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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 1262 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 38

    Requesting The Establishment Of A Long-Term, Risk-Based Strategy And Implementation Plan To Mitigate The Potential Harm From Coastal Hazards In Urban Honolulu.

  • SR 13

    Requesting The Department Of Business, Economic Development, And Tourism To Take Certain Actions To Improve Job Creation And Business Climate.

  • SCR 37

    Requesting The Department Of Business, Economic Development, And Tourism To Take Certain Actions To Improve Job Creation And Business Climate.

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  • SR 11

    Requesting The Hawaii Housing Finance And Development Corporation And The Honolulu Authority For Rapid Transportation To Conduct A Joint Study Addressing The Demand For Workforce Housing And Transit-Oriented Development; And To Create A Development Plan For Workforce Housing Expansion.

  • SCR 35

    Requesting The Hawaii Housing Finance And Development Corporation And The Honolulu Authority For Rapid Transportation To Conduct A Joint Study Addressing The Demand For Workforce Housing And Transit-Oriented Development; And To Create A Development Plan For Workforce Housing Expansion.

  • SCR 33

    Requesting The Convening Of A Task Force To Assess The Scope And Feasibility Of Establishing A Centralized Filing System For Advance Care Planning Forms That Can Be Accessed By All Health Facilities.

Recent Votes

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SB 2

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

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 457.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 342.0
SB 150

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

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 685.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 114.0
SB 254

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

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 685.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 114.0
SB 1338

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

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 571.0
•••No: 114.0
•••Other: 114.0
SB 612

The committee(s) on JDL recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED.

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 685.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 114.0
SB 1335

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

Legislator Vote: Other

•••Yes: 457.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 342.0
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Sources

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