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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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Ching Nagata is confirmed as district court judge

Members of the State Senate today confirmed Darien W.L. Ching Nagata to serve as a district court judge of the Third Circuit, State of Hawai‘i.

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Gov Ige extends mosquito emergency period another 60 days

Governor Ige signed a supplemental proclamation April 11, 2016 to extend the state’s emergency period for mosquito borne illnesses, such as dengue fever, Zika virus and chikungunya. While these diseases continue to spread in multiple regions around the world, the Hawaii State Department of Health (DOH) has been working diligently with its partners in the […]

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Civil Defense siren testing Thursday (April 7)

Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA), together with the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency, will conduct siren testing on Hawaii Island on Thursday, April 7, between 9 a.m. and 5: p.m. at the following locations

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Illustration of the Thirty Meter Telescope.

Retired judge Amano selected as hearings officer for Mauna Kea contested case

The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) announced today that retired Hawaii island circuit court judge Riki May Amano (Ret.) has been selected as the hearings officer to conduct the Mauna Kea contested case hearing relating to the application for the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope. DLNR Chairperson Suzanne Case issued a minute […]

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The Muliwai Trail can be seen zig-zagging up the Western wall of Waipio Valley where it leads to Waimanu Valley. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo

Mauliwai Trail and Waimanu Valley campgrounds reopen

The DLNR reopened the Muliwai hiking trail and the campground in Waimanu Valley following the reopening of the Waipio valley access road. The reopening is due to an extended period of no new reported cases of dengue fever in Waipio residents.

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The Department of Parks and Recreation will be conducting routine mosquito spraying and treatments of the Hookena Beach Park facilities.  This is a preventative measure only as there have been no confirmed cases associated with the beach park since November.

Hookena Beach Park closed until Monday afternoon (March 14) for mosquito treatment

The Department of Parks and Recreation will be conducting routine mosquito spraying and treatments of the Hookena Beach Park facilities. This is a preventative measure only as there have been no confirmed cases associated with the beach park since November.

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The County of Hawaii Department of Environmental Management announces that the Puuanahulu Landfill in West Hawaii will be closed for the remainder of Thursday (March 10), due to heavy smoke from a smoldering fire at the green waste processing site. The fire is under control and will be monitored through the night. Puuanahulu Landfill is expected to reopen tomorrow at the regular time.

Puuanahulu Landfill in West Hawaii closed due to greenwaste fire

The County of Hawaii Department of Environmental Management announces that the Puuanahulu Landfill in West Hawaii will be closed for the remainder of Thursday (March 10), due to heavy smoke from a smoldering fire at the green waste processing site. The fire is under control and will be monitored through the night. Puuanahulu Landfill is […]

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Flags to fly at half-staff in honor of Nancy Reagan’s passing

As a mark of respect for the memory of Nancy Reagan, I hereby order, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at the White House and upon all public buildings and grounds, […]

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Kaialii Kahele sworn into State Senate to fill his late father’s seat

Kaiali‘i Kahele was sworn in to the Hawai‘i State Senate at the commencement of today’s Senate Regular Session. Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald of the Hawai‘i Supreme Court administered the Oath of Office on the Senate floor.

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The flag at the Hilo post office at half-staff Friday (Dec 14).

Flags to fly at half-staff to honor U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia who passed away

At the direction of the President of the United States, the national and state flags shall be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol and upon all state offices and agencies as well as the Hawai‘i National Guard in the State of Hawai‘i as a mark of respect for Antonin Scalia, Associate Justice of the […]

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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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