29th Legislature, 2018
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Senate District 10
Hawaii State Capitol
Room 220
phone: 808-586-6250
fax: 808-586-6251
senihara@capitol.hawaii.gov
District Information
10th Senatorial District Map - Kaimuki, Kapahulu, Palolo, St. Louis Heights, Maunalani Heights, Moiliili, Ala Wai
Legislative Experience
•  State Senate, 1994 to 2012
•  Senate Majority Leader and Floor Leader
•  Access Hawaii Committee, Member for Senate
•  Joint Legislative Access Committee, Co-Chair
•  Joint Committee on Aging in Place, Co-Chair
•  House of Representatives, 1986-1994
•  House Majority Floor Leader
•  House Intergovernmental Affairs Committee, Chair
•  1978 Constitutional Convention, Delegate & Vice President

National Organizations
•  National Conference of State Legislatures, Legislative Effectiveness Committee, Co-Chair, since 2011
•  Kettering Foundation, Board of Directors, since 2010
•  National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation, member since 2003
•  National Issues Forum Institute, Board of Directors, 2003-2005

Community Experience
•  Kaimuki-Waialae YMCA Board of Managers
•  Kaimuki Lions Club
•  Kaimuki Business & Professional Association
•  Palolo Community Council
•  Palolo Neighborhood Board
•  New Kapahulu Business Association
•  Ala Wai Watershed Community Network
•  Neighborhood Security Watch Association of Hawaii
•  Community Work Day Program
Awards and Recognition
•  Shining Light Award, Hawai‘i Alliance for Retired Americans (2008)
•  Na Lima Kokua Ma Waena O Makua Award, Hawai‘i Pacific Gerontological Society (2006)
•  Good Government Angel Award, Hawai‘i Pro-Democracy Initiative (2003-2004)
•  Lawmaker of the Year, Small Business Hawai‘i (2003)
•  Unsung Hero Award, Hawai‘i's Thousand Friends (2002)
•  Civic Leadership Award, Hawai‘i Technology Trade Association (2000)
•  Good Government Award, Common Cause Hawai‘i (1997 & 1993)
Measures Introduced
 Title
SB13 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB182 RELATING TO SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT.
SB223 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE.
SB224 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO PSYCHOLOGY.
SB230 RELATING TO EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.
SB244 RELATING TO OPEN GOVERNMENT.
SB245 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO GOVERNMENT RECORDS.
SB246 RELATING TO VOTING.
SB257 RELATING TO FOOD SECURITY.
SB258 RELATING TO PROPELLER GUARDS.
SB262 SD1 RELATING TO CHILDREN.
SB263 RELATING TO THE UNIFORM INFORMATION PRACTICES ACT.
SB265 RELATING TO THE HUMANE TREATMENT OF ANIMALS.
SB266 RELATING TO TRAVEL AGENCIES.
SB280 RELATING TO FIREARMS.
SB286 SD1 RELATING TO CHECK CASHING.
SB351 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO THE AHA MOKU ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
SB357 RELATING TO AID IN DYING.
SB365 RELATING TO ENERGY STORAGE.
SB380 RELATING TO DENTAL HYGIENISTS.
SB428 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB508 SD1 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB528 RELATING TO AGING.
SB529 SD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB530 SD2 HD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE OFFICE OF THE LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM.
SB531 RELATING TO THE HEALTHY AGING PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM.
SB532 SD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND RELATED DEMENTIA SERVICES COORDINATOR POSITION.
SB533 SD1 HD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE AGING AND DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER.
SB534 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO KUPUNA CARE.
SB535 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO HEARING AIDS.
SB536 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO FALL PREVENTION.
SB537 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
SB538 RELATING TO CARE FACILITY INSPECTIONS.
SB539 RELATING TO THE ELDERLY.
SB540 RELATING TO LONG-TERM CARE.
SB541 RELATING TO GERONTOLOGIST LICENSING.
SB542 RELATING TO GRANDPARENTS.
SB548 RELATING TO MARIJUANA.
SB552 RELATING TO GENETIC ENGINEERING.
SB557 RELATING TO THE UNIFORM INFORMATION PRACTICES ACT.
SB560 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE.
SB567 RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE.
SB625 RELATING TO FRANCHISES.
SB626 RELATING TO ETHICS.
SB627 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
SB628 SD2 RELATING TO BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS.
SB629 SD1 RELATING TO THE LAND USE COMMISSION.
SB630 RELATING TO LOBBYISTS.
SB631 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO ETHICS.
SB692 RELATING TO MARINE LIFE CONSERVATION.
SB693 RELATING TO OXYBENZONE.
