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Hawaiian Affairs Committee, Hawaii State Senate

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Hawaii State Senate
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Senate Committees

Commerce and Consumer Protection
Economic Development, Government Operations and Housing
EducationEnergy and EnvironmentHawaiian Affairs
HealthHigher EducationHuman Services
Judiciary and Labor
Public Safety, Intergovernmental and Military Affairs
Transportation and International Affairs
Water and LandWays and Means

House Committees

The Committee on Hawaiian Affairs is a standing committee of the Hawaii State Senate.

Per the Senate Rules, committees of the Hawaii State Senate are assigned by the President of the Senate.[1] Committees are assigned at the start of each term.[2] A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[3] The President is not recognized as an "ex officio" member of any committee.

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Senate Rules


This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Established on July 1, 2013, the Senate Committee on Hawaiian Affairs (HWN) will take over a portion of the purview formerly assigned to the Senate Committee on Tourism and Hawaiian Affairs (THA).[4]

Committee members


The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2011 legislative session.

Hawaiian Affairs Members, 2011
Democratic members (7)Republican members (1)
Brickwood Galuteria, ChairSam Slom
Pohai Ryan, Vice Chair
J. Kalani English
Clayton Hee
Gilbert Kahele
Michelle Kidani
Malama Solomon

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