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Due to the uncertainty over the track of approaching Hurricane Lester, all Hawai‘i island, Maui, and O‘ahu State Park camping and lodging areas will be closed to overnight use beginning Friday, September 2 and will remain closed -- at minimum through Monday, September 5 -- until conditions warrant allowing these activities.

DLNR keeps areas closed due to Hurricane Lester’s approach

Due to the uncertainty over the track of approaching Hurricane Lester, all Hawai‘i island, Maui, and O‘ahu State Park camping and lodging areas will be closed to overnight use beginning Friday, September 2 and will remain closed — at minimum through Monday, September 5 — until conditions warrant allowing these activities.

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No CD siren test today due to President’s Hawaii visit and hurricanes

After consultation with the four counties, the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency will not conduct siren testing on Thursday, September 1st. The combination of the World Conservation Congress with delegates from 170 countries, a visit by President Barak Obama and the approach of two powerful hurricanes has emergency management officials concerned the siren testing may result […]

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The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is closing state forest and park areas on the islands of Hawaii and Maui, in anticipation of the effects of Hurricane Madeline.
 
DLNR is asking for the public’s cooperation with this announcement of area closures as the storm approaches.  Additional closures may follow over the week, and updates will be provided to news media and on the department’s website.

DLNR to close areas for arrival of Hurricane Madeline

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is closing state forest and park areas on the islands of Hawaii and Maui, in anticipation of the effects of Hurricane Madeline. DLNR is asking for the public’s cooperation with this announcement of area closures as the storm approaches. Additional closures may follow over the week, and […]

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Government and business temporary closures due to Hurricane Madeline

State and County government services will be closed along with Hele-On Bus service, solid waste transfer stations and landfills. Essential goverment services, such as the emergency services, will be open.

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To ensure the safety of visitors and employees, sections of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park will close starting at 5 p.m. today as hurricanes Madeline and Lester approach Hawai‘i Island.

Partial closures at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park as Hurricanes approach

To ensure the safety of visitors and employees, sections of Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park will close starting at 5 p.m. today as hurricanes Madeline and Lester approach Hawai‘i Island.

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Feds provide $497,000 additional funds for Rapid Ohia Death response and treatment

The State of Hawaiʻi applauded the announcement by the U.S. Department of Interior and Senator Brian Schatz of $497,000 in federal funding to help combat Rapid ‘Ōhiʻa Death, the fungal disease that is killing tens of thousands of acres of native forest on Hawaiʻi Island.

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President Obama expands the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

Friday (Aug 26), President Obama expanded the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawaii to encompass more than half a million square miles — making it the world’s largest marine protected area.

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Gov. Ige urges President Obama to expand Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument

“I am writing to convey my support for the expansion of the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument as proposed by Senator Schatz in his June 16, 2016 letter.”

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Internet connectivity has been restored to the County of Hawai'i, and all impacted services are once again available. Mahalo for your patience and understanding.

County offices experiences computer network problems, services affected

Internet connectivity has been restored to the County of Hawai’i, and all impacted services are once again available. Mahalo for your patience and understanding.

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Kahu Isaia Kealoha walks on the upper level outside of the new Hilo International Airport Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting Station sprinkling holy water with ti leaf to bless the facility. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

New Hilo International Airport fire station opens Friday (July 29)

The new $18.8M two-story facility features 21,000 square-feet of space for equipment and personnel.

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The 2016 Hawai’i Tourism Authority (HTA) County Product Enrichment Program (CPEP) Ho’ike will be held at the Hilton Waikoloa Village on July 29th from 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. This one day event is a celebration for all who have worked hard to support festivals, events and community programs in the county of Hawai’i. This Ho’ike will also provide a platform for CPEP applicants and grantees to network and connect with each other essentially creating a greater opportunity to grow their programs.

County of Hawaii and HTA to hold product enrichment program hoike on July 29, 2016

The 2016 Hawai’i Tourism Authority (HTA) County Product Enrichment Program (CPEP) Ho’ike will be held at the Hilton Waikoloa Village on July 29th from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. This one day event is a celebration for all who have worked hard to support festivals, events and community programs in the county of Hawai’i. This […]

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2012-12-28 Hakalau Siren-t

Civil Defense sirens accidently triggered, no emergency Friday night (July 8)

At about 9:50 p.m. Friday (July 8) Civil Defense sirens were accidently sounded on Hawaii Island. There is NO emergency. Reports from people island-wide came in from people hearing the sirens sounding. When hearing a siren the public is advised to tune into local media via the internet, radio or television stations for emergency information […]

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