Flags to fly at half-staff in honor of Memorial Day 2015Posted on May 22, 2015 in Latest News, Newsroom, Press Releases
HONOLULU — By order of Governor David Ige, the United States flag and the Hawai’i state flag will be flown at half-staff from sunrise to NOON on Monday, May 25, 2015. This action is in honor of Memorial Day, in memory of the brave Americans who sacrificed their lives for the freedom and security of our Nation.
“We pause on this Memorial Day to remember and honor those who answered the call to serve our country and paid the ultimate price to preserve and protect our freedom. I encourage everyone in Hawai‘i to take some time this holiday weekend to show your appreciation and gratitude to those who have fought and who continue to fight for our freedom,” Governor Ige said.
A link containing more information about the official protocol order and additional Memorial Day resources can be found below.
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Ryan Kalei Tsuji
Sr. Special Assistant to the Governor and Chief Protocol Officer
Office of the Governor, State of Hawaii