28th Legislature, 2015
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House District 30
Hawaii State Capitol
Room 435
phone: 808-586-6010
fax: 808-586-6011
repcachola@Capitol.hawaii.gov
30 - Sand Island, Mokauea, Kapalama, Kalihi Kai
•Presented with Key to the City award by Gov. Luis "Chavit" Singson, Province of Ilocos Sur, Philippines. Also named Favorite Son of Ilocos Sur
• YMCA Century Club Award, Kalihi YMCA
• Special Award-Sakadas Celebration, presented by Gov. Castor Raval of Ilocos Norte, Philippines, 1987
• National Distinguished Legislator Award-State Legislative Leaders Association, presented at the National Conference of State Legislators in Tennessee, August 1990. The award was given in recognition of Mr. Cachola's efforts to establish the highly-successful Operation Nightingale Program which addressed Hawaii's nursing shortage. The program served as a model for other states to follow.
• Public Servant of the Year-Community Advocate Magazine, 1990
• Outstanding Achievement Award, Kalihi-Palama Neighborhood Board No. 15, April 1991
• Award on Condominium Initiatives-Community Associations Institute, 1999. Recognizes efforts to give condominium associations up to six months of maintenance fees reimbursed from the proceeds of units under foreclosure
• Community Association Institute, Hawaii Chapter Award, "In Recognition of Legislator Efforts on Behalf of Community Associations in the State of Hawaii," 1999
• Outstanding Legislator Award, Hawaii Medical Association, 1999
• Presidential Award, "Lady Timarau" from Oahu Visayan Council, 1999.
• Progress Award for Public Service-United Filipino Community Council (UFCH), 1999
• Kalihi Business Association Service Award, 2002
• Certificate of Recognition from the Honolulu City Council, For Achieving a Fair & Equitable Settlement on Golf Course 5&6 on behalf of the City, 2004
• Farrington Governors Hall of Fame Award, 2008
• Hawaii Association of Counties (HSAC), Resolution for Years of Service, 2008
• 18 December Award, International Migrants day and the month of overseas Filipinos, 2009
• 2011 United Filipino Council of Hawaii (UFCH) Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Community Service
Measures Introduced
 Title
HB171 HD1 SD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE HURRICANE RESERVE TRUST FUND.
HB172 HD1 SD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE EMERGENCY AND BUDGET RESERVE FUND.
HB293 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO LIQUOR LICENSES.
HB487 RELATING TO A STATE-FUNDED COLLEGE GRANT PROGRAM.
HB488 RELATING TO A LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM.
HB489 RELATING TO VOTER REGISTRATION.
HB491 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO IMPLEMENT THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE TASK FORCE ON MOBILITY MANAGEMENT, ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO ACT 214, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 2013.
HB492 SD1 RELATING TO THE JUDICIARY.
HB493 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
HB494 MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION TO THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION.
HB495 RELATING TO THE LICENSURE OF SUPPLIERS OF DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT.
HB496 HD1 SD2 RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT.
HB497 HD1 RELATING TO AGING.
HB501 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB505 HD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB557 RELATING TO NURSING.
HB558 RELATING TO OVERTIME.
HB559 RELATING TO THE GODDARD BUILDING.
HB560 RELATING TO UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD PRE-REGISTRATION FORMS.
HB564 RELATING TO VIETNAM WAR COMMEMORATION.
HB596 RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB598 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB601 RELATING TO PRIVATE ROADS.
HB604 RELATING TO SAKADA DAY.
HB724 RELATING TO BROADBAND ACCESS AVAILABILITY IN RESORT AREAS.
HB805 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO VETERANS DISABILITY BENEFITS.
HB806 RELATING TO MILITARY BENEFITS.
HB807 RELATING TO FAMILY COURT.
HB822 HD2 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE HAWAII ASSOCIATION OF CONSERVATION DISTRICTS.
HB823 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL THEFT.
HB824 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB843 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
HB844 RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF LANGUAGE ACCESS.
HB845 RELATING TO STATE CERTIFICATION OF HEALTH CARE INTERPRETERS.
HB846 RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF LANGUAGE ACCESS.
HB857 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB859 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB870 HD1 RELATING TO FOOD.
HB871 HD1 SD2 RELATING TO BIOSECURITY.
HB885 RELATING TO WILDLIFE.
HB886 HD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB887 HD1 RELATING TO ENERGY.
HB1004 RELATING TO VETERANS.
HB1005 HD1 SD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE VETERANS TREATMENT COURT.
HB1039 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE LOCAL AND IMMIGRANT FARMER EDUCATION PROGRAM.
HB1060 RELATING TO JURORS.
HB1061 RELATING TO THE INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLD RENTERS.
HB1114 RELATING TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION.
HB1115 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE.
HB1116 RELATING TO CARE HOMES.
HB1117 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1118 RELATING TO A MEMORIAL.
HB1119 RELATING TO FILIPINO VETERANS.
HB1120 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
HB1161 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1189 RELATING TO THE HONOR AND REMEMBER FLAG.
HB1190 RELATING TO THE ARTS.
HB1191 RELATING TO VETERANS.
HB1192 RELATING TO INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS.
HB1193 RELATING TO THE MILITARY.
HB1195 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO EXPANDED ADULT RESIDENTIAL CARE HOMES.
HB1196 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1211 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
HB1233 RELATING TO FOOD.
HB1234 RELATING TO OFFENSES AGAINST THE PERSON.
HB1236 HD1 SD2 RELATING TO PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.
HB1237 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1297 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO THE PENAL CODE.
HB1346 HD1 RELATING TO YOUTH.
HB1347 HD1 RELATING TO THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
HB1352 HD1 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
HB1353 RELATING TO STATE FINANCES.
HB1355 RELATING TO FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY.
HB1356 SD2 RELATING TO UNFUNDED LIABILITIES.
HB1375 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR A WAR MEMORIAL.
HB1379 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING ON HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS.
HB1380 RELATING TO THE AHA MOKU ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
HB1382 RELATING TO FOSTER CARE.
HB1407 RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT.
HB1430 RELATING TO MAKUA VALLEY.
HB1431 RELATING TO PUBLIC TRUST USES OF WATER.
HB1434 RELATING TO INCREASING THE AMOUNT OF INTERIM REVENUE TO BE TRANSFERRED TO THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS.
HB1448 HD1 RELATING TO THE TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.
HB1481 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
HB1506 RELATING TO FARMS.
HCR3 STRONGLY OPPOSING THE UNITED STATES ARMY'S PROPOSED FORCE REDUCTION OF SCHOFIELD BARRACKS AND FORT SHAFTER BASES.
HCR14 RECOGNIZING THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE OLDER AMERICANS ACT AND DESIGNATING MAY AS "OLDER AMERICANS MONTH" IN HAWAII.
HCR71 URGING CONGRESS AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO SUPPORT THE PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION TO EXPEDITE FAMILY REUNIFICATION FOR CERTAIN FILIPINO VETERANS OF WORLD WAR II.
HCR72 APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A STATE-PROVINCE AFFILIATION BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAII OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE PROVINCE OF BOHOL OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES.
HCR77 EXPRESSING ALOHA AND SOLIDARITY WITH THE PEOPLE OF FRANCE.
HCR95 DESIGNATING THE MONTH OF OCTOBER OF EACH YEAR AS "FARM TO SCHOOL MONTH" IN HAWAII TO STRENGTHEN AND SUPPORT FARM TO SCHOOL INITIATIVES IN HAWAII'S SCHOOLS.
HCR113 URGING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO REGULATE OVERGROWN TREES ON PRIVATE PROPERTY.
HCR125 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CONDUCT A STUDY REGARDING THE FEASIBILITY AND COST OF CONSTRUCTING A SMALL COMMERCIAL BOAT HARBOR AND SMALL COMMERCIAL AIRPORT IN SOUTH PUNA.
HCR145 SD1 REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A FAMILY CAREGIVERS WORKING GROUP TO EXAMINE AND ASSESS LEGISLATION RELATING TO THE ROLE OF CAREGIVERS OF PATIENTS DISCHARGED FROM HOSPITALS.
HCR151 REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A TASK FORCE TO STUDY AND DEVELOP A PLAN TO ADDRESS ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES AND POVERTY REDUCTION.
HCR165 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO ESTABLISH THE HAWAII GOOD AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES PROGRAM.
HCR177 URGING THE GOVERNOR TO REESTABLISH AN INTRA-ISLAND FERRY TO REDUCE TRAFFIC GRIDLOCK BETWEEN THE EWA REGION ALONG THE LEEWARD COAST OF OAHU AND DOWNTOWN HONOLULU BY 2016.
HCR178 HD1 SD1 URGING THE GOVERNOR TO DEVELOP A MODERNIZED OAHU COMMUNITY CORRECTIONAL CENTER IN THE VICINITY OF THE HALAWA CORRECTIONAL FACILITY THROUGH A PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP.
HCR179 URGING CONGRESS TO COVER THE COSTS OF TRANSPORTING THE REMAINS OF FILIPINO-AMERICAN VETERANS OF WORLD WAR II TO THE PHILIPPINES AND FOR FUNERAL AND BURIAL SERVICES IN THE PHILIPPINES.
HCR180 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO ESTABLISH AN UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD AWARENESS CAMPAIGN.
HCR183 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO EXAMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF TRANSFERRING THE PLANT QUARANTINE BRANCH FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
HCR184 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A FINANCIAL AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE PLANT QUARANTINE BRANCH OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND EVALUATE A PROPOSAL TO MOVE THE PLANT QUARANTINE BRANCH TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
HCR191 COMMENDING THE JAPANESE WOMEN'S SOCIETY FOUNDATION FOR CREATING THE "ADOPT-A-MOM" PROGRAM AND ENCOURAGING ALL FAMILIES AND AGENCIES WORKING WITH THE ELDERLY OF HAWAII TO PLACE "ADOPT-A-MOM" DAY ON THEIR CALENDARS, AS THE THIRD SUNDAY OF MAY, IN OBSERVANCE OF THE ELDERLY WOMEN OF HAWAII WHO DESERVE TO BE CHERISHED AND APPRECIATED FOR THE INVALUABLE ROLE THEY PLAY AS THE MOTHERS OF OUR KEIKI O KA AINA.
HCR192 REQUESTING THE CREATION OF A TASK FORCE TO ADDRESS THE PHYSICIAN SHORTAGE IN HAWAII.
HCR196 REQUESTING THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CONVENE A DRONE POLICY TASK FORCE AND RECOMMEND A STATEWIDE POLICY FOR UNMANNED AIRCRAFT THAT PROTECTS PRIVACY AND ALLOWS THE USE OF UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS FOR PUBLIC AND PRIVATE APPLICATIONS.
HCR197 REQUESTING THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND RESPECTIVE COUNTIES TO WORK TOGETHER FOR STATEWIDE INSTALLATION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF PEDESTRIAN ACTIVATED SIGNALS FOR CROSSWALKS.
HCR202 HD1 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, AND THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO TAKE NECESSARY STEPS TO EXPEDITE CONSTRUCTION FOR THE EXPANSION AND IMPROVEMENT OF THE REPLACEMENT WASH-DOWN STATIONS AT MAUNALUA BAY.
HCR212 REQUESTING FEDERAL AND STATE AGENCIES TO CONSULT WITH HAWAII SMALL SCALE FARMERS, HAWAII SMALL SCALE PRODUCERS, AND AFFECTED PARTIES ON THE OFFSETTING OF COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE FOOD SAFETY MODERNIZATION ACT.
HCR213 HD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY AND COST STUDY RELATING TO THE CONSTRUCTION OF A BOAT RAMP IN EAST MOLOKA‘I BETWEEN MILE MARKERS TEN AND SIXTEEN.
HR35 HD1 REQUESTING A PROGRESS REPORT AND PLAN FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ANIMAL QUARANTINE STATION.
HR37 URGING CONGRESS AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO SUPPORT THE PASSAGE OF LEGISLATION TO EXPEDITE FAMILY REUNIFICATION FOR CERTAIN FILIPINO VETERANS OF WORLD WAR II.
HR38 APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A STATE-PROVINCE AFFILIATION BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAII OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE PROVINCE OF BOHOL OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES.
HR41 EXPRESSING ALOHA AND SOLIDARITY WITH THE PEOPLE OF FRANCE.
HR66 URGING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO REGULATE OVERGROWN TREES ON PRIVATE PROPERTY.
HR77 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CONDUCT A STUDY REGARDING THE FEASIBILITY AND COST OF CONSTRUCTING A SMALL COMMERCIAL BOAT HARBOR AND SMALL COMMERCIAL AIRPORT IN SOUTH PUNA.
