Photo of Sen. Sakamoto

Norman Sakamoto (D)

16th Senatorial District
Hawaii State Capitol, Room 207
415 South Beretania Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
phone 808-586-8585; fax 808-586-8588
e-mail sensakamoto@Capitol.hawaii.gov

Born
May 22, 1947, Honolulu, Hawaii
Education
Palolo Elementary; University Lab School 1965; University of Hawaii, BS 1969; University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana MS 1970
Professional
SC Pacific Corp and Roll-A-Way Shutters of the Pacific; S&M Sakamoto, Inc.; US Army Corps of Engineers; City of Los Angeles; CPC - California Packing Corp. (first job, pineapple cannery tray-boy)
Licenses: Registered Civil Engineer (Hawaii and California); Licensed General Contractor
Elective Office:  State Senate since 1996
Affiliations (current and former)
Moanalua Gardens Community Association, Director and Vice Chair; Boy Scouts of America, Scoutmaster, Assistant Scoutmaster; Rotary Club of Honolulu Sunset; Moanalua Lions Club; City and County of Honolulu, Building Permit Streamlining Advisory Board; State of Hawaii, Contractors License Board; Building Industry Association of Hawaii, Past President Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii; National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), Leadership Council; Construction Industry Legislative Organization (CILO); White House Conference on Small Business, Hawaii Delegate 1995; Hawaii Congress on Small Business, Co-Chair; National Association of Home Builders, Director; Home Builders Institute, Director; International Fellowship of Christian Businessmen; Kalihi Business Association, Legislative Director; Waipahu Business Association; Aiea Pearl City Business Associaton; Aiea Community Association; Moanalua Garderns Foundation; Radford High School Foundation, Advisory Board; Boys and Girls Club, Aliamanu Advisory Board; School To Work Council, Farrington Complex; City and County Visioning Teams
Legislative
Labor Comm., 1996 - 98; Small Business Caucus, Co-Chair 1996 - ; Keiki Caucus; Oahu Metropolitan Planning Org. (OMPO) 1996 - 1999; Impaired Driving Task Force;

Current Committees:  Education and Technology (Vice Chair); Judiciary; Government Operations and Housing