Press Releases

MEDIA ADVISORY July 10, 2018 WHAT: Media Availability — Veto Deadline WHEN: Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. WHO: Governor David Ige WHERE: Hawai‘i State Capitol, 5th floor, Office of the Governor — Ceremonial Room ### Media Contacts: Jodi Leong Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary Office of the Governor Office: 808-586-0043 Mobile: 808-798-3929 jodi.c.leong@hawaii.gov Cindy ...
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Photos Video HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige signed into law SB 2046 (Act 157) which prohibits the manufacture, importation, sale, transfer and possession of bump fire stocks, multi-burst trigger activators, and trigger cranks – the same devices used by the gunman in the deadly Las Vegas shooting. “I’m proud that Hawai‘i has one of the ...
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MEDIA ADVISORY July 9, 2018 WHAT/WHEN: Bill signing ceremonies for Monday, July 9, 2018: Noon: Opioids Package: HB 1602 – Opioid Warning Label HB 2384 – Uniform Controlled Substances Act SB 2646 – Prescription Drugs SB 2247 – Opioid Antagonists SB 2244 – Workers’ Compensation 12:30 p.m.: HB 2259 – Marine Events 1:00 p.m.: Guns: ...
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Photos MAUI – Gov. David Ige signed SB 2293 at a bill signing ceremony on Maui, that aims to create more affordable housing on the Valley Isle, while keeping existing apartments affordable. The new law enables the state to preserve the affordable rentals at the Front Street Apartments by requiring the Hawai‘i Housing Finance and ...
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Photos Videos HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige signed into law HB 1911 (Act 148) authorizing the Department of Health to investigate care facilities reported to be operating without a certificate of license from the department. “We have seen more and more of these unlicensed care homes popping up across the state, and we just want ...
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Bill signing ceremonies will be held on Friday, July 6, 2018. They are as follows: At the Hawai‘i State Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial Room: 9:30 a.m. SB 122* – Mental Health Emergency – Notice to Family Members 10:00 a.m. SB 2087 – Rescue Tubes 10:30 a.m. HB 1916 – Alzheimer’s State Plan At the ...
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HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige signed the following bills into law on Thursday, July 5, 2018: SB 2790 (Act 105) Rights for Children in Foster Care – Replaces the guiding principles for children in foster care under the Child Protective Act, with the rights of children in foster care, and provides certain additional rights. Takes ...
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Photos HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige signed SB 2571, Act 104 — prohibiting the sale, offer of sale, and distribution of sunscreens that contain the chemicals oxybenzone and octinoxate in Hawai‘i, beginning Jan. 1, 2021. The purpose of this law is to preserve marine ecosystems, including coral reefs. Scientific studies have shows that oxybenzone and ...
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HONOLULU – At the direction of the President of the United States, Gov. David Ige has ordered that the United States flag and the Hawai‘i state flag will be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol and upon all state offices and agencies as well as the Hawai‘i National Guard in the State of Hawai‘i, ...
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HONOLULU – At the direction of the President of the United States, Gov. David Ige has ordered that the United States flag and the Hawai‘i state flag will be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol and upon all state offices and agencies as well as the Hawai‘i National Guard in the State of Hawai‘i, ...
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