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Dennis Arakaki (D)

28th Representative District
Hawaii State Capitol, Room 436
415 South Beretania Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
phone 808-586-6050; fax 808-586-6051
E-mail reparakaki@Capitol.hawaii.gov

Born
October 18, 1947, Honolulu
Personal
Married to Michiko Toba-Arakaki; children Jamie Leigh, Cammie, Michelle.
Education
Farrington High School; University of Hawaii at Manoa
Political Office
State House since 1986
Professional
Co-proprietor, Venus Dry Cleaners; stock clerk, Sears Roebuck; director and manager, Parks and Recreation City & County of Honolulu; delegate, Democratic National Convention 1988; Health Care Planning - Kapiolani Health; Neighborhood Board 1980-1985
Community
Board member, Kalihi Business Association; Kalakaua Lions Club; Filipino Chamber of Commerce; board member, Kokua Kalihi Valley Health Center; board secretary, Neighborhood Housing Services; co-chair, Hawaii Children's Campaign; Hawaii Council of Churches, board member; Hawaii Early Intervention Council, board member
Honors
Democratic State Leaders Association Outstanding Legislator; Outstanding Legislator in Mental Health; Hawaii Developmental Disabilities Distinguished Service Award

Committees:  Human Services and Housing (Chair); Education; Higher Education; Health