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HONOLULU — Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA), formerly State Civil Defense, received reports of a siren sounding in Waimanalo at approximately 12:40 a.m. today. A newly installed siren at Kaiona Beach Park in Waimanalo sounded when someone opened the control panel mounted on the siren pole. The cabinet has a security alarm and it went ...
Read More HI-EMA NEWS RELEASE: Cause of Waimanalo warning siren activation identified

(HONOLULU) – The DLNR introduces the Hawai‘i Climate Adaptation Portal, a website which includes a vast wealth information on climate change and how it is impacting Hawaii and other coastal states and locations around the world as well as all things related to the Interagency Climate Adaptation Committee (ICAC). The Hawaiian name for the site ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: State climate change adaptation website goes on-line

HONOLULU — At the direction of the President of the United States, the national and state flags shall be flown at half-staff beginning immediately through sundown on November 19, 2015 as a mark of respect for the victims of the acts of violence on November 13, 2015 in Paris, France. “I know the people of Hawai‘i join ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Flags to fly at half-staff to honor the victims of the attack in Paris, France

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has returned from a nine day trip to Seoul, South Korea and Tokyo Japan, where he participated in a productive series of business, government, educational and cultural discussions and exchanges. “The relationships between Hawai‘i and South Korea and Hawai‘i and Japan are very important to our state, and we must ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Governor Ige promotes state economic growth in Asia

What: Governor’s media availability and report on Korea-Japan trip Who: Governor David Ige           When: Friday, November 13 at 12 p.m. Where: State Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Conference Room We plan to live stream the event through the governor’s website. ###   Media Contacts: Jodi Leong Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary Office of the Governor Office: 808-586-0043 ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE MEDIA ADVISORY: Governor’s media availability and debrief of Korea-Japan trip

 The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is announcing the start of a comprehensive coral reef management planning process. This is the result of mass coral bleaching over the past two years. The plan will identify steps necessary to best ensure the state’s coral reefs are as healthy and resilient as possible to maximize ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Comprehensive statewide coral reef management plan to begin

HONOLULU —   In response to the concerns of community members regarding the status of ocean recreation regulations in Maunalua Bay, the DLNR Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR) is taking the next step to establish the Maunalua Bay Recreation Advisory Committee (M-RAC). Online voting will open on Thursday, November 12, 2015 and runs until ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Voting begins for Maunalua Bay Recreation Advisory Committee

(HONOLULU) – While workers associated with the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) on Mauna Kea on Hawaii Island begin maintenance and repair activities, hunting and other recreational activities and research also continue on the mountain.  Suzanne Case, Chairperson of the Department of Land and Natural Resources said, “Mauna Kea is very much a multiple-use area for ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: DLNR lands on Mauna Kea used for recreation, research and recovery

HONOLULU – The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) is pleased to announce that more than 36,000 Hawaii professionals may now renew their licenses online at https://pvl.ehawaii.gov/mypvl. The program is a part of the highly successful effort by DCCA to implement efficient online filing procedures for businesses and professionals. Professionals able to renew online ...
Read More DCCA NEWS RELEASE: License renewals available for more than 36,000 professionals at MyPVL