Vision of a Kaimuki Senator


“Les Ihara Image”

”’*Editor’s note: The Grassroot Institute of Hawaii requested that all lawmakers write down their vision for Hawaii over the next 20 years. Here is the vision submitted by Sen. Les Ihara Jr., D-Kaimuki.”’

My purpose in life is to transform the arena of politics so that people experience politics as a source of inspiration. I believe a healthy community in Hawaii can and will solve our problems and fulfill the possibilities originating in our hearts.

In my lifetime I envision the people of Hawaii being enriched by public life. In the face of challenges, the community