kimMember of the following committees:

WAM - Ways and Means (Chair)

Born
  • Honolulu, Hawaii
Education
  • Washington State University, B.A., 1974;
  • University of Hawaii, 1970-1972;
  • Farrington High School
Political Office
  • State Senate, 2000-Present; Senate Vice President
  • Honolulu City Council, 1985-2000,
    Chair, Council's Zoning Committee, for 13 of 14 years;
  • State House, 1982-1985
Professional
  • Radio talk show co-host, Equaltime KHNR Radio;
  • Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies Fellowship;
  • Public Relations Director, KUMU Radio;
  • Trained Facilitator, The Pacific Institute;
  • Board of Directors, Bank of America Hawaii;
  • Hotel Catering Sales Representative;
  • Communications Sales Representative;
  • Small Business Executive Director;
  • Recreation Director
Community
  • Present
    • Kalihi Business Assocation, Member;
    • Filipino Chamber of Commerce, Member;
    • Hawaii Korean Chamber of Commerce, Honorary Member;
    • Palama Settlement, Board of Trustees;
    • Hawaii Korean Millenium Commission, Member
  • Past
    • National League of Cities, Economic Development Steering Committee;
    • President's National Committee on Transportation;
    • YMCA Century Club;
    • Asian Pacific American Municipal Officials;
    • Planned Parenthood;
    • Hawaii's Junior Miss, Inc.;
    • Boys and Girls Club of Honolulu, Aliamanu Unit
Honors and Awards
  • American Society for Public Administration's Outstanding City and County Administrator, 1997;
  • Farrington High School Outstanding Alumni Award, 1997;
  • Hawaii Jaycee's Three Outstanding Young Persons of 1988
Member of the Democratic party