Honolulu, Hawaii
                                                     , 1999

                                   RE:  GOV. MSG. NO. 268

Honorable Norman Mizuguchi
President of the Senate
Twentieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 1999
State of Hawaii


     Your Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection, to which
was referred Governor's Message No. 268, submitting for study and
consideration the nomination of:


     G.M. No. 268       JENNIFER M.H.F. KIM, for a term to expire
                        June 30, 2003, 

begs leave to report as follows:

     Upon review of the statement submitted by the nominee, your
Committee finds that the nominee is a volunteer, willing to serve
without compensation, and will assist in administering the
functions of the Board of Public Accountancy with compassion and

     Your Committee further finds that the nominee is President
of Pacific Rim Network, Inc., and has received teaching
certificates in both Korea and Hawaii.  In addition, the
nominee's broad and diverse experiences, including her work in
consulting and translation, broadcasting, the travel and airlines
industries, and education, will assist the nominee in
administering her duties as a public member of the Board.

     As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your
Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection that is attached to
this report, your Committee, after full consideration of the
background, character, experience, and qualifications of the
nominee, has found the nominee to be qualified for the position

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to which nominated and recommends that the Senate advise and
consent to the nomination.

                                   Respectfully submitted on
                                   behalf of the members of the
                                   Committee on Commerce and
                                   Consumer Protection,

                                   BRIAN KANNO, Co-Chair

                                   BRIAN T. TANIGUCHI, Co-Chair

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