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MAHALO NUI LOA TO THE FOLLOWING FOR MAKING THE HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR A SUCCESS!
ALL FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTORS TO FRIENDS OF MAILE SHIMABUKURO
VOLUNTEERS AND DONORS
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Kari Laa & Friends
Erika Liashenko & Ohana
Ursula & Richard Robles
Karma Sanchez-Garcia & Friends
Gwen & James Young
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Waianae Intermediate School
Waianae Lion's Club
Women of Waianae
WE APOLOGIZE IF WE FORGOT TO THANK YOU. PLEASE KNOW THAT YOUR HELP IS GREATLY APPRECIATED.
My wife, Carolyn, and I lived on the Waianae Coast for more than 20 years. As an activist at our state Capitol since 1980, I know state Rep. Maile Shimabukuro (Waianae/Makaha/Makua) has done a great job for us because I've worked with her on many issues facing the Waianae Coast and all Hawaii nei for the past six years.
I know for a fact when it comes to education Maile has been at the forefront. She has also done much to help to house the homeless and low income residents on the West side; has been actively involved in helping our na keiki, na kupuna, and native Hawaiians at the state Capitol and in Waianae; and has been active in helping many nonprofits in Waianae to help our kids become hardworking, productive, taxpaying citizens. I love this young lady because she has a great heart, she's sincere and she really cares about us and Waianae.
Please join Carolyn and me in voting for Maile on Election Day. After all, Maile is no ka oi, don't you agree?
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Monday, September 15, 2008
To: "Honolulu Star Bulletin"
Cc: "Honolulu Star Bulletin"
Date: Monday, September 15, 2008, 10:16 AM
REPRESENTATIVE MAILE SHIMABUKURO, DISTRCIT 45
My wife Carolyn and I lived on the Wai'anae Coast from 1986 to 2006, moving to Honolulu for two years and returning to Wai'anae on June 15, 2008. As an activist at our state capitol since 1980, I know Maile has done a great job for us because I've worked with her on many issues facing the Wai'anae Coast and all Hawaii nei for the past six years.
Maile has also done much for housing the homeless/low income residents on the West side at Kahikolu Ohana Hale O Waianae ($500K Op funds; $1M CIP); Habitat for Humanity grant-in-aids; Ohana Ola O Kahumanu: Rent Supplement Program. In Transportation Maile fought for needed funds ($2M) for turn lanes at Nanakuli and Haeakala Ave which will help to prevent accidents. Jobs for our young people have been a constant problem so Maile fought for and obtained grant-in-aid for the Wai'anae Maritime Academy. According to the news media the WMA and its founders do a lot for the kids in Wai'anae, training them to be constructive, productive, tax-paying citizens eventually making a contribution to their communities. MA'O Organic Farm Internship Program with LCC ($75K). Again Maile's hard work in support of this important non-profit is well known through the news media.
I could go on and on but let me close with these facts; Maile has worked hard in Human Services to help the disabled, na kupuna, na keiki, the disadvantaged, native Hawaiian's etc., etc. I personally appreciate Maile's efforts because I am a multi-disabled person, a kupuna, and native Hawaiian raised in Hawaiian Homesteads. I feel our District 45 is fortunate to have Maile Shimabukuro representing us at our state capitol. Please join Carolyn and I in voting for, and sending Maile back to our state capitol. After all Maile is no ka 'oi, don't you agree?
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BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT:
Now that school has started, let's help our keiki do the best they can!
Monday, September 8, 2008, 6-8pm, Wai`anae Elementary School cafeteria (Maile's alma matter)
-- Keiki games to win school supplies and books
-- Keiki and adult door prizes
-- Dinner served
-- Meet and greet Rep. Maile Shimabukuro
Enjoy Game Booths and Support Fundraisers For:
-- Cornerstone Kids
-- Golden Coast Christian Home School Group
-- Ohana Ola O Kahumana
-- Our Children Can Succeed
-- The Pentecostals of Waianae
-- Waianae Boys and Girls Club
-- Waianae Intermediate School
-- And other groups
Volunteers needed to:
-- Donate school supplies, children and adult door prizes (new or gently used items are ok)
-- Donate pupus and desserts
-- Help with reception, set-up/clean-up
-- Take pictures
-- Provide general manpower
For more information, contact Maile at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 349-3075
Tuesday, August 26, 2008
-- Lana Keamo, Wai`anae Coast resident
Monday, August 25, 2008
Friends of Maile Shimabukuro is seeking groups (non profits, businesses, government agencies, individuals.etc.) to host keiki game booths at events on 9/8/08 and 10/25/08. Groups will be paid $200-300 for their services.
Groups will be will be expected to bring all necessary tables, chairs, materials, prizes, etc. for their booths (groups will just be provided a space for their game).
The event details are as follows:
1) Back-to-School Night at Waianae Elementary Cafeteria, 9/8/08, 6-8pm
Theme: "Back to School" for keiki
Anticipated amount of children: 100
Payment to game booth hosts: $200
2) Halloween Spooktacular Celebration & Haunted House at Leihoku Elem. cafeteria, 10/25/08, 6-8pm
Anticipated amount of children: 200
Payment to game booth hosts: $300
Both events are free and open to the public. Friends of Maile Shimabukuro will be serving dinner & dessert, and will provide beverages.
Please let me know ASAP if you are interested in this fundraising opportunity for your group, and spread the word.
Aloha, Maile Shimabukuro
"It's obvious to anyone if you just drive down Farrington highway or if you live here how much this project is desperately needed," said Rep. Maile Shimabukuro, (D) Waianae.
It's the third facility opened under an emergency declaration by the governor. The first of three being built on the Leeward coast.
"[The declaration] allowed us to seek funds that otherwise would not have been available," says Russ Saito, State Coordinator of Homelessness.
[It also allowed] the shelter to be built while bypassing various codes and zoning restrictions.
"This project really couldn't have come any sooner," says Shimabukuro. "The emergency shelters are all brimming at the seams."
The shelter is opening just as the city begins more overnight park closures. It's the first step to getting homeless off the beach and into a home.
"Whether its drug and alcohol treatment, mental health treatment, job training, all those things will be combined to help these families transition," says Shimabukuro. "And to really combat this homeless crisis we see on the Wai`anae coast."
Subject: Katy Kok
Date: Saturday, August 23, 2008, 1:15 PM
Am sad to report the very unexpected and untimely death of Katy Kok. She passed away suddenly in her home on Tuesday.
Her sister, Lori Gossard, is staying at Katy's home and is currently arranging a memorial service. She's looking at sometime in the first full week of September at one of the beach parks. She has promised to let me know so I can try to get the word out via Westside Stories and/or e-mail.
* Per Hans Kok on 9/25 11 am, the family will not put ANYTHING into our newspaper.
Without a doubt, Nani O Waianae and the greater Wai'anae Coast community has lost a great advocate, leader, and friend to the environment
Please share this info with all your contacts and keep Katy's family in your thoughts and prayers through this difficult time.
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