Proclamations

The University of Hawaiʻi Rainbow Warriors won the men’s volleyball NCAA championship at the Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, California on May 7, 2022. The Rainbow Warriors’ win marked their second consecutive NCAA championship in men’s volleyball, making history as the second ever back-to-back UH national champion team.

National Police Week, hereafter referred to as National Law Enforcement Officers’ Week, recognizes and honors the service and sacrifice of those law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty while protecting our communities and safeguarding our democracy.

Tardive Dyskinesia is a movement disorder that is characterized by random, involuntary, and uncontrolled movements of different muscles in the face, trunk and extremities.

The mental health of a child or adolescent is just as important as their physical health, and acceptance of an individual’s mental health struggle can reduce fear, worry, blame, and shame experienced by their families and loved ones.

National Correctional Officers and Employees Week acknowledges all correctional staff, we wanted to emphasize our correctional facility educators during this National Teacher Appreciation Week, observed annually during the first full week in May.

NURSES MONTH (May 2022)

Posted on May 1, 2022 in Main, Proclamations

Nurses are leaders in improving healthcare for all individuals by recognizing and addressing social determinants of health, reducing barriers to healthcare access, and establishing a culture of safety and health for all.

The ‘Ōhi’a lehua tree is the most abundant native tree and comprises approximately 80 percent of the Hawaiian Islands’ rainforests. ‘Ōhi’a lehua trees are vital to our ecosystem, providing shelter and food for numerous native birds, insects, and other invertebrates, and helping to replenish our island aquifers which provide drinking and irrigation water for our ...
Read More ‘Ōhi’a Lehua Day (April 25, 2022)

A quality education is one of the significant foundations for the continuing success of our state, our country, and our society at large; and in the state of Hawaiʻi we strive for the betterment of all of our citizens through an increased focus on education and sharing.  

Public health professionals promote health and well-being, prevent disease and injury, promote healthy lifestyles, preserve a clean and healthy environment, and assure basic physical and mental healthcare.

Washington Place is best known as the home of Hawaiʻi’s beloved Queen Lili‘uokalani, who remained at the residence for 55 years. Washington Place served as the official residence of Hawaiʻi’s territorial and state governors until 2002 when it became a historic home. 2022 marks the 175th Anniversary of Washington Place.

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