Commonly Asked Questions

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The most commonly asked questions on social media:

2nd Amendment/Guns

Kym supports the 2nd Amendment and gun ownership for those that follow the law and safely know how to use and store a firearm.

TMT Issue/Native Hawaiian Sovereignty

Kym supports the Native Hawaiian Community and is greatly concerned with the desecration of sacred places. Kym has the largest population of Native Hawaiians in her West Oahu district and is extremely concerned about the preservation of their culture and sacred places.

Kupuna Iwi

Rail

Kym voted for Rail

The 2008 charter amendment asked voters whether they approved of a steel-on-steel rail system. This mandated the completion of the rail project. The people of the Leeward Coast voted for rail. Kym is fiscally conservative, and knows budgets but the community is her boss, they charged her with finding a way to complete this project.

How to pay for it

The Rail receives funding from the state, the city and the federal government. This should be enough and the City should work hard to keep HART accountable and to oversee financials to ensure they are not overspending. The Private-Public contracts should be structured so that the private corporation can pay itself with future profits.

How to keep HART accountable

THe City can keep HART Accountable by overseeing expenditures and giving input about how contracts are awarded. The HART board should also be held accountable and

https://www.civilbeat.org/2019/08/council-chairs-proposal-to-kill-hart-dies-its-own-early-death/

Support for Kirk Caldwell

Kym Pine became dissatisfied with the city leadership and made it know that she didn’t agree with many of the Caldwell Administration’s decisions. She opposed the Waimanalo Sherwood Forest Project, she did not agree with the Mayor’s decision to spend millions of dollars renovating the Blaisdell Center and Ala Moana Beach Park, she opposed the Mayor’s plan to dredge the Ala Wai and build walls, and she cut millions in funding to city departments to address COVID-19 fallout.

https://www.staradvertiser.com/2019/11/03/hawaii-news/volcanic-ash/volcanic-ash-mayoral-candidate-transforms-from-collaborator-to-rebel/
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