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Aiona thanks supporters

Aiona thanks supporters

Duke Aiona issued this statement after his loss to governor-elect Neil Abercrombie during Tuesday’s General Election: Aloha, I would like to extend my deepest thanks and appreciation for your support over the course of this campaign and throughout the years. We began this grassroots effort with a simple vision of doing what’s best for the […]

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Democrats take back Washington Place as Aiona falls to 10-term former Congressman

Election 2010: Abercrombie takes governor’s seat

Democrats take back Washington Place as Aiona falls to 10-term former Congressman

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Aiona, Finnegan tour island in bus

Aiona, Finnegan tour island in bus

MEDIA RELEASE Duke Aiona and Lynn Finnegan arrived Friday on the Big Island, where the candidates for Governor and Lt. Governor met and talked story with supporters and undecided voters across the island. The Duke and Lynn Express featured sign waving, rallies, talk stories and special guest appearances to drive home their plan to create […]

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Federal funds for 'Hot Water, Cool Rates'

Federal funds for ‘Hot Water, Cool Rates’

MEDIA RELEASE Lt. Gov. Duke Aiona has announced four of Hawaii’s top financial institutions will be providing a benefit of over $1.3 million dollars for Hot Water, Cool Rates, a new solar water-heater loan interest-buydown program. Hot Water, Cool Rates is an incentive program that enables homeowners to save approximately $1,000 in interest when financing […]

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Duke and Lynn Express tours Waikoloa, Waimea, Honokaa, Laupahoehoe, Hilo during Friday visit

Aiona, Finnegan kick off statewide bus tour

Duke and Lynn Express tours Waikoloa, Waimea, Honokaa, Laupahoehoe, Hilo during Friday visit

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Aiona, Finnegan unveil college tuition assurance program

Aiona, Finnegan unveil college tuition assurance program

MEDIA RELEASE Duke Aiona and Lynn Finnegan have proposed a new program to keep parents from worrying about rising costs of college tuition and to encourage more of our young people to earn a college and career ready diploma. The proposal of a College Tuition Assurance Program would guarantee a four-year fixed tuition rate for […]

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Governor candidates to debate in Kona (Oct. 18)

Governor candidates to debate in Kona (Oct. 18)

MEDIA RELEASE Former Congressman Neil Abercrombie and Lt. Gov. James Duke Aiona have agreed to attend the only governor candidate debate on the Big Island. The forum is 6-7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, at Kealakehe High School. The evening begins at 5 p.m. with food sales by Tante’s Restaurant as a benefit for Rotary Sunrise […]

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Aiona, Finnegan unveil agenda for Native Hawaiian Issues

Aiona, Finnegan unveil agenda for Native Hawaiian Issues

MEDIA RELEASE Duke Aiona and Lynn Finnegan have unveiled their policy agenda for Native Hawaiian issues. First as a judge, and later as Lieutenant Governor, Aiona has been instrumental in advancing Hawaiian causes and tackling issues that disproportionately affect the Hawaiian community. An Aiona-Finnegan Administration will advocate for approval of the Akaka Bill and a […]

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Aiona, Finnegan announce agenda for justice

Aiona, Finnegan announce agenda for justice

MEDIA RELEASE Duke Aiona and Lynn Finnegan have announced their policy agenda for the Judicial Branch of the State of Hawaii. An Aiona-Finnegan Administration will champion an accessible and impartial judicial system for all of Hawaii’s citizens; focus the role of prisons and state law enforcement agencies; be a strong advocate for fair, consistent and […]

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Aiona, Finnegan announce grassroots coalition team

Aiona, Finnegan announce grassroots coalition team

MEDIA RELEASE Duke Aiona and Lynn Finnegan have announced the leaders of their statewide grassroots coalitions. “These coalitions play an important role in our campaign and help get out our message to a diverse community,” said Aiona. “They bring issue expertise and a broad array of experiences that will expand our resources and spread our […]

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Aiona, Finnegan announce affordable housing plan

Aiona, Finnegan announce affordable housing plan

MEDIA RELEASE Duke Aiona and Lynn Finnegan have issued their policy agenda for affordable housing in Hawaii. “Everyone deserves a safe and affordable place to live,” said Duke Aiona. “We have a responsibility to encourage the construction of more affordable housing while keeping down the financial burden on our citizens.” An Aiona-Finnegan Administration will restore […]

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'Protect Hawaii's Keiki: Stop Flu at School' begins Oct. 12

‘Protect Hawaii’s Keiki: Stop Flu at School’ begins Oct. 12

MEDIA RELEASE Protect Hawaii’s Keiki: Stop Flu at School program is offering free flu vaccine in 329 public, private, and charter schools this fall. “By vaccinating our children against the flu, we can help reduce the number of lost school days due to illness,” Lt. Gov. Duke Aiona said. “The continuing success of this program […]

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Aiona on Hawaii visitor statistics

Aiona on Hawaii visitor statistics

MEDIA RELEASE Lt. Gov. Duke Aiona issued the following statement regarding Hawaii visitor statistics for August, which showed that visitor arrivals increased by 11.8 percent and spending increased 30 percent compared to last year: “Last month’s visitor statistics indicate that arrivals are stabilizing and visitor spending is trending upward, which is an encouraging sign for […]

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Schedule of governor debates tentatively set

Schedule of governor debates tentatively set

MEDIA RELEASE Lt. Governor Duke Aiona has announced he has conditionally accepted eight debates and forums in the general election for Governor, and he is negotiating with other organizations to accept more. “Unfortunately, my opponent was unwilling to answer my challenge to debate in-depth the critical issues facing our working families and small businesses,” Aiona […]

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