HWL Legislative Update 2016 (RECORDED)
This program is a recording of the Live Seminar held on May 23, 2016.
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On the heels of our 2016 legislative session, members of our Legislative Women's Caucus will discuss some of the most-debated issues, new measures, and what will likely capture attention in the next session. Find out what's passed, what failed, and what these new laws mean to our community. Be current on new measures for education, women's issues, courts and legal systems, and neighbor island issues.
About the speakers:
Senator Suzanne Chun Oakland, Chair of the Senate Committee on Human Services
Credit: This seminar qualifies for 1 CLE Credit.
Senator Suzanne Chun Oakland has represented District 13 (including Liliha to Downtown) since 1996. She was a member of the House of Representatives from 1990 to 1996. She chairs the Senate Committee on Human Services (public assistance, Medicaid/QUEST, public housing, homelessness, and other services) and sits on the Committees for Education, Ways and Means, and Transportation and Energy. She received her BA in Communications and Psychology from the University of Hawaii
Senator Maile Shimabukuro, Vice Chair of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Consumer on Judiciary and Labor
Senator Maile Shimabukuro represents District 21, Waianae, Makaha, Makua, and has served in the Legislature since 2003. Her 2016 Committee assignments include serving as Vice-Chair of the Senate Judiciary and Labor Committee and as a member of the Committees on Hawaiian Affairs, on Government Operations, and on Water, Land, and Agriculture. A graduate of William S. Richardson School of Law, Senator Shimbukuro works as an attorney for the Legal Aid Society of Hawaii representing clients in family, public benefits, housing and consumer matters. She was honored earlier this year by the Advocates for Public Interest Law as the “Pick of the Year.”
Representative Linda Ichiyama, Vice Chair of the House Committee on Higher Education
Representative Linda Ichiyama represents District 32, Moanalua, Aliamanu and Salt Lake. She was elected to office in 2010 and has served as the Vice-Chair of House Higher Education Committee since 2013. She also serves on the House Committees on Education, Labor and Public Employment, Public Safety, and Transportation. While in high school, she served as the student member of the State Board of Education. In addition to her volunteer activities with non-profits in her community, she works as an associate at Porter McGuire Kiakona & Chow, LLP. Just last month, she was honored by the Hawaii Women Lawyers as Outstanding Woman Lawyer of the Year.
Representative Nicole Lowen, Vice Chair of the House Committee on Energy and Environmental Protection
Representative Nicole Lowen has been representing District 6, Kailua-Kona, Holualoa, Kalaoaa and Honokohau since 2013. She is the Vice Chair of the House Committee on Energy and Environmental Protection and is a member of the Committees on Ocean, Marine Resources, and Hawaiian Affairs, on Finance, and on Water and Land. For nine years she worked as a teacher and administrator at Hawaii Montessori School before moving to Oahu to pursue a graduate degree in Urban and Regional Planning.
Speaker/Moderator: Chrystn Eads, Of Counsel, Alston Hunt Floyd & Ing, helps clients navigate the legislative process and government bureaucracy using the benefit of her fifteen years in public service at the Federal and County levels.
Duration: approximately 1 hour
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