Representative Justin Woodson will hold on to his seat in the state house following Saturday’s winner-take-all primary; while other incumbents from Maui advance in their respective races to compete in the November general election.
Senator J. Kalani English who represents District 7, and Representative Mele Carroll who represents District 13 in the state House, both serve constituents in their respective chambers that include representation of the the island of Lānaʻi.
The Lawmakers Listen event runs from 6 to 7:30 p.m. tonight, at the Kīhei Charter School stage room, located in the Līpoa Center in the old Hapa’s location near First Hawaiian Bank on East Līpoa Street.
The resolutions urge the governor and Public Utilities Commission to seek alternatives to the industrial wind generation facilities and inter-island high-voltage undersea electric transmission cable system proposed for the islands of Molokai and Lanai.
Maui representatives Kyle Yamashita and Mele Carroll are among a group of House members voicing opposition to a consultant report that seeks tax increases, including a 0.5% increase in the general excise tax.