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The Mike Buck Show with guest Rep. Tupola May 22, 2017 -Audio Only

May 26, 2017

May 22, 2017 MIKE BUCK with Rep. Andria Tupola

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,

This week topics include; Rail, Unfunded state liability, HB451 HD1 SD2 CD1- The bill addresses  Hawaiian Home Lands; Successors; Blood Quantum, renewable energy, landfills and  the Marijuana Dispensary Town Hall with Reps. Har, Tupola, Cullen is on May 30th.

Contact: reptupola@capitol.hawaii.gov

 

Rep. Tupola Addresses Health; Vaccines; Pharmacists; Training

May 3, 2017

Representative Andria Tupola (H District 43 Ewa Villages, Kalaeloa, Honokai Hale, Nanakai Gardens, Ko Olina, Kahe Point, Nanakuli, Lualualei, Maili) addresses Health; Vaccines; Pharmacists; Training SB514 SD1 HD1 CD1  The bill Authorizes pharmacists to administer the human papillomavirus, Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis), meningococcal, or influenza vaccine to persons between eleven and seventeen years of age. Specifies requirements pharmacists must meet prior to administering the human papillomavirus, Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis), meningococcal, or influenza vaccine. (CD1)

On May 02, 2017, the bill passed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Cachola, Har, Kong, McDermott, Oshiro, Tupola voting no (6) and none excused (0).

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

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhkdB_4M7Ic

Reps. Tupola, McDermott and Ward Address Technical Schools Licensing Fees

May 3, 2017

Representative Andria Tupola (H District 43 Ewa Villages, Kalaeloa, Honokai Hale, Nanakai Gardens, Ko Olina, Kahe Point, Nanakuli, Lualualei, Maili) Representative Bob McDermott (H District 40 Ewa, Ewa Beach, Ewa Gentry, Iroquois Point) and Representative Gene Ward (H District 17Hawaii Kai, Kalama Valley) address Private Trade, Vocational, and Technical Schools; Licensing; Licensing Fee; Appropriation. SB1286 SD2 HD2 CD1

On May 02, 2017, the bill passed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Matsumoto, McDermott, Thielen, Tupola, Ward voting no (5) and Representative(s) Ichiyama excused (1).

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reps. Tupola and Ward Address Drug Paraphernalia; Possession; Delivery; Civil Violations

May 3, 2017

Representative Andria Tupola (H District 43 Ewa Villages, Kalaeloa, Honokai Hale, Nanakai Gardens, Ko Olina, Kahe Point, Nanakuli, Lualualei, Maili) and Representative Gene Ward (H District 17Hawaii Kai, Kalama Valley)  addressDrug Paraphernalia; Possession; Delivery; Civil Violations HB1501 HD2 SD1 CD1 The bill reclassifies drug paraphernalia possession and delivery offenses from felonies to violations subject to a fine of no more than $500. (HB1501 CD1)

On May 02, 2017, the bill passed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with Representative(s) Aquino, Cullen, Say, Yamane voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Choy, Har, Kong, Matsumoto, McDermott, Ohno, Oshiro, Tupola, Ward voting no (9) and none excused (0).

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

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

 

 

 

Rep. Gene Ward Questions Roll Call Vote on Rail

May 3, 2017

Reps. Ward, Thielen and Tupola Address Rail Floor Amendments

Representative Gene Ward (H District 17Hawaii Kai, Kalama Valley), Representative Cynthia Thielen (H District 50 Kailua, Kaneohe Bay) and Representative Andria Tupola (H District 43 Ewa Villages, Kalaeloa, Honokai Hale, Nanakai Gardens, Ko Olina, Kahe Point, Nanakuli, Lualualei, Maili) address floor amendments on rail in relationship to SB1183 SD2 HD2 CD1

Contact: repward@capitol.hawaii.gov – repthielen@capitol.hawaii.gov and reptupola@capitol.hawaii.gov

Excerpt from Capitol TV

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QGPc2hBMZYI&feature=youtu.be

Reps. Thielen and Tokioka Address Rail Floor Amendments

Representative Cynthia Thielen (H District 50 Kailua, Kaneohe Bay) and Representative James Tokioka (H District 15 Wailua Homesteads, Hanamaulu, Lihue, Puhi, Old Koloa Town, Omao) address floor amendments on rail in relationship to SB1183 SD2 HD2 CD1.  Representative Gene Ward (H District 17Hawaii Kai, Kalama Valley) asks the question “How can we have a voice vote on a billion dollar proration?”

Contact: repward@capitol.hawaii.gov – repthielen@capitol.hawaii.gov and reptokioka@capitol.hawaii.gov

Excerpt from Capitol TV

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5HXQ0UPA_AY&t=35s

Rep. Gene Ward Questions Roll Call Vote on Rail

Representative Gene Ward (H District 17Hawaii Kai, Kalama Valley) asks the question “How can we have a voice vote on a billion dollar proration?”

Contact: repward@capitol.hawaii.gov

Excerpt from Capitol TV

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4wwpdZdIflg&feature=youtu.be

 

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

April 27, 2017

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

April 26, 2017

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.

Westside Townhall Meeting

April 20, 2017

411 2017 Session

Invocation by Rep. Andria P.L. Tupola and Mr. Gensen Rabacal

April 14, 2017

Representative Andria Tupola (H District 43 Ewa Villages, Kalaeloa, Honokai Hale, Nanakai Gardens, Ko Olina, Kahe Point, Nanakuli, Lualualei, Maili) -the Invocation on April 13, 2017 in the Hawaii House Chamber Floor by Representative Andria P.L. Tupola and Mr. Gensen Rabacal

Excerpt from Capitol TV

Contact: reptupola@capitol.hawaii.gov

The Mike Buck Show with guest Rep. Tupola March 27, 2017 -Audio Only

April 5, 2017

March 27 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, and Maili).

Topics include medical aid in dying “This is a society concern, If we pass this, is it good policy?” said Rep. Tupola.  The   A bill to give terminally ill Hawaii residents medical help to end their lives has died in the Health committee. HLT recommend(s) that the measure SB1129 SD2 be deferred.

Other topics discussed were second crossover,  conference committee agreement, rail bill, DOT, qualified candidates for political office, and the County Meeting.

Contact: reptupola@capitol.hawaii.gov

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