Hawaii House of Representatives

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Hawaiʻi House of Representatives
Hale ʻAhaʻōlelo Makaʻāinana
Kapulungan ng mga Kinatawan ng Hawaiʻi
Hawaii State Legislature
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Type
Type
Term limits
None
Leadership
  Scott Saiki (D)
since May 4, 2017
  Mark Nakashima (D)
since January 17, 2018
  Della Au Belatti (D)
since January 17, 2018
Minority Leader
  Gene Ward (R)
since November 9, 2018
Structure
Seats51
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Political groups
Majority

Minority

Length of term
2 years
AuthorityArticle III, Constitution of Hawaii
Salary$57,852 per year + per diem
Elections
Next election
November 3, 2020
(51 seats)
RedistrictingHawaii Reapportionment Commission
Meeting place
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House of Representatives Chamber
Hawaii State Capitol
Honolulu, Hawaii
Website
Hawaii House of Representatives
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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Hawaii

The Hawaii House of Representatives is the lower house of the Hawaii State Legislature. Pursuant to Article III, Section 3 of the Constitution of Hawaii, amended during the 1978 constitutional convention, the House of Representatives consists of 51 members representing an equal number of districts across the islands. It is led by the Speaker of the House elected from the membership of the House, with majority and minority leaders elected from their party's respective caucuses. The current Speaker of the House is Scott Saiki.

Legislators are elected to two-year terms and are not subject to term limits. As in many state legislatures in the United States, the Hawaii House of Representatives is a part-time body and legislators often have active careers outside government. The upper chamber of the legislature is the Hawaii State Senate.

The last election took place on November 3, 2020.

Composition

465
DemocraticRepublican
AffiliationParty
(Shading indicates majority caucus)
Total
Democratic Ind Republican Vacant
End of previous legislature (2016)4407510
Begin (2017)4506510
End (2018)465
Begin (2019)4605510
Latest voting share

Leadership

OfficeNamePartyDistrict
Speaker Scott Saiki Democratic 26
Vice Speaker Mark Nakashima Democratic1
Majority Leader Della Au Belatti Democratic24
Majority Floor Leader Dee Morikawa Democratic16
Minority Leader Gene Ward Republican 17
Minority Floor Leader Lauren Matsumoto Republican45
Assistant Minority Leader Bob McDermott Republican40

