OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR – News Release – Governor Ige extends emergency declaration for homelessness

Posted on Jun 10, 2019 in Latest News, Press Releases

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige issued a third supplementary emergency proclamation that extends the disaster emergency relief period for homelessness across the state.

The purpose of the emergency proclamation is to accelerate the completion of housing projects for individuals and families who are transitioning out of homelessness. It also expands shelter capacity and access to services.

The governor signed the initial emergency proclamation for homelessness on Dec. 14, 2018, a supplementary proclamation on Feb. 12, 2019, and a second supplementary proclamation on April 12, 2019.

The third supplementary proclamation extends the relief period until Aug. 7, 2019.

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Office of the Governor

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Cindy McMillan

Communications Director

Office of the Governor

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Mobile: 808-265-7974

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