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Hawaii.gov wins 2014 ‘Best of the Web’ national award

MEDIA RELEASE The State of Hawaii’s web portal (Hawaii.gov) has been named this year’s “Best of the Web” state portal by the Center for Digital Government (CDG) 2014 Best of the Web (BOW) and Digital Government Achievement Awards, which recognize the best of all government websites across the country. The awards program is the original […]

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Hoffmann named to U.H. Board of Regents

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has announced the nominations of Simeon Acoba, Dr. Dileep Bal, Peter Hoffmann and Helen Nielsen to the University of Hawaii (UH) Board of Regents (BOR), effective immediately. All are interim appointments subject to state Senate approval. Acoba was appointed to a City and County of Honolulu seat, Bal to the […]

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Governor releases $855,000 for ag projects, film facility

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has announced the release of $855,000 for various capital improvement projects that invest in Hawaii’s local agriculture and film industries. “We are moving forward on our sustainability initiatives by decreasing our dependence on imported foods,” Abercrombie said. “These projects will give many of our local farmers the tools that they […]

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Governor releases $4.2M for state infrastructure improvements

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has announced the release of more than $4.2 million to the Department of Accounting and General Services (DAGS) for various capital improvement projects updating state facilities and information technology (IT) infrastructure. “The jobs needed for these projects will help maintain the state’s unemployment rate at its current six-year low and […]

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Governor releases $1.52M in grants to nonprofits

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has announced the release of more than $1.52 million for various capital improvement and operating grants to Hawaii-based nonprofit organizations whose missions benefit island communities. “Nonprofits play an integral role in addressing the needs of our communities,” Abercrombie said. “These funds will provide important services and facilities to those in […]

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Mayor Kenoi thankful for Iselle disaster declaration

Mayor Kenoi thankful for Iselle disaster declaration

MEDIA RELEASE Mayor Billy Kenoi statement on President Obama’s Hawaii Disaster Declaration: “We want to thank President Obama, Governor Abercrombie, and all those who worked on this request for assistance to restore our public infrastructure following Tropical Storm Iselle,” said County of Hawaiʻi Mayor Billy Kenoi. “This federal assistance will help us to repair public […]

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Governor releases $9.2M for state hospital facilities

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has announced the release of more than $9.2 million for capital improvement projects (CIP) that will upgrade and improve state hospital facilities and fund water treatment projects across the state. “These funds will help renovate and maintain facilities that are dedicated to the health and safety of Hawaii’s people,” Abercrombie […]

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Governor appoints three to Land Use Commission

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has announced the nominations of Brandon Ahakuelo, Kent Hiranaga and Arnold Wong to the Land Use Commission (LUC), effective immediately. All are interim appointments subject to state Senate approval. Ahakuelo and Wong were appointed to at-large seats and Hiranaga to the seat representing Maui County. With their appointments, there are […]

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Zero-waste biofuel program awarded $1.6M

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has presented a $1.6 million check on behalf of the Hawaii Department of Agriculture’s (HDOA) Agribusiness Development Corporation (ADC) to the Daniel K. Inouye U.S. Pacific Basin Agricultural Research Center’s (DKI-PBARC) zero-waste biofuel and high-protein feed program on Hawaii Island. DKI-PBARC, and Florida-based BioTork LLC, have invested more than $1 […]

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Governor releases $39M for UH facility improvements

MEDIA RELEASE As the fall semester kicks off, Gov. Neil Abercrombie has announced the release of $39 million to the University of Hawaii (UH) System for capital improvement projects (CIP) at various campuses. “These projects, at campuses from Lihue to Hilo, are long-term investments in our state university system, an anchor of our island community,” […]

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Top ranking for state progress in open data

MEDIA RELEASE The State of Hawaii is ranked among the top states for progress in open data in a recent report ( www.datainnovation.org/2014/08… ) by the Center for Data Innovation, the leading think tank studying the intersection of data, technology and public policy. “This national recognition shows that collaborative and determined efforts on the part […]

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Trees fallen on Highway 130 in Puna from Tropical Storm Iselle Friday, August 8, 2014. Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Iselle: Updates for Aug. 15

  Video courtesy of BigIslandVideoNews.com Hawaii 24/7 Staff Gov. Neil Abercrombie has signed a supplementary proclamation to extend the state of emergency through Oct. 17, 2014. The original emergency proclamation, issued Aug. 6, was set to expire Friday Aug. 15. The proclamation, which includes the entire state, activates the Major Disaster Fund set aside by […]

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