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Legislature 2011: House committee leadership, chairmen

Speaker of the House Calvin Say has announced the House of Representatives leadership team and the Committee chairmanships for the 26th Legislature.

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

— Find out more:
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