Press Releases

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige is in Washington, D.C. to attend the National Governors Association’s Winter Meeting, which will include discussions on the future of food and agriculture, transportation infrastructure and the opioid crisis. The governor will also attend the Western Governors’ Association meeting, where he will participate in a wide range of discussions including ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige and Brig. Gen. Kenneth Hara today released the All Hazards Preparedness Improvement Action Plan and Report that was prepared as directed by Executive Order 18-01. The Action Plan was designed to review current emergency response systems, including notifications and warnings, and make recommendations for improvement. “We are moving forward with ...
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MEDIA ADVISORY WHAT: Media Briefing on Brigadier General Kenneth Hara’s All-Hazards Preparedness Improvement Action Plan and Report WHO: Governor David Ige Brig. Gen. Kenneth Hara Mayor Harry Kim WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 at 11:30 a.m. WHERE: State Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial Room This event will be streamed LIVE through http://dod.hawaii.gov/blog/fy-2018/fma-livestream/ ### Media Contacts: ...
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  Photos: Year of the Hawaiian HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today proclaimed 2018 as the Year of the Hawaiian with a proclamation signing ceremony at Washington Place. The Hawai‘i State Senate passed Resolution 74 during the 2017 legislative session, requesting that 2018 be designated as the “Year of the Hawaiian.” The Office of Hawaiian ...
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WHAT: Year of the Hawaiian – Proclamation Signing Ceremony WHO: Governor David Ige First Lady Dawn Amano-Ige Former Governor John Waihe‘e Senator Brickwood Galuteria Senator Kaiali‘i Kahele Colette Machado, OHA Chair Hawaiian language students WHEN: February 16, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. WHERE: Washington Place **Parking available at the State Capitol. Enter from the front gate ...
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MEDIA ADVISORY February 14, 2018 WHAT: News Conference – State to provide rental assistance funds to low-income seniors facing rent increases at Na Lei Hulu Kupuna in Kakaʻako WHO: Governor David Ige Key legislators WHEN: Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. WHERE: State Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial Room This event will be streamed ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has appointed Dennis “Fresh” Onishi to serve as the governor’s representative for East Hawai‘i. Onishi has worked for the County of Hawai‘i for 29 years, including eight years on the Hawai‘i County Council. From 2008 to 2016, Onishi served as chair of the council’s committee on Environmental Management; chair of ...
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DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR Governor Ige announces plans for new Diamond Head concourse at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 13, 2018 HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige, the Hawai‘i Department of Transportation Airports Division (HDOT) and representatives from the Airlines Committee of Hawai‘i are excited to announce plans for a new Diamond ...
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MEDIA ADVISORY February 12, 2018 WHAT: News Conference – Announcement of plans for a new Diamond Head Concourse at the Daniel K. Inouye International Airport WHO: Governor David Ige Matt Shelby, co-chair, Airlines Committee of Hawai‘i WHEN: Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. WHERE: State Capitol, 5th floor, Office of the Governor Governor’s Ceremonial ...
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Statement by Gov. David Y. Ige in response to the Hawaiʻi Supreme Court ruling in Nelson v. Hawaiian Homes Commission et al. February 9, 2018 “I’m glad the Court has ruled. I standby the supplemental budget request I submitted this year because the funding is needed to fulfill the department’s mission.” –Governor David Y. Ige ...
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