31st Legislature, 2021
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House District 37
Hawaii State Capitol
Room: 420
phone: 808-586-6150
fax: 808-586-6151
repyamane@Capitol.hawaii.gov
LEGISLATIVE EXPERIENCE
• Chair, House Water and Land Committee (2015-Present)
• Chair, Oahu Metropolitan Planning Organization (2016-2018)
• Chair, House Transportation Committee (2013-2015)
• Vice Chair, House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee (2011-2012)
• Chair, House Health Committee (2009-2012)
• Vice Chair, Hawai'i 2050 Sustainability Task Force (2008-2010)
• Legislator in Residence, University of Hawaii-Manoa (2008)
• Chair, House Tourism Committee (2007-2008)
• Vice Chair, House Legislative Management Committee (2005-2007)

EDUCATION
• Stanford University, Public-Private Partnerships for the Water Sector Executive Education, 2015
• Stanford University, Advanced Leadership Program for Asian-American Executives, 2015
• INSEAD, Innovators for Community Wellness Program, 2014
• INSEAD, Leading Successful Change Program, 2013
• 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
• Instructor in Business and Health Education, Hawaii Pacific University, 2008-Present
• Instructor in Social Work, Honolulu Community College, 2010-2014
• Lecturer in Family Resources, Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Apprentice Program, 2009-2014
• Social Worker, Queens Medical Center, 2008-2014
• 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 Interagency Climate Adaptation Committee Member
• Hawaii 2050 Sustainability Task Force Member
• Hawaii Workforce Development Council Member
• Waipahu High School Academy of Natural Resources Advisory Board Member
• Leeward Lion's Club Member
• Waipahu Neighborhood Board Member, 1999-2004
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
• September 2019 United Nations Institute for Training and Research Workshop on Negotiation Skills and Techniques
• October 2019 Humanitarian Assistance Response Training Certification
• 2016 Legislator of the Year - Hawaii Farm Bureau
• 2015 Advocate of the Year - BIA-Hawaii
• 2014 Legislative Advocacy Award - Hawaii Academy of Family Physicians
• 2014 Legislative Advocacy Award - Hawaii Civil Air Patrol
• 2012 State Representative of the Year Award - Healthcare Assn. of Hawaii
• 2012 Legislator of the Year Award - Hawaii Medical Association
• 2012 Distinguished Service Award - Hawaii Dietetic Association
• 2011 State Representative of the Year Award - Healthcare Assn. of Hawaii
• 2011 Legislator of the Year Award - Hawaii Psychiatric Medical Assn.
• 2010 Legislative Recognition Award - Honolulu Fire Department
• 2010 Legislator of the Year Award - Hawaii Dental Association
• 2009 Legislator of the Year Award - Hawaii Medical Association
• 2009 Legislative Appreciation Award - UH School of Nursing
Measures Introduced
 Title
HB215 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
HB216 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
HB217 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
HB218 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB219 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB220 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB221 HD1 RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
HB222 RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
HB223 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO MASSAGE THERAPISTS.
HB224 HD1 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO THE STATE HEALTH PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY.
HB243 HD1 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO SEA LEVEL RISE ADAPTATION.
HB244 HD1 SD1 CD1 RELATING TO LAND RECORDATION.
HB302 HD1 SD2 RELATING TO ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES.
HB303 RELATING TO ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES.
HB304 RELATING TO DEFERRED DEPOSITS.
HB308 HD1 RELATING TO GRANTS FOR HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
HB309 HD2 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB310 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB311 HD1 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO THE NURSING FACILITY SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
HB312 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE THIRTY-SEVENTH REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT.
HB313 HD2 SD1 CD1 RELATING TO PHYSICIAN WORKFORCE ASSESSMENT.
HB314 HD1 RELATING TO MANDATORY REPORTING.
HB432 HD1 RELATING TO THE EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT.
HB471 HD1 SD2 RELATING TO BEHAVIOR ANALYSTS.
HB472 HD1 RELATING TO TELEHEALTH.
HB473 HD2 RELATING TO TELEHEALTH.
HB474 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO THE HOSPITAL SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
HB475 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB476 HD3 SD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB477 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO CANNABIS.
HB478 RELATING TO MEDICAL CARE FOR MINORS.
HB479 RELATING TO PUBLIC ASSISTANCE.
HB480 RELATING TO THE CHILD PROTECTIVE ACT.
HB482 RELATING TO CANNABIS FOR MEDICAL USE.
HB488 RELATING TO INSPECTIONS OF CARE FACILITIES.
HB489 RELATING TO LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE.
HB490 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO CRIMES AGAINST SENIORS.
HB497 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO COUNTY ZONING ORDINANCES.
HB499 HD2 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO LEASE EXTENSIONS ON PUBLIC LAND.
HB506 RELATING TO OUTDOOR ADVERTISING.
HB508 HD1 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
HB539 HD2 RELATING TO THREAT ASSESSMENT.
HB540 HD2 RELATING TO LIABILITY.
HB541 HD1 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB542 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT.
HB546 HD2 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB563 RELATING TO SEX OFFENDERS.
HB570 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO SEXUAL ABUSE OF MINORS.
HB608 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
HB610 RELATING TO GARDENS.
HB627 HD1 RELATING TO SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.
HB718 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB722 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO HUMAN TRAFFICKING.
HB727 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB728 HD1 RELATING TO STATEWIDE HEALTH PLANNING.
HB729 HD1 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB730 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
HB731 RELATING TO PUBLIC HEALTH.
HB766 HD1 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
HB778 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB820 RELATING TO PUBLIC ACCESS.
