29th Legislature, 2018
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Floor session convene times for April 23, 2018:
Senate: 11:30 a.m. | House of Representatives: 11:30 a.m.
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Senate District 14
Hawaii State Capitol
Room 218
phone: 808-587-7200
fax: 808-587-7205
senkim@capitol.hawaii.gov
Member of the following committees:
District Information
14th Senatorial District Map - Kapalama, ‘Alewa, Kalihi Valley, Ft. Shafter, Moanalua Gardens & Valley, portions of Halawa and ‘Aiea

Neighborhood Boards
Liliha/Puunui/Alewa/Kamehameha Heights No. 14
Kalihi/Palama No. 15
Kalihi Valley No. 16
Aiea No. 20

Community Associations
Moanalua Gardens Community Association
Moanalua Valley Community Association
Experience
Previous Leadership Assignments
•  President, Hawai‘i State Senate (2013-2015)
•  Vice President, Hawai‘i State Senate (2003-2008, 2011-2013)
•  Chair, Committee on Tourism (2003-2006, 2011-2013)
•  Chair, Special Committee on Accountability (2011-2013)
•  Chair, Committee on Ways and Means (2009-2010)
•  Chair, Committee on Tourism and Intergovernmental Affairs (2001-2002)

Membership
•  National Foundation of Women Legislators - Southwest Regional State Director
•  National Association of Latino Elected & Appointed Officials
•  National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators
•  Board of Hispanic Caucus Chair
•  Women In Government - Hawaii State Director

Community Activity
•  Member, Kalihi Business Association
•  Member, Filipino Chamber of Commerce
•  Honorary Member, Hawai‘i Korean Chamber of Commerce
•  Member, Moanalua Lions Club
•  Board of Trustees, Palama Settlement
•  Member, Hawai‘i Korean Millenium Commission
•  Member, Special Committee on Studying Effects of Economy on Judiciary
Awards and Recognition
•  Partner in Education Award, Achieve3000 (2018)
•  Light of the Orient Award, Korean American Foundation of Hawaii (2015)
•  Legislator of the Year, Hawaii Wholesale Liquor Dealers Association Legislator of the Year (2014)
•  Legislator of the Year for the Friends of the Library of Hawaii (2012)
•  Distinguished Honoree by Public Schools of Hawaii Foundation (2012)
•  Outstanding City and County Administrator, American Society for Public Administration (1997)
•  Outstanding Alumni Award, Farrington High School (1997)
•  Hawai‘i Jaycee's Three Outstanding Young Persons (1988)
Measures Introduced
 Title
SB175 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB248 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE V, SECTION 6, OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII.
SB251 SD1 RELATING TO CAMPAIGN FINANCE.
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.
SB334 SD2 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB409 RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
SB428 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB504 RELATING TO CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.
SB506 SD1 RELATING TO SEXUAL ASSAULT.
SB507 RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
SB508 SD1 HD1 CD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB509 RELATING TO EQUAL PAY.
SB528 RELATING TO AGING.
SB534 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO KUPUNA CARE.
SB539 RELATING TO THE ELDERLY.
SB576 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB587 RELATING TO PICKUP TRUCKS.
SB628 SD2 RELATING TO BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS.
SB704 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO VACATION RENTALS.
SB785 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB787 RELATING TO RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY.
SB788 RELATING TO FORFEITURE.
SB797 SD1 RELATING TO OFFENSES AGAINST PROPERTY RIGHTS.
SB803 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO FOOD SAFETY.
SB804 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO HAWAII PESTICIDES LAW.
SB811 RELATING TO VOTING.
SB1066 SD1 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB1067 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
SB1068 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
SB1069 SD1 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
SB1070 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
SB1111 RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.
SB1112 SD1 RELATING TO EDUCATIONAL BENEFITS.
SB1124 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE FOURTEENTH SENATORIAL DISTRICT.
SB1135 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE III, SECTION 14, OF THE HAWAII STATE CONSTITUTION.
SB1168 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB1170 SD2 RELATING TO GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY.
SB1200 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO DEVELOPMENT.
SB1209 RELATING TO THE SUNSHINE LAW.
SB1241 RELATING TO RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS.
SB1253 RELATING TO FILM AND DIGITAL MEDIA INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT.
SB1268 RELATING TO VEGETABLE OIL ENERGY.
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.
SB1272 RELATING TO VOTING.
SB1277 SD2 RELATING TO PUBLIC AGENCY MEETINGS.
SB1278 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB1279 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB1281 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB1282 SD1 RELATING TO THE OFFENSE OF ABUSE OF FAMILY OR HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS.
SB1300 RELATING TO CONSERVATION.
SB2013 SD1 HD2 RELATING TO CIVIL IDENTIFICATION.
SB2018 RELATING TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY.
SB2055 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH.
SB2057 RELATING TO CONSUMER PROTECTION.
SB2064 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB2074 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO THE IMPORTANT AGRICULTURAL LAND QUALIFIED AGRICULTURAL COST TAX CREDIT.
SB2092 SD1 RELATING TO OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION.
