Tourism and International Affairs Committee, Hawaii State Senate

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The Tourism and International Affairs Committee, formerly the Tourism Committee, 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

Function

Established on July 1, 2013, the Senate Committee on Tourism (TSM) will take over a portion of the purview formerly assigned to the Senate Committee on Tourism and Hawaiian Affairs (THA).[4][5]

Committee members

2015 legislative session

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2015 legislative session.

Tourism and International Affairs Members, 2015
Democratic members (4)Republican members (1)
Gilbert Kahele, ChairSamuel Slom
Jamie Kalani English, Vice chair
Brian Taniguchi
Jill Tokuda

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2009 legislative session.

Tourism Members, 2009
Democratic members (4)Republican members (1)
Brickwood GaluteriaSamuel Slom
Michelle Kidani
Clarence Nishihara
Shan Tsutsui

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