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Gov. David Ige has pledged more enforcement efforts to keep public areas such as the Kaka‘ako Makai parks and Nimitz Viaduct pedestrian areas open to the public. The governor said teams are working compassionately and in accordance with applicable laws to maintain state lands and to allow unimpeded public access. The Kaka‘ako parks have suffered ...
Read More Kaka‘ako, Nimitz enforcement to keep state lands safe

Governor Ige joined Castle & Cooke executives and community leaders last month to break ground for Koa Ridge, a new master planned community in central O‘ahu. “We thank you for your perseverance,” said the governor, noting that his son was in preschool when Koa Ridge planning started some 20 years ago. The project will provide ...
Read More Housing update: Koa Ridge, Kahauiki Village make progress

There’s something about Washington Place that stirs some of our deepest emotions. Maybe it’s the memories of Queen Lili‘uokalani and the life she lived there. Or the milestones the historic home has seen. Or the stories from past territorial and state governors who have shaped Hawai‘i. That’s why First Lady Dawn Amano-Ige and the Washington ...
Read More Historic Washington Place to reopen with new exhibits

Leading by example — that’s one of the reasons Vanessa Ching, the student activities coordinator at Ewa Makai Middle School, was named the state’s 2018 Teacher of the Year at a Washington Place ceremony Oct. 27. Whether it’s a “green” service project or an anti-bullying campaign, Ching’s work as the student activities coordinator at Ewa ...
Read More Hawai’i’s top teachers honored for their dedication

On Lāna‘i, the governor got a workout at the 24th Annual Turkey and Rice Giveaway last month, which provided food for every family on the island. Organizers Jim and Randy Coon of Trilogy Charter Boat Co. joined with Maui Hotel & Lodging, Young Brothers and Bank of Hawaii, along with other community organizations, to distribute ...
Read More The spirit of giving Lāna‘i style and for Hawai‘i state parks

They come from all walks of life, serve as volunteers and advise on decisions vital to the future of the state. Those are the governor’s appointees to more than 170 boards and commissions, officially sworn in during recent ceremonies. “Their service is a way for Hawai‘i citizens to have an active voice in government and ...
Read More Citizens provide a voice on boards

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) announces a planned closure of the Nimitz Bike Path between Ahua Street and Middle Street to facilitate safety and highway operations. This portion of the bike path will be closed temporarily for approximately two weeks beginning Monday, Dec. 4, 2017. During this closure HDOT, its contractor, the ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Nimitz bike path to close temporarily in support of safety and highway operations

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige is in Phoenix, Arizona to attend the Western Governors’ Association’s (WGA) winter meeting. The governor, who serves as WGA vice chair, will engage in discussions on a variety of issues that range from workforce development to preparing infrastructure for natural disasters. Gov. Ige will also participate in discussions with U.S. ...
Read More Governor’s Office News Release — Governor Ige to meet with western governors, cabinet members in Arizona

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) notifies the public that the Airport offramp will be closed from the H-1 Freeway in the westbound direction from 6 p.m. on Wednesday night, Dec. 6, 2017, through 2 a.m. on Thursday morning, Dec. 7, 2017, for pothole repairs. Construction will need one night of work to ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Westbound H-1 Freeway Airport offramp closed Wednesday night Dec. 6, for pothole repairs