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On May 25, 2018, Governor Ige signed into law Senate Bill No. 270, which prohibits therapists from offering “sexual orientation change efforts” or “conversion therapy” to patients under the age of 18.  Hawaii joins 11 other jurisdictions to ban such practices. Lt. Governor Chin was a staunch supporter of SB270 and urged the Legislature to ...
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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 visited the Department of Education School Food Services Branch (SFSB) to thank Albert Scales, Dexter Kishida and the whole team for their enthusiasm and hard work on the ʻAina Pono Hawaii State Farm to School Program.  Working with the Lt. Governor’s Office and many public and private partners, SFSB has dedicated its ...
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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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DOUGLAS S. CHIN LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR   NEWS RELEASE  April 6, 2018 STATEMENT OF LT. GOVERNOR DOUG CHIN ON THE PASSING OF SENATOR DANIEL AKAKA   HONOLULU — Lieutenant Governor Doug Chin offers this statement: “Former U.S. Senator Daniel Akaka epitomized the true meaning of aloha.  He treated everyone with genuine kindness, grace and compassion.  We ...
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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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