Hawaii House Speaker Scott Saiki will accompany him along with the first lady.

Hawaii Gov. Josh Green and First Lady Jaime Kanani Green will travel to Japan Sunday to meet with Japanese government officials and key business stakeholders, according to a press release Friday.

They will return Nov. 17. Accompanying him on the diplomatic visit will be Scott Saiki, speaker of the Hawaii House of Representatives.

While in Japan, Green is scheduled to thank Japan’s government for its $2 million contribution to Hawaii in the aftermath of the Maui wildfire disaster, promote made-in-Hawaii products and invite the return of Japanese visitors to the islands.

The governor will also promote Hawaii businesses at an opening event for the Aloha Market, a new store at Haneda International Airport dedicated to selling made-in-Hawaii products internationally.

Lt. Gov. Sylvia Luke will also be out of state for official business, so Attorney General Anne Lopez will serve as acting governor from Sunday through the morning of Wednesday.

Luke will then serve as acting governor on Wednesday until Green’s return.

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