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Molokai To Get Update On State Health Drug Prescription Program

January 5, 2010, 8:57 AM HST
* Updated January 5, 8:58 AM
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Molokai residents will be updated on the status of the state’s health drug prescription program.  Kimberly Svetin, the president of Molokai Drugs, Inc., will be the guest at the upcoming meeting of the Governor’s Council of Neighbor Island Advisors for Moloka‘i.

There, she will provide an update on the status of state Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund issues and how they impact residents of Molokai.

The meeting is set for 3 p.m., Tuesday, January 12, 2010, at the Kulana ‘Oiwi, DHHL / OHA Conference Room, 600 Maunaloa Highway, Kaunakakai.  The public is invited to attend.

Governor Linda Lingle created councils of advisors to give neighbor islands a stronger voice in state government. The council of neighbor island advisors holds monthly public meetings to seek community input and advise the Governor of important issues on Moloka‘i.  The council also identifies and recommends potential nominees for state boards and commissions.

The members of the Governor’s Council of Neighbor Island Advisors for Moloka‘i are Robert Granger, Janice Kalanihuia, Jersula Manaba, Marlene Purdy and James Feeter.

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