Office of the Governor Press Releases

HONOLULU – Gov. David Y. Ige has appointed District Judge James S. Kawashima to fill the vacancy on the Circuit Court of the First Circuit (Oʻahu) created by the retirement of ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige issued a fourth proclamation, establishing another emergency relief period for the axis deer crisis in Maui County. Despite ongoing efforts, the axis deer population has grown ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige signed a fourth emergency proclamation to allow the continuation of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) emergency allotment benefits in line with the federal COVID emergency. ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige announced today the release of $87,769,968 for Capital Improvement Projects (CIPs) that will be administered by various state departments. These funds were released in July ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today submitted the names of eight nominees for the Mauna Kea Stewardship and Oversight Authority to the Hawaiʻi State Senate for confirmation. The Mauna Kea ...
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  HONOLULU—Gov. David Ige has ordered that the United States flag and the Hawaiʻi state flag be flown at half-staff at the Hawaiʻi State Capitol and upon all state offices ...
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For video click here For photos click here HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today announced that taxpayers will start receiving their state tax refunds next week. Currently, about 600,000 Hawaiʻi ...
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For photos click here. HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige and First Lady Dawn Amano-Ige today visited the Hiroshima Prefectural Library where they joined Japanese dignitaries in signing a Sister-Library Agreement between ...
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Honolulu, Hawaiʻi – Due to a severe power outage at the Hawaiʻi State Capitol, the building will be closed today. The exact cause of the outage could not be determined at this ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige is traveling to Japan today, for sister-state missions in Hiroshima and Yamaguchi Prefecture. While in Yamaguchi Prefecture, the governor will meet with Gov. Tsugumasa Muraoka, ...
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