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House District 16
Wailua, Hanamā‘ulu, Kapaia, Līhu‘e, Puhi, portion of ‘Ōma‘o
Room: 332
Phone: 808-586-6270
Fax: 808-586-6271
[email protected]
Representative Luke A. Evslin was born and raised on Kaua'i and has lived most of his life within District 16. He grew up in Wailua with his three siblings, and he currently lives in Līhu‘e with his wife, Sokchea, and their two children. In 2023, he was appointed by Governor Josh Green to represent District 16.

Prior to serving in the legislature, Representative Evslin served four years on the Kaua'i County Council, he co-founded a Kailua based outrigger canoe manufacturing company, he taught high school civics, American government, and Hawaiian history, and he worked as a columnist where he focused on land use and energy.

He is a graduate of Kaua'i High School and the University of Hawaii at Manoa and he has a Masters degree in Public Administration with a certificate in public policy from the University of Southern California.

Representative Evslin is an avid canoe paddler, photographer, and hiker.
Previous experience:
Chair: Hawai'i Community Foundation Advisory Board and the Safe Routes to School Working Group
- Councilmember, County of Kaua'i
- Finance and Economic Development Committee Chair, County of Kaua'i
- Columnist, Civil Beat
- Commissioner, County of Kaua'i Open Space, Natural Resources and Environmental Preservation Commisssion
- Citizen's Advisory Committee member, Kaua'i General Plan
- Board member, Kaiola Canoe Club
- Board member and treasurer, Malama Hule'ia
- Business owner, Kamanu Composites
- Board member, Hawai'i Lifeguard Association
- Teacher, Island School

 2024 Allowance Report
 Measures Introduced in 2024
Measure and Title
HB1528
PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE I OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO GUARANTEE ALL INDIVIDUALS THE RIGHT TO A CLEAN AND HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT.
HB1529 HD2
RELATING TO BURIAL COUNCILS.
HB1563
RELATING TO TOBACCO PRODUCTS.
HB1578 HD2
RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
HB1580 HD1
RELATING TO ANIMAL CRUELTY.
HB1594 HD1
RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR.
HB1595 HD1
RELATING TO EXPUNGEMENT.
HB1596 HD1
RELATING TO CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.
HB1601
RELATING TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM.
HB1604 HD1
RELATING TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE REFORM.
HB1611 HD2
RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.
HB1623
RELATING TO PEDESTRIANS.
HB1627 HD1
RELATING TO PUBLIC SCHOOL LAND TRANSFER.
HB1628
RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB1629 HD1
RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
HB1630 HD1
RELATING TO URBAN DEVELOPMENT.
HB1631 HD1
RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB1632
RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB1633 HD1
RELATING TO CONTRACTORS.
HB1635
RELATING TO CONSTRUCTION.
HB1636 HD1
RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
HB1652 HD1
RELATING TO TAX CREDITS.
HB1692
RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
HB1758 HD1
RELATING TO PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS.
HB1759 HD1
RELATING TO CESSPOOLS.
HB1760 HD1
RELATING TO STATE FINANCES.
HB1761 HD1
RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB1762 HD1
RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB1763 HD1
RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB1764
RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB1765
RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB1768
RELATING TO FAMILY LEAVE.
HB1769 HD2
RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB1770
RELATING TO SOCIAL SERVICES.
HB1771 HD1
RELATING TO THE HAWAI'I HEALTH AGING PARTNERSHIP.
HB1772 HD1
RELATING TO FALL PREVENTION.
HB1773 HD1
RELATING TO DEMENTIA.
HB1774 HD2
RELATING TO MISSING PERSONS.
HB1775 HD1
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB1776 HD2
RELATING TO THE HOUSEHOLD AND DEPENDENT CARE SERVICES TAX CREDIT.
HB1778 HD2
RELATING TO TOBACCO PRODUCTS.
HB1826 HD1
RELATING TO EDUCATION FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS.
HB1827 HD2
RELATING TO HEALTHCARE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT.
