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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Senate District 7
Hawaii State Capitol
Room: 231
phone: 808-587-7225
fax: 808-587-7230
sendecoite@Capitol.hawaii.gov
Leadership: Majority Floor Leader
Member of the following committees:
Legislative Caucus Membership
- Women's Legislative Caucus
- Outdoor Heritage Caucus
- The Hawaiian Caucus
- Aloha Order of Merit Committee

Previous Community Involvement
- Board member, Lokahi Pacific (from 2004-2012 )
- Board Member, Hikiola Cooperative (2008-2011)
- Board Member, Molokai Irrigation Advisory Board (2008-2012)
- Board Member, Molokai Chamber Foundation (2006-2012)
- Board Member, The Molokai Planning Commission from (2006-2009)
- President, Molokai Homestead Farmers Alliance (2006-2015)
- Chairperson, Farm Service Agency (2007-2015)
- Member, Hawaii State Board of Agriculture (2012-2015)
Measures Introduced
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HB34 RELATING TO DRIVER LICENSES.
HB74 RELATING TO RESTRICTIONS ON AGRICULTURAL USES AND ACTIVITIES.
HB82 RELATING TO FAMILY COURT.
HB83 RELATING TO INTERNET SERVICES.
HB112 RELATING TO WASTEWATER SYSTEMS.
HB114 RELATING TO CESSPOOL CONVERSION.
HB124 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
HB229 HD1 RELATING TO UNITED STATES SENATOR DANIEL K. AKAKA DAY.
HB235 RELATING TO SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM INCENTIVES.
HB261 RELATING TO TOW TRUCK PRICING.
HB440 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB456 RELATING TO THE ENVIRONMENT.
HB457 RELATING TO LEGALIZED GAMBLING.
HB473 HD2 RELATING TO TELEHEALTH.
HB483 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB487 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB488 RELATING TO INSPECTIONS OF CARE FACILITIES.
HB489 RELATING TO LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE.
HB491 RELATING TO SERVICES FOR KUPUNA.
HB505 RELATING TO ELECTIONS.
HB521 HD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION FUNDING.
HB522 RELATING TO CORAL.
HB523 RELATING TO PROTECTION OF NATURAL RESOURCES.
HB543 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT.
HB544 HD1 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR A CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECT AT MAUNA KEA ON THE ISLAND OF HAWAII.
HB545 HD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT.
HB547 RELATING TO FEDERAL LANDS.
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.
HB563 RELATING TO SEX OFFENDERS.
HB564 RELATING TO BREAST CANCER SCREENING.
HB565 HD1 RELATING TO DIVORCE.
HB567 HD1 RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT.
HB679 RELATING TO NATIVE HAWAIIAN BENEFICIARIES.
HB745 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
HB754 RELATING TO FEES.
HB755 HD1 RELATING TO THE WORKS OF ART SPECIAL FUND.
HB775 SD1 RELATING TO RENAMING KAHULUI AIRPORT ACCESS ROAD.
HB778 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB779 HD2 RELATING TO PESTICIDES.
HB780 RELATING TO THE AHA MOKU ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
HB786 RELATING TO THE FOOD WASTE RECYCLING.
HB811 RELATING TO INDIVIDUAL SPORTS.
HB820 RELATING TO PUBLIC ACCESS.
HB821 HD2 RELATING TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION.
HB823 HD1 RELATING TO PUBLIC LAND LIABILITY.
HB827 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB828 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL LOANS.
HB829 RELATING TO A FOOD HUB PILOT PROGRAM.
HB830 RELATING TO THE IMPORTANT AGRICULTURAL LAND QUALIFIED AGRICULTURAL COST TAX CREDIT.
HB861 RELATING TO COMPOSTING.
HB865 HD1 RELATING TO THE STATE HISTORIC PRESERVATION DIVISION.
HB1087 RELATING TO ANIMAL CRUELTY.
HB1090 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO CHILD PASSENGER RESTRAINTS.
HB1091 RELATING TO THEFT.
HB1092 HD1 RELATING TO CARBON OFFSETS.
HB1129 RELATING TO WATER CARRIERS.
HB1133 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB1134 RELATING TO PHARMACY AUDITS.
HB1144 HD2 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
HB1150 RELATING TO FISHING.
HB1165 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB1166 RELATING TO GAMBLING.
HB1175 RELATING TO THE COMMUNITY-BASED ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM.
HB1205 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE INVESTING.
HB1222 HD1 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
HB1225 RELATING TO DIGITAL HEALTH RECORDS.
HB1227 RELATING TO NATURAL RESOURCES.
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.
HB1257 RELATING TO THE INVASIVE SPECIES COUNCIL.
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.
HB1312 HD1 RELATING TO INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY.
