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Non-Essential State Employees on O‘ahu and Kaua‘i Granted Administrative Leave on Monday

July 26, 2020, 3:16 PM HST
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Gov. Ige announced today that he is granting non-essential state employees on O‘ahu and Kaua‘i administrative leave as the state prepares for severe weather resulting from Hurricane Douglas. State offices on O‘ahu and Kaua‘i will be closed on Monday, July 27, 2020. Non-essential workers affected by the office closures should not report to work and will be granted administrative leave.

However, employees who fall into one of the following categories are required to report to work, unless it is determined that the employee can be excused:

Departmental Disaster/Emergency Coordinators
Disaster Response Workers
Employees whose work involves continuing crucial operations/services, such as hospital workers, correctional workers, etc.
All other employees should not report to work on Monday, July 27, 2020.
Links to closure announcements:

State Dept. of Human Resources Management Memorandum granting administrative leave for severe weather on Oʻahu and Kauaʻi
Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald’s announcement about Judiciary closures on Oʻahu and Kauaʻi
UH Campuses announcement for Oʻahu and Kauaʻi
Department of Education announcement for Oʻahu and Kauaʻi campuses

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