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GOVERNOR’S OFFICE MEDIA ADVISORY: State of the State address and post State of the State media availability

Posted on Jan 20, 2017 in Latest Department News, Newsroom, Office of the Governor Press Releases

WHAT: State of the State address and post State of the State media availability

The governor’s address will focus on:

  • Transforming our schools to better prepare our keiki for the future
  • Reshaping our economy to allow for more innovations in all of our industries in this knowledge-based, technology-driven world
  • Building more affordable homes for our families and addressing homelessness
  • Making government more efficient, effective and accountable so that it works for the people

We will be live tweeting during the State of the State address.

Follow @govhawaii and use the #HISOTS17

The governor’s address will also be live streamed on Ōlelo

WHO: Governor David Ige


  • Monday, January 23, 2017, 10 a.m.
  • Media availability to follow shortly after the State of the State address


  • State of the State: House Chambers
  • Media availability: Governor’s Ceremonial Room, State Capitol, 5th floor


**Embargoed State of the State text will be distributed by email to credentialed local media at 9 a.m. on January 23, 2017. Hard copies will be distributed to credentialed local media covering the event. The text will also be posted on the governor’s website at immediately following the governor’s address.


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]