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Today, the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) leadership informed me that construction will continue to be postponed. Any further announcements about the construction schedule will come from TMT. My understanding is that TMT followed an almost 7 year planning and permitting process, which included public hearings and community input. Following this process, project permits were issued. ...
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HONOLULU – The Department of Public Safety (PSD) today welcomed a new class of adult correctional officers at a graduation ceremony and luncheon held at the Pagoda Restaurant in Honolulu. 23 recruits graduated from Basic Corrections Training (BCT). BCT is an 8 week training that includes 440 hours of classroom time and physical training.  Recruits ...
Read More PSD Release: 2015 Graduation Ceremony Held for New Class of Adult Correctional Officers

Kailua-Kona – Heavy usage of Hawaii Island’s Kahaluu Bay is prompting the DLNR Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR) to propose rule changes for specific ocean recreation activities in the bay. Proposed amendments to HAR § 13-256-152 include regulation of certification requirements for commercial surf instructors and to limit commercial surf instruction to four ...
Read More DLNR News Release: Public Hearing Scheduled on Proposed Kahalu’u Bay Rules Amendments

HONOLULU- 23 Adult Corrections Officer Recruits will be graduating after an extensive 8 weeks of training.  These new ACOs will be added to the Corrections Division to work in facilities across the state. What: Basic Corrections Training (BCT) Graduation When: Friday, April 17 11 a.m. Where: Pagoda Restaurant, 1525 Rycroft Street, Honolulu Who: Public Safety ...
Read More Media Advisory: Adult Correction Officer 2015 Recruit Class Graduation

HONOLULU — The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) will hold a public meeting to discuss upcoming repairs to Kamehameha Highway in the vicinity of the Crouching Lion Inn in Kaaawa.  The meeting will include a presentation of the proposed construction alternatives being considered, which includes nighttime and weekend work to minimize the construction duration.  HDOT ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Public Informational Meeting Scheduled for Kamehameha Highway Emergency Roadwork in Ka’a’awa

HONOLULU — At the direction of President of the United States, the national and state flags shall be flown at half-staff through sun down April 15, 2015 as a day of remembrance for President Abraham Lincoln. Flags across the United States are flying at half-staff Wednesday in honor of the 150th anniversary of President Abraham ...
Read More Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Honor of President Abraham Lincoln