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April 2007
President's Report, Spring 2007 (Marianna Scheffer)
Notice of Annual Meeting
Publicly-Funded Elections (Sue Dursin)
Report from the 2007 Nominating Committee (Marian Wilkins)
Treasurer's Report / Proposed Budget April 2007
Proposed Program for 2007-08
Initiative / Referendum (Sue Dursin)
Candidate Forums (Sue Dursin)
State Convention
Vote Count (Marian Wilkins)
Kona Meeting (Marian Wilkins)
Minutes - LWV Hawaii County - March 10, 2007 (Maiden Temple)
D.C. Voting Rights - Part I (Sue Irvine)
D.C. Voting Rights - Part II (Marianna Scheffer)
Washington, D.C. Voting Rights

Proposed Program for 2007-08

  1. PUBLIC CAMPAIGN FINANCING: Action to support public financing of campaigns at both the county and state levels.

  2. LEGALIZED GAMBLING IN HAWAI'I: Action to oppose legalization of any form of gambling in Hawai'i, with the exception of social gambling (gambling in which the house does not take a cut.)

  3. INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM: Action to support full initiative rights to citizens in Hawai'i County.

  4. VOTER EDUCATION: Action to support the dissemination of information concerning election deadlines, issues, and candidates.

  5. VOTER ACCESS: Action to support registration, ballot privacy and safety, access for all.

  6. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT: Action to support the community development process through to its final stages.

  7. SUNSHINE IN GOVERNMENT: Action to support transparency in government decision-making.

Please note: This list is open for serious revision, either in the wording of items shown, or for deletion and addition of items. We will need a “point person” or chair for each item.

For comparison with the Proposed Program:

Adopted at the April 2005 Annual Meeting: Issues for 2005-2006:

  1. Voter education registration and access to voting.
    Point Persons: Marian Wilkins and David Holzman

  2. Preservation and public access of mauka and makai land.
    Point Person: Marian Wilkins

  3. Against Hawaii gambling.
    Point Person: Gail Laros

  4. Support programs for violence prevention.
    Point Person: Marni Herkes

  5. Protect watersheds, forests, and other natural resources.
    Point Person: Karin Hazelhoff

  6. Support Hawaii Clean Elections campaign finance reform.
    Point Persons: Andrea Dean, David Holzman, Lois Cecil

  7. Put LWV members on County and State boards and commissions.

  8. Support energy conservation and alternatives to oil.
    Point Person:

  9. Continued support of initiative and referendum for all issues at the County level.
    Point person: Marian Wilkins

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