Press Releases

  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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   DOUGLAS S. CHIN LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR   NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 11, 2018 STATE EMPLOYEES BOLSTER THE HAWAI‘I FOODBANK WITH 379,503 MEALS   HONOLULU — Lieutenant Governor Doug Chin today presented a check to the Hawai‘i Foodbank that will provide 379,503 meals to help Hawai‘i families in need. As the state coordinator, Lt. ...
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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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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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  DOUGLAS S. CHIN LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR NEWS RELEASE March 21, 2018   STATEMENT OF LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR DOUG CHIN IN SUPPORT OF RACHAEL WONG   HONOLULU — Lieutenant Governor Doug Chin offers this statement:   “I applaud my friend and colleague Rachael for her willingness to take a stand against sexual harassment, even in the face ...
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DOUGLAS S. CHIN LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR   NEWS RELEASE  March 28, 2018 STATEMENT OF LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR DOUG CHIN IN SUPPORT OF PAID FAMILY LEAVE HONOLULU — Lieutenant Governor Doug Chin offers this statement: “I support Senate Bill 2990, S.D.2, H.D. 1 to chart a path for Hawai‘i’s future where every ‘ohana and every worker will have ...
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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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‘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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SHAN TSUTSUI TO RESIGN AS LT. GOVERNOR HONOLULU – Shan S. Tsutsui announces his resignation as Lieutenant Governor, effective January 31, 2018.  He will be returning to Maui and will be joining Strategies 360, a public affairs, strategic communications and research firm with offices in Hawaii, 11 other Western states and Washington D.C as a ...
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HONOLULU – The Hawaii Farm to School Initiative is celebrating Farm to School Week by highlighting its pilot project at the Kohala Complex.  From October 2 to 5, the cafeteria is featuring local ingredients in its serving “Island Fresh First” lunch menu. Students at the Kohala Elementary, Intermediate and High schools will enjoy delicious, fresh ...
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