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RGA ad for Duke Aiona: “People want their leaders to be positive, not divisive and negative”
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RGA Ad: Duke Aiona A Leader Who Solves Problems

TV, Radio Spots Accompanied by www.RiseAndShineHI.com

“In these tough economic times, people want ideas and solutions.  Duke Aiona’s creation of the Drug Court is an example of finding a better way to improve lives.  People want their leaders to be positive, not divisive and negative.  That’s what Duke’s whole life has been about.” 

- Tim Murtaugh, Republican Governors Association

The Republican Governors Association today launched new television and radio advertisements highlighting the accomplishments of Lieutenant Governor Duke Aiona, Republican candidate for governor of Hawai’i, specifically his work fighting drugs to improve lives and make communities safer.  The ads are supported by an accompanying website, www.RiseAndShineHI.com as well as a Facebook page and Twitter feed.

“In these tough economic times, people want ideas and solutions,” said Tim Murtaugh, spokesman for the Republican Governors Association.  “Duke Aiona’s creation of the Drug Court is an example of finding a better way to improve lives.  People want their leaders to be positive, not divisive and negative.  That’s what Duke’s whole life has been about.”

Duke Aiona built the Hawai’i Drug Court and also wrote the Hawai’i Drug Control Plan.  His ideas would lead to safer neighborhoods, meaningful sentencing, and tough penalties for the worst offenders.

“Judge” – TV – 30-Seconds

Announcer: His ideas reduced drugs in Hawai’i.  As a judge, Duke Aiona built the Hawai’i drug court.  He authored the Hawai’i Drug Control Plan. 

Duke Aiona: It was really about real people who had real problems that needed real solutions.

Announcer: Duke’s ideas would lead to safer communities, meaningful sentencing and tough penalties for the worst offenders.  His ideas saved lives.  Rise and shine, Hawai’i.

“Judge” – Radio – 60-Seconds

Announcer: Duke Aiona’s ideas reduced drugs in Hawai’i.Judge Duke Aiona built the Hawai’i drug court … authored the Drug Control Plan.

Duke Aiona: We were one of the first drug courts to really cultivate and develop a special type of program. I was appointed to the Family Court bench.  It was a defining moment for me, in which I understood at that point in time that it was really about real people who had real problems that needed real solutions.

Announcer: Duke’s ideas would lead to safer communities, meaningful sentencing and tough penalties for the worst offenders.  Duke Aiona’s ideas saved lives.  Rise and shine.  Learn more at RiseAndShineHI.com.

Paid for by Republican Governors Association, P.O. Bob 96746, Washington, DC 20077.  Not authorized by any candidate.

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