Archive for the ‘Representative Feki Pouha’ Category

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

Rep. Pouha asks the Superintendent of the DOE about plans for Kahuku

January 8, 2016

Representative Feki Pouha is concerned about the facilities at Kahuku High & Intermediate School. He asked Kathryn Matayoshi, Superintendent of Education and Dann Carlson of Facilities and Support services for the Department of Education, “what are the plans for Kahuku?”

  1. Kahuku High School Facilities Improvement;
  2. Weighted Student Formula for smaller public schools; and
  3. Hawaiian Indigenous Foods in Public School meals:

Ward Jan 7 PouhaContact: reppouha@capitol.hawaii.gov  Except from Capitol TV – Informational Briefing, Committee on Way and Means and Committee on Finance, January 07, 2015

 

 

Rep. Pouha asks AG about “Lessons Learned” from Turtle Bay

January 7, 2016

Representative Feki Pouha thanks Attorney General Doug Chin and asks about “lessons learned” from the Turtle Bay Resort Conservation Easement Agreement during budget briefings in the joint Ways and Means and Finance committee hearing on January 5, 2016.

The Turtle Bay Resort Conservation Easement Agreement provides perpetual public access to four miles of coastline and eight miles of trails that Turtle Bay Resort is solely responsible for in terms of maintenance, security and liability. It resolved long-time development disputes involving the State, City, and community, and protects in perpetuity 4% of Oahu’s coastline.

 

Rep Pouha Jan 6 Ways and MeanContact: reppouha@capitol.hawaii.gov

Talk Story with Rep. Feki Pouha and Edwin H. Sniffen June 2015

June 9, 2015

Representative Feki Pouha speaks with Edwin H. Sniffen, Deputy Director of the State of Hawaii Department of Transportation Highways Division.

Pouha and SniffenContact: reppouha@capitol.hawaii.gov

Talk Story with Rep. Feki Pouha – DOT June 2015

June 8, 2015

Representative Feki Pouha discusses Department of Transportation is issues with Representative Jarrett Keohokalole and Edwin H. Sniffen, Deputy Director of DOT.   Follow DOT on Facebook and Twitter (DOTHawaii) for road work updates.

Reps Pouha Keohokalole and Ed Sniffen Olelo 2015

Representative Feki Pouha, Edwin Sniffen, Deputy Director of the DOT and Representative Jarrett Keohokalole

Contact: reppouha@capitol.hawaii.gov

Reps. Pouha and Tupola Perform “Hawaii Aloha” in a Bipartisan Celebration

May 8, 2015

In the State of Hawaii House of Representatives,  Representatives Feki Pouha and Andria Tupola lead the chamber in the song “Hawaii Aloha”  for Sine Die.  It is a tradition that all Representatives join hands and sing in this bipartisan celebration.

feki and tupolaContact: reppouha@capitol.hawaii.gov or reptupola@capitol.hawaii.gov   Excerpt from Capitol TV

Rep. Pouha Addresses HB 134 – State Tax – Rail

May 7, 2015

Measure Title: RELATING TO TAXATION.
Report Title:  Public Transit; County Surcharge on State Tax
Description:  Reauthorizes the counties’ authority to establish a county surcharge on state tax for a limited time period, with the surcharge to be effective until 12/31/2027, if adopted. Requires counties to adopt an ordinance to establish or extend a surcharge prior to 7/1/2016. Limits the use of surcharge revenues by counties that have already established a county surcharge on state tax to capital costs. Expands the definition of capital costs for counties with a population greater than 500,000. Amends the definition of “public lands” to include the air rights over any portion of state land upon which a county mass transit project is developed after 7/11/2005. (HB134 CD1)  5/5/2015 H Passed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with Representative(s) Cullen voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Brower, Johanson, Kobayashi, Kong, C. Lee, Lowen, Nishimoto, Ohno, San Buenaventura, Thielen, Tupola, Ward voting no (12) and none excused (0). 5/5/2015 H Received notice of Final Reading (Sen. Com. No. 699).

fekihb 134-2Contact: Reppouha@capitol.hawaii.gov  Excerpt from Capitol TV

Reps. Pouha and Tupola HB 623 – Clean Energy

May 6, 2015

Measure Title: RELATING TO RENEWABLE STANDARDS.
Report Title:  Renewable Portfolio Standards; Clean Energy Initiative; Public Utilities Commission
Description:  Increases renewable portfolio standards to 30 percent by December 31, 2020, 70 percent by December 31, 2040, and 100 percent by December 31, 2045. Requires the Public Utilities Commission to include the impact of renewable portfolio standards, if any, on the energy prices offered by renewable energy developers and the cost of fossil fuel volatility in its renewable portfolio standards study and report to the Legislature. (HB623 CD1).  5/5/2015 H Passed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) McDermott voting no (1) and none excused (0).

pouha hb 623-1Contact: reppouha@capitol.hawaii.gov or

tupola hb 623reptupola@capitol.hawaii.gov  Excerpt from Capital TV