30th Legislature, 2019
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Floor session convene times for February 19, 2019:
Senate: 11:30 a.m. | House of Representatives: 12:00 p.m.
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House District 4
Hawaii State Capitol
Room 305
phone: 808-586-6530
fax: 808-586-6531
repsanbuenaventura@Capitol.hawaii.gov
Member of the following committees:
EXPERIENCE:
• State House of Representative, District 4 (Puna makai) from 2014-present
• Vice-Chair, House Judiciary Committee
• Per Diem District Court Judge 1991-1995
• Lecturer, UH-Hilo Business law 1986-1987
• Attorney since 1985 to present, having successfully argued in front of the Hawaii Supreme Court, winning 3 out of 3 Petitions for Writ of Certiorori

EDUCATION:
• J.D. from University of California, Hastings College of the Law
• B.Sci. from University of Nevada, Las Vegas
• McKinley High School graduate

COMMUNITY:
• Volunteer attorney with Self-Help Center
• Volunteer mediator with Ku'ikahi Mediation Center
• Member of Hawaii State Bar Association
• Member of Hawaii County Bar Association
• Current member of Hawaii Photo Shooters
• Former president and former member of Hilo Photography Club
Measures Introduced
 Title
HB25 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
HB31 HD1 RELATING TO ELECTION NOMINATION PAPERS.
HB36 HD1 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
HB37 RELATING TO MEDICAL CANNABIS.
HB38 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB40 HD1 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
HB131 HD2 RELATING TO HEMP.
HB144 RELATING TO COFFEE LABELING.
HB145 RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE INSPECTIONS.
HB209 RELATING TO THE STATE BOARD ON GEOGRAPHIC NAMES.
HB210 HD1 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
HB211 RELATING TO THE PUNA DISTANCE LEARNING CENTER.
HB212 RELATING TO VIDEOCONFERENCING.
HB213 RELATING TO PRIVATE PROPERTY.
HB222 RELATING TO NURSE AIDES.
HB234 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB254 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
HB255 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
HB256 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
HB257 HD1 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB258 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB266 RELATING TO HEMP.
HB276 HD2 RELATING TO FLAVORED TOBACCO PRODUCTS.
HB286 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
HB287 HD1 RELATING TO VACANT AND ABANDONED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY.
HB288 HD1 RELATING TO INFRASTRUCTURE MAINTENANCE IN HOUSING SUBDIVISIONS.
HB289 RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY.
HB290 RELATING TO THE UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT.
HB291 RELATING TO MARIJUANA.
HB292 RELATING TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE STATE COUNCIL ON MENTAL HEALTH.
HB293 RELATING TO MEDICAL CANNABIS.
HB294 RELATING TO CRIME.
HB297 HD1 RELATING TO MOSQUITO VECTOR CONTROL.
HB330 HD1 RELATING TO SUICIDE PREVENTION.
HB377 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
HB378 HD1 RELATING TO FILIPINO VETERANS BURIAL ASSISTANCE.
HB423 RELATING TO RAPID OHIA DEATH.
HB434 RELATING TO MARIJUANA.
HB527 HD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION.
HB528 RELATING TO URBAN REDEVELOPMENT.
HB545 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
HB580 HD1 RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH.
HB584 HD1 RELATING TO ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES.
HB586 HD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII HEALTH AUTHORITY.
HB598 RELATING TO OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION.
HB618 RELATING TO STATE FUNDS.
HB619 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB623 HD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
HB625 HD1 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT.
HB628 RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
HB629 HD2 RELATING TO MEDICAL RELEASE.
HB630 HD1 RELATING TO GLASS CONTAINER RECOVERY.
HB640 RELATING TO CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT.
HB641 RELATING TO PUNA.
HB642 RELATING TO LAND USE.
HB643 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB662 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB675 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB708 RELATING TO CANNABIS.
HB709 HD1 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE II OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII.
HB713 HD1 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB714 HD1 RELATING TO NATURAL DISASTER PROTECTION.
