31st Legislature, 2021
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House District 13
Hawaii State Capitol
Room: 405
phone: 808-586-6790
fax: 808-586-6779
repdecoite@Capitol.hawaii.gov

Member of the following committees:
- Board member, Lokahi Pacific (from 2004-2012 )
- Board Member, Hikiola Cooperative (2008-2011)
- Board Member, Molokai Irrigation Advisory Board (2008-2012)
- Board Member, Molokai Chamber Foundation (2006-2012)
- Board Member, The Molokai Planning Commission from (2006-2009)
- President, Molokai Homestead Farmers Alliance (2006-2015)
- Chairperson, Farm Service Agency (2007-2015)
- Member, Hawaii State Board of Agriculture (2012-2015)
Measures Introduced
 Title
HCR52 SUPPORTING THE LOCAL FISHING INDUSTRY'S EFFORTS TO PROMOTE SUSTAINABILITY AND FOOD SECURITY.
HCR53 HD1 REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO CONVENE A CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION TO PROPOSE A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO OVERTURN THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT'S DECISION IN CITIZENS UNITED V. FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION.
HCR76 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A FINANCIAL AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE HAWAII INVASIVE SPECIES COUNCIL.
HCR95 DESIGNATING THE MONTH OF OCTOBER OF EACH YEAR AS "FARM TO SCHOOL MONTH" IN HAWAII TO STRENGTHEN AND SUPPORT FARM TO SCHOOL INITIATIVES IN HAWAII'S SCHOOLS.
HCR96 URGING HAWAII ELECTRICAL UTILITIES TO ADOPT A POLICY FOR THE FUTURE ELECTRICAL GRID TO SUPPORT THE USE OF MICRO-GRIDS AND SELF-SUFFICIENT RESIDENTIAL SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS.
HCR100 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO REVIEW ITS CURRENT POLICY ON AFFIRMATIVE CONSENT.
HCR125 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CONDUCT A STUDY REGARDING THE FEASIBILITY AND COST OF CONSTRUCTING A SMALL COMMERCIAL BOAT HARBOR AND SMALL COMMERCIAL AIRPORT IN SOUTH PUNA.
HCR148 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT AND THE COLLEGE OF HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE TO ESTABLISH A WORKING GROUP TO EXAMINE THE EXPANSION OF HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION THROUGHOUT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII SYSTEM.
HCR149 HD1 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO REVIEW, DEVELOP, AND IMPLEMENT ADMINISTRATIVE RULES AND POLICIES TO FACILITATE AND ENCOURAGE TRADITIONAL HAWAIIAN BURIALS.
HCR165 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO ESTABLISH THE HAWAII GOOD AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES PROGRAM.
HCR176 REQUESTING THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO DEVELOP A COORDINATED FRAMEWORK OF SUPPORT FOR PRESCHOOL THROUGH POST-SECONDARY AGRICULTURE EDUCATION.
HCR203 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A REVIEW ON THE EFFECT OF THE TRANSFER FROM MEDICAID TO PLANS ON THE HAWAII HEALTH CONNECTOR FOR NON-ELIGIBLE MEDICAID COMPACT OF FREE ASSOCIATION RESIDENTS.
HCR204 SD1 REQUESTING THE STATE PROCUREMENT ADMINISTRATOR TO COLLECT INFORMATION ON EACH OF THE INDIVIDUAL PROCUREMENT JURISDICTIONS.
HCR206 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION TO ANNUALLY PUBLISH A TAX EXPENDITURE REPORT.
HCR207 REQUESTING AN AUDIT OF ALL STATE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES UTILIZING STATE FUNDS FOR OUTSIDE COUNSEL.
HCR211 REQUESTING THE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL TO STUDY THE EFFECTIVENESS OF CURRENT INCENTIVES FOR THE HIRING OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.
HCR212 REQUESTING FEDERAL AND STATE AGENCIES TO CONSULT WITH HAWAII SMALL SCALE FARMERS, HAWAII SMALL SCALE PRODUCERS, AND AFFECTED PARTIES ON THE OFFSETTING OF COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE FOOD SAFETY MODERNIZATION ACT.
HCR213 HD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY AND COST STUDY RELATING TO THE CONSTRUCTION OF A BOAT RAMP IN EAST MOLOKA‘I BETWEEN MILE MARKERS TEN AND SIXTEEN.
HCR224 SD1 NAMING THE NEW WAIMANALO ELEMENTARY AND INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL BUILDING IN HONOR OF AL LEWIS.
HR23 SUPPORTING THE LOCAL FISHING INDUSTRY'S EFFORTS TO PROMOTE SUSTAINABILITY AND FOOD SECURITY.
HR35 HD1 REQUESTING A PROGRESS REPORT AND PLAN FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE ANIMAL QUARANTINE STATION.
HR51 URGING HAWAII ELECTRICAL UTILITIES TO ADOPT A POLICY FOR THE FUTURE ELECTRICAL GRID TO SUPPORT THE USE OF MICRO-GRIDS AND SELF-SUFFICIENT RESIDENTIAL SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAIC SYSTEMS.
HR53 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO REVIEW ITS CURRENT POLICY ON AFFIRMATIVE CONSENT.
HR77 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CONDUCT A STUDY REGARDING THE FEASIBILITY AND COST OF CONSTRUCTING A SMALL COMMERCIAL BOAT HARBOR AND SMALL COMMERCIAL AIRPORT IN SOUTH PUNA.
HR102 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO ESTABLISH THE HAWAII GOOD AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES PROGRAM.
HR112 REQUESTING THAT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AT MANOA COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO DEVELOP A COORDINATED FRAMEWORK OF SUPPORT FOR PRESCHOOL THROUGH POST-SECONDARY AGRICULTURE EDUCATION.
HR139 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A REVIEW ON THE EFFECT OF THE TRANSFER FROM MEDICAID TO PLANS ON THE HAWAII HEALTH CONNECTOR FOR NON-ELIGIBLE MEDICAID COMPACT OF FREE ASSOCIATION RESIDENTS.
HR140 REQUESTING THE CHIEF PROCUREMENT OFFICER TO CONDUCT A COMPREHENSIVE STUDY OF EACH OF THE INDIVIDUAL PROCUREMENT JURISDICTIONS.
HR142 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION TO ANNUALLY PUBLISH A TAX EXPENDITURE REPORT.
HR143 REQUESTING AN AUDIT OF ALL STATE DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES UTILIZING STATE FUNDS FOR OUTSIDE COUNSEL.
HR146 REQUESTING THE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL TO STUDY THE EFFECTIVENESS OF CURRENT INCENTIVES FOR THE HIRING OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.
HR147 REQUESTING FEDERAL AND STATE AGENCIES TO CONSULT WITH HAWAII SMALL SCALE FARMERS, HAWAII SMALL SCALE PRODUCERS, AND AFFECTED PARTIES ON THE OFFSETTING OF COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE FOOD SAFETY MODERNIZATION ACT.
HR148 HD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES TO CONDUCT A FEASIBILITY AND COST STUDY RELATING TO THE CONSTRUCTION OF A BOAT RAMP IN EAST MOLOKA‘I BETWEEN MILE MARKERS TEN AND SIXTEEN.
HR157 NAMING THE NEW WAIMANALO ELEMENTARY AND INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL BUILDING IN HONOR OF AL LEWIS.
HR171 COMMENDING THE VETERANS OF THE MILITARY INTELLIGENCE SERVICE FOR THEIR COURAGE AND SACRIFICE IN THE SERVICE OF OUR NATION.