Tiare Lawrence Receives First Endorsement From HSTAJune 1, 2016, 9:33 AM HST · Updated June 1, 9:33 AM 0 Comments
State House District 12 House candidate Tiare Lawrence received her first endorsement from the Hawaiʻi State Teachers Association.
HSTA represents 13,500 educators statewide. Lawrence is one of a few new candidates to be endorsed by HSTA.
In a May 19th press release, HSTA president Corey Rosenlee said “We carefully reviewed their stances on important issues, So we are confident these candidates deserve teacher’s vote”.
Lawrence released a statement saying, “I am pleased to announce I received my first endorsement from Hawaiʻi State Teachers Association today. Better education and increasing teacher salary is a top priority to me. Mahalo Nui to HSTA and all of our educators statewide.”
Lawrence is challenging incumbent Kyle Yamashita for the 12th district house seat.