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Posted on Apr 26, 2015 in Proclamations

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Posted on Apr 26, 2015 in Proclamations

Honolulu, Hawaii – House and Senate conferees met today to continue negotiations on a final version of HB500, the state budget bill. The conferees opened discussion on the state budget earlier this week on Tuesday, April 21st. They will continue meeting to iron out the differences between the two versions through May 1, the deadline ...
Read More House and Senate conference committee continue negotiations of state budget

HONOLULU – Claus Z. Hansen, owner of Affordable Casket and Moanalua Mortuary in Mapunapuna, was arrested today for theft and money laundering charges after an Oʻahu grand jury returned an indictment against him, Attorney General Doug Chin announced today. The indictment alleges Hansen stole more than $85,000 from the state funeral payments program, which defrays ...
Read More Mortuary owner indicted for theft of state money

HONOLULU – The Department of Health applauds Governor Ige, members of the legislature, and partners statewide for passing and signing Act 19 (HB 940), which restricts the use of electronic smoking devices, or e-cigarettes, in all locations where smoking is illegal. Act 19 upholds the protections created by Hawaii’s very successful Smoke-Free Workplace and Public ...
Read More Governor Ige signs clean air bill, banning use of e-cigarettes where smoking is prohibited

HONOLULU – At the invitation of the President and First Lady of the United States, Governor and Mrs. Ige will represent the State of Hawai’i at a White House State Dinner honoring the Prime Minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 in Washington, D.C. President Obama and Prime Minister Abe will recognize ...
Read More Governor and Mrs. Ige to attend White House State Dinner honoring Japanese Prime Minister

Date:   Saturday, May 9, 2015 Time:  Gates open at 3:30 pm   (Reservations required) Performance by the Royal Hawaiian Band from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm Gates close at 6:00 pm Governor David Ige, Hawaiʻi’s First Lady Dawn Amano-Ige and the Washington Place Foundation invite you to Springtime at Washington Place on Saturday, May 9, 2015. ...
Read More MEDIA ADVISORY: Springtime at Washington Place

KAILUA-KONA – The Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority (NELHA) announced today that it has signed long-term leases with Hawaii Kai Technologies and Forever Oceans.  In addition, EnKon Hawaii LLC has recently begun manufacturing operations converting resin into preforms for the beverage industry throughout the State. “I am pleased that NELHA is building momentum in ...
Read More NELHA PRESS RELEASE: NELHA Announces Three New Business Startups at Hawaii Ocean Science and Technology Park