30th Legislature, 2019
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Session convene times for Tuesday, February 18, 2020:
Senate: 11:30 a.m. | House of Representatives: 12:00 p.m.
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House District 13
Hawaii State Capitol
Room 441
phone: 808-586-6790
fax: 808-586-6779
repdecoite@Capitol.hawaii.gov
Legislative Caucus Membership
- Women's Legislative Caucus
- Outdoor Heritage Caucus
- The Hawaiian Caucus
- Aloha Order of Merit Committee

Previous Community Involvement
- 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
HB131 HD2 RELATING TO HEMP.
HB259 HD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT.
HB260 RELATING TO CONSUMER PROTECTION.
HB261 HD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB262 HD1 RELATING TO SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM INCENTIVES.
HB263 RELATING TO THE ELIGIBILITY OF FIREFIGHTERS, EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TO RECEIVE WORKERS' COMPENSATION BENEFITS FOR POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER.
HB264 RELATING TO RESOURCE LAND ACQUISITION PLAN.
HB265 HD1 RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
HB266 RELATING TO HEMP.
HB345 HD1 RELATING TO THE GENERAL EXCISE TAX.
HB377 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
HB378 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO FILIPINO VETERANS BURIAL ASSISTANCE.
HB379 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB380 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB382 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
HB383 HD1 RELATING TO CHILD WELFARE SERVICES.
HB384 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB385 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB386 RELATING TO SEXUAL VIOLENCE PREVENTION EDUCATION.
HB387 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB388 HD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII ZERO TO THREE COURT.
HB394 HD1 RELATING TO HIGHWAY BEAUTIFICATION.
HB395 RELATING TO THE LEGISLATURE.
HB396 RELATING TO COASTAL EROSION PROACTIVE ADAPTATION PLAN.
HB397 RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB402 HD1 SD2 RELATING TO INCREASING THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS' PRO RATA SHARE OF PUBLIC LAND TRUST FUNDS.
HB423 RELATING TO RAPID OHIA DEATH.
HB434 RELATING TO MARIJUANA.
HB435 RELATING TO INSURANCE.
HB436 RELATING TO CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE RESILIENCY.
HB447 RELATING TO AQUATIC RESOURCES.
HB450 HD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL EMERGENCIES.
HB454 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO KAHOOLAWE ISLAND RESERVE.
HB455 HD1 RELATING TO THE KAHOOLAWE ISLAND RESERVE COMMISSION.
HB458 HD1 RELATING TO SMALL BOAT HARBORS.
HB466 HD1 SD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE AGING AND DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER.
HB467 HD1 SD2 RELATING TO THE KUPUNA CAREGIVERS PROGRAM.
HB469 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO HEARING AIDS.
HB470 RELATING TO RETIREMENT SAVINGS.
HB472 RELATING TO ACTIVE AGING.
HB473 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB474 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB481 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO INSURANCE.
HB482 RELATING TO SEXUAL VIOLENCE.
HB484 HD2 RELATING TO CLINICAL VICTIM SUPPORT SERVICES.
HB486 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO PROSTITUTION.
HB488 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES.
HB489 RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
HB490 HD1 RELATING TO THE LICENSURE OF MIDWIVES.
HB521 HD1 RELATING TO OCULARISTS.
HB522 RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION.
HB523 HD1 RELATING TO THE GENERAL EXCISE TAX.
HB524 HD1 RELATING TO FIRE SPRINKLERS.
HB526 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB541 PROPOSING AMENDMENTS TO ARTICLE VII, SECTIONS 12 AND 13, OF THE HAWAII CONSTITUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE COUNTIES TO ISSUE TAX INCREMENT BONDS AND TO EXCLUDE TAX INCREMENT BONDS FROM DETERMINATIONS OF THE FUNDED DEBT OF THE COUNTIES.
HB542 RELATING TO TAX INCREMENT BONDS.
HB544 RELATING TO LIABILITY.
HB547 HD1 RELATING TO FARMS.
HB549 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
HB553 RELATING TO LITTER CONTROL.
HB554 HD1 RELATING TO EXPENSES OF NEIGHBOR ISLAND RESIDENT PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSIONERS.
