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Senator Hirono accepting applications for military service academy nominations

MEDIA RELEASE Application Deadline for Competitive Nomination Process is October 31, 2019. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Mazie K. Hirono announced she is currently accepting applications from Hawaii students seeking a military service academy nomination. Each year, Senator Hirono nominates Hawaii students to the Air Force Academy, U.S. Military Academy, Naval Academy, and the Merchant Marine […]

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Registration open for 2019-2020 Hawaii LifeSmarts Competition

The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) Office of the Securities Commissioner invites teams to participate in the 2019-2020 Hawaii LifeSmarts Competition.

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park 2019 class of Youth Rangers. Photo courtesy NPS

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park celebrates 10th year of the Youth Ranger Program

Over the last decade, 435 students from 10 island high schools in Puna, Ka’u, and West Hawaiʻi have trained in conservation and environmental education disciplines.

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UH Hilo selected most diverse campus by U.S. News & World Report

The University of Hawai`i at Hilo has been named the most ethnically diverse campus among national universities.

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Governor Ige Signs Act 32: Licenses Midwives in Hawaii

International Day of the Midwife “Midwives: Defenders of women’s rights” is being celebrated today all around the world, and Hawaiʻiis joining in by honoring midwives with a licensure law! Governor David Ige signed the bipartisan legislation to license midwives into law on April 30, 2019 as Act 32.

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Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society Judiciary Celebrates Law Day 2019

MEDIA RELEASE HONOLULU – Throughout May, the Hawaii State Judiciary is sponsoring special events and presentations in observance of Law Day, celebrated annually on May 1 to recognize our nation’s dedication to the ideals of equality and justice under law. It also highlights the legal process and the role of our courts in protecting the freedoms of […]

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UH Hilo to transfer management of NHERC to Hawaii Community College

MEDIA RELEASE North Hawaii Education and Research Center. Hawaii 24/7 File Photo Officials for the University of Hawai`i at Hilo and Hawai`i Community College today announced that both campuses are working together closely on preparations to transfer management of the North Hawai`i Education and Research Center (NHERC) in Honoka`a from UH Hilo to HawCC, to […]

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California Water Service Group offers 2019 college scholarships

MEDIA RELEASE Students in California, Hawaii, and Washington Service Areas Eligible for Sixth Annual Program California Water Service Group (Group) (NYSE: CWT) today announced it has officially opened its annual College Scholarship Program. Eligible students residing in areas served by the utility’s California, Hawaii, and Washington subsidiaries may now apply online for one of the […]

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Barbara Garcia headlines Big Island Press Club scholarship dinner Thursday (May 9)

MEDIA RELEASE The Big Island Press Club’s annual scholarship dinner will be held 5:30-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 9 at Hilo’s Seaside Restaurant where the club will honor its 2016 scholarship recipients and Barbara Garcia, publisher of Ke Ola Magazine, as the guest speaker. The press club annually awards scholarships at this dinner to students […]

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Mayumi Oda exhibit at East Hawaii Cultural Center starting May 3, 2019

Mayumi Oda in a retrospective survey spanning 40 years of creative work by the artist is scheduled to open at the East Hawaii Cultural Center with a 6:00 pm reception for Mayumi who will be present, on First Friday, May 3, 2019.

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Gov. Ige releases $1.9M to buy land for Waikoloa Public Library

Governor David Ige has released $1.9 million in Capital Improvement Project funds to buy a 1.750-acre parcel for a new Waikoloa Public Library.

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Dying Ohia Trees from Rapid Ohia Death (ROD). Photo courtesy of DLNR.

Fighting Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death is a top priority

MEDIA RELEASE Ohia Love Fest Media Clips, 10-21-18 from Hawaii DLNR on Vimeo. Joining Forces with Land Managers & Scientists in the Battle (Honolulu) – While the complete data is still being analyzed, aerial surveys of Hawai‘i Island, Kaua‘i, and parts of  east Maui earlier this year covered 1,081,000 acres of ʻōhiʻa forest being potentially impacted […]

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Senator Hirono announces over $4.76M in AmeriCorps funding for three hawaii nonprofits

MEDIA RELEASE HONOLULU, HI–Today, Senator Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) announced that three Hawaii organizations have received over $4.76 million in AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency responsible for AmeriCorps and other national service programs. Funding from CNCS will go to Kupu, Teach for America Hawaii, and the […]

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DLNR launches ‘Mālama Hawai‘i’ campaign

MEDIA RELEASE Malama Hawaii-Overview from Hawaii DLNR on Vimeo. (Honolulu) – In the coming days and months it’s going to be hard to avoid the phrase, “Mālama Hawai‘i,” when flying, staying in a hotel room, watching TV or enjoying the outdoors throughout the Hawaiian Islands. DLNR and the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority (HTA) have partnered to […]

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