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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today signed a fourth supplementary proclamation that requires all residents and visitors traveling between any of the islands in the State of Hawai‘i to self-quarantine for 14 days.   The quarantine mandate takes effect at 12:01 a.m. on Wed., Apr. 1.   All who travel inter-island will be required to ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige issued a 13th supplementary proclamation which extends the emergency relief period for the 2018 Kaua‘i floods. The proclamation serves to extend authority to spend state funds as appropriated to protect the health, safety and welfare of Kaua‘i residents and visitors. The proclamation supports the state’s efforts to provide quick and ...
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Governor Ige issues statewide order to stay at home, work from home to fight COVID-19 State tax deadlines also extended – For video click here For photos click here   HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige signed a third supplementary proclamation Monday, ordering the entire state to stay at home and work from home starting at ...
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WHAT:                      Polycom News Conference: Third Supplementary Proclamation on COVID-19 WHO:                         Governor David Ige Kenneth S. Hara, director, Hawai‘i Emergency Management Agency Rona Suzuki, director, Department of Taxation WHEN:                     Monday, March 23, 2020 at  3:00 p.m. **Due to windy weather conditions, we will not be having the news conference in the Capitol Rotunda today. ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — Media Advisory — POLYCOM NEWS CONFERENCE: Third Supplementary Proclamation on COVID-19 and TAX Information

Mayor Caldwell has my full support for the stay-at-home, work-at-home order issued today. The mayors and I have been working together on this issue, and this morning we agreed that the mayors should develop their own plans to meet the unique needs of their counties. We also agreed that statewide action will be needed. I ...
Read More Governor’s Office – Statement re: county stay-at-home, work-at-home orders MC

Order for Self-Quarantine Dept. of Health Traveler Info re COVID-19  HONOLULU – Gov. David Y. Ige issued a second supplemental emergency proclamation ordering all individuals, both residents and visitors, arriving or returning to the State of Hawaiʻi to a mandatory 14-day self-quarantine. The mandate — the first such action in the nation — applies to ...
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Links to video clips: Gov. Ige: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=81Gh0WmfvtI&feature=youtu.be Dir. Murakami Ruder Program: https://youtu.be/dnDyn_v1T8A Dir. Murakami Unemployment Office: https://youtu.be/dn8QUUj3uAU Dist. Dir. Sawyer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kWofEVcptKs&feature=youtu.be   HONOLULU – Gov. David Y. Ige; Scott Murakami, Director, State Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (DLIR); and Jane Sawyer, District Director, Small Business Administration (SBA); , announced today several measures to address ...
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Governor David Ige’s statement on the Hawaiʻi Department of Education’s efforts to further help suppress the spread of COVID-19 “I commend and fully support the Hawaiʻi Department of Education (DOE) for furthering the state’s efforts to implement social distancing. These are challenging decisions being made every day across the state but are essential to help ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Y. Ige today expressed his support of the efforts by Hawaiʻi’s four county mayors to implement tailored actions that are suited for their counties. “I want to thank mayors Caldwell, Kawakami, Kim and Victorino for their swift actions in implementing the directives. These are hard decisions. We all understand the dire ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Y. Ige announced today state actions to slow the spread of COVID-19. “The actions I’m announcing today may seem extreme to some of you, and we know that it will have negative effects to our economy. But we are confident that taking aggressive actions now will allow us to have a ...
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