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Lieutenant Governor Doug Chin recently attended the first ever Global Green Island Summit (GGIS) on Jeju Island, South Korea, on behalf of Governor David Ige, and announced that the State of Hawai‘i will welcome four island governors in 2020 for the next Global Green Island Summit in Honolulu. “It was my honor to represent Governor ...
Read More HAWAI‘I WILL HOST GLOBAL GREEN ISLAND SUMMIT IN 2020

C-SPAN, the Washington, D.C.-based pub­­­­lic affairs network, in coordination with Spectrum, brought the C-SPAN Bus to the Hawaii State Capitol as part of its 14-month 50 Capitals Tour.  Honolulu is the 39th capital city visit along the tour.  The C-SPAN Bus, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary, embarked on the 50 Capitals Tour in September ...
Read More Lt. Governor Chin Welcomes C-SPAN Bus at the Hawaii State Capitol

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 ...
Read More Lt. Governor Chin Discusses The ʻAina Pono Hawaii State Farm to School Program on Bytemarks Cafe

Lt. Governor Doug Chin welcomed Father Julio Angkel who was appointed last year as the Coadjutor Bishop of the Diocese of the Caroline Islands.  Bishop Angkel is only the second Chuukese to be ordained in the history of the diocese that covers the Republic of Palau and the Federated States of Micronesia.  Bishop Angkel is ...
Read More Lt. Governor Chin Welcomes Bishop Julio Angkel

The Chamber of Commerce Hawai‘i and Sen. Mazie K. Hirono sponsored the 5th anniversary of Hawai‘i on the Hill on June 12-13, 2018 in Washington DC.  The annual event showcases our State’s businesses and industries to policymakers on Capitol Hill.  Participants enjoyed an exciting and productive two-day agenda that included the opportunity for Hawai‘i businesses to ...
Read More 5th Anniversary of Hawaii on the Hill

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 ...
Read More 19th Annual Oahu Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Poetry Awards

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, ...
Read More Hawaii Bids Aloha to Senator Daniel K. Akaka

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 ...
Read More Lt. Governor Welcomes Director General Michael Tseng

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%.  ...
Read More Homelessness Decreases in Hawaiʻi

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 ...
Read More Funders’ Panel on ʻAina Pono Farm to School Program & Public-Private Partnerships