The Mike Buck Show with guest Rep. Tupola April 24, 2017 -Audio Only

Mike Buck discusses the issues at the Hawaii State Legislature with his guest Representative Andria Tupola, Minority Leader, (R – H District 43 Ewa Villages, Kalaeloa, Honokai Hale, Nanakai Gardens, Ko Olina, Kahe Point, Nanakuli, Lualualei, Maili).

Topics included: monitoring drivers under the influence; teachers’ raises of 14%; the cost of education and living in Hawaii; the Federal request of 13 billion for the rail project.  A constituent called about,  HB 13896, which authorizes the Department of Health, working in consultation with the Department of Human Services, to allow two private-pay individuals to be cared for in the same community care foster family home after consideration of specified relevant factors.  The Conference committee recommended that the measure be passed with amendment. Other issues included; Check and balances, Handi-Vans and the Military build-up in Hawaii.

Contact: reptupola@capitol.hawaii.gov

COACH DAVID SHOJI and Rep Tupola # 2In April we recognized a legendary coach on the House Floor. Coach Shoji’s impact goes far beyond countable awards, championships, and wins. His influence has reached many generations of volleyball players. Coach Shoji, we wish you well in your retirement. May you and your wife continue to be blessed in all that you do. Mahalo.

The Mike Buck Show with guest Rep. Tupola April 17, 2017 -Audio Only

Mike Buck discusses the issues at the Hawaii State Legislature with his guest Representative Andria Tupola, Minority Leader, (R – H District 43 Ewa Villages, Kalaeloa, Honokai Hale, Nanakai Gardens, Ko Olina, Kahe Point, Nanakuli, Lualualei, Maili).

Topics include traffic tickets, conference committees, check and balances, language of a bill, things on the books that are but are not enforced, DOT, harbors and airports.

Contact: reptupola@capitol.hawaii.gov

I had the privilege of honoring Uncle Richard Landford and presenting him with a certificate. If you know Uncle Richard you know this guy has a heart for our community. You know his dedication and commitment to improving our coast. Thank you, Uncle Richard B. Landford Jr.!

richard and Rep.

Representative Andria Tupola and Richard Landford.

A Word With Word with Host Rep. Ward on Homelessness

Mike Goodman and Rep. WardRepresentative Gene Ward (H District 17Hawaii Kai, Kalama Valley) discusses homeless problems and solutions with Mike Goodman Director Hawaii Kai Advisory Council Homeless Task Force.

Website: http://www.HawaiiKaiHomelessTaskForce.org

The Homeless Task Force is Part of the Hawaii Kai Advisory Council
Created and Directed by Representative Gene Ward

Contact: repward@capitol.hawaii.gov

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The Mike Buck Show with guest Rep. Tupola April 10, 2017 -Audio Only

APril 10, 2017 MIKE BUCK with Rep. Andria TupolaMike Buck discusses the issues at the Hawaii State Legislature with his guest Representative Andria Tupola, Minority Leader, (R – H District 43 Ewa Villages, Kalaeloa, Honokai Hale, Nanakai Gardens, Ko Olina, Kahe Point, Nanakuli, Lualualei, Maili).
Mike Buck discusses the issues at the Hawaii State Legislature with his guest Representative Andria Tupola, Minority Leader, (R – H District 43 Ewa Villages, Kalaeloa, Honokai Hale, Nanakai Gardens, Ko Olina, Kahe Point, Nanakuli, Lualualei, Maili).

Topics include second crossover at the House of Representatives, which is 38 bills from the Senate.  Rep. Tupola noted that the city has not spent any money on the rail. All the funds to date are from G.E. Taxes.

On April 11th, SB501 passed Third Reading as amended.  The bill addresses Limited Service Pregnancy Centers; Disclosures;  Representative(s) Matsumoto voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Cachola, DeCoite, Har, Kong, McDermott, Oshiro, Say, Tokioka, Tupola, Ward voting no (10) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.

Rep. Tupola addresses SB620 HD2 Taxation; Sales; Out-of-State Retailers or Vendors; Notification; Reporting with a concern callers. The second city is proving houses but not jobs.  HB1396 Community Care Foster Family Homes; Private-pay Clients; Medicaid Clients -Report adopted; Passed Third Reading, as amended (SD 2). Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none . Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House. 4/11/2017    H    Returned from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 652) in amended form (SD 2). Voting Fire Extinguishers and home safety. 

Contact: reptupola@capitol.hawaii.gov

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The Mike Buck Show with guest Rep. Tupola April 03, 2017 -Audio Only

Aoril 03 2017 MIKE BUCK with Rep. Andria TupolaMike Buck discusses the issues at the Hawaii State Legislature with his guest Representative Andria Tupola, Minority Leader, (R – H District 43 Ewa Villages, Kalaeloa, Honokai Hale, Nanakai Gardens, Ko Olina, Kahe Point, Nanakuli, Lualualei,

This week topics include; gut and replace bills. HB 1396, which addresses Community Care Foster Family Homes; Private-pay Clients; and Medicaid Clients. HRC 166, which addresses a proposed sanctuary city in Puna. Finding common ground between political parties and the City and State; and HB83 HD1 SD1 that addresses Homelessness; Working Group; Safe Zones.

Representative Tupola also recognizes the Waianae Tigers last Thursday for winning their 3rd State Championship for Jr Pee Wees Pop Warner.  Congrats on a 36 and 0 record!

# 3 WAIANAE TIGERS 3rd CONSECUTIVE POP WARNER STATE CHAMPIONSHIP

Representative Andria Tupola with coach and members of the Waianae Tigers.

Contact: reptupola@capitol.hawaii.gov

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