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Ige will also celebrate 30th anniversary of sister-state relationships HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige is traveling to Okinawa Prefecture in Japan and Guangdong Province in China between October 6 and 14. The state recognizes that Hawai‘i’s prosperity and security are intertwined with the Asia-Pacific region and it must rebalance its resources and investments toward Asia ...
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Fire Prevention Week

Posted on Oct 4, 2015 in Proclamations

HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige today recognized winners of the Governor’s Awards, which are designed to honor State Executive Branch employees, managers and work teams who exemplify the highest caliber of public service and dedication in serving the people of Hawai‘i.  The statewide program is administered by the Department of Human Resources Development. “Public employees ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Governor Ige lauds state employees of the year

Manufacturing Day

Posted on Oct 2, 2015 in Proclamations

The state will be safer and better off with this agreement than it would be without it. We listened carefully to the concerns of stakeholders whose input has strengthened the administrative order. This is the start of long-overdue action to make Hawai‘i safer. It will increase transparency and is the best mechanism for holding the ...
Read More GOVERNOR’S OFFICE STATEMENT: Governor’s statement on Red Hill agreement

WHO: Governor David Ige, Hilo Medical Center Officials, Hawaii Island Legislators WHAT: Proclamation Presentation Recognizing Hilo Medical Center as 2015 Recipient of Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Award of Excellence WHEN: Friday, October 2, 2015 11:00 a.m. WHERE: Governor’s Office State Capitol Fifth Floor Honolulu, Hawaii – Hilo Medical Center has been named a ...
Read More HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NEWS RELEASE: Hilo Medical Center awarded prestigious national award for health information technology

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Transportation (HDOT) continues to perform structural assessments and finalize plans for repairs within the Wilson Tunnel in the Honolulu bound direction of the Likelike Highway. Damage to eight stainless steel rods which support the tunnel ceiling was discovered during a routine inspection on Sept. 25, 2015. To protect the ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: HDOT to complete assessments and repair plans for Wilson Tunnel by Oct.2