2018 Primary Election Candidates

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KOPELMAN, Orion (Ori)
Name on ballot:

KOPELMAN, Orion (Ori)

Running for:

Maui Mayor

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Current occupation:

Project Management Consultant



Previous job history:

Silicon Valley executive, Owned and managed a management consulting firm.

Previous elected office, if any:


What qualifies you to represent the people of Hawaii?

Lived in Maui for 25 years. Have helped organizations worldwide become more efficient. Know how to do this in an Aloha manner.

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

1. Lack of good paying jobs.
2. High Cost of living.
3. Not trusting a government they view as corrupt, and feeling like their vote doesn't matter.

If elected, what will be your highest legislative priority?

Getting legislation passed which will ban GMOs until they are proven safe.

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

Restoring their faith in a government that is honest, trustworthy, and knows how to get things done.

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

I am not raising any money so I cannot be bought. I am spending less than $1000 on my campaign. I want to get money out of politics. Also, I have a vision of the ideal society of the future, Mauitopia, which can make Maui truly nokaoi!

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