|Running for U.S. House, Hawaii, District 1|
|Honolulu City Council, District 7|
|November 14, 2012 - Present|
|Years in position||2|
|Vice Speaker, Hawaii State House of Representatives|
|Per diem||$175/day off Oahu; $10/day on Oahu|
|Hawaii House of Representatives District 29|
|Bachelor's||University of Hawaii|
|Place of birth||Makati, Philippines|
|Profession||Honolulu City Councilman|
Manahan was a 2014 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 1st Congressional District of Hawaii. He was defeated by Mark Takai in the Democratic primary on August 9, 2014.
Manahan's professional experience includes working as an Election Specialist for the State of Hawaii Office of Elections and legislative assistant in the Hawaii State Legislature. He is a member of the Hawaii Filipino Junior Chamber of Commerce, National Federation of Filipino American Associations, and the Filipino Centennial Celebration Commission.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Manahan served on these committees:
|Hawaii Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Legislative Management|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Manahan served on these committees:
|Hawaii Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Economic Revitalization, Business & Military Affairs|
|• Higher Education|
|• Tourism, Chair|
|U.S. House, Hawaii District 1 Democratic Primary, 2014|
|Source: Hawaii Office of Elections|
Manahan did not seek re-election in 2012.
Manahan won re-election to the 29th District seat in 2010. Manahan defeated Patrick Koh in the September 18 primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010. Ken Harding ran on the Republican ticket for this seat.
|Hawaii House of Representatives, District 29 (2010)|
|Joey Manahan (D)||3,208||76.5%|
|Ken Harding (R)||761||18.1%|
On November 4, 2008, Manahan won re-election to the Hawaii House of Representatives from Hawaii's 29th District, defeating Shane Yaw (R). Manahan received 4,099 votes in the election while Yaw received 616 votes. Manahan raised $47,702 for his campaign; Yaw raised $2,066.
|Hawaii House of Representatives, District 29|
|Joey Manahan (D)||4,099||81.4%|
|Shane Yaw (R)||616||12.2%|
In 2010, Manahan raised $31,254 in contributions.
His seven largest contributors were:
|Hawaii Association Of Realtors||$1,900|
|Consumer Fireworks Safety Association||$1,000|
|Radcliffe, John H||$1,000|
In 2008, Manahan collected $47,702 in campaign contributions. The five largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:
|Mary Ann Manahan||$7,500|
|Ironworkers Local 625||$2,000|
|Alexander & Baldwin||$1,950|
|Hawaii Association of Realtors||$1,900|
Hawaii Grassroot Institute
- See also: Hawaii Grassroot Institute Scorecard
The Grassroot Institute issued its 2010 Legislative Score Card that tallied the votes of Hawaii legislators and graded their votes based on the Institute's values of individual liberty, free markets, and limited government. The Institute observed state legislators' votes on issues involving taxes, spending, scope of government, business climate, and raids on special funds. Manahan received a total score of 10%. Here are the scores Manahan received based on specific categories.
|2010 Hawaii House Legislative Scorecard|
|Taxes||Business climate||Spending||Individual liberty||Raids||Scope of government|
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- Profile from the City of Honolulu
- Campaign website
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006
- Honolulu Star Advertiser, "Joey Manahan announces Congressional run," accessed February 15, 2014
- Associated Press, "Hawaii Primary Results," accessed August 10, 2014
- Project Vote Smart, "Biography," accessed June 18, 2014
- Hawaii Secretary of State, "Official 2010 General election results," accessed December 13, 2013
- Hawaii Secretary of State, "Official 2008 General election results," accessed March 24, 2014
- District 29 Hawaii House candidate funds
- Follow the Money, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
- 2008 contributions to Joey Manahan
- Grassroot Institute of Hawaii, "2010 Legislative Score Card," accessed October 23, 2013
|Honolulu City Council, District 7
| Succeeded by|
|Hawaii House District 29
| Succeeded by|
Karl Rhoads (D)