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Governor releases $30M for natural resource protection

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has released more than $30.4 million for various capital improvement projects (CIP) administered by the Departments of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) and Defense (DOD) to protect Hawaii’s natural resources and upgrade state defense facilities. “These investments will protect and enhance many of our natural resources and well as improve […]

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Governor signs slate of bills

New laws focus on emergency management, energy, agriculture, criminal justice

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Abercrombie: Line-item reduction of state budget needed

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie, along with Attorney General David Louie and Finance Director Kalbert Young, has announced a plan to address an inconsistency in the amount of approximately $444 million between the budget bill and the bond authorization bill passed by the Legislature that is preventing each bill from being signed into law. “The […]

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Governor releases $87M for public school improvements

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has announced the release of more than $87.1 million for capital improvement projects (CIP) that will improve various state Department of Education (DOE) facilities across the state. “In addition to investing in our educational infrastructure and the welfare of our keiki, these projects will create jobs in our growing construction […]

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Governor releases $46M for capital improvement projects

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has announced the release of more than $46 million for various capital improvement projects (CIP) that invest in state infrastructure and facilities. “Many of these projects are ‘shovel ready’ and will immediately energize our growing construction industry,” Abercrombie said. “When complete, Hawaii will have improved correctional facilities and safer hurricane […]

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Governor signs bill to raise state’s minimum wage

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has signed Senate Bill 2609 (Act 82), a measure that incrementally increases the state’s minimum wage rate over the next four years and the tip credit over the next two years. “A hardworking sector of our community has gone seven years without a raise,” Abercrombie said. “This legislation will raise […]

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Governor releases $7.8M for agriculture improvements

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has released more than $7.8 million for various capital improvement projects (CIP) that invest in Hawaii’s local agriculture industry and upgrade the state’s water irrigation infrastructure. “Safeguarding our water supplies is a high-priority natural resource goal of this administration,” Abercrombie said. “These projects will upgrade the state’s aging agricultural infrastructure […]

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Governor releases $1.5M for Kahilu Theatre

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has announced the release of $1.5 million in capital improvement grant funds for the Kahilu Theatre Foundation. Identified by the state Legislature, these funds will finance design and construction costs for improvements at the 33-year-old Kahilu Theatre in Waimea. “The Kahilu Theatre has not had significant upgrades or repairs since […]

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Governor appoints Fuchigami interim transportation director

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has announced the appointment of Ford Fuchigami as interim director of the state Department of Transportation. The nomination is subject to state Senate confirmation. Fuchigami is replacing Glenn Okimoto, who has served as DOT director since 2010. Okimoto is returning to the University of Hawaii (UH), where he formerly served […]

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Bhagowalia, Transformation Internship Program win national awards

MEDIA RELESSE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has commended his Chief Advisor for Technology and Cybersecurity, Sanjeev “Sonny” Bhagowalia, and the state’s Transformation Internship Program (TIP) for winning two StateScoop 50 Awards for their contributions to the government information technology (IT) community. According to StateScoop, “Hundreds of nominees were submitted to six categories, and after over 50,000 […]

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Governor signs bill authorizing industrial hemp research program

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has signed Senate Bill 2175 (Act 56), a measure that allows the University of Hawaii (UH) College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) to establish a two-year industrial hemp remediation and biofuel crop research program. Act 56 authorizes the growth and cultivation of industrial hemp in accordance with requirements […]

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Governor signs bill making kindergarten mandatory

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has signed Senate Bill 2768 (Act 76), a measure that that makes kindergarten mandatory for children who will be at least 5 years of age on or before July 31 of the school year, unless otherwise exempt. “Mandatory kindergarten builds on this administration’s early childhood education initiative by providing continuity […]

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Governor releases $12.4M for highways, harbors

MEDIA RELEASE Further energizing Hawaii’s construction industry, Gov. Neil Abercrombie has released more than $12.4 million for capital improvement projects (CIP) to increase safety and improve, expand and maintain transportation infrastructure across the state. “Our highways and harbors provide us with a fundamental transportation link that we depend on economically and socially,” Abercrombie said. “By […]

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Hawaii County Democratic Party Convention (May 3)

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii County Democratic Party Convention is 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 3 at Sangha Hall, where more than160 delegates will gather to hear speeches and consider proposed modifications to the County’s Party’s Platform, Resolutions, and Rules that will eventually go to the Hawaii State Democratic Convention on May 24-25 in Honolulu. Numerous elected […]

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