OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Release — Governor grants administrative leave for non-essential state workers on Hawaii Island, Maui County as Hurricane Lane approaches

Posted on Aug 21, 2018 in Latest News, Press Releases

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has granted administrative leave for non-essential state employees in Hawai‘i and Maui counties, as the state prepares for severe weather conditions resulting from Hurricane Lane. State offices on Hawai‘i Island and Maui will be closed from Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018 through Friday, Aug. 24, 2018.

However, employees who fall into one of the following categories are required to report to work, unless it is determined that the employee can be excused:

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

All other employees should not report to work from Wednesday, Aug. 22 through Friday, Aug. 24, 2018.

**Governor’s Memorandum granting administrative leave.
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Media Contacts:
Jodi Leong
Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary
Office of the Governor
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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