HB1324 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO COMMERCIAL PROPERTY RENT RELIEF.
HB1325 HD1 RELATING TO THE PROCUREMENT CODE.
HB1326 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
HB1330 RELATING TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION.
HB1342 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE THIRTEENTH REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT.
HB1343 RELATING TO FARM DWELLINGS.
HB1344 HD1 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT.
HB1345 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
HB1346 HD1 RELATING TO FOOD SUSTAINABILITY.
HB1349 HD1 RELATING TO STATEWIDE COMPOSTING.
HB1351 HD1 RELATING TO CONSERVATION MITIGATION BANKS.
HB1353 RELATING TO PUBLIC LANDS.
HB1361 RELATING TO FIRE SAFETY.
HB1365 RELATING TO MARINE LIFE.
HB1373 RELATING TO COASTAL ZONE MANAGEMENT.
HB1375 RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST MAUIGROWN COFFEE, INC.
HB1377 HD1 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO CITATIONS.
HB1378 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
HB1379 RELATING TO OPERATING A VEHICLE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF AN INTOXICANT.
HB1380 RELATING TO EMERGENCY POWERS.
HB1384 RELATING TO MEDICAL LOSS RATIOS.
HB1385 HD1 RELATING TO PROCUREMENT.
SB2018 RELATING TO MINIMUM WAGE.
SB2070 RELATING TO SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS TO ASSIST THE HAWAIIAN LEGACY REFORESTATION INITIATIVE TO RESTORE HAWAII'S FORESTS AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
SB2072 RELATING TO COURT-APPOINTED ATTORNEYS.
SB2080 RELATING TO THE "MADE IN HAWAII" PROGRAM.
SB2138 RELATING TO STATE EMPLOYEES.
SB2139 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS.
SB2143 RELATING TO BOARD MEETINGS.
SB2173 RELATING TO BROADBAND SERVICE INFRASTRUCTURE.
SB2180 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB2181 RELATING TO SCHOOLS.
SB2182 RELATING TO SCHOOL GARDENS.
SB2183 RELATING TO DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS.
SB2184 RELATING TO DIGITAL LEARNING.
SB2185 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
SB2186 RELATING TO PUBLIC SCHOOL LAND TRANSFER.
SB2187 RELATING TO SCHOOL-BASED HEALTH SERVICES.
SB2188 RELATING TO SCHOOLS.
SB2190 RELATING TO TOURISM.
SB2206 RELATING TO SMALL BUSINESS HIRING TAX CREDIT.
SB2273 RELATING TO CANNABIS.
SB2274 RELATING TO THE CENTER FOR NURSING.
SB2275 RELATING TO TRANSPORTATION NETWORK COMPANIES.
SB2276 RELATING TO ACUPUNCTURE.
SB2277 RELATING TO CONTRACTOR PRACTICES.
SB2280 RELATING TO DENTAL ASSISTANTS.
SB2290 RELATING TO MICROBEADS.
SB2291 RELATING TO ELECTRONIC EAVESDROPPING.
SB2297 RELATING TO DISPOSAL OF SOLID WASTE.
SB2303 RELATING TO THE GENERAL EXCISE TAX.
SB2305 RELATING TO THE COMPREHENSIVE OFFENDER REENTRY SYSTEM.
SB2306 RELATING TO CHILDREN AND FAMILY OF INCARCERATED INDIVIDUALS.
SB2307 RELATING TO MEMORIALS.
SB2308 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
SB2327 RELATING TO AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION.
SB2328 RELATING TO NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT.
SB2333 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB2338 RELATING TO HOMESTEAD EXEMPTIONS.
SB2341 RELATING TO EMERGENCY POWERS.
SB2355 RELATING TO WATER.
SB2358 RELATING TO TRANSIENT ACCOMMODATIONS TAX.
SB2359 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII.
SB2368 RELATING TO INFORMAL MEETINGS.
SB2378 RELATING TO THE TAXATION BOARD OF REVIEW.
SB2399 RELATING TO RENTAL DISCRIMINATION.
SB2400 RELATING TO HIGHWAYS.
SB2440 RELATING TO TOBACCO USE DISORDER TREATMENT.
SB2443 RELATING TO PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGERS.
SB2452 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
SB2475 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB2477 RELATING TO BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS.
SB2479 RELATING TO BROADBAND INFRASTRUCTURE.
SB2480 RELATING TO THE WAHIAWA IRRIGATION SYSTEM.
SB2481 RELATING TO YOUTH CRISIS CENTERS.
SB2510 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
SB2511 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB2512 RELATING TO THE SCHOOL FACILITIES AUTHORITY.
SB2513 RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.
SB2522 RELATING TO CATALYTIC CONVERTERS.
