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The Oahu Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Poetry Award Ceremony is held annually to encourage students to seek and resolve conflicts through non-violent means and internalize these ideas through poetry.  Similar ceremonies are held on each island to recognize the winning students and present them with awards.   This year, student winners on Oahu represented more than 70 ...
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Throughout his 35 years in the United States Congress, U.S. Senator Daniel K. Akaka brought many of Hawaii’s most important issues to the national forefront.  Although many remember him as a champion of the Native Hawaiian community, he was also a strong advocate for many other constituencies, including students and educators, service members and veterans, ...
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Lt. Governor Chin welcomed Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Honolulu Director General Michael Tseng and Deputy Director James Huang.  Director General Tseng began his term in Honolulu On April 4, 2018.  Since his arrival, Director General Tseng has visited various Chinese and Taiwanese community organizations, as well as State and local government leaders to ...
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The Lt. Governor joined Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell at a press conference in announcing the most recent Point in Time count for homeless individuals throughout Hawaiʻi.  This year marked the second consecutive year where the homeless count has decreased in Hawaiʻi, 10% statewide, and the first decrease for the island of Oahu since 2009, 9.4%.  ...
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Lt. Governor Chin led the ‘Aina Pono Hawai‘i State Farm to School Program and Public-Private Partnerships Panel at this year’s Hawaiʻi Book and Music Festival at the grounds of Honolulu Hale.  Joining him on the panel were Joy Barua of Kaiser Permanente, Amy Asselbaye from the HMSA Foundation, Betsy Cole from the Kohala Center, and ...
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Lt. Governor Chin led the Opioid Crisis:  Integrative Approaches to Pain Management Panel at this year’s Hawaiʻi Book & Music Festival WELLNESS Program at the grounds of Honolulu Hale.  The panel was convened to bring awareness to the opioid crisis and integrative approaches to pain management.  Also participating on the panel were Keith Kamita, Dr. ...
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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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  Lt. Governor Doug Chin attended the National Lieutenant Governors Association (NLGA) Federal States Meeting in Washington, D.C., where he met with the nation’s Seconds-in-Command. During the meeting, NLGA members reviewed a multitude of topics, including the USDA’s work to promote prosperity in rural America, the Administration’s plan for prioritizing the investment in infrastructure throughout ...
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HONOLULU–  Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui spent the afternoon visiting with students in the After-School All-Stars program at Waianae Intermediate School.  He shared some encouraging words with the students and observed students in various programs, such as martial arts, soccer and music. After-School All-Stars Hawaii is a non-profit organization that provides free, quality comprehensive after-school programs ...
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