Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 28, 2021 Lieutenant Governor Josh Green released the following statement: I support the Deputy Attorney General’s proposed order that the Navy must drain its underground tanks at Red Hill and address safety deficiencies at the facility before seeking state permission to resume operations. In its aging state, the facility poses an ...
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Building Industry Sponsored Non-Profit Builds Permanent Homes for Neighbors in Need Honolulu, HI (November 16, 2021) – Lieutenant Governor Josh Green announces the dedication of the State’s first master-planned kauhale to address homelessness. Located in Kalaeloa, the kauhale is a “pocket” or micro-community comprised of 37 homes, community farming gardens, an outdoor multi-purpose pavilion, barbecue ...
Read More Amid Pandemic, HomeAid Hawai‘i Completes State’s First Master-Planned Kauhale for Homelessness: Kama’okū

  https://www.facebook.com/LtGovJoshGreen/videos/2213905182256784/   A large portion of Hawaii’s homeless population suffers from schizophrenia, severe substance abuse, or other incapacitating mental illnesses.  The sad reality is that most of these people will continue to suffer for years while their mental and physical health deteriorates. Psychiatrist Dr. Chad Koyanagi, along with a team from The Institute for Human ...
Read More “PRESCRIBING HOPE PART II: TRAPPED ON THE STREETS” DOCUMENTS HAWAII’S SEVERELY MENTALLY ILL HOMELESS

January 11, 2019 Wai’anae, Hawaii Lieutenant Governor Josh Green toured a potential re-location site for the Pu’uhonua o Wai’anae homeless encampment. The Lieutenant Governor, joined by Representative Cedric Gates who represents the 44th district, toured the  parcel of land in Ka’ala Valley which is being considered as a possible re-location site for the community living at the ...
Read More LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR JOSH GREEN TOURS POTENTIAL NEW SITE FOR PU’UHONUA O WAI’ANAE ENCAMPMENT

OFFICE OF THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR STATE OF HAWAII STATE CAPITOL HONOLULU, HI 96813 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 22, 2019 Media Contact:         Chelsea Lockridge            (808)586-0292 LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR GREEN RESPONDS TO BEING NAMED POINT PERSON FOR PRIVATE SECTOR PARTNERSHIPS ON HOMELESSNESS BY GOVERNOR IGE IN HIS STATE OF THE ...
Read More LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR GREEN RESPONDS TO BEING NAMED POINT PERSON FOR PRIVATE SECTOR PARTNERSHIPS ON HOMELESSNESS BY GOVERNOR IGE IN HIS STATE OF THE STATE ADDRESS

Lieutenant Governor Green Delivers Key Note Speech at Maui County Council Inauguration January 2nd, 2019 Wailuku, Maui   The 2019-2021 Maui County Council, along with newly elected Mayor Mike Victorino, were sworn in on January 2nd in the Council Chambers in Wailuku.  Maui’s newest Council Members include community organizers, devoted parents to children with developmental disabilities, grandparents, environmentalists, housing ...
Read More LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR JOSH GREEN DELIVERS KEY NOTE SPEECH AT MAUI COUNTY COUNCIL INAUGURATION