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Hunting, Farming & Fishing Association backs candidates who “help feed Hawaii”
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Hunting, Farming & Fishing Association backs candidates who “help feed Hawaii”

Group announces endorsements for 2016 Election Honolulu

News Release from Hunting, Farming & Fishing Association

(August 9, 2016) – The Hunting, Farming and Fishing Association (HFFA) announced its endorsement of several candidates for office who are committed to help feed Hawaii.

“Rural Hawaii needs leaders who understand country life and want to pursue and protect food security, self-sufficiency and the sacred Hawaiian traditions of living off the land and sea,” said HFFA founder Makani Christensen. “Our elected officials across the islands must work with local, state and federal governments to preserve and not restrict our rural Hawaii lifestyle.”

Members of HFFA catch the fish, raise the livestock, plant the crops and harvest the wildlife that fuel all industries on the islands. Conserving the aina for our kamali`i is a top priority, informing the endorsement of the following candidates who reflect the vision and values of the members of HFFA:

Hawaii House of Representatives

  • Henry J. C. Aquino
  • Della Au Belatti
  • Romy M. Cachola
  • Isaac W. Choy
  • Ty J.K. Cullen
  • Lynn DeCoite
  • Cindy Evans
  • Beth Fukumoto Chang
  • Sharon E. Har
  • Mark J. Hashem
  • Linda Ichiyama
  • Ken Ito
  • Aaron Ling Johanson
  • Jo Jordan
  • Jarrett Keohokalole
  • Sam Satoru Kong
  • Sylvia Luke
  • Lauren Matsumoto
  • Bob McDermott
  • John M. Mizuno
  • Dee Morikawa
  • Mark M. Nakashima
  • Scott Y. Nishimoto
  • Takashi Ohno
  • Richard H.K. Onishi
  • Marcus R. Oshiro
  • Feki Pouha
  • Karl Rhoads
  • Scott K. Saiki
  • Calvin K. Y. Say
  • Gregg Takayama
  • Roy M. Takumi
  • James Kunane Tokioka
  • Clift Tsuji
  • Gene Ward
  • Justin H. Woodson
  • Ryan Yamane
  • Kyle Yamashita

Hawaii State Senate

  • Donavan M. Dela Cruz
  • Will Espero
  • Mike Gabbard
  • Lorraine R. Inouye
  • Gilbert Keith-Agaran
  • Michelle N. Kidani
  • Ronald D. Kouchi
  • Sam Slom
  • Glen Wakai

Kauai County Council

  • Arthur Brun
  • Ross Kagawa
  • Arryl Kaneshiro
  • Derek Kawakami
  • Mel Rapazo

About HFFA The association is established for farmers, fishermen and hunters. There is a growing need to organize our user groups and educate the public on effective farming, hunting, and fishing practices. Feeding Hawaii, taking care of our resources, and taking care of people is critical in finding balance and becoming more sustainable.

HFFA Hawaii is comprised of almost 100 hundred members and growing. Striving to live out the idea of local sustainability, we are actively involved in current events regarding the protection of land and our rights. We are driven by passion and doing what is right in efforts to protect those who feed Hawaii.



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