Governor’s Office – Statement by Gov. David Y. Ige on the passing of Uncle George Downing

Posted on Mar 7, 2018 in Latest News, Press Releases

“Uncle George Downing was a great Hawaiian man who loved and worked to protect the waters of our island state. He was one of the beach boys who taught us to Live Aloha, and by following his example, we can make Hawaiʻi a better place. He was a personal friend, and Dawn and I will miss him. We send our aloha to his ʻohana.”

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