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HONOLULU – Protection of Hawai‘i lands having valuable cultural, natural, or agricultural resources can be achieved through grants from the Department of Land and Natural Resources’ (DLNR) Legacy Land Conservation Program (LLCP). Applications can now be made for annual grants from the State Land Conservation Fund for the acquisition and conservation of:  watersheds; coastal areas, ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Hawai’i’s legacy land conservation program seeks applicants for conservation acquisition funds

HONOLULU – The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ (DCCA) Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) along with 30 state attorneys general today announced a major settlement with the three national credit reporting agencies – Equifax Information Services LLC, Experian Information Solutions Inc., and TransUnion LLC. Under the settlement, the credit reporting agencies have agreed ...
Read More DCCA NEWS RELEASE: State Office of Consumer Protection Announces Million Settlement with Credit Reporting Agencies

HONOLULU — The state Department of Transportation advises Hilo and Keaukaha residents of an expected increase in aircraft traffic over the area due to airfield maintenance work at the Hilo International Airport. Runway 8-26 will be closed for airfield maintenance and lighting work on Wednesday night, May 20, through Friday morning, May 22, from 9:30 ...
Read More DOT NEWS RELEASE: Hilo International Airport to close runway 8-26 for airfield maintenance

Attorney General Doug Chin joined with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and other states in a complaint charging four sham cancer charities and their operators with bilking more than $187 million from consumers. According to the complaint, the defendants told donors their money would help cancer patients, including children and women suffering from breast cancer, ...
Read More AG NEWS RELEASE: Attorney General joins Federal, State crackdown against four cancer charities that allegedly bilked more than 7 million from consumers

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige expresses his condolences to the family of the Marine who died in an aviation accident at Bellows Air Force Station in Waimānalo on Sunday. The governor’s thoughts and prayers are also with the Marines and Navy corpsman who were injured aboard the MV-22 Osprey aircraft. “We must also express our ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: Statement from Governor David Ige on aviation mishap in Waimanalo

National EMS Week

Posted on May 17, 2015 in Proclamations

Safe Boating Week

Posted on May 16, 2015 in Proclamations

Kids to Parks Day

Posted on May 16, 2015 in Proclamations

HONOLULU – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) reminds the public that the season for taking ula and ula papapa (spiny and slipper lobsters) and Kona crabs in state waters is closed this month through the end of August. Hawaii Administrative Rules prohibit the taking, killing, sale or offering for sale, or possession ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Reminder: Lobster and Kona crab season closure now in effect

HONOLULU— The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) reminds the public that the moi fishing season is closed beginning Monday, June 1, 2015. State regulations make it unlawful for any person to take, possess, or sell any moi during June, July, and August. “Moi is one of Hawaii’s most significant fish species, from a ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Closed season for moi begins June 1