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Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Senate Approves Assisted Suicide and Mandatory Abortion Promotion—How They Voted
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 1:57 AM :: 4185 Views :: First Amendment, Health Care, Life

Both bills will now crossover to the House where the process will begin again....

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Thursday, March 02, 2017
Senate Judiciary and Labor Passes Assisted Suicide Bill Out of Committee
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 4:45 AM :: 3190 Views :: Health Care, Life

The bill will now move to the full Senate floor for a vote....

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Thursday, February 16, 2017
How They Voted: Assisted Suicide Bill Passes First Committee
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 2:28 PM :: 3378 Views :: Health Care, Life

The Senate Committee on Commerce, Consumer Protection & Health passed the assisted suicide (SB1129) out of committee on February 15, 2017....

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Wednesday, February 08, 2017
Lawyer-Enrichment Bills on the Move—Require Pro-Life Pregnancy Centers to Promote Abortion
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 10:03 AM :: 4262 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Life

...passage will open doors for lawsuits as it has done in California....

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Wednesday, February 01, 2017
HB663 and SB501: Force Pro-Life Pregnancy Centers to Promote Abortion
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 4:14 AM :: 4749 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Life

...not only will the government tell faith-based pregnancy centers what they CANNOT say, they will now also tell them what they HAVE to say....

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Sunday, January 29, 2017
Duke Aiona: “What is Your Legislator Pushing?”
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 2:10 PM :: 4510 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Life

Legislative Agenda for Your Life: Abortion, legalized drugs, transsexual children, gambling, and suicide ....

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Tuesday, September 13, 2016
AskMeFirst#—Open women’s facilities to men? Women Speak Out
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 4:21 AM :: 3570 Views :: Education K-12, Family

“Ask Me First” is a campaign to draw attention to the stories of women and children....

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Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Duke Aiona Legislative Wrapup
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 4:00 PM :: 4955 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Hawaii State Government, Life a recent Star-Advertiser online poll, 50% of respondents gave the 2016 Legislative Session a “D” or “F” grade....

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Friday, April 29, 2016
Duke Aiona Legislative Update April 28, 2016
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 4:47 PM :: 4084 Views :: Family, First Amendment

...From Hawai'i Family Advocates....

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Wednesday, March 02, 2016
Duke Aiona Legislative Update March 1, 2016
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 2:32 AM :: 5334 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Life

From Hawai'i Family Advocates....

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Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Duke Aiona Open Letter to Donald Trump
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 5:07 PM :: 7308 Views :: Family, First Amendment, Life, Politicians, Republican Party

...After years of describing yourself as “pro-choice in every respect”—even supporting partial-birth abortion—you now say that you are pro-life....

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Friday, December 18, 2015
Hawaii Family Advocates Gears up for 2016 Legislative Session
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 7:39 PM :: 4658 Views :: Family, Life

HFA’s vision is creating a community where families are strong, all human life is valued and religious liberty flourishes....

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Saturday, June 27, 2015
Hawaii Family Advocates Responds to Gay Marriage Ruling
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 1:25 AM :: 3972 Views :: Family, First Amendment
Could non-profit organizations face revocation of their tax-exempt status if they say that marriage is between one man and one woman?
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Saturday, April 11, 2015
Marijuana, Gender-Opinion Birth Certificates, and Unsafe Places Head for Final Votes
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 2:14 PM :: 3842 Views :: Family, Drugs

Today is 2nd Decking, which means that all bills must be in their FINAL FORM so that the chamber they are in can vote on them....

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Friday, January 02, 2015
Aiona: Johanson Defection Solidifies Imbalance of State Government
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 4:07 PM :: 3976 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

Through his own admission, Johanson had no intention of beginning and finishing his term as a Republican....

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Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Duke Aiona: What's Next?
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 11:29 PM :: 4398 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party
A day does not go by without people from all walks of life approaching me to congratulate us for running a principled race and encouraging me to do it again!!!
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Friday, July 25, 2014
Aiona Endorses Three in OHA Race
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 4:47 AM :: 4532 Views :: OHA, Politicians, Republican Party

Landen Paikai, Jeremy Kama Hopkins and Keli‘i Akina....

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Monday, June 16, 2014
Aiona Proposes Homeless Court, Veterans Outreach
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 8:01 PM :: 3469 Views :: Homelessness

...Today, at Kaka‘ako Makai Gateway Park, Duke Aiona released details of his pioneering plans to address the homeless crisis in Hawai‘i....

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Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Duke Aiona Welcomes Candidates to 2014 Election
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 6:28 PM :: 2862 Views :: Politicians

"’s all the more important the people of Hawai‘i have an electoral field that offers balance and choice...."

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Duke Aiona Releases First Campaign Video
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 10:09 PM :: 3744 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

"A compelling spot..." -- Political Radar

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Friday, May 16, 2014
Duke Aiona: Have I done all I can do for the people of Hawaii?
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 6:18 AM :: 3594 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

...the last four years have done nothing to restore my trust in government....

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Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Duke Aiona: Our Road to Success
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 1:32 AM :: 4365 Views :: Politicians, Republican Party

In the past month we have put together our campaign team and developed our campaign strategy....

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Thursday, October 25, 2012
Duke Aiona Backs Candidates in Council, Legislative Races
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 4:25 PM :: 4640 Views :: Energy, Environment

... join me in supporting the following candidates who will bring bi-partisanship and balance to government ....

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Saturday, October 06, 2012
Duke Aiona Endorses George Fontaine: Passion, Character, Values
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 3:35 PM :: 2460 Views

As a freshman representative George is recognized for his passion in fighting for our environment, reforming our mortgage laws, and championing criminal legislation relating to cyber-crimes

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Thursday, September 27, 2012
Duke Aiona Endorses Richard Fale for HD 47
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 7:48 PM :: 5888 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Richard Fale is another young leader that I am proud to support in the upcoming election. Vivian and I know the sacrifices that it takes to be a public servant and Richard Fale has been a servant leader throughout his young adult life....

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Monday, September 24, 2012
Lingle Hosting Campaign Rallies at Six Oahu Schools
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 8:39 PM :: 5859 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

43 days left until the November 6th General Election!

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Thursday, September 20, 2012
Lauren Cheape: Organic and Genuine Representation
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 12:52 PM :: 6084 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

As a 4th generation farmer of Peterson’s Farm, Lauren will effectively serve as a voice for the agricultural community ....

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Thursday, September 20, 2012
Beth Fukumoto: Supporting the Leaders of Tomorrow
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 12:37 PM :: 5940 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment

Through her leadership and assistance State House Republicans were able to create, develop, and present a state budget proposal that would have balanced our state budget without raising taxes and/or fees!

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Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Duke Aiona Urges Support for Lingle in General Election
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 5:27 AM :: 4188 Views :: Energy, Environment

Linda Lingle has the heart and vision to be the leader Hawaii needs in Washington, D.C....

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Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Duke Aiona Endorses Kym Pine for Council
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 2:52 PM :: 6919 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12

As a resident of Honolulu City Council District 1, I am humbly asking you to support Kymberly Pine in her campaign for Honolulu City Council District 1....

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Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Duke Aiona Urges Supporters to Participate in GOP Primary, Vote for Lingle
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 9:35 PM :: 4125 Views :: Energy, Environment

I'm writing to ask you to support my good friend, Linda Lingle, in her campaign for the U.S. Senate....

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Saturday, May 19, 2012
Duke Aiona: I Remain Open to Future Run for Office
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 12:43 AM :: 4802 Views :: Energy, Environment

People often ask if I plan to run for elected office again, and I'm deeply humbled by their confidence in me. I have not made a decision about returning to public service, but remain open to the idea....

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Sunday, December 11, 2011
Duke Aiona Undecided About 2014
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 7:56 PM :: 6372 Views :: Energy, Environment

I don’t want to say, ‘I told you so’ but the person in office (Abercrombie) right now, leading our state, I believe that he fooled a lot of people. The thought they saw a heart in this guy, but that wasn’t true.…

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Tuesday, August 16, 2011
Duke Aiona: I will not run for Congress in 2012, will Decide on 2014 Gubernatorial Run
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 9:13 PM :: 4872 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

I will not run for Congress in 2012.... When the time is right, I will decide whether to run for Governor in 2014.

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Monday, November 01, 2010
The Morning after the Election
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 6:29 PM :: 4756 Views :: Energy, Environment

The election will be over, and we'll either elect balanced, honest and fiscally responsible leaders who have a detailed plan for more jobs, a stronger economy and better education, or we'll allow the big government, big spending, tax increasing political culture of Washington into Hawai‘i.

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Sunday, October 31, 2010
Hawaii Tribune-Herald Endorses Duke Aiona and Lynn Finnegan
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 9:38 PM :: 7552 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Energy, Environment

"This campaign is about providing balanced, honest and fiscally responsible leadership for real solutions that will benefit all of Hawai‘i. We sincerely appreciate the endorsements of the Hawai‘i Tribune-Herald, Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Hawai‘i, and Hawai‘i Island Contractors' Association.”

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Sunday, October 24, 2010
Aiona: Campaigns are won by those who work hardest over the last seven days
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 3:25 PM :: 4694 Views :: Energy, Environment

"Campaigns in Hawai‘i are won by those who work hardest over the last seven days, and our grassroots supporters are reaching out to every voter in the state who believes Hawai‘i's best days are still ahead.

"If this survey were taken after the debate Friday night, respondents would have seen that my opponent is not being honest with the people of Hawai‘i. He will either cut programs or raise taxes to pay for his promises to grow government at the expense of small businesses."

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Saturday, October 23, 2010
Aiona: "My opponent will cut programs or raise taxes”
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 4:51 PM :: 4549 Views :: Energy, Environment

"Nothing in his plan would immediately create private sector jobs. Government doesn't create the types of jobs that fuel our economy over the long term, but as Governor, I'll make it easier for our small businesses that do create jobs."

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Friday, October 22, 2010
Aiona encouraged by 1,400 new construction jobs, will expedite projects worth $946M
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 2:59 PM :: 5033 Views :: Energy, Environment

"It is especially encouraging to see about 1,400 more jobs last month in the construction industry. To facilitate immediate private sector job creation, Lynn and I will expedite $946 million of capital investment projects and use the small business preference and set-aside to expend over $200 million on local procurement."

