Hawaii State Legislature

Photo of Rep. Kawakami

Bertha Kawakami (D)

14th Representative District
Hawaii State Capitol, Room 434
415 South Beretania Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
phone 808-586-6280; fax 808-586-6281
e-mail repkawakami@Capitol.hawaii.gov

Education
New York University, MA education;
University of Hawaii, BA education, 5th-year certificate, administrators certificate;
Kamehameha School
Political Office
State House since 1987
Professional
Teacher, principal, district language arts specialist, education officer, deputy district superintendent, Kauai schools;
Vice President and board of directors, HS Kawakami Stores, Ltd.;
Vice President and board of directors, Commercial Properties, Inc;
part-owner, Flowers West Inc;
part-owner, Lihue Industrial Development Company.
Community
Board of directors, Blood Bank of Hawaii;
Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Xi Chapter.
Honors
Kamehameha School for Girls Valedictorian;
American Legion Award;
National Honor Society;
Alumni Century Graduate Honoree

Member of the following committees:

Finance (Vice Chair)
Health
Human Services and Housing