31st Legislature, 2021
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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
•  Member, CSG-West (Council of State Governments, West)
•  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
•  Majority Caucus Leader, 2018-Present, Hawai‘i State Senate
•  Vice Chair of the Committee on Housing, 2018-Present, Hawai‘i State Senate
•  Member of the Committee on Ways and Means, 2018-Present, Hawai‘i State Senate
•  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
No Measures Introduced