HR89 REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A TASK FORCE TO STUDY AND DEVELOP A PLAN TO ADDRESS ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES AND POVERTY REDUCTION.
HR102 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO ESTABLISH THE HAWAII GOOD AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES PROGRAM.
HR113 URGING THE GOVERNOR TO REESTABLISH AN INTRA-ISLAND FERRY TO REDUCE TRAFFIC GRIDLOCK BETWEEN THE EWA REGION ALONG THE LEEWARD COAST OF OAHU AND DOWNTOWN HONOLULU BY 2016.
HR114 HD1 URGING THE GOVERNOR TO DEVELOP A MODERNIZED OAHU CORRECTIONAL FACILITY WITHIN THE HALAWA CORRECTIONAL FACILITY THROUGH A PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP.
HR115 URGING CONGRESS TO COVER THE COSTS OF TRANSPORTING THE REMAINS OF FILIPINO-AMERICAN VETERANS OF WORLD WAR II TO THE PHILIPPINES AND FOR FUNERAL AND BURIAL SERVICES IN THE PHILIPPINES.
HR116 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO ESTABLISH AN UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD AWARENESS CAMPAIGN.
HR121 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO EXAMINE THE FEASIBILITY OF TRANSFERRING THE PLANT QUARANTINE BRANCH FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
HR122 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A FINANCIAL AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE PLANT QUARANTINE BRANCH OF THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND EVALUATE A PROPOSAL TO MOVE THE PLANT QUARANTINE BRANCH TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
HR126 COMMENDING THE JAPANESE WOMEN'S SOCIETY FOUNDATION FOR CREATING THE "ADOPT-A-MOM" PROGRAM AND ENCOURAGING ALL FAMILIES AND AGENCIES WORKING WITH THE ELDERLY OF HAWAII TO PLACE "ADOPT-A-MOM" DAY ON THEIR CALENDARS, AS THE THIRD SUNDAY OF MAY, IN OBSERVANCE OF THE ELDERLY WOMEN OF HAWAII WHO DESERVE TO BE CHERISHED AND APPRECIATED FOR THE INVALUABLE ROLE THEY PLAY AS THE MOTHERS OF OUR KEIKI O KA AINA.
HR127 REQUESTING THE CREATION OF A TASK FORCE TO ADDRESS THE PHYSICIAN SHORTAGE IN HAWAII.
HR133 REQUESTING THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CONVENE A DRONE POLICY TASK FORCE AND RECOMMEND A STATEWIDE POLICY FOR UNMANNED AIRCRAFT THAT PROTECTS PRIVACY AND ALLOWS THE USE OF UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS FOR PUBLIC AND PRIVATE APPLICATIONS.
HR134 REQUESTING THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AND RESPECTIVE COUNTIES TO WORK TOGETHER FOR STATEWIDE INSTALLATION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF PEDESTRIAN ACTIVATED SIGNALS FOR CROSSWALKS.
HR138 HD1 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, AND THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO TAKE NECESSARY STEPS TO EXPEDITE CONSTRUCTION FOR THE EXPANSION AND IMPROVEMENT OF THE REPLACEMENT WASH-DOWN STATIONS AT MAUNALUA BAY.
HR147 REQUESTING FEDERAL AND STATE AGENCIES TO CONSULT WITH HAWAII SMALL SCALE FARMERS, HAWAII SMALL SCALE PRODUCERS, AND AFFECTED PARTIES ON THE OFFSETTING OF COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE FOOD SAFETY MODERNIZATION ACT.
HR148 HD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY AND COST STUDY RELATING TO THE CONSTRUCTION OF A BOAT RAMP IN EAST MOLOKA‘I BETWEEN MILE MARKERS TEN AND SIXTEEN.
HR171 COMMENDING THE VETERANS OF THE MILITARY INTELLIGENCE SERVICE FOR THEIR COURAGE AND SACRIFICE IN THE SERVICE OF OUR NATION.
HR173 CONGRATULATING THE FARRINGTON HIGH SCHOOL VARSITY BASKETBALL TEAM FOR WINNING THE 2015 OIA CHAMPIONSHIP.
HR183 HONORING THE OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS OF MS. MAGDALENA "MAGGIE" PASION DOMINGO TO ETHNIC BROADCASTING & COMMUNITY SERVICE.