In a joint effort to address concerns of Big Island residents, State Senate and House lawmakers will hold community meetings in Laupahoehoe, Honoka'a, Waimea, North Kohala, Waikoloa and Kealakekua. Additional meetings will be held on March 15, 2008.
Big Island legislators want individuals to provide comments and suggestions on issues of concern and any bills that are of personal interest. Legislators will highlight bills that have crossed over and are still going through the legislative process.
Rep. Robert N. Herkes, D-5th (Puna, Ka'u, S. Kona), Rep. Clift Tsuji, D-3rd (S. Hilo, Panaewa, Kea'au, Kurtistown), Rep. Josh Green, D-6th (Keauhou, Kailua-Kona, Honokohau), Rep. Cindy Evans, D-7th (N. Kona, S. Kohala), Rep. Dwight Y. Takamine, D-1st (N. Kohala, Hamakua, N. Hilo), Rep. Faye P. HanoHano, D-4th (Pahoa, Hawaiian Acres, Kalapana), Sen. Russell S. Kokubun (Ka'u, Puna, S. Hilo), Sen. Lorraine R. Inouye (Hilo, Honoka'a, Laupahoehoe, Hamakua, Keaukaha, Waimea)
Saturday, Feb. 23, 2008
8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. Laupahoehoe-Laupahoehoe High School Band Room
9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Honoka'a-North Hawaii Education & Research Center
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Waimea-North Hawaii Comm. Hospital Conference Room
1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. North Kohala-Kohala Intergenerational Center
3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Waikoloa-Waikoloa Village Golf Course Comm. Center
5:00 p.m.-6:00 pm. Kealakekua-Kona Hospital Conference Room 2