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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today announced the formation of the Governor’s Leadership Team on Homelessness, which will be tasked with finding short-term and long-term solutions as the state, city and federal governments work together to address homelessness in Hawai‘i. The leadership team includes Gov. Ige, Sen. Jill Tokuda, Rep. Sylvia Luke, Director of Human ...
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What:            News Conference announcing Governor’s Leadership Team on                          Homelessness and the way forward Who:              Governor David Ige, legislators, city officials When:           Monday, July 27, 2015 at 2:30 pm Where:         State Capitol, 5th Floor Executive Chambers, Ceremonial Room We plan to live stream the event through the governor’s website https://governor.hawaii.gov/ ### Media Contacts: ...
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HONOLULU – Walk Wise Hawaii, the Hawaii Department of Transportation’s (HDOT) pedestrian safety campaign, is partnering once again with McDonald’s Restaurants of Hawaii to educate over 9,000 children at 74 Kamaaina Kids locations across the state on good pedestrian habits.  Over the past six months, representatives of the Walk Wise Hawaii program, McDonald’s owner/operators and ...
Read More HDOT NEWS RELEASE: Walk wise Hawaii partners with McDonald’s restaurants of Hawaii and Kama’aina kids for pedestrian safety poster contest and education program

HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige today outlined the reasons why the state submitted testimony opposing Hawaiian Electric Industries’ proposed merger with NextEra Energy Inc. as it currently stands. “Although I welcome capital investment in Hawai‘i with respect to energy, any merger or investment must align with the state’s 100 percent renewable energy goal,” Ige said. ...
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PUC filings: DBEDT PUC filing 7/20/2015 Office of Planning PUC filing 7/20/2015

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Posted on Jul 21, 2015 in Proclamations

HONOLULU — The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is seeking new projects for the Hawai‘i Forest Legacy Program that will protect important working forest lands from the threat of conversion to non-forest uses.  The Forest Legacy Program, administrated through DLNR’s Division of Forestry and Wildlife, is accepting applications for conservation acquisition assistance through ...
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What:            News conference regarding the state’s testimony on the proposed HEI/NextEra merger Who:              Governor David Ige When:           Tuesday, July 21 at 2:30pm Where:         State Capitol, 5th Floor Executive Chambers, Ceremonial Room We plan to live stream the event through the governor’s website https://governor.hawaii.gov/ PUC filings: DBEDT PUC filing 7/20/2015 Office of Planning ...
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HONOLULU — At the direction of President of the United States, the United States flag and the Hawai‘i state flag will be flown at half-staff until sunset, July 25, 2015. This action is a sign of respect for the service members killed last week in Chattanooga. “The tragedy in Tennessee reminds us that our service ...
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HONOLULU — Gov. David Ige has appointed Lauren Moriguchi as director of the Executive Office on Early Learning.  She will coordinate early childhood education services currently offered within the public school system and will guide policy around the expansion of early childhood education through collaboration with legislators and the governor. Moriguchi was born and raised ...
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