Governor Ige to advance Hawaiʻi issues at Western Governors’ Association Winter Meeting in Nevada
HONOLULU – Gov. David Ige is traveling to Las Vegas, Nevada this week to attend the Western Governors’ Association’s (WGA) Winter Meeting. The governor’s active participation in the WGA allows issues of importance to Hawai‘i to be discussed and elevated on the national level.
The governor will take part in key sessions on cutting edge energy innovations with a preview of future technology that will help Hawai‘i achieve 100 percent renewable energy. He will also participate in a session on precision agriculture in which farmers and ranchers are using technology to support innovation and growth.
Gov. Ige will travel to Nevada on Wednesday, Dec. 11 and return to Hawai‘i on Sunday, Dec. 15. Lt. Gov. Josh Green will serve as acting governor while Gov. Ige is out of state.