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HONOLULU – The Governor’s Team on ESSA – Every Student Succeeds Act held its first introductory, organizational meeting on Thursday, April 28, during which the 19 members discussed innovation and empowerment as the team starts work to create the blueprint for public education in Hawai‘i. Team members also discussed opportunities provided by the new federal ...
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HONOLULU — The first-ever State of Hawai‘i Job Fair will be held Wednesday, May 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the 4th floor of the State Capitol. Representatives from each of the executive branch agencies will be available to explain departmental operations, job vacancy information and career opportunities. The department list includes Accounting ...
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Team will develop blueprint for Hawai‘i’s education HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today announced the names of the newly selected members of the Governor’s Team on ESSA – Every Student Succeeds Act. The team will work to develop a blue print for Hawai‘i’s public schools that is consistent with ESSA and will maximize opportunities and ...
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HONOLULU – With no reports of recent incidences of locally acquired dengue fever in 30 days, the state and County of Hawai‘i announced a significant milestone in the Hawai‘i Island outbreak that began in October. While the outbreak seems to have come to a halt, Gov. David Ige, along with other state and local officials ...
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What: The State and County will announce the status of the Hawai‘i Island dengue fever outbreak and a new phase of response activities Who:              Governor David Ige Mayor Billy Kenoi, County of Hawai‘i Darryl Oliveira, Hawai‘i County Civil Defense Administrator Dr. Virginia Pressler, Director of Health Maj. Gen. Arthur “Joe” Logan, State Adjutant General and Director ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today signed the following bills into law: SB 2775 – Act 13: Relating to the Affordable Care Act Section 1332 State Innovation Waiver: Authorizes the state to submit a state innovation waiver to the U.S. Health and Human Services and U.S. Treasury requesting a waiver of certain provisions of the ...
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  What: Bill signings for: SB 2775 Relating to the Affordable Care Act Section 1332 State Innovation Waiver Authorizes the state to submit a state innovation waiver to the U.S. Health and Human Services and U.S. Treasury requesting a waiver of certain provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act that undermine the state’s ...
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HONOLULU — Gov. David Y. Ige announced that the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation (HHSC) entered into a lease agreement late yesterday with Maui Health Systems (a Kaiser Foundation Hospitals LLC) covering the facilities of Maui Memorial Medical Center, Kula Hospital & Clinic, and Lanai Community Hospital. On January 14, 2016, the Maui Regional Board and ...
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HONOLULU — Gov. David Y. Ige today signed a fourth supplemental proclamation on homelessness, which will remain in effect until late June of this year. The supplemental proclamation allows the state to continue its coordinated efforts with the counties to create short- and long-term housing projects statewide. Under the most recent extension, the proclamation cut ...
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Celebrating Music in Our Schools What: Springtime at Washington Place: Celebrating Music in Our Schools honors Queen Lili‘uokalani and her vision for Washington Place, which is to preserve the Hawaiian language and music for her people. Who:  Governor David Ige, Hawai‘i’s First Lady Dawn Amano-Ige, the Washington Place Foundation and the following musical groups from Hawai‘i’s public schools: The ...
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