Governor’s Office – Media Advisory – Island Leadership promotes global goals, local action day (4/18/19 at 2 pm)Posted on Apr 17, 2019 in Latest Department News, Office of the Governor Press Releases
WHAT: ISLAND LEADERSHIP PROMOTES GLOBAL GOALS, LOCAL ACTION DAY
In anticipation of Earth Day next week, Hawaiʻi’s leaders will celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Aloha+ Challenge, Hawaiʻi’s plan for implementing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, reaffirm the state’s commitment to an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable future, and reinforce Hawaiʻi’s role as a leader of island solutions to sustainability challenges.
Photo op: Island leaders will sign a document committing to working together and with community stakeholders to implement Global Goals Local Action Day on April 18, 2019.
WHO: Governor David Ige
Senate President Ron Kouchi, House Speaker Scott Saiki, other members of the Legislature
Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald
U.S. Senator Brian Schatz
Office of Hawaiian Affairs
Palau President Tommy E. Remengesau, co-chair of the Global Island Partnership
Other island country leaders
Celeste Connors, Executive Director, Hawaii Green Growth
Members of the public, private and civil society leaders
WHEN: Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 2 p.m.
WHERE: State Capitol, Rotunda
Media interested in interviews are asked to contact:
Governor’s office: Cindy McMillan at 808-586-0012 or [email protected]
State House: Carolyn Tanaka at 808-586-6133 or [email protected] for interviews with House leadership
State Senate: Richard Rapoza at 808-586-6261 or [email protected] for Senate leadership
Breanna Rose at 808-283-4256 for interviews with President Remengesau, county mayors and OHA
Piia Aarma at 808-221-2102 or [email protected] for interviews with Celeste Connors, executive director, Hawaii Green Growth Local 2030 Hub