Governor’s Office – Statement re: Hawaiʻi Supreme Court ruling in Nelson v. Hawaiian Homes Commission et al.

Posted on Feb 9, 2018 in Latest News, Press Releases

Statement by Gov. David Y. Ige in response to the Hawaiʻi Supreme Court ruling in Nelson v. Hawaiian Homes Commission et al.

February 9, 2018

“I’m glad the Court has ruled. I standby the supplemental budget request I submitted this year because the funding is needed to fulfill the department’s mission.”
–Governor David Y. Ige

Note: Gov. Ige included $25.1 million for the Department of Hawaiian Homelands in the FY19 Supplemental Operating Budget request.

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