Press Releases

HONOLULU –  Gov. David Ige announced today the homeless population across the state decreased for the first time in eight years. The annual Point in Time count—a census of people experiencing homelessness—showed a nine percent  decrease in the number of homeless individuals across the state. This year’s count found 7,220 homeless individuals across Hawai‘i compared ...
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HONOLULU –  Gov. David Ige announced today that the homeless population across the state decreased for the first time in eight years. The annual Point in Time count—a census of people experiencing homelessness—showed a nine percent overall decrease in the number of homeless individuals across the state. This year’s count found 7,220 homeless individuals across ...
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HONOLULU –  Gov. David Ige announced today that the homeless population across the state decreased for the first time in eight years. The annual Point in Time count—a census of people experiencing homelessness—showed a nine percent overall decrease in the number of homeless individuals across the state. This year’s count found 7,220 homeless individuals across ...
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Link to Governor Ige’s Soundbites:  (Soundbite text can be found below) HONOLULU – Hawai‘i’s homeless population has decreased for the first time in eight years. The annual Point in Time count—a census of people experiencing homelessness—showed a nine percent overall decrease in the number of homeless individuals across the state compared to the same period last ...
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WHAT: News Conference on the 2017 legislative session WHO: Gov. David Ige WHEN: Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. WHERE: Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial Room This event will be streamed LIVE through Facebook Live at facebook.com/governordavidige ### Media Contacts: Jodi Leong Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary Office of the Governor Office: 808-586-0043 Mobile: 808-798-3929 ...
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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