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Office of the Governor News Release: Governor Ige to attend Western Governors’ Association Conference in California

Posted on Dec 8, 2021 in Latest Department News, Newsroom, Office of the Governor Press Releases

HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige will attend the Western Governors’ Association 2021 Winter Meeting in Coronado, California on Dec. 9 and 10. Gov. Ige will join other western governors in discussions about significant issues facing the region.

Special guests delivering keynote addresses include U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland, Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Richard Glick and the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Deanne Criswell.

Gov. Ige is scheduled to meet with Secretary Haaland to discuss a variety of issues including land management and conservation.

In the governor’s absence, Lt. Gov. Josh Green is serving as acting governor until Gov. Ige’s return to Hawaiʻi on Saturday, Dec. 11.

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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]