Honolulu, Hawaii

, 2002

RE: GOV. MSG. NO. 327



Honorable Robert Bunda

President of the Senate

Twenty-First State Legislature

Regular Session of 2002

State of Hawaii


Your Committee on Tourism and Intergovernmental Affairs, to which was referred Governor's Message No. 327, submitting for study and consideration the nominations of:


PATRICIA KAINOA HODSON, for a term to expire June 30, 2004;

KILAKILA KAMAU, for a term to expire June 30, 2005;

SHELLY R. COBB, ROSE MAY ENOS-KU, and MARION M. JOY, for terms to expire June 30, 2006,

begs leave to report as follows:

Upon review of the testimony and information submitted by the nominees, your Committee finds that the nominees have the necessary character, experience, and qualifications to serve on the King Kamehameha Celebration Commission.

Patricia Kainoa Hodson is employed by Aloha Airlines and is active in Lehua Jaycees and Kuhio Village Homestead organizations. She attended Honokaa High School and the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Ms. Hodson is filing a vacancy on the Commission.

Kilakila Kamau is a Program Director/Sales for KAOI Radio Group and is active in Maui Jaycees and a lifelong Hawaii resident. This appointment is to fill a vacancy on the Commission.

Shelly R. Cobb is a Flight Attendant with Aloha Airlines and also works for KONG Radio. She attended Kauai High School and Kauai Community College. Ms. Cobb has been a pa`u participant in the Aloha Week Parade and Kamehameha Day celebrations, receiving First Place awards in both. She is being reappointed to the Commission.

Rose May Enos-Ku is a Hawaiian Studies Teacher at Kualapuu Elementary School on Molokai. She attended Molokai High School and Maui Community College on Molokai. Ms. Enos-Ku is a member of Kaahumanu Society. This is a reappointment to the Commission for Ms. Enos-Ku.

Marion M. Joy is a Realtor with ERA Joy Realty. She attended Kamehameha School for Girls and the University of Hawaii. Ms. Joy is active in numerous professional realtor organizations, Kamehameha Alumni Association, and Na Pua a Ke Alii Pauahi Inc. Ms. Joy is being reappointed to the Commission. One individual submitted testimony in opposition to the appointment of Marion M. Joy.

As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Tourism and Intergovernmental Affairs 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 Tourism and Intergovernmental Affairs,