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OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — Media Advisory — Bill Signing

Posted on Jun 20, 2018 in Latest Department News, Office of the Governor Press Releases

WHAT:                      Bill signing ceremonies for the following:


                                    HB 2651 Wireless Broadband – Establishes a process to

upgrade and support next-generation wireless broadband

infrastructure throughout the state.


HB 2352 Hawai‘i Teacher Standards Board – Increases

membership on the Hawai‘i Teacher Standards Board to

include a member of the Native Hawaiian Education Council

and a non-voting public university student teacher.


HB 2607 Computer Science in public schools – Requires the

Department of Education to develop and implement a

statewide computer science curricula plan for public school

students in K-12, and ensures each public high school offers at

least one computer science course each year. Also authorizes

the DOE to contract for computer science teacher

development programs.


WHO:                        Governor David Ige         

                                    Key legislators

Supporters of the bill


WHEN:                    Thursday, June 21, 2018


                                    11:00 a.m. – HB 2651 Wireless Broadband

11:30 a.m. – HB 2352 Hawai‘i Teacher Standards Board

12:00 a.m. – HB 2607 Computer Science in public schools           


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



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]