations

  (HONOLULU) – Following a series of statewide public hearing on proposed changes to rules regulating activities within Hawaii’s Forest Reserve System, the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife is reminding everyone that input and comments on the rules will be accepted until May 11, 2018. The rule changes are in response to evolving natural ...
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Effective immediately, the DLNR Division of State Parks has closed its Lava Tree State Monument and Mackenzie State Recreation Area until further notice. Gates to these parks will be locked and closure signs posted. This action was taken after consultation with Hawaii County Emergency and Parks and Recreation which recommended the closures due to earthquake ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige signed an emergency proclamation Thursday evening, after a lava flow emerged at the Leilani Estates residential subdivision which is located within the East Rift Zone of the Kilauea volcano. The lava is flowing onto streets in the subdivision, which consists of about 770 structures. The lava flow has prompted the ...
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May 3, 2018 I am in contact with Mayor Kim, and the state is actively supporting the county’s emergency response efforts. I have activated the Hawai‘i National Guard to provide support to county emergency response personnel to help with evacuations and security. I urge residents in Leilani Estates and the surrounding areas to follow instructions ...
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