Support Dave! and

check it out... it's like orkut, but for hawaii and focuses on jobs for peeps who want to return to hawaii.... good people on that site.


the full explanation is longer, but by signing up, you can make some good contacts you wouldn't otherwise, and you help Hawaii - GPH is affiliated with the State's economic development offices, yet totally independent ....
Also for those in Hawaii that may get overlooked when hot new jobs are available...
or those of us that like to collaborate with the best people on projects, wherever they reside

congrats jon!

hooray hooray, two of jon's bills are now headed to the governor's desk for signing into law: the niihau shells bill and the mandatory ethics training bill. congratulations jon riki!


hibachi/pool party at my place on saturday. owen has opihi! bring whatever you feel like eating; scott will have the kiawe grill going on. afternoonish.

Hawaii Next Magazine

If you're in Hawaii, check out the kickoff party....

Hawaii Next magazine will have its kickoff party at the Ocean Club on January 28, 2004 from 5:30 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. Come get your free issue and meet people.

Hawaii Next is a bimonthly magazine dedicated to informing and entertaining Hawaii�s young workforce. Each issue includes features, profiles, and recurring columns to assist our readers to evolve personally, professionally, and socially. Hawaii Next awakens readers to innovative ways to meet their career and financial goals, while simultaneously providing information on culture, lifestyle, and the practical details every person needs to lead a successful and fulfilling life.

Hope to see you there!


Questions? Contact Owen Iida at or 521-0951.

Opening Day Invite 2004

Hey volunteers and people who'd like to volunteer to help with Jon Riki's 2004 House race campaign (and people who would just like to say hi), you're invited to Jon Riki's office at the Capitol this Wednesday! Feel free to forward to your friends.


Opening Day
Hawaii Legislative Session 2004

Please join Representative Jon Riki Karamatsu (D, Waikele-Waipahu-Royal
Kunia-Village Park) for refreshments and conversation following the opening session of the Hawaii State Legislature on Wednesday, January 21, 2004. Rep. Karamatsu is a proponent of diversifying Hawaii's tourism-dependent economy and encouraging entrepreneurship and innovation, as well as improving education, women's issues and public safety.

Room 427, State Capitol
12:00 pm HST

Jon's Fundraiser email blurb: pls. forward to your friends, co-workers, etc.

Hey gang, please feel free to get the word out for Jon's fundraiser -- it's gonna be fun!


Mardi Gras!
a fundraiser for Rep. Jon Riki Karamatsu

Join us for a wild Mardi Gras as we transform Bronson's at Executive Center (1088
Bishop Street) into Bourbon Street in New Orleans, Louisiana! As they say in the Big Easy, laissez les bon temps rouler (let the good times roll)! Great food and jazzy times. Don't miss out on this party!

Date: Tuesday, February 17, 2004
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Place: Bronson's at Executive Center, 1088 Bishop St. Lobby
Suggested Donation: $25