Monday, March 31, 2008

Rep. Takamine Invites Public to "Lawmakers Listen" in Hilo

A few weeks prior to end of the 2008 Legislative session, Rep. Dwight Takamine (N. Kohala, S. Kohala, Hamakua, N. Hilo, S. Hilo) will bring House leaders and committee chairs together for a "Lawmakers Listen." Big Island residents will have the opportunity to ask questions, share concerns and interact with lawmakers before the legislature adjourns, scheduled for May 1st.

The meeting will give community members a chance to meet one-on-one, prior to the critical conference period when final decisions are made.

Saturday, April 12, 2008
4:30 – 6:00 p.m.

Honokaa High School Cafeteria
45-527 Pakalana St
Honokaa, HI 96727

Vice Speaker Pono Chong; Higher Education Chair Jerry Chang; Public Safety and Military Affairs Chair Cindy Evans; Consumer Protection & Commerce Chair Bob Herkes; Water, Land and Ocean Resources & Hawaiian Affairs Chair Ken Ito; Energy & Environmental Protection Chair Hermina Morita; Finance Chair Marcus Oshiro; Education Chair Roy Takumi; Agriculture Chair Clift Tsuji; Tourism & Culture Chair Ryan Yamane; and Economic Development & Business Concerns Chair Kyle Yamashita will join Rep. Takamine at the meeting.

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