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HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) released its fourth quarter 2015 Statistical and Economic Report, which projects that Hawaii’s economy will continue stable growth in the next few years. Labor market conditions continue to improve though the first three quarters with civilian labor force, employment, and payroll jobs setting historical ...
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WATCH News conference — briefing on White House – Governors’ Conference Call on Syrian refugees: Syrian Refugee Facts related to Hawaii: Over the past 10 years, only 21 refugees from around the world have resettled in Hawaii. 0 of the 21 refugees relocated to Hawaii are from Syria. (According to Pacific Gateway Center – the only refugee ...
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What: News conference — briefing on White House – Governors’ Conference Call on Syrian refugees Who: Gov. David Ige When: Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. Where: State Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Conference Room We plan to live stream the event through the governor’s website. ###

HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige today released the following statement about the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) team’s plan to repair equipment already on Mauna Kea and re-secure the site this month: “The maintenance and equipment repair work TMT plans to undertake will protect the environment and enhance public safety as we head into the winter ...
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Our first priority is the safety of the American people, including the people of the State of Hawai‘i. The U.S. accepts refugees, including Syrians, only after they are subjected to the most vigorous and highest level of screening and security vetting. As President Obama has said – slamming the door in their face would be ...
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HONOLULU — Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA), formerly State Civil Defense, received reports of a siren sounding in Waimanalo at approximately 12:40 a.m. today. A newly installed siren at Kaiona Beach Park in Waimanalo sounded when someone opened the control panel mounted on the siren pole. The cabinet has a security alarm and it went ...
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(HONOLULU) – The DLNR introduces the Hawai‘i Climate Adaptation Portal, a website which includes a vast wealth information on climate change and how it is impacting Hawaii and other coastal states and locations around the world as well as all things related to the Interagency Climate Adaptation Committee (ICAC). The Hawaiian name for the site ...
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HONOLULU — At the direction of the President of the United States, the national and state flags shall be flown at half-staff beginning immediately through sundown on November 19, 2015 as a mark of respect for the victims of the acts of violence on November 13, 2015 in Paris, France. “I know the people of Hawai‘i join ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has returned from a nine day trip to Seoul, South Korea and Tokyo Japan, where he participated in a productive series of business, government, educational and cultural discussions and exchanges. “The relationships between Hawai‘i and South Korea and Hawai‘i and Japan are very important to our state, and we must ...
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What: Governor’s media availability and report on Korea-Japan trip Who: Governor David Ige           When: Friday, November 13 at 12 p.m. Where: State Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Conference Room We plan to live stream the event through the governor’s website. ###   Media Contacts: Jodi Leong Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary Office of the Governor Office: 808-586-0043 ...
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