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House District 16 - Niihau | Koloa | Kokee

Daynette “Dee” Morikawa (D)*

Age: 57
Job: State representative
Background: 36 years with the Kauai Department of Parks and Recreation

Do you support the constitutional amendment to allow public money to be spent on private preschool? Why?

I support allowing the people to decide; however, I am concerned about how the state will do this. I would rather see preschools be established in public schools first. Ultimately, we must provide every child access to early education, not just to those that can afford it.

What is your one big idea?

The Department of Health is a very toxic building, but in order to renovate it, we need spaces to move them to. This might be a problem for many