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Collaborative partnership of Hawaiʻi leaders working together to advance sustainability
Collaborative partnership of Hawaiʻi leaders working together to advance sustainability

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Congratulations to +Audrey Newman, Senior Advisor to Hawai'i Green Growth and the Global Island Partnership, for receiving an inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award at the 9th Pacific Islands Conference for excellence in Pacific environmental leadership. On behalf of us all, mahalo for your inspirational work, your vision, and all you do for islands everywhere.

read more: http://www.sprep.org/general-news/pacific-islands-environment-leadership-awards
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Governor Neil Abercrombie accepted Ambassador Jumeau’s invitation to join the Global Island Partnership and “step up and step forward as an island leader” with an international commitment to sustainability.

"Hawaiʻi will join the Global Island Partnership to share Hawaiʻi’s successes and learn from other islands,” said Governor Abercrombie at the Washington Place reception to welcome Ambassador Jumeau on September 10th.
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President Obama appointed Governor Abercrombie to a Task Force on Climate Preparedness and Resilience. The State of Hawaiʻi will now be a part of the national discussion on addressing the impacts of climate change

http://governor.hawaii.gov/blog/president-obama-appoints-gov-abercrombie-to-task-force-on-climate-preparedness-and-resilience/
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Hawaiʻi joins the Majuro Declaration for Climate Leadership as the first sub-national government to make commitments to climate change mitigation and adaptation.

http://governor.hawaii.gov/blog/hawaii-signs-onto-majuro-declaration-as-u-s-climate-leader/

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Hawai'i Green Growth highlighted "bright spots" or inspiring examples of collaborative initiatives advancing sustainability at the Hawai'i Conservation Conference 2013.

Story from Kanu Hawai'i: https://www.kanuhawaii.org/story/?id=13763283176513450
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