Linda Lingle (born Linda Cutter; June 4, 1953) was the sixth Governor of Hawaii. Lingle holds a number of distinctions: first Republican elected governor of Hawaii since the departure of William F. Quinn in 1962, first county mayor elected governor of Hawaii, first female governor of Hawaii, first Jewish governor of Hawaii; the first governor of Hawaii not to have any children; she has been married and divorced twice. During the 2004 Republican National Convention in New York City, Lingle served as chairwoman of the convention during the absence of permanent chairman Dennis Hastert from the convention floor. Prior to her gubernatorial administration, Lingle served as Maui County mayor, councilmember, and chaired the Hawaii Republican Party.
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... Teacher's Union
Former Governor Linda Lingle delivered a keynote address on Friday and strongly emphasized the need for greater school choice in Hawaii, while criticizing the Hawaii State Teachers Association and legislators of “maintaining the status quo”.
Lingle was the guest speaker at a luncheon sponsored by the Small Business Hawaii Entrepreneurial Education Foundation and the Grassroot Institution of Hawaii in celebration of influential economist Milton Friedman.This is the 6th year that the Hawaii groups joined other groups across the nation in holdng a Friedman ...
Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle may run for U.S. Senate.
The Republican governor said over the weekend that she will consider running for U.S. Senate in 2012. The seat is currently held by Democratic Senator Daniel Akaka.
Ms. Lingle told KITV, a local news network, that she hope to return to elected office she her term ends in December. She said she would take a "take a serious look" at the U.S. Senate in two years.
The Republican governor has been at the forefront of a number of national debates, including the debate over gay marriage. Earlier this year the Hawaii governor ...
Governor Linda Lingle has released $140 million to the University of Hawai‘i for the construction of the new University of Hawai‘i Cancer Center. The funds were released as preparations get underway for breaking ground on the new state-of-the-art facility on Thursday, Oct. 28. The Cancer Center is a research organization affiliated with the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. The new building will be constructed next to UH Mānoa’s John A. Burns School of Medicine in Kaka‘ako, creating opportunities for collaboration and development of the state’s ...
Election Night Parties – Statewide! (Tuesday, Nov. 6)
Join hundreds of volunteers and supporters to watch election results. Television news will be live from the party throughout the night! Come down to one of our Campaign Headquarters to help us celebrate this important election as we seek … Continue reading
On the Eve of Election Day
Aloha friends, What a tremendous outpouring of support we received, riding the trolley around Kailua, Lanikai, and Kaneohe on the Windward Side of Oahu. You would not believe the shakas and cheers, hollers and shouts of aloha we received from … Continue reading
Election Day is Here!
Aloha friends On October 11, 2011, I stood with Governor Linda Lingle as she announced her candidacy for Hawaii’s open U.S. Senate seat. Since then we have reconnected with old friends and made new ones statewide as we joined together with … Continue reading
Please join us at our election night parties to celebrate our accomplishments and watch the election returns live on TV: Oahu Election Night Party Maui Election Night Party West Hawaii Election Night Party East Hawaii Election Night Party Kauai Election … Continue reading