Press Releases

WHAT:              Bill Signing Ceremony for SB 882 – designating the month of       October as Farm to School Month in Hawai‘i, bringing attention and coordinated awareness to farm to school programs across the state. This includes school gardens, efforts to purchase Hawai‘i-grown products, nutrition and health education, ...
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“This contract represents my commitment to excellence in our public schools and the practice of teaching. It says we trust and respect Hawaii’s teachers. Together, we will make Hawaii a place our children can choose to call home.” — Gov. David Y. Ige                                                                ### Media Contacts: Jodi Leong Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary Office of ...
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  WHAT: Proclamation Ceremony for long-time University of Hawai‘i Rainbow Wahine Volleyball Coach Dave Shoji who retired earlier this year after 42 seasons, four national championships and 1,202 wins. WHO:  Gov. David Ige, Dave Shoji WHEN: Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 10:45 a.m. WHERE: Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial Room *This event will be streamed live through Facebook ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige is in Washington State for a two-day policy conference sponsored by the Democratic Governors Association (DGA). The governor will address the DGA and attend two panel discussions. “This is an opportunity to learn about the latest, most innovative ideas on infrastructure and technology as we work to improve communities and ...
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WHAT:          Media Availability WHO:            Governor David Y. Ige WHEN:          Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. WHERE:        Governor’s Ceremonial Room State Capitol, Executive Chambers, 5th Floor ### Media Contact: Cindy McMillan Communications Director Office of the Governor Office: 808-586-0012 Mobile: 808-265-7974 cindy.mcmillan@hawaii.gov  

HONOLULU – Board of Education member Darrel Galera submitted his resignation to Gov. David Ige on Monday, following Galera’s decision to apply for the job of State Superintendent of Hawai‘i’s public schools. Gov. Ige appointed Galera to the BOE in October 2016. Galera has also served as the chairperson for the Governor’s ESSA (Every Student ...
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  HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige is traveling to Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, Feb. 21 to attend the National Governors Association’s (NGA) winter meeting. The governor will join other governors from across the country to discuss a wide range of topics that are important to the future of the State of Hawai‘i. The topics include ...
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By Gov. David Y. Ige February 12, 2017 Coding. Robotics. Digital media. International education exchanges. These programs weren’t offered when I attended public schools in Pearl City, and we can only imagine what fascinating opportunities await students in the world of tomorrow. What I can tell you is this: The future of our state depends ...
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WHAT:          Media Availability  WHO:            Governor David Y. Ige WHEN:          Friday, February 10, 2017 at 12:30 p.m. WHERE:        Governor’s Ceremonial Room State Capitol, Executive Chambers, 5th Floor ### Media Contact: Jodi Leong Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary Office of the Governor Office: 808-586-0043 Mobile: 808-798-3929 jodi.c.leong@hawaii.gov   Cindy McMillan Communications Director Office of the Governor Office: 808-586-0012 ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today announced three appointments to the First Circuit Court (Oʻahu) as follows:   Keith K. Hiraoka, 58, attorney at Roeca Luria Hiraoka LLP, is appointed to the First Circuit Court to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of former Circuit Judge Karen S. S. Ahn. Ahn retired in June ...
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