29th Legislature, 2018
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Floor session convene times for January 18, 2018:
Senate: 11:30 a.m. | House of Representatives: 12:00 p.m.
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Senate District 20
Hawaii State Capitol
Room 201
phone: 808-586-6830
fax: 808-586-6679
sengabbard@capitol.hawaii.gov
Member of the following committees:
District Information
20th Senatorial District Map - Kapolei, Makakilo, Portions of Ewa, Kalaeloa and Waipahu

Neighborhood Boards
Waipahu No. 22
Ewa No. 23
Makakilo-Kapolei-Honokai Hale No. 34
Experience
Political Office
•  Honolulu City Council (2003-2005)
•  Hawaii State Senate (2006-present)

Important Issues & Initiatives
•  Hawaii Invasive Species Council (2009-2011, 2014-Present)
•  Climate Change Mitigation & Adaptation Commission (2015-Present)
•  Carbon Farming Task Force (2017-Present)
•  Red Hill Fuel Leak Task Force (2014-Present)
•  Civil Air Patrol - Legislative Squadron (2009-Present)
•  Legislative Advocate volunteer
•  Hawaii Energy Policy Forum (2008-2015)
•  Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative – Steering Committee (2010-2014)
•  Integrative Resource Planning Advisory Group (2012-2013)
•  Access to Justice Commission (2008-2010)
•  Ignition Interlock Commission (2008-2009)
•  Hawaii 2050 Sustainability Task Force (2007-2008)
Awards and Recognition
•  Legislator of the Year - Hawaii Farm Bureau (2016)
•  America's Legislator Parents of the Year - National Parents Day Coalition (2016)
•  Honorary Hempster - Maui Hemp Institute for Research and Innovation (2016)
•  Humane State Legislator Award - Humane Society of the U.S. (2015 and 2016)
•  Hawai‘i Energy Policy Forum Transformational Achievement Award (2015)
•  Hawai‘i Youth Challenge Academy Lokahi Award (2011)
•  First Senator of Samoan Ancestry in the Senate of the State of Hawaii Legislature Award - Samoan Heritage Week (2009)
•  Legislators Who Made a Difference - Sierra Club, Hawaii Chapter (2009)
•  Lifetime Achievement Award - Knights of Columbus (2009)
•  Stars of Oceania Award - University of Hawaii Pacific Business Center (2009)
•  Compassionate Legislator Award - People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (2008)
Measures Introduced
 Title
SB160 SD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB212 RELATING TO FIREARMS.
SB213 RELATING TO FIREARMS.
SB214 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE TWENTIETH SENATORIAL DISTRICT.
SB223 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE.
SB226 SD1 RELATING TO INDUSTRIAL HEMP.
SB227 RELATING TO THE P-20 AGRICULTURE EDUCATION WORKING GROUP.
SB228 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, MARKETING, AND CONSERVATION OF ‘ULU.
SB229 RELATING TO VECTOR CONTROL.
SB230 RELATING TO EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.
SB231 RELATING TO VOTER REGISTRATION.
SB232 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB233 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
SB234 RELATING TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES.
SB235 RELATING TO ENERGY.
SB236 RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES.
SB237 SD1 RELATING TO BIOFUELS.
SB260 RELATING TO PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS.
SB298 SD1 HD2 RELATING TO SCHOOLS.
SB311 RELATING TO RACIAL PROFILING PREVENTION.
SB316 SD1 RELATING TO RESTITUTION FOR VICTIMS OF CRIME.
SB318 SD1 RELATING TO EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES.
SB334 SD2 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB340 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO URBAN AGRICULTURE.
SB346 RELATING TO PESTICIDES.
SB350 SD1 RELATING TO NUTRIENT CYCLING.
SB351 SD1 RELATING TO THE AHA MOKU ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
SB352 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO THE AGRICULTURAL LOAN REVOLVING FUND.
SB353 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB354 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB355 RELATING TO THE SUSTAINABLE AND ORGANIC AGRICULTURE PROGRAM.
SB356 SD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB368 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
SB384 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY FOR CERTAIN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGISTS.
SB404 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO CHAPTER 245, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.
SB409 RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
SB428 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB500 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS.
SB551 RELATING TO FOOD LABELING.
