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Aloha and Mabuhay! Lt. Governor Chin was honored to co-lead the 28th Goodwill and Trade Mission to the Philippines from October 14 to 23, 2018.  He’s very pleased to report the mission was a success. The delegation included dedicated members of the Filipino Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii (FCCH), led by the trade mission’s co-leader, ...
Read More LT. GOVERNOR DOUG CHIN CO-LEADS THE 28TH GOODWILL & TRADE MISSION TO THE PHILIPPINES

Lt. Governor Chin recently participated on panel discussions for the Pacific Islander Caucus, hosted by Esther Kiaʻaina, Executive Director, Pacific Basin Development Council, held at the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement Convention.  The objective was to educate communities on the overriding issues between Hawaii and the territories. The first panel discussion was to profile the ...
Read More LT. GOVERNOR DOUG CHIN TAKES PART IN PACIFIC ISLANDER CAUCUS PANEL DISCUSSIONS

Lt. Governor Chin recently spoke with Senior Capstone students at Punahou School about his career choices and what motivated him to become a public servant.  He was asked to share his personal journey so he described how his mother told him she never had to worry about him because he was always a careful child.  ...
Read More LT. GOVERNOR CHIN SPEAKS TO SENIOR CAPSTONE STUDENTS AT PUNAHOU SCHOOL

Lt. Governor Chin had a wonderful time recently on the Big Island where he visited with school administrators, cafeteria staff and food producers involved with the ‘Aina Pono Hawaii State Farm to School Program. He met with Kohala Elementary Principal Danny Garcia, in the yellow shirt, and his staff at their school garden. He presented them ...
Read More LT. GOVERNOR DOUG CHIN VISITS ‘AINA PONO RELATED SITES ON THE BIG ISLAND

Lt. Governor Chin recently attended “The Hawaii Experience: Improving Restitution Management, Helping Victims Recover” training and welcomed out-of-state representatives from Victim Compensation/Restitution programs and local stakeholders on Hawaii’s Restitution Management. The visiting participants were from California, New Mexico, Wyoming, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. Here are his remarks: This extensive training is to learn how we can ...
Read More LT. GOVERNOR DOUG CHIN SPEAKS AT THE HAWAII RESTITUTION MANAGEMENT TRAINING EVENT

Lt. Governor Chin was invited by the Public Administration Student Organization (PASO) at the University of Hawaii at Manoa to be on a panel to discuss topics such as Trump’s Muslim ban, the wall, Immigrant Children, Dreamers, and more. Dr. Amy Agbayani was the moderator and the other panelists were: Nandita Sharma, Sociology Associate Professor ...
Read More LT. GOVERNOR DOUG CHIN SPEAKS AT THE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION STUDENT ORGANIZATION PANEL

Lt. Governor Doug Chin attended a night of fellowship for the delegates of the 2017 and 2018 Filipino Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii (FCCH) Goodwill and Trade Missions.  For many, it was also the first anniversary and reunion of the 2017 Trade Mission, which includes Governor David Ige and First Lady Dawn Ige.  It was ...
Read More LT. GOVERNOR CHIN ATTENDS THE FILIPINO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF HAWAII TRADE DELEGATION RECEPTION

It was a beautiful day for a parade.  Lt. Governor Doug Chin was honored to be invited to take part in the 72nd Annual Aloha Festival Floral Parade. He also represented Governor David Ige and the State of Hawaii, as he rode in a snazzy Ford Mustang Cobra convertible  The 72nd Annual Floral Parade, which ...
Read More LT. GOVERNOR DOUG CHIN RIDES IN THE 72ND ANNUAL ALOHA FESTIVAL FLORAL PARADE

Lt. Governor Doug Chin recently welcomed Lu Qiming, the Vice Chairman of Guangzhou Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese, to the Ceremonial Room of the Office of the Lieutenant Governor.  They exchanged gifts and took photographs with the world-class artists from China, who performed the night before at the Hawaii premiere of “Embrace China” at the ...
Read More LT. GOVERNOR DOUG CHIN MEETS WITH VICE CHAIRMAN LU QIMING OF GUANGZHOU FEDERATION OF RETURNED OVERSEAS CHINESE AND THE “EMBRACE CHINA” DELEGATION

The Hawaii Opioid Initiative Strategic Planning event took place at the State Capitol Auditorium and began with a beautiful pule then Governor David Ige, who convened the statewide initiative in 2017, delivered opening remarks. Lieutenant Governor Doug Chin was invited to give an update on the Hawaii Medication Drop Box & Disposal Program. Other speakers ...
Read More LT. GOVERNOR DOUG CHIN ATTENDS THE HAWAII OPIOID INITIATIVE STATEWIDE TARGETED RESPONSE STRATEGIC PLANNING