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Posted on Jun 16, 2017 in Latest Department News, Newsroom, Office of the Governor Press Releases


Bill Signing Ceremonies

HB 942 Filipino Veterans Memorial: Authorizes the

State Foundation on Culture and the Arts to commission an

artist to design and build a monument to honor and

commemorate Filipino veterans of World War II.


HB 1534  Residence Requirements for Appointed Officers:

Allows a waiver of the one-year residency requirement for

certain appointed officers.


SB 850 Information Technology: Requires the CIO to identify

information technology products of the executive branch,

including the DOE and UH, that will be subject to independent

verification and validation.


HB 425 University of Hawai‘i – Technology Transfer:  Makes

certain sections of the Code of Ethics inapplicable to

technology transfer activities.


HB 847 University of Hawai‘i Research: Establishes the

Innovation and Commercialization Initiative Program to

give the UH the legal authority to create, promote and

participate in new economic enterprises and expand workforce

opportunities based on inventions and discoveries generated

by or at the UH



  • Gov. David Ige
  • Key legislators
  • Supporters of the bills


Monday, June 19, 2017

1:00 p.m. – HB 942 Filipino Veterans Memorial

1:30 p.m. – HB 1534 Residence Requirements for Appointed Officers

2:00 p.m. – SB 850 Information Technology

2:30 p.m. – HB 425 and HB 847 UH Tech Bills



State Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial Room

This event will be streamed LIVE through the governor’s website.


Media Contacts:

Jodi Leong

Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary

Office of the Governor

Office: 808-586-0043

Mobile: 808-798-3929

[email protected]


Cindy McMillan

Communications Director

Office of the Governor

Office: 808-586-0012

Mobile: 808-265-7974

[email protected]