Proclamations

The first eight years of a child’s life lay the foundation for success in school and later life and early learning opportunities, including early literacy programs, can shape a better future for our children and strengthen our community’s well-being.

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.

For over a century, Arab Americans have been making valuable contributions in virtually every aspect of American society—in medicine, law, business, education, technology, government, military service, and culture.

National Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month is recognized each April to raise awareness on the widespread problem of child abuse and neglect.

April 2022 marks the 21st anniversary of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and is an opportunity for our community to reconnect in our efforts to prevent sexual violence and give survivors the support they need to heal.

Thrombocytopenia-absent radius (TAR) syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that affects about on in 100,000 newborns.

Native Hawaiians, botanists, conservationists, and government agencies continue to work together to conserve and contribute to the sustainability of Hawai’i’s unique environment.  

Autism, or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) refers to a broad range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication.

The mission of the Hawaiʻi Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is to drive the economic sustainability of Hawaiʻi by helping businesses to form, grow and thrive.

Lymphedema affects up to 10 million Americans, and according to the World Health Organization, a total of over 250 million in the world are affected.