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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

HONOLULU – The governor’s coordinator on homelessness announced that construction is underway on a temporary transitional shelter in Kaka‘ako. The state is converting a 5,000 square foot maintenance shed, formerly used by the Hawai‘i Community Development Authority, into a shelter fronting Kaka‘ako Waterfront Park. “We are continuing to make progress in addressing homelessness throughout our ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Construction begins on temporary homeless shelter in Kaka‘ako

HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) released its first report on Hawaii home buyers.  The “Residential Home Sales in Hawaii” report summarizes home sale activities in Hawaii recorded for the period from January 2008 to September 2015. The report is based on data compiled by Title Guaranty, which is based ...
Read More DCCA NEWS RELEASE: DBEDT releases analysis on Hawaii home buyers

Meth Awareness Week

Posted on Nov 30, 2015 in Proclamations

HONOLULU —   The Department of Land and Natural Resources has temporarily closed the ‘Aiea Loop Trail in Keaiwa Heiau State Recreational Area, for public safety, due to two landslides with fallen trees on the trail. DLNR’s Division of State Parks has posted trail closed signs at both ends of the popular loop trail.  The landslides ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: ‘Aiea Loop Trail closed due to fallen trees

HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) STD/AIDS Prevention Branch is pleased to announce the 2015 Annual Suzanne Richmond-Crum Award will be presented to Cindy Medeiros. The award presentation will take place at the World AIDS Day ceremony on Tuesday Dec. 1 (6:30 – 8 p.m.) at the Cathedral of Saint Andrew in ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Cindy Medeir to receive Suzanne Richmond-Crum award on 2015 World AIDS Day

LIHU‘E –  The Department of Land and Natural Resources is reminding Kaua‘i residents that Laysan albatross breeding season on Kaua‘i is from November through July. DLNR’s Division of Forestry and Wildlife is distributing informational flyers on Kaua‘i in the Moloa‘a and Waipeke residential areas of north Kaua‘i, to encourage the public to help protect these ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Albatross breeding season is November through July

HONOLULU — The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) reminds the fishing public that the season for ‘ama‘ama (striped mullet) will be closed from Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015, through Thursday, March 31, 2016. “ ‘Ama‘ama are about to enter their peak spawning season, which increases their vulnerability to fishing pressure,” said Bruce Anderson, DLNR ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Annual closure of ‘ama’ama season goes into effect December-March

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) is updating the public that the Zipperlane was fully closed as of 12:45 pm. The barriers are properly stored and there is no impact to any lanes along the H-1 Freeway. The Zipmobile experienced mechanical problems after partially closing the barriers this morning.  The function that controls ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: Zipperlane closed and barriers properly stored