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Aiona to open East Hawaii campaign headquarters (May 13)

Aiona to open East Hawaii campaign headquarters (May 13)

MEDIA RELEASE Lt. Gov. Duke Aiona, Republican candidate for governor, will officially open his East Hawaii campaign headquarters to the public Thursday, May 13, at 5 p.m. Aiona will be on hand for the grand opening ceremony to deliver remarks and talk story with campaign supporters and their families at the new office, which is […]

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Smith: Furlough relief plan now up to BOE, HSTA

Smith: Furlough relief plan now up to BOE, HSTA

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Opinion: Lingle promotes, inspires women leaders

Opinion: Lingle promotes, inspires women leaders

The following letter was issued Wednesday, April 14: Recent criticism of Gov. Linda Lingle’s record of appointing women is completely off base, misinformed and political. When Lingle appoints an individual, she does not use a quota system as some such as the Hawaii Democratic Women’s Caucus and Democrat legislators appear to be advocating. Instead, she […]

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Lingle seeks state fiscal stabilization funds

Lingle seeks state fiscal stabilization funds

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Linda Lingle’s senior policy advisor testified Thursday before a joint Senate committee on the importance of establishing a State Fiscal Stabilization Fund that would ensure funds are available for future fiscal emergencies by building a reserve in periods of economic growth to offset any budget shortfall during future economic downturns. While the […]

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Governor's office refutes Toguchi's statements

Governor’s office refutes Toguchi’s statements

MEDIA RELEASE Linda Smith, the governor’s senior policy advisor, has refuted statements made by Board of Education (BOE) Chair Garrett Toguchi and again called on the BOE and Department of Education (DOE) to move forward on presenting her plan to the Hawaii State Teachers Association (HSTA) to use $50 million from the Rainy Day Fund […]

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Statement on returning children to the classroom

Statement on returning children to the classroom

MEDIA RELEASE The following statement was released Wednesday by Linda Smith, senior policy advisor, and Marie Laderta, director of human resources development: Gov. Linda Lingle has offered a viable compromise solution for the restoration of the 27 days currently slated to be furlough Fridays that will enable our children to return to school. To encourage […]

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