29th Legislature, 2018
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Floor session convene times for January 22, 2018:
Senate: 9:30 a.m. | House of Representatives: 9:00 a.m.
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House District 42
Hawaii State Capitol
Room 418
phone: 808-586-8500
fax: 808-586-8504
rephar@Capitol.hawaii.gov
Member of the following committees:
• Chair, Interim Task Force on Smart Growth Development (2007)
• Member, Special Investigative Committee on Bureau of Conveyances (2008)
• Vice Chair, Committee on Water, Land, and Ocean Resources (2009 - present)
• Vice Chair, Committee on Public Safety and Military Affairs (2007-2008)
• Member, Committee on Finance (2007 - present)
• Member, Committees on Energy and Environmental Protection and Housing (2009 - present)
• Member, Committees on Transportation and Labor, (2007-2008)

• Attorney, Bays, Deaver, Lung, Rose & Holma. (April 2002 - Present)
• Aide, Honorable Mazie K. Hirono, Lieutenant Governor, State of Hawaii (August 1999 - March 2002)
• Law Clerk, Honorable Eden Elizabeth Hifo (fka Bambi Eden E. Weil), Circuit Court, First Circuit (June 1999 - August 1999)
• Intern, Office of the Prosecuting Attorney (September 1996 - December 1996)
• Law Clerk, Asian Legal Services, (CVLS) Chicago, Illinois (September 1994 - December 1995)
• Senior Paralegal, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, New York, New York (August 1990 - August 1993)

• 2007 Pacific Business News Forty Under 40
• 2007 Arirang Television Korean-American Politicians to Watch
• 2008 Charles Dick Award Winner
• 2009 Mothers Against Drunk Driving special honorary recognition for introducing ignition interlock law
• Executive Secretary, Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii Alliance.
• Coordinator, Aloha United Way.
• Volunteer, Read to Me Program.
• Staff, National Commission on Teaching and America's Future, Hawaii Policy Group
• Director, Hawaii Korean Chamber of Commerce.
• Coordinator, Hawaii Blood Bank.
• President, Korean American Bar Association Hawaii.
• Junior Judge, Hawaii State Bar Association.
• Member, Funds For New York City Public Education.
• Volunteer, Legal Aid Society.
• Member, American Bar Association
• Member, Hawaii State Bar Association
• Member, Hawaii Korean Chamber of Commerce
• Member, Friends of Kapolei Library

Measures Introduced
 Title
HB69 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB168 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO MEMORIALS.
HB169 HD1 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB413 HD1 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB424 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
HB432 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO THE ELDERLY.
HB433 RELATING TO CARE FACILITY INSPECTIONS.
HB434 HD1 RELATING TO LONG-TERM CARE.
HB450 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO CORAL.
HB454 RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
HB455 HD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB463 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO HAWAII STATE IDENTIFICATION CARDS.
HB479 HD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR HIKER SAFETY AND PREPAREDNESS.
HB480 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB481 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
HB482 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE.
HB483 HD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB485 RELATING TO IRRIGATION.
HB492 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII TEACHER STANDARDS BOARD.
HB493 HD1 RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.
HB494 RELATING TO PRIVATE TRADE, VOCATIONAL, AND TECHNICAL SCHOOLS.
HB495 RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.
HB496 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB577 RELATING TO A NON-BINDING REFERENDUM ON STATEWIDE COMMUNITY WATER FLUORIDATION.
HB578 RELATING TO PRESCHOOL OPEN DOORS PROGRAM.
HB608 HD1 RELATING TO AGING.
HB609 HD2 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
HB610 HD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE OFFICE OF THE LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM.
HB611 HD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND RELATED DEMENTIA SERVICES COORDINATOR POSITION.
HB612 HD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE AGING AND DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER.
HB614 HD1 RELATING TO FALL PREVENTION.
HB645 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
HB646 HD1 RELATING TO PARKING FOR DISABLED PERSONS.
HB647 RELATING TO HIGHWAYS.
HB665 HD2 RELATING TO VICTIMS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE.
HB668 HD1 RELATING TO SEXUAL ASSAULT.
HB670 HD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB671 RELATING TO EQUAL PAY.
HB718 RELATING TO THE HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
HB719 RELATING TO THE COUNTY SURCHARGE ON STATE TAX.
HB720 RELATING TO SMART GROWTH DEVELOPMENT.
HB721 HD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION INCENTIVES.
HB722 HD1 RELATING TO SOLID WASTE.
HB844 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO YOUTH.
HB848 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO ENERGY MODERNIZATION AT THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII SYSTEM.
HB854 RELATING TO MOBILE ELECTRONIC DEVICES.
HB940 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS.
HB941 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS.
HB961 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO FARMERS.
HB1164 RELATING TO THE ELECTRONIC PRESCRIPTION ACCOUNTABILITY SYSTEM.
HB1165 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII AND WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY.
HB1169 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
HB1170 RELATING TO THE CONVEYANCE TAX.
HB1171 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB1172 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
HB1173 HD1 RELATING TO A WATER IRRIGATION PILOT PROJECT.
HB1313 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1379 HD1 RELATING TO AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS.
HB1452 RELATED TO SUICIDE PREVENTION TRAINING.
HB1453 RELATING TO PROTECTION OF NATURAL RESOURCES.
HB1454 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB1515 HD1 RELATING TO SECURITY GUARDS.
HB1526 HD2 RELATING TO CIVIL RELIEF FOR STATE MILITARY FORCES.
HB1561 RELATING TO VICTIM RESTITUTION.
HB1562 RELATING TO CANCER PATIENTS.
HB1563 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE FORTY-SECOND REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT.
HB1564 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB1589 HD1 RELATING TO HUNTING SAFETY.
HB1591 HD2 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII PROMISE PROGRAM.
HB1594 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII PROMISE PROGRAM.
HB1601 RELATING TO EDUCATION.