Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Hawai'i Free Press

Current Articles | Archives

Thursday, January 1, 2015
House Republican Caucus announces new leadership for 2015
By News Release @ 12:59 AM :: 5379 Views :: Republican Party

House Republican Caucus announces new leadership for 2015

News Release from House Republican Caucus, December 31, 2014

HONOLULU – Today, the House Republican Caucus announced the election of Rep. Beth Fukumoto Chang as House Minority Leader and Rep. Andria Tupola as House Minority Floor Leader.

"Our caucus worked through a lot of disagreements and differences of opinion in the last few weeks, and that dialogue is important for any organization. I'm glad that we'll be able to start off the year with a caucus that's organized and prepared to be strong advocates for the people of Hawai`i. As the new leader of the House Republican Caucus, I look forward to working to unify our diverse and passionate team, continuing to work through our differences and moving us closer to our goal of creating a true two-party system where every resident of our state has a voice in their state Legislature," said Fukumoto Chang.

“I believe that as you move outside your comfort zone, what was once unknown and frightening becomes your new normal.  I’m always trying to make choices that keep me out of my comfort zone because as long as you’re uncomfortable, it means your growing.  I’m honored that my caucus would trust me as floor leader and know that I will grow and refine my leadership ability.  I’m excited to bring fresh perspective and work hard.  Throughout history, small unified nations have made huge differences in the world.  I’m excited to build unity within our group and know that we can make a positive difference in Hawaii,” said Tupola.

---30---

Rep. Beth Fukumoto Chang (31) represents House District 36 which includes Mililani and Mililani Mauka. Fukumoto Chang previously served the Legislature as the House Minority Floor Leader and Director of Research. The Daily Beast, a popular political blog, listed Beth as one of "Nine Women Remaking the Right.Beth was also named as one of the Washington Post's "The Fix's 40 under 40" rising political stars.

Rep. Andria Tupola (34) represents House District 43 which includes Ewa, Kalaeloa, Honokai Hale, Nanakuli, and Maili. Tupola is a newly elected legislator, former Music Professor at Leeward Community College, and PhD student at UH Manoa.

Coverage: 

Links

TEXT "follow HawaiiFreePress" to 40404

Register to Vote

2aHawaii

808 Silent Majority

ACA Signups Hawaii

Alliance Defending Freedom

Aloha Pregnancy Care Center

American Council of Trustees and Alumni

AntiPlanner

Antonio Gramsci Reading List

A Place for Women in Waipio

Astronomy Hawaii

Back da Blue Hawaii

Ballotpedia Hawaii

Better Hawaii

Broken Trust

Build More Hawaiian Homes Working Group

ChinaTownWatch.com

Christian Homeschoolers of Hawaii

Cliff Slater's Second Opinion

DVids Hawaii

FIRE

Fix Oahu!

Frontline: The Fixers

Genetic Literacy Project

Grassroot Institute

Habele.org

Hawaii Aquarium Fish Report

Hawaii Aviation Preservation Society

Hawaii Catholic TV

Hawaii Christian Coalition

Hawaii Cigar Association

Hawaii Coalition Against Legalized Gambling

Hawaii ConCon Info

Hawaii Credit Union Watch

Hawaii Crop Improvement Association

Hawaii Debt Clock

Hawaii Defense Foundation

Hawaii Family Forum

Hawaii Farmers and Ranchers United

Hawaii Farmer's Daughter

Hawaii Federalist Society

Hawaii Federation of Republican Women

Hawaii Future Project

Hawaii Gathering of Eagles

Hawaii History Blog

Hawaii Homeschool Association

Hawaii Jihadi Trial

Hawaii Legal News

Hawaii Legal Short-Term Rental Alliance

Hawaii Life Alliance

Hawaii March for Life 

Hawaii Matters

Hawaii's Partnership for Appropriate & Compassionate Care

Hawaii Public Charter School Network

Hawaii Rifle Association

Hawaii Shippers Council

Hawaii Smokers Alliance

Hawaii State Data Lab

Hawaii Together

HIEC.Coop

HiFiCo

Hiram Fong Papers

Homeschool Legal Defense Hawaii

Honolulu Navy League

Honolulu Traffic

House Minority Blog

Imua TMT

Inouye-Kwock, NYT 1992

Inside the Nature Conservancy

Inverse Condemnation

Investigative Project on Terrorism

July 4 in Hawaii

Kakaako Cares

Keep Hawaii's Heroes

Land and Power in Hawaii

Legislative Committee Analysis Tool

Lessons in Firearm Education

Lingle Years

Malulani Foundation

Managed Care Matters -- Hawaii

Malama Pregnancy Center of Maui

MentalIllnessPolicy.org

Military Home Educators' Network Oahu

Missile Defense Advocacy

MIS Veterans Hawaii

NAMI Hawaii

Natatorium.org

National Christian Foundation Hawaii

National Parents Org Hawaii

NFIB Hawaii News

No GMO Means No Aloha

Not Dead Yet, Hawaii

NRA-ILA Hawaii

Oahu Alternative Transport

Obookiah

OHA Lies

Opt Out Today

OurFutureHawaii.com

Patients Rights Council Hawaii

PEACE Hawaii

People vs Machine

Pritchett Cartoons

Pro-GMO Hawaii

P.U.E.O.

RailRipoff.com

Rental by Owner Awareness Assn

ReRoute the Rail

Research Institute for Hawaii USA

Rick Hamada Show

RJ Rummel

Robotics Organizing Committee

Save Dillingham Airfield

School Choice in Hawaii

SenatorFong.com

Sink the Jones Act

Statehood for Guam

Talking Tax

Tax Foundation of Hawaii

The Real Hanabusa

Time Out Honolulu

Trustee Akina KWO Columns

UCC Truths

US Tax Foundation Hawaii Info

VAREP Honolulu

Waagey.org

West Maui Taxpayers Association

What Natalie Thinks

Whole Life Hawaii

Yes2TMT