June 28, 2016

Hirono Statement On Passing Of Elmer Cravalho

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Senator Mazie K. Hirono released the following statement on the passing of former Hawaii House of Representatives speaker, Maui mayor, and businessman Elmer Cravalho:

“Mayor Cravalho was a politically astute visionary. He cared for Maui first and foremost and his primary concern during his time in public office was to do what was best for Maui County. One of the areas where Elmer left a lasting impact is the diversification of Maui’s economy. He was a leader in developing and growing Maui’s visitor industry. We are thankful to Mayor Cravalho. My thoughts are with his ohana.”