Proclamations

The ‘ōhi‘a lehua trees are the most abundant native trees and comprise approximately 80 percent of the Hawaiian Islands’ rainforests. These trees play a key role in watershed protection and water conservation by retaining water and preventing erosion and floods.

Infertility is a medical condition that equally affects both men and women of all ages. Hawaiʻi is one of the 17 states that require insurers to either cover or offer coverage for infertility diagnosis and treatment.

Volunteer Week Hawaiʻi encourages volunteers to lend their time and talents and connect with community service opportunities through hundreds of local service organizations.

Hawai‘i is committed to creating a victim service and criminal justice response system that assists all crime victims regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation or economic status.

Medical Laboratory Professionals have a critical role in preventing and controlling global health threats, such as with the diagnosis of COVID-19.

Public Safety Telecommunicators, who provide 9-1-1 emergency assistance, are often the first and most critical contact for citizens in an urgent situation. The State of Hawai’i appreciates the important work that they do in assisting first responders and everyone in our community.

In Hawai‘i, Arab Americans are a part of the diversity that defines our population and makes our islands unique. They bring a rich cultural heritage to us and make many valuable contributions in various aspects of American society.

The Gold Star represents a family’s sacrifice and the loss of their loved one killed in action while in service to our country.

The 442nd Regimental Combat Team was the most decorated unit in the United States Army for its size and length of service, earning 87 Division commendations, 36 Army Commendation Medals, 2 Meritorious Service Plaque,  and 7 Presidential Unit Citations. “Go for Broke” was the motto of the 100th Infantry Battalion/442nd RCT.

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) occurs when a baby’s diaphragm fails to fully form, resulting in the movement of abdominal organs into the chest cavity and preventing lung growth. Raising awareness of CDH will bring about support and hope for affected families.