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HONOLULU – The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has announced its intent to enter into negotiations with nine countries for U.S. preclearance at 10 airports, including Japan’s Narita International Airport. Through the preclearance program immigration, customs and agriculture inspections can be completed before departure from the originating country, allowing passengers to avoid further processing ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaiʻi Supreme Court today dismissed a legal challenge raised by four individual plaintiffs to the Hawaiʻi Marriage Equality Act of 2013.  The 2013 law changed Hawaii’s statutes regarding marriage so that same-sex couples could marry.  The Supreme Court held that the plaintiffs were not harmed or injured by the Marriage Equality Act ...
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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 ...
Read More Governor Ige’s transcribed Mauna Kea story

HONOLULU – Governor David Ige today announced his proposed way forward for the stewardship of Mauna Kea. The full script of the governor’s comments, as prepared, may be downloaded from the website: http://governor.hawaii.gov/. Governor Ige thanked the Thirty-Meter Telescope (TMT) team for halting construction to allow him to listen to and learn from those with ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: Governor David Ige announces major changes in the stewardship of Mauna Kea

HONOLULU – Governor David Ige will hold a news conference in the Executive Office Chambers on Tuesday, May 26 to announce his proposed way forward for the stewardship of Mauna Kea. Who: Governor David Ige What: News conference When: Tuesday, May 26, 2015, 1:30 pm Where: State Capitol, Executive Chambers, Ceremonial Room Streamed live: http://governor.hawaii.gov/ ...
Read More MEDIA ADVISORY: Governor David Ige to announce major changes to stewardship of Mauna Kea

Honolulu, Hawaii – In events at the Capitol before an overflow crowd, Governor Ige held signing ceremony for HB604, which establishes December 20 of each year as ‘Sakada Day’ in Hawaii.  The bill recognizes the Filipino community’s contribution to the history, economy, culture and heritage of Hawaii.  The measure was introduced by Rep. John Mizuno ...
Read More HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NEWS RELEASE: ‘Sakada Day’ to honor Hawai’i’s Filipino heritage