Tag Archive | "state"

Web-based land inventory system available to the public on June 29, 2018

The central Public Land Trust Information System (PLTIS) available only to State and County agencies since January 2015 becomes accessible to anyone tomorrow, June 29, 2018. The online site is found at pltis.hawaii.gov

Read the full story

Posted in Government, NewsComments (0)

State Capitol Building, Honolulu

Governor Ige urges lawmakers to pass Death with Dignity bill after hundreds testify

More than 100 people testified at the State Capitol today and more than 600 submitted written testimony to the House Health & Human Services Committee and Judiciary Committee on House Bill 2739 titled “Our Care, Our Choice.”

Read the full story

Posted in Government, Health, NewsComments (1)

State accepting grants-in-aid applications for 2017

Senate Ways and Means Committee Chair Jill Tokuda and House Finance Committee Chair Sylvia Luke announced that qualified nonprofit and other organizations are able to apply for State Grants-in-Aid (GIA) that may become available and will be under consideration during the 2017 Regular Session.

Read the full story

Posted in Government, NewsComments (0)

Kamehameha Avenue flooded and closed in Hilo. Baron Sekiya Photo | Hawaii 24/7

County and State facilities to reopen Thursday (Sept 1)

Starting tomorrow, all County and State facilities, offices and services will be restored including Hele-On Bus service starting with the 3:15 AM bus to West Hawaii. Solid waste transfer stations and landfills will open according to regular schedule. County Parks will open and programs will resume on a case by case basis pending damage assessments […]

Read the full story

Posted in News, WeatherComments (0)

IDL TIFF file

Government and business temporary closures due to Hurricane Madeline

State and County government services will be closed along with Hele-On Bus service, solid waste transfer stations and landfills. Essential goverment services, such as the emergency services, will be open.

Read the full story

Posted in Business, Government, Hurricane, News, WeatherComments (0)

The state’s Insurance Division is advising Big Island residents that the Hawaii Property Insurance Association (HPIA) is now accepting all new business applications and coverage increase requests.   

“This is an opportunity to safeguard against unexpected property damage,” said Hawaii Insurance Commissioner Gordon Ito. “We want to thank our lawmakers for taking steps to pass legislation to lift the moratorium.”  Act 32, which was signed into law on May 5, 2015, requires HPIA to lift any moratorium on the issuance of residential property insurance within lava zones declared to be under a lava flow-related state of emergency by the Mayor of the County of Hawaii.

Property insurance moratorium lifted for Puna district, all Big Island residents urged to get insurance

The state’s Insurance Division is advising Big Island residents that the Hawaii Property Insurance Association (HPIA) is now accepting all new business applications and coverage increase requests. “This is an opportunity to safeguard against unexpected property damage,” said Hawaii Insurance Commissioner Gordon Ito. “We want to thank our lawmakers for taking steps to pass legislation […]

Read the full story

Posted in Business, Government, NewsComments (0)

Abercrombie releases $70.2M for projects across Hawaii

Gov. Neil Abercrombie today announced the release of more than $70.2 million for various capital improvement projects (CIPs) across Hawaii that will help carry the state’s recovery into the New Year.

Read the full story

Posted in Government, NewsComments (0)

Effective July 1, 2011, the Governor signed into law Act 190, which requires State compliance certificates for all purchases of $2,500.00 or more.

All business entities and/or individuals wanting to do business with the State or any of the Counties will be required to obtain Tax Clearances (both State and Federal), Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA), and Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR) compliance certificates.

Website for business registration when doing state or county work

Effective July 1, 2011, the Governor signed into law Act 190, which requires State compliance certificates for all purchases of $2,500.00 or more. All business entities and/or individuals wanting to do business with the State or any of the Counties will be required to obtain Tax Clearances (both State and Federal), Department of Commerce and […]

Read the full story

Posted in Business, GovernmentComments (0)

The Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of State Parks today began charging entry fees, for non-residents and commercial tour vehicles going to ‘Akaka Falls State Park. The fee is $5 per car and an attendant will be on duty. Hawai‘i residents who show a local ID will not have to pay a parking fee.

State now charges non-resident entry fees at Akaka Falls State Park

The Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of State Parks today began charging entry fees, for non-residents and commercial tour vehicles going to ‘Akaka Falls State Park. The fee is $5 per car and an attendant will be on duty. Hawai‘i residents who show a local ID will not have to pay a parking […]

Read the full story

Posted in Government, NewsComments (0)

The following is the text of Mayor Billy Kenoi's testimony to the House Finance Committee today in opposition to House Bill 2598, which would suspend distribution of the transient accomodations tax to the counties for three years. The County of Hawai'i will lose nearly $18 million a year in revenue if the bill passes.

Mayor Kenoi urges committee to reject bill to take counties’ share of hotel taxes

The following is the text of Mayor Billy Kenoi’s testimony to the House Finance Committee today in opposition to House Bill 2598, which would suspend distribution of the transient accomodations tax to the counties for three years. The County of Hawai’i will lose nearly $18 million a year in revenue if the bill passes.

Read the full story

Posted in Government, NewsComments (0)

Following the ratification by Hawai‘i Government Employees Association (HGEA) members of a new two-year contract, Governor Linda Lingle today announced details of a plan that calls for two furlough days per month for the next 20 months for state employees that will start on Friday, October 23, 2009.

State furlough plan begins Friday (Oct 23)

Following the ratification by Hawai‘i Government Employees Association (HGEA) members of a new two-year contract, Governor Linda Lingle today announced details of a plan that calls for two furlough days per month for the next 20 months for state employees that will start on Friday, October 23, 2009.

Read the full story

Posted in Government, NewsComments (0)

State delivers layoff notices to 1,100 union employees, 900 to be furloughed

State delivers layoff notices to 1,100 union employees, 900 to be furloughed

MEDIA RELEASE HONOLULU – Governor Linda Lingle announced that the State today will begin delivering written layoff notices to the approximately 1,100 State employees who were previously notified their positions could be eliminated. The notices state the positions of the affected employees will be eliminated as of November 13, 2009. Some of the employees may […]

Read the full story

Posted in Government, NewsComments (0)

DHS announces sites for multi-band radio pilot program

DHS announces sites for multi-band radio pilot program

MEDIA RELEASE The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate today announced the 14 lead organizations for the upcoming pilot phase of testing and evaluation (T&E) for the Multi-Band Radio project. The pilots comprise the final phase of a three-part T&E process that includes laboratory testing, short-term demonstrations, and pilot projects. In 2008, […]

Read the full story

Posted in Government, News, Sci-TechComments (0)

Details of Governor Lingle's furlough plan

Details of Governor Lingle’s furlough plan

MEDIA RELEASE Governor Linda Lingle today announced details of the Administration’s plan to furlough all state employees in the Executive Branch to help close the unprecedented $2.7 billion revenue shortfall projected between now and June 30, 2011. The furlough plan represents the first time labor costs are being impacted to address the state’s budget gap. […]

Read the full story

Posted in Business, Government, NewsComments (0)

 

 

Become a fan on facebook

 

 

Quantcast