Sunday, July 31, 2011

CSG Welcome Reception

The Council of State Governments Western Region meeting was held in Hawaii this year, bringing together leaders from the 13 states in the Western Region.

A welcome reception was held for delegates hosted by the Hawaii Host Committee.  Representative Marcus Oshiro this year serves as chairman of the CSG Western Region and was largely responsible for organizing many of the meetings and activities that will be occurring during the week.

Council of State Governments Visitation to Arizona Memorial

Delegates to the Council of State Governments participate in a site visit to the Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor.  The participants from Western Region come from 13 states in the western United States.

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Rural Outreach Services Now Available in Honoka'a

Crowd gathered at ROS dedication 
The Rural Outreach Services Office at the North Hawaii Education and Research Center bringing a variety of new services directly to the people of Honoka'a for the first time.

Elder Care, Adult Education, and Workforce Development are among the partners who are coordinating various agencies who will be coming to Honoka'a on a daily basis to provide a variety of services to residents.

Mark tells residents to take advantage of the opportunity.
"This has been a long time coming and the community has been working toward this goal for a long time," said Mark.  "Now, it is important for the residents to take advantage of this opportunity or we will loose it.

Participants untie maile lei dedicating ROS office.