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 37
Hawaii State Capitol
Room: 420
phone: 808-586-6150
fax: 808-586-6151
repyamane@Capitol.hawaii.gov
LEGISLATIVE EXPERIENCE
• Chair, House Health, Human Service, and Homelessness Committee (2021-Present)
• Chair, House Water, Land, and Hawaiian Affairs Committee (2019-2020)
• Chair, House Water and Land Committee (2015-2018)
• Chair, Oahu Metropolitan Planning Organization (2016-2018)
• Chair, House Transportation Committee (2013-2015)
• Vice Chair, House Consumer Protection & Commerce Committee (2011-2012)
• Chair, House Health Committee (2009-2012)
• Vice Chair, Hawai'i 2050 Sustainability Task Force (2008-2010)
• Legislator in Residence, University of Hawaii-Manoa (2008)
• Chair, House Tourism Committee (2007-2008)
• Vice Chair, House Legislative Management Committee (2005-2007)

EDUCATION
• Stanford University, Public-Private Partnerships for the Water Sector Executive Education, 2015
• Stanford University, Advanced Leadership Program for Asian-American Executives, 2015
• INSEAD, Innovators for Community Wellness Program, 2014
• INSEAD, Leading Successful Change Program, 2013
• Harvard University, National Preparedness Leadership Initiative Executive Program, 2011
• Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management Executive Program, 2011
• Griffith Insurance Education Foundation, Risk Management and Insurance studies, 2011
• US Army War College, Strategy Implementation Seminar, 2011
• University of California-Los Angeles, Health Care Executive Program, 2010
• University of Virginia, Emerging Political Leaders Program, 2010
• US Army War College, National Security Seminar, 2007
• University of Hawaii-Manoa, Masters of Business Administration (MBA), 2002
• University of Hawaii-Manoa, Masters of Social Work (MSW), 1996
• University of Hawaii-Manoa, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (BA), 1992
• Saint Louis High School

PROFESSIONAL
• Instructor in Business and Health Education, Hawaii Pacific University, 2008-Present
• Instructor in Social Work, Honolulu Community College, 2010-2014
• Lecturer in Family Resources, Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Apprentice Program, 2009-2014
• Social Worker, Queens Medical Center, 2008-2014
• Clinical Director, Ho'okupono Program for Adolescent Treatment, 1998-2006
• Social Worker & Mental Health Specialist, Hawaii Department of Health, Queen's Medical Center, Child and Family Services, and Hale Kipa Inc., 1991-1998

