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Joey Manahan
Joey Manahan.jpg
Current candidacy
Running for U.S. House, Hawaii, District 1
Current office
Honolulu City Council, District 7
In office
November 14, 2012 - Present
Term ends
January 2017
Years in position 3
Vice Speaker, Hawaii State House of Representatives
Base salary$57,852/year
Per diem$175/day off Oahu; $10/day on Oahu
Elections and appointments
Next primaryAugust 9, 2014
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Hawaii House of Representatives District 29
Bachelor'sUniversity of Hawaii
Place of birthMakati, Philippines
ProfessionHonolulu City Councilman
Office website
Campaign website
Joey Manahan is a member of the Honolulu City Council, representing District 2. He was first elected to the council in 2012.

Manahan was a 2014 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 1st Congressional District of Hawaii.[1]

Manahan was a former Democratic member of the Hawaii House of Representatives, representing District 29 from 2006 to 2012. He served as Vice Speaker of the House from 2011 to 2012.


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.[2]

Committee assignments


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



See also: Hawaii's 1st Congressional District elections, 2014

Manahan ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Hawaii's 1st District.[1] Manahan sought the Democratic nomination in the primary. The general election took place November 4, 2014.


See also: Hawaii House of Representatives elections, 2012

Manahan did not seek re-election in 2012.


See also: Hawaii House of Representatives elections, 2010

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.[3]

Hawaii House of Representatives, District 29 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png 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.[4] Manahan raised $47,702 for his campaign; Yaw raised $2,066.[5]

Hawaii House of Representatives, District 29
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.pngJoey Manahan (D) 4,099 81.4%
Shane Yaw (R) 616 12.2%
Blank 318 6.3%
Over 5 0.1%

Campaign donors


In 2010, Manahan raised $31,254 in contributions.[6]

His seven largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Hawaii Association Of Realtors $1,900
Consumer Fireworks Safety Association $1,000
Outrigger Enterprises $1,000
Radcliffe, John H $1,000
Liberty Dialysis $1,000
Monsanto Co $1,000
Hawaii Opthamological $1,000


In 2008, Manahan collected $47,702 in campaign contributions.[7] The five largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Mary Ann Manahan $7,500
Philip Morris $2,000
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.[8] 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
0% 0% 17% 100% 0% 0%

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Political offices
Preceded by
Honolulu City Council, District 7
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Hawaii House District 29
Succeeded by
Karl Rhoads (D)