Joe Pontanilla And His Lovely Wife Charlotte Pontanilla Have Been Married To Each there For 47 Years And Reside In Kahului, Hawaii
Joe And Charlotte Have Raised A Son, Jon And Daughter, Michelle And Now Enjoy Four Grandchildren Jason 11, Bryan 9, Mitchell 9, And The youngest Miya, 6
Joe Pontanilla Is From Puunene, Hawaii Has A Younger Brother Andy, And a Younger Sister Emily with Both Of His Parents Originally From The Philippines
Joe's Early Education Started With Puunene Elementary School, Baldwin High School, Maui Technical School, Maui Community Collage, And Finally West Oahu Collage.He Then Went On To To Serve A 3 Year Tour Of Duty In The United States Army.In 1997, After A Total Of 34 Years, !0 Years In Upper Management Joe Pontanilla Retired From GTE Hawaiian Tel
Having Served Community By Volunteer Work Through Youth - Based  Organizations Such As; Maui Waena School Community Council, Child & Family Services As Board Chair, Lihikai School PTA, Board Member, Boy Scouts Of America As Scout-Master, Wailuku Menehunes Pop Warner Football, Business Manager, Little League Baseball, Assistant Coach, Boys Club Colt Baseball Business Manager
 Joe Pontanilla Has A Favorable And Extensive History Serving The Community Of Maui ; County Of Maui Salary Commission, 65Th Maui County Fair - Director  Maui Mental Health Organization, Kahului Lions Club , 30 Year Member, Cameron Center, Kahului Federal Credit Union, Maui Economic Opportunities, NACo National Association Of Counties

 First Elected To Maui County Council In 2002, Joe Pontanilla Chaired The Housing & Human Services Committee, Tackling The Affordable Housing Issue For The People Of Maui, Lanai, And Molokai  Working On Several  Affordable Senior Housing Projects, As Well As Mahaolou Ehiku Senior Center
Repeating His Reelection To County Council In 2005, Joe Went On To Chair The Public  Works Committee.Having The Responsibility Of Insuring That The Central Maui Landfill Closure Met The Environmental Protection Agency Strict Guidelines As Well As The Waste water To Energy Study, With The Maui Waste water Facility, So Improvements Could Be Met And All Fines For Maui County Could Be Adverted
In 2007 Joe Pontanilla Was Once Again Reelected To Maui County Council Finding His True Calling, As Budget & Finance Chair, And Much Was Accomplished & Achieved.Maui County"s Bond Rating In 2010 Was AA, And In 2012 The Highly Sought AA+ Bond Rate Was Achieved
Joe Was Also Able To Aggressively Appropriate Funds Toward The County's Liability To Health Care Benefits, And Retired Employees
In Addition To Serving In His Capacity As A Council Member, Joe Continued To Volunteer
While Serving On The County Council Joe Pontanilla Gained The Opportunity To Work With, Community, Administration, And Making Sure All Needs Were Met, All The While Keeping The County's Financial Stability Was Sound

In Past Elections Running For Maui County Council, Kahului District Seat, Joe Pontanilla Won The Confidence And The Trust From The Following Endorsements; Hawaiian Carpenters Union Local 745, ILWU Local 368, Labors Union Local 152, UPW-AFFCME Local 646, Operating Engineers Union Local 3, IBEW Local 1186, Maui Contracting Association, Brick Layers Allied Local 1, Plasterers Cement Masons Local 1463, Hawaiian Firefighters Association 1463
Serving The County Of Maui As An Elected Official For 10 Years, Understanding Local Government , Volunteering For Youth Biased Services And Non-Profit Organizations Over 45 Years, Joe Pontanilla Is An Essential Part Of Fair Representation For Maui County

....At A Time When Experience And Dedication Are Needed Most


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