Video by David Corrigan | Voice of Tim Bryan

VOLCANO VILLAGE, Hawaii: Senator Gil Kahele held a talk story in Volcano Village on Wednesday, the first of five planned for around senate district 2.

The freshman State Senator, appointed to the position by Governor Neil Abercrombie when former senator Russel Kokobun resigned, is using these forums to hear the concerns of his constituents as well as help him prepare for the upcoming 27th Legislative session in January.

Here is a quick look at the other forums planned for the district, which stretches from South Kona, through Ka’u, into Hilo and Puna.

September 21st (Puna) Pahoa Community Center, 5:30PM
September 22nd DOT Forum, Kea’au Elementary Cafeteria, 5:30PM
October 14th (Oceanview) Oceanview Community Center 5:30PM
October 26th (Ka’u) Pahala Community Center, 5:30PM
November 16th (Hilo) Waiakea High School Cafeteria, 5:30PM