Progressive PAC Endorsementsby Progressive Democrats of HawaiiFriday, August 13, 2010 at 4:44pm The Progressive PAC, made up of members of Progressive Democrats of Hawaii and Americans for Democratic Action Hawaii, recently released its list of endorsements for this election year. Of all the PAC’s endorsements, there are a handful of candidates that will receive financialContinue reading “Progressive PAC Endorses Maile”
Gege Kawelo (right) is one of the passionate leaders who organized the building of the E Ala voyaging canoe. Rep. Shimabukuro (left) hopes to help bring the E Ala home to the Wai`anae Coast. E Ala voyaging canoe captains Sam Kapoi, Kaina Holomalia, and Waimea McKeague are all young men from the Wai`anae Coast. Rep.Continue reading “Rep. Shimabukuro Authors Proposal & Petition to Bring E Ala Voyaging Canoe Home to Wai`anae Coast”
“Maile is a proven leader who is concerned about our environment, social welfare, and economy. We have worked along side her on many issues, and we know her heart is in the right place.” ~ William Jr. and Melva Aila and `Ohana
“Maile has worked very hard on the People’s Path and beautifying our beaches. I back Maile all the way!” ~ Carol Bonham, Wai`anae Coast resident and “People’s Path” volunteer
“Maile has helped my family and the people of Wai`anae so much. She has proven her commitment to this Coast.” ~ Sandra Aken, Wai`anae Coast resident
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MAILE’S ACCOMPLISHMENTS “I am proud of the things I have been able to achieve while in office.” -Rep. Maile Shimabukuro (D), House of Representatives District 45, Waianae, Makaha, Makua EDUCATION — Air conditioning and/or power upgrades for Wai`anae High School ($2m), Wai`anae Intermediate School ($400,000), and Kamaile Elementary School ($500,000) — Fans for Leihoku, Makaha,Continue reading
Maile holds her son, Keani, in front of trash gathered after cleaning up Poka`i Bay. Rep. Shimabukuro treasures the natural beauty of the Wai`anae Coast, and has enjoyed organizing many beach clean-ups over the years. She looks forward to continuing to do this in the years to come. Here is coverage of some of theContinue reading “Rep. Shimabukuro Is Dedicated to Beautifying the Wai`anae Coast”
Thomas Dalbert, Wai`anae resident Date: Tuesday, July 27, 2010Aloha Maile, I’d like to thank you for your well-written, unemotional blog entry and your courage to re-state one more time what HB444 was all about: equality and constitutionality! I know that you didn’t have to do that now that it failed anyway but I’m encouraged toContinue reading “Letter from Thomas Dalbert re HB444”
During the past legislative session, Rep. Shimabukuro obtained $3m for the Leeward Community College-Wai`anae (LCC-W) Education Center. The funds are needed to support LCC-W’s goal of owning its own building, thus ending its obligation to pay monthly rent, and increasing the college’s autonomy and ability to expand. LCC-W has been renting a small space nearContinue reading “Rep. Shimabukuro Obtains $3m for Higher Learning: The Wai`anae Education Center”
“Mahalo nui loa to the ILWU for its on-going support of my campaigns all these years!” ~Maile
Lynette Kotake of Makaha alerted Rep. Shimabukuro about the drainage problem along Farrington Highway, which lead to the devastating flooding in the area. Fortunately, Rep. Shimabukuro obtained $3.5m to help address the blockage. Click the image for the full story and video Rep. Shimabukuro shows news reporters the debris in a Makaha streambed, which wasContinue reading “Rep. Shimabukuro Helps Protect Wai`anae Coast Residents from Floods”
REP. MAILE S. L. SHIMABUKUROHAWAI`I STATE CAPITOL415 S. BERETANIA STREET,ROOM 406HONOLULU, HAWAI`I 96813(808) 586-8460 (PH) / (808) 586-8464 (FAX)firstname.lastname@example.org WORK EXPERIENCEJanuary 2003 –PresentREPRESENTATIVE, DISTRICT 45 (WAI`ANAE/MĀKAHA/MĀKUA), HAWAI`I STATE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVESVice-Chair, Hawaiian Affairs Committee; Member, Education, Higher Education, Health, and Human Services Committees; Women’s Caucus; Hawaiian Caucus June 2001 – PresentATTORNEY, LEGAL SERVICES OGANIZATIONRepresent clientsContinue reading “Maile’s Resume”
Unfortunately, the Civil Unions bill (HB444), which I supported, is often confused with other issues. To clarify its purpose and my reason for supporting it, here’s a summary of the key points: The bill did not:1. Legalize gay marriage.2. Change the definition of “marriage,” which is reserved for a man and a woman.3. Require anyContinue reading “Civil Unions bill HB444”
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Dear Rep. Shimabukuro, I read your blog regarding HB444. I’m glad that you sound like you support it. I am not gay myself, but I fully respect the rights of others and do not see any reason why gay marriage, let alone civil unions, threaten anyone. Claims that gay marriage threatens the institution of marriageContinue reading “Letter from Chet Urata re HB444”