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State owned portion of Chain of Craters Road turned over to Hawaii County

Gov. Neil Abercrombie today issued an executive order that turns over 3.68 miles of the state-owned portion of Chain of Craters Road near Kalapana to Hawaii County. The executive order states that the land is “hereby turned over to the County of Hawaii, in fee simple, for use as a county highway, and the County […]

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With the increase in demand for electrical vehicles, the state of Hawai'i is re-charging its highly successful EV Ready Rebate Program with an additional $350,000 for rebates on new electric or plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and chargers. The state has also extended the deadline for the rebates from March 31 to Nov. 1, 2012.

State extends electric vehicle rebate to November 1, 2012

With the increase in demand for electrical vehicles, the state of Hawai’i is re-charging its highly successful EV Ready Rebate Program with an additional $350,000 for rebates on new electric or plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and chargers. The state has also extended the deadline for the rebates from March 31 to Nov. 1, 2012.

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Governor Neil Abercrombie today ordered that the Hawai'i flag, at all State offices and agencies as well as the Hawai'i National Guard, are to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, March 27, 2012, in memory of the late King George Tupou V of Tonga.

State flags to fly at half-staff in honor of the King of Tonga Tuesday (March 27)

Governor Neil Abercrombie today ordered that the Hawai’i flag, at all State offices and agencies as well as the Hawai’i National Guard, are to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday, March 27, 2012, in memory of the late King George Tupou V of Tonga.

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Governor Neil Abercrombie today announced the release of more than $27.7 million for additional Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) in the areas of transportation, communications, health and health services, and agriculture. Projects include Kohala Mountain Road, Punaluu Stream bridge, Kona Community Hospital, Arc of Hilo and more.

Governor Abercrombie releases $27.7M CIP funds for state projects

Governor Neil Abercrombie today announced the release of more than $27.7 million for additional Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) in the areas of transportation, communications, health and health services, and agriculture. Projects include Kohala Mountain Road, Punaluu Stream bridge, Kona Community Hospital, Arc of Hilo and more.

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The State of Hawai'i is re-energizing its successful EV Ready Rebate Program with an additional $150,000 and has extended the deadline for rebates on new electric or plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and chargers from January 31 to March 31, 2012.

State extends electric vehicle rebate program with $150K boost

The State of Hawai’i is re-energizing its successful EV Ready Rebate Program with an additional $150,000 and has extended the deadline for rebates on new electric or plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and chargers from January 31 to March 31, 2012.

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With more than 6,000 people behind bars in Hawai'i, the state’s prison system is over capacity and requires anywhere from one quarter to one third of prisoners to be housed in mainland prisons. But, the Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center projects that the policy changes recommended in the plan would drastically reduce the need for costly out-of-state prison beds, saving the state as much as $150 million over five years.

State develops plan to improve criminal justice system

With more than 6,000 people behind bars in Hawai’i, the state’s prison system is over capacity and requires anywhere from one quarter to one third of prisoners to be housed in mainland prisons. But, the Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center projects that the policy changes recommended in the plan would drastically reduce the […]

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The Hawai’i County Motor Vehicle Registration office  advises residents that the recently mailed December 2011 vehicle registration renewal notice contains an incorrect total due amount.  The renewal notices, mailed on November 18, did not include the current increase in State of Hawai’i weight tax and registration fee because of a statewide computer programming error.

December vehicle registration notices contain error

The Hawai’i County Motor Vehicle Registration office advises residents that the recently mailed December 2011 vehicle registration renewal notice contains an incorrect total due amount. The renewal notices, mailed on November 18, did not include the current increase in State of Hawai’i weight tax and registration fee because of a statewide computer programming error.

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The Hawai‘i State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) is seeking employers who are hiring and training new employees who were laid-off from their previous employers. Employers are encouraged to take advantage of this rare opportunity to receive 50-90% reimbursement of the wages paid to these new workers.

State offers funds for on-the-job training

The Hawai‘i State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) is seeking employers who are hiring and training new employees who were laid-off from their previous employers. Employers are encouraged to take advantage of this rare opportunity to receive 50-90% reimbursement of the wages paid to these new workers.

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The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) unveiled the State of Hawaii’s first web application for mobile devices. The mobile web app includes a modified version of the current services available on DCCA’s Business Registration website.

State deploys mobile web app for business information

The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) unveiled the State of Hawaii’s first web application for mobile devices. The mobile web app includes a modified version of the current services available on DCCA’s Business Registration website.

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Governor Linda Lingle today announced state Department of Transportation (DOT) Director Brennon Morioka has accepted a job as executive vice president of Shioi Construction, Inc., in Pearl City.  His last day at the DOT will be Thursday, Sept. 23.  Morioka has been with the DOT since 2005, when he served as Highways Division deputy director.

State Transportation Director Morioka announces his departure

Governor Linda Lingle today announced state Department of Transportation (DOT) Director Brennon Morioka has accepted a job as executive vice president of Shioi Construction, Inc., in Pearl City. His last day at the DOT will be Thursday, Sept. 23. Morioka has been with the DOT since 2005, when he served as Highways Division deputy director.

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