29th Legislature, 2018
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Wednesday, January 17, 2018.
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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
SB20 RELATING TO CHILD CARE.
SB98 SD1 RELATING TO COURTS.
SB170 RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
SB177 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB190 SD1 RELATING TO THE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT.
SB200 RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
SB206 SD1 RELATING TO VOTING.
SB208 SD1 RELATING TO UNCLAIMED LIFE INSURANCE BENEFITS.
SB209 RELATING TO SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER PROTECTION.
SB230 RELATING TO EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.
SB240 SD1 RELATING TO THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
SB242 RELATING TO THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION.
SB243 RELATING TO TRAINING.
SB244 RELATING TO OPEN GOVERNMENT.
SB245 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO GOVERNMENT RECORDS.
SB246 RELATING TO VOTING.
SB247 SD2 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB248 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE V, SECTION 6, OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII.
SB249 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO RETIREMENT.
SB250 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
SB251 SD1 RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.
SB252 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB253 RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION.
SB254 SD1 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB260 RELATING TO PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS.
SB275 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE V, SECTION 2, OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII.
SB276 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO JUDGES.
SB277 SD1 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE COORDINATION.
SB278 RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR.
SB279 RELATING TO PUBLIC EMPLOYEES.
SB280 RELATING TO FIREARMS.
SB286 SD1 RELATING TO CHECK CASHING.
SB289 SD1 RELATING TO LAHAINA SMALL BOAT HARBOR.
SB290 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
SB298 SD1 HD2 RELATING TO SCHOOLS.
SB299 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB302 RELATING TO VOTING.
SB303 RELATING TO INDEMNIFICATION.
SB309 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB310 RELATING TO ABSENTEE VOTING.
SB311 RELATING TO RACIAL PROFILING PREVENTION.
SB312 SD2 RELATING TO OPEN GOVERNMENT.
SB313 RELATING TO NOTARIES.
SB315 RELATING TO JURY TRIAL.
SB316 SD1 RELATING TO RESTITUTION FOR VICTIMS OF CRIME.
SB317 RELATING TO SCHOOLS.
SB318 SD1 RELATING TO EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES.
SB319 RELATING TO MARIJUANA DISPENSARY GENERAL EXCISE TAX REVENUES.
SB320 SD2 RELATING TO FORENSIC IDENTIFICATION.
SB321 RELATING TO OPERATING A VEHICLE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF AN INTOXICANT.
SB323 RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS.
SB324 RELATING TO CRIMES.
SB325 SD1 RELATING TO MEDICAL MARIJUANA.
SB326 RELATING TO INFORMATION CHARGING.
SB327 SD1 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB328 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE VI, SECTION 3, OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO AMEND THE TIMEFRAME TO RENEW THE TERM OF OFFICE OF A JUSTICE OR JUDGE AND REQUIRE CONSENT OF THE SENATE FOR A JUSTICE OR JUDGE TO RENEW A TERM OF OFFICE.
SB329 SD1 RELATING TO LEGAL SERVICES.
SB330 RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION.
SB331 RELATING TO BODY-WORN VIDEO CAMERAS.
SB332 SD1 RELATING TO NOTARIES PUBLIC.
SB333 SD1 RELATING TO NOTARY PUBLIC FEES.
SB334 SD2 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB335 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIFORM FAMILY LAW ARBITRATION ACT.
SB336 SD1 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB337 SD1 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB338 RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION.
SB340 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO URBAN AGRICULTURE.
SB341 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL BUILDINGS.
SB343 SD1 RELATING TO DENTAL LICENSURE.
SB346 RELATING TO PESTICIDES.
SB351 SD1 RELATING TO THE AHA MOKU ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
SB352 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO THE AGRICULTURAL LOAN REVOLVING FUND.
SB353 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB355 RELATING TO THE SUSTAINABLE AND ORGANIC AGRICULTURE PROGRAM.
SB356 SD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB380 RELATING TO DENTAL HYGIENISTS.
SB381 RELATING TO DENTAL ASSISTANTS.
SB383 SD1 RELATING TO MEDICAL COVERAGE FOR FIREFIGHTERS.