HB555 HD1 RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
HB557 HD1 RELATING TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY.
HB558 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO KEKAHA KAI STATE PARK.
HB559 RELATING TO AN ELECTRIC VEHICLE-READY HAWAII.
HB561 HD1 RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
HB562 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO CONSTRUCTION WASTE.
HB563 HD1 RELATING TO A COAL-FREE HAWAII.
HB564 RELATING TO THE STATE SHRIMP.
HB565 HD1 RELATING TO DISCLOSURE OF COASTAL HAZARDS.
HB567 RELATING TO DIGITAL CONTENT BLOCKERS.
HB569 RELATING TO LITTERING.
HB571 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB572 RELATING TO LICENSE PLATES.
HB573 HD1 RELATING TO TUITION WAIVERS.
HB597 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
HB598 RELATING TO OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION.
HB616 HD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB656 RELATING TO CHILD CARE FACILITIES.
HB657 RELATING TO BULLYING.
HB736 RELATING TO ADULT CARE HOMES.
HB769 HD1 RELATING TO IRRIGATION.
HB771 RELATING TO AQUACULTURE.
HB781 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
HB782 HD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB783 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB784 RELATING TO THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY.
HB785 RELATING TO MINIMUM WAGE.
HB829 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB830 RELATING TO STATE PARKS.
HB835 RELATING TO VEHICLES.
HB853 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
HB854 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO FOOD DONATION.
HB869 HD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB870 HD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES.
HB887 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR.
HB889 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS.
HB891 HD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB892 RELATING TO CAREER TECHNICAL EDUCATION.
HB908 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO THE TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.
HB909 HD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB933 HD2 RELATING TO CRISIS INTERVENTION.
HB934 RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
HB1072 HD1 RELATING TO THE FESTIVAL OF THE PACIFIC ARTS.
HB1073 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
HB1074 RELATING TO ASSISTANCE ANIMALS.
HB1075 HD1 RELATING TO BAG LIMITS.
HB1076 HD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC MEETINGS.
HB1077 RELATING TO FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY.
HB1078 RELATING TO THE STADIUM AUTHORITY.
HB1079 RELATING TO LAND PURCHASE.
HB1080 RELATING TO ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE.
HB1084 RELATING TO PUBLIC ACCOUNTANCY.
HB1085 HD1 RELATING TO THE DEPOSIT BEVERAGE CONTAINER PROGRAM.
HB1087 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE.
HB1098 HD1 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
HB1099 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
HB1100 HD1 RELATING TO EMERGENCY ACCESS TO SHELTER.
HB1101 HD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB1102 HD2 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE EDUCATION.
HB1117 HD2 RELATING TO STATE LANDS.
HB1118 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY.
HB1119 RELATING TO STATE HOLIDAYS.
HB1192 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO EQUAL PAY.
HB1219 HD1 SD2 RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.
HB1223 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1230 RELATING TO PICKUP TRUCKS.
HB1231 HD1 RELATING TO INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS.
HB1269 RELATING TO AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS.
HB1271 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
HB1327 HD2 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
HB1328 HD1 RELATING TO GOVERNMENT WEBSITES.
HB1346 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION.
HB1347 HD1 RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.
HB1372 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE THIRTEENTH REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT.
HB1385 RELATING TO THE HAWAII SCIENTIST-TO-TEACHER PATHWAY PILOT PROGRAM.
HB1390 RELATING TO IOLANI PALACE.
HB1410 HD1 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
HB1411 RELATING TO FAMILIES.
HB1415 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE.
HB1416 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1435 HD2 RELATING TO GENDER EQUITY.
HB1451 HD3 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB1454 RELATING TO AN EARNED INCOME DISREGARD PROGRAM.
HB1456 RELATING TO THE MAUI FOOD INNOVATION CENTER.
HB1462 HD1 RELATING TO UNFUNDED LIABILITIES.
HB1463 RELATING TO DELAY IN PRIOR APPROVAL FOR MEDICAL SERVICES.
HB1465 HD2 RELATING TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
HB1466 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
HB1481 HD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LOANS.
HB1502 RELATING TO MEDICAL CANNABIS.
