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Speaker Say announces Democrat Leaders, Committee Chairs
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From Hawaii House Blog

Speaker of the House Calvin Say today announced the House of Representatives leadership team and the Committee chairmanships for the 26th Legislature. They are:

House Leadership Team 

Speaker: Calvin K.Y. Say (District 20 – St. Louis Heights, Palolo Valley, Maunalani Heights, Wilhelmina Rise, Kaimuki)

Vice Speaker: Joey Manahan (District 29 – Sand Island, Mokauea, Kalihi Kai, Kapalama)

Majority Leader: Blake Oshiro (District 33 – Aiea, Halawa Valley, Halawa Heights, Aiea Heights)

Majority Floor Leader: Cindy Evans (District 7 – North Kona, South Kohala)

Majority Whips:

  • Mele Carroll (District 13 – Kahoolawe, Molokini, Lanai, Molokai, Keanae, Wailua, Nahiku, Hana);
  • Pono Chong (District 49 – Maunawili, Olomana, Enchanted Lake, Kaneohe);
  • Ken Ito (District 48 – Heeia, Haiku Valley, Kapunahala, Kaneohe);
  • John Mizuno (District 30 – Kamehameha Heights, Kalihi Valley, Fort Shafter);
  • James Kunane Tokioka (District 15 – Wailua Homesteads, Hanamaulu, Lihue, Puhi, Portion of Old Koloa Town, Omau)

Committee Chairs and Vice Chairs

 

Agriculture

Chair: Clift Tsuji Vice, Chair: Mark Hashem

Consumer Protection and Commerce

Chair: Robert Herkes, Vice Chair: Ryan Yamane

Culture and the Arts

Chair: Jessica Wooley, Vice Chair: Della Au Belatti

Economic Revitalization and Business

Chair: Angus McKelvey, Vice Chair: Isaac Choy

Education

Chair: Roy Takumi,Vice Chair: Della Au Belatti

Energy and Environmental Protection

Chair: Hermina Morita, Vice Chair: Denny Coffman

Finance

Chair: Marcus Oshiro, Vice Chair: Marilyn Lee

Hawaiian Affairs

Chair: Faye Hanohano, Vice Chair: Chris Lee

Health

Chair: Ryan Yamane, Vice Chair: Dee Morikawa

Higher Education

Chair: Scott Nishimoto, Vice Chair: Mark Nakashima

Housing

Chair: Rida Cabanilla, Vice Chair: Pono Chong

Human Services

Chair: John Mizuno, Vice Chair: Jo Jordan

International Affairs

Chair: Karen Awana, Vice Chair: Mark Hashem

Judiciary

Chair: Gilbert Keith-Agaran, Vice Chair: Karl Rhoads

Labor and Public Employment

Chair: Karl Rhoads, Vice Chair: Kyle Yamashita

Legislative Management

Chair: Kyle Yamashita, Vice Chair: James Kunane Tokioka

Public Safety and Military Affairs

Chair: Henry Aquino, Vice Chair: Ty Cullen

Tourism

Chair: Tom Brower, Vice Chair: James Kunane Tokioka

Transportation

Chair: Joe Souki Vice Chair: Linda Ichiyama

Water, Land and Ocean Resources

Chair: Jerry Chang, Vice Chair: Sharon Har

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Lineup: Here are the leadership posts and committees the dissidents received:

  • Majority Floor Leader — Rep. Cindy Evans
  • Majority Whip — Rep. Mele Carroll
  • Culture and the Arts — Rep. Jessica Wooley
  • Education — Rep. Roy Takumi
  • Energy and Environmental Protection — Rep. Hermina Morita
  • Hawaiian Affairs — Rep. Faye Hanohano
  • Higher Education — Rep. Scott Nishimoto
  • Judiciary — Rep. Gil Keith-Agaran
  • Tourism — Rep. Tom Brower

VIDEO: Representative Thielen Opposes the Resolution on  Committee Assignments

Representative Cynthia Thielen opposes HR6 - Committee Assignments in the House of Representatives in Hawaii.

RELATED: House Republican Caucus announces Committee Assignments 

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