Hawaii State Legislature

Photo of Sen. Tanaka

Joe Tanaka (D)

5th Senatorial District
Hawaii State Capitol, Room 223
415 South Beretania Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
phone 808-586-7110; fax 808-586-7119
e-mail sentanaka@Capitol.hawaii.gov

Born
September 15, 1941, Lahaina, Maui
Personal
Married, wife Barbara; children Joannee and Aimee
Education
University of Hawaii at Hilo, BA economics and business administration; Golden West College, AA
Political Office
State Senate since 1992; Maui County Council 1986-1992
Community
County Board of Water Supply; Hawaii Criminal Justice Committee; Mayor's Committee for the Betterment of Youth; board of directors, Maui Economic Opportunity; board of directors, Maui Visitor's Bureau; advisory head, Family Community Leadership; board of directors, Maui Economic Business Development

Member of the following committees:

Water, Land, and Hawaiian Affairs (Vice Chair)
Judiciary
Government Operations and Housing