SB2112 RELATING TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES.
SB2120 RELATING TO CONSTRUCTION WASTE.
SB2132 RELATING TO MANUFACTURED CANNABIS PRODUCTS.
SB2199 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO INSURANCE.
SB2216 RELATING TO MEDICAL CANNABIS.
SB2217 RELATING TO THE MEDICAL USE OF CANNABIS.
SB2227 RELATING TO STATE AND COUNTY TORT LIABILITY.
SB2228 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
SB2229 RELATING TO TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS.
SB2244 SD1 HD2 RELATING TO WORKERS' COMPENSATION.
SB2247 SD1 HD2 RELATING TO OPIOID ANTAGONISTS.
SB2261 SD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC EDUCATION.
SB2302 RELATING TO YOUTH HOMELESSNESS.
SB2303 RELATING TO YOUTH.
SB2306 SD1 RELATING TO INSURANCE.
SB2307 RELATING TO THE HAWAII FARM TO SCHOOL PROGRAM.
SB2330 SD1 RELATING TO HOMELESS INDIVIDUALS WITH SEVERE MENTAL ILLNESS.
SB2331 SD2 RELATING TO TRAILS.
SB2332 RELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX EXEMPTIONS.
SB2333 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO RETIREMENT SAVINGS.
SB2334 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO PLANNING.
SB2336 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY OF HAWAII'S WATER.
SB2339 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO PRESCRIPTION DRUGS.
SB2340 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH INSURANCE.
SB2341 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE.
SB2342 SD1 RELATING TO VICTIMS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE.
SB2343 SD2 RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
SB2344 SD1 RELATING TO AUTOMATIC RESTRAINING ORDERS.
SB2345 SD1 RELATING TO SEXUAL ASSAULT.
SB2346 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO ADDRESS CONFIDENTIALITY.
SB2348 RELATING TO VIOLATION OF PRIVACY.
SB2350 RELATING TO FAMILY LEAVE.
SB2351 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO EQUAL PAY.
SB2352 RELATING TO PROTECTION OF CHILDREN.
SB2353 SD1 RELATING TO DISCRIMINATION IN EDUCATION.
SB2355 RELATING TO TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDERS.
SB2409 RELATING TO SUNSCREEN PRODUCTS.
SB2411 RELATING TO HEAT ABATEMENT.
SB2455 RELATING TO CANNABIS.
SB2458 RELATING TO CLIMATE CHANGE.
SB2460 RELATING TO WAGES.
SB2465 RELATING TO SCHOOL LUNCHTIME HOURS.
SB2469 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
SB2472 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB2476 SD2 RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE INSPECTIONS.
SB2501 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
SB2502 RELATING TO MOBILE CLINICS.
SB2503 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB2544 SD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB2571 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO WATER POLLUTION.
SB2572 SD2 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB2574 HD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB2578 RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF INFORMATION PRACTICES.
SB2588 RELATING TO AGING.
SB2589 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE AGING AND DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER.
SB2590 RELATING TO AGING.
SB2591 SD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB2592 RELATING TO NURSE AIDES.
SB2593 RELATING TO THE HEALTHY AGING PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM.
SB2594 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB2595 SD1 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB2597 RELATING TO GIFTS.
SB2598 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO SALARY OVERPAYMENTS.
SB2599 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB2600 SD2 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
SB2601 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
SB2602 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
SB2603 SD2 RELATING TO GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY.
SB2604 SD2 RELATING TO GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY.
SB2605 RELATING TO ASSAULT AGAINST A CHILD IN A CHILD CARE FACILITY.
SB2606 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB2607 SD1 RELATING TO THE RESEARCH CORPORATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB2608 RELATING TO THE LANDLORD-TENANT CODE.
SB2616 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
SB2656 SD2 RELATING TO MEDICATION SYNCHRONIZATION.
SB2657 RELATING TO TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.
SB2659 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO MEDICAL CANNABIS PRODUCTS.
SB2662 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2663 SD2 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2664 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2665 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2666 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2668 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2669 SD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2670 SD3 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2671 SD2 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2672 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2673 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2674 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2675 SD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2677 SD2 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2679 RELATING TO TORT LIABILITY.
SB2854 SD1 HD2 RELATING TO MOPEDS.
SB2862 SD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB2865 SD1 RELATING TO THE INSTITUTE FOR ASTRONOMY.
SB2883 RELATING TO FILM INDUSTRY.
SB2913 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
SB2914 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
SB2915 SD1 RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES.
SB2916 RELATING TO MEDICAL CANNABIS.
SB2917 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
SB2928 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII FARM TO SCHOOL PROGRAM.
SB2930 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS.
SB2944 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB2952 RELATING TO QUEEN LILI‘UOKALANI DAY.
SB2958 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB2964 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
SB2965 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION AND ADAPTION INITIATIVE.
SB2972 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO LAND DEVELOPMENT.
SB2985 RELATING TO PRESERVING CORAL REEFS.
SB2990 SD2 HD2 RELATING TO FAMILY LEAVE.