HB1505 HD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB1529 HD1 RELATING TO STUDENT JOURNALISTS.
HB1530 HD1 SD2 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB1551 HD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
HB1553 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO HOMELAND SECURITY.
HB1564 HD1 RELATING TO COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT.
HB1566 HD1 RELATING TO PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY FOR CERTAIN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGISTS.
HB1567 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB1568 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
HB1569 RELATING TO THE HABITAT CONSERVATION PRESERVE.
HB1573 RELATING TO PROTECTION OF STREAMS.
HB1574 HD2 RELATING TO ELECTRONIC SMOKING PRODUCTS.
HB1575 RELATING TO PESTICIDES.
HB1579 RELATING TO STATEWIDE SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVES.
HB1581 RELATING TO CANNABIS.
HB1592 RELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX EXEMPTIONS.
HB1593 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.
HB1694 RELATING TO HEAT ABATEMENT.
HB1846 HD2 RELATING TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY.
HB1865 HD1 RELATING TO ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND RELATED DEMENTIA.
HB1866 HD1 RELATING TO THE HEALTHY AGING PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM.
HB1867 HD1 RELATING TO THE KUPUNA CAREGIVERS PROGRAM.
HB1868 HD1 RELATING TO JURY DUTY.
HB1869 RELATING TO PARKING FOR DISABLED PERSONS.
HB1870 HD1 RELATING TO LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE.
HB1871 HD1 RELATING TO LONG TERM CARE.
HB1872 HD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE OFFICE OF THE LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM.
HB1873 RELATING TO ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE.
HB1874 RELATING TO CRIMINAL OFFENSES AGAINST SENIORS.
HB1880 HD1 RELATING TO THE KAHOOLAWE ISLAND RESERVE COMMISSION.
HB1887 RELATING TO IMPORTATION OF UNROASTED COFFEE INTO HAWAII.
HB1888 RELATING TO THE PESTICIDE SUBSIDY PROGRAM.
HB1891 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1892 HD1 RELATING TO A FOOD HUB PILOT PROGRAM.
HB1893 RELATING TO PESTICIDES.
HB1903 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
HB1921 HD1 RELATING TO HUNTING.
HB1922 HD1 RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
HB1923 HD1 RELATING TO MEASUREMENT STANDARDS.
HB1924 HD1 RELATING TO SEARCH AND RESCUE.
HB1925 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS.
HB1926 RELATING TO STATE FORMS.
HB1928 HD1 RELATING TO DEVELOPMENT DISTRICTS.
HB1930 HD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB1931 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB1975 HD1 RELATING TO EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES.
HB1994 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
HB1995 HD1 RELATING TO SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT.
HB2010 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
HB2011 RELATING TO THE GOVERNOR'S COORDINATOR ON NATIVE HAWAIIAN ADVANCEMENT.
HB2014 RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB2015 HD1 RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
HB2016 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
HB2017 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION.
HB2043 HD2 RELATING TO ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH CARE.
HB2044 RELATING TO SEXUAL VIOLENCE PREVENTION EDUCATION.
HB2046 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB2048 HD1 RELATING TO BULLYING.
HB2049 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB2050 HD1 RELATING TO TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDERS, PROTECTIVE ORDERS, AND INJUNCTIONS.
HB2099 HD1 RELATING TO THE EXECUTIVE OFFICE ON AGING.
HB2102 HD1 RELATING TO HEMP PRODUCTS.
HB2103 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE HURRICANE RESERVE TRUST FUND.
HB2107 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE EMERGENCY AND BUDGET RESERVE FUND.
HB2108 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE.
HB2109 RELATING TO CRIMINAL PENALTIES.
HB2158 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB2160 HD1 RELATING TO FORESTRY.
HB2170 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII BOARD OF REGENTS.
HB2259 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
HB2261 HD1 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
HB2262 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
HB2263 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
HB2265 HD1 RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
HB2266 RELATING TO SEA LEVEL RISE.
HB2267 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS.
HB2268 RELATING TO CHILD VISITATION.
HB2431 RELATING TO ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES.
HB2432 RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.
HB2433 RELATING TO EVIDENCE.
