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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige notified legislative leaders and key lawmakers of his Intent to Veto the following 20 measures. The Hawai‘i State Constitution requires the governor to notify the Legislature of the bills he intends to veto no later than the 35th day after adjournment, which is June 24. The governor must either sign ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR – News Release – Airbnb among 20 bills on Governor Ige’s Intent to Veto List

WHAT:          Media Availability – Intent to Veto Deadline Governor unveils his Intent to Veto list WHEN:          Monday, June 24, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. WHO:             Governor David Ige WHERE:        Office of the Governor, Ceremonial Room, 5th floor, Hawai‘i State Capitol             This event will be streamed LIVE through Facebook Live at facebook.com/governordavidige Media Contacts: Jodi ...
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The people of Hawai’i join me in extending our deepest condolences to the family and friends of the 11 lives lost on Friday evening. I want to assure you that the state will do whatever it can to assist with the federal investigation. We will miss the energy, vitality and spirit of those lost in ...
Read More Governor’s Office – Governor Ige’s statement on NTSB investigation of plane crash

SCOLIOSIS AWARENESS MONTH

Posted on Jun 22, 2019 in Proclamations

HONOLULU – The State of Hawai‘i Career Fair is returning to the Hawai‘i State Capitol on Saturday, June 29 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Representatives from all executive branch agencies will be available to explain departmental operations  and provide information on job vacancies and career opportunities. Human resource managers will screen candidates and conduct ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR – News Release – State to host Career Fair at the State Capitol

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige issued a third supplementary emergency proclamation for the Pali Highway today, extending the disaster emergency relief period until August. Heavy rains caused extensive damage to the slopes and areas adjacent to the Pali Highway in February. The conditions on the Pali and surrounding areas require the emergency declaration to continue ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR – News Release – Governor Ige extends emergency relief period for Pali Highway

Jobs Increase by 2,200 Over-the-Year HONOLULU — The Hawaii State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations (DLIR) today announced that the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for May was 2.8 percent, the same as in March and April. Statewide, 648,850 were employed and 18,900 unemployed in May for a total seasonally adjusted labor force of 667,800. ...
Read More DLIR NEWS RELEASE: Hawaii’s Unemployment Rate at 2.8% in May

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA), the state’s tourism agency, has issued requests for proposals (RFP) for inbound destination marketing management services regarding each of the following major market areas: Korea, China, Taiwan and Southeast Asia. HTA is seeking a contractor for each market and will select the company determined to be the most ...
Read More HTA News Release: HTA Issues RFPs for Destination Marketing Management Services

(Honolulu)-Four of the 12 Bottomfish Restricted Fishing Areas (BRFAs) around the state are scheduled to re-open to Deep-7 bottomfish fishing on July 1, 2019.  They include BRFA C (Makahū‘ena, Kaua‘i), BRFA F (Penguin Banks), BRFA J (Mokumana-Umalei Pt, Maui), and BRFA L (Leleiwi Pt, Hawai‘i Island). Non-commercial fishers are still limited to taking or possessing ...
Read More DLNR News Release- Four BottomFish Restricted Fishing Areas Will Re-Open July 1st, June 20, 2019

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