Governor’s Office – Flag Order – Flags to fly at half-staff to honor the victims of the mass shooting in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Posted on Jun 1, 2019 in Latest News, Press Releases

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, beginning immediately until sunset, June 4, 2019.

This action is taken as a sign of respect for the victims of the mass shooting in Virginia Beach, Virginia, where eleven public servants and one member of the public were killed on Friday, May 31, 2019.

The president’s proclamation is attached.

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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