More than a dozen state workers were honored Friday by Governor Ige. They were recognized with the Governor’s Award, which honors state executive branch employees, managers and work teams, who show the highest caliber of public service and dedication to serving the public.
They include state manager of the year, Daniel Hanagami of the Dept. of the Attorney General, and employee of the year, airport firefighter Steve Keahi.
The HIV Data to Care team from the Health Department also won the state team of the year. The team of 13 adopted an innovative peer-based leadership method to treating patients with the HIV virus.