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.

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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.!

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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 March 27, 2017 -Audio Only

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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Rep. Tupola Addresses Congratulates the 2016 Hawaii Healthcare Heroes

Representative Andria Tupola (H District 43 Ewa Villages, Kalaeloa, Honokai Hale, Nanakai Gardens, Ko Olina, Kahe Point, Nanakuli, Lualualei, Maili) congratulates the 2016 Hawaii healthcare heroes for the outstanding and exemplary care they have delivered to patients and their loved ones across the State.

House Resolution 159 adopted in final form on April 04, 2017.

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Sam Kapoi, group and Rep Tupola

Representative Cedric Gates ( House District 44 of the Wai’anae Coast), Representative Andria Tupola ( House District 43) join the healthcare heroes Pixie Bickel, Thomas J. Kane III, MD, Catherine Marquette, Ian Okazaki, MD and Pungh Le Ouchi and family members on the chamber floor.

 

Rep. Tupola Addresses Health Care Professionals; Loan Repayment

Representative Andria Tupola (H District 43 Ewa Villages, Kalaeloa, Honokai Hale, Nanakai Gardens, Ko Olina, Kahe Point, Nanakuli, Lualualei, Maili) discusses HB916 HD1 SD1 a bill relating to Health Care Professionals Loan Repayment. Her guest is Kelley Withy, MD, PhD, Professor at the University of Hawai`i in the Department of Complementary and Alternative Medicine.

HB916 HD1 SD1 makes an appropriation for the Hawaii rural health care provider loan repayment program administered through the John A. Burns School of medicine. Effective 7/1/2090. (SD1)

The COMMITTEE ON WAYS AND MEANS (WAM) will hold a public decision-making on Tuesday, 04-04-17 9:35AM in conference room 211.

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Representative Andria Tupola and Kelley withy, MD, PHD

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Honoring Yukio Yoshikawa at the Hawaii House of Representatives

 

Representative Gene Ward (H District 17Hawaii Kai, Kalama Valley) and Representative Tom Brower, (H District 22 Waikiki, Ala Moana) honored Yukio Yoshikawa with House Resolution 156 for his contribution to the small business community of Oahu.  Yukio Yoshikawa provides jobs for a multi-ethnic labor force at a quality car wash service, which has been in service for over 50 years. McKinley Car Wash is located on Kapiolani Boulevard.

On March 31, 2017 HR 156 was adopted with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Aquino, Creagan, Har, Ing, McKelvey, Thielen, Tupola excused (7).  

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Representatives Tom Brower and Gene Ward with Yukio Yoshikawa and family on the Hawaii House of Representatives Chamber floor.

Contact: repward@capitol.hawaii.gov

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Rep. Tupola Congratulates the Waianae Tigers HR 154

Representative Andria Tupola (H District 43 Ewa Villages, Kalaeloa, Honokai Hale, Nanakai Gardens, Ko Olina, Kahe Point, Nanakuli, Lualualei, Maili) congratulates the Pop Warner State Champions, the Waianae Tigers on the House of Representatives Chamber floor.

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Representatives of the team

On March 30, 2017, the House Resolution HR 154 was adopted in final form.

The 2016 Waianae Tigers Junior Pee Wee Division   Champion team members are: Ali `ipomaika`i Acedillo, Alvin   Kalahiki IV, Anthony Pham, Blade Paragas, Brystin Sansano,  Brayden-Josiah Oka, Chauncey Kido-White, Chysten Tabangcura,   Colton Lowry, Dallas Pelen-Talalotu, Devin Brannon-Morris,   Elijah Nua, Elisha Kalani, Excel Jury, Ezekiel Pau-Bradley,   Hayden Dowsett, Hunter Ulep, Jadias Malinao-Dias, Jake-Mitchell Eberly, Jestic Rose, Justin Malendres-Kido, Kaien Gaspar,   Kilohana Thomas, Konale Horswill, Malachi Tapaoan, Mitchell Brito, Nainoa Nagum, Nathan Nakatani, Peyton Rosario, Shyace Lopes, Shayzen Lopes, Trenton Phillips and Victor Higa

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