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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 ...
Read More Hawaii Korean Culture Center Receives Grant in Aid of Million

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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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 ...
Read More Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii to Screen Documentary film, “Voices Behind Barbed Wire, Stories of Hawaii Island”

‘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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