SENATOR INOUYE INVITES HĀMĀKUA COAST RESIDENTS TO LEGISLATIVE TALK STORY
WHO: Sen. Lorraine Inouye (Dist. 4 - Hilo, Hāmākua, Kohala, Waimea, Waikoloa, Kona)
WHAT: Town Hall Talk Story session
WHEN: Sunday, March 25, 2018
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Prince Kūhiō Kalaniana‘ole Elementary and Intermediate School
27-330 Old Māmalahoa Highway
Residents are invited to talk story and weigh in on key measures that are moving through the Legislature during this Session. This is the second of Sen. Inouye’s Legislative Talk Story sessions for residents of Senate District 4.
“This is an opportunity to talk about the very challenging issues and concerns faced by individuals, families, and kupuna, and also by businesses, farmers, and not-for-profit organizations,” said Sen. Inouye. “This is what being a State Senator is all about – having the experience and relationships to work with residents from throughout our very diverse district to problem solve and create opportunities.”
Measures of particular interest to the Pāpa‘ikou community include a $1.5 million Capital Improvement Program funding request to build a covered court complete with night lighting and necessary fencing at Kalaniana‘ole School. Also of interest to Kalaniana‘ole School families will be SB2083 to secure funding to introduce Expanded Learning Opportunities, also known as after-school programs, for this Title I school.
There will be time for discussion on other community-specific issues including the “Our Care, Our Choice” bill, proposed legislation to create an airport authority, kupuna care, and invasive species eradication efforts.
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