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Details of Abercrombie Schatz confirmation ceremonies finalized

December 3, 2010, 7:55 AM HST
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By Wendy Osher

Gov.-Elect Neil Abercrombie and Lt. Gov.-Elect Brian Schatz have released details of their planned confirmation ceremonies on the neighbor islands including times and locations.

Neil Abercrombie November 2010 Maui Visit. File Photo.

The Molokai Event takes place next Wednesday, December 8th from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Kalanianaole Hall in Kalamaula.  Seating and parking is limited.  The Lanai Event will be held next Thursday, December 9th from 9 to 11 a.m. at the ILWU Hall in Lanai City.  And the Maui Event takes place Saturday December 11, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lahainaluna High School Football Field.

The theme of the celebrations is “E Ho`omalu O Hawai`i,” which means “To Protect Hawai`i.”

The complete list is as follows:


MOLOKAI:  Wednesday, Dec. 8, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Kalanianaole Hall in Kalamaula.  Contact:  Beverly Pauole-Moore, [email protected] Notes:  Open to the public but seating is limited. Parking is limited at the Hall with more parking available on the highway road.


LANAI:  Thursday, Dec. 9, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Hall in Lanai City.  Contact:  Leticia Castillo, [email protected]

MAUI:  Saturday, Dec. 11, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Lahainaluna High School Football Field, 980 Lahainaluna Rd.  Contact:  Yuki Lei Sugimura, [email protected]

HAWAII ISLAND, Ka`u:  Sunday, Dec. 12, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the Plantation House in Pahala.  Contact: Patti Cook, 808-937-2833


HAWAII ISLAND, Waimea:  Monday, Dec. 13, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., at Kuhio Hale (Hawaiian Homes Hall).  Contact: Patti Cook, 808-937-2833.

KAUAI:  Wednesday, Dec. 15, 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., at Hikina a ka la Heiau, Wailua.  Contact:  Dennis Esaki, 808-652-0912.  Notes:  Parking is available at Lydgate Park.

The neighbor island confirmation ceremonies follow the official inauguration and swearing in event on Oahu, set for Monday, December 6th, 2010.

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