28th Legislature, 2015
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Senate District 10
Hawaii State Capitol
Room 220
phone: 808-586-6250
fax: 808-586-6251
senihara@capitol.hawaii.gov
District Information
10th Senatorial District Map - Kaimuki, Kapahulu, Palolo, St. Louis Heights, Maunalani Heights, Moiliili, Ala Wai
Legislative Experience
•  State Senate, 1994 to 2012
•  Senate Majority Leader and Floor Leader
•  Access Hawaii Committee, Member for Senate
•  Joint Legislative Access Committee, Co-Chair
•  Joint Committee on Aging in Place, Co-Chair
•  House of Representatives, 1986-1994
•  House Majority Floor Leader
•  House Intergovernmental Affairs Committee, Chair
•  1978 Constitutional Convention, Delegate & Vice President

National Organizations
•  National Conference of State Legislatures, Legislative Effectiveness Committee, Co-Chair, since 2011
•  Kettering Foundation, Board of Directors, since 2010
•  National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation, member since 2003
•  National Issues Forum Institute, Board of Directors, 2003-2005

Community Experience
•  Kaimuki-Waialae YMCA Board of Managers
•  Kaimuki Lions Club
•  Kaimuki Business & Professional Association
•  Palolo Community Council
•  Palolo Neighborhood Board
•  New Kapahulu Business Association
•  Ala Wai Watershed Community Network
•  Neighborhood Security Watch Association of Hawaii
•  Community Work Day Program
Awards and Recognition
•  Shining Light Award, Hawai‘i Alliance for Retired Americans (2008)
•  Na Lima Kokua Ma Waena O Makua Award, Hawai‘i Pacific Gerontological Society (2006)
•  Good Government Angel Award, Hawai‘i Pro-Democracy Initiative (2003-2004)
•  Lawmaker of the Year, Small Business Hawai‘i (2003)
•  Unsung Hero Award, Hawai‘i's Thousand Friends (2002)
•  Civic Leadership Award, Hawai‘i Technology Trade Association (2000)
•  Good Government Award, Common Cause Hawai‘i (1997 & 1993)
Measures Introduced
 Title
SB8 RELATING TO STANDARDS OF CONDUCT.
SB9 RELATING TO PUBLIC AGENCIES.
SB10 RELATING TO THE DIAMOND HEAD SEAWALL.
SB11 RELATING TO FIREARMS.
SB97 RELATING TO NATURAL RESOURCES.
SB98 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
SB116 SD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII RULES OF EVIDENCE.
SB155 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB156 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB191 RELATING TO CRIME REDUCTION.
SB219 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB220 RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.
SB235 SD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC HEARINGS.
SB237 RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.
SB238 RELATING TO CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS.
SB239 RELATING TO THE COMMISSION ON SALARIES.
SB240 RELATING TO CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS.
SB241 RELATING TO IMPEACHMENT.
SB242 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE III, SECTION 15, OF THE HAWAII STATE CONSTITUTION TO ALLOW ELECTRONIC COPIES, AS AN ALTERNATIVE TO PRINTED COPIES, OF A BILL TO BE MADE AVAILABLE FOR MEMBERS OF A HOUSE IN WHICH THE BILL IS BEING VOTED UPON FOR THIRD OR FINAL READING IN FULFILLMENT OF THE FORTY-EIGHT HOUR AVAILABILITY REQUIREMENT.
SB243 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB244 RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FUNDRAISERS.
SB245 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE III, SECTION 14, OF THE HAWAII CONSTITUTION TO ENSURE THAT NO BILL BECOMES LAW IF IT NO LONGER REFLECTS ITS ORIGINAL PURPOSE.
SB246 RELATING TO INFORMATION PRACTICES.
SB286 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF THE STATE INSPECTOR GENERAL.
SB287 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB290 SD1 RELATING TO ETHICS TRAINING.
SB296 RELATING TO CAREGIVING.
SB297 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO IMPLEMENT THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE TASK FORCE ON MOBILITY MANAGEMENT, ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO ACT 214, SESSION LAWS OF HAWAII 2013.
SB314 SD1 RELATING TO THE AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION SERVICE.
SB336 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB347 RELATING TO AIR POLLUTION.
SB348 RELATING TO BIODIESEL.
SB349 SD2 HD2 CD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB350 SD1 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
SB375 SD2 RELATING TO INDUSTRIAL HEMP.
