Proclamations

Since 1861, only 3,526 Medals of Honor have been awarded. Join me in paying tribute to those who received our nation’s highest award for valor in combat and remember their bravery, courage, sacrifice, integrity and love of country.

EQUAL PAY DAY (April 2021)

Posted on Mar 24, 2021 in Main, Proclamations

On March 24, 2021, the wages paid to American women catches up to the wages paid to men from the previous year.

A strong values-based, culture-based education, including social-emotional learning and other programs that promote life skills, foster compassion, build character and prepare our keiki for a better, brighter and more hopeful future for all.

The surveying profession is important for land development, mining, construction and improvement of infrastructure, environmental assessments and property lines in our community.

Every action can make a difference. Say NO MORE to domestic violence and sexual assault by standing up for victims, eliminating social stigmas, and breaking the silence.

Girl Scouts of Hawai‘i Week celebrates the world’s premier leadership development organization for girls and its 109th anniversary this year. In Hawai‘i alone, there are nearly 3,000 Girl Scouts who do their best to make our world a better place.

Lymphedema affects nearly 10 million Americans and over 250 million around the world.

Although colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women combined, it is preventable with regular screenings and a treatable disease with early detection.

Journey Through the Universe Week provides a fun and engaging opportunity for students, teachers and the community on the Big Island to explore the stars and skies. Members of the local community have access to an intensive week of programs that include teacher workshops, classroom visits by astronomers and scientists, public lectures and family science ...
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Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) is the nation’s 5th leading category of death among young children. SUDC is an important health concern deserving of increased public awareness and research.