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OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — Media Advisory — Governor Ige to sign pesticide bill

Posted on Jun 13, 2018 in Latest Department News, Office of the Governor Press Releases

Hawai‘i to become first state to prohibit pesticide linked to learning, developmental delays in children



June 12, 2018


WHAT:                      Bill signing – SB3095 Relating to Environmental Protection:

Hawai‘i will become the first state in the country to ban pesticides containing chlorpyrifos – a chemical that has been linked to

developmental delays and learning disabilities in children.


WHO:                        Governor David Ige         

                                    Key legislators

Supporters of the bill


WHEN:                     Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 12:30 p.m.


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

This event will be streamed LIVE through Facebook Live at


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]