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STANDING UP FOR OUR COMMUNITY,
TOGETHER.

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DISTRICT 43    KAPOLEI       MAKAKILO

     I am your State Representative District 43 candidate for our community of Kapolei and Makakilo, where I grew up and my family has resided for over 30 years.  Mahalo for your support as we change Hawai'i for the better.                                                         

WHY VOTE FOR

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KANANI IS THE CANDIDATE WHO IS QUALIFIED TO SERVE YOU.

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KANANI IS THE ONLY CANDIDATE WHO GREW UP IN OUR DISTRICT AND SPENT OVER 30 YEARS ALONGSIDE OUR COMMUNITY MEMBERS.

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KANANI'S FOCUS IS ON HELPING OUR LOCAL FAMILIES AND KEIKI THRIVE.

KANANI IS QUALIFIED TO WORK FOR YOU 

Kanani is a licensed attorney in the State of Hawai'i and Washington D.C.  From K-6th grade, Kanani attended Maryknoll Grade School.  She is a 2003 Kamehameha Schools' graduate.  

 

Kanani holds a B.A. from the University of Southern California in political science with a minor in cinema/television, a Master's degree in education (curriculum and instruction) from Chaminade University, a Juris Doctor from the University of Hawai'i, William S. Richardson School of Law, and a Master of Laws in Environmental Law, Natural Resources Law and Energy Law from Lewis and Clark Law School.

 

Kanani has worked in the public sector and in private practice.  She is also a Lecturer at the University of Hawaii, West O'ahu where she teaches business law.

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Kanani and nephew Royce at her University of Hawaii Law School graduation.

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Past Involvement:

  • NCAA Division I athlete, USC Women's Rowing Team

  • Summer Extern, Honorable David Alan Ezra, United States District Court

  • Intern to Chief Division Counsel, Federal Bureau of Investigation

  • Former Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, City & County of Honolulu

  • Featured Movie Blog Writer for The Honolulu Advertiser

  • Advisory Board Member, Caring for Hawai'i Neonates (An organization of neonatal nurses)

  • Board Member, ACLU of Hawai'i

A LIFELONG RESIDENT OF DISTRICT 43

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KANANI'S PARENTS, PATRICK AND JULIA SOUZA, BOUGHT THEIR FAMILY HOME IN KAPOLEI IN 1991.  RESIDENTS OF OVER 30 YEARS.

 

PRIORITIES

ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC SUSTAINABILITY

Protecting our natural resources and formulating ways to promote sustainability through farm-to-table efforts are essential to promoting self-reliance and community health.  Our State should prioritize reducing our carbon footprint when engaged in any action involving development.

STANDING UP FOR OUR LOCAL FAMILIES

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"WITH THE COMPLEXITIES OF THESE TRYING TIMES, WE NEED A LEADER WHO IS NOT AFRAID TO STAND UP AND SPEAK UP FOR THE PEOPLE OF OUR COMMUNITY AND STATE. JOIN ME IN CREATING A BETTER HAWAI'I FOR ALL."
 

'OHANA

GROWING UP IN HAWAI'I WITH A CLOSE-KNIT 'OHANA HAS PROVIDED KANANI WITH A SOLID FOUNDATION TO HELP OUR LOCAL FAMILIES.

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REGISTER TO VOTE

Every registered voter in the State of Hawai'i can vote in the upcoming election.  If you are not already registered to vote, you can register here:

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VOTE IN THE
GENERAL ELECTION

Voters will receive their mail-in ballots in the mail for the General Election by October 21, 2022.  The General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2022.

VOTE SOUZA IN THE GENERAL ELECTION ON NOVEMBER 8, 2022

MAHALO!

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