OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Release — Non-essential state employees on Oahu, Kauai granted administrative leave as Hurricane Lane nears the islands

Posted on Aug 22, 2018 in Latest News, Press Releases

August 22, 2018

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige signed a memorandum granting non-essential state employees on O‘ahu and Kaua‘i administrative leave as the state prepares for severe weather resulting from Hurricane Lane. State offices on O‘ahu and Kaua‘i will be closed on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 through Friday, Aug. 24, 2018. Non-essential workers affected by the office closures should not report to work and will be granted administrative leave.

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 on Thursday, Aug. 23 and Friday, Aug. 24, 2018.

**Governor’s Memorandum granting administrative leave
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Jodi Leong
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Office of the Governor
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Cindy McMillan
Communications Director
Office of the Governor
Office: 808-586-0012
Mobile: 808-265-7974
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