31st Legislature, 2021
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House District 48
Hawaii State Capitol
Room: 315
phone: 808-586-8540
fax: 808-586-8544
repkitagawa@Capitol.hawaii.gov

Member of the following committees:
Education
M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration, University of Hawaii at Manoa
B.S. in Family Resources, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Work Experience
• Office Manager, Office of Representative Aaron Ling Johanson
• Student Services Specialist, UH-Manoa College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources
• Junior Faculty Specialist/Associate Director for Student Involvement and Leadership Development Programs & Coordinator for New Student Programs, UH-Manoa Office of Student Life and Development

Community
• President, Benjamin Parker Elementary School Ohana (PTA)
• Member, Kiwanis Club of Kaneohe
• Member, Koolaupoko Hawaiian Civic Club
• Member, Castle Alumni/Community Association
• Volunteer, Kaneohe Community Family Center
• Previous Volunteer, Cherry Blossom Festival, Honolulu Japanese Junior Chamber of Commerce
Measures Introduced
 Title
HB10 HD1 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
HB32 HD1 RELATING TO ANIMAL FUR PRODUCTS.
HB34 RELATING TO DRIVER LICENSES.
HB46 HD1 RELATING TO WILDLIFE.
HB47 HD1 RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
HB72 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO ELECTRIC FOOT SCOOTERS.
HB73 HD2 SD1 CD1 RELATING TO EMERGENCY WORKERS.
HB74 RELATING TO RESTRICTIONS ON AGRICULTURAL USES AND ACTIVITIES.
HB75 HD1 RELATING TO GRANTS.
HB76 RELATING TO COUNTIES.
HB77 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO LANDS CONTROLLED BY THE STATE.
HB78 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO THE UNDERGROUND CONSTRUCTION OF HIGH-VOLTAGE ELECTRIC TRANSMISSION LINES.
HB79 HD1 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB80 HD1 SD1 CD1 RELATING TO THE LOW-INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDIT.
HB81 RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.
HB95 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR NATURAL RESOURCES.
HB96 HD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL BUILDINGS.
HB97 RELATING TO CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS.
HB98 HD2 RELATING TO AQUATIC RESOURCES.
HB99 RELATING TO THE CLEAN WATER ACT.
HB100 HD1 RELATING TO INSPECTION FEES.
HB112 RELATING TO WASTEWATER SYSTEMS.
HB114 RELATING TO CESSPOOL CONVERSION.
HB138 RELATING TO MEDICAL INFORMED CONSENT.
HB227 HD2 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB228 RELATING TO UNITED STATES SENATOR DANIEL K. INOUYE DAY.
HB229 HD1 RELATING TO UNITED STATES SENATOR DANIEL K. AKAKA DAY.
HB235 RELATING TO SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM INCENTIVES.
HB236 RELATING TO COFFEE PEST CONTROL.
HB243 HD1 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO SEA LEVEL RISE ADAPTATION.
HB244 HD1 SD1 CD1 RELATING TO LAND RECORDATION.
HB245 HD1 RELATING TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION.
HB260 HD1 RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB261 RELATING TO TOW TRUCK PRICING.
HB263 RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR.
HB265 RELATING TO THE LANDLORD-TENANT CODE.
HB292 RELATING TO TAX AMNESTY.
HB293 RELATING TO POLLING PLACES.
HB302 HD1 SD2 RELATING TO ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES.
HB303 RELATING TO ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES.
HB304 RELATING TO DEFERRED DEPOSITS.
HB305 HD1 RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
HB306 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB307 RELATING TO COMMON INTEREST COMMUNITIES.
HB328 HD2 RELATING TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY.
HB331 HD1 RELATING TO THE STATE PLAN.
HB385 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
HB408 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
HB409 RELATING TO ANIMAL CARETAKERS.
HB412 RELATING TO SHARK PROTECTION.
HB414 RELATING TO AQUATIC RESOURCES.
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.
HB443 HD1 RELATING TO SCHOOL FOOD PROGRAMS.
HB446 HD3 SD1 RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES.
HB448 RELATING TO VIOLATION OF PRIVACY.
HB485 HD1 SD1 CD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB488 RELATING TO INSPECTIONS OF CARE FACILITIES.
HB489 RELATING TO LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE.
HB490 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO CRIMES AGAINST SENIORS.
HB491 RELATING TO SERVICES FOR KUPUNA.
HB505 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
HB524 RELATING TO ANIMALS.
HB525 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO TEACHER HOUSING.
HB526 HD1 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
HB527 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LANDS.
HB528 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
HB529 HD1 RELATING TO RESIDENTIAL REAL PROPERTY.
HB531 HD2 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LANDS.
HB538 RELATING TO FARM ANIMALS.
HB546 HD2 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB550 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY.
HB552 HD1 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
HB554 HD2 RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS.
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.
HB567 HD1 RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT.
