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State, counties to share Hawaii’s $78 million opioid settlement

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                                <strong>“I know firsthand how real this is, how many people have been really hurt by this, how many families have been destroyed.”</strong>
                                <strong>Rick Blangiardi</strong>
                                <em>Honolulu mayor</em>
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GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM

“I know firsthand how real this is, how many people have been really hurt by this, how many families have been destroyed.”

Rick Blangiardi

Honolulu mayor

CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Gov. David Ige held a news conference Tuesday at the state Capitol with Mayors Rick Blangiardi and Mike Victorino about the $78 million opioid settlement received. Victorino, attending by videoconference, right, said he welcomes the opportunity to work with the state and other counties to make the best use of settlement proceeds.
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CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

Gov. David Ige held a news conference Tuesday at the state Capitol with Mayors Rick Blangiardi and Mike Victorino about the $78 million opioid settlement received. Victorino, attending by videoconference, right, said he welcomes the opportunity to work with the state and other counties to make the best use of settlement proceeds.

STAR-ADVERTISER / 2020
                                <strong>Derek Kawakami: </strong>
                                <em>The Kauai mayor was among those who expressed thanks to officials who held pharmaceutical companies accountable, and said the spending plan gives families hope that more help is coming </em>
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STAR-ADVERTISER / 2020

Derek Kawakami:

The Kauai mayor was among those who expressed thanks to officials who held pharmaceutical companies accountable, and said the spending plan gives families hope that more help is coming

STAR-ADVERTISER / JUNE 8
                                <strong>Mitch Roth: </strong>
                                <em>Hawaii County’s mayor looks forward to the help in support of organizations already working to keep families safe and free from illicit substances such as opioids </em>
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STAR-ADVERTISER / JUNE 8

Mitch Roth:

Hawaii County’s mayor looks forward to the help in support of organizations already working to keep families safe and free from illicit substances such as opioids

ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2018
                                Hawaii will receive $78 million of a $26 billion settlement among the three biggest U.S. drug distribution companies and drugmaker Johnson & Johnson and thousands of states and municipalities that sued over the toll of the opioid crisis.
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ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2018

Hawaii will receive $78 million of a $26 billion settlement among the three biggest U.S. drug distribution companies and drugmaker Johnson & Johnson and thousands of states and municipalities that sued over the toll of the opioid crisis.

GEORGE F. LEE / GLEE@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                <strong>“I know firsthand how real this is, how many people have been really hurt by this, how many families have been destroyed.”</strong>
                                <strong>Rick Blangiardi</strong>
                                <em>Honolulu mayor</em>
CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Gov. David Ige held a news conference Tuesday at the state Capitol with Mayors Rick Blangiardi and Mike Victorino about the $78 million opioid settlement received. Victorino, attending by videoconference, right, said he welcomes the opportunity to work with the state and other counties to make the best use of settlement proceeds.
STAR-ADVERTISER / 2020
                                <strong>Derek Kawakami: </strong>
                                <em>The Kauai mayor was among those who expressed thanks to officials who held pharmaceutical companies accountable, and said the spending plan gives families hope that more help is coming </em>
STAR-ADVERTISER / JUNE 8
                                <strong>Mitch Roth: </strong>
                                <em>Hawaii County’s mayor looks forward to the help in support of organizations already working to keep families safe and free from illicit substances such as opioids </em>
ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2018
                                Hawaii will receive $78 million of a $26 billion settlement among the three biggest U.S. drug distribution companies and drugmaker Johnson & Johnson and thousands of states and municipalities that sued over the toll of the opioid crisis.