HB2434 RELATING TO TRAFFIC RULES.
HB2435 HD1 RELATING TO LICENSURE.
HB2455 HD1 RELATING TO DEMENTIA TRAINING.
HB2475 HD1 RELATING TO CARGO CARRIERS.
HB2477 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
HB2495 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
HB2502 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB2504 HD2 RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE.
HB2509 HD1 RELATING TO SCHOOLS.
HB2510 HD1 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
HB2511 HD1 RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.
HB2512 HD1 RELATING TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION.
HB2517 RELATING TO HONOLUA BAY.
HB2518 RELATING TO THE COUNTY OF MAUI.
HB2527 HD1 RELATING TO THE LOW-INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT.
HB2528 HD1 RELATING TO VETERINARIANS.
HB2530 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
HB2531 RELATING TO THE STATE OF HAWAII MUSEUM OF MONARCHY HISTORY.
HB2532 HD1 RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
HB2533 HD1 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE STATE ARCHIVES.
HB2541 RELATING TO HELPING WORKING FAMILIES.
HB2542 RELATING TO LAND DEVELOPMENT.
HB2543 RELATING TO ACCESS TO LEARNING.
HB2544 RELATING TO A SCHOOL FACILITIES AGENCY.
HB2554 RELATING TO TEACHER EDUCATION.
HB2556 HD1 RELATING TO VEHICLES.
HB2565 HD2 RELATING TO PESTICIDES.
HB2566 HD1 RELATING TO TRAFFIC SAFETY.
HB2576 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LEASES.
HB2577 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LANDS.
HB2592 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.
HB2594 HD2 RELATING TO BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY.
HB2613 RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.
HB2614 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB2615 HD1 RELATING TO SOCIAL SERVICES.
HB2616 RELATING TO EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS.
HB2622 RELATING TO VISITOR INFORMATION.
HB2623 RELATING TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS.
HB2625 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB2629 HD1 RELATING TO HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
HB2631 RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH.
HB2632 HD1 RELATING TO FOOD SECURITY.
HB2634 RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
HB2638 RELATING TO CHILDREN.
HB2639 RELATING TO ALBIZIA TREES.
HB2640 RELATING TO LEGALIZED GAMBLING.
HB2682 HD1 RELATING TO WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT.
HB2684 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE.
HB2689 HD1 RELATING TO INDUSTRIAL HEMP.
HB2703 HD2 RELATING TO PREVENTING SCHOOL VIOLENCE.
HB2707 HD2 RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH.
HB2708 HD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB2709 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIFORM PROBATE CODE.
HB2719 RELATING TO GREEN FEES.
HB2720 HD1 RELATING TO GENDER EQUITY.
HB2721 HD1 RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST PUEO DEVELOPMENT, LLC.
HB2723 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION.
HCR9 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO BROADEN THE CONTENT OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCE CURRICULUM TO INCLUDE VARIOUS PRINCIPLES OF DIVERSITY.
HCR11 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO IMPLEMENT BROWN-BAG LUNCH SESSIONS AT MIDDLE SCHOOLS AND HIGH SCHOOLS.
HCR34 REQUESTING THAT THE WALL STREET JOURNAL INCLUDE HAWAIIAN AIRLINES IN THE NEWSPAPER'S FUTURE RANKINGS OF THE BEST AND WORST AIRLINES IN THE UNITED STATES.
HR7 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO BROADEN THE CONTENT OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCE CURRICULUM TO INCLUDE VARIOUS PRINCIPLES OF DIVERSITY.
HR9 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO IMPLEMENT BROWN-BAG LUNCH SESSIONS AT MIDDLE SCHOOLS AND HIGH SCHOOLS.
HR17 RECOGNIZING JAMES T. FUNAKI, ESQ. FOR HIS EXEMPLARY CAREER AND EXTRAORDINARY CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AND THE STATE OF HAWAII.
HR18 REQUESTING THAT THE WALL STREET JOURNAL INCLUDE HAWAIIAN AIRLINES IN THE NEWSPAPER'S FUTURE RANKINGS OF THE BEST AND WORST AIRLINES IN THE UNITED STATES.