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OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — Flag Order: Peace Officers Memorial Day

Posted on May 14, 2018 in Latest Department News, Office of the Governor Press Releases

HONOLULU – At the direction of the President of the United States, Gov. David Ige has ordered that the United States flag and the Hawai‘i state flag will 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 May 15, 2018, until sunset, in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day.


[PLEASE NOTE: The U.S. and state flags are already at half-staff at all Hawai‘i state offices and agencies as well as the Hawai‘i National Guard, in honor of the late Sen. Daniel Akaka — until sunset on the day of his interment on May 21.]


The President also proclaimed May 13 through May 19 as Police Week – in humble appreciation of our hardworking law enforcement officers. The White House will be lit in blue on the evening of May 15.


The President’s proclamation can be found here.


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