Maile’s 2018 Sign-Waving Schedule Sep 24 – Nov 6: Mondays & Wednesdays

Aloha!  Join Friends of Maile Shimabukuro for sign waving starting on Monday 09/24/18 through 11/06/18 along Farrington Highway on: Mondays: 4:30-6pm @ Across Honokai Hale/Kamokila Community Park (see map below); and Wednesdays: 5:00-6:30am @ Honokai Hale -Kamokila Community Park: Other Democratic Candidates are welcome to join us. We will send out updates if there are any changes. Hope toContinue reading “Maile’s 2018 Sign-Waving Schedule Sep 24 – Nov 6: Mondays & Wednesdays”

Hawaii Democratic Women’s Caucus Endorses Sen. Shimabukuro

From: Hawaii Democratic Womens Caucus To: Maile Shimabukuro Sent: Tuesday, September 18, 2018, 8:18:24 PM HST Subject: Hawaii Democratic Women’s Caucus endorsement Dear Senator Shimabukuro, We’re pleased to inform you that the Women’s Caucus of the Democratic Party of Hawaii is endorsing you in the General election. We congratulate you on your successful Primary election and support you in theContinue reading “Hawaii Democratic Women’s Caucus Endorses Sen. Shimabukuro”

Senator Shimabukuro: Sand Erosion at Makaha Beach 9/3/18

KHON2: “Sand restoration begins Tuesday to protect homes at Makaha Beach” By: Kimberlee Speakman Posted: Sep 03, 2018 HONOLULU (KHON2) – Homeowners at “Klausmeyer’s” surf break at the east end of Makaha Surfing Beach are getting some help to save their property from further erosion. Tuesday morning, sand restoration work will begin. Longtime Makaha residentContinue reading “Senator Shimabukuro: Sand Erosion at Makaha Beach 9/3/18”

Your Neighbors & Friends Who Endorse Maile

“Maile has the track record, experience, and character needed to be our Senator. Join us in voting to re-elect her!” •Shirley and Richard Landford • Patty Kahanamoku Teruya • Kaina Nakanealoha, Leena, and Francis Farreilly • Paula and Ed Werner • Doug and JoAnn Westbrook Tony Keola Matautia Mele Worthington Cisco Santos and Patrice TannaContinue reading “Your Neighbors & Friends Who Endorse Maile”

Senator Shimabukuro Featured in HPR Story About SB2719 (7/12/18)

Ku’uwehi Hiraishi, “Survivors Now Have More Time to Sue for Clergy Sex Abuse,” Hawaii Public Radio, 12 July 2018. A new law in Hawaiʻi now gives survivors of child sexual abuse more time to file claims against their abuser. Reforms to the state’s statute of limitations have been key in exposing the extent of childContinue reading “Senator Shimabukuro Featured in HPR Story About SB2719 (7/12/18)”

Senator Shimabukuro’s Efforts on Behalf of Sexual Abuse Victims Featured in ‘PEW Stateline’ 7/31/18

Excerpt from Rebecca Beitsch’s “#MeToo Has Changed Our Culture. Now It’s Changing Our Laws,” PEW Stateline, 31 July 2018. Statute of Limitations States have spent the past several years expanding statutes of limitation for sex crimes. In some states, victims could not seek justice if they didn’t report the assault within a few years of theContinue reading “Senator Shimabukuro’s Efforts on Behalf of Sexual Abuse Victims Featured in ‘PEW Stateline’ 7/31/18”

Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest & Hawaii Endorses Senator Maile Shimabukuro for the 2018 Primary & General

Note: Portions of the following letter, received on 7/23/18, have been omitted for publication. Dear Senator Shimabukuro, Congratulations! We are thrilled to announce that you have received the endorsement of Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest & Hawaii for the 2018 election cycle. You have been a strong supporter of women’s health and equality and we knowContinue reading “Planned Parenthood Votes Northwest & Hawaii Endorses Senator Maile Shimabukuro for the 2018 Primary & General”

Star-Advertiser Endorses Senator Maile Shimabukuro for Primary 2018

Star-Advertiser 7/23/18: District 21 (Kalaeloa- Waianae-Makaha): Democratic incumbent Maile Shimabukuro faces Timothy Riley, a retired Georgia assistant county commissioner who’s also worked as a rehabilitation and child counselor. He advocates tackling housing and cost-of- living problems by raising the minimum wage and fixing the Jones Act. Shimabukuro has been adept at advocating for the districtContinue reading “Star-Advertiser Endorses Senator Maile Shimabukuro for Primary 2018”

HNN (7/11/18): New Window Allows Sex Abuse Victims to File Claims from Decades Ago

  New Window Allows Sex Abuse Victims to File Claims from Decades Ago By: Lynn Kawano, Hawaii News Now HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Adults who were victims of sex abuse as children have another chance to come forward and make claims under a new, two-year window for civil lawsuits. Similar openings ended with dozens of pedophilesContinue reading “HNN (7/11/18): New Window Allows Sex Abuse Victims to File Claims from Decades Ago”

Congratulations Mrs. Makaha-Crystal Nielsen & Mrs. Wai’anae-Katelin Manansala!

Talk about the full package ~ Mrs. Wai’anae-Katelin Manansala, and Mrs. Makaha-Crystal Nielsen, both home school their children, and focus on promoting the health and well-being of our community. I had the pleasure of seeing them in action at the 07/08/18 Breathe Aloha fundraiser to benefit “Arise Five” non-profit organizations: Ho’ola Na Pua, She Rescue,Continue reading “Congratulations Mrs. Makaha-Crystal Nielsen & Mrs. Wai’anae-Katelin Manansala!”

KITV Interview of Sen. Shimabukuro and Rep. Gates 7/8/18: School Business

New Law Allows Schools to Sell Goods By: Jordan Segundo, KITV; 07/08/18 Schools can now be “open for business” thanks to a bill spearheaded by Waianae High School. Senate bill 2051 is slated to become law on July 10. The bill allows individual Department of Education schools and programs operated within a school, to engageContinue reading “KITV Interview of Sen. Shimabukuro and Rep. Gates 7/8/18: School Business”

Stacelynn Eli, Rep. Cedric Gates & Sen. Maile Shimabukuro Work Together to Serve the Community

“I enjoy collaborating with other community leaders to respond to our constituents’ needs, and come up with solutions to our most pressing problems.” ~ Sen. Maile Shimabukuro. L-R: Stacelynn Eli, Rep. Cedric Gates, and Sen. Maile Shimabukuro.