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Hawaiʻi flags lowered to mourn Texas victims

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At the direction of the President of the United States, Governor Josh Green, M.D. has ordered the United States flag and the Hawaiʻi state flag to be flown at half-staff following gun violence in Texas.

The flag order is for flags at the State Capitol and all state offices and agencies as well as the Hawaiʻi National Guard in the State of Hawaiʻi, from the time of this order on Monday, May 8, through sunset on Thursday, May 11, 2023.

“We lower the flags in solemn remembrance of the victims of gun violence in Allen, Texas and with healing wishes for all the families and loved ones who are hurting,” said Gov. Green. “Every leader in America needs to work together to prevent these kinds of tragedies from happening.”


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