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GOVERNOR’S OFFICE NEWS RELEASE: Flags to fly at half-staff in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week

Posted on May 13, 2016 in Latest Department News, Newsroom, Office of the Governor Press Releases


HONOLULU — At the direction of the President of the United States, the United States flag shall be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol and upon all state offices and agencies as well as the Hawai‘i National Guard in the State of Hawai‘i, on Sunday, May 15, 2016 until sunset.­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­

This action is in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day on May 15 and Police Week, which runs from May 15 through May 21, 2016.

The Presidential Proclamation can be found here.

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Media Contacts:

Jodi Leong

Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary

Office of the Governor

Office: 808-586-0043

Mobile: 808-798-3929

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Cindy McMillan

Communications Director

Office of the Governor

Office: 808-586-0012

Mobile: 808-265-7974

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