HB1828 HD1
RELATING TO ENERGY-EFFICIENCY PORTFOLIO STANDARDS.
HB1829 HD1
RELATING TO ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING INFRASTRUCTURE.
HB1830 HD2
RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH.
HB1831 HD1
RELATING TO CRISIS INTERVENTION.
HB1832 HD1
RELATING TO HIRING.
HB1833 HD1
RELATING TO THE RENTAL HOUSING REVOLVING FUND.
HB1834 HD1
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
HB1835 HD1
RELATING TO DISTRIBUTION MANAGEMENT.
HB1836 HD2
RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1837 HD1
RELATING TO SCHOOL SAFETY.
HB1838 HD2
RELATING TO ZONING.
HB1839 HD2
RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
HB1840 HD2
RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
HB1841 HD2
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
HB1842 HD1
RELATING TO FIRE PREVENTION.
HB1843 HD2
RELATING TO FIRE PROTECTION.
HB1844 HD1
RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
HB1892 HD2
RELATING TO CESSPOOLS.
HB1893
RELATING TO CESSPOOL CONVERSIONS.
HB1894
RELATING TO CESSPOOLS.
HB1896 HD2
RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
HB1897 HD2
RELATING TO SINGLE-USE PLASTICS.
HB1899
RELATING TO STATE SNAILS.
HB1900 HD1
RELATING TO HYDROLOGIC DATA COLLECTION.
HB1903 HD1
RELATING TO EARLY LEARNING.
HB1905
RELATING TO PUBLIC HOUSING.
HB1921 HD1
RELATING TO MOBILE VACCINATIONS.
HB1945 HD1
RELATING TO A LEAVE CASH-OUT PROGRAM.
HB1947 HD1
RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
HB1969 HD2
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
HB1972 HD1
RELATING TO ELECTRIC VEHICLE BATTERIES.
HB1980 HD1
RELATING TO ANIMAL CRUELTY.
HB1984
RELATING TO THE RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD-TENANT CODE.
HB1988 HD1
RELATING TO COUNTY HOUSING POWERS.
HB2000
RELATING TO THE NATURAL ENERGY LABORATORY OF HAWAII AUTHORITY.
HB2003 HD1
RELATING TO MENSTRUAL PRODUCTS.
HB2007 HD3
RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB2008
RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB2009
RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB2010
RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB2011
RELATING TO URBAN DEVELOPMENT.
HB2012 HD2
RELATING TO ELECTRIC VEHICLE PARKING.
HB2013
RELATING TO INSURANCE.
HB2042 HD1
RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH.
HB2043 HD3
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB2085
RELATING TO THE RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD-TENANT CODE.
HB2089 HD2
RELATING TO THE STATE BUILDING CODE.
HB2090 HD1
RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB2091 HD1
RELATING TO SCHOOL IMPACT FEES.
HB2092
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB2093 HD1
RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
HB2100 HD1
RELATING TO ENERGY.
HB2103 HD2
RELATING TO LONG DURATION CLEAN ENERGY STORAGE.
HB2105 HD1
RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
HB2143 HD1
RELATING TO BEACH PARK RESTORATION.
HB2172
RELATING TO ACCESSORY DWELLING UNITS.
HB2173
RELATING TO CARE HOMES.
HB2183 HD1
RELATING TO SEXUAL EXPLOITATION.
HB2190
RELATING TO THE RIGHT TO GARDEN.
HB2193 HD1
RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
HB2195
RELATING TO BUILDING INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS.
HB2212
RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
HB2214 HD1
RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB2217 HD1
RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB2219
RELATING TO THE COMMISSION ON WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT.
HB2222 HD1
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB2223 HD1
RELATING TO INSURANCE.
HB2230 HD1
RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT.
HB2231 HD1
RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT.
HB2245
RELATING TO TECHNOLOGY.
HB2250
RELATING TO CRISIS INTERVENTION.
HB2253 HD2
RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB2254 HD1
RELATING TO EMPLOYEES.
