Archive for February, 2016

High Hopes For Hawaii Hemp

February 24, 2016

Midweek February 24, 2016

High Hopes for Hemp Feb 24 2016

 

The Mike Buck Show with guest Rep. Fukumoto Chang; Monday, February 22, 2016.

February 24, 2016

Hawaii House of Representatives Minority Leader Beth Fukumoto Chang talks story with Mike Buck about everything political that can affect your every-day life.

From traffic to the PUC, from looking at education to how to testify and track bills, from national elections to why you register to vote, hear from Rep. Fukumoto Chang as she discusses serving the public and all the ways she works to understand her constituents.

The Mike Buck Show February 22, 2016. Audio File Only

Contact: repfukumoto@capitol.hawaii.gov

Rep. Ward Speaks Out About Hawaiian Homeless Population

February 22, 2016

Rep. Cynthia delivers the Hawaiian “Word of the Day” Feb 12, 2016

February 17, 2016

Representative Cynthia Thielen (Kailua, Kaneohe Bay) delivered the Hawaiian “Word of the Day” during floor session of the Hawaii House of Representatives.

“The Hawaiian word for today is hoʻoulu which means to grow, sprout, propagate, and to increase.  It is said that the primary goal of King Kalakaua was ho’oulu lahui, to increase and preserve the nation.  Used in a sentence,  pule ho‘oulu ‘āina means a prayer for the increased productivity of the land….which, by the way, can be achieved through growing olonā which is the Hawaiian word for hemp!”

Contact: repthielen@capitol.hawaii.gov   Excerpt from Capitol TV

Rep. Tupola delivers the Hawaiian “Word of the Day” to the House of Representatives on Feb. 11. 2016

February 17, 2016

Representative Andria Tupola (Ewa Villages, Kalaeloa, Honokai Hale, Nanakai Gardens, Ko Olina, Kahe Point, Nanakuli, Lualualei, Maili) delivers the Hawaiian “Word of the Day”  during floor session on Thursday, February 11, 2016.

Wiwoʻole:  courage or bravery

As in, ‘Wiwo’ole nā kanaka e kīnai i nā ahi.’

Contact:  reptupola@capitol.hawaii.gov  Excerpt from Capitol TV

Rep. Ward gives the Hawaiian “Word of the Day”

February 17, 2016

Representative Gene Ward gives the Hawaiian “Word of the Day” during Regular Session of the Hawaii House of Representatives on February 08, 2016.

Manuahi – meaning free, gratis, or without any cost.  Rep. Ward relates the word to the story of a generous uncle who once lived in Chinatown in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Contact: repward@capital.hawaii.gov   Excerpt from Capitol TV

Rep. Pouha delivers the Hawaiian “Word of the Day” E ola mau ka ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi!

February 17, 2016

Representative Feki Pouha delivers the Hawaiian “Word of the Day” on Feb. 04, 2016.   E ola mau ka ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi!  (May the Hawaiian language live forever!)

At the beginning of session on the House Floor earlier today, I announced the Hawaiian Word of the Day: “Mau”

“Mau” is defined as steady, constant, perpetual, to continue, preserve, and endure. The Hawaii State Government is making a concerted effort to preserve and perpetuate the Hawaiian Language through various means, including the printing of various official government documents in the Hawaiian Language.

Contact: reppouha@capitol.hawaii.gov  Excerpt from Capitol TV

Rep. Feki Pouha Town Hall Meeting – How a Bill Becomes Law

February 17, 2016

Representative Feki Pouha proudly Representing House District 47: Waialua, Haleiwa, Kawailoa, Pupukea, Sunset, Kawela Bay, Turtle Bay, Kahuku, Laie, Hauula, Punaluu, Kahana, Kaaawa, Kualoa, Hakipuu, Waikane, and Waiahole shares How a Bill Becomes Law at the Hawaii State Capitol.  Also, featured are members of the “We the People” civic club from Kahuku High School.

Contact: repppouha@capitol.hawaii.gov

Rep. Pouha presents KFAST Meeting January 2016

February 17, 2016

Representative Feki Pouha introduces the Kahuku Facilities Advancement Support Team (KFAST).
KFAST’s Goals: Involve Helpful People, Organized Project List, Focused Resourceful Solutions, Good Communication, and Share Lessons. Keep up with “KFAST” on Facebook: KahukuFAST

Contact: reppouha@capitol.hawaii.gov