30th Legislature, 2019
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Floor session convene times for April 24, 2019:
Senate: 11:30 a.m. | House of Representatives: 11:30 a.m.
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House District 37
Hawaii State Capitol
Room 420
phone: 808-586-6150
fax: 808-586-6151
repyamane@capitol.hawaii.gov
EDUCATION
• Harvard University, National Preparedness Leadership Initiative Executive Program, 2011
• Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management Executive Program, 2011
• Griffith Insurance Education Foundation, Risk Management and Insurance studies, 2011
• US Army War College, Strategy Implementation Seminar, 2011
• University of California-Los Angeles, Health Care Executive Program, 2010
• University of Virginia, Emerging Political Leaders Program, 2010
• US Army War College, National Security Seminar, 2007
• University of Hawaii-Manoa, Masters of Business Administration (MBA), 2002
• University of Hawaii-Manoa, Masters of Social Work (MSW), 1996
• University of Hawaii-Manoa, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (BA), 1992
• Saint Louis High School

PROFESSIONAL
• Social Worker, Queens Medical Center
• Instructor in Social Work, Honolulu Community College, 2010-2012
• Lecturer in Family Resources, Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Apprentice Program, 2009-2012
• Instructor in Business Education, Hawaii Pacific University, 2008-2012
• Clinical Director, Ho'okupono Program for Adolescent Treatment, 1998-2006
• Social Worker & Mental Health Specialist, Hawaii Department of Health, Queen's Medical Center, Child and Family Services, and Hale Kipa Inc., 1991-1998

COMMUNITY
• American Red Cross Volunteer
• FEMA Community Volunteer
• Civil Air Patrol Volunteer, Rank: Major
• Medical Reserves Corp Volunteer
• Hawaii Police Department Volunteer
• Hawaii 2050 Sustainability TaskForce
• Hawaii Workforce Development Council
• Waipahu Neighborhood Board Member, 1999-2004
• Leeward Lion's Club Member
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
• State Representative of the Year, Healthcare Association of Hawaii, 2012 and 2011
• Distinguished Service Award, Hawaii Dietetic Association, 2012
• Legislator of the Year, Hawaii Psychiatric Medical Association, 2011
• Legislative Recognition, Honolulu Fire Department, 2010
• Legislator of the Year, Hawaii Dental Association, 2010
• Legislator of the Year, Hawaii Medical Association, 2012 and 2009
• University of Hawaii School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene Appreciation Award, 2009
• Pacific Century Fellows, 2006
• Flemming Fellows, 2006
• Honolulu Citizen's Police Academy
• Honolulu Business Police Academy
Measures Introduced
 Title
HB3 RELATING TO HAWAIIAN MUSIC AND DANCE.
HB201 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
HB299 RELATING TO GRANTS.
HB300 RELATING TO EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS.
HB302 RELATING TO HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATIONS.
HB303 HD1 RELATING TO OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY.
HB304 HD2 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
HB305 HD1 RELATING TO CROSSWALKS.
HB306 RELATING TO COUNTY LAND USE REQUIREMENTS.
HB307 SD1 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
HB308 RELATING TO SHOPPING CARTS.
HB309 HD1 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
HB310 RELATING TO ON-SITE EARLY CHILDHOOD FACILITIES.
HB311 RELATING TO THE GENERAL EXCISE TAX.
HB312 HD1 SD2 RELATING TO CREATIVE MEDIA.
HB313 RELATING TO FUEL TAX FUNDS.
HB324 HD1 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
HB325 HD1 RELATING TO DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED.
HB326 HD1 RELATING TO COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSES.
HB327 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
HB377 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
HB378 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO FILIPINO VETERANS BURIAL ASSISTANCE.
HB387 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB402 HD1 SD2 RELATING TO INCREASING THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS' PRO RATA SHARE OF PUBLIC LAND TRUST FUNDS.
HB423 RELATING TO RAPID OHIA DEATH.
HB424 RELATING TO CORRECTIONS.
HB425 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO WATER QUALITY MONITORING.
HB427 RELATING TO DAM AND RESERVOIR SAFETY.
HB439 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO LAND USE.
HB440 RELATING TO LAND USE.
HB441 RELATING TO MARINE RESOURCES.
HB442 RELATING TO HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS.
HB443 RELATING TO THE BUDGET.
HB444 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO ONSITE-NON-POTABLE WATER REUSE SYSTEMS.
HB445 HD1 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR WATER REUSE.
HB446 HD1 RELATING TO FISHING.
HB447 RELATING TO AQUATIC RESOURCES.
HB448 HD2 RELATING TO LAND RECORDATION.
HB449 HD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABILITY.
HB450 HD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL EMERGENCIES.
HB451 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII ASSOCIATION OF CONSERVATION DISTRICTS.
HB452 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO PREFERENTIAL ELECTRICITY RATES FOR PROTECTED AGRICULTURE.
