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Hawaii State Representative, Dist 48

Duties: The Hawaii State House of Representatives is the lower chamber of the Hawaii State Legislature. The Hawaii House of Representatives is a part-time body.Areas Represented: Mokolii Island, Ahu O Laka Island, Kapapa Island, Moku O Loe Island, Kaaawa, Kahaluu, Ahuimanu, a portion of Heeia and KanehoeHow Elected: The house consists of 51 members elected from an equal number of respective representative districts. A Representative must be a Hawaii resident not less than three years, is at least 18 years old, and is a qualified voter of the representative district from which the person seeks to be elected. Candidates for state legislative offices who are nominated in the primary election and are unopposed in the general election will be deemed elected to the office sought after the primary election regardless of the number of votes received by that candidate (Hawaii State Constitution, Article III, Section 4).Term: Two years, not subject to term limits.Base Salary (FY2022): $62,604 plus $225/day if living outside Oahu, $10/day for members living on Oahu; Speaker of the House - $70,104

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    Wendell A. ELENTO
    (Rep)

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    Lisa C. KITAGAWA
    (Dem)

Biographical Information

Please provide a brief Candidate Statement describing your qualifications and why you are running for this office.

How would you stop corruption or the appearance of corruption as a State Legislator?

What, if any, actions would you work towards in your first 100 days to address the threats facing Hawaii due to climate change?

Do you believe the response to the COVID-19 crisis could have been improved, and if so, how?

Campaign Email elentow@gmail.com
Campaign Phone 8086706565
Campaign Mailing Address 46-306 Ahui Nani Place
Kaneohe, HI 96744
Whether in the Honolulu Marketplace, the Hawaii Republican Party, professional organizations or local churches, Wendell’s work ethic, service to the community, commitment to excellence, love for Hawaii and America while exhibiting his willingness to meet challenges head on has inspired many. Now Wendell is tackling his next challenge: to serve the people of House District 48 by winning a seat in the State of Hawaii, House of Representatives. Wendell Elento was born on February 12, 1958 to Joe and Ellice Elento. Primarily raised by his mother Ellice, Wendell grew up appreciating the hard work ethics of his mother and grandmother, Shima Mito. Wendell was taught discipline and sacrifice by
1. Election Integrity and Repeal Act 136. 2. Constitution limits power of our local, state, and federal governments
Climate change is not science and is known as seasons. I would love to debate anyone about this topic and look at true truths that say otherwise.
1. Vaccine mandates are unconstitutional. Vaccines are experimental and companies that manufacture them can not be sued. Pfizer recently asked the FDA permission to not disclose injuries or deaths as a result of people using their vaccines for 55 years. VEARS is reporting a huge amount of both injuries and deaths but it only has analyzed about 1% of the cases so the amount of casualties could be 100x what we see reported. Because these vaccines are experimental, they should not be mandatory. This is the fake narrative: Unvaccinated people are causing the spread of COVID but real science from Israel says COVID cases are coming from the 40% who are vaccinated. How is that happening? It
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