Senators Respond to Landmark Signing of the Native Hawaiian Roll

Honolulu- Officials and members of the public joined together at Washington Place today for the historic signing of the Native Hawaiian Roll. The signing was accompanied by a petition of signatures in support of the roll. State Senators offered the following remarks in response to the landmark signing of the Native Hawaiian Roll: Today’s signing is a great testimony to the courageous individuals who decades ago saw injustice and stepped forward,” said Senator Brickwood Galuteria,…

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Meet University of Hawaii Athletic Coaches at Hawaii Kai Town Hall Meeting

HONOLULU — University of Hawaii Warriors Head Coach Norman Chow, along with UH Athletic Director Jim Donovan, UH Rainbows Baseball Head Coach Mike Trapasso and UH Wahine Basketball Head Coach Laura Beeman, will be updating Hawaii Kai residents about the University of Hawaii’s athletics program and their exciting upcoming season. Residents will also have a chance to get personalized autographs from the coaches. The town hall meeting, which is being coordinated by Sen. Pohai Ryan,…

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Area Legislators to Hold Series of Town Hall Meetings

HONOLULU- On the heels of the last day of the 2012 Legislative Session, Senator Pohai Ryan has coordinated a series of town hall meetings for residents to receive a post-session legislative update. The first meeting will be held at the Keolu Elementary School Cafeteria on Tuesday, May 22 from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 pm. Each town hall meeting will also feature different guests, including Ted Radovich, PhD., from the University of Hawaii’s College of Tropical Agriculture and…

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Public Invited to Clean Energy Fair

HONOLULU —  With the State looking into ways of making Hawaii more energy-sustainable, Senator Pohai Ryan is inviting the public to a Clean Energy Fair, which will be held on Saturday, March 31, 2012 at the Hawaii National Guard Training Center in Bellows from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon.  “I am hosting this event because I believe it is important for residents to be informed of the different forms of clean energy available,” said Senator…

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Windward Legislators to Host Waimanalo Town Hall Meeting

Waimanalo, Oahu-   Senator Pohai Ryan will host a Waimanalo Town Hall meeting on Wednesday, February 22, 2012, from 5:30 – 7:30pm at the Hawaii National Guard Training Center at Bellows. Representative Chris Lee and Honolulu City and County Councilmember Ikaika Anderson will also be joining her. The meeting will begin with a viewing of “The Rain Follows the Forest,” a half-hour film illustrating the importance of watershed protection and restoration.  In the film produced by…

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Windward Oahu Community to Receive Update on Natural Resources

Kailua, Oahu — The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) will be updating the Kailua residents about projects under its jurisdiction on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Kainalu Elementary School.   The DLNR representatives presenting are: Guy Kaulukukui, DLNR Deputy Director, will provide division reports for the Windward District Ed Underwood, of the Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation-Kailua Bay Paul Conry, of Hamakua Wetlands, Kawainui Marsh and Ulupo The…

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Aloha Connects to APEC Presentation and Talk Story Session Held in Kailua

KAILUA, OAHU — Ahead the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) being held on Oahu next month, a viewing of a short film called, “Aloha Connects,” will be hosted by Senator Pohai Ryan on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 at the Kailua Elementary School Cafeteria (315 Kuulei Road) from 5:30 to 8 p.m. “Aloha Connects,” produced by Enterprise Honolulu, shares the story of the advantages of doing business in Hawaii. The project is designed to connect Hawaii…

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Geothermal Summit Held in Waimanalo

HONOLULU –About 120 people attended a Geothermal Summit held on October 15, 2011 at the Hawaii National Guard Training Center Auditorium and Dining Center, located in Bellows Air Force Station. Three geothermal companies participated in the Summit: Innovations Development Group, Ku‘oko‘a and Puna Geothermal Venture. The event was coordinated and hosted by Sen. Pohai Ryan, who represents District 25, encompassing Hawaii Kai, Waimanalo, Keolu Hills, Lanikai and Kailua. “The decision to organize the summit was…

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Senator Pohai Ryan Speaks on Geothermal

Senator Pohai Ryan (District 25) spoke with Sunrise’s Howard Dicus this morning about the Geothermal Summit that is being held this Saturday, October 15, 2011, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend the summit, which will take place at the Hawaii National Guard Training Center Auditorium and Dining Center, located at Bellows Air Force Station. Three geothermal companies will be participating in the Summit, which is being coordinated and hosted…

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Public Invited to Geothermal Summit

HONOLULU – The public is invited to a Geothermal Summit that will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2011, from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. It will take place at the Hawaii National Guard Training Center Auditorium and Dining Center, located in Bellows Air Force Station. Three geothermal companies will be participating in the Summit, which is being coordinated and hosted by Sen. Pohai Ryan, who represents District 25, encompassing Hawaii Kai, Waimanalo, Keolu Hills,…

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