SB696 RELATING TO OXYBENZONE.
SB809 RELATING TO PESTICIDES.
SB811 RELATING TO VOTING.
SB812 RELATING TO LICENSED PROFESSIONALS.
SB813 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB824 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB829 RELATING TO COMMUNITY FOOD FORESTS.
SB872 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO ETHICS.
SB873 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL BUILDINGS.
SB874 RELATING TO PUBLIC REPORTS.
SB875 RELATING TO ETHICS.
SB876 RELATING TO FIREARMS.
SB877 RELATING TO CONSERVATION AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT.
SB878 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB1039 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
SB1078 SD1 RELATING TO LOAN REPAYMENT FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS.
SB1085 SD1 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
SB1086 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO THE MOTION PICTURE, DIGITAL MEDIA, AND FILM PRODUCTION INCOME TAX CREDIT.
SB1122 RELATING TO VIDEOCONFERENCING.
SB1135 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE III, SECTION 14, OF THE HAWAII STATE CONSTITUTION.
SB1136 SD1 RELATING TO THE LAND USE COMMISSION.
SB1137 RELATING TO MUTUAL BENEFIT SOCIETIES.
SB1138 RELATING TO COUNTY VEHICULAR TAXES.
SB1139 RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
SB1159 SD1 RELATING TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA.
SB1160 RELATING TO POLICE DEPARTMENTS.
SB1162 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII PROMISE PROGRAM.
SB1170 SD2 RELATING TO GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY.
SB1186 RELATING TO ENERGY.
SB1191 SD1 RELATING TO FILM AND DIGITAL MEDIA INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT.
SB1198 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
SB1222 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
SB1223 SD1 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
SB1263 SD1 RELATING TO REAL ESTATE.
SB1271 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE II, SECTION 1, OF THE HAWAII STATE CONSTITUTION TO CHANGE THE AGE QUALIFICATION FOR VOTING IN STATE OR LOCAL ELECTIONS.
SB1272 RELATING TO VOTING.
SB1273 SD1 RELATING TO MOPEDS.
SB1281 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB1313 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO HAWAII FOOD RESILIENCY.
SB2016 RELATING TO ENERGY STORAGE.
SB2055 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH.
SB2247 SD1 HD2 CD1 RELATING TO OPIOID ANTAGONISTS.
SB2296 SD1 RELATING TO METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATIONS.
SB2300 RELATING TO STATE BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS.
SB2336 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY OF HAWAII'S WATER.
SB2449 RELATING TO THE PRESERVATION OF AGRICULTURAL LAND.
SB2455 RELATING TO CANNABIS.
SB2471 RELATING TO RAT LUNGWORM DISEASE.
SB2472 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB2568 RELATING TO PESTICIDES.
SB2577 RELATING TO IMPEACHMENT.
SB2578 RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF INFORMATION PRACTICES.
SB2579 RELATING TO THE ALA WAI BOAT HARBOR.
SB2586 SD2 RELATING TO CARE FACILITIES.
SB2587 RELATING TO THE KUPUNA CAREGIVERS PROGRAM.
SB2588 RELATING TO AGING.
SB2589 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE AGING AND DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER.
SB2590 RELATING TO AGING.
SB2591 SD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB2592 RELATING TO NURSE AIDES.
SB2593 RELATING TO THE HEALTHY AGING PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM.
SB2594 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB2595 SD1 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB2596 SD1 RELATING TO SENIOR CITIZENS.
SB2597 RELATING TO GIFTS.
SB2661 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2662 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2663 SD2 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2664 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2665 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2666 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2667 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2668 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2669 SD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2670 SD3 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2672 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2673 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2674 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2675 SD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2677 SD2 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2678 SD3 HD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2687 SD1 RELATING TO HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE.
SB2854 SD1 HD2 CD1 RELATING TO MOPEDS.
SB2959 RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
SB2988 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO KUPUNA CARE.
SB2990 SD2 HD2 CD1 RELATING TO FAMILY LEAVE.
SB3002 SD1 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO LIBRARIES.
SB3091 RELATING TO GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE.
SB3092 RELATING TO OPEN GOVERNMENT.
SB3093 RELATING TO SPECIAL SHORELINE ENCROACHMENT EASEMENTS.
SCR113 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO EXAMINE PALLIATIVE CARE SERVICES AND DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS TO EXPAND PALLIATIVE CARE SERVICES IN HAWAII.
SR88 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO DEVELOP STRATEGIES TO PREVENT THE STATEWIDE SPREAD OF SEASONAL INFLUENZA WITH PRIORITY GIVEN TO HIGH-RISK ELDERLY RESIDENTS IN ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES.