Gov. David Y. Ige shared the following message with the people of the State of Hawaii on this final day of 2014:
“As 2014 draws to a close, Dawn and I wish the people of Hawaii and our many welcome visitors a safe and happy New Year.
“The year 2015 holds great promise for our entire state as we begin anew with shared optimism and a reaffirmed commitment to work together toward realizing that full potential for all of us.
“To everyone, especially our state employees and their families, we extend our warmest aloha and hopes for an exciting and productive 2015.”
State offices will be closed New Year’s Day, Jan. 1, 2015. For news and information from various departments and agencies, visit Hawaii.gov.