Posted on May 1, 2021 in Main, Proclamations

There are over 4 million nurses in the United States, of which more than 2,000 licensed practical nurses, 27,700 registered nurses, and 1,800 nurse practitioners are in Hawai’i. Let’s honor nurses for their dedication, professionalism, inspiration, compassion, courage and resilience.

Water safety is essential for swimming and aquatic-related activities. Communicating, teaching, learning and practicing water safety can help prevent accidental drownings and recreational water-related injuries.

The ‘ōhi‘a lehua trees are the most abundant native trees and comprise approximately 80 percent of the Hawaiian Islands’ rainforests. These trees play a key role in watershed protection and water conservation by retaining water and preventing erosion and floods.

Infertility is a medical condition that equally affects both men and women of all ages. Hawaiʻi is one of the 17 states that require insurers to either cover or offer coverage for infertility diagnosis and treatment.

Volunteer Week Hawaiʻi encourages volunteers to lend their time and talents and connect with community service opportunities through hundreds of local service organizations.

Hawai‘i is committed to creating a victim service and criminal justice response system that assists all crime victims regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation or economic status.

Medical Laboratory Professionals have a critical role in preventing and controlling global health threats, such as with the diagnosis of COVID-19.

Public Safety Telecommunicators, who provide 9-1-1 emergency assistance, are often the first and most critical contact for citizens in an urgent situation. The State of Hawai’i appreciates the important work that they do in assisting first responders and everyone in our community.

In Hawai‘i, Arab Americans are a part of the diversity that defines our population and makes our islands unique. They bring a rich cultural heritage to us and make many valuable contributions in various aspects of American society.

The Gold Star represents a family’s sacrifice and the loss of their loved one killed in action while in service to our country.