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Rep. Gabbard wants Gov. Ige to declare state of emergency for Dengue Fever outbreak

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (HI-02) today called on Governor David Ige to declare the Hawaiʻi Island dengue fever outbreak a state of emergency and deploy State resources, including the National Guard, to assist with mosquito abatement, public information, clearing, and providing completely free testing for those with suspected symptoms of this incurable disease.

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The Department of Parks and Recreation will temporarily close four Kona parks on Friday, January 29, so those facilities can be treated for mosquitoes that have the potential to spread dengue fever.

While there is no indication that any of these parks are sources of possible infection, this measure is being employed as a proactive and preventative strategy for reducing mosquito concentrations and thereby lowering the risk of potential exposure.

Four Kona parks to temporarily close for mosquito treatments Friday (Jan 29)

The Department of Parks and Recreation will temporarily close four Kona parks on Friday, January 29, so those facilities can be treated for mosquitoes that have the potential to spread dengue fever. While there is no indication that any of these parks are sources of possible infection, this measure is being employed as a proactive […]

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Senator Gil Kahale sidelined from legislature, in hospital

Senate President, Ronald D. Kouchi offered the following statement on Senator Gil Kahele who will not be in attendance at today’s Opening Session: “Senator Gil Kahele is currently in Queen’s Hospital where

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Fellow House members, welcome to the 2016 Regular Session of the Hawaii State Legislature. To say that I have seen my share of opening days at the Legislature would be, at my age, a bit of an understatement. Twenty-five or even ten years ago, who would have thought that we would be looking at medical marijuana in the way that we regard it today?

House Speaker Souki’s 2016 legislative session opening remarks

Fellow House members, welcome to the 2016 Regular Session of the Hawaii State Legislature. To say that I have seen my share of opening days at the Legislature would be, at my age, a bit of an understatement. Twenty-five or even ten years ago, who would have thought that we would be looking at medical […]

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President Obama's final State of the Union address. January 12, 2016

President Obama’s State of the Union Address live at 4 p.m. Tuesday (Jan 12)

Streamed live from the United States Capitol at 4 p.m. HST Tuesday, January 12, 2016.

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Elderly Activities Division senior ID card dates and times for 2016

Elderly Activities Division senior ID card dates and times for 2016

MEDIA RELEASE January 2016: January 19th @ Kona Yano Hall from 10 am – 1 pm February 2016: February 2, 2016 @ Kona Kmart from 10 am – 1 pm February 9, 2016 @ Kona Walmart from 10 am – 1 pm February 24, 2016 @ West Hawai‘i Civic Center (WHCC) , Building B from […]

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The Department of Public Safety is looking to fill Adult Correction Officer (ACO) vacancies on every island.  The recruitment is open on the Department of Human Resources and Development (DHRD) jobseekers webpage and will end on Friday, January 29 at midnight.

Recruitment opens for Adult Correction Officer vacancies

The Department of Public Safety is looking to fill Adult Correction Officer (ACO) vacancies on every island. The recruitment is open on the Department of Human Resources and Development (DHRD) jobseekers webpage and will end on Friday, January 29 at midnight.

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FAA issues no-fly zone in area of President’s stay on Oahu

Temporary flight restrictions (TFR) will be in place on Oahu from Dec. 18 until Jan. 3, 2015. These are identical to the restrictions that have been on Oahu during the holiday season for the last several years.

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Cemetery Road is cleared of the June 27th lava flow and has been repaved.

Cemetery Road in Pahoa has been cleared of the June 27th lava flow

The County of Hawai‘i Department of Public Works is pleased to announce that the Cemetery Road Restoration project has been completed and the functionality of the original 12 foot one lane roadway has been restored.

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The County of Hawaiʻi Department of Finance has expanded services in North Hawaiʻi area with the opening of a new Vehicle Registration & Licensing office in Waimea, at the former Kamuela Deli site.

The new location in the Waimea Center, 65-1158 Mamalahoa Hwy, Ste 1-A, replaces a counter at the Waimea Police Station.

Vehicle registration and licensing services expanded in Waimea

The County of Hawaiʻi Department of Finance has expanded services in North Hawaiʻi area with the opening of a new Vehicle Registration & Licensing office in Waimea, at the former Kamuela Deli site. The new location in the Waimea Center, 65-1158 Mamalahoa Hwy, Ste 1-A, replaces a counter at the Waimea Police Station.

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The County of Hawai‘i Department of Environmental Management Solid Waste Division would like to notify the public that the Hāwī (Ka‘auhuhu) Reuse Center will be closing due to the inability to find an operator for the center. The last day of operation will be January 31, 2016.

The Hawi Reuse Center in Kohala will be closing after January 2016

The County of Hawai‘i Department of Environmental Management Solid Waste Division would like to notify the public that the Hāwī (Ka‘auhuhu) Reuse Center will be closing due to the inability to find an operator for the center. The last day of operation will be January 31, 2016.

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In an effort to support local entrepreneurs forming small businesses, the County of Hawai‘i’s Department of Research and Development recently opened two Business Resource Centers, in Hilo and in Kona.

Located in the departmentʻs offices in the Hawaiʻi County Building in Hilo and the West Hawai‘i Civic Center in Kona, the Business Resource Center serves as a one-stop-shop for small business information.

New business resource centers open on Hawaii Island

In an effort to support local entrepreneurs forming small businesses, the County of Hawai‘i’s Department of Research and Development recently opened two Business Resource Centers, in Hilo and in Kona. Located in the departmentʻs offices in the Hawaiʻi County Building in Hilo and the West Hawai‘i Civic Center in Kona, the Business Resource Center serves […]

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