HB453 HD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC HOUSING AUTHORITY.
HB454 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO KAHOOLAWE ISLAND RESERVE.
HB455 HD1 RELATING TO THE KAHOOLAWE ISLAND RESERVE COMMISSION.
HB456 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
HB457 HD1 RELATING TO DISASTER PREPAREDNESS.
HB458 HD1 RELATING TO SMALL BOAT HARBORS.
HB521 HD1 RELATING TO OCULARISTS.
HB522 RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION.
HB523 HD1 RELATING TO THE GENERAL EXCISE TAX.
HB524 HD1 RELATING TO FIRE SPRINKLERS.
HB525 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB526 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB528 RELATING TO URBAN REDEVELOPMENT.
HB544 RELATING TO LIABILITY.
HB545 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
HB548 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO THE TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.
HB549 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
HB553 RELATING TO LITTER CONTROL.
HB554 HD1 RELATING TO EXPENSES OF NEIGHBOR ISLAND RESIDENT PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSIONERS.
HB556 HD1 SD2 RELATING TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY.
HB561 HD1 RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
HB562 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO CONSTRUCTION WASTE.
HB564 RELATING TO THE STATE SHRIMP.
HB588 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE.
HB589 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO THE LAND CONSERVATION FUND.
HB590 HD1 RELATING TO THE WILDLIFE REVOLVING FUND.
HB591 HD1 RELATING TO WATERSHED AREAS.
HB592 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE THIRTY-SEVENTH REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT.
HB593 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO LAND USE.
HB594 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO AN APPROPRIATION FOR A KUNIA WELLS IV EXPLORATORY WELL.
HB595 RELATING TO ACQUISITION OF REAL PROPERTY.
HB596 RELATING TO PUBLIC LAND DISPOSITIONS.
HB647 RELATING TO DIGITAL CONTENT BLOCKING CAPABILITIES.
HB648 RELATING TO UNFAIR AND DECEPTIVE PRACTICES.
HB649 HD1 RELATING TO TEACHER HOUSING SUBSIDIES.
HB650 HD1 RELATING TO TEACHER RETENTION.
HB651 RELATING TO THE HAWAII EDUCATOR LOAN PROGRAM.
HB652 RELATING TO TEACHERS.
HB702 HD1 SD2 RELATING TO SATELLITE NAVIGATION TECHNOLOGY.
HB756 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
HB775 RELATING TO THE STATE OF HAWAII MUSEUM OF NATURAL AND CULTURAL HISTORY.
HB776 HD1 RELATING TO COMMERCIAL MARINE LICENSES.
HB777 HD1 RELATING TO RECORDATION TRANSACTION FEES.
HB778 HD1 RELATING TO FOOD SUSTAINABILITY.
HB779 RELATED TO AQUATIC RESOURCES.
HB780 RELATING TO HAWAIIAN AS AN OFFICIAL LANGUAGE OF THE STATE OF HAWAI‘I.
HB795 RELATING TO MARINE LIFE CONSERVATION DISTRICTS.
HB808 HD1 SD2 RELATING TO SHARK AND RAY PROTECTION.
HB853 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
HB857 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO TRAFFIC.
HB858 RELATING TO CARGO INSPECTIONS.
HB859 RELATING TO SUSTAINABILITY.
HB886 RELATING TO SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICTS.
HB889 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS.
HB893 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS BUDGET.
HB894 HD2 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES LAND SURVEY BUDGET.
HB895 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM STATE BUDGET.
HB896 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES STATE BUDGET.
HB897 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
HB916 RELATING TO HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE.
HB1094 HD1 RELATING TO THE AHA MOKU ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
HB1095 HD1 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.
HB1096 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
HB1097 HD1 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
HB1098 HD1 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
HB1107 HD1 RELATING TO GAMING.
HB1121 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO WATER SECURITY.
HB1122 HD1 RELATING TO LAND USE.
HB1123 HD1 RELATING TO FISHING.
HB1193 SD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB1261 HD1 SD1 RELATED TO JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS.
HB1277 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII PROMISE PROGRAM.
HB1325 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
HB1326 HD2 RELATING TO WATER RIGHTS.
HB1327 HD2 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
HB1328 HD1 RELATING TO GOVERNMENT WEBSITES.
HB1404 HD2 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM BUDGET.
HB1405 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES BUDGET.
HB1406 HD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR IOLANI PALACE.
HB1407 HD2 RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
HB1410 HD1 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
HB1411 RELATING TO FAMILIES.
HB1460 HD1 RELATING TO THE STATEWIDE BOATING PROGRAM.
HB1464 HD2 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1465 HD2 RELATING TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
HB1483 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO CLIMATE CHANGE.
HB1491 RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT.
HB1548 HD1 SD2 RELATING TO RAPID OHIA DEATH.
HB1551 HD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
HB1552 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
HB1558 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO SUSTAINABILITY.
