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UHPA Endorses David Tarnas, House District 7

With your support UHPA believes David Tarnas will be the next representative for House District 7.  He is a former UH Sea Grant Extension Agent for West Hawai‘i.  He currently serves as an environmental planner on projects for harbors, farms, fishponds and forest plantations.  He is knowledgable in the areas of scientific research facilities and […]

UHPA Endorses Alicia Maluafiti, Senate District 19

UHPA is pleased to endorse Alicia Maluafiti for Senate District 19.  Alicia holds an MA degree in Communications from Hawai‘i Pacific University, where she was a former faculty member, teaching undergraduate courses in communications.  Her experience in community and government relations work spans close to three decades, providing nonprofit organizations, associations, businesses, government entities, and unions with strategic support in communications, public affairs, outreach and […]

UHPA Endorses Jarrett Keohokalole, Senate District 24

UHPA believes Jarrett will be a strong Senator for UHPA, advocating on behalf of faculty.  Jarrett has demonstrated his knowledge of our issues as a member of the House of Representatives, representing House District 48.  Jarrett is a graduate of the UH William S. Richardson School of Law and focused his work on invasive species […]

UHPA Endorses Dean Hazama, House District 36

UHPA is endorsing a new comer to the legislature, Dean Hazama who is running for House District 36.  Dean is not new to serving his community or paying attention to the needs of the State.  Dean has served on the Neighborhood Board for 16 years, 8 of them as the Chair.  Dean is in a […]

UHPA Endorses Scot Matayoshi, House District 49

UHPA endorses another newcomer to the legislative process, Scot Matayoshi, House District 49.  Scot is currently an Associate at the law firm of Schlack Ito.  Scott received his law degree from the University of Hawai‘i’s William S. Richardson School of Law.  He also taught science at Nanakuli Middle School and continues his involvement in education […]