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Friday, October 08, 2010
Aiona: US unemployment numbers undermine availability of federal dollars
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 5:19 PM :: 5708 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

"The high unemployment rate at the federal level is a serious concern, especially because my opponent's plan for Hawai‘i depends on dwindling federal deficit-financed dollars."

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Tuesday, October 05, 2010
Duke Gets Flu Shot: “Comments misconstrued by media”
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 2:02 AM :: 5482 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Energy, Environment

"My comments about flu vaccine have been taken out of context and misconstrued by members of the media as well as supporters of my opponent's campaign.

“I've talked with many health care professionals and reviewed the benefits and risks of flu vaccinations. I just got my flu shot."

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Wednesday, September 15, 2010
Aiona: My Appointed BoE would make Audit a top priority
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 7:09 PM :: 4201 Views :: Energy, Environment

"The public deserves to have a comprehensive audit by an independent firm that is not connected to the State Legislature or other vested interests....

"A new Board of Education appointed by the Governor could make this one of its first actions, which would help keep the audit from getting bogged down in the State Legislature and the current Board of Education.

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Saturday, September 11, 2010
Aiona: “Loyalty, duty and self-sacrifice prevailed over fear, uncertainty and sadness.”
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 2:30 PM :: 8480 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics, World News, Family

Ordinary people turned into heroes in the face of danger, displaying extraordinary acts of courage, selflessness and aloha.

New York City firefighters, policemen and port authority officers, active duty military and reservists, and Department of Defense civilians answered the call without hesitation, risking their lives for their fellow citizens.

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Thursday, September 09, 2010
Aiona: Lower revenue projection requires “state to spend within its means”
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 2:29 PM :: 4009 Views :: Energy, Environment

“As Governor, one of my first acts will be to propose a fiscally responsible biennium budget based largely on the latest projections that will allow our state to spend within its means.

“It may take several years before general fund revenues return to pre-recession levels, which is why it is so important for the next Governor to hit the ground running in the right direction.

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Friday, September 03, 2010
Aiona: Hawaii’s economic recovery being slowed at federal level
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 6:09 PM :: 6645 Views :: Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

"Instead of an over-reliance on government spending, we must continue to focus our efforts on cultivating a business-friendly environment that creates job opportunities and instills confidence and transparency in government.

"Government doesn't create the jobs that fuel our economy over the long term, but we can make it easier for those who do."

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Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Aiona: “Chairman Ka’auwai’s personal comments are seen as divisive”
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 12:01 AM :: 4416 Views :: Energy, Environment

HONOLULU - Lt. Governor Duke Aiona today issued the following statement regarding a personal letter that was sent by Hawai‘i Republican Party Chairman Jonah Ka‘auwai to his supporters....

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Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Aiona: RTTT selection result of shared commitment to education reform
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 10:28 AM :: 8042 Views :: Maui County, Education K-12, Energy, Environment, National News, Ethics

“We outlined an ambitious vision and long-overdue public education reform goals for our state, which included assisting struggling schools, improving school performance from kindergarten to college, and ensuring that all of our students are equipped and prepared to enter both college and the working environment.

“This is an historic opportunity, and we must continue to work together to implement the reforms necessary to cultivate a brighter future for our young people.”

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Sunday, August 22, 2010
Aiona thanks Case “for his remarks about my candidacy”
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 12:01 PM :: 4211 Views :: Energy, Environment

"Now, Ed has written a thoughtful and courageous letter to his supporters about why he is endorsing Neil Abercrombie over Mufi Hannemann in the Democratic primary. Ed is candid in describing Mufi as "the product and clear choice of a political machine that must end" and "the most dangerous politician in a generation."

"I would like to personally extend my thanks and appreciation to Ed for his remarks about my candidacy. Ed Case and I differ on a variety of issues, but we want to serve the people of Hawai`i with honesty and integrity to the best of our experience and abilities."

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Friday, August 06, 2010
Aiona challenges Hannemann and Abercrombie to speak up on Leonard confirmation
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 9:30 PM :: 4187 Views :: Energy, Environment

“Judge Leonard was more than qualified, as evidenced by her unanimous approval as appellate judge and the outpouring of testimony from the legal community in support of her appointment to Chief Justice.

“I call on my potential opponents and Hawai‘i’s other candidates to join me in strongly objecting to this misguided decision.

“The people of Hawai‘i deserve principled decision-makers, not political partisans.”

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Sunday, August 01, 2010
Duke Aiona: “Creating jobs now”
By Lt Gov Duke Aiona @ 1:33 PM :: 4341 Views :: Energy, Environment

As Governor, I will:

  • Cut red tape and unnecessary regulatory burdens
  • Keep taxes low to promote a business-friendly environment
  • Invest in human capital to compete in the global economy
  • Develop new economic sectors in naturally competitive areas
  • Transform Hawai`i into a world model for clean energy
  • Accelerate infrastructure modernization projects: airports, harbors, highways, and broadband
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