Proclamations

With the United States-Republic of Korea alliance formed in the aftermath of the Korean War, the two countries stand together as strong allies and economic partners for peace, security and prosperity on the Korean Peninsula and beyond. Remember the brave and selfless sacrifice of our Korean War veterans and their families.

X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH) is a rare genetic form of rickets that progressively impacts skeletal, muscular and dental health throughout a person’s life. Symptoms of XLH include bowed or bent legs, waddling gait, stunted growth, bone and joint pain, muscle pain, impaired mobility, tooth abscesses and hearing loss.

Pollinator species provide significant environmental benefits that are necessary for maintaining healthy biodiverse ecosystems.

Elder abuse includes neglect, physical harm, psychological and sexual abuse, and financial exploitation. Hawaiʻi’s kūpuna should be treated with respect and dignity, allowing them to engage in healthy and safe lives, and thrive in our communities.

Hawaiʻi’s Medical Cannabis Program has enabled tens of thousands of patients with debilitating medical conditions to benefit from the personal medical use of cannabis under medical supervision for the past twenty-one years. The Hawaiʻi Department of Health’s Dispensary Licensing program monitors the quality of cannabis products from seed to sale, making medical products readily available ...
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There are currently over two million women veterans in the United States of which nearly 17,000 make Hawaii their home.

In the United States, there were nearly 20,000 gun-related homicides, over 20,000 suicides with a gun, and nearly 300 children killed by gun violence last year. We can do better. Gun violence prevention policies and responsible gun ownership both help to keep our communities, our ʻohana and our keiki safer.

The U.S. Postal Service issued a new Forever Stamp to honor America’s Nisei “Go For Broke Soldiers” on June 3, 2021.