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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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  DOUGLAS S. CHIN LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR NEWS RELEASE   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 16, 2018 HAWAI‘I MEDICATION DROP BOX PROGRAM LAUNCHED   HONOLULU — Lieutenant Governor Doug Chin today announced, with members of state, county and federal agencies, a major statewide collaboration to ensure a more convenient way for the public to drop off unused prescription drugs ...
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   DOUGLAS S. CHIN LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR   NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 11, 2018 STATE EMPLOYEES BOLSTER THE HAWAI‘I FOODBANK WITH 379,503 MEALS   HONOLULU — Lieutenant Governor Doug Chin today presented a check to the Hawai‘i Foodbank that will provide 379,503 meals to help Hawai‘i families in need. As the state coordinator, Lt. ...
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Firearms Bills Become Law

Posted on Jul 11, 2018 in Featured, Latest News, Main

Yesterday, Governor Ige signed into law, SB2436, which requires the voluntary surrender of firearms and ammunition within 7 days (shortened from 30 days) after an individual is disqualified from gun ownership and SB2046, which prohibits the manufacture, importation, sale, transfer and possession of bump fire stocks, multi-burst trigger activators, and trigger cranks.  These measures will help ...
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  DOUGLAS S. CHIN LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR NEWS RELEASE   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 5, 2018 STATEWIDE STUDY REVEALS HOW TO “BEEF UP” THE ‘AINA PONO HAWAI‘I STATE FARM TO SCHOOL PROGRAM    HONOLULU — The ‘Aina Pono Hawai‘i State Farm to School Program has received much fanfare and recognition from students, farmers and state legislators ...
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  Lt. Governor Chin addressed Hawaii State Federal Credit Union (HSFCU) members and Friends of the Library members in attendance at the Friends of the Library of Hawaii 71st Annual Sale.  A strong supporter of the event, HSFCU also presented a check to the Friends of the Library of Hawaii.  Friends of the Library of Hawaii ...
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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 ...
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Lt. Governor Chin met with public high school students attending the William S. Richardson School of Law, Law and Justice Summer Program.  Participating students are learning about the field of law and the legal community.  They spent the day in the downtown area visiting the Capitol and the Supreme Court. Lt. Governor Chin shared with ...
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