2018 Primary Election Candidates

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KIDANI, Michelle
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KIDANI, Michelle

Running for:

State Senate

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Current occupation:

State Senator



Previous job history:

Executive Assistant, Neighborhood Commission Office;
Administrator MedQuest; Office Manager Waipahu Community Assn; Senior Advisor Honolulu City Council; Employee Involvement Mgr. Hawaiian TelCo

Previous elected office, if any:

Mililani Neighborhood Board

What qualifies you to represent the people of Hawaii?

45 years living in district; 10 years as Senator; 15 years as Neighborhood Board Member; 20 years as Mililani Town Assn. Board of Directors

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

Where will our children work and live? Is our public education properly funded to prepare our children for the 21st century economy? Creating an environment where our children and grandchildren and live/work/play in our community.

If elected, what will be your highest legislative priority?

Continue finding resources to recruit and retain our teachers; funding for public education.

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

Creating a public education system that is innovative and sustainable to provide high quality education for Hawaii's keiki.

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

HSTA Legislator of the Year; Hawaii Charter Schools Legislator of the Year; Friends of the Library Legislator of the Year; Hawaii Dental Association Legislator of the Year

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