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2011 End of Session Yamashita

2011 End of Session Yamashita

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Published by: Thelma Dreyer on Jan 18, 2012
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Representative Kyle Yamashita

District 12 - Pukalani, Makawao, Olinda, Pulehu, Kula, Ulupalakua
State Capitol, Room 422 • Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 Phone: (808) 586-6330 • NI Direct: 984-2400 x66330 Fax: (808) 586-6331 E-mail: repyamashita@capitol.hawaii.gov Aloha Neighbors: It is my privilege to serve our community for another legislative biennium. This session, I am excited to serve as Chair of the Legislative Management committee and as the Vice Chair of the Labor and Public Employment committee. I am also a member of the committees on Finance, Transportation, and Public Safety and Military Affairs. We at the legislature remain committed to working will all of you towards making our community and state a better place to live, work, and raise a family. Please do not hesitate to contact me to voice your concerns. I welcome the opportunity to work with you and make government responsive to all people. Your input helps me to do my best to represent the people of Upcountry Maui. Sincerely,

Boys and Girls Club of Maui Youth of the Year. Zachary Jarman (2010) & Leah Kinores (2011)

Bills of Interest
HB1380– Encourages the use of local produce in Hawaii schools by establishing a “farm-to-school program” in the department of agriculture and “Hawaii-grown fresh fruit and vegetable program” in the department of education. HB978– Allows Kula Hospital to lease its medical clinic to Malama I Ke Ola Health Center. More members of the community will be able to receive the medical services they need.

Opening Day with Maui County Council Member, Mike White

At a Labor & Public Employment and Economic Revitalization & Business hearing

Signing a pledge to promote acceptance and be inclusive of people with disabilities

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Capital Improvement Project Requests
I have made the following requests for capital improvement projects which will benefit the residents of Upcountry Maui: Upcountry Maui Watershed Project: King Kekaulike High School: Surface Water System Supplemental Test Well: Haleakala Highway Improvements: Old Haleakala Highway Sidewalk: Central Maui Regional Park: $3,000,000 $38,000,000 $2,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,000,000 $9,000,000

Aloha Aina Earth Day
Aloha Aina Earth Day is a recycling community clean-up and fundraising event. Please bring your recyclable waste, help our environment, and trash into cash for our school! The event will take place in Upcountry Maui on Saturday, October 22, 2011 at King Kekaulike High School. All proceeds will benefit King Kekaulike High School. More details will be forthcoming as the date of the event approaches. We are expecting to collect the following materials : Scrap metal, bicycles and appliances Beverage containers Cooking oil Cellular phones Printer cartridges Newspaper, cardboard, telephone books and magazines Used eyeglasses and hearing aids All kinds of batteries E-waste: computers, printers, etc. Usable clothing and household items Books Plastic bags
Visit http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov to view my profile and keep track of what is happening at the legislature View my photos on Flickr! Visit http://www.flickr.com/photos/58017545@N03/

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