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 18
Hawaii State Capitol
Room 228
phone: 808-586-7100
fax: 808-586-7109
senkidani@capitol.hawaii.gov
Member of the following committees:
District Information
18th Senatorial District Map (Part 1 | Part 2) - Mililani Town, portion of Waipi‘o Gentry, Waikele, Village Park, Royal Kunia
Experience
•  Mililani Town Association Board of Directors, (1998-present)
•  Member, Mililani/Waipio/Melemanu Neighborhood (1995-2005)
•  Honolulu Community Action Program Board of Directors, (2000-2005)
•  Administrator Customer Services, State of Hawai‘i MedQuest (2002-2005)
•  Hawai‘i Leadership Academy, (2004)
•  Deputy, Neighborhood Commission Office
•  Senior Advisor, Honolulu City Council (1988-2000)
Awards and Recognition
•  State Director, Women in Government (2010)
•  Alumni of the Year, Farrington High School (2010)
•  Fabulous Freshman Senator of the Year, Hawai‘i Women's Political Caucus (2009)
•  Relay for Life, American Cancer Society
•  Mililani Graffiti Busters
•  Volunteer, Aloha United Way
•  Manager and Vice President, Mililani-Waipio Bobby Sox League
Archives
2018 Neighborhood Board Reports
January 2018 (Waipahu)
January 2018 (Mililani)
February 2018 (Waipahu)
February 2018 (Mililani)
March 2018 (Waipahu)
March 2018 (Mililani)
April 2018
2018 Legislative Session Report
June 2018
July 2018 (Waipahu)
July 2018 (Mililani)
September 2018
October 2018
November 2018 (Waipahu)
November 2018 (Mililani)

2018 MidWeek Columns
Grow Our Own teachers program a reality
2018 session underway
Are you ready?
Diversifying West Oahu
Funds for Mililani schools
Mililani projects added to state budget
Graduation season
Mililani High School is Number One!
Mililani School honors
UHWO Creative Media Center
Celebrating success!
Better late than never
Waipahu's super scientists
ALEA Bridge partners with Kipapa Elementary
Legislative work continues
Our schools by the numbers
Another first for Waipahu High School
Planning for our 2019 legislative session

2017 Neighborhood Board Reports
January 2017
February 2017
March 2017
April 2017 (Mililani)
April 2017 (Waipahu)
May 2017
June 2017 (Waipahu)
June 2017 (Mililani)
July 2017
September 2017 (Mililani)
September 2017 (Waipahu)
October 2017
November 2017 (Waipahu)
November 2017 (Mililani)

2017 MidWeek Columns
Legislative session underway
All-stars at Mililani High
Deadlines approaching
Planning for tomorrow's jobs
Excellence in School Leadership
Session ending
Rail funding unresolved
Mililani grads shine
Outstanding students honored
Welcoming Superintendent Kishimoto
Back to the classroom
Rail funding approved
The heart of Waipahu Town
School numbers
Congratulations are in order
A Waipahu educator honored
Our teacher of the year

2016 Neighborhood Board Reports
January 2016
February 2016
March 2016
April 2016
May 2016
June 2016
July 2016
September 2016 (Waipahu)
September 2016 (Mililani)
October 2016 (Waipahu)
October 2016 (Mililani)
November 2016 (Waipahu)
November 2016 (Mililani)

2016 MidWeek Columns
A Legacy Project at Kanoelani Elementary
Legislative session underway
In praise of good teachers
Legislative session update
Waipio EMS facility under construction
Celebrating Women's History Month
Honors to the Class of 2016
Legislature adjourns for 2016
Restoring the Wall
Education Summit
Tackling the Traffic
Cooling the schools
Refocusing our campuses
Saluting Student Athletes
A Golden Anniversary
Mahalo, Dr. Doris Ching
A well-deserved retirement

2015 Neighborhood Board Reports
January 2015 (Mililani)
January 2015 (Waipahu)
February 2015
March 2015 (Mililani)
March 2015 (Waipahu)
April 2015
May 2015
June 2015
July 2015
September 2015
October 2015 (Waipahu)
October 2015 (Mililani)
November 2015 (Waipahu)
November 2015 (Mililani)

2015 MidWeek Columns
Waikele Road Improvements To Relieve Traffic Jams
Consumer-savvy Waipahu High School
Mililani blessed with talented, caring educators
Positive leadership influencing west schools
Funding available for Mililani Schools
Efforts To Fund Early Learning and Area Schools
Mililani High attracts national attention
Congratulations Waipahu High Grads!
Celebrating Title IX
Supporting Central Oahu solar farms
Welcoming the new school year
Waipahu science students shine
Recognizing language skills
Career Academies gain accreditation
2016 legislative session approaching
Working for traffic relief
Mililani athletes, Waipahu super students
Mililani Middle moves away from multi-track

2014 Neighborhood Board Reports
January 2014
February 2014
March 2014
April 2014
May 2014
June 2014
July 2014
August 2014
September 2014
October 2014
November 2014 (Mililani)
November 2014 (Waipahu)

2013 Neighborhood Board Reports
January 2013
February 2013 Mililani report
February 2013 Waipahu report
March 2013
April 2013
May 2013
2013 Legislative Wrap-Up
June 2013
Gentry Waipio News - June 13, 2013
July 2013
September 2013
October 2013
November 2013

