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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES             H.C.R. NO.            
TWENTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2000                                
STATE OF HAWAII                                            
                                                             
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                     HOUSE CONCURRENT
                        RESOLUTION
RELATING TO THE SELECTION OF AN OFFICIAL TROPICAL FRUIT OF THE
   STATE OF HAWAII.



 1       WHEREAS, many states have designated a number of fruits as
 2   their respective official state fruits; and
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 4       WHEREAS, a discussion of the merits of various tropical
 5   fruits should be evaluated to determine whether one tropical
 6   fruit should be given the honor of being named the official
 7   tropical fruit of Hawaii; and
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 9       WHEREAS, elementary school students in Hawaii would be
10   interested in helping to determine the tropical fruit to
11   receive this honor; and
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13       WHEREAS, a contest sponsored by the Department of
14   Agriculture would interest children and educate them about the
15   tropical fruits of Hawaii; now, therefore,
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17       BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the
18   Twentieth Legislature of the State of Hawaii, Regular Session
19   of 2000, the Senate concurring, that this Legislature requests
20   the Department of Agriculture to sponsor a contest for
21   elementary school children to determine which tropical fruit
22   will receive the honor of being named the official tropical
23   fruit of Hawaii.
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