Oʻahu and Kaua‘i friends: Wednesday 04/13 is a big day. Don’t miss it.

Please take the time to show up.

That’s who wins you know. The people that show up.

On Kaua‘i at 6pm, there is a “must-attend” virtual panel and community discussion on what’s happened, what’s happening, and what still needs to happen with regards to climate change in Hawaiʻi.

In 2017 we became the first state to enact a law that aligned with the Paris Agreement. In 2021 Hawaiʻi became the first state to pass a Climate Emergency Resolution. What’s our Climate Action Plan in 2022 to back up these bold moves?

The discussion starts at 6pm. Register to attend at: https://bit.ly/climatelegislation

According to The Garden Island newspaper –

“The county’s four state lawmakers will tackle climate legislation and questions from their constituents at this Wednesday’s virtual Kaua‘i Climate Action Forum at 6 p.m.

The virtual event comes as the state Legislature’s 2022 session draws to a close, and one year after Hawai‘i became the first state in the nation to pass a climate emergency resolution.

Now, the forum’s hosts — environmental groups Kaua‘i Climate Action Coalition, Zero Waste Kaua‘i and the local chapter of the Surfrider Foundation — want to know what happens next.”

On Oʻahu –
Labor for Living Wages Rally @ State Capitol

Wednesday, April 13, 10 a.m.–Noon
Join Hawaiʻi’s labor unions and Raise Up Hawaiʻi supporters and rally at the Capitol in support of a strong minimum wage!

Add your body and your voice to send legislators a message they cannot ignore.

$18 by 2026 and elimination of the tip penalty is the demand.

All are welcome! A limited number of printed signs will be available on-site, but we encourage you to bring personalized ones if possible.

Wear Red! Sign, or no sign – Please just show up! Your body and your voice are important.

About garyhooser

This blog represents my thoughts as an individual person and does not represent the official position of any organization I may be affiliated with. I presently serve as volunteer President of the Hawaii Alliance for Progressive Action (H.A.P.A.) www.hapahi.org I am the former Vice-Chair of the Democratic Party of Hawaii. In another past life, I was an elected member of the Kauai County Council, a Hawaii State Senator, and Majority Leader, and the Director of Environmental Quality Control for the State of Hawaii - in an even earlier incarnation I was an entrepreneur and small business owner. Yes, I am one of the luckiest guys on the planet. Please visit my website AND sign up for my newsletter (unlike any email newsletter you have ever gotten, of that I am sure) - http://www.garyhooser.com/#four “Come to the edge.” “We can’t. We’re afraid.” “Come to the edge.” “We can’t. We will fall!” “Come to the edge.” And they came. And he pushed them. And they flew. - Christopher Logue (b.1926)
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