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LĪHU’E –The public is advised that nine newly installed Civil Defense outdoor warning sirens will be tested next week. The special soundings are for acceptance testing, and will be conducted in partnership with the Hawai‘i Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA). The testing will be conducted over a three-day period, Sept. 22 to Sept. 24, from 9 ...
Read More HI-EMA NEWS RELEASE: Kauai Civil Defense siren tests scheduled September 22-24

HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Hospital in Kaneohe, which for more than a decade has been challenged with overcrowded patient conditions, an ever-increasing number of high-risk patients, and concerns about employee safety, now has a solution to address these issues. The Hawaii State Department of Health has updated its master plan to optimize use of ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii State Department of Health unveils campus master plan to reduce patient overcrowding, address employee and community safety issues

HONOLULU — The Department of Taxation’s 2015 Tax Workshops on Hawai‘i, Maui, Kaua‘i, and O‘ahu, will kick-off in Kona on Wednesday, September 30, 2015. This year’s workshop topics include a 2015 Legislative Update and an overview of the Transient Accommodations Tax. “We’re pleased to present our annual Tax Workshops for the state’s tax professionals,” said ...
Read More DOTAX NEWS RELEASE: Department of Taxation announces 2015 tax workshop schedule

Event:                News Conference on Hawaii State Hospital Master Plan Description:      The Hawaii State Department of Health has updated its master plan to address the increasing patient census, high percentage of high-risk patients, and employee safety issues. The Hawaii Department of Health will show how the new master plan is designed to improve safety for ...
Read More DOH MEDIA ADVISORY: Hawaii State hospital unveils master plan for Kaneohe campus

HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) has filed a Notice of Violation and Order against Ken’s Towing Service, Inc. The violations occurred at 55 Kukila Street in Hilo, Hawaii (TMK 2-2-058:027 and 2-2-047:061) and involved the operation of an unpermitted vehicle salvage facility and the obstruction of a DOH inspection. Ken’s Towing ...
Read More DOH NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii Department of Health cites Ken’s Towing Service, Inc. for vehicle salvage and solid waste inspection violations

HONOLULU – The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) Office of the Securities Commissioner announces the start of the 2015-2016 LifeSmarts Hawaii Competition.  LifeSmarts is a fun, free, national educational program, which teaches youth critical life skills in five areas covering Personal Finance, Consumer Rights & Responsibilities, Health & Safety, Environment, and Technology through ...
Read More DCCA NEWS RELEASE: State invites teams to sign up for LifeSmarts Hawaii competition

(HILO) – 19 officers from the DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE), with support from four Hawaii Police Department officers and a ranger with the Office of Mauna Kea Management, conducted a third law enforcement operation in the restricted area covered by the 120 day emergency rule, passed in June by the state ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: DOCARE officers dismantle and confiscate Mauna Kea protest tent

Stan Lee Day

Posted on Sep 18, 2015 in Proclamations

HONOLULU — As a mark of respect for the late former State Senator Duke Takeshi Kawasaki, Gov. David Ige has ordered that the flags of the United States and State of Hawai‘i shall be flown at half-staff at all state offices and agencies, as well as the Hawai‘i National Guard, from sunrise to sunset on ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Flags to fly at half-staff in honor of former State Senator Duke Takeshi Kawasaki