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December General Meeting

Initiative and Referendum Study
Honolulu League of Women Voters

The Honolulu League of Women Voters General Meeting will be held December 10, 1988 (Saturday) at the Outrigger Canoe Club, 2909 Kalakaua Avenue, beginning at 8:30 a.m. A panel discussion will be presented entitled "SHOULD COUNTY INITIATIVES AND REFERENDUMS BE ALLOWED ON ISSUES DEALING WITH LAND USE, PLANNING OR ZONING?" Panel members are:

Senator Mary-Jane McMurdo, former leader of the Initiative Committee Hawaii which spearheaded the successful drive to include initiative for ordinances in the Honolulu Charter.

Senator Mary George, former president of the Honolulu League of Women Voters and former City Councilwomen.

Daniel R. Foley, former attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union, now in private practice. He is presently involved in arguing the case which would allow citizens to use initiatives for zoning before the Hawaii Supreme Court.

Dr. David L. Callies, Professor of law at the William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii, and planning consultant.

The moderator for the panel discussion is Carol Whitesell, former President of the Honolulu League of Women Voters, former member of the State Land Use Commission and now a planner with the Department of Land Utilization.

We would like to see all members attend the December General Meeting. Lunch will be served at 11:45 a.m. Please refer to the registration form enclosed with your Voter for information on the luncheon menu. There is no guest parking available at the Outrigger Canoe Club so guests must either park on the street or may take the #2 bus (Waikiki-Kapiolani Park). If you need to transfer other then at downtown, do so at King and Kalakaua near the Cinerama Theater.

For more information you may contact Marian Wilkins at 261-0549 or call the League office.

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