SB384 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY FOR CERTAIN CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGISTS.
SB406 SD1 RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.
SB408 RELATING TO FAMILY LEAVE.
SB409 RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
SB411 RELATING TO CHAPTER 183, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.
SB412 SD2 RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.
SB413 RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION.
SB414 RELATING TO IMPORTANT AGRICULTURAL LANDS.
SB415 RELATING TO BEACHES.
SB416 SD1 RELATING TO FARMS.
SB417 HD1 RELATING TO CHILDREN.
SB418 SD1 RELATING TO THE ELECTRONIC DEVICE RECYCLING FUND.
SB419 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO SELECTIVE SERVICE.
SB420 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO LASER DEVICES.
SB421 SD2 RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT CAMERAS.
SB422 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO CHILD VISITATION.
SB424 SD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
SB425 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO LABOR.
SB426 SD1 RELATING TO ABUSE OF FAMILY OR HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS.
SB427 RELATING TO SMALL CLAIMS DIVISION OF THE DISTRICT COURT.
SB428 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB429 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO THE UNIFORM EMPLOYEE AND STUDENT ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT.
SB430 SD2 RELATING TO ATHLETE AGENTS.
SB431 RELATING TO TRANSIT-ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT.
SB433 SD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB434 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
SB497 RELATING TO PRESCHOOL OPEN DOORS PROGRAM.
SB500 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS.
SB502 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO IN VITRO FERTILIZATION INSURANCE COVERAGE.
SB503 SD2 RELATING TO VICTIMS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE.
SB504 RELATING TO CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.
SB506 SD1 RELATING TO SEXUAL ASSAULT.
SB507 RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
SB508 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB509 RELATING TO EQUAL PAY.
SB510 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH SERVICES.
SB511 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO CHILD CARE FACILITIES.
SB512 SD1 RELATING TO CHILD CARE PROVIDERS.
SB528 RELATING TO AGING.
SB533 SD1 HD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE AGING AND DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER.
SB534 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO KUPUNA CARE.
SB539 RELATING TO THE ELDERLY.
SB542 RELATING TO GRANDPARENTS.
SB547 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB549 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB556 RELATING TO THE STATEWIDE TRAFFIC CODE.
SB573 RELATING TO GRAFFITI.
SB575 RELATING TO MARIJUANA.
SB578 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB581 RELATING TO THE CONVEYANCE TAX.
SB591 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB615 SD1 RELATING TO WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT.
SB622 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB624 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB638 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB643 SD2 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE.
SB645 RELATING TO SERVICE OF PROCESS.
SB666 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE OFFICE OF THE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY FOR HAWAII COUNTY.
SB670 RELATING TO THE CONVEYANCE TAX.
SB671 SD1 RELATING TO LANDS CONTROLLED BY THE STATE.
SB673 SD1 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.
SB674 SD1 RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE.
SB675 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT.
SB676 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB719 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO DEFERRED MAINTENANCE.
SB720 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO THE CONCUSSION PROGRAM.
SB721 RELATING TO DEPARTMENTAL ADMINISTRATIVE EXPENSES.
SB723 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB725 SD1 RELATING TO BONDS.
SB728 RELATING TO THE JOHN A. BURNS SCHOOL OF MEDICINE SPECIAL FUND.
SB740 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB743 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
SB765 SD2 RELATING TO NEW MARKET TAX CREDITS.
SB766 RELATING TO THE PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL SPACE CENTER FOR EXPLORATION SYSTEMS.
SB774 RELATING TO THE HAWAII EMERGENCY PLANNING AND COMMUNITY RIGHT-TO-KNOW ACT.
SB776 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION.
SB788 RELATING TO FORFEITURE.
SB789 RELATING TO UNEMPLOYMENT.
SB791 SD1 RELATING TO PROPERTY DAMAGE.
SB797 SD1 RELATING TO OFFENSES AGAINST PROPERTY RIGHTS.
SB803 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO FOOD SAFETY.
SB804 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO HAWAII PESTICIDES LAW.
SB806 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII COLLEGE OF TROPICAL AGRICULTURE AND HUMAN RESOURCES COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE.
SB811 RELATING TO VOTING.
SB817 RELATING TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES.
SB819 RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION.
SB835 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE OFFICE OF THE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY FOR HAWAII COUNTY.
SB853 RELATING TO LOBBYISTS.
SB854 SD1 RELATING TO LABOR.
SB855 SD2 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB856 RELATING TO ETHICS.
SB857 SD1 HD2 RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION.
SB858 RELATING TO LABOR.
SB860 RELATING TO PUBLIC AGENCY MEETINGS.
SB872 SD1 RELATING TO ETHICS.
SB874 RELATING TO PUBLIC REPORTS.
SB875 RELATING TO ETHICS.
SB1030 SD2 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
SB1033 RELATING TO BOARD MEETINGS.
SB1034 RELATING TO COMMUNITY MEETINGS.
SB1040 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB1060 RELATING TO FILM AND DIGITAL MEDIA INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT.
SB1064 RELATING TO SCHOOL IMPACT FEES.
SB1066 SD1 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB1067 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
SB1069 SD1 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
SB1076 SD1 RELATING TO AIR AMBULANCE SERVICES.
SB1078 SD1 RELATING TO LOAN REPAYMENT FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS.
SB1084 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY.
SB1085 SD1 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
SB1086 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO THE MOTION PICTURE, DIGITAL MEDIA, AND FILM PRODUCTION INCOME TAX CREDIT.
SB1089 RELATING TO ETHICS.
SB1090 RELATING TO ETHICS.
SB1114 RELATING TO THE HAWAII LABOR RELATIONS BOARD.
SB1115 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS.
SB1116 RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION.
SB1117 RELATING TO WAGE AND HOUR LAW.
SB1118 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL BUILDING PERMITS.
SB1130 RELATING TO LICENSING.
SB1131 RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION.
SB1137 RELATING TO MUTUAL BENEFIT SOCIETIES.
SB1145 SD1 RELATING TO THE CONVEYANCE TAX.
SB1146 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO SCHOOL IMPACT FEES.
SB1147 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB1148 SD2 HD2 CD1 RELATING TO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT.
SB1149 RELATING TO MANUFACTURED MARIJUANA PRODUCTS.
SB1150 SD2 HD3 RELATING TO PRESERVING CORAL REEFS.
SB1156 RELATING TO MOVIE THEATERS.
SB1161 SD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB1167 RELATING TO DAIRY PRODUCERS.
SB1170 SD2 RELATING TO GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY.
SB1191 SD1 RELATING TO FILM AND DIGITAL MEDIA INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT.
SB1197 RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
SB1198 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
SB1199 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE INSURANCE.
SB1200 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO DEVELOPMENT.
SB1209 RELATING TO THE SUNSHINE LAW.
SB1222 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
SB1223 SD1 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
SB1224 RELATING TO MINIMUM TERMS OF IMPRISONMENT.
SB1225 RELATING TO LAND TRANSFER.
SB1226 RELATING TO SEPARATION BENEFITS.
SB1228 RELATING TO REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS.
SB1234 RELATING TO THE KAHOOLAWE ISLAND RESERVE COMMISSION.
SB1235 SD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB1236 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION.
SB1241 RELATING TO RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS.
SB1252 SD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB1253 RELATING TO FILM AND DIGITAL MEDIA INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT.
SB1259 SD1 RELATING TO UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS.
SB1263 SD1 RELATING TO REAL ESTATE.
SB1265 RELATING TO CIVIL RIGHTS.
SB1266 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
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.
SB1279 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB1282 SD1 RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF ABUSE OF FAMILY OR HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS.
SB1287 RELATING TO ETHICS.
SB1291 SD2 RELATING TO LIQUOR.
SB1298 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO RESIDENCE REQUIREMENTS FOR APPOINTED OFFICERS.
SB1300 RELATING TO CONSERVATION.
SB1305 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB1306 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM.
SB1307 SD2 RELATING TO LAND USE.
SB1313 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO HAWAII FOOD RESILIENCY.