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                               Public Information Division
                               Department of Customer Services
                               City & County of Honolulu
                                523-4385 (www.co.honolulu.hi.us/)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 1, 2002 

WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH 2002 CELEBRATION 

          The Honolulu County Committee on the Status of Women will be encouraging females to register and vote when they host a kick-off reception for Women’s History Month on Thursday (March 7) from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Honolulu Hale. 

          Featured speakers at the reception will include Dr. Noenoe Silva from the University of Hawaii, Manoa, who will speak on the Ku’e Peitition; Former lieutenant governor Jean King will address the topic of the women’s vote in Hawaii; and Rainbow Wahine volleyball player Lily Kahumoku will talk about the importance of young women having a voice through voting.  Mayor Jeremy Harris will also provide brief welcoming remarks. 

          The theme of Women’s history month is “Strong Women, Stronger Hawaii.”  The commemoration includes an art exhibit in the courtyard of Honolulu Hale that will run from March 4 through 28.  The exhibit is of portraits on loan from the Foundation for Hawaii Women’s History and is open to the public from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

 

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