31st Legislature, 2021
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House District 44
Hawaii State Capitol
Room 323
phone: 808-586-8460
fax: 808-586-8464
repgates@Capitol.hawaii.gov
• Chairman - Wai'anae Coast Neighborhood Board #24
• Board Director - Wai'anae Coast Comprehensive Health Center
• Advisory Board Member - Makaha Elementary School
• Advisory Board Member - Wai'anae High School
• Chief Operating Officer - Active Hawaii Organization
• Vice Chairman - Wai'anae Coast Neighborhood Board #24
• Council Member - Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard's Youth Leadership Council

• 2015- Certificate of Recognition by The United State Congress for advocating for social justice and civil liberties relating to transportation and public infrastructure needs of rural communities such as Wai'anae.
• 2014- Certificate of Recognition by Honolulu City Council for his Community outreach and advocacy
• 2013- Hawaii's Outstanding Children and Youth Advocate of the Year, Governor Neil Abercrombie and Hawaii State Legislature
Measures Introduced
 Title
HB32 HD1 RELATING TO ANIMAL FUR PRODUCTS.
HB72 HD2 RELATING TO ELECTRIC FOOT SCOOTERS.
HB73 HD1 RELATING TO EMERGENCY WORKERS.
HB74 RELATING TO RESTRICTIONS ON AGRICULTURAL USES AND ACTIVITIES.
HB75 HD1 RELATING TO GRANTS.
HB76 RELATING TO COUNTIES.
HB78 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNDERGROUND CONSTRUCTION OF HIGH-VOLTAGE ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION LINES.
HB79 HD1 RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB80 HD1 RELATING TO THE LOW-INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT.
HB82 RELATING TO FAMILY COURT.
HB83 RELATING TO INTERNET SERVICES.
HB84 RELATING TO THE USE OF FORCE IN SELF-PROTECTION.
HB112 RELATING TO WASTEWATER SYSTEMS.
HB126 RELATING TO CULTURE.
HB127 RELATING TO MUSEUMS.
HB128 RELATING TO CULTURE.
HB129 RELATING TO ART.
HB130 RELATING TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS.
HB228 RELATING TO UNITED STATES SENATOR DANIEL K. INOUYE DAY.
HB229 HD1 RELATING TO UNITED STATES SENATOR DANIEL K. AKAKA DAY.
HB235 RELATING TO SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM INCENTIVES.
HB236 RELATING TO COFFEE PEST CONTROL.
HB294 RELATING TO INTOXICANTS.
HB311 HD1 RELATING TO THE NURSING FACILITY SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
HB385 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
HB406 RELATING TO THE HAWAII NATIONAL GUARD.
HB422 RELATING TO CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.
HB444 PROPOSING AMENDMENTS TO ARTICLES VIII AND X OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO AUTHORIZE THE LEGISLATURE TO ESTABLISH A SURCHARGE TO INCREASE FUNDING FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION.
HB473 HD2 RELATING TO TELEHEALTH.
HB474 HD1 RELATING TO THE HOSPITAL SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
HB482 RELATING TO CANNABIS FOR MEDICAL USE.
HB503 HD1 RELATING TO BOARD MEETINGS.
HB504 RELATING TO TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS HOSTING PLATFORMS.
HB505 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
HB538 RELATING TO FARM ANIMALS.
HB544 HD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR A CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT AT MAUNA KEA ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII.
HB547 RELATING TO FEDERAL LANDS.
HB568 RELATING TO SEX TRAFFICKING.
HB570 HD2 RELATING TO SEXUAL ABUSE OF MINORS.
HB581 RELATING TO COMMERCIAL TENANT PROTECTION.
HB595 RELATING TO SEA LEVEL RISE.
HB601 HD2 RELATING TO THE TRAFFIC CODE.
HB602 RELATING TO REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES.
HB604 RELATING TO VISION ZERO.
HB606 HD1 AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
HB608 HD1 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
HB609 HD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB610 RELATING TO GARDENS.
HB611 HD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION FUNDING.
HB622 RELATING TO BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY.
HB623 HD1 RELATING TO THE BERNICE PAUAHI BISHOP MUSEUM.
HB624 RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB625 HD1 RELATING TO THE FESTIVAL OF PACIFIC ARTS.
HB626 RELATING TO WATER CIRCULATION.
HB627 HD1 RELATING TO SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.
HB628 RELATING TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE STATE COUNCIL ON MENTAL HEALTH.
