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I live in Kihei, and was born-and-raised, coming from at least four generations on Maui.  My mother was a shoe clerk at the old Liberty House, while my father waited tables at “Raffles” in Wailea. We didn’t have much, but they instilled in me the value of hard work.

(Read more about Kaniela’s inspirational background here...)

Together, we met our #1 goal to fully fund Kihei High School and have turned Kaniela’s fresh vision into a proven record of success. Our school is set to break ground, while Kaniela is hard at work for the 2016 legislative session, which runs from Jan-May in Honolulu.
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about Kaniela’s legislative work here...)

In 2012, Kaniela won his first campaign with the simple idea that government should truly listen to the people. He went door-to-door meeting his neighbors and listening to their concerns. The result was an elected official, free from big-money ties, who offers bold reforms and votes his conscience.                        

(Read more about Kaniela’s vision and goals for Maui’s future here...)

Meet Kaniela