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Cummings named State Sheriff Administrator

The Department of Public Safety (PSD) today announced the appointment of Al Cummings as State Sheriff Division Administrator. Cummings will lead the department’s Sheriff Division, effective June 16, 2017.

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DHS grants Kona farmer Magana Ortiz a 30-day stay of deportation

Senator Mazie K. Hirono applauded the Department of Homeland Security’s decision to grant Andres Magana Ortiz a 30-day stay of deportation. This is a temporary reprieve as the Department of Homeland Security considers Mr. Magana Ortiz’s wife’s Petition for Alien Relative.

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Rep Gabbard co-sponsors legislation to prevent collection of emails without a warrant

Reps. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) and Scott Perry (R-PA), both founding members of the Fourth Amendment Caucus, introduced legislation today to permanently codify protections on Americans’ privacy. Last month, the NSA announced it is ending its collection of Americans’ Internet communications that merely mention identifying terms for foreign targets, but are not to or from those […]

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Rep Gabbard condemns new arms deal with Saudi Arabia

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard Saturday (May 20) condemned the Trump Administration’s new $460 billion arms deal with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia—$110 billion immediately and $350 billion over the next 10 years—a country with a devastating record of human rights violations at home and abroad, and a long history of providing support to terrorist organizations that […]

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Senator Hirono applauds appointment of special council to investigate Russia’s meddling in USA

Senator Mazie K. Hirono released the following statement on the appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate the Russia/Trump matter:

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Senator Hirono plans to undergo treatment for kidney cancer

During a routine pre-operative physical for my eye surgery, my doctor discovered an abnormality on my chest x-ray. After a series of follow up tests, I have been diagnosed with kidney cancer that is also present in my seventh rib.

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Renewal notices for disability parking placards are discountinued

Effective immediately, the Disability and Communication Access Board (DCAB), Department of Health, State of Hawaii, will discontinue mailing courtesy renewal notices to persons with long-term disability parking placards expiring on or after July 31, 2017.

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This is a Civil Defense Message:  The Department of Information Technology reports that the damaged fiber optic lines in Kawaihae have been repaired.  Services have been restored to the County Vehicle Registration and Real Property offices in West Hawaii.

County Vehicle Registration and Real Property offices network restored

This is a Civil Defense Message: The Department of Information Technology reports that the damaged fiber optic lines in Kawaihae have been repaired. Services have been restored to the County Vehicle Registration and Real Property offices in West Hawaii.

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Six new officers for HCCC graduate from training with others

Forty-seven recruits graduated from Basic Corrections Recruit Class 17-01 training and will begin their careers as correctional officers in facilities across the state.

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Coast Guard to host public meeting regarding Kamokuna lava ocean entry access Monday (May 8)

The Coast Guard will host a public meeting regarding the Notice of Proposed Rule Making for the Kamokuna lava ocean entry safety zone at the East Hawaii County Building at 5 p.m., Monday, May 8, 2017.

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Public invited to comment on order of consent for large capacity cesspools in Pahala and Naalehu

The public is invited to comment on a proposed Administrative Order of Consent (AOC) mandating that the County of Hawai’i close large capacity community cesspools in Pahala and Na’alehu.

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County of Hawaii and Hawaiian Earth Recycling reach composting contract agreement

The County of Hawai‘i (County) has rescinded its February 16, 2017 Notice of Termination to Hawaiian Earth Recycling, LLC (HER). Mr. Clyde Kaneshiro, HER’s local principal, together with HER representatives, in cooperation with the Mayor’s Office and County representatives, have reached an agreement in principle, addressing the pricing and operational concerns of the County.

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