HB2256
RELATING TO SCHOOL MEALS.
HB2257
RELATING TO PUBLIC EDUCATION.
HB2261 HD2
RELATING TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION.
HB2262
RELATING TO AQUACULTURE.
HB2263 HD2
RELATING TO THE EAST KAUAI IRRIGATION SYSTEM.
HB2264 HD2
RELATING TO CESSPOOLS.
HB2292 HD2
RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT.
HB2294
RELATING TO THE OAHU REGIONAL HEALTH CARE SYSTEM, HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION.
HB2296
RELATING TO RENEWABLE FUEL.
HB2297 HD1
RELATING TO GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS.
HB2298 HD1
RELATING TO CONSUMER PROTECTION.
HB2329 HD1
RELATING TO ROSE-RINGED PARAKEETS.
HB2330 HD1
RELATING TO AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATORS.
HB2331 HD1
RELATING TO INFRASTRUCTURE.
HB2512
RELATING TO SECURITY DEPOSITS.
HB2514 HD1
RELATING TO TEACHER HOUSING.
HB2539 HD1
RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
HB2544 HD1
RELATING TO MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION.
HB2548 HD3
RELATING TO ACCESSORY DWELLING UNITS.
HB2549 HD1
RELATING TO MAUI'S PERMANENT HOUSING RECOVERY.
HB2550
RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
HB2552 HD1
RELATING TO EMPLOYEE BENEFITS.
HB2553 HD2
RELATING TO PHARMACISTS.
HB2562
RELATING TO PLASTIC BOTTLES.
HB2563 HD2
RELATING TO THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY.
HB2571
RELATING TO ACCESSIBLE HOUSING.
HB2606 HD1
RELATING TO TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS.
HB2619 HD1
RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL BIOSECURITY.
HB2623
RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB2626 HD1
RELATING TO FISHPONDS.
HB2630 HD2
RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT.
HB2642 HD2
RELATING TO EVICTION MEDIATION.
HB2650 HD2
RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
HB2672 HD1
RELATING TO LITTLE FIRE ANTS.
HB2677
RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE FIFTEENTH, SIXTEENTH, AND SEVENTEENTH REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICTS.
HB2679
RELATING TO RESTORING RESPECT AND DIGNITY TO AMERICA'S ONLY ROYAL PALACE IN THE NATION.
HB2690 HD2
RELATING TO WATER.
HB2691
RELATING TO THE RED HILL REMEDIATION AUTHORITY.
HB2740
RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
HB2742 HD1
RELATING TO THE LANDLORD-TENANT CODE.
HB2743 HD2
RELATING TO WASTEWATER.
HB2757 HD1
RELATING TO PAID FAMILY LEAVE.
HB2758 HD2
RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB2759 HD2
RELATING TO SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH SERVICES.
HB2771 HD1
RELATING TO FOOD SECURITY.
HB2787 HD2
RELATING TO THE INDIVIDUAL HOUSING ACCOUNT PROGRAM.
HB2793
RELATING TO THE MAUI VETERANS HOME.
HCR3
URGING EACH COUNTY TO ESTABLISH AN EMERGENCY ZONING CODE FOR POST-DISASTER USE.
HCR4
REQUESTING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO AMEND THE WILDLAND FIRE PROTECTION AGREEMENT TO ALLOW HAWAII TO JOIN AS A MEMBER.
HCR6
URGING THE MEMBERS OF HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO MONITOR THE ALLIANCE FOR HIPPOCRATIC MEDICINE V. U.S. FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION AND TAKE ACTION TO LIMIT THE CASE FROM FURTHER RESTRICTING ACCESS TO SAFE ABORTION OPTIONS.
HR3
HONORING BRANCH LOTSPEICH FOR PROVIDING CRITICAL LIFE-SAVING SERVICES AND COMMENDING HIS OUTSTANDING DEDICATION TO PROTECTING SWIMMERS ACROSS THE WORLD.