HB826 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO ELECTRONIC SMOKING DEVICES.
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.
HB1088 HD3 SD2 RELATING TO COSMETICS.
HB1090 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO CHILD PASSENGER RESTRAINTS.
HB1091 RELATING TO THEFT.
HB1092 HD1 RELATING TO CARBON OFFSETS.
HB1106 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1107 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO COMPUTER CRIME.
HB1136 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
HB1138 RELATING TO ABUSE.
HB1149 HD1 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO LAND USE.
HB1243 HD1 RELATING TO HEMP.
HB1246 HD2 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
HB1281 HD1 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES.
HB1282 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO THE TRANSITION OF THE OAHU REGIONAL HEALTH CARE SYSTEM FROM THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION INTO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
HB1283 HD1 SD1 CD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1284 HD2 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
HB1286 HD2 RELATING TO TRAVEL.
HB1322 HD1 SD2 RELATING TO TRAUMA-INFORMED CARE.
HB1324 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO COMMERCIAL PROPERTY RENT RELIEF.
HB1362 HD1 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO ACCESS TO LEARNING.
HCR47 HD1 ENCOURAGING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO PLAN FOR THE NECESSARY IMPROVEMENTS TO, AND REVITALIZATION OF, HANS L'ORANGE PARK.
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.
HCR59 HD1 RECOGNIZING AND SUPPORTING ONGOING COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS TO IMPLEMENT A STATEWIDE STRATEGY TO ELIMINATE VIRAL HEPATITIS TYPES A, B, AND C IN HAWAII.
HCR80 HD1 REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION TO PROMOTE TRANSPARENCY AND ENFORCEMENT BY PROVIDING INDIVIDUAL PREMARKET TOBACCO PRODUCT APPLICATION APPLICANT INFORMATION OF HAWAII SELLERS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT PURPOSES.
HCR85 HD2 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY EXAMINING THE PARKER IMMUNITY DOCTRINE AND ITS CURRENT LEGAL STATUS AND THE EXTENT OF ANY STATUTORY OR POLICY IMPLEMENTATION BY OTHER STATES RELATING TO COLLECTIVE NEGOTIATION BY PHYSICIANS.
HCR86 HD1 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR, HAWAII EMPLOYER-UNION HEALTH BENEFITS TRUST FUND, AND MED-QUEST DIVISION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO PROVIDE INFORMATION TO THE LEGISLATURE REGARDING THE COSTS AND BENEFITS OF RELYING ON A SINGLE PROVIDER TO FULFILL PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION.
HCR108 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.
HCR138 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, HAWAII EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY, AND OTHER STATE AGENCIES AND STAKEHOLDERS, TO REVIEW THE STATE'S SUPPLY CHAIN CHALLENGES THAT AROSE AT THE BEGINNING OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND DURING OTHER NATURAL DISASTERS.
HCR153 HD1 URGING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO CONSIDER HAWAII RESIDENTS WITH EXPERIENCE SERVING IN THE POSITION OF TEACHER OR HIGHER IN HAWAII'S PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM AS PART OF THE QUALIFIED CANDIDATE POOL TO SERVE AS SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION OF HAWAII'S PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM.
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.
HCR168 CONDEMNING AND DENOUNCING ALL FORMS OF ANTI-ASIAN SENTIMENT AND ALL ACTS OF RACISM, XENOPHOBIA, INTOLERANCE, DISCRIMINATION, HATE CRIME, AND HATE SPEECH AGAINST ASIAN AMERICANS AND ASIAN INDIVIDUALS IN THE UNITED STATES.
HCR169 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO GOVERNMENT SERVICES FOR IMMIGRANTS AND INCREASE IMMIGRANT OPPORTUNITIES TO MAKE CIVIC AND ECONOMIC CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE COMMUNITY.
HR38 HD1 ENCOURAGING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU TO PLAN FOR THE NECESSARY IMPROVEMENTS TO, AND REVITALIZATION OF, HANS L'ORANGE PARK.
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.
HR48 HD1 RECOGNIZING AND SUPPORTING ONGOING COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS TO IMPLEMENT A STATEWIDE STRATEGY TO ELIMINATE VIRAL HEPATITIS TYPES A, B, AND C IN HAWAII.
HR57 HD1 DESIGNATING SEPTEMBER 2021 AS SUICIDE PREVENTION AND ACTION MONTH.
HR67 HD1 REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION TO PROMOTE TRANSPARENCY AND ENFORCEMENT BY PROVIDING INDIVIDUAL PREMARKET TOBACCO PRODUCT APPLICATION APPLICANT INFORMATION OF HAWAII SELLERS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT PURPOSES.
HR88 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.
HR129 HD1 URGING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO CONSIDER HAWAII RESIDENTS WITH EXPERIENCE SERVING IN THE POSITION OF TEACHER OR HIGHER IN HAWAII'S PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM AS PART OF THE QUALIFIED CANDIDATE POOL TO SERVE AS SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION OF HAWAII'S PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM.
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.
HR142 CONDEMNING AND DENOUNCING ALL FORMS OF ANTI-ASIAN SENTIMENT AND ALL ACTS OF RACISM, XENOPHOBIA, INTOLERANCE, DISCRIMINATION, HATE CRIME, AND HATE SPEECH AGAINST ASIAN AMERICANS AND ASIAN INDIVIDUALS IN THE UNITED STATES.
HR143 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO GOVERNMENT SERVICES FOR IMMIGRANTS AND INCREASE IMMIGRANT OPPORTUNITIES TO MAKE CIVIC AND ECONOMIC CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE COMMUNITY.