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HONOLULU – Today the United States Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples have a fundamental right to marry under the United States Constitution in a ruling that brings marriage equality to all fifty States. “The State of Hawai‘i filed an amicus brief in support of the petitioners in these cases. Today’s ruling means that same-sex ...
Read More AG NEWS RELEASE: The impact of today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling on same-sex couples who married in Hawai’i

Honolulu – Governor David Ige released the following statement after the United States Supreme Court announced its historic decision that same-sex couples have the right to marry. “In 1993 Hawai‘i galvanized the national conversation on the right of same-sex couples to marry. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said that ‘the arc of the moral universe ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: Governor David Ige applauds United States Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality

The boulders and rock structures that were found on the gravel road leading to the summit of Mauna Kea have been removed. The Office of Mauna Kea Management (OMKM) worked collaboratively with volunteers to ensure the rocks were safely and properly cleared from the roadway. The state continues to assess and monitor the situation to ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: Update on Mauna Kea from Governor David Ige

WAILUKU – The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW)  invites the  Moloka‘i community and interested parties to an informational meeting concerning a proposed fencing and management project in the Waikolu Valley and Pu‘u Ali‘i Natural Area Reserve areas.  The purpose of the proposed project is to protect the ...
Read More DLNR NEWS RELEASE: INFORMATIONAL COMMUNITY MEETING SCHEDULED FOR PROPOSED WAIKOLU- PU‘U ALI‘I FENCE PROJECT ON MOLOKA‘I

By Chief of Staff Mike McCartney HONOLULU — Eleven adults were arrested by the Hawai‘i Division of Conservation and Resources Enforcement (DOCARE) Wednesday, during a protest to stop construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope atop Mauna Kea. The arrests are unfortunate, but the state’s number one priority is the safety of the people on Mauna ...
Read More Statement on Mauna Kea from Governor’s Office

By Chief of Staff Mike McCartney on behalf of Governor David Ige   It is our belief that there will be mutual respect and aloha on Wednesday and in the days ahead as TMT restarts construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope.   TMT has the approvals needed to proceed with construction. We respect those who oppose the project ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S STATEMENT: Statement on TMT

Video: https://youtu.be/LKN_1OdE7jQ Honolulu — Governor Ige joined elected officials and business leaders from across the country on Tuesday for The Washington Post’s “Powering Cities” forum, in which Ige was a key speaker. Gov. Ige discussed Hawai‘i’s commitment to clean energy, having signed Act 097 into law this month, making Hawai‘i the first state in the nation ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: Governor Ige on national stage at Washington Post energy forum

HONOLULU – State Chief Information Officer (CIO) Todd Nacapuy today named three Hawaii residents to his technology team to assist in leading the Office of Information Management and Technology (OIMT) and overseeing the Department of Accounting and General Services’ Information and Communication Services Division (ICSD). Joining the OIMT/ICSD team in key leadership positions are Michael ...
Read More OIMT NEWS RELEASE: State CIO Builds Technology Leadership Team

Governor also meeting with federal officials on affordable housing, transportation, tourism Honolulu — Gov. David Ige is in Washington, D.C. where he will join other elected officials and business leaders for the Washington Post’s “Powering Cities” forum on Tuesday, June 23. The Washington Post invited Gov. Ige to speak about Hawai‘i’s commitment to clean energy ...
Read More NEWS RELEASE: Governor Ige in D.C. to speak about Hawai‘i’s renewable energy efforts at Washington Post forum

American Eagle Day

Posted on Jun 20, 2015 in Proclamations