Hawai‘i to Lower Flags in Honor of Mass Shooting Victims

April 16, 2021, 11:48 AM HST
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Another mass shooting has stolen the lives of several US citizens and ravaged the lives of even more. By order of the President of the United States and Governor David Ige, Hawai‘i will pay its respects.

The United States flag and the Hawai‘i state flag will fly 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 Tuesday, April 20, 2021.

The action is to honor the victims involved in a mass shooting in Indianapolis that left eight people dead and several more wounded. 

“I’m saddened to hear the news of yet another mass shooting in the United States,” said Gov. David Ige. “Our hearts go out to the victims lost in this senseless tragedy, and their families who are left to grieve.”

The president’s proclamation can be found here.


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