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WHAT:                      News Conference – Mauna Kea                                 WHEN:                     Friday, September 13, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. WHO:                         Governor David Ige Attorney General Clare Connors Department of Hawaiian Home Lands Director William Aila Jr. Department of Public Safety Director Nolan Espinda ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR – Media Advisory – News Conference – Mauna Kea

HONOLULU – At the direction of the President of the United States, Gov. David Ige has ordered that the United States flag and the Hawai‘i state flag will be flown at half-staff on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at the Hawai‘i State Capitol and upon all state offices and agencies as well as the Hawai‘i National ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — Flag Order — Flags to fly at half-staff for Patriot Day — honoring victims of 9-11

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Tourism Authority (HTA) announced today it is awarding funding to 95 events and programs in the Hawaiian Islands through its Community Enrichment program (CEP) for the 2020 calendar year, an increase from 74 recipients in 2019. The funds are generated from tourism dollars through the Transient Accommodations Tax (TAT), which people ...
Read More HTA Awards Funding to Support Community Events and Programs

View the news release online here. Community identifies action opportunities to help achieve five promises to students Educators, students, parents and the broader community gathered in more than 80 feedback sessions this summer to provide ideas and action opportunities for the Hawai‘i DOE’s next strategic plan. A feedback window on the draft of that plan ...
Read More HIDOE Release: Community identifies action opportunities to help achieve five promises to students

Improved efficiency, security, compliance come online at DOTAX **Link to soundbites here ***Transcribed soundbites – see below HONOLULU – Gov. David Y. Ige announced that the State Department of Taxation (Department or DOTAX) is going live with its fifth and final phase of work as part of the Tax System Modernization (TSM) project today. With ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR – News Release – Taxation Department marks milestone as it deploys final phase of Tax System Modernization project

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today announced one appointment to the Intermediate Court of Appeals and five appointments to the First Circuit Court (Island of Oʻahu) as follows: Intermediate Court of Appeals Clyde J. Wadsworth – 61, Solicitor General, Department of the Attorney General, State of Hawaiʻi, is appointed to the Intermediate Court of Appeals, ...
Read More Governor’s Office – News Release – Gov. Ige appoints one to Intermediate Court of Appeals and five to First Circuit Court

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has reappointed Michael G. Buck to serve as a member of the Commission on Water Resource Management (CWRM). Buck’s appointment is effective immediately, and, if approved by the Senate, will end on June 30, 2023. Buck has served on the commission since 2014. Buck has held a wide variety of ...
Read More Governor’s Office – Gov. Ige reappoints Buck to Commission on Water Resource Management

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige signed a fifth supplementary emergency proclamation for homeless on Friday, to support the development of additional affordable housing for people transitioning out of homelessness. The emergency proclamation aims to accelerate not only the completion of housing projects, but also expands shelter capacity and access to services for homeless individuals and ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Release – Governor issues fifth supplementary emergency proclamation for homelessness

Note: This news release was also sent via our GovDelivery notification system. We will continue to send out releases through email through the month of August. If you would like to continue to receive HDOT news releases, please subscribe at https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/hidot/subscriber/new LIHUE – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) informs the public of scheduled night ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Full closure of Kuhio Highway at Waioli Bridge scheduled for nights of September 3-5

Note: This news release was also sent via our GovDelivery notification system. We will continue to send out releases through email through the month of August. If you would like to continue to receive HDOT news releases, please subscribe at https://public.govdelivery.com/accounts/hidot/subscriber/new HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) informs Oahu motorists of lane shifts ...
Read More HDOT News Release: Traffic shift on Farrington Highway for Maipalaoa Bridge Replacement

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