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  • HAWAI‘I COVID-19 JOINT INFORMATION CENTER DAILY NEWS DIGEST Feb. 27, 2021 (Special Saturday Edition) Saturday, February 27, 2021 12:15 PM from Office of the Governor Department of Health: Higher Case Count Today Partially Due to Historic Cases The DOH Disease Outbreak and Control Division (DOCD) is reporting 106 coronavirus cases today. 31 cases from Maui were not previously confirmed due to a laboratory reporting issue. These cases occurred between Nov. 29, 2020 and Feb. 18, 2021. These cases are not […]
  • HDOT NEWS RELEASE: KAUAI LANE CLOSURES FOR THE WEEK OF FEB. 27 – MARCH 5, 2021 Friday, February 26, 2021 04:18 PM from Office of the Governor PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice.  All projects are weather permitting.   — KUHIO HIGHWAY (ROUTE 56) — 1) KAPAA Right lane closure of Kuhio Highway (Route 56) in the northbound direction between mile markers 6.6 and 8.4, Kapaa Bypass and Kauwila Street, on Saturday, Feb. 27, from […]
  • HDOT NEWS RELEASE: HAWAII ISLAND LANE CLOSURES FOR THE WEEK OF FEB. 27 – MARCH 5, 2021 Friday, February 26, 2021 04:17 PM from Office of the Governor PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice.  All projects are weather permitting.   — MAMALAHOA HIGHWAY (ROUTE 11) — 1) KONA Single lane closure on Mamalahoa Highway (Route 11) in both directions between mile markers 92 and 96, Kaohe Road and Mamalahoa Highway, on Monday, March 1, through Friday, March 5, from […]
  • HDOT NEWS RELEASE: MAUI LANE CLOSURES FOR THE WEEK OF FEB. 27 – MARCH 5, 2021 Friday, February 26, 2021 04:15 PM from Office of the Governor PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice.  All projects are weather permitting.   — HONOAPIILANI HIGHWAY (ROUTE 30) —    1) MAALAEA Single lane closure on Honoapiilani Highway (Route 30) in both directions between mile markers 4.7 and 6.9, Honoapiilani Highway and Maalaea Boat Harbor Road, on Monday, March 1, through Friday, […]
  • HDOT NEWS RELEASE: OAHU LANE CLOSURES FOR THE WEEK OF FEB. 27 – MARCH 5, 2021 Friday, February 26, 2021 03:58 PM from Office of the Governor PLEASE NOTE: Lane closure schedules may change at any time without further notice.  All projects are weather permitting.   — H-1 FREEWAY — 1) HONOLULU (WEEKEND/NIGHT WORK) Three lane closures on the H-1 Freeway in the westbound direction between the Keehi Interchange and Pearl Harbor Interchange on Sunday, Feb. 28, through Friday, March 5, from […]
  • DCCA NEWS RELEASE: DCCA DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS Friday, February 26, 2021 03:52 PM from Office of the Governor (Through January 2021)   HONOLULU – The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) and the state Boards and Commissions released a summary of disciplinary actions through the month of January 2021 taken on individuals and entities with professional and vocational licenses in Hawaii. These disciplinary actions include dispositions based upon either the results […]
  • DOH NEWS RELEASE: Department of Health warns ocean users at Kailua Bay to avoid waters near the Kailua Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant’s ocean outfall Friday, February 26, 2021 03:49 PM from Office of the Governor HONOLULU – The Hawai‘i Department of Health (DOH) is advising the public to avoid waters near the City and County of Honolulu Kailua Wastewater Treatment Plant’s ocean outfall (pictured below). The City began discharging wastewater that exceeds the bacteria limits in their state permit on Feb. 18, 2021. The permit violation was first reported by […]
  • NEWS RELEASE: DCCA DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS (Through January 2021) Friday, February 26, 2021 03:36 PM from Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs  DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR CATHERINE P. AWAKUNI COLÓN DIRECTOR FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 26, 2021 DCCA DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS (Through January 2021) HONOLULU – The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) and the state Boards and Commissions released a summary of disciplinary actions through […]
  • DLNR NEWS RELEASE: STATE FINES PAIR OF AQUARIUM FISHERS RECORD 272,000 DOLLARS Friday, February 26, 2021 03:10 PM from Office of the Governor (HONOLULU) – Today, the Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) voted unanimously to fine two Hawai‘i island aquarium fishers $272,000 in civil fines for multiple violations of Hawai‘i Administrative Rules (HAR) related to an illegal aquarium fishing incident in Kona in 2020. According to the DLNR Division of Aquatic Resources (DAR), these are record […]
  • OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR – NEWS RELEASE – GOVERNOR IGE ENGAGES WITH PRESIDENT BIDEN, TRANSPORTATION SECRETARY PETE BUTTIGIEG AT VIRTUAL NGA MEETING Friday, February 26, 2021 03:05 PM from Office of the Governor HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige participated in the National Governors’ Association’s virtual Winter Meeting this week, to discuss efforts to end the COVID-19 public health crisis and debate ways to ensure a strong and equitable economic recovery. The NGA meeting yesterday included conversations between President Joe Biden, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and participating governors, as […]
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