SB2998 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE FOURTEENTH SENATORIAL DISTRICT.
SB3002 SD1 HD1 RELATING TO LIBRARIES.
SB3005 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB3006 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO BUILDING CODES.
SB3007 RELATING TO A DEPARTMENT OF AIRPORTS.
SB3034 SD2 HD1 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB3050 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
SB3062 SD1 RELATING TO COLLEGE SAVINGS ACCOUNTS.
SB3071 RELATING TO PEST CONTROL OPERATORS.
SB3072 RELATING TO PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGERS.
SB3073 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB3074 RELATING TO PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS.
SB3078 RELATED TO NEW FARMERS.
SB3090 SD2 RELATING TO GOVERNMENT.
SB3092 RELATING TO OPEN GOVERNMENT.
SCR13 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO REVIEW AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS IN HAWAII'S PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND TO ESTABLISH AN AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM ADVISORY COUNCIL.
SCR24 SD1 RECOGNIZING MARCH 19 AS HAWAII CELEBRATING WOMEN IN PUBLIC OFFICE DAY.
SCR32 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM TO AMEND ITS MISSION STATEMENT TO EXPRESSLY INCLUDE THE DEVELOPMENT OF A BUSINESS FRIENDLY CULTURE IN THE STATE.
SCR51 REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO PROCLAIM THE STATE OF HAWAII AS A PURPLE HEART STATE IN HONOR OF THE SERVICE AND SACRIFICE OF OUR NATION'S UNIFORMED ARMED SERVICES PERSONNEL WHO WERE WOUNDED OR KILLED WHILE PROTECTING OUR FREEDOM.
SCR59 HD1 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO START A FARM APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM.
SCR62 SD1 REQUESTING THE STATE AUDITOR, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE STATE PROCUREMENT OFFICE, IF NECESSARY, TO CONDUCT A FINANCIAL AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE TAX SYSTEM MODERNIZATION PROJECT, WITH A FOCUS ON THE PROJECT'S CONTRACTS.
SCR81 SD1 HD1 REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A WORKING GROUP TO EXAMINE HOW THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION CAN MAXIMIZE MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT FOR SUPPORT SERVICES OFFERED TO ELIGIBLE STUDENTS DURING SCHOOL HOURS.
SCR92 HD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO SUBMIT A REPORT ON UNUTILIZED, LAPSED FEDERAL GRANT REVENUE FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION.
SCR93 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF BUDGET AND FINANCE, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII, AND OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS TO SUBMIT A REPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE ON ALL UNSPENT FEDERAL FUNDS FOR EACH STATE DEPARTMENT OR ENTITY UNDER ITS RESPECTIVE JURISDICTION.
SCR94 URGING FARMERS IN THE STATE TO EXAMINE ISRAEL'S AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGIES FOR TECHNIQUES AND IDEAS THAT CAN BE IMPLEMENTED IN THE STATE TO INCREASE THE LOCAL FOOD PRODUCTION.
SCR125 REQUESTING THE FEDERAL HOUSING ADMINISTRATION TO REDUCE BARRIERS TO CONDOMINIUM PROJECT APPROVALS AND INCREASE MORTGAGE FINANCING AVAILABILITY FOR FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYERS.
SCR128 REQUESTING THE JUDICIARY TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A PLAN FOR IMPROVING THE FAMILY COURT RESTRAINING ORDER PETITION PROCESS, LAW ENFORCEMENT'S RESPONSE TO VIOLATIONS OF RESTRAINING ORDERS, AND THE JUDICIAL RESPONSE TO ALLEGED VIOLATIONS OF RESTRAINING ORDERS.
SCR154 SD1 HD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO CONVENE A WORKPLACE SAFETY WORKING GROUP.
SCR155 URGING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION AND THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ENACT LEGISLATION PROHIBITING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES FROM CONDUCTING A FIRST-USE NUCLEAR STRIKE WITHOUT AUTHORIZATION BY CONGRESS.
SR9 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO REVIEW AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS IN HAWAII'S PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND TO ESTABLISH AN AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM ADVISORY COUNCIL.
SR30 URGING THE AGRIBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION TO START A FARM APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM.
SR49 SD1 REQUESTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A WORKING GROUP TO EXAMINE HOW THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION CAN MAXIMIZE MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT FOR SUPPORT SERVICES OFFERED TO ELIGIBLE STUDENTS DURING SCHOOL HOURS.
SR84 REQUESTING THE FEDERAL HOUSING ADMINISTRATION TO REDUCE BARRIERS TO CONDOMINIUM PROJECT APPROVALS AND INCREASE MORTGAGE FINANCING AVAILABILITY FOR FIRST-TIME HOMEBUYERS.
SR114 URGING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO OPPOSE ANY PROPOSED FEDERAL RIGHT-TO-WORK LEGISLATION.
SR115 URGING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION AND THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ENACT LEGISLATION PROHIBITING THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES FROM CONDUCTING A FIRST-USE NUCLEAR STRIKE WITHOUT AUTHORIZATION BY CONGRESS.