Team Maile Shimabukuro Wins Justice Games 2014

Team Maile Shimabukuro is this year’s Justice Games winner, beating out 11 other teams for the honor of 1st place in our annual downtown Honolulu scavenger hunt and pau hana fundraiser. Leeward staff attorney, Maile Shimabukuro sponsored the winning team. The competition on 7/18/14 was intense as teams raced around downtown Honolulu solving clues, performingContinue reading “Team Maile Shimabukuro Wins Justice Games 2014”

Excerpt from Star-Advertiser 26 July 2014

From Homelessness, special session spur candidates A former lawmaker and a community leader are among an incumbent’s rivals By Timothy Hurley Star-Advertiser 7/26/14 Shimabukuro, 43, has been a state senator since December 2010, when she was appointed by Gov. Neil Abercrombie to fill the seat vacated by Colleen Hana­busa, who was elected to Congress. [ShimabukuroContinue reading “Excerpt from Star-Advertiser 26 July 2014”

‘Wai‘anae Film Series: E Ho‘i i ke Ea – Hawaiian Independence’ 7/25/14, 5pm

From Hawaiian Kingdom Independence Blog Posted 7/23/14 Wai‘anae Film Series E Ho‘i i ke Ea: Hawaiian Independence for National and Global Justice Friday, July 25 Kamehameha Schools Community Learning Center at Nānākuli 89-101 Farrington Hwy. (Note: We have a new location!) 5:00pm – Pupus and dinner 5:30pm (sharp!) – Introductions and films 6:30pm – GuestContinue reading “‘Wai‘anae Film Series: E Ho‘i i ke Ea – Hawaiian Independence’ 7/25/14, 5pm”

Star-Advertiser Endorses Maile

Editorial: “Experience Makes the Difference” Star-Advertiser, 7/23/14 Incumbent Maile Shimabukuro faces Michael Kahikina in the Democratic primary for 21st District (Kalaeloa, Waianae, Makua). Kahikina has a long record of public service, including 12 years in the state House. However, Shimabukuro has represented the district well since being elected to the Senate in 2010 after servingContinue reading “Star-Advertiser Endorses Maile”

Sign Waving Primary 2014: Maps

Updated 7/24/14, 8/5/14 Sign waving for Friday 8/8 and Saturday 8/9 canceled because of weather. Click here for the announcement. Honokai Hale, 4-6pm: Friday 7/25, Monday 8/4, Wednesday 8/6, Friday 8/8 Tracks Beach, Thursday, 7/31/14, 6-8am Primary Election Day Depots Beach (across Haleakala Ave.), Primary Election Day, Saturday, 8/9/14, 8-9:15am Maili Beach Park (across St.Continue reading “Sign Waving Primary 2014: Maps”

Sign Waving Schedule: 2014 Primary Election!

Updated 8/5/14 Sign waving for Friday 8/8 and Saturday 8/9 canceled because of weather. Aloha! Join Friends of Maile Shimabukuro for sign waving on the following dates/times: – Thursday, 7/31/14, 6-8am @ Tracks Beach (across HECO power plant) – Monday, 8/4/14, 4-6pm @ Honokai Hale – Wednesday, 8/6/14, 4-6pm @ Honokai Hale – Friday, 8/8/14,Continue reading “Sign Waving Schedule: 2014 Primary Election!”

Planned Parenthood of Hawaii Action Network Endorses Maile’s 2014 Campaign

From: Laurie Temple Field Date: July 17, 2014 at 1:22:04 PM HST To: <maileshimabukuro@yahoo.com> Subject: Response requested: Planned Parenthood of Hawaii Action Network Endorsement Aloha Senator Shimabukuro, It is a pleasure to inform you that Planned Parenthood of Hawaii Action Network has endorsed your candidacy for Senate District 21. This endorsement acknowledges your commitment toContinue reading “Planned Parenthood of Hawaii Action Network Endorses Maile’s 2014 Campaign”

Civil Beat: ‘Candidate Q&A — Senate District 21: Maile Shimabukuro’

By The Civil Beat Staff Honolulu Civil Beat, 7/16/14 Read what Maile Shimabukuro has to say about her candidacy for Hawaii State Senate District 21. Editor’s note: For Hawaii’s Aug. 9 primary, Civil Beat asked candidates to answer some questions. The following came from Maile Shimabukuro, a Democratic candidate for state senator for District 21.Continue reading “Civil Beat: ‘Candidate Q&A — Senate District 21: Maile Shimabukuro’”

KITV4: ‘Vacancies on State Boards and Commissions Rise to 26’

Updated 7/15/14 KITV4 – 7/14/14 Required Financial Disclosures Trigger Growing Exodus of Board Members HONOLULU —Senator Maile Shimabukuro authored the bill that requires 15 additional state boards and commissions to make their financial disclosures public. But she calls the more than two dozen resignations an unintended consequence. “I am surprised that the numbers are soContinue reading “KITV4: ‘Vacancies on State Boards and Commissions Rise to 26’”

‘Big News: Hawaii Civil Window for child sex abuse victims EXTENDED; Includes public schools’

By Joelle Casteix The Worthy Adversary June 21, 2014 Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie just signed a law that extends Hawaii’s two-year civil window for sex abuse victims. But there’s more: victims in public schools are NOW eligible for accountability under the new law. For the first time, sex offenders in public schools and the peopleContinue reading “‘Big News: Hawaii Civil Window for child sex abuse victims EXTENDED; Includes public schools’”