GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: State offices on Hawai‘i Island to close due to expected severe weather conditions

Posted on Aug 30, 2016 in Latest News, Newsroom, Press Releases

HONOLULU – State offices will be closed on Hawai‘i Island on Wednesday, Aug. 31 due to expected weather conditions resulting from Hurricane Madeline. State employees on Hawai‘i Island will be granted administrative leave and should not report to work on Wednesday. Exceptions are:

  • Departmental Disaster/Emergency Coordinators
  • Disaster Response Workers
  • Employees whose work involves continuing crucial operations/services, such as hospital workers, correctional workers, etc.

Employees in the above categories are required to report to work unless department directors determine they can be excused. If employees are unsure whether they are required to report to work, they should seek clarification from their immediate supervisor or manager.

Hourly paid employees are not entitled to administrative leave.

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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