HB1559 HD1 RELATING TO THE KAKAAKO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT.
HB1592 RELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX EXEMPTIONS.
HB1593 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY.
HB1594 RELATING TO LICENSED CRISIS RESIDENTIAL SHELTERS.
HCR28 HD1 ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS TO MEET AS A WORKING GROUP FOR SEXUAL-VIOLENCE PREVENTION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
HCR39 REQUESTING THE HAWAII STATE FOUNDATION ON CULTURE AND THE ARTS TO COMMISSION A MONUMENT TO PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA.
HCR42 EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE RACETRACK OR RACE WAY PARK ON OAHU AND REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM, AND THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO FACILITATE AND APPROVE ITS DEVELOPMENT AT THE CITY PARK PROPERTY IDENTIFIED IN COUNCIL RESOLUTION 18-265.
HCR96 URGING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO WORK WITH STATE IN DEVELOPING STRATEGIES TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE TO THE HOMELESS AND REDUCE THE NUMBER OF HOMELESS INDIVIDUALS IN WAIPAHU.
HCR97 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO ENTER INTO ADDITIONAL CONTRACTS WITH PROVIDER AGENCIES TO OPEN ADDITIONAL HOMELESS SHELTERS IN WAIPAHU.
HCR98 URGING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO ADD HANS L'ORANGE NEIGHBORHOOD PARK TO THE LIST OF SECURED PARKS ON OAHU.
HCR106 CONVENING THE HAWAII DAM SAFETY TASK FORCE.
HCR113 HD1 SD1 CONVENING THE MULTIPLE LANGUAGES EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION WORKING GROUP.
HCR171 REQUESTING THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY TO CONVENE A GLOBAL ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE SUMMIT IN 2020.
HCR174 URGING THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES TO CALL A CONVENTION FOR PROPOSING AMENDMENTS PURSUANT TO ARTICLE V OF THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION LIMITED TO PROPOSING AMENDMENTS THAT IMPOSE FISCAL RESTRAINTS ON THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, LIMIT THE POWER AND JURISDICTION OF THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, AND LIMIT THE TERMS OF OFFICE FOR ITS OFFICIALS AND FOR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS.
HCR188 REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS TO COMPLETE THE 2017 INDEPENDENT FINANCIAL AUDIT AND MANAGEMENT REVIEW OF THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES.
HCR189 URGING STATE AGENCIES TO WORK TOGETHER WITH STAKEHOLDERS, INCLUDING THE HONOLULU HARBOR USERS GROUP, TO ASSESS THE RISK TO HAWAII FROM AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES, ITS VECTORS, AND POSSIBLE METHODS OF MITIGATION, IN PREPARATION FOR 2022.
HCR214 URGING THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY TO MAINTAIN THE ORIGINAL TIMELINE TO INTRODUCE HARRIET TUBMAN AND OTHER FEMALE AND CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS ONTO UNITED STATES CURRENCY BY 2020 TO CELEBRATE ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE.
HCR232 APPROVING THE SELECTION OF GEORGE RYOICHI ARIYOSHI TO BE INDUCTED INTO THE ALOHA ORDER OF MERIT.
HR33 HD1 ENCOURAGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS TO MEET AS A WORKING GROUP FOR SEXUAL-VIOLENCE PREVENTION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
HR89 URGING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO WORK WITH STATE IN DEVELOPING STRATEGIES TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE TO THE HOMELESS AND REDUCE THE NUMBER OF HOMELESS INDIVIDUALS IN WAIPAHU.
HR90 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO ENTER INTO ADDITIONAL CONTRACTS WITH PROVIDER AGENCIES TO OPEN ADDITIONAL HOMELESS SHELTERS IN WAIPAHU.
HR91 URGING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO ADD HANS L'ORANGE NEIGHBORHOOD PARK TO THE LIST OF SECURED PARKS ON OAHU.
HR100 CONVENING THE HAWAII DAM SAFETY TASK FORCE.
HR105 HD1 CONVENING THE MULTIPLE LANGUAGES EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION WORKING GROUP.
HR153 REQUESTING THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY TO CONVENE A GLOBAL ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE SUMMIT IN 2020.
HR170 REQUESTING THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS TO COMPLETE THE 2017 INDEPENDENT FINANCIAL AUDIT AND MANAGEMENT REVIEW OF THE OFFICE OF HAWAIIAN AFFAIRS AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES.
HR192 URGING THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY TO MAINTAIN THE ORIGINAL TIMELINE TO INTRODUCE HARRIET TUBMAN AND OTHER FEMALE AND CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS ONTO UNITED STATES CURRENCY BY 2020 TO CELEBRATE ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE.
HR223 CONGRATULATING THE SAINT LOUIS CRUSADERS ON WINNING THE 2018 DIVISION I-OPEN FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP.