Press Releases

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige joined a group of Democratic governors in opposing the Trump Administration’s proposed rule that would prohibit health care service providers who receive funding under Title X, from referring their patients to abortion providers.   Title X is a federal grant program dedicated to providing affordable family planning services, preventive care, ...
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MEDIA ADVISORY July 27, 2018 WHAT: Governor Ige accepts Affordable Rental Housing Report and Ten-Year Plan from Special Action Team The report recommends actions to achieve the goal of completing 22,500 affordable rental housing units statewide. It also identifies state, county, and private lands suitable for affordable rental housing, and establishes performance measures and timelines ...
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VIDEO PHOTOS Affordable Rental Housing Report and 10-Year Plan HONOLULU – The Special Action Team on Affordable Rental Housing presented Gov. David Ige with its recommendations on how to meet the state’s goal of creating at least 22,500 affordable rental housing units by 2026. The team was created by the State Legislature (Act 127) in ...
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Governor Ige’s statement on the mistaken release of pre-trial detainee “I am upset and deeply concerned about the erroneous release of pre-trial detainee Brian Smith. Residents on Hawaiʻi Island have had to deal with the lava emergency and the recent murder of a police officer, and I know this news is another blow. “Our number ...
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PHOTOS HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige joined the Hawai‘i Housing Finance & Development Corporation (HHFDC) to break ground for Nohona Hale – an affordable rental and the state’s first micro-unit building in the state. “These units are smaller – 300 square feet – and it’s right on the transit line. This is exactly the kind ...
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WHAT: Hāʻena community meeting to provide updates on various state issues related to mid-April flooding and mudslides • Dept. of Education – Hāʻena satellite school and upcoming school year • Dept. of Health – mental health resources • Dept. of Land and Natural Resources, State Parks – repairs to the Hāʻena State Park and the ...
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Photos HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige joined families in Waipahu for the grand re-opening of Waipahu Tower – an affordable rental apartment complex that was refurbished through a public-private partnership between the State of Hawai‘i and the Ahe Group. The affordable housing developer secured financing and affordable housing tax credits from the Hawai‘i Housing Finance ...
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Governor Ige’s statement on death of Hawai‘i County police officer It is with a heavy heart that I extend my sincere condolences to Officer Bronson K. Kaliloa’s family, his loved ones and his colleagues. He was a highly regarded 10-year veteran of the Hawai‘i Police Department who will be greatly missed. As we mourn this ...
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Video HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige has notified legislative leaders and key lawmakers that he will veto eight out of 11 bills on his Intent to Veto list. They include: HB 1621 RELATING TO CONSUMER PROTECTION Part 1 of this measure prohibits merchants from charging any fee to repair, replace, or refund damaged or defective ...
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