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Governor Ige vetos eight bills today

MEDIA RELEASE HONOLULU – Governor David Ige today vetoed eight bills and sent his statements of objections to the house and senate leadership. The governor’s veto messages may be found here. HB540 – Relating to the UH Accounting and Financial Management System: Extends authority of UH to maintain separate accounting and financial management system HB553 […]

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Governor approves BLNR emergency rule limiting Mauna Kea access

Today I signed the Land Board’s emergency rule limiting usage of the road between the hours of 10 p.m. and 4 a.m. The rule is in effect for 120 days only and gives the state an additional tool to keep the road safe for all. My administration believes firmly in the right of free expression. […]

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Governor releases $44M for captial improvement projects statewide

Governor Neil Abercrombie today announced the release of more than $44 million for various capital improvement projects (CIPs) statewide, including public schools, health facilities, transportation infrastructure and more.

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Governor Enacts SB2779 authorizing the establishment of aging and disability resource center sites in each county. Photo courtesy of the Office of the Governor.

Abercrombie signs bill to create aging and disability resource centers

In a first step to strengthen services for seniors, Governor Neil Abercrombie today signed into law Senate Bill 2779, which creates aging and disability resource centers in each county.

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State Attorney General David Louie informed Governor Neil Abercrombie this afternoon that the appointment of attorney Peter T. Cahill as Judge to the Circuit Court of the Maui Second Circuit was made two days late. 

“The appointment of a judge has to be made within 30 days of the Judicial Selection Commission forwarding the list of applicants to the Governor,” stated Attorney General Louie.

Governor misses deadline on appointing Maui judge

State Attorney General David Louie informed Governor Neil Abercrombie this afternoon that the appointment of attorney Peter T. Cahill as Judge to the Circuit Court of the Maui Second Circuit was made two days late. “The appointment of a judge has to be made within 30 days of the Judicial Selection Commission forwarding the list […]

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As the public school year wraps up today, Governor Neil Abercrombie announced the release of more than $26.8 million for various Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) at school facilities statewide.

Governor Abercrombie releases $26.8M for school improvement projects

As the public school year wraps up today, Governor Neil Abercrombie announced the release of more than $26.8 million for various Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) at school facilities statewide.

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Governor Neil Abercrombie today announced the release of more than $27.7 million for additional Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) in the areas of transportation, communications, health and health services, and agriculture. Projects include Kohala Mountain Road, Punaluu Stream bridge, Kona Community Hospital, Arc of Hilo and more.

Governor Abercrombie releases $27.7M CIP funds for state projects

Governor Neil Abercrombie today announced the release of more than $27.7 million for additional Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) in the areas of transportation, communications, health and health services, and agriculture. Projects include Kohala Mountain Road, Punaluu Stream bridge, Kona Community Hospital, Arc of Hilo and more.

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Big Island Press Club awards Governor Abercrombie their dishonorable Lava Tube Award

The Big Island Press Club this week gave Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie the dubious honor of naming him the recipient of the club’s 15th annual Lava Tube award for a number of his actions last year. Like the lava tube itself, the award recognizes the year’s most notable offense for keeping the public in the […]

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Having identified more projects that will help stimulate the economy and benefit our communities, Governor Neil Abercrombie today announced the release of more than $48.9 million for additional Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) statewide. This brings the total amount of funds released by the Governor, since December, to more than $157.8 million for various CIPs that were appropriated by the legislature.

Gov Abercrombie releases $48.9M in CIP Funds including $3.2M for Hamakua Ditch

Having identified more projects that will help stimulate the economy and benefit our communities, Governor Neil Abercrombie today announced the release of more than $48.9 million for additional Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) statewide. This brings the total amount of funds released by the Governor, since December, to more than $157.8 million for various CIPs that […]

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Governor Neil Abercrombie last night signed an agreement with Mr. Yu Ping, Vice Chairman of the China Council for Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), to pursue mutual interests in clean energy development.  The Letter of Intent was signed by both parties just hours after the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Hawai'i-China CEO Forum “Transforming to Clean Energy.”

Governor Abercrombie secures agreement with China for clean energy development

Governor Neil Abercrombie last night signed an agreement with Mr. Yu Ping, Vice Chairman of the China Council for Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), to pursue mutual interests in clean energy development. The Letter of Intent was signed by both parties just hours after the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Hawai’i-China CEO Forum “Transforming to […]

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Governor Neil Abercrombie Thursday (Nov 10) joined United Public Workers Local 646 State Director Dayton Nakanelua in announcing that a tentative labor agreement has been reached. The Governor issued the followed statement:

“I couldn’t be more pleased to say today that we’ve come to a conclusion that sets a standard of the kind of approach to negotiations that is based on a spirit of bargaining collectively for the benefit of all of Hawai'i.

Governor’s statement on UPW tentative agreement

Governor Neil Abercrombie Thursday (Nov 10) joined United Public Workers Local 646 State Director Dayton Nakanelua in announcing that a tentative labor agreement has been reached. The Governor issued the followed statement: “I couldn’t be more pleased to say today that we’ve come to a conclusion that sets a standard of the kind of approach […]

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Governor Neil Abercrombie today announced Representative Blake Oshiro will be joining Abercrombie Administration as his Deputy Chief of Staff.  Rep. Oshiro, who currently serves in the House of Representatives as its Majority Leader will be stepping down from his seat on December 7, 2011.

Representative Oshiro named as Governor’s Deputy Chief of Staff

Governor Neil Abercrombie today announced Representative Blake Oshiro will be joining Abercrombie Administration as his Deputy Chief of Staff. Rep. Oshiro, who currently serves in the House of Representatives as its Majority Leader will be stepping down from his seat on December 7, 2011.

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Today, eight community groups representing a variety of statewide enviornmental and cultural interests, issued a joint letter calling for Governor Abercrombie to withdraw recent Proclamations suspending many of Hawai‘i environmental and cultural protections.

Community groups call on Governor Abercrombie for proclamation withdrawl

Today, eight community groups representing a variety of statewide enviornmental and cultural interests, issued a joint letter calling for Governor Abercrombie to withdraw recent Proclamations suspending many of Hawai‘i environmental and cultural protections.

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Video of President Obama's address to Congress and reaction from Senator Daniel K. Akaka and Governor Neil Abercrombie.

President Obama addresses Congress , introduces American Jobs Act

Video of President Obama’s address to Congress and reaction from Senator Daniel K. Akaka and Governor Neil Abercrombie.

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