31st Legislature, 2022
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Floor session convene time for January 24, 2022:
Senate: 9:30 a.m. | House of Representatives: 12:00 p.m.
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House District 41
Hawaii State Capitol
Room: 333
phone: 808-586-6080
fax: 808-586-6081
replopresti@Capitol.hawaii.gov

Member of the following committees:
District Information
41st House District Map - Ewa, Ewa Beach, Ewa Gentry, Ewa Villages, Hoakalei, Ocean Pointe
Member, Council of State Governments West Health Committee

COMMUNITY SERVICE
• Member, Oahu Metropolitan Planning Organization (2014-2016)
• Vice-Chair, Executive Committee of the Sierra Club's Oahu Group, (2011-2015)
• Treasurer, Ewa Neighborhood Board
• Volunteer, Ewa Beach Weed and Seed, Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii & Honolulu Police Department, Hale Pono Ewa Beach & City and County of Honolulu. 2011.
• President and Board Member, Townhomes at Ka Makana at Hoakalei (2010-Present)

EDUCATION
• Ph.D., Philosophy, University of Hawaii at Manoa
• M.A., Philosophy, University of Toledo
• B.A., History, University of Toledo
• B.A., Philosophy, University of Toledo

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS & FELLOWSHIPS
• 2014-Present Associate Professor of Philosophy and Humanities, Hawaii Pacific University
• 2010-2014 Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Humanities, HPU
• 2008-2010 Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Humanities, HPU
• 2007-2008 Visiting Instructor of Humanities, HPU
• 2004-2005 Pre-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Philosophy, West Virginia University
• 2003 Lecturer of Buddhist Philosophy, Antioch College, Buddhist Studies in India Program (Bodh Gaya, India & London, England)
• 2003 Language Fellow, Advanced Sanskrit Language Program, American Institute of Indian Studies: Deccan College (Pune, India)
• 2003 Infinity Foundation Graduate Fellowship for studies in Indian Philosophy, Infinity Foundation, Inc.
Measures Introduced
 Title
HB2 RELATING TO PAID SICK LEAVE.
HB3 RELATING TO REVENUE GENERATION.
HB4 RELATING TO THE MINIMUM WAGE.
HB5 RELATING TO FAMILY LEAVE.
HB6 RELATING TO GREEN FEES.
HB10 HD1 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
HB35 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
HB46 HD1 RELATING TO WILDLIFE.
HB74 RELATING TO RESTRICTIONS ON AGRICULTURAL USES AND ACTIVITIES.
HB76 RELATING TO COUNTIES.
HB83 RELATING TO INTERNET SERVICES.
HB95 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR NATURAL RESOURCES.
HB97 RELATING TO CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS.
HB98 HD2 RELATING TO AQUATIC RESOURCES.
HB99 RELATING TO THE CLEAN WATER ACT.
HB100 HD1 RELATING TO INSPECTION FEES.
HB102 HD1 RELATING TO SUNSCREENS.
HB114 RELATING TO CESSPOOL CONVERSION.
HB225 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO BULLYING.
HB226 RELATING TO FAIR DIGITAL ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT REPAIR.
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.
HB245 HD1 RELATING TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION.
HB246 RELATING TO COASTAL PROTECTION.
HB291 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB292 RELATING TO TAX AMNESTY.
HB293 RELATING TO POLLING PLACES.
HB295 RELATING TO IMPACT FEES.
HB297 RELATING TO LABOR.
HB327 HD2 RELATING TO GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS.
HB328 HD2 RELATING TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY.
HB330 RELATING TO SUGAR-SWEETENED BEVERAGES.
HB331 HD1 RELATING TO THE STATE PLAN.
HB384 RELATING TO TELEHEALTH.
HB385 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
HB386 RELATING TO CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES.
HB387 RELATING TO EXPLOSION DETECTION TECHNOLOGY.
HB388 RELATING TO PLANNED COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS.
HB389 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION.
HB419 RELATING TO CHILDREN.
HB420 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
HB423 RELATING TO A DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
HB425 HD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.
HB427 RELATING TO RESTORATIVE JUSTICE.
HB428 RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT REFORM.
HB429 RELATING TO HOMESTEAD EXEMPTIONS.
HB430 RELATING TO ELECTION REFORM.
HB432 HD1 RELATING TO THE EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT.
HB437 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB438 RELATING TO EXTERNAL CONTRACTS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
HB440 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB441 RELATING TO TAX HAVEN ABUSE.
HB443 HD1 RELATING TO SCHOOL FOOD PROGRAMS.
HB444 PROPOSING AMENDMENTS TO ARTICLES VIII AND X OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO AUTHORIZE THE LEGISLATURE TO ESTABLISH A SURCHARGE TO INCREASE FUNDING FOR PUBLIC EDUCATION.
HB445 HD1 RELATING TO INCREASING THE ESTATE TAX.
HB446 HD3 SD1 RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES.
HB452 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB460 RELATING TO A CARBON TAX.
HB461 HD1 RELATING TO COFFEE LABELING.
HB462 RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT SECURITY.
HB463 RELATING TO CLIMATE CHANGE.
HB488 RELATING TO INSPECTIONS OF CARE FACILITIES.
HB489 RELATING TO LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE.
HB491 RELATING TO SERVICES FOR KUPUNA.
HB545 HD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT.
HB550 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY.
HB551 HD1 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE I OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO GUARANTEE ALL INDIVIDUALS THE RIGHT TO HAVE A CLEAN AND HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT.
HB554 HD2 RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS.
HB557 HD1 RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
HB581 RELATING TO COMMERCIAL TENANT PROTECTION.
HB595 RELATING TO SEA LEVEL RISE.
HB596 RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS.
HB597 RELATING TO REAL PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS.
HB600 RELATING TO THE MINIMUM WAGE.
HB602 RELATING TO REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES.
HB604 RELATING TO VISION ZERO.
HB608 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
HB610 RELATING TO GARDENS.
HB615 RELATING TO INTERNET ACCESS.
HB616 RELATING TO BROADBAND ACCESS.
HB617 RELATING TO HOTELS.
HB642 RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT.
HB690 HD1 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE X, SECTION 1, OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO REQUIRE THAT THE STATEWIDE PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEM BE THOROUGH AND EFFICIENT.
HB691 RELATING TO CAMPUS SAFETY.
HB692 RELATING TO SEX TRAFFICKING PREVENTION.
HB702 HD2 RELATING TO FARM TO SCHOOL PROCUREMENT.
HB704 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
HB718 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB722 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO HUMAN TRAFFICKING.
HB745 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
HB768 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB769 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB781 RELATING TO STUDENT JOURNALISM.
HB783 RELATING TO THE UNIFORM PROBATE CODE.
HB784 RELATING TO TRESPASS.
HB785 RELATING TO FIREARMS.
HB794 RELATING TO ONLINE ACCOUNT PRIVACY.
HB795 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
HB796 HD2 RELATING TO CORRECTIONAL FACILITY AND COMMUNITY CORRECTIONAL CENTER DEATHS.
HB797 RELATING TO PUBLIC RECORDS.
HB798 RELATING TO GRANTS.
HB801 HD1 RELATING TO MOPEDS.
HB802 RELATING TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES.
HB803 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES.
HB804 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
HB805 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
HB815 RELATING TO EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.
HB816 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB844 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
HB860 HD1 RELATING TO ROOFTOP SOLAR INSTALLATION.
HB861 RELATING TO COMPOSTING.
HB1079 RELATING TO THE MODERNIZATION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE.
HB1083 RELATING TO THE LAW OF THE SPLINTERED PADDLE.
HB1084 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
HB1087 RELATING TO ANIMAL CRUELTY.
HB1088 HD3 SD2 RELATING TO COSMETICS.
HB1095 RELATING TO FERAL CHICKENS.
HB1099 RELATING TO LITTERING.
HB1103 RELATING TO PUBLIC BANKING.
HB1105 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII BOARD OF REGENTS CANDIDATE ADVISORY COUNCIL.
HB1112 RELATING TO THE VENDING FACILITIES PROGRAM.
HB1118 HD2 RELATING TO CAMPAIGN SPENDING.
HB1119 HD2 RELATING TO CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS.
HB1123 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT.
HB1124 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT.
HB1130 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO TRANSIT-ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT.
HB1150 RELATING TO FISHING.
HB1177 RELATING TO TAX CREDITS.
HB1178 RELATING TO TAX CREDITS.
HB1201 RELATING TO ESSENTIAL WAGES FOR ESSENTIAL WORKERS.
HB1205 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE INVESTING.
HB1206 RELATING TO FOOD SECURITY.
HB1215 RELATING TO FEES FOR BIRTH CERTIFICATES.
HB1216 RELATING TO PLANNED COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS.
HB1217 RELATING TO PLANNED COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS.
HB1218 HD1 RELATING TO HOME-BASED BUSINESSES.
HB1219 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE FORTY-FIRST REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT.
HB1221 HD1 RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.
HB1223 HD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB1226 RELATING TO VIOLATION OF PRIVACY.
HB1231 RELATING TO VITAL STATISTICS.
HB1234 RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
HB1246 HD2 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
HB1268 RELATING TO INCOME TAX.
HB1271 RELATING TO THE AGRIBUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
HB1293 RELATING TO REMOTE WORK.
HB1305 RELATING TO WASTE MANAGEMENT.
HB1306 RELATING TO SEXUAL VIOLENCE PREVENTION EDUCATION.
HB1308 HD1 RELATING TO JUNETEENTH DAY.
HB1309 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1319 HD1 RELATING TO CARBON PRICING.
HB1324 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO COMMERCIAL PROPERTY RENT RELIEF.
HB1327 RELATING TO THE YOUTH VAPING EPIDEMIC.
HB1328 RELATING TO ELECTRONIC SMOKING DEVICES.
HB1329 RELATING TO ELECTRONIC SMOKING PRODUCTS.
HB1331 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
HB1347 RELATING TO THE ALOHA STADIUM.
HB1364 RELATING TO HEMP.
HB1365 RELATING TO MARINE LIFE.
HB1384 RELATING TO MEDICAL LOSS RATIOS.
HB1386 RELATING TO ECONOMIC RECOVERY FOR RESTAURANTS.
HB1388 HD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB1390 RELATING TO RENTAL DISCRIMINATION.
HB1418 RELATING TO BROADBAND SERVICE INFRASTRUCTURE.
HB1419 RELATING TO ELECTRONIC INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ACCESSIBILITY.
HB1421 RELATING TO A MEMORIAL.
HB1488 RELATING TO RESIDENCE FOR TUITION PURPOSES.
HB1503 RELATING TO THE MINIMUM WAGE.
HB1504 RELATING TO PAID SICK LEAVE.
HB1506 RELATING TO FAMILY LEAVE.
HB1507 RELATING TO TAX FAIRNESS.
HB1508 RELATING TO REGENERATIVE TOURISM.
HB1509 RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT.
HB1510 RELATING TO TEACHERS.
HB1511 RELATING TO TEACHER COMPENSATION.
HB1512 RELATING TO GREEN FEES.
HB1513 RELATING TO THE LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLD RENTERS TAX CREDIT.
HB1517 RELATING TO COFFEE.
HB1518 RELATING TO ANTS.
HB1519 RELATING TO SUNSCREEN.
HB1520 RELATING TO MOPEDS.
HB1521 RELATING TO ENERGY.
HB1522 RELATING TO CLIMATE MITIGATION.
HB1523 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
HB1527 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE.
HB1530 RELATING TO PESTICIDES.
HB1534 RELATING TO COFFEE LEAF RUST.
HB1535 RELATING TO COFFEE LABELING.
HB1542 RELATING TO LEGISLATIVE ACCESS THROUGH REMOTE TESTIMONY.
HB1545 RELATING TO NOISE POLLUTION.
HB1548 RELATING TO GRADUATE MEDICAL EDUCATION.
HB1549 RELATING TO LOAN REPAYMENT FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS.
HB1550 RELATING TO THE HAWAII MEDICAL EDUCATION SPECIAL FUND.
HB1559 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB1561 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB1562 RELATING TO THE EARLY LEARNING BOARD.
HB1567 RELATING TO CRIMINAL PRETRIAL REFORM.
HB1571 RELATING TO COVID-19 VACCINATION STATUS.
HB1590 RELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX EXEMPTIONS.
HB1591 RELATING TO RECORDING LAW ENFORCEMENT ACTIVITIES.
HB1592 RELATING TO AN INTERSTATE COMPACT TO PHASE OUT CORPORATE WELFARE.
HB1599 RELATING TO SUICIDE COUNSELING SERVICES.
HB1601 RELATING TO ACCESSORY DWELLING UNITS.
HB1602 RELATING TO LAND LIABILITY.
HB1604 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
HB1620 RELATING TO HOSPITALS.
HB1622 RELATING TO THE EMPLOYMENT OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.
HB1632 RELATING TO HIGHWAYS.
HB1634 RELATING TO TELEHEALTH.
HB1635 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE.
HB1636 RELATING TO FEMININE HYGIENE PRODUCTS.
HB1639 RELATING TO A CARBON TAX ON AVIATION FUEL.
HB1640 RELATING TO RECYCLING.
HB1642 RELATING TO POSTCONSUMER RECYCLED CONTENT.
HB1646 RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
HB1653 RELATING TO AQUATIC RESOURCES.
HB1656 RELATING TO TRAILS.
HB1658 RELATING TO THE TRANSFER OF NON-AGRICULTURAL PARK LANDS.
HB1660 RELATING TO LAND.
HB1668 RELATING TO SOIL CLASSIFICATIONS.
