Gov. Ige orders flags at half-staff on Memorial Day, and in honor of victims of coronavirus pandemic




At the direction of the President of the United States, Gov. David Ige has ordered that the United States flag and the Hawai‘i state flag will be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol and upon all state offices and agencies as well as the Hawai‘i National Guard in the State of Hawai‘i, immediately -- until sunset on Sunday, May 24, 2020. This action is a mark of respect for the victims­­­­ of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

In addition – Gov. Ige orders the United States flag and the Hawai‘i state flag be flown at half-staff at the State Capitol and upon all state offices and agencies as well as the Hawai‘i National Guard in the State of Hawai‘i, on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2020 until noon.

The President proclaims Memorial Day a day of prayer for permanent peace and designates 11:00 a.m. as the hour in each locality that people might unite in prayer. He also asks that Americans observe the National Moment of Remembrance beginning at 3:00 p.m. local time Memorial Day.

The president’s proclamations:

Honoring the Victims of the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic

Memorial Day: Prayer for Peace

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