Welcome our new Oʻahu Group Manager—Lauren Watanabe

Originally from East L.A., Lauren Watanabe is an artist and proud third generation working class Mexican-American. Her identity informs her passion for justice and she channels it into her work and art. After graduating from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, she was a community/political organizer with UNITE HERE Local 5 and discovered her profound … Read more

City should get serious about plastic bag ban

Honolulu Star-Advertiser |  May 8, 2017 Editorial| Our View Introduced by Councilman Brandon Elefante, Bill 59’s initial focus was to phase out the so-called reusable plastic bags by 2020 and also ban compostable plastic bags from checkout counters since Oahu lacks the commercial composting facility needed to cleanly break them down. It’s frustrating to see … Read more

Honolulu Charter Amendments — vote guide

Members have been asking for guidance on the 20 proposed Charter Amendments.

(Learn more about the Charter Commission on their website: www.honoluluchartercommission.org/)

Here is our advice on those that fall within our kuleana:

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