Monday, February 18, 2008

Obama's Supporters Rally in Hawaii

iowa snowman. you expected a mango tree?

if you read "dreams from my father," or have read any story about obama, you probably already know he spent a few childhood years in hawaii. his sister, dr. maya soetoro-ng lives there.

the honolulu adviser newspaper has endorsed him.

Find your district.
Volunteer to make calls to Hawai‘i voters and/or assist your caucus district’s Obama team.
Monday’s Presidents’ Day Rally with Congressman Neil Abercrombie, American Samoa Congressman Eni Faleomavaega, Hawai’i-born actress Kelly Hu and Barack’s sister, Dr. Maya Soetoro-Ng. 3 pm at Farrington High School.
local television coverage: KITV, KHNL, KGMB

this from obama's brother in law:

On Saturday, 23 Hawai’i lawmakers endorsed Barack! At a press conference held at the Hawai’i State Capitol, the lawmakers spoke of Obama’s ability to unite the country:
Congressman Abercrombie: “Barack Obama’s vision for this country, his character, is fundamentally shaped by Hawaii’s multicultural society. He grew up in the spirit of aloha.”
Sen. Clarence Nishihara: “People of this country, regardless of race, religion, gender, or political affiliation are yearning for a leader who can bring our country together, restore hope in America, and get the job of president done. Barack Obama is that leader.”
Honolulu City Councilmember Ann Kobayashi: “Barack Obama is our chance to elect a native son President."
Endorsers include: State Senator Clayton Hee, Senate Majority Leader Gary Hooser, State Senator Les Ihara, Senate Vice President Donna Mercado Kim, State Senator Russell Kokubun, State Senator Clarence Nishihara, State Senator Norman Sakamoto, State Representative Karen Awana, State Representative Lyla Berg, State Representative Joe Bertram, State Representative Tom Brower, State Representative Mele Carroll, State Representative Robert Herkes, State Representative Jon Riki Karamatsu, State Representative Michael Magoay, State Representative Joey Manahan, State Representative. Marcus Oshiroi, State Representative Scott Saiki, State Representative Alex Sonson, State Representative Mark Takai, State Representative Glenn Wakai, State Representative Tommy Waters, Honolulu Councilmember Ann Kobayashi.
On Saturday, I wrote about Maya’s visit to Maui. Read this report posted on Daily Kos about Maya’s visit...