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Shot Sheet-Rising Seas in Hawaii Media Clips 1-18-18  (Honolulu) – All across Hawai‘i dialog about the impacts of climate change on our island state are ramping up.  The past year’s ‘King Tides’, along with the erosion caused by typical winter swells, are among the events that are helping to raise awareness about what is predicted ...
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  Hawaii Department of Health investigating possible case of hepatitis A infection in Wah Kung Restaurant employee   HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) is investigating a possible case of hepatitis A infection in a food service employee. This case is unrelated to the earlier cases identified by DOH on Jan. 5, ...
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NEEDED HIGHWAY IMPROVEMENTS COMPLETED IN PUNA AND NANAKULI   An additional lane opened Tuesday on Keaau-Pahoa Road on Hawaii Island and on Farrington Highway on Oahu.   HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) announces the opening yesterday of the Turning Lane on Farrington Highway at Haleakala Avenue and Nanakuli Avenue and the substantial ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Y. Ige announced the appointment of Roy Catalani to serve as deputy director of the Administration Division within the Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) effective January 18, 2018. HDOT’s Administration Division oversees 2,600 dedicated employees working for Hawai‘i’s 15 airports, 10 commercial harbors and 2,500 lane miles of state roadway. Catalani ...
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This is a special day in the history of Hawaiʻi. A few months ago, we remembered Queen Liliʻuokalani, who put her people first, before money or power. She chose the common good for a better collective existence. I believe we must follow her example as we move forward together as one people. –Governor David Ige ...
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WHAT:                      Media Availability on the Opening of the 2018 Hawai‘i State Legislative Session                         WHO:                        Governor David Ige                                            WHEN:                     Approximately 11:15 a.m. immediately following Senate and House media availabilities   WHERE:                    State Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial Room   ### Media Contacts: Jodi Leong Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary Office of the ...
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  State breaks ground for new Kapalama Container Terminal Project enhances efficiencies, supports economic growth, provides job opportunities DOT Harbors Division Media Kit (2018) Link to Video Link to soundbites Link to Photos   HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige and the Hawai‘i Department of Transportation (HDOT) Harbors Division broke ground today for the Kapālama Container ...
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STATE HUNTING SEASON FOR MOURNING DOVE ENDS JANUARY 17   HONOLULU – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) announces a shorter hunting season for the mourning dove (Zenaida macroura) in the State of Hawaii. To comply with federal mandates, including the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, and to ...
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MEDIA ADVISORY Major Conversations and Actions on Climate Change Ramp-Up Hawai‘i’s Preparation for the Future There’s absolutely no question that human production of greenhouse gasses is causing global climate changes. The science is rock solid and the negative impacts have already begun to accrue and accelerate at a frightening rate. All across Hawai‘i discussions, planning ...
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STATE COMMERCIAL MARINE LICENSE FEE INCREASE NOW EFFECTIVE HONOLULU — People who sell the fish they catch in Hawaiian waters are required to have a commercial marine license (CML), whether they’re full-time fishers or “weekend warriors.” At its December 8, 2017 meeting, the Board of Land and Natural Resources approved an increase in the annual ...
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