Office of the Governor – News Release – Governor Green Lowers Flags in Mourning

Posted on Oct 11, 2023 in Flag Orders, Latest Department News, Newsroom, Office of the Governor Press Releases

HONOLULU – Governor Josh Green, M.D., has ordered that the United States flag and the Hawai‘i state flag be flown at half-staff at the Hawai‘i State Capitol and at all state offices and agencies, as well as at Hawai‘i National Guard facilities in the State of Hawai‘i, effective immediately. This observance is to honor the lives of those lost, including Americans, that began with the attacks on Israel over the weekend.  

The flags will remain lowered until sunset on Tuesday, October 17.  


Media Contacts:   

Erika Engle 

Press Secretary 

Office of the Governor, State of Hawai‘i 

Office: (808) 586-0120

Email: [email protected] 


Makana McClellan

Director of Communications

Office of the Governor, State of Hawaiʻi

Cell: (808) 265-0083

Email: [email protected]