Educator - Public School
Maui County Council Member - 4 terms (8 years)
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.
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.
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.
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.
I'm committed to Hawaii and its People, and will conduct myself with fairness, dignity, and respect.