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HONOLULU – Governor Ige announced today that both Moody’s Investors Service and Standard & Poor’s upgraded the State of Hawai‘i’s general obligation (G.O.) credit rating to its highest ever bond ratings and the strongest credit position the state has ever achieved in its history. Moody’s upgraded its rating from Aa2 to Aa1 and Standard & ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: State receives two rating upgrades to its general obligation bond rating to Aa1 and AA+

WHAT: Preview the newly completed Family Assessment Center (The converted HCDA maintenance shed in Kaka‘ako to be used for homeless families) WHO: Architect and key personnel to provide tours WHERE: Family Assessment Center in Kaka‘ako, Makai end of Cooke Street, behind the Cancer Center on ewa side of the Kaka‘ako Waterfront Park parking lot WHEN: Thursday, September ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE MEDIA ADVISORY: Media tours of Family Assessment Center in Kakaako – Today, 9/15/16 @ 10:30 am

HONOLULU – Oahu Community Correctional Center (OCCC) work furlough inmate Steven Meyers failed to return to the Laumaka Work Furlough Center after work last night.  He was scheduled to return at 7:30 p.m.  State Sheriffs and Honolulu Police were notified. Meyers is 49-years old. He is 6’0” and weighs 246 lbs. He has black hair ...
Read More PSD NEWS RELEASE: Laumaka work furlough inmate fails to return after work

Event recognizes contributions of sportsmen and women (HONOLULU) – Over one billion dollars – that’s how much hunters and anglers contribute each year in the U.S. toward sport fish and wildlife restoration programs through taxes on their sport-related purchases. National Hunting and Fishing Day began in 1972 as a way for states to recognize the ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: Enjoy family-friendly activities this weekend at National Hunting and Fishing Day

Reading is Fundamental Day

Posted on Sep 14, 2016 in Proclamations

DCCA DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS (Through August 2016) HONOLULU – The state Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) and the state Boards and Commissions released a summary of disciplinary actions through the month of August 2016 taken on individuals and entities with professional and vocational licenses in Hawaii.  These disciplinary actions include dispositions based upon either ...
Read More DCCA NEWS RELEASE: DCCA Disciplinary Actions (Through August 2016)

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige is in Washington State for briefings and meetings with Microsoft executives and the president and CEO of Alaska Airlines. The governor is scheduled to participate in executive briefings at the Microsoft Executive Briefing Center on September 12 and 13. The briefings will cover technology trends in the private sector, improving ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Governor meeting with Microsoft, Alaska Airlines in Washington State