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ʻIn a ceremony honoring Hawaiʻi’s military, Lt. Governor Chin proclaimed May as Military Appreciation Month in Hawaiʻi, and asked the people of the Aloha State to join in honoring all military personnel who gave their lives in defense of our freedom and recognize the enormous and invaluable contributions our Armed Forces and their families make ...
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Lt. Governor Doug Chin and U.S. Senator Mazie Hirono visit Mililani High School to support the Aina Pono Hawaii State Farm to School Program. “The Aina Pono Farm-to-School Initiative and Harvest of the Month programs connect Hawaii’s agriculture community with our schools to supply our keiki with nutritious, locally grown school lunches,” Senator Hirono said. ...
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DOUGLAS S. CHIN LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR   NEWS RELEASE April 25, 2018   STATEMENT OF HAWAI‘I LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR DOUG CHIN ON TODAY’S ARGUMENTS BEFORE THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT  HONOLULU — Hawai‘i Lieutenant Governor Doug Chin attended this morning’s travel ban arguments before the United States Supreme Court and released this statement: “Today, the people of ...
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Lt. Governor Chin presented a check to the Hawaii Korean Culture Center (HKCC) for $1M at the organization’s annual golf tournament, signifying signifying the State’s commitment to the Korean Community and the construction of the Hawaii Korean Cultural Center.  Lt. Governor Chin expressed to the crowd that, as the son of immigrants, he values the ...
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Lt. Governor Chin addressed leaders and lawmakers at the 39th Annual Hawaii Prayer Breakfast at the Hilton Hawaiian Village last week.  He also honored the late U.S. Senator Daniel Akaka, who was a staunch supporter of the Hawaii Prayer Breakfast, as well as the National Prayer Breakfast, and served as the sole signatory on the ...
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Lt. Governor Chin met with students from the Mililani High School Student Senate, who recently spent time at the Capitol to garner support for the ʻAina Pono Hawaii State Farm to School Program.  Students also met with State Legislators seeking support for funding and legislation to continue and grow ʻAina Pono to provide fresh, scratch-cooked ...
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Lt. Governor Chin addressed the Kapiolani Park Preservation Society at its annual meeting on April 16, 2018 on the State’s view of Kapiolani Park as a public charitable trust and the current Office of the Attorney General’s recommendations to the Probate Court regarding Kapiolani Park. Founded in 1980, Kapiolani Park Preservation Society is dedicated to ...
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Lt. Governor Chin addressed the graduates at the Fifth Graduation Ceremony of the Hawaii Veterans Treatment Court.   The Hawaii Veterans Treatment Court was initiated by the First Circuit Judge Edward H. Kubo, Jr. in 2013.  The specialized court began with three defendants and has grown to nearly thirty defendants today as more and more ...
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Lt. Governor Chin participated in a blessing and groundbreaking for Hawaiian Electric Company’s West Loch Photovoltaic (PV) Project.  HECO will build, own, and operate a 20-megawatt solar facility at the Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam West Loch Annex.  In exchange for the land needed for the project, the Navy will receive in-kind consideration in the form ...
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Lt. Governor Chin, the UH Rainbow Wahine Soccer Team and many other sponsors offered a free soccer clinic to Maui youth on Saturday April 14, 2018.  The first 300 Maui youth to register were confirmed to participate, and the event was a wonderful opportunity for Maui keiki to meet the UH Wahine Soccer Team, Coaches ...
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