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
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!”
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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.’
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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.
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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.
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