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December 15, 2013
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Puna Pono Alliance
Letting Puna be Puna
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Get geared up for a powerful Legislative performance in 2014!!!

We are looking for a big turnout tomorrow, Monday for this event.
PPA is hosting a "We the Powerful" presentation at the Pahoa Community Center.
Come and learn or sharpen your skills regarding the legislative process and how to use the Legislatures website. 
Hear about the new "FLASH NETWORK", join and get ready to be vitally important to our success in 2014.
Next years legislature will be a powerful determinate of the future of Geothermal in Puna - WE NEED TO BE READY! 

See you at 6pm, Dec. 16th,  for this important event!

We need some volunteers to set up for this meeting please call Steve Sparks at 965-7061.

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Another way to get involved with our community...

Applications are being sought by the Hawaii County Council from people interested in serving their community on the Boards and Commissions in 2014. PPA encourages you to seriously consider applying for one of these positions. Serving the community in this way can be very rewarding and satisfying. Check out this link to find out details of what positions are to be filled and make an application.

http://www.hawaiicounty.gov/boards-and-commissions

Anti GMO Bill 113 - signed into law by Mayor Kenoi

Mayor Kenoi took a bold stand and signed Anti GMO
Bill 113 into law surprising many people on both sides of the argument.

Lets say thank you to Mayor Billy for acting on behalf of the thousands of people who supported the passing of this bill.

Please write letters and send emails...

Honorable William P. Kenoi Mayor, County of Hawaii
Hilo: Hawai`i County Building
25 Aupuni Street, Hilo, HI 96720
Tel: (808) 961-8211
Fax: (808) 961-6553
TDD: (808) 961-8521

Kona: West Hawai`i Civic Center
74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Hwy.,
Kailua-Kona, Hawai`i 96740
Tel: (808) 323-4444
Fax: (808) 323-4440
TDD: (808) 327-6003

Email: cohmayor@co.hawaii.hi.us


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If you wish to stay informed about geothermal community action, receive the Puna Pono Alliance Newsletter and Bob Petricci''s Updates directly, email newsletter@punapono.com with NEWSLETTER in the subject line.

Visit our website punapono.com for information about Fracking (Enhanced Geothermal), Geothermal, making testimony at the Senate, House, and County, etc...it's a great resource!

We sometimes ask for people to come out and support us with testimony, especially when important legislation is being passed. This can be done in person, in writing, by email or video.
If you have never given testimony but would like to, we can guide you in this process. It's an empowering thing to do and an action that is of immense value when it comes to passing legislation. When the 'we the people speak' en masse, the politicians listen! 

Visit the Puna Pono Alliance booth at Maku''u Market on Sundays, and pick up information and a T shirt. Talk to your neighbors, work colleagues, family and friends about the future you want for Puna. 

If you have an organization that you are a part of and would like to have PPA do a presentation please email barb@punapono.com with details. 

If you want to get involved, there are lots of ways to help. Come to the Tuesday Meeting at HAAS, 15-1397 Homestead Road, Pahoa, at 4.30pm and get involved.
If you have a skill that would be useful, have questions, or want information, please contact the secretary at barb@punapono.com or 808 339 4344.

Puna Pono Alliance needs funds to keep up the fight for Puna, please contribute by credit card or Paypal at punapono.com/contribute or by check to PO Box 492-668, Keaau, HI 96749. All checks should be made out to Puna Pono Alliance.

Puna Pono Alliance
A Community group working for Puna and Hawai''i

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Keaau, Hawaii 96749
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