SB2532 RELATING TO PRISONS.
SB2535 RELATING TO ENERGY.
SB2541 RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLE VALUATION.
SB2546 RELATING TO MENSTRUAL EQUALITY.
SB2550 RELATING TO FEDERAL IMPACT AID.
SB2552 RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.
SB2554 RELATING TO PLASTIC POLLUTION.
SB2561 RELATING TO A SEX TRAFFICKING EMERGENCY SHELTER.
SB2564 RELATING TO AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAMS.
SB2566 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION.
SB2567 RELATING TO NATIVE HAWAIIAN BENEFICIARIES.
SB2571 RELATING TO GENERAL EXCISE TAX.
SB2591 RELATING TO A MEMORIAL.
SB2593 RELATING TO BURIALS.
SB2598 RELATING TO UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS.
SB2600 RELATING TO UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS.
SB2602 RELATING TO LIMITATIONS ON WORK HOURS FOR NURSES.
SB2604 RELATING TO THE COMMISSION ON WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT.
SB2608 RELATING TO GAMBLING.
SB2609 RELATING TO SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS FOR NONPROFIT CORPORATIONS THAT PROVIDE HEALTH CARE FACILITIES TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC.
SB2610 RELATING TO CESSPOOLS.
SB2611 RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENTS.
SB2612 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY.
SB2613 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
SB2614 RELATING TO FARM DWELLINGS.
SB2615 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF AGRICULTURE.
SB2616 RELATING TO SEARCH AND RESCUE.
SB2617 RELATING TO VEGETATIVE BURNING.
SB2618 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL.
SB2619 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS.
SB2620 RELATING TO AIRLINES.
SB2621 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.
SB2622 RELATING TO BIOFUELS.
SB2623 RELATING TO THE HAWAIIAN HOMES COMMISSION ACT.
SB2624 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB2625 RELATING TO GAME MANAGEMENT.
SB2626 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
SB2627 MAKING AN EMERGENCY APPROPRIATION TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
SB2628 RELATING TO PUBLIC AUCTIONS.
SB2629 RELATING TO PESTICIDES.
SB2630 RELATING TO THE EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
SB2631 RELATING TO EDUCATION FUNDING.
SB2632 RELATING TO TEACHER COMPENSATION.
SB2633 RELATING TO PROTECTION OF STREAMS.
SB2634 RELATING TO HEALTH.
SB2635 RELATING TO COVERAGE FOR MAMMOGRAPHY.
SB2636 RELATING TO CIVIL RIGHTS.
SB2637 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
SB2638 RELATING TO THE COMMERCIAL SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF CHILDREN.
SB2640 RELATING TO INCARCERATED WOMEN.
SB2642 RELATING TO FAMILY.
SB2643 RELATING TO DOMESTIC ABUSE.
SB2644 RELATING TO ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS.
SB2645 RELATING TO ACCESS TO BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES.
SB2649 RELATING TO SEXUAL ABUSE OF MINORS.
SB2663 RELATING TO FILING FEES.
SB2675 RELATING TO SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE.
SB2676 MAKING AN APPROPRIATION FOR THE OFFICE OF THE LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN PROGRAM.
SB2677 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
SB2678 RELATING TO THE HAWAII STATE HEALTH INSURANCE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
SB2686 RELATING TO SAFE NEIGHBORHOODS.
SB2690 RELATING TO THE MODEL STATE RIGHT-TO-REPAIR LAW.
SB2691 RELATING TO REFUNDABLE FOOD/EXCISE TAX CREDIT FOR SENIORS.
SB2700 RELATING TO THE EARLY CHILDHOOD REGISTRY.
SB2752 RELATING TO ABANDONED WELLS.
SB2756 RELATING TO WATER CARRIERS.
SB2757 RELATING TO HISTORIC PRESERVATION.
SB2759 RELATING TO THE DISPOSITION OF WATER RIGHTS.
SB2767 RELATING TO FISH AGGREGATION DEVICES.
SB2770 RELATING TO NATIVE HAWAIIAN REHABILITATION PROGRAMS.
SB2771 RELATING TO RISK AND NEEDS ASSESSMENT FOR FEMALE OFFENDERS.
SB2772 RELATING TO FURLOUGH AND DRUG TREATMENT PROGRAMS.
SB2773 RELATING TO EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS.
SB2774 RELATING TO WOMEN'S COMMUNITY CORRECTIONAL CENTER.
SB2775 RELATING TO RECIDIVISM PREVENTION.
SB2776 RELATING TO PRISON REFORM.
SB2777 RELATING TO SEARCHES OF FEMALE INMATES.
SB2779 RELATING TO AN INTRASTATE MUTUAL AID SYSTEM.
SB2780 RELATING TO THE POWER OF ARREST.
