REPORT FROM SENATE MAJORITY – Senator Suzanne Chun Oakland, along with Representative Takashi Ohno and Councilmember Carol Fukunaga, will hold a community meeting on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Lanakila Elementary School Cafeteria. The lawmakers have invited guest speakers from the City & County of Honolulu’s Department of Transportation Services, State Department of Transportation, State Hawaii Housing Finance and Development Corporation, State Department of Education, Hawaii Public Housing Authority and State Department of Business and Economic Develop and Tourism.

“I encourage everyone to attend this meeting to learn about the various issues impacting our community ,” said Senator Suzanne Chun Oakland, who represents Senate District 13, encompassing Liliha, Palama, Iwilei, Kalihi, Nu‘uanu, Pacific Heights, Pauoa, Lower Tantalus and Downtown. “This event will also provide residents with the opportunity to meet their lawmakers and engage in discussion with government officials.”

The speakers will be updating the community on:

  • Kuakini Street Extension Project
  • Iwilei Senior Housing Development
  • Public Housing Projects
  • Highway Projects
  • Potential Homeless Solutions

The general public will have the chance to ask questions about legislative issues and the topics being discussed.