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October 1973

From the President (Melvia Kawashima)
Epitome of a Leaguer...
State Convention Highlights!
Speakers' Bureau (Rhoda Miller)
Goals
Pollution Control Costs Debated
Effective Planning and Action
Going to Court in the Public Interest
73 Council (Melvia Kawashima)
Budget - 1973-74
ERA - What it Means to You
Officers
Flowers to 1971-73 State Board
Trade Action - Trade Alert!
Overseas Education Fund
Land Use Notes
Alert for August

Goals

Housing: A study of the social impact of living conditions. The state in concert with federal and local governments and the private sector, must mobilize to provide adequate living conditions at reasonable cost for hawaii's residents. The state should establish a framework for sustaining an aggressive program that will increase the supply of low and moderate income homes and bring costs in line with ability to pay.

Land Use: Support comprehensive planning as the basis of land use decisions, public input into the planning process, a device to ensure coordination and cooperation between the counties and the state in planning and plan implementation. Tthere should be strict controls on land uses in the conservation district in order to preserve the terrain and character of the surrounding areas, and protect the natural resources.

Solid Waste: Support recycling and resource recovery by private industry with cooperation and support from government.

Campaign Ppractices and Financing: Contributions as well as expenditures should be covered law. Disclosure should be made before elections, with a cut-off date for receipt of contributions before the election. The law should define contributions. Penalties for violation should be provided in the law, support the state's free distribution to voters of bi-partisan pamphlets on candidates and ballot issues, if feasible

Ethics: Support of a state code of ethics administered by a board of ethics, covering all elected and appointed state officials, consisting of broad principles designed to protect and inform the public and the public servant and to provide fair and equal treatment to all.

Schools: Support the public's rights and interests concerning the administration, policy setting, and budget making for the statewide schools system: Support the goal of equal financing and equal educational opportunities for each child. The study of management of curriculum in relation to the management audit of the DOE.

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