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Kawakami Files to Run for County Council

LIHUE, HAWAII, June 2, 2016 – District 14 Rep. Derek S.K. Kawakami filed to enter the race for Kauai County Council today. Last month, he announced his intention not to seek re-election for his current position in the State Legislature to pursue a seat on the County Council. Kawakami previously served on the Kauai County Read the Rest…

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Passed Bills Introduced by Rep. Kawakami

2012 HB2626 HD2 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL HR155 Electric Vehicles; Parking and Charging Stations; Financing DBEDT to determine mechanisms to assist private parking lot owners with costs associated with providing parking stalls and charging units for electric vehicles. 2013 HB587 HD1 SD1 CD1 RELATING TO THE PENAL CODE. (includes persons dating/relationship. Read the Rest…

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Aloha Friends,

Aloha friends, Recently, I have been contemplating a decision that has been weighing on me for a while. After much deliberation, my family and I have decided that it’s time for me to come back home on a full-time basis. In the five years that I have served in the State Legislature, I have seen Read the Rest…

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