retired - Pacific Bell, 22 years; Mauna Kea Resort, 2 years; Hawaii County Council, 8 years
Hawaii County Council
My leadership capability, willingness to stand up for the people & take on tough issues, fairness, honesty, hard-working, innovative, persistence in legislative issues, and eight years on the Hawaii County Council.
There are four: Build a new Kona Hospital near the Kona Airport; get a 4-year university in Kona; affordable rentals; and emergency housing for homeless.
I will work on all four of the challenges: hospital, university, affordable rentals, & emergency housing for homeless.
Trauma Level 3 and teaching hospital, dialysis unit in Ka'u, Physician's Assistant program in Kona, re-purpose the old Kona Hospital for long-term care, drug rehab, and homeless shelter.
I am honest, fair, innovative, hard-working, represent the people - not special interests, dedicated to the public health, safety, and welfare. Help to start the first keiki dental clinic in Kona.