Wednesday, January 19, 2022
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...
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...
HR EDITOR'S NOTE: One of the cell phone taxes that Hawaii users pay 66 cents to the state per month in taxes and the money is put into a special fund for the 9-1-1 emergency services electronic tracking system. The fund was raided this legislative session to balance the...
The public is invited to a community meeting to have an intimate conversation with Marc Alexander, Hawaii’s homelessness coordinator. The meeting is hosted by The Parish of St. Clement and Representative Della Au Belatti.  Coffee and light refreshments from Sure Shot Café will be served. The meeting will focus on: 1.      ...
BY DEBORAH WARD --  The Hawaii state Department of Land and Natural Resources’ Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) and a coalition of resource managers on Hawai‘i Island have confirmed recent sightings of an introduced, damaging large mammal -- axis deer – in areas of from Kohala, Ka‘u, Kona...
BY JACK CHEEVERS - Hawaiians who have had difficulty finding health coverage because of a pre-existing condition now can more easily get much more affordable coverage.  The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today announced new steps make it easier for uninsured Hawaiians to enroll in the...
HONOLULU – In observance of the memory of Hiroshi Kato, Governor Neil Abercrombie today ordered that all Hawai'i flags 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 Saturday, May 28, 2011. Hiroshi Kato served...