SB376 SD2 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO A FARM TO SCHOOL PROGRAM.
SB377 SD1 RELATING TO FOOD.
SB379 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO FOOD.
SB380 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB475 SD1 HD2 RELATING TO OPEN GOVERNMENT.
SB476 SD1 RELATING TO DISCLOSURES.
SB496 RELATING TO EVIDENCE.
SB498 SD1 RELATING TO WASTE MANAGEMENT.
SB506 RELATING TO LOBBYISTS.
SB507 RELATING TO LOBBYISTS.
SB523 SD1 RELATING TO FAIR PUBLIC ACCESS.
SB568 SD1 RELATING TO A LAW ENFORCEMENT STANDARDS BOARD.
SB615 SD1 HD1 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE VI, SECTION 3, OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII.
SB622 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO THE ELECTIONS COMMISSION.
SB623 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB624 RELATING TO LEGISLATIVE PROVISIONS.
SB625 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB626 RELATING TO ETHICS.
SB647 RELATING TO LOBBYISTS.
SB648 RELATING TO ETHICS.
SB649 RELATING TO WRONGFUL IMPRISONMENT.
SB650 RELATING TO CAMPAIGNS.
SB651 RELATING TO ETHICS.
SB652 SD1 HD2 RELATING TO PUBLIC AGENCY MEETINGS.
SB653 RELATING TO LOBBYISTS.
SB654 SD1 HD2 CD1 RELATING TO CAMPAIGNS.
SB655 RELATING TO ETHICS.
SB656 RELATING TO SENTENCING FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYEES.
SB657 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.
SB658 RELATING TO INFORMATION PRACTICES.
SB659 RELATING TO GOVERNMENT RECORDS.
SB687 RELATING TO RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY.
SB688 RELATING TO CLOTHESLINES.
SB705 SD1 RELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX.
SB734 RELATING TO PESTICIDES.
SB770 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
SB784 RELATING TO OPEN GOVERNMENT.
SB964 SD2 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO AGING.
SB965 RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT.
SB966 RELATING TO THE LICENSURE OF SUPPLIERS OF DURABLE MEDICAL EQUIPMENT.
SB995 RELATING TO FINANCIAL DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS.
SB996 SD2 HD2 CD1 RELATING TO ETHICS.
SB997 RELATING TO LOBBYISTS.
SB998 RELATING TO INFORMATION PRIVACY.
SB999 RELATING TO THE LEGISLATIVE BROADCAST PROGRAM.
SB1001 SD2 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO MANUFACTURING.
SB1004 RELATING TO DEVELOPMENT.
SB1029 RELATING TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA.
SB1046 SD1 RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
SB1230 RELATING TO COUNTY ETHICS COMMISSIONS.
SB1271 RELATING TO THE MERGER, ACQUISITION, AND CONSOLIDATION OF ELECTRIC UTILITIES.
SB1302 SD1 RELATING TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES.
SB1321 RELATING TO FOOD LABELING.
SB1322 RELATING TO PUBLIC ACCESS.
SCR4 RECOGNIZING THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE OLDER AMERICANS ACT AND DESIGNATING MAY AS "OLDER AMERICANS MONTH" IN HAWAII.
SCR18 SD1 REQUESTING THE JUDICIARY TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO EXAMINE HAWAII'S ENHANCED SENTENCING AND EXTENDED SENTENCING LAWS.
SCR33 REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A TASK FORCE TO ASSESS THE SCOPE AND FEASIBILITY OF ESTABLISHING A CENTRALIZED FILING SYSTEM FOR ADVANCE CARE PLANNING FORMS THAT CAN BE ACCESSED BY ALL HEALTH FACILITIES.
SCR101 RECOGNIZING THE HISTORIC, CULTURAL, AND SCIENTIFIC VALUE OF THE KARST AQUIFER ECOSYSTEM OF PEARL HARBOR AND THE EWA PLAIN.
SCR162 REQUESTING A FINANCIAL AUDIT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY EXPENDITURES IN THE STATE EXECUTIVE BRANCH.
SR55 RECOGNIZING THE HISTORIC, CULTURAL, AND SCIENTIFIC VALUE OF THE KARST AQUIFER ECOSYSTEM OF PEARL HARBOR AND THE EWA PLAIN.