Hawaii House of Representatives
The Hawaii House of Representatives is the lower house of the Hawaii State Legislature. Pursuant to Article III, Section 3 of the Constitution of Hawaii, amended during the 1978 constitutional convention, the House of Representatives consists of 51 members representing an equal number of districts across the islands. It is led by the Speaker of the House elected from the membership of the House, with majority and minority leaders elected from their party's respective caucuses. The current Speaker of the House is Scott Saiki.
Hawaiʻi House of Representatives
Hale ʻAhaʻōlelo Makaʻāinana
|Hawaii State Legislature|
Length of term
|Authority||Article III, Constitution of Hawaii|
|Salary||$57,852 per year + per diem|
|November 3, 2020|
|November 8, 2022|
|Redistricting||Hawaii Reapportionment Commission|
|House of Representatives Chamber|
Hawaii State Capitol
|Hawaii House of Representatives|
Legislators are elected to two-year terms and are not subject to term limits. As in many state legislatures in the United States, the Hawaii House of Representatives is a part-time body and legislators often have active careers outside government. The upper chamber of the legislature is the Hawaii State Senate.
The last election took place on November 3, 2020.
(Shading indicates majority caucus)
|End of previous legislature (2020)||46||0||5||51||0|
|Latest voting share||92.2%||7.8%|
|Vice Speaker||John Mizuno||Democratic||28|
|Majority Leader||Della Au Belatti||Democratic||24|
|Majority Floor Leader||Dee Morikawa||Democratic||16|
|Minority Leader||Val Okimoto||Republican||36|
|Minority Floor Leader||Lauren Matsumoto||Republican||45|
|Assistant Minority Leader||Bob McDermott||Republican||40|
Past composition of the House of RepresentativesEdit
- "Acknowledging and recognizing the majority caucus leaders and naming the chairs, vice chairs, and members of the standing committees of the House of Representatives of the Thirty-first Legislature". House Resolution No. 4 of 20 January 2021. Hawaii House of Representatives. p. 1. Retrieved January 20, 2021.
- "Relating to caucus leaders and committee membership of the House of Representatives of the Thirty-first Legislature". House Resolution No. 31 of 17 February 2021. Hawaii House of Representatives. p. 1. Retrieved February 17, 2021.
- Eagle, Nathan (December 29, 2014). "State Rep. Johanson Leaves Republican Party, Joins Democrats". Honolulu Civil Beat. Peer News. Retrieved December 29, 2014.