SB554 SD1 RELATING TO THE GENERAL EXCISE TAX.
SB594 RELATING TO HEAT ABATEMENT.
SB624 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB684 SD1 RELATING TO IRRIGATION.
SB720 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO THE CONCUSSION PROGRAM.
SB723 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB771 SD1 RELATING TO IRRIGATION.
SB772 RELATING TO THE ROSE-RINGED PARAKEET.
SB774 RELATING TO THE HAWAII EMERGENCY PLANNING AND COMMUNITY RIGHT-TO-KNOW ACT.
SB775 RELATING TO THE IMPORTANT AGRICULTURAL LAND QUALIFIED AGRICULTURAL COST TAX CREDIT.
SB776 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION.
SB777 RELATING TO STUDENT INFORMED CONSENT.
SB778 SD1 RELATING TO PESTICIDES.
SB779 RELATING TO PESTICIDES.
SB780 RELATING TO ENTERPRISE ZONES.
SB781 SD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB782 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
SB783 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB784 RELATING TO MEDICINE.
SB785 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB787 RELATING TO RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY.
SB788 RELATING TO FORFEITURE.
SB789 RELATING TO UNEMPLOYMENT.
SB790 RELATING TO EMERGENCY SERVICES.
SB791 SD1 RELATING TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.
SB792 SD1 RELATING TO UNADJUDICATED TRAFFIC FINES.
SB793 RELATING TO COUNTY SURCHARGE ON STATE TAX.
SB794 SD1 RELATING TO THE GENERAL EXCISE TAX COLLECTION DATE.
SB795 RELATING TO THE STATEWIDE TRAFFIC CODE.
SB796 RELATING TO PASSENGERS RIDING IN BED OF PICKUP TRUCKS.
SB797 SD1 RELATING TO OFFENSES AGAINST PROPERTY RIGHTS.
SB798 SD1 HD2 RELATING TO TELECOMMUTING.
SB799 RELATING TO NATURAL DISASTER PROTECTION.
SB800 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO STUDY ALTERNATIVES FOR THE REHABILITATION AND RENOVATION OF THE STATE CAPITOL REFLECTING POOL.
SB801 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
SB802 RELATING TO ANIMALS.
SB803 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO FOOD SAFETY.
SB804 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO HAWAII PESTICIDES LAW.
SB805 RELATING TO INCOME TAX CREDITS.
SB806 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE.
SB807 SD1 RELATING TO LOCALLY GROWN FOOD.
SB812 RELATING TO LICENSED PROFESSIONALS.
SB815 RELATING TO REAL ESTATE DISCLOSURE.
SB823 SD2 RELATING TO NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIANS.
SB829 RELATING TO COMMUNITY FOOD FORESTS.
SB830 RELATING TO COMMUNITY FOOD FORESTS.
SB1059 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO SMALL BUSINESS.
SB1066 SD1 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB1088 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO CARBON FORESTRY CERTIFICATION.
SB1089 RELATING TO ETHICS.
SB1090 RELATING TO ETHICS.
SB1091 SD1 RELATING TO BIOSECURITY.
SB1092 RELATING TO ENERGY.
SB1093 RELATING TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA.
SB1192 RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
SB1193 SD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB1194 SD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB1195 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB1196 SD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB1234 RELATING TO THE KAHOOLAWE ISLAND RESERVE COMMISSION.
SB1259 SD1 RELATING TO UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS.
SB1260 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE-ASSOCIATED INFECTION.
SB1261 RELATING TO CESSPOOLS.
SB1262 SD1 RELATING TO WILDLIFE.
SB1311 RELATING TO THE KAPOLEI JOBS INITIATIVE.
SB1313 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO HAWAII FOOD RESILIENCY.
SB2013 RELATING TO CIVIL IDENTIFICATION.
SB2016 RELATING TO ENERGY STORAGE.
SB2018 RELATING TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY.
SB2024 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB2026 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
SB2027 RELATING TO APPROPRIATIONS TO ADDRESS HOMELESSNESS.
SB2051 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB2053 RELATING TO ATHLETIC TRAINERS.
SB2054 RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
SB2055 RELATING TO THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH.
SB2058 RELATING TO PRIVATE DETECTIVES AND GUARDS.