There's no excuse for domestic violence.
This picture is from a recent visit to the Domestic Violence Action Center.
Senator Espero, Lyra, Sue and JCHS cheerleaders at the annual Susan G Komen Race for the Cure Walk and Run
Recycling effort with James Campbell High School students
At one of Senator Espero's community meetings at Ewa Makai Middle School to discuss
issues of concern for Ewa residents
Reading to Ewa Beach students is an annual affair for Senator Espero.
Members of the legislature moving food for their annual food drive
Celebrating Filipino immigration to Hawaii with the
first annual Sakada Day celebration at the Capitol
Senator Espero supports these football champions from Ewa Beach. Thank you to all coaches, team moms, and other adults who assist with these important little leagues in our community.
Senator Espero, Rep. Matt LoPresti, Lt. Governor Tsutsui, Councilman Elefante, Rep.Ty Cullen
and other dignitaries, show their support for domestic violence victims.
Supporting students as they advocate against meth use and for anti-drug messages
An art dedication ceremony at Ewa Makai Middle School
At Campbell High School supporting anti-drug initiatives and the work of HPD.
Senator Espero was the guest speaker at the UH West Oahu winter graduation in 2014. He is a strong advocate and supporter for funding and building
this new campus.
Supporting recycling efforts of Ewa Makai Middle School students
Park dedication at Haseko's Ocean Pointe development
Celebrating the Chinese New Year with Ewa Beach residents
Sen. Espero actively participates in community forums and debates.
On Fort Weaver Road reminding drivers to be safe and drive smart
Promoting safe driving - Don't Drink, Text, and Drive
There's No Excuse For Domestic Violence
Recognizing college students involved in robotics and engineering
Honoring advocates of the year in the Filipino-American community
(NAMI) National Alliance for Mental Illness annual walk and fundraiser
Senator Espero has been active in promoting international baseball for our youth.
Visiting with students from Ewa Elementary School at the Capitol
Dunking for Food Bank
Several senators including Senator Espero participated in the dunking booth at the Capitol to raise funds for the Food Bank this year.
The annual Lincoln Day program at Ewa Elementary School showcases the talent of our students. The Legislature funded a new 8 classroom building for the school this past session.
Youth sports in Ewa Beach - Senator Espero will advocate for more parks and recreation programs for our growing community
Cultural events strenghten our heritage as we honor the diversity of our island state
Holomua's Spring celebrations are a big hit with the community. Senator Espero believes songs and dance (performing arts) in our schools are necessry for a child's positive growth.
Senator Espero supports safe driving events and programs in Kapolei and Ewa Beach.
The OLPH church Knights of Columbus has their quarterly brunch in Ewa Beach 2012
Senator Espero helps the Hata Foundation each year at their annual bake sale fundraiser during Family Fun Day at Bishop Museum.
HOLIDAY REMINDERS: Think Smart
Simple messages for the New Year's celebration. Dec.2011
BOYS & GIRLS CLUB
Senator Espero honored David Nakada with a Senate certificate for his 35 years of service to the Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii. August 2011
WEED AND SEED LUNCH
These Campbell HS students helped make and serve an appreciation lunch for Senator Espero and other supporters of this anti-drug program. Summer 2011
BURIAL VAULT AT BELLOWS
This burial vault for Native Hawaiians at Bellows Air Force base was part of the site visit this summer by Senator Espero and other community members. 2011
NAVY MEETING RE: ENERGY PARK
An alternative energy PV park in Kalaeloa was discussed at this meeting in Kalaeloa. The USMC Ewa Field is the site of this proposed project. July 2011
ALOHA AINA RECYCLING AT CAMPBELL HIGH SCHOOL
Jason Bradshaw and Senator Espero volunteer at the recycling day fundraiser at James Campbell High School.
BREAST CANCER WALK
Senator Espero joined Senator Baker (Maui) and U.H. Manoa Chancellor Virginia Hinshaw at the 2010 Breast Cancer Walk and Fundraiser at Pearl Harbor.
This past session, the Legislature passed Senate Bill 2599 which mandates colorectal cancer screening by Healthcare providers.
ADVOCATING FOR EWA BEACH LIBRARY
Ewa Beach Lions Club members, community residents, and Senator Espero testified before the Board of Education to keep our library open when the idea to close it for cost savings was suggested. Their efforts were successful and the library remains open!
EWA BEACH BRONCOS: WORLD CHAMPIONS
Congratulations to the Ewa Beach All-Stars for winning the baseball Bronco World Championship this year in California. Senator Espero was proud to present each team member and coach a Senate certificate.
