Press Releases

HONOLULU – The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ (DCCA) Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) is suing an appliance company for allegedly scamming Hawaii consumers out of thousands for unperformed repairs. The lawsuit was filed today in the First Circuit Court of the State of Hawaii. OCP Executive Director Stephen Levins says Shane Mulleitner, ...
Read More DCCA NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii Office of Consumer Protection Sues Local Appliance Repair Company

What:           Media Briefing on weekly meeting of the Governor’s Leadership Team on Homelessness, including results of the survey of homeless people in Kaka‘ako Who:             Governor David Ige, Leadership Team members, Partners in Care When:          Monday, August 17 at 2pm Where:        State Capitol, 5th Floor Executive Chambers, Ceremonial Room We plan to live stream the event ...
Read More MEDIA ADVISORY: Media Briefing on weekly meeting of the Governor’s Leadership Team on Homelessness

HONOLULU – Upon the completion of the state’s Transformation Internship Program (TIP) summer 2015 session, Gov. David Y. Ige recognized participants in a ceremony held today at the Hawaii State Capitol. The Office of Information Management and Technology (OIMT) launched the nationally recognized program in partnership with the state Department of Human Resources Development in ...
Read More OIMT NEWS RELEASE: Students Work Alongside State Innovators in Award-Winning ‘Transformation Internship Program’

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has ordered all United States and State of Hawai‘i flags be flown at half-staff at state offices, agencies and the Hawai‘i National Guard as a mark of respect for the late former State Rep. Colleen Meyer. The flags will be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, August ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: Flags to fly at half-staff in honor of former State House Rep. Colleen Meyer

HONOLULU – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), will hold public hearings on proposed amendments to revise thrill craft zones and restrictions within Keehi Lagoon, Oahu. The proposed amendment to Title 13, Chapter 256, Section 93 and repeal of Title 13, Chapter 256, Sections 94 – 97, Hawaii Administrative Rules would relocate a ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: PUBLIC HEARINGS SET ON PROPOSED CHANGES TO THRILL CRAFT ZONES IN KEEHI LAGOON

Honolulu, Hawaii – State Representative Matthew LoPresti (District 41 – Ewa, Ewa Villages, Ewa Beach, Ewa Gentry, Ocean Pointe) was pleased to learn today that James Campbell High School will receive eight portables with built in air conditioning amounting to 15 classrooms for their campus to address heat and capacity issues. “I am pleased that ...
Read More HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NEWS RELEASE: LoPresti Praises DOE Plan for Air Conditioned Portables at Campbell High School

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises motorists the Pali Highway will be closed in the Honolulu-bound direction Thursday, Aug. 13 from 8:15 pm – 4:00 am. Kailua-bound traffic will not be impacted. HDOT crews will be performing maintenance in the tunnel, which includes restriping lane lines, installing new reflective markers and tunnel ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: Pali Highway Honolulu-bound to close overnight

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises motorists the H-3 Freeway will be closed in the Kaneohe-bound direction Wednesday, Aug. 19. Special duty police officers will block all on-ramps to the H-3 from 4:00 am – 3:00 pm. Halawa-bound traffic will remain open. People seeking access to Windward Oahu can use the Likelike ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: H-3 freeway Kaneohe-bound to close Aug.19

HONOLULU – The Hawaii State Energy Office has selected California-based GreenBiz Group to bring its annual VERGE event series to Hawaii. Long regarded as ground-zero for next-generation energy issues, the island state will serve as host in 2016 and 2017 as the best minds in energy identify and advance next-generation practices for sustainable energy solutions ...
Read More DBEDT NEWS RELEASE: State energy office taps GreenBiz group to bring cutting-edge VERGE series to Hawaii

Fast Enterprises Selected as Vendor HONOLULU – The Department of Taxation is pleased to announce the kick-off of its Tax System Modernization (TSM) project.  The TSM project will bring a modern, integrated, commercial off-the-shelf software solution for revenue collection to the State of Hawaii. Once implemented, TSM will: (1) process returns and refunds in a ...
Read More DoTAX NEWS RELEASE: Tax Department Kicks Off System Modernization Project