COMMUNITY
• American Red Cross Volunteer
• FEMA Community Volunteer
• Civil Air Patrol Volunteer, Rank: Major
• Medical Reserves Corp Volunteer
• Hawaii Police Department Volunteer
• Hawaii Interagency Climate Adaptation Committee Member
• Hawaii 2050 Sustainability Task Force Member
• Hawaii Workforce Development Council Member
• Waipahu High School Academy of Natural Resources Advisory Board Member
• Leeward Lion's Club Member
• Waipahu Neighborhood Board Member, 1999-2004
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
• September 2019 United Nations Institute for Training and Research Workshop on Negotiation Skills and Techniques
• October 2019 Humanitarian Assistance Response Training Certification
• 2016 Legislator of the Year - Hawaii Farm Bureau
• 2015 Advocate of the Year - BIA-Hawaii
• 2014 Legislative Advocacy Award - Hawaii Academy of Family Physicians
• 2014 Legislative Advocacy Award - Hawaii Civil Air Patrol
• 2012 State Representative of the Year Award - Healthcare Assn. of Hawaii
• 2012 Legislator of the Year Award - Hawaii Medical Association
• 2012 Distinguished Service Award - Hawaii Dietetic Association
• 2011 State Representative of the Year Award - Healthcare Assn. of Hawaii
• 2011 Legislator of the Year Award - Hawaii Psychiatric Medical Assn.
• 2010 Legislative Recognition Award - Honolulu Fire Department
• 2010 Legislator of the Year Award - Hawaii Dental Association
• 2009 Legislator of the Year Award - Hawaii Medical Association
• 2009 Legislative Appreciation Award - UH School of Nursing
Measures Introduced
 Title
HB215 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
HB216 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
HB217 RELATING TO HUMAN SERVICES.
HB218 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB219 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB220 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB221 HD1 RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
HB222 RELATING TO CONDOMINIUMS.
HB223 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO MASSAGE THERAPISTS.
HB224 HD1 SD2 CD1 RELATING TO THE STATE HEALTH PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY.
HB302 HD1 SD2 RELATING TO ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES.
HB303 RELATING TO ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES.
HB304 RELATING TO DEFERRED DEPOSITS.
HB308 HD1 RELATING TO GRANTS FOR HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
HB309 HD2 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB310 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB312 RELATING TO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE THIRTY-SEVENTH REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT.
HB314 HD1 RELATING TO MANDATORY REPORTING.
HB432 HD1 RELATING TO THE EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT.
HB472 HD1 RELATING TO TELEHEALTH.
HB473 HD2 RELATING TO TELEHEALTH.
HB474 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO THE HOSPITAL SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM.
HB475 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB476 HD3 SD1 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB477 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO CANNABIS.
HB478 RELATING TO MEDICAL CARE FOR MINORS.
HB479 RELATING TO PUBLIC ASSISTANCE.
HB480 RELATING TO THE CHILD PROTECTIVE ACT.
HB482 RELATING TO CANNABIS FOR MEDICAL USE.
HB488 RELATING TO INSPECTIONS OF CARE FACILITIES.
HB489 RELATING TO LONG-TERM CARE INSURANCE.
HB497 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO COUNTY ZONING ORDINANCES.
HB506 RELATING TO OUTDOOR ADVERTISING.
HB508 HD1 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
HB539 HD2 RELATING TO THREAT ASSESSMENT.
HB540 HD2 RELATING TO LIABILITY.
HB542 HD1 RELATING TO THE UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT.
HB563 RELATING TO SEX OFFENDERS.
HB570 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO SEXUAL ABUSE OF MINORS.
HB608 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
HB610 RELATING TO GARDENS.
HB627 HD1 RELATING TO SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES.
HB718 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB722 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO HUMAN TRAFFICKING.
HB727 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB728 HD1 RELATING TO STATEWIDE HEALTH PLANNING.
HB729 HD1 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB730 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
HB731 RELATING TO PUBLIC HEALTH.
HB778 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB820 RELATING TO PUBLIC ACCESS.
HB826 HD2 SD2 RELATING TO ELECTRONIC SMOKING DEVICES.
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.
HB1088 HD3 SD2 RELATING TO COSMETICS.
HB1090 HD1 SD1 RELATING TO CHILD PASSENGER RESTRAINTS.
HB1091 RELATING TO THEFT.
HB1092 HD1 RELATING TO CARBON OFFSETS.
HB1106 HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1136 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
HB1138 RELATING TO ABUSE.
HB1243 HD1 RELATING TO HEMP.
HB1246 HD2 RELATING TO FIREWORKS.
HB1282 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO THE TRANSITION OF THE OAHU REGIONAL HEALTH CARE SYSTEM FROM THE HAWAII HEALTH SYSTEMS CORPORATION INTO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
HB1286 HD2 RELATING TO TRAVEL.
HB1324 HD2 SD1 RELATING TO COMMERCIAL PROPERTY RENT RELIEF.
HB1406 RELATING TO IMPROVING ACCESS TO PSYCHIATRIC CARE FOR MEDICAID PATIENTS.
HB1407 RELATING TO THE GENERAL EXCISE TAX.
HB1408 RELATING TO UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS.
HB1415 RELATING TO THREAT ASSESSMENT.
HB1549 RELATING TO LOAN REPAYMENT FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS.
HB1553 RELATING TO THE OFFICE OF HEALTH CARE ASSURANCE SPECIAL FUND.
HB1554 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB1555 RELATING TO MEDICAID.
HB1556 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB1557 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB1575 RELATING TO PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS.
HB1576 RELATING TO THE HAWAII STATE LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANSGENDER, QUEER, PLUS COMMISSION.
HB1577 RELATING TO THE KAHO‘OLAWE ISLAND RESERVE COMMISSION.
HB1578 RELATING TO CANNABIS.
HB1579 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
HB1580 RELATING TO CRIMINAL PROCEDURE.
HB1582 RELATING TO CHILD CARE.
HB1594 RELATING TO THE CENTER FOR NURSING.
HB1660 RELATING TO LAND.
HB1661 RELATING TO TAXATION.
HB1662 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB1663 RELATING TO PURCHASES OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES UNDER CHAPTER 103F, HAWAII REVISED STATUTES.
HB1664 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
HB1665 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1666 RELATING TO MENTAL HEALTH.
HB1667 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1686 RELATING TO DIGITAL IDENTIFICATION.
HB1690 RELATING TO CHILD PASSENGER RESTRAINT SYSTEMS.
HB1691 RELATING TO COMMERCIAL DRIVER'S LICENSES.
HB1693 RELATING TO DRIVER'S LICENSES.
HB1743 RELATING TO POOLS.
HB1744 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB1745 APPROPRIATING FUNDS TO SUPPORT HAWAII'S FOOD BANKS.
HB1746 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1748 AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
HB1749 RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB1750 RELATING TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING.
HB1752 RELATING TO HOUSING.
HB1753 RELATING TO THE RENTAL HOUSING REVOLVING FUND.
HB1754 RELATING TO ADULT DENTAL MEDICAID BENEFITS.
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.
HB1774 RELATING TO COVERAGE FOR MAMMOGRAPHY.
HB1775 RELATING TO CIVIL RIGHTS.
HB1776 RELATING TO PUBLIC SAFETY.
HB1794 RELATING TO OPIOIDS.
HB1795 RELATING TO HEALTH.
HB1796 RELATING TO HOMELESSNESS.
HB1797 RELATING TO HOMELESS SERVICES.
HB1798 RELATING TO SPECIAL PURPOSE REVENUE BONDS FOR ASSISTING NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATIONS THAT PROVIDE HEALTH CARE FACILITIES TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC.
HB1799 RELATING TO ASTHMA.
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.
HB1892 RELATING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
HB1893 RELATING TO THE OAHU REGIONAL HEALTH CARE SYSTEM.
HB1894 RELATING TO HUMAN REMAINS.