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Lingle appearance at UH Hilo political forum cancelled

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Date: Monday, September 30, 2002
Contact: Ginger Takeshita, (808) 974-7500

For Immediate Release

Gubernatorial candidate Linda Lingle will not participate in this week's political forum at the University of Hawai`i at Hilo as previously announced. Lingle was originally scheduled to appear at the Thursday, October 3, 2002 session focusing on candidates for Governor.

The forum, hosted by the UH Hilo and Hawai`i Community College student governments, is scheduled for Tuesday, October 1 through Friday, October 4, 2002 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Edwin H. Mookini Library Lanai. Candidates for the senate, house of representatives and county council, including State Representative Helene Hale, will be on hand to address the audience and answer questions. Voter registration will also take place.

The following schedule features:

* State Senate, Tuesday, October 1

* County Council, Wednesday, October 2

* Governor, Thursday, October 3

* House of Representatives, Friday, October 4

For additional information, please call (808) 974-7500.

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