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We have laid important groundwork for an exciting future. Imagine a future economy for Hawai‘i that isn’t reliant solely on tourism and the military. Imagine a future where local entrepreneurs are inventing useful products and services that are sold across the globe. Imagine that we use our temperate weather and four growing seasons to develop ...
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Capitol Connection 2017

Posted on Jan 26, 2018 in Main

December 2017 Challenges, progress, the year ahead November 2017 Keeping Hawai‘i moving on all fronts October 2017 Making life better for Hawai‘i’s families September 2017 Delivering on promises for the future August 2017 Launching a new era for Hawai‘i schools July 2017 Charting a course for jobs, Hawai‘i values June 2017 Moving forward by focusing ...
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Governor David Y. Ige’s 2018 State of the State Address “Building A Hawaiʻi for Our Children” January 22, 2018 Speaker Saiki, President Kouchi, former governors, distinguished justices of the courts, representatives of our congressional delegation, members of the Hawaiʻi State legislature, elected officials, military leaders, honored guests, family and friends. Good morning and Aloha! As ...
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For Immediate Release: January 17, 2018 HTA Release (18-08) HTA Encourages Fan Support to Make Pacific Rim Cup an Annual Soccer Showcase HONOLULU – The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) is encouraging soccer fans to come out to Aloha Stadium next month in support of the inaugural Pacific Rim Cup and help this event become an ...
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Statement by George D. Szigeti, President and CEO, Hawaii Tourism Authority RE: Initial Travel Demand for Hawaii Unaffected by False Missile Alert HONOLULU – George D. Szigeti, president and CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), provided the following update on HTA’s monitoring of travel demand for the Hawaiian Islands after a false alert of ...
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NEW YEAR GREETED WITH A HIKE, SUNRISE AND ENTERTAINMENT Annual State Parks First Day Hike Sees Best Weather Ever (Ka’iwi State Scenic Shoreline, O‘ahu) – Under a nearly full moon, with the temperature right around 70 degrees, clear skies, and the promise of a spectacular sunrise on the first day of 2018, hundreds of people ...
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HONOLULU – The Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT) released its fourth quarter 2017 Statistical and Economic Report, which shows that the overall economic condition of Hawaii remains stable into the next few years and economic growth will be steady, around 1.5 percent. During the first 10 months of 2017, the tourism industry ...
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January 2018 Capitol Connection

Posted on Nov 15, 2017 in Main

More Preschool Open Doors

Posted on Sep 26, 2017 in Main

The Department of Human Services has opened an additional application period for its Preschool Open Doors (POD) program and encourages families to apply by Oct. 31, 2017. Applications received during this period will be considered for preschool participation during Jan. 1, 2018 and June 30, 2018. The program, which currently serves more than 1,400 children statewide, ...
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Remarks of Governor David Ige June 30, 2017 at the Four Seasons Resort Hualalai Ballroom It’s terrific to be back on Hawai‘i Island, I look forward to this event every year because it gives me a chance to meet and speak with so many of you.  We have been working very hard in our community ...
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