TOWN HALL MEETING ON WEST O‘AHU EDUCATION

MEDIA ADVISORY – For immediate release
November 16, 2015

Senate Contact: Sen. Mike Gabbard 808-586-6830
Media Contact: Jill Kuramoto 808-586-6261

TOWN HALL MEETING ON WEST O‘AHU EDUCATION
WHO: State Senator Mike Gabbard (Dist. 20 - Kapolei, Makakilo, and portions of ‘Ewa, Kalaeloa, and Waipahu)
State Senator Will Espero (Dist. 19 - ‘Ewa Beach, Ocean Pointe, ‘Ewa by Gentry, Iroquois Point, portion of ‘Ewa Villages)
State Senator Clarence Nishihara (Dist. 17 - Waipahu, Crestview, Manana, Pearl City, Pacific Palisades)

WHAT: West O‘ahu Education Town Hall Meeting

WHEN: Tuesday, December 1, 2015
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

WHERE: UH West O‘ahu Multi-Purpose Room
91-1001 Farrington Highway
Kapolei, HI 96707

HONOLULU, Hawai‘i – All things education in West O‘ahu is what is on the agenda at the Town Hall meeting on December 1st from 7-9 p.m. in the UH West O‘ahu Multi-Purpose Room. Co-Sponsored by State Senators Mike Gabbard, Will Espero and Clarence Nishihara, the evening discussion will focus on the Ewa, Kapolei, and Waipahu communities and will include an update on public K-12 school facilities, including electrical upgrades and AC, planned new schools, and curriculum. Leaders from UH West O‘ahu will talk about the long range plans for the university, its innovative programs, and its role in serving the broader community.

Some of the invited speakers are:

• Suzanne Mulcahy, Assistant Superintendent of the Office of Curriculum, Instruction and Student Support – Department of Education
• Dann Carlson, Assistant Superintendent, Office of School Facilities and Support Services – Department of Education
• Kathy Wong-Nakamura, Interim Vice Chancellor for Administration – UH West O‘ahu
• Doris Ching, Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs – UH West O‘ahu

The public is invited to attend the event that includes time for Q & A from the community.