30th Legislature, 2019
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Floor session convene times for January 22, 2019:
Senate: 9:30 a.m. | House of Representatives: 9:00 a.m.
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Senate District 3
Hawaii State Capitol
Room 206
phone: 808-586-9385
fax: 808-586-9391
senkanuha@capitol.hawaii.gov
Member of the following committees:
District Information
3rd Senatorial District Map - Kona, Ka‘ū
EDUCATION
•  Mokuaikaua Church Preschool
•  Kahakai Elementary School
•  Kealakehe Intermediate and High School
•  University of San Diego - Political Science, B.A., with a Minor in Business Administration

PUBLIC SERVICE EXPERIENCE
•  President, HSAC (Hawaii State Association of Counties)
•  Member, WIR Board (Western Interstate Region, an affliate of NACo)
•  Member, Board of Directors, NACo (National Association of Counties)
•  Volunteer Instructor, children's tennis at the Old Kona Airport
•  Volunteer, Kealakehe High School Waveriders Against Drugs
•  Kona Representative, Hawai‘i Island Burial Council (2010-2011)
•  Member, Board of Directors, Kai ‘O Pua Canoe Club
•  Founding Member, The Betty Kanuha Fundation, Inc. (formed in 2001 as a tribute to Dru's Grandmother), a non-profit organization supporting literacy and cultural programs
•  Vice Chair, 2011 Hawai‘i County Redistricting Commission

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE
•  Chair and Presiding Officer of the County Council, 2014-2016 Hawai‘i County Council
•  Chair of the Committee on Public Works and Parks and Recreation, 2012-2014 Hawai‘i County Council
•  Vice Chair of the Committee on Environmental Management, 2012-2014 Hawai‘i County Council
•  Water and Agricultural Resources, Kamehameha Schools-Land Assets Division, Hawai‘i Island (supporting Kamehameha Schools' Strategic Agricultural Plan)
•  Legislative Aide, Judiciary and Labor Committee (Senator Clayton Hee, Chair), Hawai‘i State Legislature
Measures Introduced
 Title
SB1 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB9 RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.
SB12 RELATING TO TEACHER HOUSING.
SB16 RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.
SB114 RELATING TO TEACHER HOUSING.
SB115 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB210 RELATING TO PARENTAL RIGHTS.
SB229 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
SB253 RELATING TO BROADBAND SERVICE.
SB262 RELATING TO PUEO RESEARCH.
SB263 RELATING TO CLIMATE CHANGE.
SB265 RELATING TO ‘ULU.
SB299 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
SB303 RELATING TO GARDENS.
SB351 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB356 RELATING TO INSURANCE.
SB365 RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
SB367 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
SB368 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
SB369 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
SB371 RELATING TO SCHOOLS.
SB375 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB378 RELATING TO LAND USE.
SB379 RELATING TO LAND EXCHANGE.
SB383 RELATING TO YOUTH SUICIDE PREVENTION.
SB387 RELATING TO TEACHER RENTAL HOUSING.
SB388 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB390 RELATING TO SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM INCENTIVES.
SB391 RELATING TO BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS.
SB392 RELATING TO SPECIAL EDUCATION.
SB398 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
SB399 RELATING TO NON-GENERAL FUNDS.
SB400 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB407 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE OFFICE OF THE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY FOR HAWAII COUNTY.
SB457 RELATING TO THE PUNA DISTANCE LEARNING CENTER.
SB469 RELATING TO THE STATE BUDGET.
SB472 RELATING TO PUNA.
SB516 RELATING TO THE HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
SB517 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB577 RELATING TO ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY ENTITLEMENTS.
SB591 RELATING TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
SB635 PROPOSING AMENDMENTS TO ARTICLE IX, SECTION 5, OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII.
SB657 RELATING TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES.
SB661 RELATING TO FUEL CELL ELECTRIC VEHICLES.
SB666 RELATING TO AN AIRPORTS CORPORATION.
SB684 RELATING TO COMMUNITY MEETINGS.
SB690 RELATING TO CLIMATE CHANGE.
SB691 RELATING TO SUICIDE PREVENTION TRAINING.
SB698 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB867 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB868 RELATING TO THE TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.
SB869 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB870 RELATING TO LOAN REPAYMENT FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS.
SB871 RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
SB872 RELATING TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT.
SB873 RELATING TO WORKFORCE HOUSING.
SB874 RELATING TO HOUSING ON HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS.
SB875 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR STATE LIFEGUARDS.
SB876 RELATING TO THE SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL PROGRAM.
SB877 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB878 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB879 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE OFFICE OF THE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY FOR HAWAII COUNTY.
SB880 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
SB881 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB882 RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP.
SB883 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB884 RELATING TO PSYCHOLOGISTS.
SB885 RELATING TO THE LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLD RENTERS CREDIT.
SB886 RELATING TO THE RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
SB887 RELATING TO TOBACCO TAXES.
SB888 RELATING TO COFFEE LABELING.
SB889 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB890 RELATING TO RENTAL HOUSING.
SB891 RELATING TO HOUSING DEVELOPMENT.
SB892 RELATING TO EMERGENCY SERVICES.
SB893 RELATING TO RECYCLING.
SB894 RELATING TO COFFEE LABELING.
SB895 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB896 RELATING TO GENERATION OF STATE REVENUES.
SB897 RELATING TO WATER QUALITY MONITORING.
SB901 RELATING TO ONSITE NON-POTABLE WATER REUSE SYSTEMS.
SB908 RELATING TO SUSTAINABILITY.
SB909 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB910 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB911 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB921 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.
SB927 RELATING TO HUNTING.
SB929 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE COLLEGE.
SB930 RELATING TO CLIMATE CHANGE.
SB932 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB933 RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.
SB938 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB939 RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.
SB968 RELATING TO CARGO INSPECTIONS.
SB982 RELATING TO KINDERGARTEN.
SB983 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB1023 RELATING TO AGING.
SB1026 RELATING TO THE HEALTHY AGING PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM.
SB1028 RELATING TO RETIREMENT SAVINGS.
SB1034 RELATING TO INSURANCE.
SB1035 RELATING TO SEXUAL VIOLENCE.
SB1040 RELATING TO SEX TRAFFICKING.
SB1042 RELATING TO CIVIL RIGHTS.
SB1052 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB1053 RELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX EXEMPTIONS.
SB1058 RELATING TO PROPOSED CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS.