HONOLULU – As a mark of respect for the memory of former Lt. Gov. Jean Sadako King, Gov. Neil Abercrombie has ordered that the flags of the United States and State of Hawaii shall be flown at half-staff at all state offices and agencies as well as the Hawaii National Guard from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, the day of her memorial services.
King served in the state House of Representatives from 1972 to 1974 and in the state Senate from 1974 to 1978. She was then elected to serve as Hawaii’s first female Lt. Governor from 1978 to 1982. King is recognized as a proponent of transparency in government and worked throughout her life in support of the homeless, environment and peace.