31st Legislature, 2022
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Floor session convene time for January 28, 2022:
Senate: 11:30 a.m. | House of Representatives: 12:00 p.m.
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House District 21
Hawaii State Capitol
Room: 421
phone: 808-586-8515
fax: 808-586-8519
repnishimoto@Capitol.hawaii.gov
District Information
21 - Kapahulu, McCully, Moiliili
LEGISLATIVE EXPERIENCE
• Chair, House Judiciary Committee
• Vice Chair, House Finance Committee
• Chair, House Higher Education Committee
• Chair, House Legislative Management Committee
• Chair, Subcommittee on Grant-in-Aid

BOARDS & COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS
• Moiliili Community Center Board of Directors (Member)
• Kapahulu-Moiliili Lions Club (Member)
• Diamond Head Lions Club (Member)
• UH College of Arts & Sciences Alumni Association (Board Member)
• Diamond Head Theatre (Community Advisory Board Member)
• Asian Pacific American Institute of Congressional Studies (APAICS) (Board of Directors Member)
• U.S. Japan Council (Council Leader)
• Reforming States Group of the Milbank Memorial Foundation (Steering Committee Member)
SELECTED HONORS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
• 2019: Legislator of the Year (Friends of the Library of Hawaii)
• 2018: Legislators of the Year (Healthcare Association of Hawaii)
• 2016: Dean's Alumnus of the Year (UH William S. Richardson School of Law)
• 2013: Trailblazer Award (Asian Pacific American Institute of Congressional Studies)
• 2012: Patrick Henry Award (National Guard Association of the United States)
• 2005: Selectee (American Swiss Foundation Young Leaders Conference)
• 2004: Selectee (APAICS Leadership Academy)
• 2003: Japanese American Leadership Delegation
• 1996: Student Body President (University of Hawaii at Manoa)
Measures Introduced
 Title
HB35 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
HB103 HD1 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO EMERGENCY POWERS.
HB104 HD1 RELATING TO POOLS.
HB105 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
HB228 RELATING TO UNITED STATES SENATOR DANIEL K. INOUYE DAY.
HB229 HD1 RELATING TO UNITED STATES SENATOR DANIEL K. AKAKA DAY.
HB305 HD1 RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
HB415 RELATING TO MOBILE DEVICES.
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.
HB448 RELATING TO VIOLATION OF PRIVACY.
HB473 HD2 RELATING TO TELEHEALTH.
HB474 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO THE HOSPITAL SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
HB487 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB488 RELATING TO INSPECTIONS OF CARE FACILITIES.
HB491 RELATING TO SERVICES FOR KUPUNA.
HB528 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
HB563 RELATING TO SEX OFFENDERS.
HB564 RELATING TO BREAST CANCER SCREENING.
HB565 HD1 RELATING TO DIVORCE.
HB626 RELATING TO WATER CIRCULATION.
HB643 HD2 RELATING TO EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.
HB659 RELATING TO PROPERTY FORFEITURE.
HB686 HD2 RELATING TO CRITICAL ELECTRICAL INFRASTRUCTURE.
HB718 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB719 RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES.
HB720 RELATING TO SHOPPING CARTS.
HB721 RELATED TO EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.
HB811 RELATING TO INDIVIDUAL SPORTS.
HB815 RELATING TO EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.
HB832 RELATING TO ROADS.
HB833 RELATING TO COMMISSIONED VOLUNTEER ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS.
HB835 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO THE NATIONAL GUARD YOUTH CHALLENGE ACADEMY.
HB836 RELATING TO INCOME TAX CREDITS.
HB1136 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
HB1138 RELATING TO ABUSE.
HB1246 HD2 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
HB1279 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE TWENTY-FIRST REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT.
HB1280 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO THE NATURAL ENERGY LABORATORY OF HAWAII AUTHORITY.
HB1404 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
HB1405 RELATING TO RIGHT TO REPAIR.
HB1416 RELATING TO EMERGENCY POWERS.
HB1417 PROPOSING AN AMENDMENT TO ARTICLE V, SECTION 2, OF THE HAWAII STATE CONSTITUTION TO REQUIRE THE GUBERNATORIAL NOMINEE OF EACH POLITICAL PARTY TO SELECT THE PARTY'S LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR NOMINEE.
HB1418 RELATING TO BROADBAND SERVICE INFRASTRUCTURE.
HB1420 PROPOSING TO AMEND SECTIONS OF ARTICLE V OF THE HAWAII STATE CONSTITUTION.
HB1421 RELATING TO A MEMORIAL.
HB1486 RELATING TO THEFT.
HB1487 RELATING TO THE HAWAII TOURISM AUTHORITY.
HB1510 RELATING TO TEACHERS.
HB1511 RELATING TO TEACHER COMPENSATION.
HB1513 RELATING TO THE LOW-INCOME HOUSEHOLD RENTERS TAX CREDIT.
HB1514 RELATING TO BIRDS.
HB1515 RELATING TO AIRCRAFT.
HB1516 RELATING TO REGULATION.
HB1517 RELATING TO COFFEE.
HB1518 RELATING TO ANTS.
HB1520 RELATING TO MOPEDS.
