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  Bainum, Duke
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AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameDuke Bainum
AddressDuke Bainum Campaign, 1503 Kapiolani Boulevard
Honolulu, Hawai'i 96814, United States
EmailNone
Website [Link]
Born July 21, 1952
DiedJune 09, 2009 (56 years)
ContributorGerald Farinas
Last ModifedDavid
Jul 22, 2021 12:09am
Tags Caucasian - Christian -
InfoDr. Mark Edmund Duke Bainum

Dr. Duke Bainum, MD is a Maryland native and grew up in Hot Springs, Arkansas. His father was a plumber and his mother and brother worked on the family chicken farm.

Bainum graduated from the University of Maryland in 1980 and fulfilled his internship requirements with the University of Hawaii's Surgical Residency Program at Queen's, St. Francis, Kaiser and Kuakini Medical Centers in Honolulu. For four months after internship, Bainum served as a humanitarian volunteer surgeon at Banepa Hospital in Nepal. Returning to America, he managed his own health clinics on the mainland.

Bainum returned to Hawai'i and became a member a member of the Government Affairs Committee for the Chamber of Commerce. He also served as legislative intern to Hawai'i State Senator Bert Kobayashi, then Health Committee Chairman.

Bainum took the plunge and ran for elected office - first to the McCully-Mo'ili'ili Neighborhood Board and then to the state legislature in 1990 representing Ala Wai and Waikiki in the State House.

Bainum's political career is highlighted by his service with the City and County of Honolulu as a councilman. As transportation chairman, he oversaw the modernization of the TheBus, selected by the American Public Transportation Association as the "Best Public Transit System in North America."

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Jun 10, 2009 05:00pm News [Honolulu] Councilmember Duke Bainum dies  Article RP 

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  11/04/2008 Honolulu Council 5 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/2004 Mayor of Honolulu Run-Off Lost 49.77% (-0.46%)
  09/18/2004 Mayor of Honolulu Won 46.06% (+3.13%)
  09/19/1998 Honolulu Council 4 Won 90.03% (+80.07%)
  11/08/1994 Honolulu Council 4 Won 53.51% (+7.02%)
  09/17/1994 Honolulu Council 4 - Primary Won 36.18% (+13.95%)
  11/03/1992 HI State House 21 Won 70.47% (+46.88%)
  09/19/1992 HI State House 21 - D Primary Won 85.85% (+71.70%)
  11/06/1990 HI State House 30 Won 55.90% (+16.72%)
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