HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES             H.C.R. NO. 208        
TWENTIETH LEGISLATURE, 1999                                H.D. 1
STATE OF HAWAII                                            
                                                             
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                     HOUSE  CONCURRENT
                        RESOLUTION

  EXPRESSING THE SUPPORT OF THE LEGISLATURE FOR THE MILLENNIUM
    PROJECT.



 1        WHEREAS, the goal of the coming millennium is to encourage
 2   each person on Earth in dedicating the third millennium as the
 3   "Millennium of Peace;" and
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 5        WHEREAS, the multi-ethnic and multi-cultural population of
 6   Hawaii sets an encouraging example for international
 7   understanding as all nations and peoples strive to live
 8   together in peace and harmony; and 
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10        WHEREAS, the spirit of Aloha is the gift of the Hawaiian
11   people to the world and the profound meaning it has for all of
12   the children on Earth with its message of love; and
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14        WHEREAS the President of the United States has admonished
15   the citizens and communities of America to develop and
16   implement millennium projects and celebrations; and
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18        WHEREAS, the United Nations has dedicated the year 2000 as
19   the Year of World Peace; now, therefore,
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21        BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the
22   Twentieth Legislature of the State of Hawaii, Regular Session
23   of 1999, the Senate concurring, that the Legislature joins in
24   and encourages all citizens and governments of the Earth to
25   join with the people of Hawaii in the spirit of Aloha to
26   dedicate the celebrations of the third millennium to peace and
27   understanding as "The Millennium of Peace" for all of Earth's
28   children; and
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30        BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that certified copies of this
31   Concurrent Resolution be transmitted to the President of the
32   United States, the President of the United States Senate, the
33   Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, the
34   members of Hawaii's Congressional Delegation, the Governor of
35   the State of Hawaii, and the United States Ambassador to the
36   United Nations.