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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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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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Planned Parenthood celebrates Hawaii’s expanded access to birth control

Today, Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest and Hawaii (PPVNH) celebrated Governor David Ige’s signing of Senate Bill 2319, a groundbreaking bill that will dramatically expand access to birth control in Hawaii. SB 2319 makes Hawaii just the first state in the country to require all public and private insurance providers to cover 12 months of birth […]

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Governor Ige to hold town hall meeting in Kona Friday (June 24)

Governor David Ige’s Community Connection town hall meeting will be held at 6-8 p.m. Friday (June 24) at the Hawaii Community College Palamanui campus at 73-4225 Ane Keohokalole Highway. This is an opportunity to engage in meaningful discussions with the governor and members of his administration on issues that are important to the West Hawai‘i […]

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DOCARE Chief Friel to resign Monday (June 27)

DLNR Chair Suzanne Case applauded the efforts of DLNR Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) Chief Thomas Friel in his brief tenure leading the agency. Case accepted Friel’s resignation, effective June 27. Friel joined DOCARE late last fall, after a long career in federal conservation resource law enforcement.

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Beginning on July 1, 2016, all vessel registration transfers in the State of Hawai‘i will require a notarized bill of sale to be presented to registering agency the Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR).

DLNR/DOBOR to require notarized bill of sale to transfer vessel registrations

Beginning on July 1, 2016, all vessel registration transfers in the State of Hawai‘i will require a notarized bill of sale to be presented to registering agency the Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation (DOBOR).

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The Department of Public Safety (PSD) is looking for a few good men and women to join the State Sheriff Division.
 
Recruitment is now open on the Department of Human Resources and Development (DHRD) website.  The recruitment period ends on June 17.

State opens recruitment for Sheriff Division

The Department of Public Safety (PSD) is looking for a few good men and women to join the State Sheriff Division. Recruitment is now open on the Department of Human Resources and Development (DHRD) website. The recruitment period ends on June 17.

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State upgrades Geographic Information System (GIS) online

The state GIS database has been deployed on a centralized state server that allows agencies to share information, increasing its accessibility beyond the source agency and encouraging a “create once, use many” philosophy.

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Rep. Gabbard and Sen. Hirono urge support of emergency funding to combat the Zika virus

Tuesday (May 17), Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) and more than 120 lawmakers urged House Speaker Paul Ryan to take action to combat the Zika virus by bringing the President’s request for $1.9 billion in emergency funding to the House floor. Senator Mazie K. Hirono Tuesday (May 17) voted in support of more than $1 billion […]

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Teixeira is appointed interim Civil Defense Director

After four decades of service at the federal and state government level, former Hawai‘i State Civil Defense vice director Ed Teixeira will be directing the emergency management operations of the Hawai‘i County Civil Defense Agency as interim administrator, effective May 16.

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All seven members of the Hawai‘i Board of Land and Natural Resources (Board), in a decision released today, directed retired Hawai‘i island Judge Riki May Amano to proceed as the contested case hearing officer for the Conservation Use District Application (CDUA) for the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) at the Mauna Kea Science Reserve.

Retired Judge Amano to proceed as hearing officer for TMT case

All seven members of the Hawai‘i Board of Land and Natural Resources (Board), in a decision released today, directed retired Hawai‘i island Judge Riki May Amano to proceed as the contested case hearing officer for the Conservation Use District Application (CDUA) for the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) at the Mauna Kea Science Reserve.

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Members of the Senate Committee on Water, Land and Agriculture today voted to pass Senate Resolution 46.

SR46 requests the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) to engage in negotiations with the current land owners of the makai lands of Kapua to acquire the lands on behalf of the state or to lease those lands in perpetuity on behalf of the state.

Legislators pass resolution to acquire makai lands of Kapua

Members of the Senate Committee on Water, Land and Agriculture today voted to pass Senate Resolution 46. SR46 requests the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) to engage in negotiations with the current land owners of the makai lands of Kapua to acquire the lands on behalf of the state or to lease those […]

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