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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NEWS RELEASE: Lawmakers listen community meeting draws large attendance in Haiku

Posted on Oct 14, 2015 in Latest Department News, Newsroom, Office of the Governor Press Releases

Honolulu, Hawaii — Representative Lynn DeCoite (East Maui, Molokai, Lanai) and leaders from the Hawaii State House of Representatives held a Lawmakers Listen session at the Haiku Community Center last night where they heard a wide range of concerns from residents in the area.

Members of the community were invited to share their questions and concerns directly with Rep. DeCoite, Speaker of the House Joseph M. Souki, legislative leaders and Maui Representatives Yamashita, McKelvey, Ing and Woodson.

‘Lawmakers Listen’ is an ongoing series of community town halls across the state with district Representatives, members of the House Leadership, and Committee Chairpersons.  The purpose of the meetings is for legislators to listen to the concerns of area residents and to discuss solutions.



  • Community: Members of the public in attendance at the community meeting
  • Panel: Rep. Lynn DeCoite (standing), fellow Maui Representatives, and members of the House Leadership answer questions from members of the community. (L to R) Reps. Angus McKelvey, Kyle Yamashita, Lynn DeCoite, Joseph Souki, Cindy Evans, Kaniela Ing, Justin Woodson, Sylvia Luke.

William Nhieu

Assistant Director of Communications

Hawaii House of Representatives – Majority

Office: 808-587-7242

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