31st Legislature, 2021
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Senate District 12
Hawaii State Capitol
Room 223
phone: 808-586-6740
fax: 808-586-6829
senmoriwaki@capitol.hawaii.gov
Member of the following committees:
District Information
12th Senatorial District Map - Waikīkī, Ala Moana, Kaka‘ako, McCully, Mō‘ili‘ili
Experience
•  University of Hawai‘i: Co-chair, Hawai‘i Energy Policy Forum; Associate Director, Social Science Public Policy Center; UH Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs; Assistant Director & Associate Researcher, Hawai’i Gerontology Center.
•  Judiciary: Administrative Director of the Courts, chief of staff to the Chief Justice, responsible for administering the Hawai‘i State Judiciary Branch.
•  Governor Waihe‘e's 2nd Cabinet: Director, Department of Human Resources Development; Chair of the Conference of Personnel Directors; and Chair of the State Deferred Compensation Board.
•  Governor Waihe‘e's 1st Cabinet: Deputy Director, Department of Labor and Industrial Relations.
•  State Government: Administrator, Labor Department's Older & Non-English Speaking Service.
•  Law: Associate, Cades Schutte LLP.

Education
•  Kaimuki High School
•  University of Southern California, BA, MA, PhD
•  Loyola Law School, JD
Service/Awards
•  President, Kaka‘ako United, citizens working for quality development in Kaka‘ako.
•  Organizer/co-host “Hawai‘i: The State of Clean Energy” ThinkTech Hawai‘i television show
•  Vice-president, Hawai‘i Technology Institute, helping disadvantaged Native Hawaiians, others
•  Vice-president, One Waterfront Towers Condominium Board
•  Volunteer, Family Promise, Church of the Crossroads helping houseless families
•  Makiki Stream Stewards, organized stream clean up and revival with students from Washington Middle, McKinley High and Ka‘ahumanu Elementary, receiving City's Good Neighborhood Award for "environmental team leadership"
•  Facilitator, Hawai‘i State Senate Working Group on Family Court Legal Interventions, helping children in high conflict divorces, earning Children's Rights Council Award
•  Organizer and co-chair, Good Neighbor Store, Democratic Party program helping over 1000 underprivileged and abused children.
•  "Unsung Hero" Award, Hawai‘i's Thousand Friends
•  UH Robert Clopton Award for Outstanding Community Service
•  National Education Association Ellison Onizuka Memorial Award for work that significantly impacts education for Asians and Pacific Islanders.
•  Hawai‘i State Public Administration Award from the American Society for Public Administration for "innovative management of the Department of Personnel Services”
•  Eugene Rooney Leadership Award from the National Association of State Personnel Executives for "her dynamism and outstanding leadership in human resources development"
Measures Introduced
 Title
SB7 RELATING TO THE HAWAII HOUSING FINANCE AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.
SB62 RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
SB63 RELATING TO ELECTRONIC SMOKING DEVICES.
SB146 RELATING TO THE UNIFORM PROBATE CODE.
SB167 RELATING TO THE STATE PLAN.
SB219 SD2 RELATING TO CRIMES ON AGRICULTURAL LANDS.
SB222 SD1 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES.
SB224 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB225 SD1 RELATING TO INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS.
SB242 SD2 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB243 SD1 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
SB244 SD2 RELATING TO FOOD DONATION.
SB246 SD1 RELATING TO GOVERNMENT.
SB247 SD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC LIBRARIES.
SB248 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
SB249 RELATING TO SINGLE-USE PLASTICS.
SB250 RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.
SB298 RELATING TO INTOXICATING LIQUOR.
SB327 RELATING TO LEAF BLOWERS.
SB328 RELATING TO SERVICE OF PROCESS.
SB329 SD1 RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
SB330 RELATING TO COMPLIANCE REVIEWS.
SB331 RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF ENTERPRISE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES.
SB332 SD1 RELATING TO PREAUDIT PAYMENTS.
SB335 SD1 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB363 RELATING TO TRAILS.
SB488 RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
SB500 RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
SB501 RELATING TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY.
SB504 RELATING TO THE PROTECTION OF SHARKS.
SB517 RELATING TO HEALTHCARE WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT.
SB550 SD1 RELATING TO VOTING.
SB551 SD1 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE II, SECTION 1, OF THE HAWAII STATE CONSTITUTION TO CHANGE THE AGE QUALIFICATION FOR VOTING IN STATE OR LOCAL ELECTIONS.
SB576 SD1 RELATING TO USED MOTOR VEHICLE PARTS.
SB577 SD1 RELATING TO FAMILY COURT.
SB579 SD1 RELATING TO SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST HOUSE OF ALOHA ENTERPRISES LLC.
SB580 RELATING TO BEACHES.
SB696 SD1 RELATING TO THE FESTIVAL OF PACIFIC ARTS.
SB697 SD1 RELATING TO KALAUPAPA MONTH.
SB698 SD1 RELATING TO COMMUNITY MEETINGS.
SB699 RELATING TO THE LAND CONSERVATION FUND.
SB700 SD1 RELATING TO SEARCH AND RESCUE.
SB701 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB753 RELATING TO SEX TRAFFICKING.
