OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR MEDIA ADVISORY

Posted on Jun 8, 2021 in Latest News, Newsroom

WHAT:                      BILL SIGNING CEREMONY – World Oceans Day

HB1016 RELATING TO THE TAKING OF MARINE LIFE.

HB1017 RELATING TO CRUSTACEANS.

HB1018 RELATING TO LAY NETS.

HB1019 RELATING TO OCEAN STEWARDSHIP.

HB1020 RELATING TO ADAPTIVE NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT.

 HB1022 RELATING TO THE TAKING OF NATURAL RESOURCES.

HB1023 RELATING TO A NONRESIDENT RECREATIONAL MARINE FISHING LICENSE.

SB772 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.

HB553 RELATING TO THE PROTECTION OF SHARKS.

WHEN:                     Tuesday, June 8 at 2:30 p.m.

WHO:                         Governor David Ige with:

        • Suzanne Case, director, DLNR/chair, BLNR
        • Sen. Lorraine Inouye, chair, Senate Committee on Water & Land
        • Rep. David Tarnas, chair, House Committee on Water & Land
        • Rep. Nicole Lowen, chair, House Committee on Energy & Environmental Protection (Via Zoom)

FROM:                    Hawai‘i State Capitol, Office of the Governor, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial Room

FOR MEDIA ONLY:

Media questions on the bills listed above will be taken through ZOOM – Audio.

Please RSVP to [email protected], [email protected] and [email protected] – and include your name and news organization. A Zoom link, password and instructions will be sent to the email address from which you sent your RSVP at least 30 minutes prior to the bill signing.

The RSVP closes today at 1:30 p.m. There will be an audio test for participating reporters at 2:15 p.m.

Pool cameras are allowed at the State Capitol, though the parking garage remains closed except to authorized vehicles. Please forward the full names of pool photographers/news organizations to [email protected] and [email protected] for security clearance. Entry to the Capitol requires identification, masks, and a pre-entry thermal screening. Physical distancing is also required. One television pool photographer is permitted in the governor’s ceremonial room for the media briefing. All media must sign in upon arrival at the governor’s office (sign-in sheet on round table in reception area).

This bill signing will be live streamed on the Governor’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/GovernorDavidIge/.

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