30th Legislature, 2019
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Floor session convene times for February 19, 2019:
Senate: 11:30 a.m. | House of Representatives: 12:00 p.m.
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Senate District 5
Hawaii State Capitol
Room 221
phone: 808-586-7344
fax: 808-586-7348
senkeithagaran@capitol.hawaii.gov
Member of the following committees:
District Information
5th Senatorial District Map - Wailuku, Waihe‘e, Kahului
Experience
• State Senator, present
• State Representative, 2009 - 2013
• Partner, Takitani Agaran & Jorgensen, Law Corporations, 2005 - present
• Director, Maui County Department of Public Works & Environmental Management, 2003-2005
• Chair, State Board of Land & Natural Resources, 2000-2002
• Director, State Department of Labor & Industrial Relations, 2000
• Deputy Director, State Department of Commerce & Consumer Affairs, 1999-2000
• First Deputy to the Chair, Board of Land & Natural Resources, 1995-1998
• Associate Attorney, Carlsmith Ball, LLP, 1987-1994

Boards & Commissions
• Member, Kahoolawe Island Reserve Commission, 2000-2004
• Chair, Commission on Water Resources Management, 2000-2002
• Governor's Designee, U.S. Coral Reef Task Force, 2000-2002
• Member, Board of Agriculture, 2000-2002
• Member, Western Pacific Fishery Management Council, 2000-2002
• Member, Hawaii Tourism Authority, 2000-2002
• Member, Agribusiness Development Corporation, 1995-1998 (Director Designee), 2000-2002
• Member, Aloha Tower Development Corporation, 1995-1998 (Director Designee), 2000-2002
• Member, Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawaii Authority, 1995-1998 (Director Designee), 2000-2002
• Member, Natural Area Reserve Commission, 2000-2002
• Member, Hawaii Workforce Redevelopment Council, 2000-2002
• Member, Barbers Point Naval Air Station Redevelopment Commission, 1995-1998 (Director Designee), 2000-2002

Community
• Director, A Keiki's Dream
• President, Maui High School Community Council
• Director, Maui Food Bank
• Vice-President, Tri-Isle Resource Conservation & Development Council
• Director, Hawaii Filipino Lawyers Association
• Director, National Asian Pacific Bar Association - Hawaii Chapter
• Director, Kiwanis Club of the Valley Isle
• Member, Episcopal Church Diocese of Hawaii: Bishop Search Committee, 2006
• Council Member, Hope Chapel Kapolei International Four Square Gospel Church
• Director, Filipino Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii
• Director, Honolulu Japanese Junior Chamber of Commerce
• Director, Maui Japanese Junior Chamber of Commerce
• Director, Maui Memorial Medical Center Foundation
• Member, Hawaii Board of Bar Examiners
• Director, Yale Club of Hawaii
• President, Maui Coastal Land Trust
• Member, Good Shepherd Episcopal Church Vestry
• Member, Hawaii State Bar Association
• Member, Friends of Maui Waena Intermediate School
Measures Introduced
 Title
SB1 SD1 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB94 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB97 SD1 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB130 RELATING TO CIVIL LEGAL SERVICES.
SB196 RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT LAW.
SB197 RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.
SB198 SD1 RELATING TO THE TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.
SB199 RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
SB200 RELATING TO INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS.
SB201 RELATING TO RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY.
SB202 RELATING TO PROFESSIONAL AND VOCATIONAL REGULATORY PROGRAMS.
SB203 RELATING TO VACCINATIONS.
SB204 RELATING TO REAL ESTATE.
SB205 RELATING TO PICKUP TRUCKS.
SB206 SD1 RELATED TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.
SB210 SD1 RELATING TO PARENTAL RIGHTS.
SB211 RELATING TO HIGHWAYS.
SB214 SD1 RELATING TO THE CHILD PROTECTIVE ACT.
SB239 RELATING TO ANIMALS.
SB247 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB248 RELATING TO TRAILS.
SB251 RELATING TO SPORTS MEDICINE.
SB253 SD1 RELATING TO BROADBAND SERVICE.
SB254 RELATING TO DIGITAL CONTENT BLOCKERS.
SB259 SD1 RELATING TO OFFSHORE DRILLING.
SB261 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB262 RELATING TO PUEO RESEARCH.
SB263 RELATING TO CLIMATE CHANGE.
SB264 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
SB265 RELATING TO ‘ULU.
SB273 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB274 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
SB275 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TAXATION.
SB276 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY.
SB277 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
SB278 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS.
SB279 SD1 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
SB280 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT.
SB281 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
SB282 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS.
SB283 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
SB284 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE.
SB285 SD1 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS.
SB286 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM.
SB287 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BUDGET AND FINANCE.
SB288 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.
SB289 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.
SB290 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES.
SB291 RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF ENTERPRISE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES.
SB297 RELATING TO DIGITAL MEDIA.
SB298 RELATING TO TAX INCREMENT BONDS.
SB299 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
SB300 RELATING TO GRANTS.
SB301 RELATING TO TAXATION OF REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS.
SB302 RELATING TO PRINCIPAL DEPARTMENTS.
SB303 RELATING TO GARDENS.
SB304 RELATING TO VACCINATIONS.
SB305 RELATING TO ELECTRIC GUNS.
SB306 RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
SB310 RELATING TO THE EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT.
SB328 RELATING TO FAIR EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES.
SB371 SD1 RELATING TO SCHOOLS.
SB372 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
SB375 SD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB377 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB378 RELATING TO LAND USE.
SB379 SD1 RELATING TO LAND EXCHANGE.
SB382 SD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB383 SD1 RELATING TO YOUTH SUICIDE PREVENTION.
SB387 SD1 RELATING TO TEACHER RENTAL HOUSING.
SB390 SD1 RELATING TO SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM INCENTIVES.
SB391 SD1 RELATING TO BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS.
SB393 RELATING TO COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT.
SB396 RELATING TO MARKETPLACE FACILITATORS.
SB397 SD1 RELATING TO CONTRACTING.
SB408 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
SB409 SD1 RELATING TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES.
SB410 RELATING TO THE TRAFFIC CODE.
SB412 SD1 RELATING TO VOTING.
SB414 RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE.
SB484 RELATING TO FOOD SECURITY.
SB485 RELATING TO BIOSECURITY.
SB486 SD1 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT FOOD LABELING.
SB487 RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.
SB488 RELATING TO LOCAL FOOD PRODUCTION.
SB489 SD1 RELATING TO SHARK AND RAY PROTECTION.
SB490 SD1 RELATING TO COMMUNITY FOOD FORESTS.
SB496 RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
SB500 SD1 RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF THE LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR.
SB504 SD1 RELATING TO IOLANI PALACE.
SB506 RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES.
SB519 SD1 RELATING TO FOOD SAFETY.
SB520 RELATING TO POLYSTYRENE FOAM CONTAINERS.
SB522 SD1 RELATING TO PLASTIC.
SB528 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONERS.
SB529 SD1 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
SB530 SD1 RELATING TO THE GENERAL EXCISE TAX.
SB533 SD1 RELATING TO STATE BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS.
SB555 RELATING TO MINIMUM WAGE.
SB556 RELATING TO FIREARMS.
SB573 RELATING TO GROUP LIVING FACILITIES.
SB574 RELATING TO CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT.
SB575 RELATING TO THE STATE COORDINATOR ON HOMELESSNESS.
SB576 RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT SECURITY.
SB577 SD1 RELATING TO ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY ENTITLEMENTS.
SB578 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB579 RELATING TO TAX CREDITS.
SB580 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
SB581 RELATING TO LIABILITY.
SB582 RELATING TO GRANTS.
SB583 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB584 RELATING TO FUNDING FOR SCHOOL REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE.
SB585 RELATING TO THE SCHOOL-LEVEL MINOR REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE SPECIAL FUND.
SB586 RELATING TO SCHOOL IMPACT FEES.
SB587 SD1 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
SB588 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB589 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
SB590 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB591 RELATING TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
SB592 RELATING TO THE SALARY OF THE STATE LIBRARIAN.
SB593 RELATING TO EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES.
SB594 SD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB679 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE VI, SECTION 3 OF THE HAWAII STATE CONSTITUTION TO REMOVE THE MANDATORY RETIREMENT AGE FOR JUSTICES AND JUDGES.
SB682 RELATING TO FOOD LABELING.
SB684 SD1 RELATING TO COMMUNITY MEETINGS.
SB688 SD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION FUNDING.
SB689 RELATING TO GENETIC ENGINEERING.
SB690 SD1 RELATING TO CLIMATE CHANGE.
SB691 RELATING TO SUICIDE PREVENTION TRAINING.
SB692 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB696 SD1 RELATING TO CESSPOOLS.
SB697 RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
SB698 SD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB700 RELATING TO A COAL-FREE HAWAII.
SB701 SD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE.
SB702 RELATING TO MARIJUANA DECRIMINALIZATION.
SB732 RELATING TO PARKING REQUIREMENTS.
SB751 SD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII ASSOCIATION OF CONSERVATION DISTRICTS.
SB755 SD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB829 RELATING TO WATER RIGHTS.
SB830 RELATING TO PUBLIC ACCESS.
SB831 RELATING TO URBAN AGRICULTURE.
SB832 SD1 RELATING TO IMPORTANT AGRICULTURAL LANDS.
SB833 RELATING TO DAM AND RESERVOIR SAFETY.
SB834 RELATING TO SOLAR ENERGY.
SB835 SD1 RELATING TO THE STATE BOARD ON GEOGRAPHIC NAMES.
SB836 RELATING TO THE TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.
SB837 SD1 RELATING TO FARMS.
SB838 SD1 RELATING TO THE LAND CONSERVATION FUND.
SB839 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE FIFTH SENATORIAL DISTRICT.
SB840 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB841 RELATED TO ELECTIONS.
SB842 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE II OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII.
SB843 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB844 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB845 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB846 RELATING TO VOTING.
SB847 RELATING TO FIDUCIARY ACCESS TO DIGITAL ASSETS.
SB848 RELATING TO WORKS OF ART SPECIAL FUND.
SB849 RELATING TO VETERANS.
SB850 RELATING TO GAMING.
SB851 RELATING TO DECEPTIVE TRADE PRACTICES.
SB852 SD1 RELATING TO RESTITUTION FOR VICTIMS OF CRIME.
SB853 RELATING TO FIREARMS.
SB854 RELATING TO ORDER OF SUCCESSION.
SB855 RELATING TO THE LOW-INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT.
SB856 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
SB857 RELATING TO PAYMENTS OF SUPPORT.
SB858 SD1 PROPOSING AMENDMENTS TO ARTICLE VII, SECTIONS 12 AND 13, OF THE HAWAII CONSTITUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE COUNTIES TO ISSUE TAX INCREMENT BONDS AND TO EXCLUDE TAX INCREMENT BONDS FROM DETERMINATIONS OF THE FUNDED DEBT OF THE COUNTIES.
SB859 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS.
SB860 RELATING TO COURT PROCEEDINGS.
SB861 RELATING TO JUDGES.
SB862 RELATING TO JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS.
SB863 RELATING TO APPELLATE JURISDICTION.
SB864 PROPOSING AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO AMEND THE MANNER IN WHICH JUSTICES AND JUDGES ARE APPOINTED, CONSENTED TO, AND RETAINED.
SB865 RELATING TO THE FAMILY COURT.
SB866 RELATING TO FORECLOSURE.
SB991 RELATING TO TELECOMMUNICATIONS.
SB997 RELATING TO THE STADIUM AUTHORITY.
SB998 SD1 RELATING TO SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS FOR HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC COMPANY, INC.; MAUI ELECTRIC COMPANY, LIMITED; AND HAWAII ELECTRIC LIGHT COMPANY, INC.
SB999 RELATING TO DEVELOPMENT OF THE AEROSPACE INDUSTRY.
SB1007 RELATING TO HAWAIIAN MUSIC AND DANCE.
SB1023 RELATING TO AGING.
SB1024 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE AGING AND DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER.
SB1028 RELATING TO RETIREMENT SAVINGS.
SB1063 RELATING TO WIRELESS COMMUNICATION.
SB1114 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB1115 RELATING TO THE UNIFORM INFORMATION PRACTICES ACT.
SB1116 RELATING TO WATER RIGHTS.
SB1117 RELATING TO EXEMPTIONS FROM JURY DUTY.
SB1118 SD1 RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
SB1296 SD1 RELATING TO THE KAHOOLAWE ISLAND RESERVE COMMISSION.
SB1297 SD1 RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES.
SB1303 SD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.
SB1305 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
SB1307 SD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF COMBINING THE RESOURCES AND ORGANIZATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION ON THE ISLANDS OF KAUAI, MAUI, MOLOKAI, LANAI, AND HAWAII ISLAND.
SB1327 RELATING TO PUBLIC ACCESS TO THE SHORELINE IN SOUTH MAUI.
SB1328 RELATING TO PRESCRIPTION DRUGS.
SB1331 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
SB1339 SD1 RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS.
SB1340 SD1 RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS.
SB1341 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB1342 RELATING TO THE PROBATE CODE.
SB1343 RELATING TO SELECTIVE SERVICE.
SB1368 SD1 RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.
SB1403 SD1 RELATING TO MARINE LIFE CONSERVATION DISTRICTS.
SB1417 SD1 RELATING TO FILIPINO VETERANS BURIAL ASSISTANCE.
SB1418 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB1419 SD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB1433 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB1446 SD1 RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS.
SB1447 SD1 RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.
SB1448 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
SB1451 RELATING TO STATE HOLIDAYS.
SB1465 SD1 RELATING TO TREATMENT INSURANCE BENEFITS.
SB1466 SD1 RELATING TO GUN VIOLENCE PROTECTIVE ORDERS.
SB1467 SD1 RELATING TO PROPERTY FORFEITURE.
SB1469 RELATING TO PUBLIC UTILITY INFRASTRUCTURE.
SB1470 SD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC ACCOUNTANCY.
SB1471 SD1 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE COUNTY OF MAUI.
SB1501 SD1 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS.
SB1505 RELATING TO HARBORS.
SB1512 SD1 RELATING TO CREATIVE MEDIA.
SB1513 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB1531 RELATING TO IOLANI PALACE.
SCR17 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS TO PERFORM AN ACTUARIAL STUDY ON THE SIZE OF THE CURRENT AND PROJECTED FUTURE POPULATIONS OF HAWAIIANS ELIGIBLE TO LEASE HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS.
SCR18 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS TO BUILD ALTERNATIVE HOUSING OPTIONS FOR LESSEES.
SR12 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS TO PERFORM AN ACTUARIAL STUDY ON THE SIZE OF THE CURRENT AND PROJECTED FUTURE POPULATIONS OF HAWAIIANS ELIGIBLE TO LEASE HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS.
SR13 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS TO BUILD ALTERNATIVE HOUSING OPTIONS FOR LESSEES.