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HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Department of Health (DOH) is reporting two additional cases of monkeypox.  “While the risk to most Hawaiʻi residents remains low, local transmission of monkeypox is occurring,” said Deputy State Epidemiologist Dr. Nathan Tan. “The growing number of cases in Hawaiʻi underscores the importance of vaccination—if you are eligible, please take this ...
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HONOLULU — The Hawai‘i State Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism (DBEDT) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for July was 4.1 percent, compared to the revised rate of 4.2 percent in June. Statewide, 649,550 were employed and 27,500 unemployed in July for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 677,050. Nationally, ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: HAWAII’S UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 4.1 PERCENT IN JULY

Withdrawing land from the operation of Governor’s Executive Order No. 1598 dated November 27, 1953. Tax Map Key No. (1) 4-1-025: Portion of 037.

(HONOLULU) – Is there a role for ordinary citizens in wildfire prevention? Answers to this question and more were addressed at two virtual community planning workshops held August 16 for residents of East Honolulu. Individuals from Kapahulu to Hawaii Kai joined Hawaii Wildfire Management Organization (HWMO) staff along with project partners from the Honolulu Fire ...
Read More DLNR News Release – WILDFIRE PROTECTION PLANNING WORKSHOPS FOCUS ON ROLE OF INDIVIDUALS, COMMUNITY

(Waikōloa, Hawai‘i Island) – Just south of Waikōloa Village, the resort area, and mauka of Highway 190 near the Puu Lani Subdivision, a 17,000-acre wildfire has left a charred landscape. That’s 26.5-square-miles of burned land, that dozens of firefighters, supported by heavy equipment and air assets, have worked a week to extinguish. Today, they achieved ...
Read More DLNR News Release-Hawai’i Island Wildfire Mostly Contained, August 17, 2022

HONOLULU – Hawai‘i Attorney General Holly T. Shikada  has reached an agreement in principle with opioid maker Endo International plc and its lenders that would provide up to $450 million to participating states and local governments, ban promotion of Endo’s opioids, and require Endo to turn over millions of documents related to its role in ...
Read More Press Release 2022-29 STATE ATTORNEYS GENERAL REACH 0 MILLION NATIONWIDE SETTLEMENT AS PART OF OPIOID MAKER ENDO’S BANKRUPTCY

HONOLULU – A skunk was found in a trap by personnel from the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) in the Kanahā Pond State Wildlife Sanctuary on Maui yesterday morning. The traps were usually set to catch feral cats and mongoose in the wildlife sanctuary area. The skunk has been euthanized and turned over ...
Read More DOA News release: Skunk found on Maui

HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) issued a red placard and immediately shut down House of Dragon Chop Suey, located at 850 Kamehameha Hwy. in Pearl City due to a rodent infestation. The food establishment, operated by Yueh Lum, received the red placard on August 10 and must remain closed until DOH conducts ...
Read More News Release: DOH issues red placard to House of Dragon Chop Suey in Pearl City

HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Department of Health (DOH) is reporting four additional monkeypox cases in Hawaiʻi and expanding JYNNEOS vaccination eligibility for prevention of monkeypox. “As more vaccine doses become available, we are expanding vaccine eligibility to communities that have been disproportionately impacted by this outbreak and individuals who are at risk for severe illness,” ...
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Link to Photos and B-Roll: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/jz0oc3pkel2p3ek/AACQPEUUS2jLdNr2-I2IoUefa?dl=0 (Anahola, Kauaʻi) – The Department of Hawaiian Homes Lands (DHHL) has completed a Capital Improvement Project to improve its Anahola Farm Lots Water System, Public Water System No. 432, in Anahola, Kauaʻi. DHHL marked the completion of the $12.9 million project, funded in part by the United States Department ...
Read More Media Release: DHHL Completes Anahola Water System Improvements

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