Three Strong Environmental Leaders Weigh In on Who Should Be The Next Hawaiʻi Governor

Below are three statements on Kai Kahele from three of the most influential environmental advocates in all Hawai’i.

Marti Townsend is a Honolulu environmental attorney, the former director of the Sierra Club of Hawaiʻi, and now working at Earth Justice. Read Marti’s thoughtful, well-reasoned, and from the heart – 6 reasons why I’m supporting Kai Kahele. by Marti Townsend

David Kimo Frankel is a former director of the Sierra Club of Hawai’i and a former attorney at Native Hawaiian Legal Corp. Read: “These three instances of Kahele in action are why I’m voting for Kahele for governor. by David Kimo Frankel”

Kau’i Pratt-Aquino is an advocate and community leader, founder, and principal attorney at Pratt Law Hawai‘i, LLC. She was formerly with the Institute for Native Pacific Education and Culture, Access to Justice Working Group, and ’Ahahui o Hawai’i. Read: “My direct personal experience working with Kahele on community issues that are important to us all as kanaka maoli, allies and as regular working-class people…” by Kau’i Pratt-Aquino

Please take the time to read these three powerful statements, then share them with friends and family.

My hope is that they will give you a better idea as to the depth of Kai Kahele’s commitment to our natural environment and to our community as a whole.

Gary Hooser

PS. In case you missed it here are my personal thoughts: Why I’m supporting Kai Kahele over Josh Green.

Note: This email and these statements are being published and sent without the authorization or approval of any candidate.

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.) 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) - “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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