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;NS' <br /> �Q• •'ham,;'; Wil Okabe <br /> �I r,,;, <br /> ^ \!, Managing Director <br /> Harry Kim <br /> Mayor <br /> Barbara J.Kossow <br /> ,;:; / Deputy Managing Director <br /> 44 OF•HF� <br /> Innt r f c .a xnt`i <br /> Offz>C>e oft Alavor <br /> 25 Aupuni Street,Suite 2603 • Hilo,Hawai`i 96720 • (808)961-8211 • Fax(808)961-6553 (=> <br /> KONA: 74-5044 Ane Keohokalole Hwy.,Bldg.C • Kailua-Kona,Hawaii 96740 C <br /> (808)323-4444 • Fax(808)323-4440 <br /> co Q--C <br /> September 28, 2018 <br /> r- <br /> Council Chairwoman Valerie Poindexter <br /> And Members of the County Council1.4 <br /> County of Hawai'i <br /> Hilo, HI 96720 <br /> Dear Chairwoman Poindexter and Council Members: , <br /> It is my pleasure to nominate Joan Obra of Council District 6 to the Police Commission. <br /> Ms. Obra is a journalist turned small business owner who co-owns Rusty's Hawai'ian <br /> Coffee farm and Isla Custom Coffees. <br /> Prior to moving to Hawai'i approximately 7 years ago, Ms. Obra lived in Fresno <br /> California where she worked as a reporter and a columnist for The Fresno Bee <br /> newspaper. As a resident of Pahala, Ms. Obra is active in serving and organizing her <br /> community in an effort to create a safe and healthy environment for its citizens. Her <br /> primary focus is to support coffee farmers, support Hawai'i's agriculture industry and to <br /> help keep Pahala informed in times of natural disasters. <br /> Ms. Obra holds BA degrees in English Literature and Environmental Science from <br /> Barnard College of Columbia University, and a Master's degree in Journalism from UC <br /> Berkeley. She is a member of the Democratic party. If confirmed, she will serve a <br /> term to end December 31, 2022. <br /> Should you have any questions, please contact me at your earliest convenience. Your <br /> review and favorable confirmation is requested. <br /> Aloha, <br /> Harry Kim, <br /> MAYOR <br /> Council Action Due By: November 11 2018 <br /> c: Joan Obra Last Council Meeting: November , _T8— <br /> Malia Ho Hall Deputy Corporation Counsel Comm. No. <br /> Josie Pelayo, Secretary <br /> Ref.To: -P cS N« <br /> County of Hawai`i is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer. Ref. Date OCT 0/ 2 018 <br />