Hawaii Lieutenant Governor
Duties: Along with the Governor, the Lieutenant Governor’s authority is derived from Article V, Section 2, of the Constitution of the State of Hawai i. The Lieutenant Governor serves as the assistant chief executive, becoming Acting Governor upon the absence of the Governor from the State. In Hawai i, the Lieutenant Governor also serves as the legally designated Secretary of State. The designation requires the Office of the Lieutenant Governor to be responsible for: issuing orders granting legal name changes; certifying U.S. documents for recognition abroad; processing documents that convey state lands inter-departmentally; and serving as the repository for various tpes of official documentation for public review and consumption. Qualifications: Must be a Hawai i resident for not less than 5 years immediately preceding the election, a registered voter of Hawai i, and at least 30 years of age.How Elected: In the primary election, Governor and Lieutenant Governor are each a separate contest. In the general election, Governor and Lieutenant Governor are voted for as a team by political party. Any nonpartisan candidates who would otherwise qualify as a candidate for Governor on the general election ballot, will not qualify unless there is a running mate in the form of a nonpartisan candidate for Lieutenant Governor, who has otherwise met the statutory requirements to appear on the general election ballot (Hawaii State Constitution, Article V, Sections 1 and 2).Term: Four years, limited to two consecutive terms.Base Salary (FY2022): $162,552
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Charles B. KEOHO, III
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Kamehameha Schools Graduated in 1975
Past President - Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunrise; Maui Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce; Finance Chair - Community Clinic of Maui (Malama I Ke Ola)
My qualifications are simple am a born again Christian, I am prolife, I've owned multiple small businesses over the years, some successful, some not. Including family businesses. At 65 I have watched supposedly the smartest people over the last 50 years make some of the stupidest and most incompetent decisions.
Hawaii needs complete accountability, transparency and clear after action reports in government to not reveal and hopefully not repeat incompetent actions.
It is important to understand the office of the Lt. Governor can only advocate for these ideas.
Affordable Kama'aina Living(AKL) and Student First Education
Hawaii has 5% of land used for all developed uses 95% is in Conservation and Ag land.
People buy a house to live in with your family and secondarily as an investment
I would propose that a portion of those that are state land be used for AKL, that would provide affordability in perpetuity. Designing the program to discourage specultors
Children need the 3R's and critical thinking skills not indoctrination HB1697 I support School Choice
Go visit the Hawaii Air National Guard and Take a tour, I am a licensed pilot. After that sit with the Governor and strategize the Governors priorities and objectives.
Listen, encourage dissent and move forward with the best available information, with after action reports on any major decision to find the wins and detractions, not as a punishment but to encourage growth.
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