2018 Primary Election Candidates

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Shane Sinenci
Name on ballot:

Shane Sinenci

Running for:

Maui County Council

District (if applicable):

East Maui

Political party:


Campaign website:


Current occupation:

Special Needs Teacher



Previous job history:

Architectural Draftsman

Previous elected office, if any:


What qualifies you to represent the people of Hawaii?

Bachelor of Architecture, University of Oregon
Teaching Certificate, Chaminade University of Honolulu
Chair, Hana Community Association

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

Affordable Housing for working class people, Upgrades to Civic Infrastructure, and the Management of Water Resources

If elected, what will be your highest legislative priority?

A major legislative priority is to enforce county policies; including funding efforts to identify policy infractions and fine violators appropriately.

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

If elected, I will work to manage the impacts of the visitor industry upon public infrastructure and on the environment so that local residents may also enjoy the serenity and natural beauty of their island home.

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

With the recent closure of the sugar industry on Maui, we have an opportunity to plan for a sustainable future that includes the production of local food sources, and the construction of public utilities systems designed for population growth.

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