Press Releases

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige and Lt. Gov.-Elect Josh Green are recruiting qualified and dedicated individuals who are interested in working for state government in various positions across Hawai‘i. In addition, the state is searching for individuals to serve on a variety of boards and commissions. Gov. Ige is seeking forward thinking team players with ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Release — State announces wide range of job opportunities with Ige, Green administration, boards, commissions

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige will travel to Tokyo, Japan today for a series of tourism meetings with a wide range of companies and agencies. They include JTB Corporation, the largest travel agency in Japan, H.I.S. travel agency, Japan Airlines, Delta Airlines, and All Nippon Airways. Gov. Ige will also participate in All Nippon Airways’ ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Release — Governor Ige to travel to Japan for presentation of All Nippon Airway’s new Airbus fleet

MEDIA ADVISORY #1 – INAUGURATION WHAT: INAUGURATION — Governor David Ige and Lt. Governor-Elect Josh Green WHEN: Monday, December 3, 2018 10:30 a.m. – Musical Prelude 11:30 a.m. – Processional/Program Noon – Swearing-In of Governor David Ige and Lt. Governor-Elect Josh Green WHO: Governor David Ige and Lt. Governor-Elect Josh Green WHERE: State Capitol Rotunda ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — Media Advisory — Inauguration-1

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige is traveling out of state to spend time with his family following the general election. The governor departed Hawai‘i late on Sunday, Nov. 11 and is scheduled to return on Sunday, Nov. 18. During the governor’s absence, Lt. Gov. Doug Chin will serve as acting governor from Nov. 11 until ...
Read More Governor’s Office – News Release – Governor Ige to spend time with family out of state

HONOLULU – At the direction of the President of the United States, Gov. David Ige has ordered that 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, ...
Read More Flags to fly at half-staff as a sign of respect for the victims of the mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, California

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige and leaders of the University of Hawai‘i (UH), the Dept. of the Attorney General (AG) and the Dept. of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) thanked the Hawai‘i Supreme Court for its thorough review of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Maunakea, and the decision that was handed down today.   “The ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR – News Release – State leaders applaud Supreme Court decision on Thirty Meter Telescope WW

WHAT:                      Media Availability on Supreme Court decision regarding TMT   WHEN:                     Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018 at 1:00 p.m.   WHO:                        Governor David Ige                                     Suzanne Case, chair, Department of Land & Natural Resources                                     Representative from the Department of the Attorney General                                     David Lassner, president, University of Hawai‘i   WHERE:                    State ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR – Media Advisory – Media Availability on Supreme Court decision regarding TMT

HONOLULU – At the direction of the President of the United States, Gov. David Ige has ordered that 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, ...
Read More Flags to fly at half-staff to honor the victims of the tragedy in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The Court’s ruling on the Legislature’s amendment means we must keep searching for a way to support the dedicated teachers and staff who make a difference every day in classrooms around the state. I am committed to doing just that. –Governor David Ige ### Media Contacts: Jodi Leong Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary Office of the ...
Read More Governor’s Office – Statement on Hawai’i Supreme Court ruling on ConAm question

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige signed a fourth supplementary proclamation extending the emergency relief period for the Kaua‘i floods that occurred in April 2018. This fourth supplementary proclamation, which applies to Kaua‘i only, once again extends the authority to spend state funds as appropriated to protect the health, safety and welfare of Garden Island residents. ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Release — Gov. Ige extends supplementary emergency proclamation for Kauai flood recovery