Governor’s Office – Flag Order – Gov. Ige orders flags at half-staff for Peace Officers Memorial Day & Police Week 2020

Posted on May 14, 2020 in Latest News, 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 on May 15, 2020 in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day.

In addition, the President will light the White House blue in honor of our hardworking law enforcement officers on May 15, having earlier proclaimed May 10 through May 15 Police Week. The President also encourages all Americans to display the American flag from their homes and business on May 15.

Link to the President’s proclamation here: https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/proclamation-peace-officers-memorial-day-police-week-2020/?utm_source=link

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Media Contacts:

Jodi Leong
Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary
Office of the Governor
Office: 808-586-0043
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Cindy McMillan
Communications Director
Office of the Governor
Office: 808-586-0012
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