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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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Iselle: Updates for Aug. 13

Hawaii 24/7 Staff UPDATED 9 P.M. WEDNESDAY, AUG. 13 Hawaii County Civil Defense, Wednesday, 8-13-2014 1. The Department of Public Works, Hawaii National Guard and private contractors will be continuing with debris clearance and road clearing operations. All affected subdivisions currently have access to the highways and main roadways however there may be debris and […]

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Abercrombie makes state history; two precincts in Pahoa may decide U.S. Senate primary; council races unsettled

Primary Election 2014: One Wild Night

Abercrombie makes state history; two precincts in Pahoa may decide U.S. Senate primary; council races unsettled

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Hurricane Iselle: Closures and schedule changes

Hawaii 24/7 Staff GOVERNOR SIGNS EMERGENCY PROCLAMATION IN ANTICIPATION OF TROPICAL CYCLONES Gov. Neil Abercrombie has signed an emergency proclamation in anticipation of the arrival of two tropical cyclones in Hawaii. Hurricane Iselle is forecast to impact the state Thursday evening through late Friday. Hurricane Julio is a few days behind Iselle and may impact […]

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Statement from Abercrombie, Young on revised Council on Revenues forecast

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie and Finance Director Kalbert Young have commented on the adjusted forecast from the state Council on Revenues. Abercrombie said: “The outcome of (Thursday’s) meeting is another reason for us to remain optimistic about Hawaii’s strong and vibrant economy. “Due to sound fiscal management, our financial house continues to be on […]

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