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House District 23
Hawaii State Capitol
Room 404
phone: 808-586-8475
fax: 808-586-8479
repchoy@Capitol.hawaii.gov
23 - Manoa, Punahou, University, Moiliili

Neighborhood Boards
Manoa No. 7
McCully/Moiliili No. 8
Professional
• Certified Public Accountant (CPA) 1983
• Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) 1979
• Principal and Founder, Manoa Consulting Group, LLC, CPAs (formerly Isaac W. Choy, CPA, Inc.)
• Board Chair, Honolulu Community Action Program (HCAP) (2013- )
• Member of the Hawaii Association of Public Accountants (HAPA)
• Past state President of the Hawaii Association of Public Accountants (HAPA) from 2003-2006; past state Treasurer
• Member of the UH School of Accountancy Advisory Board
• Frequent lecturer for various accounting organizations, speaking on tax and accounting matters, peer review, and ethics
• Member of HAPA, Society of FSP, Hawaii Estate Planning Council, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the HSCPA
• Past Chairman, Tax Review Commission (2005-2007.) The Commission conducted a systematic review of Hawaii's tax system and recommended to the legislature long- term tax policies.
• United States Marine Corps, 1971-1973 (honorably discharged)
NATIONAL LEGISLATIVE PARTICIPATION
•Council of State Governments (CSG-West):

• -CSG Toll-Fellow (2013)
• -West Trends (2013- )
• -Higher Education Task Force (2013- )
• -Education Public Policy (2013- )
• -Fiscal Committee (2010-2012)
• -Economic Development (2010-20120
• -Suggested State Legislation
• -Western Legislative Academy, Class of 2011

National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL):
• -Connected Learning Advisory Board (2013- )
• -Education Data Fellowship (2013- )
• -Budgets & Revenue (2010-2012)
• -National Asian Pacific American Caucus (2009- )

Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) (2013- )
Measures Introduced
 Title
HB95 HD1 RELATING TO DUAL CREDIT PROGRAMS.
HB96 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
HB97 RELATING TO UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
HB98 RELATING TO UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII-WEST OAHU CONFERENCE CENTER.
HB99 RELATING TO THE HAWAII CANCER RESEARCH CENTER.
HB100 RELATING TO MANOA ROAD.
HB101 HD1 RELATING TO RECYCLING.
HB102 RELATING TO LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE.
HB103 HD1 RELATING TO CONTRACTORS.
HB104 HD1 RELATING TO FORECLOSURE.
HB105 RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
HB106 RELATING TO STUDENT PRIVACY.
HB107 RELATING TO SCHOOLS.
HB108 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB109 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB110 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII CANCER CENTER.
HB111 HD1 RELATING TO HIGHER EDUCATION.
HB112 RELATING TO HIGHER EDUCATION.
HB113 RELATING TO HIGHER EDUCATION.
HB114 RELATING TO HIGHER EDUCATION.
HB115 RELATING TO POST SECONDARY EDUCATION.
HB116 RELATING TO POST SECONDARY EDUCATION.
HB117 RELATING TO POST SECONDARY EDUCATION.
HB118 RELATING TO POST SECONDARY EDUCATION.
HB245 RELATING TO RETIREMENT INCOME.
HB246 HD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB247 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB248 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB249 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
HB250 RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
HB293 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO LIQUOR LICENSES.
HB308 RELATING TO CHILD SAFETY.
HB326 RELATING TO THE BANK OF THE STATE OF HAWAII.
HB328 RELATING TO THE LEGISLATIVE BROADCAST PROGRAM.
HB329 RELATING TO TAX CREDITS.
HB332 RELATING TO THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.
HB333 RELATING TO THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.
HB334 RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FUNDS.
HB335 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII RELATING TO THE STATE EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES IMPROVEMENT SPECIAL FUND.
HB336 RELATING TO THE STATE EDUCATIONAL FACILITIES IMPROVEMENT SPECIAL FUND.
HB343 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB387 RELATING TO COFFEE LABELING.
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.
HB498 HD1 SD1 MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE ADULT PROTECTIVE AND COMMUNITY SERVICES BRANCH.
HB503 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO DROUGHT MITIGATION.
HB504 HD1 RELATING TO PESTICIDES.
HB506 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB507 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB509 HD1 RELATING TO THE PROTECTION OF TARO.
HB539 RELATING TO UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII ATHLETICS.
HB540 HD1 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII ACCOUNTING AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM.
HB541 HD1 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TUITION AND FEES SPECIAL FUND.
HB542 HD1 RELATING TO THE BUDGET.
HB543 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
HB544 SD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII CANCER CENTER.
HB545 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO FUNDS.
HB546 HD1 RELATING TO EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS.
HB547 HD2 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
HB548 HD1 RELATING TO HIGHER EDUCATION.
HB549 HD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC SERVICE LEGAL LOAN REPAYMENT ASSISTANCE.
HB550 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
HB551 RELATING TO MOLUCCA ALBIZIA TREES.
HB552 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
HB553 HD1 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.
HB554 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
HB555 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
HB556 HD1 RELATING TO THE RESEARCH CORPORATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
HB671 RELATING TO THE GENERAL EXCISE TAX COLLECTION DATE.
HB698 HD1 RELATING TO SCHOOL HEALTH.
HB707 SD1 CD1 RELATING TO NON-GENERAL FUNDS.
HB748 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB775 HD1 SD1 CD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB776 RELATING TO RADIATION LEVELS IN SEAFOOD.
HB819 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO BULLYING.
HB820 HD2 SD1 CD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION.
HB848 RELATING TO POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION.
HB849 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB870 HD1 RELATING TO FOOD.
HB871 HD1 SD2 RELATING TO BIOSECURITY.
HB995 SD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB1000 HD1 RELATING TO FRANCHISES.
HB1028 HD2 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
HB1040 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
HB1041 HD1 RELATING TO HUNTING.
HB1050 RELATING TO INTERISLAND MOVEMENT OF INVASIVE SPECIES.
HB1051 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB1064 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE TWENTY-THIRD REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT.
HB1091 HD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB1092 HD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB1137 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB1207 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
HB1208 HD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE SENIOR FARMERS' MARKET NUTRITION PROGRAM.
HB1249 RELATING TO STUDENT SAFETY.
HB1257 HD1 RELATING TO THE TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.
HB1258 HD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY.
HB1272 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO MOVIE THEATERS.
HB1275 RELATING TO THE STATE INSTRUMENT.
HB1340 RELATING TO CAMPAIGN SPENDING.
HB1341 RELATING TO EMERGENCY SHELTERS.
HB1367 RELATING TO THE HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
HB1372 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITIES.
HB1379 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING ON HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS.
HB1380 RELATING TO THE AHA MOKU ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
HB1403 RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
HB1416 RELATING TO THE COUNTY SURCHARGE ON STATE TAX.
HB1453 HD1 SD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE MOLOA‘A WELL PROJECT ON THE ISLAND OF KAUAI.
HCR3 STRONGLY OPPOSING THE UNITED STATES ARMY'S PROPOSED FORCE REDUCTION OF SCHOFIELD BARRACKS AND FORT SHAFTER BASES.
HCR42 HD1 URGING THE DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO ESTABLISH THE COMMISSION FOR HAWAII'S FUTURE TO GUIDE AND PREPARE HAWAII FOR REDUCED MILITARY SPENDING.
HCR48 HD1 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT AN ANALYSIS OF THE NEED FOR THE LICENSING AND REGULATION OF TRANSIENT VACATION RENTALS.
HCR54 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO REQUIRE THAT MEDICAL CARE PROFESSIONALS PROVIDE INFORMATION ON PRENATAL SCREENING AND TESTING FOR DOWN SYNDROME TO ALL PREGNANT WOMEN.
HCR76 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A FINANCIAL AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE HAWAII INVASIVE SPECIES COUNCIL.
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.
HCR99 REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO APPROVE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A SISTER STATE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAII AND THE PREFECTURE OF HOKKAIDO, JAPAN.
HCR100 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO REVIEW ITS CURRENT POLICY ON AFFIRMATIVE CONSENT.
HCR110 REQUESTING AN AUDIT OF THE UNIVERSITY CLINICAL, EDUCATION AND RESEARCH ASSOCIATES PROGRAM.
HCR116 HD1 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, TO PREPARE A STUDY THAT EXAMINES AND PROVIDES RECOMMENDATIONS ON IMPROVING THE RETENTION OF TEACHERS WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
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.
HCR151 REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A TASK FORCE TO STUDY AND DEVELOP A PLAN TO ADDRESS ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES AND POVERTY REDUCTION.
HCR166 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO EXPAND ITS SENIOR CITIZEN VISITOR PROGRAM TO ALL ITS UNIVERSITY AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAMPUSES.
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.
HCR187 HD1 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO CLARIFY AND COORDINATE AGRICULTURAL-BASED COMMERCIAL SUPPORT OF BONA-FIDE FARMING OPERATIONS ACROSS THE STATE.
HCR188 HD1 URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII SYSTEM TO ESTABLISH A VETERANS RESOURCE OFFICE AND CENTER TO SUPPORT VETERANS.
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.
HCR224 SD1 NAMING THE NEW WAIMANALO ELEMENTARY AND INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL BUILDING IN HONOR OF AL LEWIS.
HR16 HD1 URGING THE DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO ESTABLISH THE COMMISSION FOR HAWAII'S FUTURE TO GUIDE AND PREPARE HAWAII FOR REDUCED MILITARY SPENDING.
HR22 HD1 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT AN ANALYSIS OF THE NEED FOR THE LICENSING AND REGULATION OF TRANSIENT VACATION RENTALS.
HR24 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO REQUIRE THAT MEDICAL CARE PROFESSIONALS PROVIDE INFORMATION ON PRENATAL SCREENING AND TESTING FOR DOWN SYNDROME TO ALL PREGNANT WOMEN.
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.
HR53 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO REVIEW ITS CURRENT POLICY ON AFFIRMATIVE CONSENT.
HR63 REQUESTING AN AUDIT OF THE UNIVERSITY CLINICAL, EDUCATION AND RESEARCH ASSOCIATES PROGRAM.
HR69 HD1 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA COLLEGE OF EDUCATION, TO PREPARE A STUDY THAT EXAMINES AND PROVIDES RECOMMENDATIONS ON IMPROVING THE RETENTION OF TEACHERS WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
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.
HR103 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO EXPAND ITS SENIOR CITIZEN VISITOR PROGRAM TO ALL ITS UNIVERSITY AND COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAMPUSES.
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.
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.
HR157 NAMING THE NEW WAIMANALO ELEMENTARY AND INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL BUILDING IN HONOR OF AL LEWIS.
HR171 COMMENDING THE VETERANS OF THE MILITARY INTELLIGENCE SERVICE FOR THEIR COURAGE AND SACRIFICE IN THE SERVICE OF OUR NATION.