President signs the book for PM Shinzo Abe
Hawaiʻi County, in partnership with the Honorary Consul General of Japan in Hilo, Art Taniguchi, hosted ‘Books of Condolences’ in memory of fallen Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The books was placed in the Office of the Mayor in both Hilo and Kona and are open to the public for comment. The books were then hand-delivered to the Consul General of Japan in Honolulu and sent off to Japan to be stored and archived for Prime Minister Abe and his ʻohana. Our President Dwayne Mukai signed the book.