|One Journey, seen here performing at Ka`u High School after winning the Brown Bags to Stardom competition, |
appears in concert Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Kilauea Visitor Center Auditorium.
The county and state say that no Environmental Impact Statement is required to build the refinery on the ag land on Meyer Camp Road, just off Wood Valley Road.
A public hearing on the contract between Hawaiian Electric and `Aina Koa Pono will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 2 in Hilo at 9 a.m. at the State Building and in Kona at 4 p.m. at West Hawai`i Civic Center.
She explains that, given population growth over the past decade, if Hawai`i Island continues to have only three senators, each senator will represent 60,000 residents, where most other senators in the state will have only about 40,000 residents to represent.
|Malama Solomon wants more|
representation for Hawai`i Island.
She said that most of the military personnel are “nonresidents.” They consider their “homes” to be elsewhere in the USA where they are emotionally rooted and where they have permanent residences and where – historically — they vote.
Solomon says that a “fourth Senate Seat for Hawai`i Island, which also represents an additional vote for the neighbor islands as a group, can make a huge difference for neighbor islanders who are consistently left out by the Honolulu-centric manner that our state functions, both within and outside of government.”
The Hawai`i County Committee of the Democratic Party of Hawai`i has formally requested that the Statewide Reapportionment Commission reconsider its earlier decision on this matter.
The next meeting of the Reapportionment Commission in Honolulu is at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 19, and there’s a place on the agenda to discuss “community input received.”
Solomon urges community members to send in testimony ahead of time.
A TALK ABOUT CONTAINER PLANTS AND HERBS is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. tomorrow during the Plant and Seed Exchange at Naohulelua Garden on Kamaoa Road from noon to 3 p.m. Garden tours will also be available.
ONE JOURNEY, THE LOCAL WINNERS of the statewide Brown Bags to Stardom competition, perform live at Kilauea Visitor Center Auditorium this Tuesday at 7 p.m. Their CDs will be available for purchase and autographs. This After Dark in the Park program is free. A $2 donation is requested, and park entrance fees apply.