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Richard Ha Day

Posted on May 9, 2015 in Proclamations

National Day of Prayer

Posted on May 7, 2015 in Proclamations

National Nurses Week

Posted on May 6, 2015 in Proclamations

Honolulu, Hawaii — A bill signed into law today by Governor David Ige will make Hawaii the first state in the nation to mandate accommodations for the hearing and visually impaired at movie theatres statewide. HB1272 requires anyone that operates a motion picture theater in more than two locations in the state to provide open ...
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WHO: Governor David Ige, Representative James Tokioka (Wailua Homesteads, Hanamaulu, Lihue, Puhi, Old Koloa Town, Omao) WHAT: Bill signing ceremony for HB1272, which requires theaters to make available closed captioning and audio descriptions for at least two showings per week. The measure requires anyone that operates a motion picture theater in more than two locations ...
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Anti-Bullying Day

Posted on May 4, 2015 in Proclamations

HONOLULU – Freeman Sasao, 56, a former Oʻahu circuit court probation officer, was charged Friday with one count of felony theft and eleven felony forgery counts, Attorney General Doug Chin announced. The complaint alleges that during the period of July 1, 2011 through July 9, 2013, Sasao collected eleven payments from various probationers that had ...
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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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