Honolulu, Hawaii
                                                     , 1999

                                   RE:  GOV. MSG. NO. 284

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. 284, submitting for study and
consideration the nomination of:


     G.M. No. 284       PATRICIA CHOI, 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 Real Estate Commission (Commission) with
compassion and commitment.

     Your Committee further finds that the nominee's
qualifications to serve on the Commission include being founder,
president, and principal broker of Patricia Choi Realty, Inc.,
and having over nineteen years experience in the real estate
industry in Hawaii.  Ms. Choi has earned the designations of
Certified Commercial Investment Member and Certified
International Property Specialist, and has served on the boards
of directors of the Hawaii Association of Realtors and the
Honolulu Board of Realtors.

     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

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background, character, experience, and qualifications of the
nominee, has found the nominee to be qualified for the position
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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