DOH launches Healthy Hawai‘i Strategic Plan

HONOLULU – Over 200 stakeholders, advocates, and visionaries across the state gathered virtually today to launch the Healthy Hawai‘i Strategic Plan 2030 (HHSP), a roadmap for improving the health of Hawai‘i residents by preventing and reducing chronic disease.

Hanalei access hours changed

LIHUE – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) modifies the scheduled single lane public access to Kuhio Highway (Route 560) on the north shore of Kauai at mile marker 1 approaching Hanalei Bridge (“Hanalei Hill”) to make weekday access times consistent starting Wednesday, June 2.

AARP to honor outstanding seniors

HONOLULU — AARP Hawai‘i is accepting nominations for its most prestigious volunteer award, the 2021 Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors Hawai‘i residents 50 and older who are sharing their experiences, talents and skills to enrich the lives of their community members.

Today is World Blood Donor Day

Countries around the world, including the U.S., celebrate World Blood Donor Day today, to raise global awareness about the need for a safe blood supply and blood products.

Waimea 400 virtual meeting is Thursday

WAIMEA – Three conceptual site plan alternatives for the Waimea 400 site will be presented during the next virtual community meeting scheduled for Thursday, June 17, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Registration for this meeting is available at the project website,

Visitors to pay for ocean conservation

HONOLULU – The establishment of a Hawai‘i Ocean Stewardship Special Fund will provide more consistent and reliable support for the conservation, protection, restoration, and management of Hawai‘i’s precious and endangered marine resources.