Sunday, July 3, 2022
WASHINGTON – Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis today announced 122 grants totaling more than $28 million to provide approximately 17,000 veterans who are homeless or at risk of being homeless with job training to help them succeed in civilian careers. The grants are being awarded under the U.S. Department...
In this MegaVote for Hawaii's 1st Congressional District: Recent Congressional Votes House: Debt Limit Increase House: Homeland Security Appropriations, FY 2012 House: Use of Ground Forces in Libya House: Libya Troop Withdrawal Upcoming Congressional Bills Senate: Nomination of Donald B. Verrilli, Jr. to be Solicitor General Editor's Note: The House is in recess this week. Recent House Votes Debt...
The Board of Directors of the Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority (NELHA) has appointed Gregory P. Barbour as the agency’s new Executive Director.  Barbour will assume responsibility for the management of the agency in mid-June. NELHA is a world-renowned premier ocean science and technology park on the Island of...
The Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism has released the third 2010 Census report: “Island Population and Housing Units, State of Hawaii: 2010”. The report was produced by the Hawaii State Data Center, a part of the Research and Economic Analysis Division of DBEDT, from data provided by the...
HONOLULU, HAWAII – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) took action to improve operations at its State Historic Preservation Division (SHPD) and ensure federal compliance.  The Department awarded a contract to Solutions Pacific, LLC to implement recommendations of the National Park Service’s Corrective Action Plan. In March 2010,...
BY EDDIE KIM – One of the most contentious issues among Oahu residents is the city’s plan to construct a 20-mile, elevated steel on steel rail project from Kapolei to Honolulu. In an attempt to address growing doubt about the project spurred in part by a recent lawsuit filed by...
HONOLULU, HAWAII – Governor Neil Abercrombie has released funds for more projects that will improve safety and create better learning environments at nine public schools on O'ahu and Maui. The capital improvement projects are part of the Governor’s New Day Work Projects, designed to create jobs and get money...
Yesterday, the Honorable Glenn Hara, Circuit Court Judge, Third Circuit, granted Attorney General David M. Louie’s motion for preliminary injunctive relief, an accounting, and an order freezing all contributions made by donors to Anthony Marasia (“Marasia”), doing business as “Love the Animals.  Marasia is a resident of Honomu, Hawaii. Beginning...
THIS IS THE FULL OPENING STATEMENT OF SENATOR DANIEL K. INOUYE, D-HI, AT THE FY 2012 DOD BUDGET OVERVIEW HEARING ON JUNE 15, 2011 “Today, I would like to welcome Dr. Robert Gates, the Secretary of Defense and Admiral Mike Mullen, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, to...
In this MegaVote for Hawaii's 1st Congressional District: Recent Congressional Votes Senate: Ethanol subsidies amendment House: Military Construction-Veterans Affairs Appropriations, FY2012 House: Agriculture Appropriations, FY2012 Upcoming Congressional Bills Senate: Nomination of Leon E. Panetta to be Defense Secretary Senate: Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act of 2011 Senate: Economic Development Revitalization Act of 2011 House: Defense Appropriations House: America...