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Posted on Jun 14, 2016 in Latest Department News, Newsroom, Office of the Governor Press Releases

What: Bill signing ceremonies for the following:

HB 2722 Relating to Unemployment: Creates a temporary program limited to Maui County to provide additional benefits to unemployed workers by extending their unemployment insurance benefits. Appropriates funds.

HB 2605 Relating to Labor: Appropriates funds to establish, administer and support job training and supportive services for individuals who are unemployed or dislocated due to the closure of Hawaiian Commercial & Sugar Company and the Makena Beach and Golf Resort on Maui.

HB 2034 – Appropriation to the Kaho‘olawe Island Reserve Commission – Appropriates funds to the Kaho‘olawe Island Reserve Commission for restoration and preservation projects. Requires submission of a financial self-sufficiency and sustainability plan to the Legislature no later than 20 days prior to the 2017 Regular Session.


  • Governor David Ige
  • Key lawmakers
  • Supporters of the bills 

When/Where:  Friday, June 17

            9:30 a.m. — HB 2722 & HB 2605 – International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Hall 896 Lower Main Street, Wailuku, Maui

2:30 p.m. — HB 2034 – Kaho‘olawe Island Reserve Commission Boathouse, 2780 South Kihei Road, Kihei, Maui


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]