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Hawaii ranks fourth for U.S. Renewable Energy Attractiveness

Hawaii ranks fourth for U.S. Renewable Energy Attractiveness

MEDIA RELEASE In 2011, American renewable energy investment in solar and wind technologies dominated the global market, propelling the United States past China into the leadership position, according to Ernst & Young’s latest quarterly Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (CAI). Ernst & Young LLP also issued a new forward-looking report — United States Renewable Attractiveness […]

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Legal Presence Act requirements for driver licenses in March

Beginning Monday, March 5, 2012, proof of “legal presence” will be required for driver licenses and learner’s permits throughout Hawaii. The state Department of Transportation (DOT) and all county Motor Vehicle, Licensing and Permits Divisions will implement the Legal Presence Act requirements in accordance to Act 28 of the 2010 state Legislative session.

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DOT to hold planning meetings in Kona, Hilo

The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) will be updating the Regional Long-Range Land Transportation Plans (RLRLTPs) for the islands of Maui/Molokai/Lanai, Hawaii and Kauai and is asking the public to participate.

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Poll: Americans love Hawaii, dislike California

Over the course of four months starting last October, PPP asked American voters nationally about their impressions of each state. Hawaii came out on top, by far, with California bringing up the rear.

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House members hold moment of silence for former Rep Sam Lee

Members of the House of Representatives learned today that former State Representative Samuel S. H. Lee passed away in the early morning hours of Friday, February 10, 2012. He was 81 years old. Samuel Lee was the husband of Representative Marilyn B. Lee who currently serves District 38 – Mililani and Mililani Mauka.

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2012 HHSAA Canoe Paddling Championships in Hilo

Parker places sixth in mixed crews; seventh for Honokaa girls; eighth for Kealakehe girls at Hilo Bay season ender

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What’s open and closed on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday (Jan 16)

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday (Jan 16), all federal, state and county offices including libraries will be closed. Hawaii County transfer stations will be open along with the West Hawaii and Hilo landfills. HI-5 redemption center hours may vary.

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Continuing on the path of investing in education, Governor Neil Abercrombie today announced the release of more than $14.2 million for additional Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) at schools and libraries.

Governor Abercrombie releases $14.2M for education, library projects

Continuing on the path of investing in education, Governor Neil Abercrombie today announced the release of more than $14.2 million for additional Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) at schools and libraries.

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3.0 magnitude quake offshore North Kohala Tuesday (Jan 10)

A minor earthquake occurred at 1:45:32 PM (HST) on Tuesday, January 10, 2012 . The magnitude 3.0 event occurred 19 km (12 miles) WSW of Hawi. The hypocentral depth is 28 km (17 miles).

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Wish you were here? Watching the full moon over the Big Island

The moon turns full tonight at 9:30 p.m. Sunday (Jan 8) over Hawaii. The King Kamehameha I statue in the moonlight in Hilo.

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The Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) today announced new information about the state’s upcoming civil union on-line application process scheduled to be activated on January 1, 2012 at 12:00 a.m.

Hawaii’s civil union registration process available January 1, 2012

The Hawai‘i State Department of Health (DOH) today announced new information about the state’s upcoming civil union on-line application process scheduled to be activated on January 1, 2012 at 12:00 a.m.

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Akaka to hold hearing on protecting Hawaii against invasive species Thursday (Oct 27)

Akaka to hold hearing on protecting Hawaii against invasive species Thursday (Oct 27)

MEDIA RELEASE Governor Abercrombie, Hawaii Legislature Agriculture Chairmen, State and Federal officials to testify Honolulu, Hawaii – This Thursday, U.S. Senator Daniel K. Akaka (D-Hawaii) will hold a field hearing in Honolulu entitled Safeguarding Hawaii’s Ecosystem and Agriculture Against Invasive Species. Witnesses include Governor Neil Abercrombie, Hawaii Legislature Agriculture Committee Chairmen Senator Clarence Nishihara and […]

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A series of earthquakes rocked North Hawaii Wednesday afternoon (Oct 19) with the first quake occurring at 2:10 p.m. at a magnitude 4.5M followed by at least four aftershocks of at least 3.0 magnitude and a swarm of smaller aftershocks. There is no tsunami threat from these earthquakes according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

Earthquakes rock North Hawaii Wednesday (Oct 19)

A series of earthquakes rocked North Hawaii Wednesday afternoon (Oct 19) with the first quake occurring at 2:10 p.m. at a magnitude 4.5M followed by at least four aftershocks of at least 3.0 magnitude and a swarm of smaller aftershocks. There is no tsunami threat from these earthquakes according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

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Just after sunset in Kailua-Kona as seen from Holualoa Sunday (Oct 2).

Wish you where here? Kailua-Kona sunset

Just after sunset in Kailua-Kona as seen from Holualoa Sunday (Oct 2).

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