Press Releases

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 ...
Read More Governor’s Office – Media Advisory – News Conference: Governor Ige’s Executive Budget for Fiscal Biennium 2019-21 Proposal

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 ...
Read More Office of the Governor – News Release – Governor Ige unveils ‘Ohana Zone plans, emergency proclamation for homelessness

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige signed a fifth supplementary proclamation relating to the heavy rains and flooding on Kaua‘i in April. The fifth supplementary proclamation extends the provisions of previous proclamations to the extent necessary for those engaged in emergency management functions to repair, reconstruct, improve, and otherwise perform work on various roadways, bridges, infrastructure, ...
Read More Governor’s Office – News Release – Governor Ige extends emergency relief period for Kaua‘i Island flooding

MEDIA ADVISORY December 14, 2018   WHAT:                      News Conference: Announcement of plans to implement ‘Ohana Zones A new statewide emergency proclamation for homelessness   WHEN:                     Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 at 1:00 p.m.   WHO:                        Governor David Ige Lt. Governor Josh Green   WHERE:                    State Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial Room This event will ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — Media Advisory – News Conference – Ohana Zones and Emergency Proclamation for Homelessness

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige is hosting the Western Governors’ Association’s (WGA) Winter Meeting in Kona, featuring public roundtable discussions on critical issues facing western states. Topics include renewable energy, outdoor recreation economy, healthcare, veterans’ issues, and the Western Governors’ Biosecurity and Invasive Species Initiative, launched by Gov. Ige. Governors from 11 western states are ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR – News Release – Governor Ige hosts Western Governors’ Association conference on Kona

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, 2018 – – – – – – – By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation       Today, we honor those who perished 77 years ago at Pearl Harbor, and we salute every veteran who served in World War II over the 4 years that ...
Read More Presidential Proclamation on National Pearl Harbor Day, 2018

LAVA TREE STATE MONUMENT REOPENS TODAY AFTER SEVEN-MONTH-LONG CLOSURE (Hilo) – Today at 7:45 a.m. the gate to Lava Tree State Monument in the Puna District on Hawai‘i Island will open for the first time in more than seven months. The state park within eyesight of the East Rift Zone’s Fissure 8 was closed shortly ...
Read More DLNR News Release-Lava Tree State Monument Reopens, Dec. 6, 2018

HONOLULU – The State of Hawaii Office of Consumer Protection (OCP) is warning consumers who stayed at a Starwood hotel or timeshare as far back as 2014 to take steps to protect themselves from identity theft in view of a data breach exposing the personal information of up 500 million guest accounts worldwide. Marriott, owner ...
Read More RELEASE: MARRIOTT SECURITY BREACH EXPOSED DATA OF STARWOOD HOTELS AND RESORTS GUESTS

  DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR Inaugural Remarks December 3, 2018   ʻONI LIKE KĀKOU MOVING FORWARD TOGETHER   Good morning and aloha. First, I would like to thank the people of Hawaiʻi for electing me to another term as your governor. I find myself eager and excited about the prospect of tackling all that is ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR – Complete text of Governor Ige’s Second Inaugural Speech