HB1544 RELATING TO GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY.
HB1545 RELATING TO NOISE POLLUTION.
HB1546 RELATING TO AIR 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.
HB1560 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
HB1561 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB1562 RELATING TO THE EARLY LEARNING BOARD.
HB1569 RELATING TO THE REFUNDABLE FOOD/EXCISE TAX CREDIT.
HB1570 RELATING TO THE YOUTH VAPING EPIDEMIC.
HB1571 RELATING TO COVID-19 VACCINATION STATUS.
HB1573 RELATING TO POLICING.
HB1574 RELATING TO CONTRACTORS.
HB1598 RELATING TO VETERINARY MEDICINE.
HB1599 RELATING TO SUICIDE COUNSELING SERVICES.
HB1601 RELATING TO ACCESSORY DWELLING UNITS.
HB1603 RELATING TO CRIMINAL PENALTIES.
HB1604 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
HB1610 RELATING TO THE SPAYING AND NEUTERING OF ANIMALS.
HB1611 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
HB1612 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
HB1613 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
HB1634 RELATING TO TELEHEALTH.
HB1635 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE.
HB1636 RELATING TO FEMININE HYGIENE PRODUCTS.
HB1640 RELATING TO RECYCLING.
HB1644 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
HB1646 RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
HB1647 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
HB1653 RELATING TO AQUATIC RESOURCES.
HB1656 RELATING TO TRAILS.
HB1659 RELATING TO LAND LEASES.
HB1660 RELATING TO LAND.
HB1665 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1666 RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH.
HB1667 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1683 RELATING TO CIVIC EDUCATION.
HB1699 RELATING TO AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS.
HB1714 RELATING TO TWO-LINED SPITTLEBUGS.
HB1730 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION TO THE HAWAII HEALTHY AGING PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM.
HB1731 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII PROMISE PROGRAM.
HB1735 RELATING TO EXPUNGEMENT.
HB1736 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB1740 RELATING TO TEMPORARY TEACHERS.
HB1745 APPROPRIATING FUNDS TO SUPPORT HAWAII'S FOOD BANKS.
HB1747 RELATING TO THE STATE BUILDING CODE COUNCIL.
HB1748 AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
HB1749 RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB1750 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
HB1754 RELATING TO ADULT DENTAL MEDICAID BENEFITS.
HB1769 RELATING TO RAPID OHIA DEATH.
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.
HB1779 RELATING TO INCARCERATED WOMEN.
HB1780 RELATING TO THE JUDICIARY.
HB1784 RELATING TO BUILDING INSPECTIONS.
HB1796 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB1801 RELATING TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY.
HB1802 RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
HB1805 RELATING TO CESSPOOLS.
HB1814 RELATING TO FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDERS.
HB1821 RELATING TO ENERGY.
HB1823 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1824 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE OFFICE OF THE LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM.
HB1825 RELATING TO THE HAWAII STATE HEALTH INSURANCE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
HB1826 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB1835 RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB1844 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
HB1860 RELATING TO CATALYTIC CONVERTERS.
HB1864 RELATING TO SCHOOL FOOD PROGRAMS.
HB1872 RELATING TO SUSTAINABILITY.
HB1884 RELATING TO THE STATEWIDE TRAFFIC CODE.
HB1885 RELATING TO GOVERNMENT DATA.
HB1888 RELATING TO ELECTIONEERING COMMUNICATIONS.
HB1916 RELATING TO VICTIM RESTITUTION.
HB1923 RELATING TO THE CREATIVE WORKFORCE.
HB1925 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB1939 RELATING TO EARLY LEARNING.
HB1940 RELATING TO EARLY EDUCATION.
HB1942 RELATING TO STUDENT TRANSPORTATION.
HB1945 RELATING TO THE NEIGHBOR ISLANDS BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED SERVICE PILOT PROGRAM.
HB1953 RELATING TO CONCESSIONS.
HB1963 RELATING TO NOISE POLLUTION.
HB1964 RELATED TO SUMMARY POSSESSION.
HB1965 RELATING TO PROPERTY FORFEITURE.
HB1970 RELATING TO WELLNESS.
HB1980 RELATING TO TELEPHONIC SERVICES.
HB1983 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM.
HB1989 RELATING TO THE HAWAII YOUTH CONSERVATION CORPS.
HB1990 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB1991 RELATING TO CONSUMER PROTECTION.
HB1995 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS.
HB2001 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE TWENTY-FIRST REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT.
HB2002 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB2003 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB2014 RELATING TO SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL.
HB2016 RELATING TO THE SAND ISLAND STATE RECREATION AREA.
HB2019 RELATING TO BONDS.
HB2020 RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB2021 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB2023 RELATING TO TRANSIT-ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT.
HB2030 RELATING TO THE RED HILL STORAGE TANKS.
HB2031 RELATING TO UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS.
HB2055 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
HB2056 RELATING TO THE BERNICE PAUAHI BISHOP MUSEUM.
HB2058 RELATING TO THE WAIANAE COAST COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH CENTER EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT.
HB2059 RELATING TO FLOOD MITIGATION.