SB755 SD1 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
SB759 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE II, SECTION 1 OF THE HAWAII STATE CONSTITUTION TO ALLOW THE LEGISLATURE TO EXPAND THE RIGHT TO VOTE.
SB760 RELATING TO MEDICAL DEVICES.
SB761 RELATING TO MOPEDS.
SB781 RELATING TO LAW ENFORCEMENT.
SB784 SD1 RELATING TO ASSOCIATION GOVERNANCE.
SB785 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB786 RELATING TO REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUSTS.
SB787 SD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB788 SD1 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
SB789 SD1 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
SB790 RELATING TO SAFE NEIGHBORHOODS.
SB791 SD1 RELATING TO VESSELS.
SB792 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION.
SB793 SD1 RELATING TO THE MINIMUM WAGE.
SB794 RELATING TO SPECIAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT.
SB795 SD2 RELATING TO STATE SMALL BOAT HARBOR FEES.
SB796 RELATING TO COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT.
SB797 SD1 RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF ENTERPRISE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES.
SB798 SD2 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES.
SB799 SD1 RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
SB800 RELATING TO THE HAWAII COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.
SB801 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE INVESTING.
SB802 RELATING TO ELECTION REFORM.
SB803 RELATING TO GOVERNMENT DATA MODERNIZATION.
SB826 SD1 RELATING TO SEX OFFENDERS.
SB827 SD2 RELATING TO BREAST CANCER SCREENING.
SB829 SD1 RELATING TO ABUSE OF FAMILY OR HOUSEHOLD MEMBERS.
SB835 RELATING TO INSPECTIONS OF CARE FACILITIES.
SB836 RELATING TO LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE.
SB837 RELATING TO CRIMES AGAINST SENIORS.
SB838 SD1 RELATING TO SERVICES FOR KUPUNA.
SB839 SD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB871 SD1 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB940 RELATING TO OPIOIDS.
SB956 RELATING TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION.
SB1015 SD1 RELATING TO THE COMPTROLLER.
SB1016 SD1 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES.
SB1017 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
SB1018 SD2 RELATING TO EFFECTIVE GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS.
SB1019 RELATING TO BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND HOMELESS SERVICES.
SB1303 RELATING TO PROGRAM AND BUDGET PERFORMANCE REVIEW.
SB1304 SD1 RELATING TO CENTRAL SERVICES.
SB1305 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ACCOUNTING AND GENERAL SERVICES.
SB1306 RELATING TO THE WORKS OF ART SPECIAL FUND.
SB1307 SD1 RELATING TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROJECTS.
SB1323 SD1 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS.
SB1329 SD1 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
SB1351 RELATING TO STATE GOVERNMENT.
SB1353 SD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAII STATE ENERGY OFFICE.
SB1381 SD1 RELATING TO CRIME.
SB1388 SD2 RELATING TO THE LANDLORD-TENANT CODE.
SB1389 RELATING TO DEMENTIA TRAINING.
SB1390 RELATING TO BROADBAND INFRASTRUCTURE.
SB1391 SD1 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
SB1392 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE TWELFTH SENATORIAL DISTRICT.
SB1395 SD1 RELATING TO BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS.
SB1407 RELATING TO THE STATE BUILDING CODE COUNCIL.
SB1417 RELATING TO ECONOMIC RECOVERY FOR RESTAURANTS.
SCR8 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.
SCR9 CONVENING A TASK FORCE TO ADDRESS IMPLEMENTATION OF HAWAII'S STATE LAW COROLLARY TO TITLE IX IN LIGHT OF RECENT CHANGES TO FEDERAL TITLE IX REGULATIONS.
SCR42 AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A LEASE COVERING STATE SUBMERGED LANDS AT PIER 27, IN HONOLULU HARBOR, OAHU, TO ATLANTIS SUBMARINES HAWAII, LLC.
SCR63 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO CREATE A MODEL STATEWIDE SCHOOL POLICY ON STUDENT SUICIDE PREVENTION, INTERVENTION, AND POSTVENTION IN GRADES K-12.
SCR66 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.
SCR67 RECOGNIZING OCTOBER 4 THROUGH OCTOBER 8, 2021, AS DIGITAL INCLUSION WEEK IN THE STATE OF HAWAII.
SCR68 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON WAYS TO CLOSE THE DIGITAL DIVIDE.
SR7 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.
SR8 CONVENING A TASK FORCE TO ADDRESS IMPLEMENTATION OF HAWAII'S STATE LAW COROLLARY TO TITLE IX IN LIGHT OF RECENT CHANGES TO FEDERAL TITLE IX REGULATIONS.
SR45 REQUESTING THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TO CONVENE A WORKING GROUP TO CREATE A MODEL STATEWIDE SCHOOL POLICY ON STUDENT SUICIDE PREVENTION, INTERVENTION, AND POSTVENTION IN GRADES K-12.
SR48 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.
SR49 RECOGNIZING OCTOBER 4 THROUGH OCTOBER 8, 2021, AS DIGITAL INCLUSION WEEK IN THE STATE OF HAWAII.
SR50 REQUESTING THE LEGISLATIVE REFERENCE BUREAU TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON WAYS TO CLOSE THE DIGITAL DIVIDE.