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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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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 recently visited with Japanese Culture Center of Hawaii (JCCH) President and Executive Director, Carole Hayashino, staff and volunteers to view the JCCH’s new documentary film, “Voices Behind Barbed Wire, Stories of Hawaii Island.”  The film is one of four short documentaries about Japanese Internees from Hawaii that the JCCH has produced to ...
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‘AINA PONO FARM TO SCHOOL LOGO CELEBRATION  March 29, 2018 HONOLULU — Students at Mililani High School today celebrated the State’s ongoing ‘Aina Pono Farm to School Program. Nearly 3,000 meals are prepared in the school cafeteria and also delivered to the students at Mililani Uka and Mililani Waena Elementary Schools. Lieutenant Governor Doug Chin ...
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Lt. Governor Chin recently met with Korean Consul General Young Hoon Kang to discuss the Adoptee Citizenship Act of 2018, which will provide U.S. citizenship for adoptees, many of whom were born in Korea in the 1950s following the Korean War.  This bipartisan legislation, introduced by U.S. Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri and Senator Mazie ...
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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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Lt. Governor Chin served as a guest speaker for the Sociology Colloquium Series at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, School of Sociology.  Speaking to students and faculty, Lt. Governor Chin discussed preparing for the upcoming oral arguments scheduled for April 25, 2018 in the U.S. Supreme Court on the Trump Administration’s latest version of ...
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