Honolulu, Hawaii


RE: GOV. MSG. NO. 739




Honorable Ronald D. Kouchi

President of the Senate

Twenty-Ninth State Legislature

Regular Session of 2018

State of Hawaii




Your Committee on Judiciary, to which was referred Governor's Message No. 739, submitting for study and consideration the nomination of:


Board of Registration of the Island of Hawai'i


G.M. No. 739


for a term to expire 06-30-2022,


begs leave to report as follows:


Your Committee reviewed the personal history, resume, and statement submitted by Andrew Chun for service on the Board of Registration of the Island of Hawaii.


Your Committee received testimony in support of the nomination for the reappointment of Andrew Chun from the Chief Election Officer and one member of the County Council of the County of Hawaii.


Upon review of the testimony, your Committee finds that Mr. Chun's business and management background, experience, and commitment to public service qualify him to be nominated for reappointment to the Board of Registration of the Island of Hawaii. Your Committee notes that Mr. Chun is currently the senior vice president of administrative services for KTA Super Stores, where he is primarily responsible for the leadership and management of the facility, safety, and security areas of the organization, as well as being responsible for enhancing communications between the various administrative departments and store operations. Your Committee further notes that Mr. Chun was appointed as an interim appointee on August 11, 2011, and served as a Board of Registration member in the 2016 primary and general elections. Your Committee finds that Mr. Chun's managerial expertise and experience in public service will continue to be assets to the Board of Registration of the Island of Hawaii.


As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Judiciary that is attached to this report, your Committee, after full consideration of the background, 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 Judiciary,