Press Releases

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today announced that Elizabeth Kim will serve as the Director for the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations and Cindy McMillan as Director of Communications. Kim currently serves in President Obama’s Administration as the Director of the Office of the Executive Secretariat at the US Department of Labor in Washington ...
Read More Governor Ige Announces New Directors to Labor and Top Communications Post

HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige today announced the appointment of seven members of his Cabinet. Col. Arthur “Joe” Logan will serve as adjutant general. Logan is currently serving as director of operations/G3, Hawaii Army National Guard (HIARNG), a position he has held since October 2013.  Prior to this assignment Logan held positions as the chief ...
Read More Governor Ige Announces New Cabinet Members

HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige today announced the appointment of six members of his Cabinet. “All of these appointees display a leadership style that will move Hawaii forward for the benefit of the public interest,” said Gov. Ige. “There is hard work to be done and together we will address the issues facing our state in ...
Read More Governor Ige Appoints DCCA, DOA, DHHL Leadership

HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige today announced the appointment of Dr. Virginia “Ginny” Pressler, MD, MBA, FACS as director of the Department of Health (DOH). Dr. Pressler’s appointment is subject to confirmation by the State Senate. “Ginny has more than 35 years of experience in the medical field and has held administrative positions for more ...
Read More Governor Ige Names Dr. Virginia Pressler Department of Health Director

HONOLULU — In observance of the 73rd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor and other installations across Oahu, Gov. David Ige today ordered that all Hawaii flags at all state offices and agencies as well as the Hawaii National Guard are to be flown at half-staff alongside U.S. flags from sunrise to sunset on ...
Read More Flags to Fly at Half-Staff On Dec. 7 In Honor of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige today announced the appointments of six additional members of his Cabinet and two deputy directors. These appointments are subject to confirmation by the State Senate. The Governor also announced the appointments of his deputy chief of staff, and four individuals to head the Departments of the Accounting and General Services, ...
Read More Governor Ige Names Additional Cabinet Members