Proclamations

Archaeology Week is a world-wide program to encourage respect, appreciation and a better understanding of our cultural heritage.

September 25 — October 3, 2021, has been designated as National Drive Electric Week throughout the United States to inform residents and policymakers about the benefits of plug-in electric vehicles and to promote their adoption.

National Hunting and Fishing Day was established in 1972 to recognize hunters and anglers for their contributions to fish and wildlife conservation.

Disasters and emergencies could happen at any time, so it is crucial that our community is prepared to take appropriate action when the time comes.

A blood donation can mean the difference between life and death, but our nation often struggles with having a sufficient blood supply.

Suicide is the ninth leading cause of death nationwide. With an increase in the amount of suicide deaths among Hawaiʻi residents in the last five years, it is more important than ever to raise awareness about the realities surrounding this topic.

Craniofacial disorder refers to deformities that affect the head and facial bones. Organizations such as the Children’s Craniofacial Association strive to empower, support and give hope to individuals and families affected by craniofacial differences.

Cancer is the leading cause of death by disease among U.S. children between infancy and age 15.  On average, Hawaii has 50–60 new cases of childhood cancer diagnoses each year.