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Aiona to attend Sayre Memorial Awards dinner (Sept. 4)

Aiona to attend Sayre Memorial Awards dinner (Sept. 4)

MEDIA RELEASE The 13th annual Daniel R Sayre Memorial Foundation Awards Dinner is Saturday, Sept. 4 at the Fairmont Orchid Hotel. Special guest is Lt. Gov. Duke Aiona. Silent auction starts at 4:30 p.m., followed by gourmet dinner and awards program. Tickets $80 per person. The foundation is dedicated to providing essential life-saving equipment and […]

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Adopt-A-School Day in Hawaii (Oct. 10)

Adopt-A-School Day in Hawaii (Oct. 10)

MEDIA RELEASE As part of the Hawaii Jaycees Adopt-A-School Day rally, Lt. Gov. Duke Aiona delivered remarks Saturday commending participants who have volunteered to support Hawaii’s public schools. Aiona also presented a Proclamation declaring Oct. 10 as ‘Adopt-A-School Day’ in Hawaii. “This event builds momentum leading up to Adopt-A-School Day on Oct. 10 and will […]

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Hawaii Island Family Health Center scoops up $140,000 to boost multi-disciplinary residency program

Aiona presents check to Hilo’s physician training program

Hawaii Island Family Health Center scoops up $140,000 to boost multi-disciplinary residency program

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Underage drinking prevention campaign honored

Underage drinking prevention campaign honored

MEDIA RELEASE Lt. Gov. James R. “Duke” Aiona, Jr. has congratulated the local More Than You Think (MTYT) campaign for its efforts to reduce underage drinking in Hawaii and for earning the 2010 Communicator Awards from the International Academy of the Visual Arts. With thousands of entries from around the world, the Communicator Awards is […]

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State initiatives continue to address homeless situation

State initiatives continue to address homeless situation

MEDIA RELEASE Initiatives to address the homeless problem in Hawaii have doubled under the Lingle-Aiona Administration. The improvements are reflected in the latest statistics from the state’s Homeless Management Information System, which provides an unduplicated count of homeless individuals over a 12-month period. In fiscal year 2009, 4,043 persons were moved into permanent housing through […]

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Law establishes minimum instructional time at public schools

Law establishes minimum instructional time at public schools

MEDIA RELEASE Lt. Gov. Duke Aiona, as acting governor, has signed into law, House Bill 2486, which establishes a minimum number of hours of instructional time for Hawaii public school students. “Hawaii is the only State in the nation that does not set by statute the minimum number of hours of instructional time a public […]

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Non-profits needed to fill out Summer Youth Employment Program

Non-profits needed to fill out Summer Youth Employment Program

Karin Stanton | Hawaii 24/7 Contributing Editor We’ve got the kids. Now we need some summer work for them. Lt. Gov. Duke Aiona was in Kona last week to talk up the Summer Youth Employment Program, which is using $3 million of federal stimulus money to put students to work. During his visit to the […]

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Summer Youth Employment Program signs up 1,200 so far

Summer Youth Employment Program signs up 1,200 so far

MEDIA RELEASE Lt. Gov. Duke Aiona has issued the following statement on the Summer Youth Employment Program, which provides young people, ages 14 through 23, job opportunities in government and non-profit agencies that pay $8 or more an hour: “More than 1,200 young people have signed-up statewide for the Summer Youth Employment Program. Our teens […]

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