Press Releases

WHAT: Community Connection – public forum with Governor David Ige on MAUI WHO:                        Gov. David Ige Directors or representatives from: Department of Transportation Department of Land & Natural Resources Department of Agriculture Department of Health The Governor’s Coordinator on Homelessness  WHEN:                      Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 5:00 p.m.      Registration 5:30 p.m.      Program 6:00 p.m.      Breakout ...
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HONOLULU — At the direction of the President of the United States, the United States flag and the Hawai‘i state flag will be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol and upon all state offices and agencies as well as the Hawai‘i National Guard in the State of Hawai‘i immediately, until sunset on ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Sept. 30, ...
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WHAT: Hawai‘i Annual Code Challenge (HACC) – Judging and Awards Ceremony Hawai‘i state government’s first hackathon-inspired event, the HACC aims to engage the local tech community in modernizing how the state does business and provides services to the public. A remarkable turnout of 27 teams consisting of hundreds of professional and amateur code writers and ...
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  HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today toured Maui’s Iao Stream area, which suffered severe damage during last week’s storm. The governor was joined by Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa, State Adjutant General, Major General Arthur Logan, Hawai‘i Emergency Management Agency Administrator Vern Miyagi and other government and emergency management officials for aerial and ground tours ...
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WHAT: News conference on Gov. Ige’s tour of storm damage areas at Iao Stream on Maui. This tour follows initial damage assessments of the disaster area by the Hawai‘i National Guard and FEMA over the weekend. Approximate Tour Schedule: 9:30am – Land at Puunene Armory, Maui 9:30-11:30am – Briefings by emergency personnel, aerial tour (photos and video will be ...
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What: The Office of the Governor is hosting a Wastewater Forum for the West Hawai‘i community to learn about the nuts and bolts of wastewater from a panel of state and county officials, a professor from the University of Hawai‘i and a county consultant. The public is invited to submit questions for the panel to ...
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Hawaii 3R’s and DOE Facilities Maintenance fund effort HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige led a team of about 180 volunteers in a heat-abatement service project at James Campbell High School and Ewa Beach Elementary School today. The group included volunteers from Gov. Ige’s cabinet and staff, the Hawai‘i State department of defense, the department of ...
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  HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige signed an emergency proclamation in the wake of heavy rains and flooding that caused extensive damage throughout the state especially the counties of Maui and Kalawao. The counties are expected to need rehabilitative assistance from the state to respond to the damage caused by the severe, sudden and extraordinary ...
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HONOLULU –  Gov. David Ige announced today that more than 400 homeless individuals will be served over the next two years through the state’s new Family Assessment Center.  The Family Assessment Center (FAC) is the converted maintenance shed, adjacent to Kaka‘ako Waterfront Park. It will temporarily house homeless families while they are being connected to ...
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WHAT:  Dedication of the newly completed Family Assessment Center Announcement of the homeless program service provider Timeline to for families to move into the site WHERE:        Family Assessment Center in Kaka‘ako Makai end of Cooke Street, behind the Cancer Center on ewa side of the Kaka‘ako Waterfront Park parking lot WHEN: Friday, September 16, 2016 ...
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