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For the Governor’s Coordinator on Homelessness Scott Morishige and his small four-person team, homelessness is much more than numbers and a “Point-in-Time” count.  Homelessness has a face and a name. It’s Sims Santa Anna, who used to live on the banks of Kapalama Canal. Or Jodi Jennette Inks, whose home was on the slopes of ...
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It was standing room only at the Kaua‘i Community Connection last month as Governor Ige and state department heads answered questions on everything from traffic and the environment to education and housing. “I’m here to listen to you,” the governor told the more than 300 residents. “We want to continue to work with the county ...
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A rent with the option to purchase pilot project has resulted in 61 new homeowners on Department of Hawaiian Home Lands and taken them off the waiting list. DHHL joined with Mark Development, Inc. to work directly with Hawaiian families who earned 60 percent or less of the area median income. Participants in the Kapolei ...
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It was “Dave Shoji Day” April 13 at the state Capitol to honor the iconic UH Rainbow  Wahine volleyball  coach who retired this year after 42 winning seasons. Governor Ige praised Shoji for “inspiring generations of young girls” and earning the respect and admiration of the people of Hawai‘i. More photos: https://flic.kr/s/aHskV8ZJmN Read more in our ...
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Remarks of Governor David Ige as prepared March 28, 2017 at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa Thank you so much for inviting me. I see a number of familiar faces and many new faces.  I just wanted to start by welcoming you here to the University of Hawai‘i on behalf of the people of ...
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Remarks of Governor David Ige as prepared March 26, 2017 – Key Note Speech “Because of You – Okagesama De” at Sheraton Waikiki Hotel   Aloha.  It is an honor to be here today surrounded by such a legendary group of heroes, truly the greatest generation, and your family and friends. As Governor of the ...
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Remarks of Governor David Ige as prepared Decmeber 5, 2016 – Hawai`i Convention Center Aloha.  It is an honor to be here today. I would not be standing here before you, as Governor of the State of Hawai‘i, had it not been for the strength and hard work of generations before me. My grandparents, the Issei, ...
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ACT 001, HB1530 HD1, 2/22/2017

Posted on Mar 13, 2017 in 2017 Acts, Main

MAKING APPROPRIATIONS TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXPENSES OF THE LEGISLATURE, THE AUDITOR, THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU, THE OMBUDSMAN, AND THE ETHICS COMMISSION. Appropriates funds to provide for the expenses of the Legislature, Auditor, Legislative Reference Bureau, Ombudsman, and Ethics Commission.  ACT 001, HB1530 HD1  

Remarks of Governor David Ige as prepared December 12, 2016 – HVCA at the Plaza Club Thank you all for joining us. I just returned from Maui, it was a sad moment. I was at HC&S for the final harvest of sugar in the State of Hawai‘i. I think all of us had known that agriculture ...
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Remarks of Governor David Ige as prepared November 15, 2016 – Dole Cannery Aloha! Thank you all so much for inviting me to be part of this building summit. I wanted to talk a little bit about the economy and then a little bit about housing. All around us we see evidence of the dynamic relationship between ...
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