HB2193 RELATING TO THE EARLY CHILDHOOD REGISTRY.
HB2195 RELATING TO CESSPOOLS.
HB2196 RELATING TO STREAM MAINTENANCE.
HB2199 RELATING TO FISHPONDS.
HB2200 RELATING TO BIOSECURITY.
HB2201 RELATING TO NOISE.
HB2207 RELATING TO FERAL PIGS.
HB2209 RELATING TO DOMESTIC ABUSE.
HB2212 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING AND HOMEOWNERSHIP INCENTIVES.
HB2213 RELATING TO MAIL THEFT.
HB2214 RELATING TO THE SOCIAL WORKERS FOR PUBLIC SAFETY PILOT PROGRAM FOR IMPAIRED OFFENDERS.
HB2215 RELATING TO TAX CREDIT FOR ON-SITE EARLY CHILDHOOD FACILITIES.
HB2216 RELATING TO DEPENDENT CARE FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNTS.
HB2231 RELATING TO STATE DEPARTMENTS.
HB2233 RELATING TO TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES.
HB2250 RELATING TO GARDENS.
HB2251 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB2253 RELATING TO INTERNATIONAL SISTER-STATE RELATIONS.
HB2257 RELATING TO REENTRY PLANNING CIRCLES.
HB2258 RELATING TO CORRECTIONS.
HB2259 RELATING TO ASSISTANCE FOR PERSONS COMPLETING A TERM OF IMPRISONMENT.
HB2270 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
HB2272 RELATING TO CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATIONS.
HB2273 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
HB2275 RELATING TO FIREWORKS INFRACTIONS.
HB2277 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB2278 RELATING TO ENERGY.
HB2284 RELATING TO EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION OF GROW OUR OWN RESOURCES FOR HAWAIIAN IMMERSION TEACHERS.
HB2285 RELATING TO HEMP.
HB2289 RELATING TO DISABILITY AWARENESS.
HB2293 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB2306 RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
HB2307 RELATING TO FOOD SAFETY.
HB2309 RELATING TO INCARCERATION.
HB2310 RELATING TO RECIDIVISM PREVENTION.
HB2311 RELATING TO NATIVE HAWAIIAN REHABILITATION PROGRAMS.
HB2312 RELATING TO PRISON REFORM.
HB2316 RELATING TO THE RED HILL BULK FUEL STORAGE FACILITY DEFUELING COMMISSION.
HB2346 RELATING TO THE STATE FOUNDATION ON CULTURE AND THE ARTS.
HB2347 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE STATE ARCHIVES.
HB2349 RELATING TO THE HAWAII PUBLIC PROCUREMENT CODE.
HB2353 RELATING TO CHILD SUPPORT.
HB2388 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENTS.
HB2389 RELATING TO TAXES.
HB2394 RELATING TO MEDICAID PATIENT CARE.
HB2401 RELATING TO QUALITY SCHOOLS.
HB2402 RELATING TO ASSISTANCE FOR NEW BUSINESSES.
HB2405 RELATING TO INSURANCE.
HB2406 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB2412 RELATING TO TOURISM.
HB2413 RELATING TO STATE PARKS.
HB2414 RELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX EXEMPTIONS.
HB2416 RELATING TO CAMPAIGN SPENDING.
HB2421 RELATING TO WOMEN'S COURT.
HB2422 RELATING TO SENTENCING.
HB2427 RELATING TO SPORTS.
HB2429 RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF HEALTH EQUITY.
HB2431 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEMS.
HB2433 RELATING TO PUBLIC LAND TRUST REVENUES.
HB2435 RELATING TO SEARCHES OF FEMALE INMATES.
HB2444 RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB2445 RELATING TO VOLUNTEER MONTH.
HB2462 RELATING TO VITAL STATISTICS.
HB2463 RELATING TO THE RIGHT TO EXIT THE SEX TRADE.
HB2466 RELATING TO TARO.
HB2467 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT.
HB2471 RELATING TO THE ADEQUATE RESERVE FUND.
HB2502 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
HB2510 RELATING TO INCOME.
HB2511 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS.
HB2512 RELATING TO OHANA ZONES.
HB2513 RELATING TO THE RENTAL HOUSING REVOLVING FUND.
HB2514 RELATING TO UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS.
HB2515 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
HCR6 REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES NAVY TO PREPARE A PLAN TO DECOMMISSION THE RED HILL BULK FUEL STORAGE FACILITY, STORE ITS FUEL IN A MANNER COMPLIANT WITH STATE LAW, ESTABLISH A NEW WATER TREATMENT FACILITY, PAY FOR ALL COSTS TO THE STATE, AND COMPLY WITH ALL FUTURE REMEDIATION EFFORTS.
HR2 REQUESTING THE UNITED STATES NAVY TO PREPARE A PLAN TO DECOMMISSION THE RED HILL BULK FUEL STORAGE FACILITY, STORE ITS FUEL IN A MANNER COMPLIANT WITH STATE LAW, ESTABLISH A NEW WATER TREATMENT FACILITY, PAY FOR ALL COSTS TO THE STATE, AND COMPLY WITH ALL FUTURE REMEDIATION EFFORTS.