28th Legislature, 2015
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Floor session convene times for Monday, April 27, 2015:
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
• 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
• Social Worker, Queens Medical Center
• Instructor in Social Work, Honolulu Community College, 2010-2015
• Lecturer in Family Resources, Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Apprentice Program, 2009-2015
• Instructor in Business Education, Hawaii Pacific University, 2008-2015
• 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
• Legislative Advocacy Award, Hawaii Academy of Family Physicians, 2014
• Legislative Advocacy Award, Hawaii Civil Air Patrol, 2014
• State Representative of the Year, Healthcare Association of Hawaii, 2012 and 2011
• Legislator of the Year, Hawaii Medical Association, 2012 and 2009
• 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
• 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
HB301 RELATING TO TORT LIABILITY.
HB302 RELATING TO LAND USE.
HB303 RELATING TO LAND USE.
HB304 RELATING TO LAND USE.
HB305 RELATING TO WATER RESOURCES.
HB306 RELATING TO PLANNING.
HB307 HD1 RELATING TO THE CONTRACTORS LICENSE BOARD.
HB308 RELATING TO CHILD SAFETY.
HB323 HD1 RELATING TO THE STATE DISASTER REVOLVING LOAN FUND.
HB325 RELATING TO THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF HAWAII.
HB391 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO WAGES AND HOURS ON PUBLIC WORKS.
HB435 HD1 RELATING TO FIREFIGHTERS.
HB436 HD1 SD2 RELATING TO EMERGENCY VEHICLES.
HB437 HD1 MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE NATURAL RESOURCE GOALS OF THE ALOHA+ CHALLENGE.
HB438 HD1 SD2 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE KAHO‘OLAWE ISLAND RESERVE COMMISSION.
HB439 HD1 RELATING TO LAND USE PLANNING.
HB440 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
HB441 SD1 RELATING TO STATEWIDE INFRASTRUCTURE CAPACITY BUILDING CONSTRUCTION FINANCING.
HB442 RELATING TO FACILITIES DEVELOPMENT.
HB443 HD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO UPDATE AGRICULTURAL SOIL CLASSIFICATIONS AND MAPS.
HB444 HD3 SD2 RELATING TO BEACH PROTECTION.
HB445 HD1 RELATING TO TRANSIT-ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT.
HB507 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB515 HD3 SD2 RELATING TO REMNANTS.
HB611 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO THE DIGITIZATION OF HISTORIC PRESERVATION RECORDS.
HB626 RELATING TO THE POSSESSION OF FIREARMS WHILE CONSUMING OR UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF AN INTOXICANT.
HB675 RELATING TO WATERSHED PROTECTION.
HB719 HD1 RELATING TO THE LAHAINA FLOOD CONTROL PROJECT.
HB722 HD2 RELATING TO LIPOA POINT.
HB730 HD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC HEARINGS.
HB742 RELATING TO INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR MOTOR VEHICLES USED IN CONNECTION WITH TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANIES.
HB781 HD1 RELATING TO THEFT OF PERSONAL ELECTRONIC DEVICES.
HB828 RELATING TO LAND USE.
HB829 HD2 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
HB830 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY.
HB849 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB870 HD1 RELATING TO FOOD.
HB871 HD1 SD2 RELATING TO BIOSECURITY.
HB877 HD1 RELATING TO VEHICULAR TAXES.
HB878 RELATING TO THE MILITARY.
HB879 RELATING TO VETERANS.
HB880 RELATING TO THE MILITIA.
HB881 HD1 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE.
HB1010 HD1 SD2 RELATING TO THE COMMUTER BENEFITS PROGRAM.
HB1011 HD1 RELATING TO THE TRAFFIC CODE.
HB1027 RELATING TO DECRIMINALIZATION OF TRAFFIC INFRACTIONS WITHIN STATE RESERVES.
HB1028 HD2 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
HB1029 RELATING TO THE ENDANGERED SPECIES RECOVERY COMMITTEE.
HB1041 HD1 RELATING TO HUNTING.
HB1076 RELATING TO TUITION WAIVERS.
HB1086 SD1 RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
HB1091 HD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB1092 HD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB1136 RELATING TO CONSERVATION.
HB1138 RELATING TO ALBIZIA TREES.
HB1152 RELATING TO DRUGS.
HB1153 SD2 RELATING TO VETERANS.
HB1155 RELATING TO ALBIZIA TREES.
HB1161 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1168 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO THE BOATING SPECIAL FUND.
HB1169 RELATING TO LAND USE.
HB1170 HD1 RELATING TO LAND RESOURCES.
HB1171 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
HB1272 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO MOVIE THEATERS.
HB1273 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
HB1394 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO WATER RECLAMATION.
HB1396 RELATING TO MOPEDS.
HB1408 HD3 RELATING TO PRIVATE ROADS.
HB1409 HD1 RELATING TO THE REVIEW OF HISTORIC PRESERVATION PROJECTS.
HB1410 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO THE YOUTH CONSERVATION CORPS.
HB1411 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE THIRTY-SEVENTH REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT.
HB1463 HD1 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
HCR3 STRONGLY OPPOSING THE UNITED STATES ARMY'S PROPOSED FORCE REDUCTION OF SCHOFIELD BARRACKS AND FORT SHAFTER BASES.
HCR40 AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NON-EXCLUSIVE EASEMENT TO KAHALUU POND, INC., FOR THE USE, REPAIR, AND MAINTENANCE OF THE SEAWALL LOCATED AT KAHALUU, KOOLAUPOKO, OAHU, TMK: (1) 4-7-011: SEAWARD OF 001.
HCR41 URGING APPROPRIATE STATE AND COUNTY AGENCIES TO COLLABORATE TO ISSUE MULTI-DESIGNATION SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES TO PERSONS WHO QUALIFY FOR MORE THAN ONE SPECIAL LICENSE PLATE.
