Representative Maile Shimabukuro
2008 Legislative Session Wrap-Up
All of the bills listed here have been passed by both Houses of the Legislature and await
Governor's action before becoming law. I have been responsible for several of them,
both as introducer and as Chair of the House Committee on Human Services & Housing.
Certain bills directly benefit District 45, which I have represented for the past six years.
HB 2500 (Budget) has $3.1 for homeless services ($550,000 for Kahikolu Ohana
Hale O Wai'anae, $360,000 for Kalaeloa shelter, $1.85 mil for existing services);
$26 mil for Kukui Gardens; $15 mil for Rental Housing Trust Fund; $10 mil for
Dwelling Unit Revolving Fund;$1.4 mil for Kaloko Housing on Big Island; $10m
for Public Housing R&M; & $6.4m for Public Housing elevator repairs