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Posted on Jun 24, 2021 in Latest Department News, Newsroom

WHAT:                      NEWS CONFERENCE — Upcoming changes to travel/gathering emergency rules                                                            

WHEN:                      Thursday, June 24 at 12:00 p.m.           

WHO:                         Governor David Ige

        • Mayor Derek Kawakami, Kaua‘i County (Confirmed)
        • Mayor Rick Blangiardi, City & County of Honolulu (Confirmed)
        • Mayor Michael Victorino, Maui County (Invited)
        • Mayor Mitch Roth, County of Hawai‘i (Invited)


WHERE:                    Hawai‘i State Capitol, Office of the Governor, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial Room


DETAILS:                   FOR MEDIA ONLY:

Media questions will be taken through ZOOM – Audio.

Please RSVP to [email protected] and include your name and news organization. A Zoom link, password and instructions will be sent to the email address from which you sent your RSVP at least 30 minutes prior to the news conference.


The RSVP closes today at 11:30 a.m. There will be an audio test for participating reporters at 11:45 a.m.


Pool cameras are allowed at the State Capitol, though the parking garage remains closed except to authorized vehicles. Please forward the full names of pool photographers/news organizations to [email protected] and [email protected] for security clearance. Entry to the Capitol requires identification, masks, and a pre-entry thermal screening. Physical distancing is also required. One television pool photographer is permitted in the governor’s ceremonial room for the media briefing. All media must sign in upon arrival at the governor’s office (sign-in sheet on round table in reception area).


This news conference will be live streamed on the Governor’s Facebook page: