Honolulu, Hawaii
                                                     , 1999

                                   RE:  GOV. MSG. NO. 299

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


     Your Committee on Health and Human Services, to which was
referred Governor's Message No. 299, submitting for study and
consideration the nominations of:


     G.M. No. 299       KATHLEEN DELAHANTY, JOYCE O'BRIEN, and
                        KHEN SEE ANG, M.D., for terms to expire
                        June 30, 2003,

begs leave to report as follows:

     Upon review of the resumes and other background information
submitted by the nominees, your Committee finds that the nominees
bring a unique range of skills, abilities, and experiences to the
West Oahu Subarea Health Planning Council

     Testimony in support of the nominees was received from the
State Health Planning and Development Agency.

     Your Committee notes the following specific qualifications
of the nominees:

     Kathleen Delahanty is the director of business development
and community relations at Kahi Mohala Behavioral Healthcare.
Ms. Delahanty is a member of the Hawaii Association of Health
Underwriters and former legislative liaison for the HMSA long
term care legislative committee.

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     Joyce O'Brien is the associate director of the Waianae Coast
Comprehensive Health Center.  Ms. O'Brien is a member of the
American Public Health Association and Waianae Coast Coalition.

     Khen See Ang, M.D., is an internal medicine physician at
Kapiolani Medical Center at Pali Momi.  Ms. Ang is a member of
the American Medical Association and American College of

     As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your
Committee on Health and Human Services that is attached to this
report, your Committee, after full consideration of the
background, character, experience, and qualifications of the
nominees, has found the nominees to be qualified for the
positions to which nominated and recommends that the Senate
advise and consent to the nominations.

                                   Respectfully submitted on
                                   behalf of the members of the
                                   Committee on Health and Human

                                   SUZANNE CHUN OAKLAND, Chair

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