HB1669 RELATING TO SEA LEVEL RISE ADAPTATION.
HB1672 RELATING TO SPECIAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS.
HB1674 RELATING TO IN VITRO FERTILIZATION INSURANCE COVERAGE.
HB1675 RELATING TO MEDICAL CARE FOR MINORS.
HB1684 RELATING TO RECYCLING.
HB1688 RELATING TO REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES.
HB1691 RELATING TO COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSES.
HB1697 RELATING TO SEXUAL HEALTH EDUCATION.
HB1698 RELATING TO TOBACCO PRODUCTS.
HB1699 RELATING TO AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS.
HB1700 RELATING TO A SEX TRAFFICKING EMERGENCY SHELTER.
HB1701 RELATING TO SEX TRAFFICKING PREVENTION.
HB1706 RELATING TO SINGLE-USE PLASTICS.
HB1715 RELATING TO UNATTENDED ANIMALS IN MOTOR VEHICLES.
HB1735 RELATING TO EXPUNGEMENT.
HB1736 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB1737 RELATING TO OUT-OF-STATE CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES.
HB1740 RELATING TO TEMPORARY TEACHERS.
HB1747 RELATING TO THE STATE BUILDING CODE COUNCIL.
HB1748 AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
HB1749 RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB1752 RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB1753 RELATING TO THE RENTAL HOUSING REVOLVING FUND.
HB1754 RELATING TO ADULT DENTAL MEDICAID BENEFITS.
HB1755 RELATING TO PLANNED COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS.
HB1756 RELATING TO PLANNED COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS.
HB1757 RELATING TO PLANNED COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS.
HB1758 RELATING TO NURSES.
HB1759 RELATING TO LEGAL SERVICES FOR LOW-INCOME IMMIGRANTS.
HB1760 RELATING TO IMMIGRANT RESOURCE CENTERS.
HB1761 RELATING TO IDENTIFICATION CARDS.
HB1762 RELATING TO LANGUAGE ACCESS.
HB1766 RELATING TO STATE PARKS.
HB1767 RELATING TO REGENERATIVE TOURISM.
HB1768 RELATING TO THE DISPOSITION OF WATER RIGHTS.
HB1769 RELATING TO RAPID OHIA DEATH.
HB1771 RELATING TO THE MINIMUM WAGE.
HB1772 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB1773 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1774 RELATING TO COVERAGE FOR MAMMOGRAPHY.
HB1775 RELATING TO CIVIL RIGHTS.
HB1776 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
HB1777 RELATING TO THE COMMERCIAL SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF CHILDREN.
HB1795 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1796 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB1800 RELATING TO CLIMATE MITIGATION.
HB1801 RELATING TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY.
HB1803 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE I OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII TO RECOGNIZE AND PROTECT THE INHERENT AND INALIENABLE RIGHT OF ALL PEOPLE TO CLEAN WATER AND AIR AND HEALTHY ECOSYSTEMS, INCLUDING CLIMATE, AND TO THE PRESERVATION OF THE NATURAL, CULTURAL, SCENIC, AND HEALTHFUL QUALITIES OF THE ENVIRONMENT.
HB1804 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB1824 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE OFFICE OF THE LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM.
HB1826 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB1837 RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB1841 RELATING TO THE JUDICIARY.
HB1844 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
HB1860 RELATING TO CATALYTIC CONVERTERS.
HB1861 RELATING TO THE RESIDENTIAL LANDLORD-TENANT CODE.
HB1862 RELATING TO EVICTION RECORDS.
HB1863 RELATING TO LANDLORD-TENANT DISPUTES.
HB1864 RELATING TO SCHOOL FOOD PROGRAMS.
HB1865 RELATING TO CHARTER SCHOOLS.
HB1869 RELATING TO VIOLATION OF PRIVACY.
HB1872 RELATING TO SUSTAINABILITY.
HB1882 RELATING TO RANKED CHOICE VOTING.
HB1883 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
HB1884 RELATING TO THE STATEWIDE TRAFFIC CODE.
HB1897 RELATING TO THE SUNSHINE LAW.
HB1898 RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE VALUATION.
HB1899 RELATING TO TOURISM MANAGEMENT.
HB1900 RELATING TO THRILL CRAFT.
HB1901 RELATING TO TWO-STROKE ENGINES.
HB1902 RELATING TO WETLAND PRESERVATION.
HB1903 RELATING TO DATA ABOUT SNORKELS AND MASKS.
HB1904 RELATING TO THE TAXATION OF FRUITS AND VEGETABLES.
HB1907 RELATING TO CANNABIS.
HB1913 RELATING TO CHILD VISITATION.