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Photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/govhawaii/albums/72157685513197631 HONOLULU – A Hawaiʻi Air National Guard C-17 Globemaster III transport aircraft from the 204th Airlift Squadron, 154th Wing, departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam early this morning as part of the nation’s Hurricane Harvey relief effort. The C-17, carrying two flight crews and maintenance personnel (16 Airmen in total) will initially fly to ...
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  HONOLULU – Gov. David Y. Ige, together with Superintendent Dr. Christina Kishimoto, announced today that the state has kept its promise to put air conditioners in 1,000 classrooms. In his 2016 State-of-the-State address, Gov. Ige said, “Our highest single obligation is to take care of our children” when he announced a program to cool ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today announced two appointments to the Third Circuit Court (Island of Hawaiʻi) as follows:   Henry Taro Nakamoto, 53, District Family Court Judge, Third Circuit, is appointed to the Third Circuit Court (Hilo) to fill the vacancy created by the December 2016 retirement of The Honorable Glenn S. Hara. Judge ...
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WHAT:   News conference to announce completion of state’s promise to cool 1,000 classrooms WHO:             Governor David Ige Superintendent Christina Kishimoto Tala Ealim, Senior, Nānākuli High School Board of Education Chair Lance Mizumoto (invited) Key legislators (invited)  WHEN: Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 1 p.m. WHERE:  Nānākuli High School, Building M Parking located in front of ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today announced that he has nominated State Rep. Marcus Oshiro (D-House District 46) to the Hawaii Labor Relations Board as Chairperson and Representative of the Public. Oshiro will be completing the term left vacant by the resignation of Kerry Komatsubara, which ends June 30, 2018, and he is also being ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has selected five nominees to serve on the Hawai‘i Community Development Authority. They are Donna Ann Camvel, Phillip Hasha, Jo-Ann Leong, Jason Okuhama, Maeda Timson. Okuhama is being reappointed. “These nominees represent a wide range of expertise that will serve the HCDA and our communities well as they work to ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has nominated corporate executive and consultant Douglas Shinsato to the University of Hawai‘i Board of Regents, representing Hawai‘i County (East). Shinsato is co-founder of Anthill Ventures, a cross-border incubator and advisor to technology start-ups in India, Southeast Asia, Europe and the United States. Anthill focuses on tele-education, tele-health, sustainable food ...
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HONOLULU — Hawai‘i has become the latest state in the country to “opt in” to FirstNet, leveraging advanced technologies that will help first responders save lives and protect communities. Gov. David Y. Ige signed the letter of intent last week. “The FirstNet network will transform the way fire, police, EMS, emergency management and other public ...
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I’m elated that legislators have come to an agreement that will move the rail project forward. I’m particularly pleased that the state will have increased oversight for this project, and I’ve discussed the importance of accountability with the new HART Executive Director Andy Robbins. I look forward to hearing the public’s input during next week’s ...
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I am pleased that the University of Hawai‘i has affirmed its intention to take action to strengthen the collaborative stewardship of Mauna Kea and its resources. I look forward to working with the university and its partners to make meaningful changes that further contribute to the co-existence of culture and science on this special mountain. ...
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