Aiona campaign schedules 20 community meetings

James "Duke" Aiona
James "Duke" Aiona

HONOLULU (AP) - Lieutenant Governor James "Duke" Aiona is planning 20 campaign meetings in as many communities over the next two months as the primary and general elections approach. Aiona, who is seeking the Republican nomination for governor against Honolulu lawyer John Carroll, said Tuesday the meetings are designed to hear the concerns from constituents and to give them a chance to hear his ideas.

The initial four sessions will take place before the September 18 GOP primary. The first is Wednesday in Lanai at the Lanai High and Elementary School on Fraser Avenue in Lanai City. There will be sessions on Kauai on Thursday, Maui on Friday and on September 16 in Kapolei.

The remainder are set for later in September and through October. The general election is November 2.

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