SB2805 RELATING TO SMALL BUSINESS LOANS.
SB2809 RELATING TO CIVIC EDUCATION.
SB2810 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
SB2813 RELATING TO CONVEYANCE TAX.
SB2816 RELATING TO EDUCATION GRANTS.
SB2817 RELATING TO EDUCATION ANNUAL REPORT REQUIREMENTS.
SB2818 RELATING TO SUMMER EDUCATION.
SB2819 RELATING TO TEACHER COMPENSATION.
SB2820 RELATING TO TEACHER COMPENSATION.
SB2821 RELATING TO MENSTRUAL EQUALITY.
SB2822 RELATING TO ASTHMA.
SB2823 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB2824 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
SB2825 RELATING TO HARBORS.
SB2826 RELATING TO EDUCATION.
SB2827 RELATING TO THE EARLY LEARNING BOARD.
SB2828 RELATING TO HUMAN REMAINS.
SB2839 RELATING TO THE GOOD NEIGHBOR HELICOPTER ACT.
SB2853 RELATING TO GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY.
SB2854 RELATING TO ELECTION RESULTS.
SB2855 RELATING TO WAGE AND HOURS OF EMPLOYEES ON PUBLIC WORKS.
SB2857 RELATING TO CHILD WELLNESS.
SB2881 RELATING TO VACANT AND ABANDONED RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY.
SB2882 RELATING TO COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS.
SB2883 RELATING TO MEDICAL FACILITIES.
SB2884 RELATING TO WATER RESOURCE MANAGEMENT FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING DEVELOPMENT.
SB2885 RELATING TO ADVANCING CIVIC ENGAGEMENT.
SB2886 RELATING TO BROADBAND EQUITY.
SB2887 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
SB2888 RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
SB2889 RELATING TO WATER CATCHMENT SYSTEMS.
SB2890 RELATING TO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS.
SB2891 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION.
SB2893 RELATING TO A SCHOOL SUPPLY SUBSIDY PILOT PROGRAM.
SB2894 RELATING TO THE SCHOOL FACILITIES AUTHORITY.
SB2895 RELATING TO METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATIONS.
SB2897 RELATING TO LANGUAGE ACCESS.
SB2900 RELATING TO THE STATE BUILDING CODE COUNCIL.
SB2901 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB2902 RELATING TO RENTAL DISCRIMINATION.
SB2904 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
SB2905 RELATING TO COFFEE LABELING.
SB2906 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB2907 RELATING TO INVASIVE SPECIES.
SB2908 RELATING TO THE PLANT QUARANTINE BRANCH.
SB2909 RELATING TO PLANT QUARANTINE FACILITIES.
SB2910 RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
SB2911 RELATING TO SEA-LEVEL RISE IMPACTS.
SB2912 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
SB2913 RELATING TO ACCESSIBILITY.
SB2915 RELATING TO AMBULANCE SERVICES.
SB2916 RELATING TO EMERGENCY POWERS.
SB2917 RELATING TO FAMILY PLANNING.
SB2919 RELATING TO DISABILITY HEALTH DISPARITY.
SB2921 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB2922 RELATING TO RURAL DISTRICTS.
SB2925 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
SB2926 RELATING TO MARIJUANA.
SB3167 RELATING TO RENTAL HOUSING.
SB3178 RELATING TO WATER RESOURCES FOR DEVELOPMENT OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
SB3179 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
SB3180 RELATING TO HEALTH CARE.
SB3181 RELATING TO AGRICULTURE.
SB3182 RELATING TO A WEALTH ASSET TAX.
SB3247 RELATING TO HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS.
SB3248 RELATING TO AMBULANCES.
SB3249 RELATING TO CLASSROOM SUPPLIES.
SB3250 RELATING TO TAXATION.
SB3251 RELATING TO HUNTING GUIDES.
SB3273 RELATING TO A DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.
SB3288 RELATING TO TELEHEALTH.
SB3289 RELATING TO HAWAII RETIREMENT SAVINGS.
SB3301 RELATING TO HOUSING.
SB3331 RELATING TO STATE SALARIES.
SB3338 RELATING TO THE KALAUPAPA MEMORIAL.
SB3339 RELATING TO COLLECTIVE BARGAINING.
SB3340 RELATING TO THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII MAUI COLLEGE, MOLOKAI EDUCATION CENTER.
SB3341 RELATING TO THE HAWAII BROADBAND AND DIGITAL EQUITY OFFICE.
SB3342 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE SEVENTH SENATORIAL DISTRICT.
SB3359 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HAWAIIAN HOME LANDS.
SB3381 RELATING TO THE STATE BUILDING CODE COUNCIL.
SB3382 RELATING TO PRESCRIPTIONS.