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Governor appoints Creagan to state House

MEDIA RELEASE Gov. Neil Abercrombie has announced the appointment of Richard P. Creagan, M.D. to the state House of Representatives for Hawaii’s Fifth Representative District, a seat recently left vacant by the resignation of Rep. Denny Coffman. The appointment is effective immediately and for the balance of the term. “Richard’s diverse experience as a physician, […]

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Democrats review candidates to replace Coffman

MEDIA RELEASE The District V Council of the Hawaii Democratic Party met Friday, Dec. 27, to consider nine candidates who applied for the State House District 5 seat recently vacated by Rep. Denny Coffman. The nine candidates who applied to be among the three nominees submitted to Gov. Neil Abercrombie for selection were: Abigail Au, […]

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Farewell, Rep. Denny Coffman

Abercrombie signs fisheries’ rules package at reception for outgoing representative

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Coffman to resign from state House

MEDIA RELEASE Big Island Rep. Denny Coffman (Na’alehu, Ocean View, Captain Cook, Kealakekua, Kailua-Kona) has announced his resignation from the State House of Representatives. In a letter to State leaders, he expressed his plans to spend time with his family as his daughter faces a medical issue. His resignation is effective Dec. 20, 2013. First […]

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Legislators encourage public to attend health care forum (Oct. 15)

MEDIA RELEASE WHO: Rep. Denny Coffman, Rep. Cindy Evans, Rep. Nicole Lowen, Rep. Della Au Belatti, Chair of Health Committee WHAT: West Hawaii Community Healthcare Forum WHEN: 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15 WHERE: Makaeo Pavilion (Old Airport Park) Community Enterprises, a community group dedicated to holding informative, educational and interactive forums for Kona area residents, […]

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Rep. Coffman’s wife dies following illness

Hawaii 24/7 Staff Rep. Denny Coffman has announced his wife, Bonnie, has died. She was 69. Coffman issued the following statement: This is to let you know that I lost my lifetime friend and wife of 44 years. Bonnie at the young age of 69 past away in her sleep Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013. As […]

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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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The polling place in Pahoa opened right on time on General Election Day Tuesday (Nov 6). Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

Isle voters return Green, Solomon to Senate; Hirono to D.C.

Obama / Biden ticket snags more than 70% of Hawaii votes; county turnout tops 60%

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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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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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Coffman receives certificate in Energy Policy

Coffman receives certificate in Energy Policy

MEDIA RELEASE State Representative Denny Coffman (District 6 – North Kona, Keauhou, Kailua-Kona, Honokohau), who serves as the Chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Environmental Protection, announced today that he has received a certificate in Energy Policy from the Legislative Energy Horizon Institute, a partnership between The Pacific Northwest Economic Region (PNWER), the […]

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Geothermal briefing at state Capitol (July 7)

Geothermal briefing at state Capitol (July 7)

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii State Legislature will conduct a joint informational briefing 1-3 p.m. Thursday, July 7 in Conference Room 325 at the State Capitol regarding a proposed Native-to-Native business model for the development of geothermal energy as a statewide resource for electrical production. Members of the community are invited to attend the hearing, but […]

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County budget, Legislature update on Kona Town agenda (May 10)

County budget, Legislature update on Kona Town agenda (May 10)

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii County is still facing difficult economic times and property values continue to decline presenting a likely budget shortfall for next year. What should be done to balance the County budget? Should property taxes be raised again? Should County services be reduced? Should County expenses such as payments to the County employee Health […]

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Coffman appointed EEP chairman

Coffman appointed EEP chairman

MEDIA RELEASE The House of Representatives has approved a resolution to appoint Rep. Denny Coffman as the Chairman of the House Committee on Energy & Environmental Protection. He also serves as a member of the committees on Housing, and Water, Land & Ocean Resources. Coffman, who served as the Vice Chair of the Energy & […]

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