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Qualified Applicants Sought for State Boards and Commissions

November 5, 2015, 2:24 PM HST
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The Office of the Governor is looking for qualified volunteers to fill some 185 vacancies on boards, commissions and committees across the state.

Boards and commissions provide Hawaiʻi’s citizens with an opportunity to have a voice in their government and to influence decisions that shape the quality of life for Hawaiʻi’s residents.

Vacancies must be filled on a various boards, commissions and committees including the following:

  • Board of Health;
  • State Board of Nursing;
  • Board of Veterinary Examiners;
  • Board of Taxation Review;
  • Real Estate Commission;
  • Board of Electricians and Plumbers;
  • Board of Certification of Operating Personnel in Wastewater Treatment Plants;and the
  • Board of Professional Engineers, Architects, Surveyors and Landscape Architects.
  • There are also a total of 25 State vacancies specifically seeking representation from Maui and Kalawao Counties include the following:
Board
Vacant  Seat
Senate
Confirmation
Island  Requirement
Board  of  Health
Member  from  the  County  of  Kalawao
Yes
Kalawao  County
Board  of  Professional Engineers,  Architects, Surveyors,  and Landscape  Architect
Public  Member
Yes
Maui
Board of Taxation Review, 2nd Taxation District (Maui)
Member
Yes Maui
Board of Taxation Review, 2nd Taxation District (Maui)
Member
Yes Maui
Board of Taxation Review, 2nd Taxation District (Maui)
Member
Yes Maui
Board of Taxation Review, 2nd Taxation District (Maui)
Member
Yes Maui
BOD of the Hawaiʻi Health System Corporation
Member Residing in Maui County
Yes Maui
Cable Advisory Committee
Maui Member Yes Maui
Community Council on Purchase of Health and Human Services
Maui County No Maui
Enhanced 911 Board
Maui Public Safety Answering Point
Yes Maui
Hawaiʻi Aerospace Advisory Committee
Member Representing the Economic Development Board of Maui
Yes Maui
Island Burial Council, Islands of Maui and Lānaʻi
Lānaʻi
Yes Maui
Island Burial Council, Islands of Maui and Lānaʻi
Hāna
Yes Maui
Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Maui Service Area Board
Service Area Resident who is a Consumer or Nonprovider of Mental Health Service
Yes Maui
Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Maui Service Area Board
Service Area Resident who is a Consumer or Nonprovider of Mental Health Service
Yes Maui County
Mental Health and Substance Abuse, Maui Service Area Board
Service Area Provider
Yes Maui County
Board of Registration of the Islands of Maui, Molokai, Lānaʻi and Kahoʻolawe
Republican
Yes Maui, Moloka‘i, Lāna‘i, or Kaho‘olawe
Board of Registration of the Islands of Maui, Molokai, Lānaʻi and Kahoʻolawe
Democrat
Yes Maui, Moloka‘i, Lāna‘i, or Kaho‘olawe
Island Burial Council, Island of Molokaʻi
Landowner/Developer
Yes Molokaʻi
King Kamehameha Celebration Commission
Island of Molokaʻi
Yes Molokaʻi
Molokaʻi Irrigation System Water Users Advisory Board
Homestead  Farmer  User
Yes Molokaʻi
Molokaʻi Irrigation System Water Users Advisory Board
Molokaʻi  Farm  Bureau
Yes Molokaʻi
Molokaʻi Irrigation System Water Users Advisory Board
Molokaʻi-­Lānaʻi Soil Conservation
Yes Molokaʻi
Molokaʻi Irrigation System Water Users Advisory Board
Hikiola  Cooperative
Yes Molokaʻi
Molokaʻi Irrigation System Water Users Advisory Board
Moku  Puni  O  Molokaʻi
Yes Molokaʻi
Those interested in seeking a seat on a board, commission or committee may apply online.
The governor will make appointments and nominations to the boards, commissions and committees that have been established by the State of Hawai‘i Constitution, state statutes and executive orders.

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