Secretary Perdue in Hawaii

Perdue to speak at WGA and visit farms
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United States Department of Agriculture

Media Advisory

(Washington, D.C., December 10, 2018) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will be in Hawaii TOMORROW, Tuesday, December 11th and Wednesday, December 12th.

* NOTE: Media interested in attending any event must RSVP to press@oc.usda.gov by TODAY, Monday, December 10th at 5:00pm HT.

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Tuesday, December 11th

Secretary Perdue to visit W H Shipman Ltd. and participate in a roundtable discussion

WHAT: Secretary Perdue will visit the W H Shipman papaya field and participate in a roundtable discussion with papaya growers, orchid growers, and Hawaii agriculture leadership. Following the discussion, Secretary Perdue will hold a media availability.

WHEN: TOMORROW, Tuesday, December 11th beginning at 9:30 am HT

WHERE: W H Shipman Ltd., 16-523 Keaau-Pahoa Road, Keaau, HI 96749

Secretary Perdue to visit Parker Ranch and hold a lunch discussion

WHAT: Secretary Perdue will tour Parker Ranch and hold a lunch discussion with Cattlemen. Following the discussion, Secretary Perdue will hold a media availability.

WHEN: TOMORROW, Tuesday, December 11th beginning at 11:50 am HT

WHERE: Parker Ranch, 66-1304 Mamalahoa Highway, Waimea, HI 96743

Wednesday, December 12th

Secretary Perdue to deliver the keynote address at the Western Governors Association General Session

WHAT: Secretary Perdue will deliver the keynote address at the Western Governors Association and participate in a MOU signing with Governor of Hawaii David Ige and North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum. Following the signing, Secretary Perdue will hold a media availability.

WHEN: Wednesday, December 12th beginning at 9:15 am HT

WHERE: Fairmont Orchid, 1 N Kaniku Drive, Waimea, HI 96743