Posted on Nov 30, 2016 in Latest Department News, Newsroom, Office of the Governor Press Releases

WHAT: News Conference – Gov. David Ige and invited guests will reveal details of the re-establishment of a Federal Inspection Service (FIS) facility at the Kona International Airport at Keahole, and how it will benefit the State of Hawai‘i. The news conference precedes the resumption of international flights to Kona beginning in December.


  • Gov. David Ige
  • Brian Humphrey, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Director, Field Operations
  • Peter Ingram, Hawaiian Airlines Chief Commercial Officer

WHEN:          Thursday, Dec. 1 at 11:30 a.m.

WHERE:        Hawai‘i State Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial Room

We plan to live stream the event through the governor’s website.


Media Contacts:

Jodi Leong

Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary

Office of the Governor

Office: 808-586-0043

Mobile: 808-798-3929

[email protected]


Cindy McMillan

Communications Director

Office of the Governor

Office: 808-586-0012

Mobile: 808-265-7974

[email protected]