HB629 RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT.
HB630 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB631 RELATING TO FINANCIAL HARDSHIP.
HB632 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
HB633 RELATING TO VOTING.
HB634 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS.
HB678 HD1 RELATING TO STATE HOLIDAYS.
HB745 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
HB746 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
HB778 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB781 RELATING TO STUDENT JOURNALISM.
HB784 RELATING TO TRESPASS.
HB799 RELATING TO PROTECTIONS FOR CHILDREN.
HB800 RELATING TO TRAINING IN NATIVE HAWAIIAN RIGHTS.
HB809 HD2 RELATING TO BROADBAND.
HB810 RELATING TO BROADBAND.
HB811 RELATING TO INDIVIDUAL SPORTS.
HB829 RELATING TO A FOOD HUB PILOT PROGRAM.
HB832 RELATING TO ROADS.
HB833 RELATING TO COMMISSIONED VOLUNTEER ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.
HB835 HD1 RELATING TO THE NATIONAL GUARD YOUTH CHALLENGE ACADEMY.
HB865 HD1 RELATING TO THE STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION DIVISION.
HB866 RELATING TO MEDICAID BENEFITS.
HB867 RELATING TO CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.
HB1088 HD2 RELATING TO COSMETICS.
HB1123 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT.
HB1124 HD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT.
HB1130 HD2 RELATING TO TRANSIT-ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT.
HB1131 HD1 RELATING TO THE STATE BUILDING CODE COUNCIL.
HB1132 HD1 RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB1136 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
HB1148 HD1 RELATING TO LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
HB1149 HD1 RELATING TO LAND USE.
HB1164 HD1 RELATING TO THE BERNICE PAUAHI BISHOP MUSEUM.
HB1165 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB1177 RELATING TO TAX CREDITS.
HB1178 RELATING TO TAX CREDITS.
HB1193 HD1 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE STATE.
HB1194 RELATING TO THE STATEWIDE TRAFFIC CODE.
HB1195 RELATING TO HIGHWAYS.
HB1222 HD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB1230 RELATING TO HAWAIIAN AS AN OFFICIAL LANGUAGE OF THE STATE OF HAWAI‘I.
HB1232 RELATING TO TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS.
HB1235 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
HB1266 RELATING TO PUBLIC LAND TRUST FUNDS.
HB1276 HD1 RELATING TO STATE PARKS.
HB1277 RELATING TO AN OFFICE OF THE HOUSING ADVOCATE.
HB1286 HD2 RELATING TO TRAVEL.
HB1306 RELATING TO SEXUAL VIOLENCE PREVENTION EDUCATION.
HB1307 RELATING TO FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY.
HB1308 HD1 RELATING TO JUNETEENTH DAY.
HB1309 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1354 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE FORTY-FOURTH REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT.
HB1355 HD1 RELATING TO STATE PROCUREMENT REFORM.
HB1356 HD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB1357 HD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE.
HB1358 HD1 RELATING TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION.
HB1361 RELATING TO FIRE SAFETY.
HB1362 HD1 RELATING TO ACCESS TO LEARNING.
HB1364 RELATING TO HEMP.
HB1377 RELATING TO CITATIONS.
HCR50 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES, IN COORDINATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, TO COLLECT DATA ON LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER, QUEER OR QUESTIONING, PANSEXUAL, ASEXUAL, GENDER NON-CONFORMING, AND INTERSEX YOUTH WHO ARE UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF THE COURTS AND THE HAWAII YOUTH CORRECTIONAL FACILITY.
HCR52 REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO ASSESS WHETHER STATE AGENCIES' ANTI-BULLYING POLICIES AND RECORDS OF INCIDENCES OF BULLYING ARE PROPERLY UPDATED AND EFFECTIVELY UTILIZED.
HR39 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES, IN COORDINATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, TO COLLECT DATA ON LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER, QUEER OR QUESTIONING, PANSEXUAL, ASEXUAL, GENDER NON-CONFORMING, AND INTERSEX YOUTH WHO ARE UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF THE COURTS AND THE HAWAII YOUTH CORRECTIONAL FACILITY.
HR41 REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO ASSESS WHETHER STATE AGENCIES' ANTI-BULLYING POLICIES AND RECORDS OF INCIDENCES OF BULLYING ARE PROPERLY UPDATED AND EFFECTIVELY UTILIZED.