Laura Thielen

Laura Thielen Sen. Laura Thielen represents District 25, which which encompasses Kailua, Lanikai, Enchanted Lake, Keolu Hills, Maunawili, Waimanalo, Hawaii Kai, and Portlock.
City Leaders Must Face The Realities Of Rail  Cory Lum/Civil Beat

City Leaders Must Face The Realities Of Rail 

It is time for the Mayor to consider greater cost-saving measures and to make some tough choices to complete this project.

We Can’t Let Airbnb Commercialize Hawaii’s Beaches Cory Lum/Civil Beat

We Can’t Let Airbnb Commercialize Hawaii’s Beaches

A bill before the Legislature would exempt the company from tax laws that apply to local property managers and allow it to hide illegal operators.
Senators: State Should Buy Dole Ag Lands On Oahu Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Senators: State Should Buy Dole Ag Lands On Oahu

What we need are working farms with long‐term leases that allow them to invest in their business, and sufficient land to produce the steady crops our market demands.