HB569 HD2 RELATING TO VICTIM-COUNSELOR PRIVILEGE.
HB570 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO SEXUAL ABUSE OF MINORS.
HB571 HD2 RELATING TO CHILDLIKE SEX DOLLS.
HB598 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO TOBACCO PRODUCTS.
HB599 HD1 SD1 CD1 RELATING TO ASSOCIATION GOVERNANCE.
HB601 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO THE TRAFFIC CODE.
HB604 RELATING TO VISION ZERO.
HB606 HD1 SD2 AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
HB608 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
HB609 HD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB610 RELATING TO GARDENS.
HB626 RELATING TO WATER CIRCULATION.
HB627 HD1 RELATING TO SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.
HB628 RELATING TO THE COMPOSITION OF THE STATE COUNCIL ON MENTAL HEALTH.
HB629 RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT.
HB643 HD2 RELATING TO EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.
HB681 HD2 RELATING TO MANAGEMENT OF STATE FUNDS.
HB694 RELATING TO TARO.
HB722 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO HUMAN TRAFFICKING.
HB737 RELATING TO VOTERS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS.
HB738 RELATING TO ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION OF BALLOTS.
HB768 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB769 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB770 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB784 RELATING TO TRESPASS.
HB791 HD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB809 HD2 RELATING TO BROADBAND.
HB811 RELATING TO INDIVIDUAL SPORTS.
HB812 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO TRAUMA-INFORMED EDUCATION.
HB813 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE FORTY-EIGHTH REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT.
HB814 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE FORTY-NINTH REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT.
HB818 HD1 RELATING TO CRIMINAL TRESPASS ONTO STATE LANDS.
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.
HB842 HD1 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS.
HB860 HD1 RELATING TO ROOFTOP SOLAR INSTALLATION.
HB861 RELATING TO COMPOSTING.
HB865 HD1 RELATING TO THE STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION DIVISION.
HB866 RELATING TO MEDICAID BENEFITS.
HB1078 HD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AND BLIND.
HB1090 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO CHILD PASSENGER RESTRAINTS.
HB1091 RELATING TO THEFT.
HB1092 HD1 RELATING TO CARBON OFFSETS.
HB1095 RELATING TO FERAL CHICKENS.
HB1101 RELATING TO THE HAWAII CIVIL RIGHTS COMMISSION.
HB1112 RELATING TO THE VENDING FACILITIES PROGRAM.
HB1118 HD2 RELATING TO CAMPAIGN SPENDING.
HB1119 HD2 RELATING TO CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS.
HB1129 RELATING TO WATER CARRIERS.
HB1130 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO TRANSIT-ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT.
HB1132 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB1136 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
HB1191 HD2 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO BROADBAND SERVICE INFRASTRUCTURE.
HB1220 HD2 RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.
HB1221 HD1 RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.
HB1223 HD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB1232 RELATING TO TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS.
HB1234 RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
HB1235 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
HB1236 RELATING TO THE TRANSITION OF THE OAHU REGIONAL HEALTH CARE SYSTEM FROM THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION INTO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
HB1246 HD2 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
HB1286 HD2 RELATING TO TRAVEL.
HB1293 RELATING TO REMOTE WORK.
HB1306 RELATING TO SEXUAL VIOLENCE PREVENTION EDUCATION.
HB1307 RELATING TO FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY.
HB1308 HD1 RELATING TO JUNETEENTH DAY.
HB1309 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1310 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1322 HD1 SD2 RELATING TO TRAUMA-INFORMED CARE.
HB1325 HD1 RELATING TO THE PROCUREMENT CODE.
HB1326 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
HB1327 RELATING TO THE YOUTH VAPING EPIDEMIC.
HB1328 RELATING TO ELECTRONIC SMOKING DEVICES.
HB1329 RELATING TO ELECTRONIC SMOKING PRODUCTS.
HB1332 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
HB1333 HD1 SD1 CD1 RELATING TO ENERGY.
HB1334 RELATING TO CLIMATE CHANGE MITIGATION.
HB1361 RELATING TO FIRE SAFETY.
HB1376 HD2 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO THE LANDLORD-TENANT CODE.
HB1377 HD1 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO CITATIONS.
HB1378 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
HB1379 RELATING TO OPERATING A VEHICLE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF AN INTOXICANT.
HCR10 URGING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO SUPPORT AND IMPLEMENT AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS TO COMBAT COVID19 LEARNING LOSS.
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.
HCR31 REQUESTING THE DISABILITY AND COMMUNICATION ACCESS BOARD, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE OFFICE OF ENTERPRISE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES, TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP ON ACCESSIBLE GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS.
HCR32 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A PROGRAM TO RECRUIT AND EMPLOY QUALIFIED BLIND PERSONS TO SERVE AS ORIENTATION AND MOBILITY INSTRUCTORS AND IN OTHER POSITIONS AS TEACHERS OF VISUALLY IMPAIRED STUDENTS.
