Make Honolulu World-Class

Invest in our people and infrastructure to capitalize on new economic opportunities

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Challenge

Hawaii must provide the human resources and infrastructure to attract and support business and investment

Message

This is a turning point for Honolulu; there has never been a more important moment than now to build a future of economic strength and stability

Why Mufi?

  • Led creation of Honolulu rail transit, catalyzing transit-oriented development and projected construction of thousands of affordable housing units, plus commercial and business opportunities, along rail route

  • Added hybrid buses to City fleet and expanded transit centers island-wide

  • Upgraded financial and human resources data systems to enhance efficiency; expanded inventory of on-line services; brought free wifi to areas across the island, culminating in Honolulu being named top digital city

  • Building a skilled, mentored workforce through his creation of the Pacific Century Fellows program that is developing future generations of local leaders … Po`okela Fellows, a mayoral initiative to stimulate interest in public service among college students … Hospitality’s Young Professionals & Entrepreneurs (HYPE), for tourism up-and-comers to foster career networking and advancement … personally sponsored college scholarships and awards for more than 25 years … organized annual Basketball Jamboree and Team Aloha to promote gender equity and college scholarships through girls sports

  • Longtime champion of diversifying tourism, our core competence and major strength, into synergistic industries such as education, sports, food and agriculture, health and wellness, science, national and international business, film and TV production

 

Paid for by Hannemann Committee 2020

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