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House bill creates elderly transportation task force

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii House of Representatives unanimously passed HB131 HD2, which will create a Task Force on Mobility Management within the State Department of Health to establish a framework to assist elders and individuals with disabilities with transportation needs in rural communities. Across Hawaii, especially on the neighbor islands, there is a need for […]

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Talk story session with West Hawaii legislators (March 6)

MEDIA RELEASE WHO: House Reps. Cindy Evans (North Kona, North Kohala, South Kohala), Denny Coffman (Naalehu, Ocean View, Captain Cook, Kealakekua, Kailua-Kona), and Nicole Lowen (Kailua-Kona, Holualoa, Kalaoa, Honokohau). WHAT: Deputy Director of Transportation – Airports Division, Ford Fuchigami, will report on the status of the Kona International Airport expansion project. Forum will also include […]

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Twenty-First Century Schools Bill advances in House

MEDIA RELEASE The House committees on Water & Land, Education, and Finance held a joint hearing Friday, where they adopted HB865, which would establish the framework for the development of twenty-first century schools through the redevelopment of public school lands. The adopted draft takes into consideration issues voiced over the original legislation, which was part […]

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House moves to repeal PLDC

MEDIA RELEASE The state House Water & Land Committee and Finance Committee unanimously adopted HB1133, which would repeal the Public Land Development Corporation. The bill will now be subject to a full vote on the House floor and, should it pass, cross over to the Senate for consideration. The remainder of the bills relating to […]

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Committee decisions on PLDC expected Feb. 11

MEDIA RELEASE The Committees on Water & Land (WAL) and Finance (FIN) have heard six bills relating to the Public Land Development Corporation (PLDC). There was a large turnout for the hearing Friday, with testimony being heard well into the afternoon. The Committees will reconvene for Decision Making at 1:30 p.m. Monday in Conference Room […]

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Legislative issues top Waimea Community Association agenda (Feb. 7)

MEDIA RELEASE Hot issues and community funding priorities for Waimea and North Hawaii will top the Waimea Community Association Town Meeting Agenda at 5:15 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7 in Waimea School Cafeteria. The district’s elected public policy makers – Sen. Malama Solomon and Rep. Cindy Evans – will provide an overview of the session, including […]

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House takes first step to address PLDC

MEDIA RELEASE The House Committee on Water and Land has scheduled a hearing Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013 regarding the abolishment of the Public Land Development Corporation or alternatives to achieve the original intent to generate revenue from public land. In response to public frustration over the manner in which the Public Lands Development Corporation was […]

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Big Isle delegation reveals legislative session outlook

Evans: ‘Most important goal is to create jobs and improve the economy’

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Abercrombie releases funds to benefit West Hawaii

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has released $70.2 million for statewide capital improvement projects. Of the $70.2 million, $1 million will go to Kekaha Kai State Park in Kona for facility improvements and $275,000 will go to the plan and design of the new Waikoloa Public Library. “I am very pleased that the governor released […]

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Abercrombie releases funds for Puuwaawaa improvements

Abercrombie releases funds for Puuwaawaa improvements

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has announced the release of $600,000 in Capital Improvement Project funds for road improvements in the Puuwaawaa area of the Mamalahoa Highway. The project is slated to start in July 2012 with an estimated completion date of December 2014. The improvements will include the design of an underground drainage system […]

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Funds slated for Kona health facility improvement

Funds slated for Kona health facility improvement

MEDIA RELEASE Part of the more than $27.7 million of funds released by Gov. Neil Abercrombie for various Capital Improvement Projects (CIP) will benefit several healthcare facilities in Kona. “The improvements to the Kona Health Center and Kona Community Hospital will elevate the level of healthcare for all of Kona’s residents,” said Repr. Denny Coffman […]

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Women’s Legislative Caucus unveils 2012 package

Women’s Legislative Caucus unveils 2012 package

MEDIA RELEASE The Women’s Legislative Caucus unveiled its package for the 2012 Legislative Session. This year’s set of bills and resolutions is dedicated to women veterans. The package also includes recognition of the Fisher House Foundation, which provides free or low-cost housing to veterans and families receiving treatment at military medical centers. The Women’s Legislative […]

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North Hawaii legislative priorities on agenda (Jan. 12)

North Hawaii legislative priorities on agenda (Jan. 12)

MEDIA RELEASE What are your “hot buttons” for the 2012 Legislature? * Job creation and taxes? * Sky high electric bills – why isn’t PUC mandating increased use of geothermal? * Equitable funding for public charter schools? * Physician recruitment and retention? * Medical insurance costs and availability? * Agricultural water resource funding? * Coqui […]

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Kona Town Meeting: West Hawaii legislative discussion (Jan. 10)

Kona Town Meeting: West Hawaii legislative discussion (Jan. 10)

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii State Legislature begins its 2012 session Jan. 18, 2012. How will the Reapportionment plan and the pending lawsuits possibly change our Legislative representation next year? What are our West Hawaii Legislators planning for the upcoming Legislative session? Come talk story on these issues and more with State Sen. Josh Green, State […]

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