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Mānoa, Makiki/Punchbowl, Tantalus and Papakōlea
Senator Carol Fukunaga returned to the State Senate in November 2022, and currently serves as Vice-Chair of the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection. She also as a member on the committees on Energy, Economic Development (EET), Higher Education (HRE) and Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs (PSM).

Fukunaga represents Hawaii's 11th Senatorial District and served in the Hawaii State Senate between 1992-2012; the district currently includes Manoa, Makiki/Punchbowl, Papakolea, Tantalus and the University region. A member of the William Shaw Richardson Law School's inaugural class (1973-1976), she has made a lifelong commitment to public service since the 1978 Constitutional Convention. She champions public access, economic diversification (particularly for women and AANHA communities), and the use of tech tools to solve community problems.
 •  Constitutional Convention (1978) - Chair, Executive Committee

 •  House of Representatives (1978-1982 and 1986-1992)
     -  Key initiatives: public access (Hawaii was the first state to make its legislative data available online in 1990's), community recycling and protecting Waahila Ridge from 138KV lines

 •  Office of the Lt. Governor (1982-1986)
     -  Key initiatives: introduced the first PC's into state agencies (1982), streamlined elections administration and operations.

 •  State Senate (1992-2012)
     -  Key initiatives: adopted Hawaii telecommunications reforms, spearheaded deployment of broadband/technology for public schools, libraries and higher education, promoted economic diversification through technology, media and 'made in Hawaii' products, and using tech tools for community problem-solving.

 •  Honolulu City Council (2012-2022)
     -  Key initiatives: spearheaded the Council's transition from hard-copy documents to online access; City Council's 'paperless' pilot project received a NACO Public Access Achievement award; led Council support for removal of fuel from the Red Hill Storage tanks (2014-2020), led Council Permitted-Interaction-Group actions to develop community-friendly solutions for the Ala Wai Flood Control project and condo fire sprinkler retrofit legislation (2018-2022).

 Measures Introduced in 2023
Measure and Title
SB59
RELATING TO HAWAII TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
SB60
RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB62 SD2 HD1
RELATING TO MEDICAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING.
SB63 SD2 HD3
RELATING TO NURSES.
SB64 SD1 HD1
RELATING TO MEDICARE SUPPLEMENT INSURANCE.
SB87 SD1
RELATING TO THE GREEN JOBS YOUTH CORPS.
SB95
RELATING TO CHILD SUPPORT.
SB174
RELATING TO EQUITABLE GENDER REPRESENTATION ON CORPORATE BOARDS.
SB285 SD2 HD2
RELATING TO WASTEWATER SYSTEMS.
SB301
RELATING TO APPROPRIATIONS.
SB340 SD2 HD1
RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB409 SD1 HD1
RELATING TO FIRE PREVENTION.
SB643
RELATING TO ZONING EXEMPTIONS.
SB644
RELATING TO PROPOSED HOUSING DEVELOPMENTS.
SB697
RELATING TO COMPENSATION BENEFITS.
SB752 SD1 HD1
RELATING TO TELECOMMUNICATION.
SB855 SD1 HD2 CD1
RELATING TO CONDOMINIUM RESERVE REQUIREMENTS.
SB856
RELATING TO PROPERTY MANAGEMENT.
SB1203
RELATING TO PROFESSIONAL AND VOCATIONAL LICENSING.
SB1204
RELATING TO REDUCING THE HARMS IN THE SEX TRADE.
SB1216
RELATING TO THE SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF MINORS.
SB1250
RELATING TO THE COLLEGE SAVINGS PROGRAM.
SB1257
RELATING TO THE HAWAII HISTORIC PRESERVATION SPECIAL FUND.
SB1419
RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTHY AGING PARTNERSHIP.
SB1442 SD2 HD2
RELATING TO OHANA ZONES.
SB1483
RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
SB1492 SD2 HD2
RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH.
SB1508
RELATING TO THE ACQUISITION OF THE SAINT FRANCIS SCHOOL CAMPUS FOR THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA.
SB1509 SD2 HD1
RELATING TO THE STATE ARCHIVES.
SB1530
RELATING TO FAMILY COURT.
SB1532 SD2 HD1
RELATING TO CULTURE AND ARTS.
SB1542
RELATING TO WEAPON SAFETY.
SB1543 SD2 HD2
RELATING TO PUBLIC FINANCING FOR CANDIDATES TO ELECTED OFFICE.
SB1569 SD2
RELATING TO TELEWORK.
SB1580
RELATING TO LABOR STANDARDS AT HEALTH CARE FACILITIES.
SB1608
RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE ELEVENTH SENATORIAL DISTRICT.
SB1610
RELATING TO TAXATION.
SCR48 SD1
REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS COMPILE PERTINENT DATA TO DETERMINE THE APPROPRIATE SCOPE OF A STUDY ANALYZING WHETHER IMPLEMENTATION IN THIS STATE OF LAWS SIMILAR TO CAPTIVE INSURANCE LAWS OF MASSACHUSETTS WOULD ADDRESS THIS STATE'S RESIDENTIAL CONDOMINIUM PROPERTY INSURANCE NEEDS.
SCR49
URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF REDEVELOPING CERTAIN UNIVERSITY LANDS ADJACENT TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA CAMPUS INTO WORKFORCE HOUSING.
SCR53
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SERVICES OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY OF WIDENING THE PORTION OF UNIVERSITY AVENUE BETWEEN MAILE WAY AND OAHU AVENUE.
SCR66
REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL CONVENE A SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF MINORS STEERING COMMITTEE TO IDENTIFY ISSUES RELATING TO THE SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF MINORS IN THE STATE.
SCR99
REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A WORKING GROUP TO EVALUATE NEW ZEALAND'S MODEL OF DECRIMINALIZING PROSTITUTION AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS ON HOW TO AMEND HAWAII LAWS TO DECRIMINALIZE PROSTITUTION.
SR43
REQUESTING THAT THE INSURANCE DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS CONDUCT A STUDY ANALYZING WHETHER IMPLEMENTATION IN THIS STATE OF LAWS SIMILAR TO MASSACHUSETTS' CAPTIVE INSURANCE LAWS WOULD ADDRESS THIS STATE'S RESIDENTIAL CONDOMINIUM PROPERTY INSURANCE NEEDS.
SR44
URGING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF REDEVELOPING CERTAIN UNIVERSITY LANDS ADJACENT TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA CAMPUS INTO WORKFORCE HOUSING.
SR48
URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION SERVICES OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY STUDY OF WIDENING THE PORTION OF UNIVERSITY AVENUE BETWEEN MAILE WAY AND OAHU AVENUE.
SR59
REQUESTING THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL CONVENE A SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF MINORS STEERING COMMITTEE TO IDENTIFY ISSUES RELATING TO THE SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF MINORS IN THE STATE.
SR92
REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A WORKING GROUP TO EVALUATE NEW ZEALAND'S MODEL OF DECRIMINALIZING PROSTITUTION AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS ON HOW TO AMEND HAWAII LAWS TO DECRIMINALIZE PROSTITUTION.