Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Kukui Connection - Rep. Mark Nakashima

Coming up on the Kukui Connection - Sunday July 12th (repeated July 26th), 4:00 p.m., Olelo, Channel 54 will be freshman Representative Mark Nakashima.

Rep. Nakashima represents District 1: North Kohala, South Kohala, Hamakua, North Hilo, and South Hilo. Geographically, it is one of the largest districts in the state.

He talks about:

*Economic activity of the district, predominantly agriculture and resort tourism
*The impact of the cancellation of incentive programs to the resort industry
*The long-awaited re-opening of the Mauna Kea Resort
*His background working in the state legislature and as an aide to former Congressman Spark Matsunaga
*His leadership role as National VP of the Jr. Chamber of Commerce
*His career as a public school social studies teacher
*Hamakua ditch
*Invasive species - varroa mite and coqui
*Education legislation

Kukui Connection is a weekly talk show, produced and hosted by Rep. Marilyn Lee.

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