On November 14, Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno received a courtesy call from visiting Governor of the State of Hawaii Josh Green and Rep. Scott Saiki, Speaker of the Hawaii House of Representatives during their visit to Japan.
A summary is as follows:
1. At the beginning of the meeting, Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno expressed his condolences to the victims of the wildfires that occurred in August of this year, and introduced the growing circle of support for Hawaii not only from the Japanese government, but also from municipalities, private companies, and individuals in Japan. In response, Governor Green expressed his gratitude.
2. Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno and Governor Green also exchanged views on the further revitalization of exchange of people and tourism between Japan and Hawaii