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HONOLULU – The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) Office of the Securities Commissioner announces the top scoring high school teams for the online portion of the annual Hawaii LifeSmarts State Competition. Teams from Iolani, Maryknoll, Punahou and Waipahu high schools have earned their spot to compete at the in-person State Competition, which will ...
Read More RELEASE: Top 4 High School Teams to Compete in the Hawaii LifeSmarts State Competition

LIHUE – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) announces two additional convoys for limited access to Kuhio Highway (Route 560) between Waikoko and Wainiha for the New Year’s holiday. On Jan. 1, 2019, a 12:30 a.m. convoy from Wainiha to Waikoko and a 1 a.m. convoy from Waikoko to Wainiha will be added. The Sunday/Holiday ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Special New Year’s schedule for residential access to Wainiha and Haena

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HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) is warning the public to stay out of Kaohaoha Gulch below Mamalahoa Highway in ‘Ō‘ōkala, Hawai‘i. Storm water within Kaohaoha Gulch was contaminated with animal waste due to discharge this morning from a lagoon at the Big Island Diary facility. The DOH is advising the public to ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: DOH warns public about contaminated water in Kaohaoha Gulch near Ookala Town, Hawaii

Aloha, word & pdf attached with link to download and a factsheet about the HOME Project. Mele Kalikimaka! Multimedia download: https://spaces.hightail.com/space/KRWlcD9Afl UH MEDICAL STUDENTS MAKE SPECIAL CHRISTMAS EVE DELIVERIES TO UNSHELTERED HOMELESS PEOPLE IN IWILEI, KAKAʻAKO, DOWNTOWN AND MAKIKI Christmas Eve is traditionally when families gather, and at the medical school today they did that ...
Read More VIDEO NEWS RELEASE: UH medical students make Christmas Eve deliveries to unsheltered homeless people in Iwilei, Kakaʻako, Downtown and Makiki

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige last Friday signed a revised administrative rule that prohibits the importation of dangerous wild animals for exhibition in circuses or carnivals in Hawaii. The amended rules on animal importation were approved by the Hawaii Board of Agriculture (Board) in Sept. 2018 and forwarded to the Governor for final approval. The ...
Read More News release on amended rules for dangerous wild animals for Circuses and Carnivals

HONOLULU – With the holiday season in full swing, food safety can sometimes take a back seat to busy schedules and competing priorities as families prepare for festive gatherings. Unfortunately, this can open the door to uninvited guests that may cause foodborne illnesses. The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) offers the following tips to reduce ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: DOH offers food preparation tips for a safe holiday season

(Lihue)-Detection of Ceratocystis lukuohia, the more virulent of the two fungal pathogens causing Rapid ʻŌhi‘a Death (ROD), has now been confirmed in three trees on Department of Hawaiian Home lands parcel behind Kalalea Mountain on the east side of Kaua‘i. This first detection of C. lukuohia comes after the other pathogen resulting in ROD, Ceratocystis ...
Read More DLNR News Release-Aggressive Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death Fungus Found On Kaua‘i, Dec. 21, 2018

HONOLULU — Diamond Head (Lē‘ahi) is one of Hawaii’s most iconic geological features and a significant natural, cultural, historical, and recreational resource. The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), Division of State Parks (Hawai‘i State Parks), is seeking to improve and diversify the visitor’s experience and recreational opportunities at Diamond Head State Monument.  Long-time co-tenant, ...
Read More News release from DLNR – DIAMOND HEAD STATE MONUMENT PROPOSED IMPLEMENTATION PLAN – PUBLIC PARTICIPATION SOUGHT THROUGH JANUARY 14, 2019

Honolulu — Attorney General Russell A. Suzuki today joined a multistate coalition in filing an amicus brief opposing the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) unlawful practice of automatically terminating Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) status for some recipients without due process and against its own written policies. DHS has been engaging in the unlawful ...
Read More Attorney General News Release 2018-60 Attorneys General Act to Protect DACA Recipients