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Lieutenant Governor Doug Chin recently attended the first ever Global Green Island Summit (GGIS) on Jeju Island, South Korea, on behalf of Governor David Ige, and announced that the State of Hawai‘i will welcome four island governors in 2020 for the next Global Green Island Summit in Honolulu. “It was my honor to represent Governor ...
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Lt. Governor Doug Chin welcomed Father Julio Angkel who was appointed last year as the Coadjutor Bishop of the Diocese of the Caroline Islands.  Bishop Angkel is only the second Chuukese to be ordained in the history of the diocese that covers the Republic of Palau and the Federated States of Micronesia.  Bishop Angkel is ...
Read More Lt. Governor Chin Welcomes Bishop Julio Angkel

Lt. Governor Doug Chin welcomed Father Julio Angkel who was appointed last year as the Coadjutor Bishop of the Diocese of the Caroline Islands.  Bishop Angkel is only the second Chuukese to be ordained in the history of the diocese that covers the Republic of Palau and the Federated States of Micronesia.  Bishop Angkel is ...
Read More Lt. Governor Welcomes Bishop Julio Angkel of the Diocese of the Caroline Islands

  DOUGLAS S. CHIN LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR NEWS RELEASE   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 16, 2018 HAWAI‘I MEDICATION DROP BOX PROGRAM LAUNCHED   HONOLULU — Lieutenant Governor Doug Chin today announced, with members of state, county and federal agencies, a major statewide collaboration to ensure a more convenient way for the public to drop off unused prescription drugs ...
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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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The Oahu Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Poetry Award Ceremony is held annually to encourage students to seek and resolve conflicts through non-violent means and internalize these ideas through poetry.  Similar ceremonies are held on each island to recognize the winning students and present them with awards.   This year, student winners on Oahu represented more than 70 ...
Read More 19th Annual Oahu Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Poetry Awards

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