Letters for May 7, 2016

Letters for May 7, 2016

Supporting SB 2319

As a member of the Kauai Committee on the Status of Women, I am in support of SB 2319.

The purpose of this bill is to expand access to prescription contraceptives by requiring insurers to cover contraceptive supplies intended to last up to a twelve-month period. At this time, we are urging Governor Ige to sign SB 2319.

Edie Ignacio Neumiller


Actions needed by Hooser

The time for Gary Hooser to take bold action was when he was first elected.

As a result of him being on city council for so long, it seems nothing has progressed except wasting our tax payer dollars fighting businesses that want to employ people for legitimate purposes.

How long has he had to work on “affordable housing”? Seems he’s spent most of the last three years of his time and our money fighting agricultural businesses on island that use less than 25 percent of the “restricted use pesticides.”

That is a model of stupidity and inefficiency.

How long do we have to wait for the traffic situation to be resolved? Apparently Hooser doesn’t spend enough of his time in traffic to comprehend the situation.

The best action Hooser can take for the people of Kauai is to not run again. Let someone else run to get things done. He should get a job which he has to answer for his actions on a daily basis. I’m not sure he would be employable in the private sector.

Carlton Hamrick


Excited for the new ‘Coco Palms’

News that Coco Palms Hui LLC now has possession of the property and has funding to start demolition is the news many on this island have been waiting to hear. We just ask that they now move expeditiously to complete the demolition on the property so we can move to the next phase of rebuilding.

It has been almost 24 years since the Coco Palms closed and we look forward to the day new life is returned to the property. Congratulations are in order for Coco Palms Hui LLC in their valiant efforts to reach this point. I know not all on this island will agree with me but do believe the vast majority see this as a thing for Kauai.

I look forward to the day when I drive past this property and can enjoy the view of the rebuilt facility.

Bruce Newport-Kilauano



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