I was the keynote speaker at the United Filipino Council of Hawaii Installation of Officers and Progress Awards. The event took place at the Filipino Community Center on November 2, 2018.
The UFCH is a statewide organization composed of six island Councils, namely Oahu, Kauai, Maui, Big Island, Molokai, and Lanai. Under these island Councils are approximately 350 unit organizations, whose objectives include community development, leadership, educational scholarships and outreach programs, social events, and networking.
The UFCH sponsors the annual Progress Awards Program to recognize outstanding Hawaii residents of Filipino ancestry for their excellence and accomplishments in their field of expertise, as well as their dedication and service to the community-at-large. These individuals serve as inspirational role models for others with similar backgrounds, goals and characteristics. ... See MoreSee Less
Lt. Governor Chin had a wonderful time recently on the Big Island where he visited with school administrators, cafeteria staff and food producers involved with the ‘Aina Pono Hawaii State Farm to School Program. He met with Kohala Elementary Principal Danny Garcia, in the yellow shirt, and his staff at their school garden. He presented them […]
One of the goals for Lieutenant Governor Doug Chin has been to ensure that the ‘Aina Pono Hawaii State Farm to School Program expands and becomes sustainable for future generations. Here is his September 9th opinion piece in the Honolulu Star Advertiser: http://www.staradvertiser.com/2018/09/13/editorial/island-voices/column-from-farm-to-school-cafeteria-building-a-food-secure-hawaii/ During preparations for Hurricane Lane recently, Hawaii was ordered to close its […]
Recently, Lt. Governor Chin joined Burt Lum and Ryan Ozawa on Hawaii Public Radio’s Bytemarks Cafe to discuss the ʻAina Pono Hawaii State Farm to School Program. Also included were Mililani High School Vice-Principal Andrea Moore and 2017-18 President and Associated Students of Mililani High School 2017-2018 President Alyssa Yamada-Barretto. ʻAina Pono is the State […]