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GOVERNOR’S OFFICE MEDIA ADVISORY: Bill Signing Ceremony for SB 882 Farm to School Month in Hawaii

Posted on Apr 25, 2017 in Latest Department News, Newsroom, Office of the Governor Press Releases

WHAT:              Bill Signing Ceremony for SB 882 – designating the month of      

October as Farm to School Month in Hawai‘i, bringing

attention and coordinated awareness to farm to school

programs across the state. This includes school gardens, efforts

to purchase Hawai‘i-grown products, nutrition and

health education, agricultural education in and out of the

classroom, and other activities that connect keiki to the ‘āina.

SB 882 will further align agricultural communities and state

activities with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s “National

Farm to School Month.” 

 WHO:                     Gov. David Ige

                                   Scott Enright, Chairperson, Hawai‘i Board of Agriculture

WHEN:                    Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 11 a.m.

WHERE:                   Capitol, 5th floor, Governor’s Ceremonial Room

We plan to live stream the event through the governor’s website.


Media Contacts:

Jodi Leong

Deputy Communications Director/Press Secretary

Office of the Governor

Office: 808-586-0043

Mobile: 808-798-3929

[email protected]


Cindy McMillan

Communications Director

Office of the Governor

Office: 808-586-0012

Mobile: 808-265-7974

[email protected]