Photo of Sen. Matsunaga

Matt Matsunaga (D)

9th Senatorial District
Hawaii State Capitol, Room 226
415 South Beretania Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
phone 808-586-7100; fax 808-586-7109
e-mail senmatsunaga@Capitol.hawaii.gov

Education
Georgetown University Law Center, JD 1985
Bucknell University, Pennsylvania, BS business administration 1980
Walter Johnson High School, Maryland 1976
Political Office
State Senate since 1992
Member Democratic National Committee Asian Pacific American Advisory Council
Member, Arrangements Committee Democratic National Convention 1992
Council Representative, Democratic Convention 1992 and 1994 chairman
Professional
Attorney, Carlsmith Ball Wichman Case and Ichiki since 1985
CPA, Price Waterhouse 1980-82
Community
Director, United Japanese Society Hawaii
Director, Moiliili Community Center
NeighborWorks
Director, National Kidney Foundation, Hawaii
Legal counsel, Pacificare-Pacific Home and Community Care
Japanese American Citizens League
Ala Moana Jaycees
Palolo Lions
President, Matsunaga Charitable Foundation
Honors
Honolulu Weekly "One of Six Best Senators" 1998
Honolulu Weekly "Best Legislator" 1997
Honolulu Weekly "Best Senators" 1994
Honolulu Weekly "Rising Stars" 1993

Member of the following committees:

Judiciary (Co Chair)
Education and Technology
Government Operations and Housing