CEREMONY AT PATSY MINK REGIONAL PARK
Ewa Beach Broncos honored for their championship run.
CHILDREN'S FUN DAY
Working with the Coalition for a Drug-Free Hawaii, Ewa Beach Boys & Girls Club, Ewa Beach Lions Club, Weed and Seed Coalition, Honolulu Police Department, and local businesses, Senator Espero chairs the annual Children's Fun Day promoting healthy and drug-free life styles.
Campbell High School students were joined by Senator Espero for an area clean-up in Ewa Beach. Community service and engaging with our youth are two important and satisfying pastimes for Senator Espero.
GROUNDBREAKING at EWA MAHIKO PARK
Senator Espero joined Mayor Hanneman and members of the community for the City's groundbreaking of new park improvements at Ewa Mahiko Park. Senator Espero has been a strong advocate for more parks and recreational facilities in Ewa. A new gymnasium, community center, tennis courts, and basketball courts are being built and will be completed by 2011.
This will be a great park for our community.
EYE OF THE PACIFIC AWARD
At the 20th anniversary of the American with Disabilties Act of 1990, David Palmores presented Senator Espero with a plaque in recognition of the senator's work with the visually impaired and their seeing eye dogs.
WHITE CANE WALK
Each year, Senator Espero joins those who are visually impaired at the White Cane Walk downtown. The walk raises awareness of those with sight problems and eye disabilities.
At a recent fundraiser for the Foodbank, Senator Espero helped friends for a worthy cause.
Many volunteers chipped in and much money was raised. The baked goods were delicious!
RECYCLING AT JAMES CAMPBELL HIGH SCHOOL
Senator Espero collected newspapers, cans, bottles, car batteries, tires, eye glasses, used oil, computers and other recyclables with James Campbell High School Students for Aloha Aina Day, a school fundraiser.
The senator supports all and more recycling efforts in our state.
Hale O Ulu is an alternative school for at-risk teenagers located at Child and Family Services. Senator Espero volunteers his time at the school to help and engage with the students.
EWA LITTLE LEAGUE
A plaque of appreciation was presented to Senator Espero for his support of the Ewa Little League.
STOP DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Senator Espero participated at the State Capitol in the Men's March Against Violence.
One idea he has floated is stun guns for victims of domestic abuse who are in life and death situations. Victims would have the option to acquire a stun gun for their protection if they were of sound mind and had taken training for stun gun use.
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS
In a show of bi-partisanship, the now-former representative from Salt Lake and Senator Espero recognized the Navy's efforts dealing with domestic violence. A legislative certificate was presented to Admiral Dixon Smith from Pearl Harbor.
CITIZENS WITH DISABILITIES
Citizens with disablities and special needs have a friend in Senator Espero. One of the first bills introduced and passed by Will Espero when he was still a representative was a measure which added further protections for service and guide dogs.
STOP FRIDAY FURLOUGHS
Senator Espero collaborated with residents early to end Friday Furloughs. He supported legislation to end Friday Furloughs and require 180 days of school each year. Education must be a top priority.
CIVIL AIR PATROL CADET PROGRAM
Senator Espero is an advisor to the West Oahu Civil Air Patrol Cadet program. This photo is at the Ewa Field remembrance ceremony in 2009. Senator Espero has been talking with Hunt Development and the Navy about preserving a portion of this WWII battle field west of Pearl Harbor.
WOUNDED WARRIORS HOCKEY GAME
At the 1st annual charity hockey game for Wounded Warriors, Senator Espero thanked these Navy volunteers for their help at the game.
FREEDOM WALK 2009
Senators Sam Slom and Will Espero joined TSA staff and hundreds of students at the 2009 Freedom Walk at Hickam.
BASH AT THE BUSH
This food drive at the Bash at the Bush (Oneula Park) was a successful community event sponsored by the Ewa Beach Lions Club of which the senator is a member.
LECTURE AT UH MANOA
Last fall, Senator Espero was chosen to participate in the Legislator-in-Residence program at UH Manoa. He spoke with this class about government and West Oahu growth and development.
LAOS NEW YEAR
Each year, Senator Espero joins the Laos community in Kunia to celebrate the Laos New Year.
OLELO CABLE SHOW - ESPERO CONVERSATION
For over 9 years, Senator Espero has been on Olelo cable TV with his shows about issues of the day with City and State government officials.
1st and 3rd Sundays at 9:30pm on channel 54
Every Monday at 9:00am on channel 54
OUTSTANDING SCHOOL COUNSELOR RECOGNITION - Holomua Elementary
MAHALO FOR VISITING THIS SITE