31st Legislature, 2021
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House District 21
Hawaii State Capitol
Room: 421
phone: 808-586-8515
fax: 808-586-8519
repnishimoto@Capitol.hawaii.gov
District Information
21 - Kapahulu, McCully, Moiliili
LEGISLATIVE EXPERIENCE
• Chair, House Judiciary Committee
• Vice Chair, House Finance Committee
• Chair, House Higher Education Committee
• Chair, House Legislative Management Committee
• Chair, Subcommittee on Grant-in-Aid

BOARDS & COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS
• Moiliili Community Center Board of Directors (Member)
• Kapahulu-Moiliili Lions Club (Member)
• Diamond Head Lions Club (Member)
• UH College of Arts & Sciences Alumni Association (Board Member)
• Diamond Head Theatre (Community Advisory Board Member)
• Asian Pacific American Institute of Congressional Studies (APAICS) (Board of Directors Member)
• U.S. Japan Council (Council Leader)
• Reforming States Group of the Milbank Memorial Foundation (Steering Committee Member)
SELECTED HONORS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
• 2019: Legislator of the Year (Friends of the Library of Hawaii)
• 2018: Legislators of the Year (Healthcare Association of Hawaii)
• 2016: Dean's Alumnus of the Year (UH William S. Richardson School of Law)
• 2013: Trailblazer Award (Asian Pacific American Institute of Congressional Studies)
• 2012: Patrick Henry Award (National Guard Association of the United States)
• 2005: Selectee (American Swiss Foundation Young Leaders Conference)
• 2004: Selectee (APAICS Leadership Academy)
• 2003: Japanese American Leadership Delegation
• 1996: Student Body President (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
Measures Introduced
 Title
HB35 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
HB103 HD1 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO EMERGENCY POWERS.
HB104 HD1 RELATING TO POOLS.
HB105 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
HB228 RELATING TO UNITED STATES SENATOR DANIEL K. INOUYE DAY.
HB229 HD1 RELATING TO UNITED STATES SENATOR DANIEL K. AKAKA DAY.
HB305 HD1 RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
HB415 RELATING TO MOBILE DEVICES.
HB416 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO SECTION 711-1109, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.
HB420 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
HB432 HD1 RELATING TO THE EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT.
HB435 RELATING TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.
HB436 RELATING TO DEPENDENT CARE FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNTS.
HB437 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB448 RELATING TO VIOLATION OF PRIVACY.
HB473 HD2 RELATING TO TELEHEALTH.
HB474 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO THE HOSPITAL SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
HB487 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB488 RELATING TO INSPECTIONS OF CARE FACILITIES.
HB490 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO CRIMES AGAINST SENIORS.
HB491 RELATING TO SERVICES FOR KUPUNA.
HB528 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
HB546 HD2 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB563 RELATING TO SEX OFFENDERS.
HB564 RELATING TO BREAST CANCER SCREENING.
HB565 HD1 RELATING TO DIVORCE.
HB566 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO ABUSE OF FAMILY OR HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS.
HB626 RELATING TO WATER CIRCULATION.
HB643 HD2 RELATING TO EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.
HB659 RELATING TO PROPERTY FORFEITURE.
HB686 HD2 RELATING TO CRITICAL ELECTRICAL INFRASTRUCTURE.
HB718 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB719 RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES.
HB720 RELATING TO SHOPPING CARTS.
HB721 RELATED TO EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.
HB811 RELATING TO INDIVIDUAL SPORTS.
HB815 RELATING TO EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.
HB832 RELATING TO ROADS.
HB833 RELATING TO COMMISSIONED VOLUNTEER ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.
HB834 HD1 SD1 CD1 RELATING TO A BLACK CINDER CONE QUARRY SITE SURVEY.
HB835 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO THE NATIONAL GUARD YOUTH CHALLENGE ACADEMY.
HB836 RELATING TO INCOME TAX CREDITS.
HB1136 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
HB1138 RELATING TO ABUSE.
HB1191 HD2 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO BROADBAND SERVICE INFRASTRUCTURE.
HB1246 HD2 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
HB1279 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE TWENTY-FIRST REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT.
HB1280 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO THE NATURAL ENERGY LABORATORY OF HAWAII AUTHORITY.
HCR11 HD1 SD1 REQUESTING THE HAWAII STATE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO STUDY MISSING AND MURDERED NATIVE HAWAIIAN WOMEN AND GIRLS.
HCR12 HD1 CONVENING A TASK FORCE TO ADDRESS IMPLEMENTATION OF HAWAII'S STATE LAW COROLLARY TO TITLE IX TO STRENGTHEN HAWAII'S EFFORTS TO END CAMPUS-BASED SEXUAL VIOLENCE AND GENDER DISCRIMINATION.
HCR58 HD1 URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS AND PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO ENACT THE PROTECTING THE RIGHT TO ORGANIZE ACT OF 2021 AS EXPEDITIOUSLY AS POSSIBLE.
HCR154 SD1 CONDEMNING ALL FORMS OF ANTI-ASIAN SENTIMENT AS RELATED TO COVID-19; URGING GREATER INVESTMENT IN FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL RESOURCES TO DEVELOP AND SUPPORT COMMUNITYWIDE SOLUTIONS; AND REQUESTING THE CIVIL RIGHTS DIVISION OF THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE TO IDENTIFY AND ANALYZE INCIDENTS BASED ON ANTI-ASIAN AND ANTI-PACIFIC ISLANDER SENTIMENT AND DISPROPORTIONATE NUMBERS OF HOMICIDES OF ASIAN-AMERICANS AND PACIFIC ISLANDERS BY LAW ENFORCEMENT.
HCR165 REQUESTING THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY TO DEVELOP AN IMPLEMENTATION PLAN BASED ON TOURISM HOT SPOTS IDENTIFIED IN COUNTY DESTINATION MANAGEMENT ACTION PLANS.
HCR181 HD1 REQUESTING THE HAWAII SISTER-STATE COMMITTEE TO EVALUATE AND DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE INITIATION OF A SISTER-STATE RELATIONSHIP WITH THE CITY OF AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND.
HR12 HD1 REQUESTING THE HAWAII STATE COMMISSION ON THE STATUS OF WOMEN TO CONVENE A TASK FORCE TO STUDY MISSING AND MURDERED NATIVE HAWAIIAN WOMEN AND GIRLS.
HR13 HD1 CONVENING A TASK FORCE TO ADDRESS IMPLEMENTATION OF HAWAII'S STATE LAW COROLLARY TO TITLE IX TO STRENGTHEN HAWAII'S EFFORTS TO END CAMPUS-BASED SEXUAL VIOLENCE AND GENDER DISCRIMINATION.
HR47 HD1 URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS AND PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES TO ENACT THE PROTECTING THE RIGHT TO ORGANIZE ACT OF 2021 AS EXPEDITIOUSLY AS POSSIBLE.
HR130 CONDEMNING ALL FORMS OF ANTI-ASIAN SENTIMENT AS RELATED TO COVID-19 AND URGING GREATER INVESTMENT IN FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL RESOURCES TO DEVELOP AND SUPPORT COMMUNITYWIDE SOLUTIONS.
HR141 REQUESTING THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY TO DEVELOP AN IMPLEMENTATION PLAN BASED ON TOURISM HOT SPOTS IDENTIFIED IN COUNTY DESTINATION MANAGEMENT ACTION PLANS.
HR150 HD1 REQUESTING THE HAWAII SISTER-STATE COMMITTEE TO EVALUATE AND DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE INITIATION OF A SISTER-STATE RELATIONSHIP WITH THE CITY OF AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND.