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OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — News Release — Gov. Ige issues flag order to honor the life of Queen Elizabeth II

Posted on Sep 8, 2022 in Latest Department News, Newsroom, Office of the Governor Press Releases


HONOLULU—Gov. David Ige has ordered that the United States flag and the Hawaiʻi state flag be flown at half-staff at the Hawaiʻi State Capitol and upon all state offices and agencies as well as the Hawaiʻi National Guard in the State of Hawaiʻi immediately until sunset on the day of interment as a mark of respect for Queen Elizabeth II.

“The State of Hawaiʻi joins the nation and the rest of the world in mourning the loss of Queen Elizabeth II. Many years ago, Hawaiʻi hosted the Queen at Washington Place. Her graciousness and her leadership will always be remembered,” said Gov. Ige.

President Biden’s proclamation is posted here.

PHOTO ATTACHMENT: Queen Elizabeth II at Washington Place with former Gov. George Ariyoshi.


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