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George Okuda
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Hawaii House of Representatives District 48
In office
Term ends
November 4, 2014
Years in position 1
PredecessorJessica Wooley
Base salary$57,852/year
Per diem$175/day off Oahu; $10/day on Oahu
Elections and appointments
Last electionN/A
Next generalN/A
Appointed byNeil Abercrombie
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Hawaii at Manoa
George Okuda is a Democratic member of the Hawaii House of Representatives, representing District 48. He was appointed by Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie on June 13, 2014, to replace Jessica Wooley, who became the director of the Hawaii Office of Environmental Quality Control.[1]

Okuda stated that he will complete the remainder of the term only and will not seek election to a full term.[2]


Okuda's professional experience includes working as a licensed civil and structural engineer for the Hawaiian Electric Company and as a legislative aide for State Rep. Ken Ito. Okuda received his Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.[3]


See also: State legislative scorecards and State legislative scorecards in Hawaii

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In 2014, the Hawaii State Legislature was in session from January 15 through May 2.[4]

Legislators are scored on their "support and advocacy for small business and an improved business climate."

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jessica Wooley (D)
Hawaii House of Representatives District 48
June 2014-present
Succeeded by