28th Legislature, 2016
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Floor session convene times for Monday, February 8, 2016:
Senate: 9:30 a.m. | House of Representatives: 12:00 p.m.
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House District 0
Hawaii State Capitol
Room 434
phone: 808-586-9460
fax: 808-586-9466
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Member of the following committees:
• President NCSL Women's Legislative Network
• Representative, Hawaii State House District 38, Mililani, Mililani Mauka
• Vice Chair, House Finance Committee
• Majority Whip, Hawaii State House
• Majority Floor Leader, Hawaii State House (2000-2006)
• Chair, Policy Committee of the Oahu Metropolitan Planning Organization
• Registered Nurse (1962-present)
• Full Lieutenant, Nurse, US Navy (Retired)
• Former Occupational Health Nurse, American Institute (Taiwan)
• Nursing Supervisor & Manager, Home Agency, Wahiawa General Hospital
• Former Manager, Medical Surgical Unit, Wahiawa General Hospital

• Member, HI Domestic Violence Oversight Committee
• Chair, Mililani Waipio Melemanu Neighborhood Board (1992-1996)
• Member, Mililani, Waipio Melemanu Neighborhood Board (1986-1996)
• Member, Central board of Directors, American Cancer Society Leeward
• Founder/President, Central Oahu Caregivers Support Group
• Member, Central Oahu Soroptimists
• Member, Friends of Mililani Library
• Former President, Mililani HS Parent Teacher Student Association
• Member/Chair, Mililani HS School Community Based Management Committee
• President, Mililani HS Teen Health Clinic Advisory Council
• President/Member, Mililani Teen Support Organization
• Former Chair/Member, Mililani Waena Elementary School Community Council
• Chair, Wahiawa Lions Program
• Chair, Legislative Action Committee of the Mililani Town Anti-Drug Committee
• 2011 Pacific Institute of Nursing 2011 Nurse Champion
• 1996 Manager of the Year, Wahiawa General Hospital
• 2005 Outstanding Elected Leader, Coalition for a Tobacco-Free Hawaii
• 2008 Shining Light Award, Hawaii Alliance for Retired Americans
• 2008 Community Service Award, Health Care Association of Hawaii
• 2008 Friends of Pharmacy Award, Hawaii Pharmacists Association
• 2008 Honored by the Hawaii Women's Political Caucus as a progressive female office holder who serves as a role model to other women interested in seeking office.
• 2009 Legislator of the Year - recognized by the Hawaii Association of Professional Nurses for support of the nursing profession.
• 1999 national Flemming Fellow
• 2000 participated in the US/Japan Exchange on Women in Public Policy
• 2001 member of the first Foreign Policy Institute sponsored by the Center for Women Policy Studies
• 2003 selected as an Eleanor Roosevelt Fellow, traveling to China to study environmental issues
• 2006 selected as one of 14 international women legislators to participate in the GlobalPOWER initiative of the Center for Women Policy Studies.
Measures Introduced
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