Hawaii State Legislature

Photo of Rep. Rath

Jim Rath (R)

6th Representative District
Hawaii State Capitol, Room 427
415 South Beretania Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone 808-586-8510; fax 808-586-8514
e-mail reprath@Capitol.hawaii.gov

Education
Jamestown High School
McKinley High School, Honolulu
University of Hawaii
Associated Aviation, Honolulu Commercial Pilot
Sinclair College, Ohio
Professional
Granahan Construction Consultant, November 1997 to July 1998
Brewer Environmental Industries Sales Manager, November 1997 to December 1997
West Hawaii Magazine Part-Owner, January 1996 to December 1997
Kona Motorcycles Ltd. Owner, January 1990 to September 1993
Kaissa Ltd. Commercial and Industrial Roofing Co. Part Owner and Manager, August 1984 to January 1990.
Political Office
Elected to the Hawaii County Council in 1992
Re-elected to the Hawaii County Council in 1994, Vice Chairman and Chair of Finance
Community
Former Big Brother of Hawaii
Past President Kona Shrine Club
Shriner and member of Aloha Temple
Member Scottish Rite - Hilo Valley
Member and past officer Kona Masonic Lodge
Member and past Trustee Kona Elks
Member Kona Navy League
Ironman volunteer
Past member National Association of County Officials, served on Justice and Public Safety Committee
Member Hawaii Association of County Officials
Member of ALEC American Legislative Exchange Council
Personal Interests
Motorcycles, Airplanes and flying, Woodworking, Fishing, Hunting, Sport shooting, Hiking, Camping, and Water Sports

Member of the following committees:

Consumer Protection and Commerce
Economic Development & Business Concerns
Agriculture
Labor & Public Employment