First Woman Jill Biden makes a stopover in Hawaii on her approach to the Tokyo Olympics

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – First Lady Jill Biden will be stopping off in Hawaii later this month.

She is stopping at the islands on her way to the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics.

Details on her full itinerary have not yet been released, but the White House says she plans to hold an event in Hawaii with Alaska.

Dr. Biden, 70, is fully vaccinated and will be one of the select few to attend the opening ceremony in Japan on July 23rd. The games were initially postponed because of the pandemic, but will now continue despite the declaration of a state of emergency in Tokyo as cases rise.

This is her first solo trip abroad as a first lady.

It is common for the first lady to attend the games. Dr. Biden last took part in 2010 together with the then Vice President Joe Biden at the Winter Olympics.

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