HCR53 HD1 REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO CONVENE A CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION TO PROPOSE A CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO OVERTURN THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT'S DECISION IN CITIZENS UNITED V. FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION.
HCR57 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CONDUCT A STUDY CONCERNING THE REGISTRATION AND PERMITTING OF PRIVATELY OWNED RECONSTRUCTED VEHICLES.
HCR58 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS TO SUBMIT A REPORT ON THE STATUS AND NUMBER OF PENDING WORKERS' COMPENSATION CLAIMS MADE BY STATE EMPLOYEES.
HCR60 REQUESTING THE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION TO WORK WITH THE MAJOR UTILITY INDUSTRIES IN THE STATE TO DEVELOP A MECHANISM TO COORDINATE REPAIRS TO DAMAGED UTILITY POLES.
HCR63 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO REVIEW AND REPORT ON THE BENEFITS AND FEASIBILITY OF EXPANDING THE COMPLEX BOUNDARIES OF KAIMUKI HIGH SCHOOL.
HCR65 REQUESTING A STUDY REGARDING THE NEED TO INCREASE THE DOLLAR THRESHOLD THAT DETERMINES WHETHER A SMALL PURCHASE IS EXEMPT FROM SMALL PURCHASE PROCUREMENT PROCEDURES.
HCR66 REQUESTING AN EMPHASIS ON COLLABORATION, OPENNESS, AND STRENGTHENING OF THE LONG TERM RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE STATE AND UNITED STATES NAVY IN ADDRESSING AND RESOLVING ISSUES RELATING TO THE LEAKAGE OF FUEL FROM THE NAVY'S RED HILL UNDERGROUND FUEL STORAGE FACILITY.
HCR67 URGING HAWAII'S CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO SUPPORT THE RECONSIDERATION OF POSTHUMOUSLY AWARDING THE MEDAL OF HONOR TO CAPTAIN ROBERT MALUENDA CALIBOSO.
HCR72 APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A STATE-PROVINCE AFFILIATION BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAII OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE PROVINCE OF BOHOL OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES.
HCR82 HD1 AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A TERM, NONEXCLUSIVE EASEMENT COVERING A PORTION OF STATE SUBMERGED LANDS FRONTING THE PROPERTY IDENTIFIED AS TAX MAP KEY: (1) 3-6-001:017, WAIKIKI, HONOLULU, OAHU.
HCR125 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CONDUCT A STUDY REGARDING THE FEASIBILITY AND COST OF CONSTRUCTING A SMALL COMMERCIAL BOAT HARBOR AND SMALL COMMERCIAL AIRPORT IN SOUTH PUNA.
HCR143 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO PROMPTLY EXAMINE ALL ALLEGED VIOLATIONS IN THE SOLID WASTE RECYCLING INDUSTRY AND TO EQUITABLY ENFORCE PERTINENT LAWS AND RULES.
HCR149 HD1 SD1 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO REVIEW, DEVELOP, AND IMPLEMENT ADMINISTRATIVE RULES AND POLICIES TO FACILITATE AND ENCOURAGE TRADITIONAL HAWAIIAN BURIALS.
HCR181 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A FINANCIAL AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE HONOLULU AUTHORITY FOR RAPID TRANSPORTATION.
HCR199 SUPPORTING THE CONCEPT OF THE RAINBOW STOP PILOT PROJECT TO MAKE VIEWING HAWAII'S RAINBOWS SAFE AND EASY AND PROMOTE HAWAII'S RAINBOWS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD.
HR26 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CONDUCT A STUDY CONCERNING THE REGISTRATION AND PERMITTING OF PRIVATELY OWNED RECONSTRUCTED VEHICLES.
HR28 COMMEMORATING THE THIRTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF HAWAII'S SISTER-STATE RELATIONSHIP WITH THE GUANGDONG PROVINCE.
HR33 REQUESTING A STUDY REGARDING THE NEED TO INCREASE THE DOLLAR THRESHOLD THAT DETERMINES WHETHER A SMALL PURCHASE IS EXEMPT FROM SMALL PURCHASE PROCUREMENT PROCEDURES.
HR38 APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A STATE-PROVINCE AFFILIATION BETWEEN THE STATE OF HAWAII OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND THE PROVINCE OF BOHOL OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES.
HR77 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO CONDUCT A STUDY REGARDING THE FEASIBILITY AND COST OF CONSTRUCTING A SMALL COMMERCIAL BOAT HARBOR AND SMALL COMMERCIAL AIRPORT IN SOUTH PUNA.
HR86 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII SEA GRANT COLLEGE PROGRAM TO CREATE A NORTH SHORE BEACH MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR THE AREA OF THE NORTH SHORE OF OAHU THAT STRETCHES FROM THE KAWAILOA TO WAIALEE AHUPUAA.
HR119 REQUESTING THE AUDITOR TO CONDUCT A FINANCIAL AND MANAGEMENT AUDIT OF THE HONOLULU AUTHORITY FOR RAPID TRANSPORTATION.
HR135 SUPPORTING THE CONCEPT OF THE RAINBOW STOP PILOT PROJECT TO MAKE VIEWING HAWAII'S RAINBOWS SAFE AND EASY AND PROMOTE HAWAII'S RAINBOWS THROUGHOUT THE WORLD.
HR176 CONGRATULATING KAHUKU HIGH SCHOOL WE THE PEOPLE: THE CITIZEN AND THE CONSTITUTION TEAM FOR THEIR ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AND ACHIEVEMENT IN WINNING THE 2015 STATE COMPETITION.
HR179 HONORING THE POLYNESIAN VOYAGING SOCIETY ON THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE LAUNCH OF HOKULE‘A.