2012 Neighborhood Board Reports
January 2012 Waipahu report
January 2012 Mililani report
February 2012 Mililani report
February 2012 Waipahu report
March 2012 Mililani report
March 2012 Waipahu report
April 2012 Mililani Mauka report
April 2012 Mililani Town and Waipahu report
May 2012 Mililani report
May 2012 Waipahu report
June 2012 End of Session Newsletter
July 2012 Waipahu report
July 2012 Mililani Mauka report
August 2012
September 2012 Mililani Mauka report
September 2012 Mililani Town report
September 2012 Waipahu report
October 2012 Mililani report
October 2012 Waipahu report
November 2012 Mililani report
November 2012 Waipahu report
Measures Introduced
 Title
SB9 RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.
SB12 RELATING TO TEACHER HOUSING.
SB78 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB79 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
SB80 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
SB81 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
SB82 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
SB83 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
SB84 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
SB85 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
SB86 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
SB87 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
SB88 RELATING TO A STATE LOTTERY.
SB89 RELATING TO DIGITAL ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT.
SB90 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
SB91 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
SB114 RELATING TO TEACHER HOUSING.
SB115 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB119 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB210 RELATING TO PARENTAL RIGHTS.
SB212 RELATING TO HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS.
SB214 RELATING TO THE CHILD PROTECTIVE ACT.
SB227 RELATING TO IMMIGRATION.
SB261 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB265 RELATING TO ‘ULU.
SB338 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS.
SB339 RELATING TO IMPROVEMENTS AT WAIPAHU HIGH SCHOOL.
SB340 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
SB341 RELATED TO THE PRACTICE OF BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS.
SB342 RELATING TO CRIMINAL DEFENSE.
SB365 RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
SB367 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
SB368 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
SB369 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
SB371 RELATING TO SCHOOLS.
SB372 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
SB373 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB374 RELATING TO POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION.
SB375 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB376 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB377 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB378 RELATING TO LAND USE.
SB379 RELATING TO LAND EXCHANGE.
SB380 RELATING TO THE TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.
SB382 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB383 RELATING TO YOUTH SUICIDE PREVENTION.
SB385 RELATING TO PROFESSIONAL AND VOCATIONAL LICENSING.
SB387 RELATING TO TEACHER RENTAL HOUSING.
SB388 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB389 RELATING TO PREFERENTIAL ELECTRICITY RATES FOR PROTECTED AGRICULTURE.
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.
SB406 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
SB409 RELATING TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES.
SB410 RELATING TO THE TRAFFIC CODE.
SB536 RELATING TO PRESCRIPTIONS.
SB540 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF PHARMACY.
SB542 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB581 RELATING TO LIABILITY.
SB592 RELATING TO THE SALARY OF THE STATE LIBRARIAN.
SB606 RELATING TO MARIJUANA.
SB666 RELATING TO AN AIRPORTS CORPORATION.
SB698 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB747 RELATING TO OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION.
SB768 RELATING TO ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES.
SB818 RELATING TO SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS.
SB820 RELATING TO SCHOOL BASED HEALTH.
SB840 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB845 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB857 RELATING TO PAYMENTS OF SUPPORT.
SB912 RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.
SB965 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB966 RELATING TO MILILANI TECHNOLOGY PARK.
SB967 RELATING TO THE STATE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL COMMISSION.
SB968 RELATING TO CARGO INSPECTIONS.
SB969 RELATING TO COMPUTER SCIENCE EDUCATION.
SB970 RELATING TO COMPUTER SCIENCE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT.
SB971 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
SB972 RELATING TO SHIP REPAIR INDUSTRY.
SB973 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
SB974 RELATING TO VEHICLE WEIGHT TAX.
SB975 RELATING TO COUNTY LAND USE REQUIREMENTS.
SB976 RELATING TO PUBLIC LIBRARIES.
SB977 RELATING TO EMPLOYEES.
SB978 RELATING TO STATE LIBRARY SYSTEM.
SB979 RELATING TO A STATE LOTTERY.
SB980 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB981 RELATING TO THE HAWAII TEACHER STANDARDS BOARD SPECIAL FUND.
SB982 RELATING TO KINDERGARTEN.
SB983 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB984 RELATING TO SCHOOL BASED HEALTH SERVICES.
SB985 RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST PEARL HARBOR FLOATING DRYDOCK, LLC.
SB998 RELATING TO SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS FOR HAWAIIAN ELECTRIC COMPANY, INC.; MAUI ELECTRIC COMPANY, LIMITED; AND HAWAII ELECTRIC LIGHT COMPANY, INC.
SB1010 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB1033 RELATING TO THE LICENSURE OF MIDWIVES.
SB1034 RELATING TO INSURANCE.
SB1035 RELATING TO SEXUAL VIOLENCE.
SB1036 RELATING TO CLINICAL VICTIM SUPPORT SERVICES.
SB1037 RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
SB1038 RELATING TO HUMAN TRAFFICKING.
SB1039 RELATING TO PROSTITUTION.
SB1040 RELATING TO SEX TRAFFICKING.
SB1041 RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES.
SB1042 RELATING TO CIVIL RIGHTS.
SB1044 RELATING TO BREAST CANCER SCREENING.
SCR12 REQUESTING MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO AMEND FEDERAL LAW TO ENSURE THAT VICTIMS OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND SEXUAL ASSAULT WHO MIGHT OTHERWISE BE FORCED INTO ARBITRATION AND SILENCE INSTEAD HAVE ACCESS TO THE COURTS.
SR11 REQUESTING MEMBERS OF THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO AMEND FEDERAL LAW TO ENSURE THAT VICTIMS OF SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND SEXUAL ASSAULT WHO MIGHT OTHERWISE BE FORCED INTO ARBITRATION AND SILENCE INSTEAD HAVE ACCESS TO THE COURTS.