Joseph Souki

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Joseph Souki
Hawaii House of Representatives District 8
Assumed office
Current term ends
Political party Democratic
Profession Realtor
Website House website
Joseph Souki is a Democratic member of the Hawaii House of Representatives, representing the 8th District since 1983. He currently serves as Speaker Emeritus. Souki has been an Officer/Precinct Chair for the Democratic Party since 1966.

Souki is a Realtor for Joseph M. Souki Realty. He previously was Executive Director of Maui Economic Opportunity, Incorporated from 1966-1982, and has worked for the Maui Electric Company, Biddle Trade Bureau, and Maui Soda and Ice Company.

He is a Trustee of Hale Makua, Director of Federal Land Bank, and Director of Cameron Center.[1]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Souki has been appointed to these committees:


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Souki served on these committees:



See also: Hawaii House of Representatives elections, 2010

Souki successfully won re-election in 2010. He defeated Thomas Cerizo, Justin Hughey, and Tasha Kama in the primary on September 18, 2010. The general election took place on November 2, 2010. Dean Schmucker ran on the Republican ticket for this seat.[2]

Hawaii House of Representatives, District 8 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Joseph Souki (D) 5,686 71.8%
Dean Schmucker (R) 1,694 21.4%


In 2008, Souki won re-election to the Hawaii House of Representatives from Hawaii's 8th District. Souki ran unopposed in the general election. He raised $55,030 for his campaign.[3]

Campaign donors


In 2008, Souki collected $55,030 in campaign contributions.[4] The five largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Street Bikers United Hawaii Inc. PAC $2,000
Philip Morris $2,000
Reynolds American $2,000
Plumbers and Pipefitters $2,000
University of Hawaii Professional Assembly $2,000

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Preceded by
Hawaii House District 8
Succeeded by