GOVERNOR’S OFFICE FLAG ORDER: Flags to fly at half-staff in honor of victims of attack in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Posted on Jul 18, 2016 in Latest News, Newsroom, Press Releases

HONOLULU — At the direction of the President of the United States, the national and state flags 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 as a mark of respect for the victims of the attack on police officers on Sunday, July 17, 2016, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

The flags will be flown at half-staff until sunset on Friday, July 22, 2016.

A link to the official order from the White House has been provided below:

https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2016/07/18/presidential-proclamation-honoring-victims-attack-baton-rouge-louisiana

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Media Contacts:

Jodi Leong

Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary

Office of the Governor

Office: 808-586-0043

Mobile: 808-798-3929

jodi.c.leong@hawaii.gov

 

Cindy McMillan

Communications Director

Office of the Governor

Office: 808-586-0012

Mobile: 808-265-7974

cindy.mcmillan@hawaii.gov