By B.J. Reyes
A total of 17 delegates and three superdelegates from Hawaii are taking part in this week’s Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla.
The three superdelegates are state GOP Chairman David Chang, RNC National Committeeman Ted Liu and National Committeewoman Miriam Hellreich.
The 17 delegates are pledged proportionally to specific Republican candidates based on the results of the state party’s first presidential caucus held in March. There are nine Mitt Romney delegates, five Rick Santorum delegates and three Ron Paul delegates.
Fritz Rohlfing was chosen as chairman and Erin Kealoha Fale vice chairwoman, based on their positions for the Romney campaign in Hawaii
In all, more than 80 people are traveling with the delegation, including alternates, guests and support staff, Fale said.
2012 RNC Hawaii Delegates