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TOWN cleanup with Sustainable Coastlines

Volunteering

On Saturday, three of our staff – Brad, Jamie and Rosie, headed to Magic Island Beach Park to take part in Sustainable Coastlines’ Town cleanup. The goal was to clean a large area of the South Shore of Oahu along the coast, beach park, harbor and Ala Wai canal. This area of Oahu is where trash that is left behind or escapes our waste stream ends up in the ocean….
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Liquor License Renewals Now Available for Hawaii County Businesses

Site launches

The Liquor Licenses and Permits service for the County of Hawaii, Department of Liquor Control has been expanded to include renewal of liquor licenses.

During the annual renewal period of May 15 – June 30, 2019, licensees can visit: liquorpermits.ehawaii.gov to begin their renewal application. After entering their liquor license number, users will be able to see the renewal fee, licensee information, license type information, and mailing and business…
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Go Hunt Hawaii Wins A Communicator Award

Awards

Go Hunt Hawaii, Hawaii’s official hunting resource, has been nationally recognized with a Communicator Award of Distinction in the government website category. With over 6,000 entries received from across the US and around the world, the Communicator Awards is the largest and most competitive awards program honoring creative excellence for communications professionals.

“We are extremely proud to recognize the work received in the 25th Annual Communicator Awards. This class…
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Announcing the Redesigned Hawaii Business Express

Site launches

Today, starting a business in Hawaii is easier than ever when using Hawaii Business Express (HBE). The State of Hawaii, Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs’ (DCCA) Business Registration Division (BREG) has redesigned their entire suite of  business services from the ground up to better serve Hawaii’s business community.

Highlights include:

A fresh and unified design that also works on mobile Improved organization and navigation across the entire suite of…
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Self-Printing Service for Hawaii Professional Licensees Available at MyPVL

Site launches

The Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) Professional and Vocational Licensing Division (PVL) is announcing the launch of the online Self-Printing service at MyPVL: pvl.ehawaii.gov/mypvl.

Effective April 18, 2019, license pocket ID cards and wall certificates are now available for immediate download and printing at no cost to licensees. The updated pocket ID card provides additional consumer protection with a QR code design imprint, in which consumers…
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Hawaii Ensures Accessibility of Government Facilities with an Electronic Submission and Review Process

Site launches

The Hawaii Department of Health, Disability and Communication Access Board (DCAB) has launched its electronic Plan Review Submission System at dcab.ehawaii.gov/fau.

The plan review transmittal forms can now be completed and submitted online along with the plan drawings. Upon determination of the review fee, the submitter will have the ability to pay for the review fee either by credit card or check. The online system will also provide an electronic review process…
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Out-of-State Medical Cannabis Patients Can Now Register Using the Hawaii MEDMJ Medical Cannabis Registry Application

Site launches

MEDMJ, the Hawaii State Department of Health Medical Cannabis Registry application, has now been expanded to include registration of out-of-state patients. In addition, all out-of-state and most in-state patients can obtain their 329 Medical Cannabis Card electronically, 24/7.

For new out-of-state patients, registration is completed in 4 easy steps: 1) verify that you have both a valid Medical Cannabis card from another U.S. state or territory, and either a…
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Hawaii’s Clean and Sober Home Registry Provides Support for Recovery Efforts

Site launches

The Hawaii Department of Health, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Division (ADAD) has launched its Clean and Sober Home Registry for providers to begin registering their homes voluntarily at cshome.ehawaii.gov.

Act 193 Session Laws of Hawaii 2014 Relating to Group Homes established a voluntary Clean and Sober Home registry to help those in recovery from alcohol or drug addiction to more easily find and access a stable, alcohol and drug-free home-like living environment in residences that comply with federal, state and county requirements and standards. A key…
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Hawaii Small Business Registration now available on the Hawaii Awards & Notices Data System (HANDS)

Site launches

Hawaii small businesses can now register online with the State of Hawaii through the Hawaii Awards & Notices Data Systems website. The registration can be completed in three easy steps:  First, verify that your business meets the size standards for a small business established by the Small Business Administration. Second, create an eHawaii.gov account. Lastly, complete the small business registration form.

In July 2017, the Hawaii State Legislature mandated…
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Adopt a Family 2018

Volunteering

For our fourth year, HIC adopted families for the holidays. Adopt A Family is a seasonal program administered by Helping Hands Hawaii that links individuals and families in need with donors in the community. Participants are referred to the program through their large network of community partners, and donors participate by adopting a family and fulfilling their holiday wish lists.

This year, we adopted 11 individuals – a family of…
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