HCR65 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO COORDINATE WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO IMPLEMENT A GRADUATION REQUIREMENT OF AT LEAST A HALF CREDIT IN FINANCIAL LITERACY DURING THE JUNIOR YEAR OR SENIOR YEAR.
HCR70 AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF A LEASE OF CERTAIN SUBMERGED LANDS AT KANEOHE BAY, KANEOHE, OAHU, FOR RECREATIONAL BOAT PIER PURPOSES, BY PUBLIC AUCTION.
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.
HCR81 HD1 SD1 URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS, FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, AND HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO TAKE EVERY ACTION NECESSARY TO ADDRESS RAPIDLY INCREASING SAFETY RISKS AND COMMUNITY DISRUPTION RESULTING FROM INSUFFICIENT REGULATION OF TOUR HELICOPTER AND SMALL AIRCRAFT OPERATIONS THROUGHOUT HAWAII SKIES.
HCR95 URGING HAWAII HELICOPTER COMPANIES TO AVOID CONDUCTING NONEMERGENCY FLIGHTS OVER RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBORHOODS.
HCR96 SD1 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF FACILITY MAINTENANCE OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE UNITED STATES ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS AND DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU, TO IMMEDIATELY AND REGULARLY CLEAN THE DRAINAGE CANALS AND STREAMS IN WAIMANALO, KANEOHE, AND KAILUA AND DEVELOP RECOMMENDED CLEANING SCHEDULES FOR DRAINAGE CANALS AND STREAMS.
HCR121 HD1 REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATIONS WITH LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENT PERSONS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES BEFORE, DURING, AND AFTER EMERGENCIES AND NATURAL DISASTERS.
HCR123 HD1 SD2 REQUESTING THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII SCHOOL OF NURSING AND DENTAL HYGIENE TO CONDUCT AN ANALYSIS OF ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES.
HCR124 HD1 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT AN ANALYSIS OF ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES AND PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS.
HR11 URGING THE BOARD OF EDUCATION AND DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO SUPPORT AND IMPLEMENT AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS TO COMBAT COVID19 LEARNING LOSS.
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.
HR24 REQUESTING THE DISABILITY AND COMMUNICATION ACCESS BOARD, IN COLLABORATION WITH THE OFFICE OF ENTERPRISE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES, TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP ON ACCESSIBLE GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS.
HR25 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT A PROGRAM TO RECRUIT AND EMPLOY QUALIFIED BLIND PERSONS TO SERVE AS ORIENTATION AND MOBILITY INSTRUCTORS AND IN OTHER POSITIONS AS TEACHERS OF VISUALLY IMPAIRED STUDENTS.
HR54 URGING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO COORDINATE WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND CONSUMER AFFAIRS TO IMPLEMENT A GRADUATION REQUIREMENT OF AT LEAST A HALF CREDIT IN FINANCIAL LITERACY DURING THE JUNIOR YEAR OR SENIOR YEAR.
HR59 AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF A LEASE OF CERTAIN SUBMERGED LANDS AT KANEOHE BAY, KANEOHE, OAHU, FOR RECREATIONAL BOAT PIER PURPOSES, BY PUBLIC AUCTION.
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.
HR68 HD1 URGING THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS, FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION, AND HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TO TAKE EVERY ACTION NECESSARY TO ADDRESS RAPIDLY INCREASING SAFETY RISKS AND COMMUNITY DISRUPTION RESULTING FROM INSUFFICIENT REGULATION OF RAPIDLY INCREASING OPERATIONS OF TOUR HELICOPTERS AND SMALL AIRCRAFT THROUGHOUT HAWAII SKIES.
HR80 URGING HAWAII HELICOPTER COMPANIES TO AVOID CONDUCTING NONEMERGENCY FLIGHTS OVER RESIDENTIAL NEIGHBORHOODS.
HR81 HD1 REQUESTING THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE UNITED STATES ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, TO DEVELOP A COMPREHENSIVE PLAN TO REGULARLY DRAIN AND CLEAR STREAMS AND CANALS THAT FLOW IN RESIDENTIAL AREAS IN WAIAHOLE, HALEIWA, WAIALUA, KANEOHE, AND OTHER KOOLAULOA COMMUNITIES.
HR97 HD1 REQUESTING THE GOVERNOR TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO DEVELOP RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATIONS WITH LIMITED ENGLISH PROFICIENT PERSONS AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES BEFORE, DURING, AND AFTER EMERGENCIES AND NATURAL DISASTERS.
HR99 HD1 REQUESTING THE CONVENING OF A WORKING GROUP TO DETERMINE THE GAPS IN ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE AND THE POTENTIAL ROLE ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES MAY PLAY IN ADDRESSING THESE GAPS.
HR100 HD1 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT AN ANALYSIS OF ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES AND PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS.