Spurring Economic Development

  • Funding for small business programs and innovation programs supported by state programs.
  • Supporting international student recruitment programs.
  • Supporting programs that help grow manufacturing companies in Hawaii.
  • Supporting resources to support the military presence in Hawaii.

Investing in Our Future

  • Supporting and expanding existing early learning programs.
  • Creating an infrastructure revolving fund to address Hawaii’s infrastructure needs.
  • Addressing the permitting issue in the Historic Preservation law for buildings over 50 years or older.

Improving Business Climate

  • Implementing  Workers’ Compensation – Vocational Rehabilitation caps to help with efficiency and abuse.
  • Addressing changes in state work place rules with regards to employer liability for harassment.
  • Improving the Land Use permitting process by allowing for more county level input.

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