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Les Ihara

Democratic — Senator — District 10
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

Les Ihara represents Senate District 10 in the Hawaii Senate, is a member of four committees, and is the primary sponsor of 1309 bills.

1998 58335.0
2002 4606.51
2004 2300.0
2006 44140.44
2008 4655.0
2010 19514.38
2012 7900.0

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

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Senator Ihara's biography updated with current committee assignments; updated list of Experience

Senator Les Ihara, Jr. currently serves as Majority Policy Leader and co-chairs the Joint Legislative Committee on Aging in Place. He also sits as a member on the Human Services, Energy and Environment, and Judiciary and Labor committees. Senator Ihara represents Hawai`i's 9th Senatorial District and has served in the ...

Senate to Examine UH Management

The Senate Leadership has assigned the Senate Special Committee on Accountability the task to "review the oversight, accountability, and transparency of the operational and financial management of the University of Hawaii System, including but not limited to the University of Hawaii at Manoa Athletics Department." As Chair of this Committee, ...

Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • SCR 130

    Convening A Working Group To Develop More Collaborative Information And Decision-Making Policies And Procedures For Community Engagement As It Relates To Community Development Districts.

  • SCR 137

    Requesting The Department Of Agriculture To Establish The Hawaii Good Agricultural Practices Program.

  • SR 93

    Requesting The University Of Hawaii To Expand Its Senior Citizen Visitor Program To All Its University And Community College Campuses.

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  • SCR 158

    Requesting The Legislative Reference Bureau To Examine If And How Other States Regulate Tour Operators Within Their Jurisdiction.

  • SCR 166

    Requesting The Auditor To Conduct A Study On The Feasibility Of Creating A Structural Licensing Board.

  • SCR 164

    Requesting The Convening Of A Climate Change And Health Working Group To Assess The Scope And Risks Of Climate Change On The Health Of Hawaii'S Residents And To Develop A Strategic Plan To Address Climate Change Risks To Health Statewide.

Recent Votes

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SB 419

The Conference committee recommends that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS.

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 360.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 240.0
SB 550

The Senate Conference Managers recommend that the Senate agree to the House amendments.

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 360.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 240.0
SB 1030

Passed Final Reading.

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 1976.0
•••No: 416.0
•••Other: 28.0
SB 1208

The Senate Conference Managers recommend that the Senate agree to the House amendments.

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 360.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 240.0
SB 143

The Senate Conference Managers recommend that the Senate agree to the House amendments.

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
HCR 205

The committee(s) on ENE recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS.

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 360.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 240.0
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Sources

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