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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 ...
Read More Lt. Governor Chin Meets with William S. Richardson School of Law Summer Program Students

Lt. Governor Chin kicked off the Hawaii Foodbank’s Annual State Food Drive on February 21, 2018.  The Food Drive ran from March 17 – May 19, 2018.  In support of the Food Drive, the Lieutenant Governor’s Office and Chef Greg Christian of Beyond Green Partners raised $2,378.00 for the Hawaii Foodbank through its spaghetti plate ...
Read More Lt. Governor Chin Raises Money for the Hawaii Foodbank

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 ...
Read More Hawaii Joins 11 States to Ban Conversion Therapy for Minors

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 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 ...
Read More Lt. Governor Visits Department of Education School Food Services Branch

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. ...
Read More Senator Hirono Expresses Support for Local Products in Public School Lunches in Visit to Mililani High School