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MEDIA ADVISORY   — NEW START TIME*** July 9, 2019 WHAT:                      News Conference – VETO deadline                          WHEN:                     Tuesday, July 9 at 2:30 p.m. WHO:                        Governor David Ige WHERE:                    State Capitol, 5th floor, ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — NEWS CONFERENCE ON VETO DEADLINE — PUSHED BACK TO 2:30 PM

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) alerts the public the Dillingham Airfield (HDH) will reopen on Wednesday, June 26 at 7 a.m. The airfield remained closed since Friday, June 21, 2019 following the plane crash that tragically killed all 11 people on board. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigation into the cause ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Dillingham Airfield to reopen June 26, 2019

Moving forward together — ‘Oni Like Kākou  — is more than a convenient catchphrase. It’s Governor Ige’s basic belief for how we can make progress as a community — whether it’s restoring Hā‘ena on Kaua‘i after devastating floods, finishing   a new airport facility on Maui or building more affordable rentals for working families. This issue ...
Read More Working together for the best community solutions

OLDER AMERICANS MONTH

Posted on Jun 3, 2019 in Main, Proclamations

Honesty, transparency, responsiveness to citizens. Some cynics would say those aren’t the first words that come to mind in describing government bureaucracies. But those are the values Governor Ige has made a priority of his administration. This issue highlights ways the state is making progress in key areas, improving services, and helping us as consumers. ...
Read More State workers on the front lines for the community

From his nearly 30 years in the Legislature, Governor Ige believes in staying positive about funding for his administration’s priorities. “We made progress in critical areas. It’s not everything we asked for, but it allows us to continue the momentum in housing and homelessness, education and the environment,” he said. “In working with our legislators ...
Read More Governor sees progress with legislative support

New ocean safety website launched – The Department of Health has launched https://hioceansafety.com, a website that aims to help beachgoers and prevent drownings. Ocean drowning is the state’s fourth-leading cause of injury-related death and the leading cause for visitors. The site offers real-time updates on ocean conditions across the state, “six things you need to ...
Read More Ocean safety, school planning, new EIS rules, helicopters

Who can help me if I’ve been scammed? What should I do after a flood, fire or hurricane? How can I check on a business or start my own? Answers to these and dozens of other questions can be provided by the state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) — the people the community ...
Read More DCCA: Protecting consumers, helping businesses

Cheers erupted in the state Capitol auditorium May 17 as emcee Billy V announced the winners of the Governor’s 2019 Outstanding State Employee awards. Governor Ige praised the nominees from every department for being on the front lines to serve the community. “I’m proud of what we’ve done as a team and I’m proud to ...
Read More State’s outstanding employees honored

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