Entries by Pine Staff

Pine: Community hurting, please don’t use illegal fireworks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 2, 2020 Pine: Community hurting, please don’t use illegal fireworks HONOLULU, HAWAI‘I – Noting the community’s high stress level and a large brush fire in the Wai‘anae Mountain Range, Councilmember Kym Pine asks people not to use illegal fireworks as the Independence Day holiday weekend approaches. “We have been through so […]

Musicians grateful for green light, Pine thanks City

June 26, 2020 Musicians given green light by City after Councilmember Pine holds music industry town hall HONOLULU, HAWAI‘I – On behalf of a grateful music industry, Councilmember Kym Pine thanked the mayor for allowing resumption of live singing and musical performances under conditions providing for artists’ and audience members’ safety. “We talked about these […]

Agricultural recovery, sustainable water for Hawaiis future

June 15, 2020 MEDIA ADVISORY Agricultural recovery, sustainable water for Hawaiis future WHAT: The Business, Economic Development and Tourism Committee, led by Chair Kym Pine, will discuss ways forward for Hawaiis economy. WHEN: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 16, 2020 WHERE: Honolulu Hale, 530 S. King St., Third Floor Presentations focused on business will be made […]

City Audit Confirms – Our Parks are Not Maintained Equally

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 5, 2020 City Audit Confirms – Our Parks are Not Maintained Equally HONOLULU, HAWAI‘I — “I requested the audit last year because it was clear to me and many constituents that islandwide park maintenance was not a priority. It seemed like the parks that tourists visited most, near Waikīkī, were repaired […]

“Building for Economic Recovery – Hope & Healing Amid a Crisis”

May 21, 2020 MEDIA ADVISORY “Building for Economic Recovery – Hope & Healing Amid a Crisis” WHO: Honolulu City Councilmember Kym Pine, chair of the City Council Committee on Business, Economic Development and Tourism. WHAT: “Building for Economic Recovery,” part of Councilmember Pine’s “Hope & Healing Amid a Crisis” series of virtual town halls. WHY: […]

Affordable should mean affordable

MEDIA ADVISORY May 19, 2020 Affordable should mean affordable Property tax relief measure for affordable housing units on Special Council agenda WHAT: Bill 34 (2020) relating to real property tax relief for affordable housing WHEN: Beginning at approximately 11 a.m. Wednesday May 20, 2020 WHERE: Honolulu Hale, Council Chamber, third floor WHY: To ensure that […]

Rapid economic diversification presentation; Keep Hawai‘i Hawai‘i Pass

May 18, 2020 MEDIA ADVISORY Rapid economic diversification presentation; Keep Hawai‘i Hawai‘i Pass WHAT: Presentation on the promise of rapidly diversifying Hawai‘i’s economy through multi-billion-dollar markets; Action on the Keep Hawai‘i Hawai‘i Pass program. WHEN: Tuesday, May 19, 2020, beginning at 9:30 a.m. meeting of the Honolulu City Council Committee on Business, Economic Development and […]

Pine: Salons are united and ready to open with modifications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 15, 2020 Pine: Salons are united and ready to open with modifications HONOLULU, HAWAI‘I — Leading salon industry panelists demonstrated today in a live forum hosted by Honolulu City Councilmember Kym Pine, that they are ready to open for business. All who are licensed by the State of Hawai‘i Board Of […]