Members

DistrictRepresentativePartyCounty(ies)Areas represented
1 Mark Nakashima Dem Hawaiʻi Hāmākua, North and South Hilo
2 Chris Toshiro Todd Dem Keaukaha, parts of Hilo, Panaʻewa, Waiakea
3 Richard Onishi Dem Hilo, Keaʻau, Kurtistown, Puna
4 Greggor Ilagan Dem Puna
5 Jeanné Kapela Dem Na'alehu, Ocean View, Captain Cook, Kailua-Kona
6 Nicole Lowen Dem North Kona, Holualoa, Kalaoa, Honokōhau
7 David Tarnas Dem North Kona, North Kohala, South Kohala
8 Troy N. Hashimoto Dem Maui Kahakuloa, Waiheʻe, Waiehu, Puʻuohala, Wailuku, Kahului
9 Justin Woodson Dem Kahului, Puʻunēnē, Old Sand Hills, Maui Lani
10 Angus McKelvey Dem West Maui, Māʻalaea, North Kīhei
11 Tina Wildberger Dem Kīhei, Wailea, Makena
12 Kyle Yamashita Dem Sprecklesville, Pukalani, Makawao, Kula, Keokea, Ulupalakua, Kahului
13 Lynn DeCoite Dem Maui, Kalawao Haiku, Hāna, Kaupo, Kīpahulu, Nahiku, Pāʻia, Kahoʻolawe, Lānaʻi, Molokaʻi, Molokini
14 Nadine Nakamura Dem Kauaʻi Hanalei, Princeville, Kīlauea, Anahola, Kapaʻa, Wailua
15 James Tokioka Dem Wailuā Homesteads, Hanamāʻulu, Līhuʻe, Puhi, Old Kōloa Town, ʻŌmaʻo
16 Dee Morikawa Dem Niʻihau, Lehua, Kōloa, Waimea
17 Gene Ward Rep Honolulu Hawaiʻi Kai, Kalama Valley
18 Mark Hashem Dem Hahaʻione, Kuliouou, Niu Valley, ʻĀina Haina, Waiʻalae, Kāhala
19 Bertrand Kobayashi Dem Waiʻalae-Kāhala, Diamond Head, Kaimuki, Kapahulu
20 Jackson Sayama Dem St. Louis Heights, Pālolo Valley, Maunalani Heights, Wilhelmina Rise, Kaimukī
21 Scott Nishimoto Dem Mōʻiliʻili, McCully, Kaimukī
22 Adrian Tam Dem Waikīkī, Ala Moana
23 Dale Kobayashi Dem Mānoa, Punahou, University, Mōʻiliʻili
24 Della Au Belatti Dem Makiki, Tantalus, Papakōlea, McCully, Pawaʻa, Manoa
25 Sylvia Luke Dem Makiki, Punchbowl, Nuʻuanu, Dowsett Highlands, Pacific Heights, Pauoa
26 Scott Saiki Dem McCully, Kaheka, Kakaʻako, Downtown Honolulu
27 Takashi Ohno Dem Nuʻuanu, Liliha, Pauoa, ʻĀlewa Heights
28 John Mizuno Dem Kalihi Valley, Kamehameha Heights, portion of lower Kalihi
29 Daniel Holt Dem Kalihi, Kapālama, Iwilei, Chinatown
30 Sonny Ganaden Dem Sand Island, Mokauea, Kapalama, Kalihi Kai
31 Aaron Ling Johanson Dem [1] Moanalua, Red Hill, Foster Village, ʻAiea, Fort Shafter, Moanalua Gardens, Aliamanu, Lower Pearlridge
32 Linda Ichiyama Dem Moanalua Valley, Salt Lake, Aliamanu
33 Sam Satoru Kong Dem ʻAiea
34 Gregg Takayama Dem Pearl City, Waimalu, Pacific Palisades
35 Roy Takumi Dem Pearl City, Mānana, Waipiʻo
36 Val Okimoto Rep Mililani, Mililani Mauka
37 Ryan Yamane Dem Mililani, Waipiʻo Gentry, Waikele
38 Henry Aquino Dem Waipahu
39 Ty Cullen Dem Royal Kunia, Village Park, Waipahu, Makakilo, West Loch
40 Bob McDermott Rep ʻEwa, ʻEwa Beach, ʻEwa Gentry, Iroquois Point
41 Matthew LoPresti Dem ʻEwa Villages, ʻEwa Beach, Ewa Gentry, Ocean Pointe, West Loch
42 Sharon Har Dem Kapolei, Makakilo
43 Stacelynn Kehaulani Eli Dem ʻEwa Villages, Kalaeloa, Honokai Hale, Nanakai Gardens, Ko Olina, Kahe Point, Nānākuli, Lualualei, ʻili
44 Cedric Gates Dem Waiʻanae, Mākaha, Makua, ʻili
45 Lauren Matsumoto Rep Schofield, Mokuleia, Waialua, Kunia, Waipiʻo Acres, Mililani
46 Amy Perruso Dem Wahiawa, Whitmore Village
47 Sean Quinlan Dem Waialua, Haleiwa, Pupukea, Kahuku, Laie, Hauʻula, Waiāhole, Sunset Beach, Punaluʻu, Kaʻaʻawa
48 Lisa Kitagawa Dem Kāneʻohe, Heʻeia, Ahuimanu, Kahaluʻu, Haʻikū Valley, Mokuoloe
49 Scot Matayoshi Dem Kāneʻohe, Maunawili, Olomana
50 Patrick Branco Dem Kailua, Kāneʻohe Bay
51 Lisa Marten Dem Lanikai, Waimānalo

    See also

    Past composition of the House of Representatives

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