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Remarks of Governor David Ige as prepared September 24, 2015 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Coral Ballroom Introduction Former Governor Ariyoshi, Consuls General Misawa, Paik, Robinson, Director General Chow, and distinguished guests, it’s an honor for me to be here today to celebrate Japan’s relationship with the United States – and in particular the special ...
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Remarks of Governor David Ige as prepared August 3, 2015 at the Hawai‘i Convention Center Aloha and welcome to the Hawaiian Islands. We’re pleased to host the 2015 General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union. It’s been over 25 years since the United States hosted this event, and it’s the first time the General Assembly has convened ...
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Remarks of Governor David Ige as prepared October 16, 2015 at the Halekulani Hotel Aloha everyone. Thank you for having me. Who knew that there were so many economists in Hawaii! It’s nice to see so many of you here interested and vested in Hawaii’s economy. As you all know, I’m an engineer. I love ...
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WHAT:                       2015 Great Hawaii ShakeOut WHEN:                       Thursday, October 15; 10:15 a.m. WHO:                          The public is invited to participate COST:                        There is no registration fee REGISTER:               To register, visit http://www.shakeout.org/hawaii/ HONOLULU — Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA), formerly State Civil Defense, is encouraging Hawaii’s families, schools and businesses to take part in the statewide Great Hawaii ...
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Honolulu, Hawaii – State Representative Clift Tsuji (Keaukaha, Hilo, Panaewa, Waiakea) underwent successful Mohs micrographic surgery this month for skin cancer.  The specialized procedure’s published cure rates range up to 99% for previously untreated cancers, and was performed on an outpatient basis at Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu in August. “One becomes more aware of ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) advises motorists the Pali Highway will be closed in the Honolulu-bound direction Thursday, Aug. 13 from 8:15 pm – 4:00 am. Kailua-bound traffic will not be impacted. HDOT crews will be performing maintenance in the tunnel, which includes restriping lane lines, installing new reflective markers and tunnel ...
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HONOLULU — National Weather Service (NWS) briefed Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA), local emergency management and civil defense agencies, and federal and state partners on the favorable change in Tropical Storm Hilda’s intensity and track this morning. As of the 5 a.m. NWS advisory, Hawaii County remains in a Tropical Storm Watch, Flash Flood Watch, ...
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The boulders and rock structures that were found on the gravel road leading to the summit of Mauna Kea have been removed. The Office of Mauna Kea Management (OMKM) worked collaboratively with volunteers to ensure the rocks were safely and properly cleared from the roadway. The state continues to assess and monitor the situation to ...
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Remarks of Governor David Ige as prepared THE MAUNA KEA STORY, MAY 26, 2015 My role as Governor is to represent all the people of Hawai‘i our people, especially on critical and controversial matters. The issues surrounding Mauna Kea are contentious and on all sides very strongly felt. And because of that, the search for ...
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WAILUKU – Nelson N. Waikiki, a former 2014 candidate for Maui mayor, was sentenced Friday by Maui circuit judge Rhonda I. L. Loo to 20 years in prison for securities fraud, the state attorney general’s office announced. “Mr. Waikiki convinced several people to invest money in a water rights company on Maui,” said Deputy Attorney ...
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