International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU) Endorses Maile

7/25/08 Dear Representative Shimabukuro: The statewide ILWU Local 142 Political Action Committee, upon the recommendation and concurrence of the ILWU Oahu Division Political Action Committee, has endorsed your candidacy for re-election in House District 45. We appreciate your on-going commitment to the working people of Hawaii and their families. We look forward to working withContinue reading “International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU) Endorses Maile”

Contribute to the Democratic Party of Hawaii

From: Democratic Party of Hawaii Subject: Chair Brian Schatz, re: Candidate FilingTo: maileshimabukuro@yahoo.comDate: Wednesday, July 23, 2008, 5:11 PMAloha Tuesday marked a major milestone date in the 2008 election cycle – the Candidate Filing Deadline. We now have a clear picture of who is running and who isn’t. Here’s our situation: In the State House:WeContinue reading “Contribute to the Democratic Party of Hawaii”

Supporter Elsie Foster

“Maile is sensitive to the needs of local businesses, and has promoted sustainable economic development for the Wai`anae Coast.”— Sylvia “Elsie” Foster, President Foster Realty, Inc. Sylvia “Elsie” FosterREALTOR, CRS, GRIFoster Realty, Inc.85-761 Farrington Hwy., #208Waianae, HI 96792Phone: 808-696-0774Fax: 808-696-8706

Free Voting Aid Widgets

From: Paul Brown []Sent: Monday, July 21, 2008 7:40 AMTo: Rep. Maile ShimabukuroSubject: Free Voting Aid Widgets, from Dear Maile S.L. We are pleased to announce that several FREE Voter Aids are now available to you as a registered user of, the 1-stop civic engagement portal that Delivers Democracy to your Desktop! MoreContinue reading “Free Voting Aid Widgets”

Homelessness Grows, Funding Does Not

Homelessness Grows, Funding Does Not By Tammy MoriStory Updated: Mar 13, 2008 at 10:23 PM HDT Homelessness continues to be one of the most significant and challenging social problems in our state. Lawmakers say there are more than 6000 homeless people on any given day. And as the population grows, funding to help does not.Continue reading “Homelessness Grows, Funding Does Not”

Parking Ticket Controversy in Makaha

Parking ticket controversy in Leeward OahuBy Duane ShimogawaUpdated: July 11, 2008 07:53 PM MAKAHA (KHNL) – Some people who live in Makaha on Oahu’s Leeward Coast are fuming mad after Honolulu Police issue numerous parking tickets in the neighborhood. For almost 30 years, Clarence Tabula has lived in Makaha. His family of six has fourContinue reading “Parking Ticket Controversy in Makaha”

Free Health Ins. for Kids of Aloha Air Employees

Lawmakers Propose Free Health Coverage For Kids of Aloha Air EmployeesBy Minna SugimotoUpdated: April 15, 2008 07:20 PM HONOLULU (KHNL) — Children of former Aloha Airlines employees, who lost their healthcare benefits when the company shut down, may be getting some help soon. A group of state lawmakers is proposing a bill that would provideContinue reading “Free Health Ins. for Kids of Aloha Air Employees”

Rep Shimabukuro in KHON 2 Interview

Young victim spent time in foster careBy Gina MangieriJan 18, 2008 The toddler who died Thursday [Jan 17, 2008] after being dropped onto the H-1 freeway spent time in foster care, and the parents and caregivers have had run-ins with the law. Some in the community are asking — did the parents and guardians ofContinue reading “Rep Shimabukuro in KHON 2 Interview”

Maile Speaks Out for Laid Off Employees

State Rep. Maile Shimabukuro spoke during a press conference at the State Capitol announcing a bill proposing a temporary Keiki Health Care Insurance program for the roughly 800 children of former Aloha Airlines employees. Bill would extend health insurance program to Aloha workers’ children Requirements would be waived for families hit by the shutdown ByContinue reading “Maile Speaks Out for Laid Off Employees”

Congratulations Dayzina Lawson on Graduating from WHS!

Congrats to Waianae High Class of 2008 graduate Dayzina Lawson! Maile mentored Dayzina in her senior year, and was very impressed by her. Dayzina was interested in politics and law, and accompanied Maile to a community meeting, veteran’s ceremony, fundraiser, and thrift store to benefit the homeless. Dayzina also volunteered several hours at the legalContinue reading “Congratulations Dayzina Lawson on Graduating from WHS!”

Fundraiser at Compadres on July 31, 2008, 5:30-8pm; CHARGE TICKETS BY PHONE!

Please join us for an evening of food, fun and entertainment with Maile Shimabukuro (left) and Jessica Wooley (right). When: Thursday, July 31, 2008, 5:30-8:00pm Where: Compadres Bar & Grill, Ward Centre, 1200 Ala Moana Blvd., 591-8307 Live Music by “Soul Treatment” (Simone Cole, Mark Glick, Jeff Mikulina, & Isaac Moriwake) Silent Auction – pleaseContinue reading “Fundraiser at Compadres on July 31, 2008, 5:30-8pm; CHARGE TICKETS BY PHONE!”