THE SENATE

THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTIETH LEGISLATURE

INTERIM SESSION OF 1999

HAWAI'I STATE LEGISLATURE KEIKI CAUCUS

Senator Suzanne Chun Oakland, Co-Convenor

Representative Dennis A. Arakaki, Co-Convenor

Representative Mark Takai, Co-Convenor

 

MEETING

 

DATE: Tuesday, September 28, 1999

TIME: 11:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m.

PLACE: State Capitol, Room 329

AGENDA

    1. Welcome and Introductions
    2. Reports from four age groups sharing their visions for Safe,

Healthy and Happy Children and Youth

    1. 0-5 Age Group
    2. 5-11 Age Group
    3. 11-14 Age Group
    4. 14-18 Age Group
    1. Announcements
    2. Next Meeting
    3. Adjournment

 

 

 

THE OFFICIAL MEETING NOTICE CAN BE FOUND ON THE CAPITOL WEB SITE: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/

THE SENATE

THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE TWENTIETH LEGISLATURE

INTERIM SESSION OF 1999

HAWAI'I STATE LEGISLATURE KEIKI CAUCUS

Senator Suzanne Chun Oakland, Co-Convenor

Representative Dennis A. Arakaki, Co-Convenor

Representative Mark Takai, Co-Convenor

At the last meeting of our Keiki Caucus on August 12th, the decision to form smaller working groups to discuss priority, strategy, and budgeting approach was made. These working groups are organized around the age groups of children to better focus on specific issues.

PLEASE JOIN US AT ONE OR ALL OF THE FOLLOWING:

Process for Determining Priorities for Kids Meeting Schedule:

11-14 Age Group Meeting

Facilitator: Merton Chinen

Date: Tuesday, September 14, 1999

Time: 2:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m.

Place: State Capitol, Conference Room #329

5 -11 Age Group Meeting

Facilitators: Amy Abe & Admiral Jefferson

Date: Tuesday, September 21, 1999

Time: 2:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m.

Place: State Capitol, Conference Room #329

0 - 5 Age Group Meeting

Facilitators: Liz Chun

Date: Tuesday, September 22, 1999

Time: 2:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m.

Place: State Capitol, Conference Room #329

14 -18 Age Group Meeting

Facilitators: Dan Yahata & Candace Radner

Date: Tuesday, September 24, 1999

Time: 9:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m.

Place: State Capitol, Conference Room #309

Keiki Caucus/Large Group Meeting

Co-covenors: Senator Suzanne Chun Oakland

Representative Dennis Arakaki

Representative Mark Takai

Date: Tuesday, September 28, 1999

Time: 11:30 a.m. 1:30 p.m.

Place: State Capitol, Conference Room #329

 

THE OFFICIAL MEETING NOTICE CAN BE FOUND ON THE CAPITOL WEB SITE: http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/

 

 

PROCESS FOR DETERMINING PRIORITIES FOR KIDS:

 

 

 

STEP 1 SMALL GROUPS (This may require more than one meeting):

    1. Complete the developmental milestones for your age group
    2. [ (0-5), (5-11), (11-14), (14-18) ].

    3. List strategies and actions that must be taken to make children in

that age group SAFE, HEALTHY, and HAPPY

STEP 2 LARGE GROUP (keiki caucus) meets

Identify common threads among small group work.

STEP 3 - SMALL GROUPS

List priorities for your age group (i.e.) strategies to make kids SAFE, HEALTHY, and HAPPY.)

Determine resources available for the priorities affecting your age group. Consider:

    1. Resources currently in place
    2. Additional resources needed for the up-coming year
    3. Community, private resources that could be tapped
    4. Legislative possibilities

STEP 4 - LARGE GROUP MEETS

Determine priorities across age group to be attained within the next

year of a five-year time frame.

Set priorities for kids during the 2000 Session.