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The Hawaii State Judiciary is making more court documents available for online viewing. Circuit and family court criminal case documents filed on January 23, 2017 and thereafter will be available for download and purchase online through eCourt Kokua. This will supplement the current traffic, district court criminal, and appellate cases presently available on eCourt Kokua. Civil case information will continue to be available through Ho’ohiki.

More court documents to be made available online via eCourt Kokua website

The Hawaii State Judiciary is making more court documents available for online viewing. Circuit and family court criminal case documents filed on January 23, 2017 and thereafter will be available for download and purchase online through eCourt Kokua. This will supplement the current traffic, district court criminal, and appellate cases presently available on eCourt Kokua. […]

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Court interpreter applicants wanted, workshops to be held

The state Judiciary is seeking individuals who speak English and another language to become court interpreters. Applications are now being accepted for the next state court interpreter orientation workshop to be held on each of the major islands in February and March.

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U.S. Dept of Transportation reveals committee on autonomous vehicles

The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) announced today that it is establishing a new advisory committee focused on automation across a number of modes. The committee, which includes leading professionals and experts in their field, will hold its first meeting on January 16th, 2017.

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Governor appoints Chris Todd to fill late Rep. Clift Tsuji’s seat

After careful consideration of three nominees selected by the Hawai‘i County Democratic Party, Gov. David Ige today appointed Chris Todd to the State House of Representatives, District 2. Todd will fill the seat left vacant by the late Rep. Clift Tsuji, who died on Nov. 15, 2016.

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Hawaii National Park, Hawai‘i – There are 10 more reasons to enjoy Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park in 2017! The park will offer free admission to all on 10 days in 2017.

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park offers 10 free admission days in 2017

Hawaii National Park, Hawai‘i – There are 10 more reasons to enjoy Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park in 2017! The park will offer free admission to all on 10 days in 2017.

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The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that per Act 82, Session Laws of Hawaii (2014), the minimum wage for most employers will increase to $9.25 per hour beginning on Jan. 1, 2017. This is third rise in the minimum wage since 2015: from $7.25 to $7.75 on Jan. 1, 2015, and to $8.50 on Jan. 1, 2016.

Hawaii’s minimum wage to increase to $9.25 in 2017

The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that per Act 82, Session Laws of Hawaii (2014), the minimum wage for most employers will increase to $9.25 per hour beginning on Jan. 1, 2017. This is third rise in the minimum wage since 2015: from $7.25 to $7.75 on Jan. 1, […]

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Tips for visiting Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park during the busy holiday season

Hawaii National Park, Hawai‘i – Park visitation surges during the holiday travel season and this week is no exception with parking lots at popular destinations at capacity.

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The Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation is advising the people that the Kailua-Kona pier will be actively monitored from 4 p.m. December 31, 2016, until approximately 3 a.m. January 01, 2017.

DLNR to patrol Kailua pier in Kona for misuse during New Year’s Eve

The Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation is advising the people that the Kailua-Kona pier will be actively monitored from 4 p.m. December 31, 2016, until approximately 3 a.m. January 01, 2017.

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Flags to fly at half-staff in honor of former State Rep Moses on Tuesday (Dec 27)

As a mark of respect for the late former Hawai‘i State Representative Mark Moses, Gov. David Ige has ordered that the flags of the United States and State of Hawai‘i shall be flown at half-staff at all state offices and agencies, as well as the Hawai‘i National Guard, from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, December […]

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Fireworks ready for lighting for the Chinese New Year celebration in downtown Hilo Saturday, February 21, 2015. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Fireworks permits on sale beginning Monday (Dec 26)

The Hawaii County Fire Department announces that fireworks permits will be available for purchase beginning Monday, December 26, at the following locations for the upcoming New Year’s celebration.

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The State Commission on Water Resource Management (CWRM) will hold public hearings to receive testimony on proposed updates to the State Water Projects Plan (SWPP). The SWPP identifies future water demands and source strategies for State water projects. This update of the SWPP focuses on water projects for the Department of Hawaiian Homelands.

Public hearings set for state water projects plan for DHHL

The State Commission on Water Resource Management (CWRM) will hold public hearings to receive testimony on proposed updates to the State Water Projects Plan (SWPP). The SWPP identifies future water demands and source strategies for State water projects. This update of the SWPP focuses on water projects for the Department of Hawaiian Homelands.

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Gov. David Ige has completed appointments to the 15-member State Environmental Council. It has been almost 10 years since the Environmental Council has been fully appointed. The Council now includes members with broad and balanced expertise and experience with the environment, education, and business. For the first time in the Council’s history, a majority of members are from neighbor islands, with at least one member from each island (except Niihau) and at least two members from each county.

All counties represented in newly appointed state environmental council

Gov. David Ige has completed appointments to the 15-member State Environmental Council. It has been almost 10 years since the Environmental Council has been fully appointed. The Council now includes members with broad and balanced expertise and experience with the environment, education, and business. For the first time in the Council’s history, a majority of […]

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