HB735 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB737 RELATING TO AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER.
HB747 HD1 RELATING TO DISABLED PERSONS.
HB748 HD1 RELATING TO PROPERTY FORFEITURE.
HB749 RELATING TO THE NURSING FACILITY SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
HB786 HD1 RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH EXAMINATIONS.
HB787 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO RESTORE ADULT DENTAL BENEFITS TO MEDICAID ENROLLEES.
HB835 RELATING TO VEHICLES.
HB854 HD1 RELATING TO FOOD DONATION.
HB887 HD1 RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR.
HB903 HD1 RELATING TO THE JUDICIARY.
HB920 RELATING TO SCHOOL BASED HEALTH SERVICES.
HB1058 RELATING TO CHECK CASHING.
HB1059 HD1 RELATING TO FAIR EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES.
HB1060 RELATING TO PERSISTENT NONSUPPORT.
HB1061 HD1 RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE.
HB1062 HD1 RELATING TO BROADBAND.
HB1087 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE.
HB1106 RELATING TO CONSERVATION DISTRICT PERMITS.
HB1147 HD1 RELATING TO INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE.
HB1154 HD1 RELATING TO THE OWNER-BUILDER EXEMPTION.
HB1156 HD1 RELATING TO BROADBAND SERVICE INFRASTRUCTURE.
HB1157 HD1 RELATING TO POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION STUDENT IMMUNIZATIONS.
HB1177 HD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
HB1179 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE FOURTH REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT.
HB1180 HD1 RELATING TO NATURAL DISASTERS.
HB1193 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB1213 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB1219 HD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.
HB1271 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
HB1277 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII PROMISE PROGRAM.
HB1278 HD1 RELATING TO GOVERNMENT SERVICES RELATING TO THE LAW.
HB1279 RELATING TO THE OVERSIGHT OF ELECTION ACTIVITIES.
HB1289 HD2 RELATING TO CRIMINAL PRETRIAL REFORM.
HB1379 RELATING TO VOTER REGISTRATION.
HB1380 HD1 RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.
HB1415 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE.
HB1416 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1417 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
HB1420 HD1 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY OPERATING BUDGET.
HB1422 HD1 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
HB1444 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1452 RELATING TO CIVIL LEGAL SERVICES.
HB1454 RELATING TO AN EARNED INCOME DISREGARD PROGRAM.
HB1465 HD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
HB1481 HD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LOANS.
HB1484 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
HB1551 HD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
HB1552 HD2 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
HB1554 HD1 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES OPERATING BUDGET.
HB1555 RELATING TO SOCIAL MEDIA.
HB1556 RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH EXAMINATIONS.
HB1557 HD1 RELATING TO UNOCCUPIED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES.
HB1566 HD1 RELATING TO PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY FOR CERTAIN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGISTS.
HB1594 RELATING TO LICENSED CRISIS RESIDENTIAL SHELTERS.
HCR17 URGING THE COUNTIES TO CREATE AGENCIES TO AUDIT AND OVERSEE ASSESSMENT COLLECTION BY HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATIONS.
HR18 URGING THE COUNTY OF HAWAII TO EXPLORE A MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT WITH THE UNITED STATES ARMY TO PROVIDE AEROMEDICAL EVACUATION SERVICES FOR UNDERSERVED RURAL AREAS.
HR19 URGING THE COUNTIES TO CREATE AGENCIES TO AUDIT AND OVERSEE ASSESSMENT COLLECTION BY HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATIONS.
HR20 COMMENDING THE HONPA HONGWANJI MISSION OF HAWAI‘I FOR THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS TO ADVANCING HAWAIIAN CULTURE.
HR21 HONORING AND CELEBRATING HAWAIIAN CIVIC CLUB OF HONOLULU'S CENTENNIAL ANNIVERSARY AND THE HAWAIIAN CIVIC CLUB MOVEMENT.