Press Releases

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, ...
Read More Flags to fly at half-staff in honor and tribute to President George H.W. Bush

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige signed a fifth supplementary emergency proclamation relating to the volcanic activity and lava flows in the Puna District of Hawai‘i County. The fifth supplementary proclamation extends the authority to spend state funds as appropriated for quick and efficient action to protect the health, safety and welfare of Hawai‘i County residents. ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Release — Gov. Ige extends emergency relief period for Hawaii Island lava flow

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige and Lt. Gov.-elect Josh Green will be sworn-in on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018 at the State Capitol Rotunda. The public is invited to attend. There are seats available for the public, on a first come-first served basis. This will be Gov. Ige’s second inauguration. He was initially sworn in as ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Release — Gov. David Ige, Lt. Gov.-elect Josh Green to be sworn-in on Monday

HONOLULU – The Washington Place Foundation will host a special Christmas Open House on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Reservations are required for this event and can be made through www.Eventbrite.com only, starting December 1, 2018. A $5 donation to the Washington Place Foundation is suggested for adults.  Proceeds will ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — Washington Place to open its doors for Christmas

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige and Lt. Gov.-Elect Josh Green are recruiting qualified and dedicated individuals who are interested in working for state government in various positions across Hawai‘i. In addition, the state is searching for individuals to serve on a variety of boards and commissions. Gov. Ige is seeking forward thinking team players with ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Release — State announces wide range of job opportunities with Ige, Green administration, boards, commissions

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige will travel to Tokyo, Japan today for a series of tourism meetings with a wide range of companies and agencies. They include JTB Corporation, the largest travel agency in Japan, H.I.S. travel agency, Japan Airlines, Delta Airlines, and All Nippon Airways. Gov. Ige will also participate in All Nippon Airways’ ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Release — Governor Ige to travel to Japan for presentation of All Nippon Airway’s new Airbus fleet

MEDIA ADVISORY #1 – INAUGURATION WHAT: INAUGURATION — Governor David Ige and Lt. Governor-Elect Josh Green WHEN: Monday, December 3, 2018 10:30 a.m. – Musical Prelude 11:30 a.m. – Processional/Program Noon – Swearing-In of Governor David Ige and Lt. Governor-Elect Josh Green WHO: Governor David Ige and Lt. Governor-Elect Josh Green WHERE: State Capitol Rotunda ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — Media Advisory — Inauguration-1

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige is traveling out of state to spend time with his family following the general election. The governor departed Hawai‘i late on Sunday, Nov. 11 and is scheduled to return on Sunday, Nov. 18. During the governor’s absence, Lt. Gov. Doug Chin will serve as acting governor from Nov. 11 until ...
Read More Governor’s Office – News Release – Governor Ige to spend time with family out of state

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, ...
Read More Flags to fly at half-staff as a sign of respect for the victims of the mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, California

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige and leaders of the University of Hawai‘i (UH), the Dept. of the Attorney General (AG) and the Dept. of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) thanked the Hawai‘i Supreme Court for its thorough review of the Thirty Meter Telescope on Maunakea, and the decision that was handed down today.   “The ...
Read More OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR – News Release – State leaders applaud Supreme Court decision on Thirty Meter Telescope WW