2018 Primary Election Candidates

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KANE, Dain P.
Name on ballot:

KANE, Dain P.

Running for:

State House

District (if applicable):

District 8

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Current occupation:

Educator - Public School



Previous job history:

Self Employed

Previous elected office, if any:

Maui County Council Member - 4 terms (8 years)

What qualifies you to represent the people of Hawaii?

Work experience in the private and public sectors, along with elected public office experience. The ability to look beyond self - to serve the public's interests. Seek out information and do analyses to make informed decisions, and seek to do what's right versus popular.

What are the top three challenges facing the voters you seek to represent?

Maintaining the opportunities of our citizenry to live safely, work productively, and thrive in District 8, on Maui, and in Hawaii. Improve the quality of services that State Government is responsible to provide in Public Education & Healthcare, along with greater effort to protect our natural & cultural resources.

If elected, what will be your highest legislative priority?

Working with colleagues and the executive branch, along with public non-profits, building trades, and other public & private stakeholders to effectuate affordable housing throughout Hawaii.

If elected, what can you do to improve the lives of your constituents?

It's necessary to be consistently engaged with our district's citizenry to be informed of their needs/struggles. It's also necessary to forge, nurture, and maintain working relationships with other legislators and executive branch decision makers to legislate and effectuate positive change.

Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?

I'm committed to Hawaii and its People, and will conduct myself with fairness, dignity, and respect.

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