HONOLULU - Doug Chin announced Friday he will be Hawaii's new lieutenant governor. 

Chin interviewed with Island News and left to sign official paperwork.

Governor Ige released the following statement:

I thank Doug for his work as the state’s top law enforcement official and look forward to continued collaboration with him as he becomes Hawai?i’s Lieutenant Governor.

I have appointed Russell Suzuki to serve as Acting Attorney General and am confident he will provide expert direction for the department until I announce the appointment of a new Attorney General.