2018 Primary Election Candidates

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Name on ballot:

TOKIOKA, James Kunane

Running for:

State House

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Current occupation:

State Representative & New Business Manager Sp



Previous job history:

Restaurant Owner
Hotel Manager

Previous elected office, if any:

Kaua’i County Council

What qualifies you to represent the people of Hawaii?

Twelve years in the State House,Ten years on the County Council and twenty five years in hotel and restaurant management/ownership.

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

Affordable housing, affordable healthcare and traffic.

If elected, what will be your highest legislative priority?

Affordable housing

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

I will continue to advocate for the people in district 15 and the island of Kaua’i.
Continue to lobby for public school teachers and facilities, continue to address the ongoing traffic issues, continue to get funding for state highway projects as I have for the past 12 years. Over 100 million dollars over the last 10 years.

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

If reelected I will continue to seek your advice through the surveys that I send out every year for the past 12 years and you can depend on me to respond whenever you contact my office.

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