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Link to photo and resume here. Link to news conference photos here HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige announced today that he is appointing Clare Connors to be the attorney general of the State of Hawaiʻi, subject to senate confirmation. Connors is an experienced criminal and civil litigator who is leaving the law firm of Davis ...
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WHAT:     News Conference – Governor Ige will announce the appointment of a new attorney general   WHO:       Governor David Ige                    Appointee   WHEN:    Thursday, January 3, 2019 at 12:30 p.m.   WHERE:   State Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial Room This event will be streamed LIVE through ...
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Link to photos and resumes here. HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige announced today that he is reappointing the director and deputy at Department of Hawaiian Home Lands and is appointing a new state chief information officer. In addition, deputies at the Department of Health have been named.   Department of Hawaiian Home Lands (DHHL) Jobie ...
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Link to photos and resumes here. HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige announced today that he is reappointing the directors of the departments of Commerce and Consumer Affairs and Public Safety to serve in his second term. “These leaders are dedicated to upholding fairness and justice. They have led their departments with integrity and instilled a ...
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Link to photos and resumes here. HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige announced today that he is reappointing the directors at the departments of Health, Human Services, and Land and Natural Resources for his second term. “The health and wellbeing of Hawaiʻi’s people and natural resources are in good hands with this team of directors and ...
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Link to photos and resumes here. HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige announced today the re-appointment of key leaders at three state departments. “I have every confidence in these proven leaders and expect they will continue to bring innovative change and greater efficiencies to state government,” said Gov. Ige. Department of Transportation (DOT) Director Jade Butay ...
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Link to Governor’s Message: Executive Budget for Fiscal Biennium 2019-2021. Link to budget highlights here. HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige submitted his Executive Budget for Fiscal Biennium 2019-2021 to the Hawai‘i State Legislature today. The proposals in this budget build on momentum achieved in many high-priority areas such as public education, affordable housing and homelessness, ...
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WHAT:           News Conference – Governor Ige’s Executive Budget for Fiscal Biennium 2019-21 Proposal WHO:             Governor David Ige          WHEN:          Monday, December 17, 2018 at 12:30 p.m. WHERE:         State Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial Room This event will be streamed LIVE through Facebook Live at facebook.com/governordavidige ### Media Contacts: Jodi Leong Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary Office of ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige today announced plans to implement ‘Ohana Zones and signed a new statewide emergency proclamation designed to assist efforts to provide housing for our community’s most vulnerable members. The emergency proclamation will focus on accelerating the completion of housing projects for individuals and families exiting homelessness. It will also help to ...
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