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  MEDIA ADVISORY ʻŌHIʻA FUNGUS DISCOVERED ON KAUA’I Less Aggressive of the Two Species Causing Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death on Hawai‘i Island A rapid response team of experts from state and federal agencies and non-government organizations formed over the last week to investigate the deaths of several ʻōhiʻa trees in the Moloa‘a Forest Reserve on Kaua‘i’s ...
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KIDS TO PARK DAY

Posted on May 11, 2018 in Proclamations

FOOD ALLERGY AWARENESS WEEK

Posted on May 11, 2018 in Proclamations

For Immediate Release May 10, 2018 HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige signed SB 192 (Act 12), otherwise known as the Kaua‘i and O‘ahu flood recovery bill on Thursday. The measure sets aside a total of $125 million for the recovery effort — $100 million to help finance the flood recovery effort on Kaua‘i, and another ...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 10, 2018 HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige announced today the interim appointment of Bruce Anderson, Ph.D., to lead the Hawaiʻi State Department of Health following the June 1 retirement of Dr. Virginia “Ginny” Pressler who has served as the director of health since December 2014. In a letter to the governor ...
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Supplemental Emergency Proclamation for 2018 Kilauea Eruption HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has issued a supplemental emergency proclamation for the 2018 Kilauea eruption that, among other emergency management functions, establishes lines of authority that will enable a more comprehensive response to changing and unpredictable risks posed by the current eruption. Those risks include possible impacts ...
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Presidential Disaster Declaration Request Exhibits HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige signed a Presidential Disaster Declaration request, asking the President of the United States to declare the State of Hawai‘i a major disaster as a result of the ongoing seismic activity and volcanic eruption on Hawai‘i Island. The governor is asking that the declaration authorize the ...
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