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HONOLULU –  Gov. David Ige notified legislative leaders and key lawmakers that nine bills are on the Intent to Veto list. The Hawai‘i State Constitution requires the governor to give notice to the Legislature by today’s deadline. On July 12, any measure that has not been signed or vetoed by Gov. Ige will become law ...
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HONOLULU — Hawaii Governor David Y. Ige today commemorated the thirtieth (30th) year anniversary of the establishment of Hawaii’s captive insurance industry. Since enabling legislation was enacted into law on May 29, 1986, Hawaii has positioned itself as a leader in the captive insurance marketplace at the international level. Hawaii is ranked fifth in the ...
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HONOLULU – The state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) released two reports today that provides data and analysis on spending patterns of Big Island and Kauai households in 2014. The reports summarizes data obtained through household surveys conducted by DBEDT in 2015 and covers spending in 2014. DBEDT’s Research and Economic Analysis ...
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MAUI — The Department of Public Safety is looking for women interested in becoming correctional officers at the Maui Community Correctional Center (MCCC) in Wailuku. Recruitment is now open on the Department of Human Resources and Development (DHRD) website.  The recruitment period ends on July 25. This recruitment is limited to female applicants.  To qualify, ...
Read More PSD NEWS RELEASE: Recruitment opens for women interested in becoming correctional officers on Maui

What:            News Conference – Intent to Veto list Who:              Governor David Ige                       When:           Monday, June 27, 2016 at 2pm Where:          State Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial Room We plan to live stream the event through the governor’s website ### Media Contacts: Jodi Leong Deputy ...
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What:  Proclamation Ceremony to celebrate the Hawai‘i’s captive insurance industry’s 30th anniversary. Since its establishment, Hawai‘i has grown to be one of the world’s leading captive domiciles and the premier domicile of the Asia-Pacific region, with more than $4.3 billion in premiums, $1.2 billion invested in Hawai‘i’s financial institutions and $21.8 million in local annual ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE MEDIA ADVISORY: Proclamation Ceremony to celebrate the Hawai‘i’s captive insurance industry’s 30th anniversary

HONOLULU — Hawaii Emergency Management Agency (HI-EMA), together with the Hawaii County Civil Defense Agency, will conduct siren testing on Hawaii Island on Wednesday, June 29 and Thursday June 30, 2016. Testing will be between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at the following locations: Kapaa Beach Park, North Kohala Mahukona Beach Park, North Kohala ...
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Act 137, 2013 Session Laws of Hawai’i established a new collective bargaining unit to represent state law enforcement officers and state and county ocean safety and water safety officers.