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List of United States Representatives from Hawaii

The following is an alphabetical list of members of the United States House of Representatives from the state of Hawaii. For chronological tables of members of both houses of the United States Congress from the state (through the present day), see United States Congressional Delegations from Hawaii. The list of names should be complete (as of January 3, 2015), but other data may be incomplete. It includes members who have represented both the state and the Territory, both past and present.

Contents

Current membersEdit

Updated January 2015.[1]

List of representativesEdit

Representative ↑ Party District Years District home Electoral history
 
Neil Abercrombie
Democratic 1st September 20, 1986 –
January 3, 1987
Honolulu Elected to finish Heftel's term.
Lost nomination to the next term.
January 3, 1991 –
February 28, 2010
Elected in 1990.
Re-elected in 1994.
Re-elected in 1996.
Re-elected in 1998.
Re-elected in 2000.
Re-elected in 2002.
Re-elected in 2004.
Re-elected in 2006.
Re-elected in 2008.
Resigned to run for Governor of Hawaii.
 
Daniel Akaka
Democratic 2nd January 3, 1977 –
May 15, 1990
Honolulu Elected in 1976.
Re-elected in 1978.
Re-elected in 1980.
Re-elected in 1982.
Re-elected in 1984.
Re-elected in 1986.
Re-elected in 1988.
Resigned when appointed U.S. Senator.
 
Henry Alexander Baldwin
Republican Territory March 25, 1922 –
March 3, 1923
Paia Elected to finish Jonah Kūhiō Kalanianaʻole's term.
Retired.
 
John A. Burns
Democratic Territory January 3, 1957 –
August 21, 1959
Honolulu First elected in 1956.
Re-elected in 1958.
Statehood achieved.
 
Ed Case
Democratic 2nd November 30, 2002 –
January 3, 2003
Honolulu Elected to finish Patsy Mink's term in the 107th Congress.
January 4, 2003 –
January 3, 2007
Elected to finish Patsy Mink's term in the 108th Congress.
Re-elected in 2004.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
1st January 3, 2019 –
present
Elected in 2018.
Incumbent
 
Charles Djou
Republican 1st May 22, 2010 –
January 3, 2011
Honolulu Elected to finish Neil Abercrombie's term.
Lost re-election.
 
Elizabeth P. Farrington
Republican Territory August 4, 1954 –
January 3, 1957
Honolulu Elected to finish her husband's term. (See Widow's succession).
Re-elected in 1954.
Lost re-election.
 
Joseph R. Farrington
Republican Territory January 3, 1943 –
June 19, 1954
Honolulu First elected in 1942.
Re-elected in 1944.
Re-elected in 1946.
Re-elected in 1948.
Re-elected in 1950.
Re-elected in 1952.
Died.
 
Tulsi Gabbard
Democratic 2nd January 3, 2013 –
present
Honolulu Elected in 2012.
Re-elected in 2014.
Re-elected in 2016.
Incumbent
 
Thomas Gill
Democratic At-Large January 3, 1963 –
January 3, 1965
Honolulu Elected in 1962.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
 
Cecil Heftel
Democratic 1st January 3, 1977 –
July 11, 1986
Honolulu Elected in 1976.
Re-elected in 1978.
Re-elected in 1980.
Re-elected in 1982.
Re-elected in 1984.
Resigned to run for Governor of Hawaii.
 
Colleen Hanabusa
Democratic 1st January 3, 2011 –
January 3, 2015
Honolulu Elected in 2010.
Re-elected in 2012.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
November 8, 2016 –
January 3, 2019
Elected to finish Mark Takai's term.
Retired to run for Governor of Hawaii
 
Mazie Hirono
Democratic 2nd January 3, 2007 –
January 3, 2013
Honolulu Elected in 2006.
Re-elected in 2008.
Re-elected in 2010.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
 
Victor S. K. Houston
Republican Territory March 4, 1927 –
March 3, 1933
Honolulu First elected in 1926.
Re-elected in 1928.
Re-elected in 1930.
Lost re-election.
 
Daniel Inouye
Democratic At-Large August 21, 1959 –
January 3, 1963
Honolulu Elected in 1959.
Re-elected in 1960.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
 
William P. Jarrett
Democratic Territory March 4, 1923 –
March 3, 1927
Honolulu First elected in 1922.
Re-elected in 1924.
Lost re-election.
 
Jonah Kūhiō Kalanianaʻole
Republican Territory March 4, 1903 –
January 7, 1922
Honolulu First elected in 1902.
Re-elected in 1904.
Re-elected in 1906.
Re-elected in 1908.
Re-elected in 1910.
Re-elected in 1912.
Re-elected in 1914.
Re-elected in 1916.
Re-elected in 1918.
Re-elected in 1920.
Died.
 
Samuel Wilder King
Republican Territory January 3, 1935 –
January 3, 1943
Honolulu First elected in 1934.
Re-elected in 1936.
Re-elected in 1938.
Re-elected in 1940.
Retired.
 
Spark Matsunaga
Democratic At-Large January 3, 1963 –
January 3, 1971
Honolulu Elected in 1962.
Re-elected in 1964.
Re-elected in 1966.
Re-elected in 1968.
1st January 3, 1971 –
January 3, 1977
Re-elected in 1970.
Re-elected in 1972.
Re-elected in 1974.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
 
Lincoln L. McCandless
Democratic Territory March 4, 1933 –
January 3, 1935
Honolulu First elected in 1932.
Lost re-election.
 
Patsy Mink
Democratic At-Large January 3, 1965 –
January 3, 1971
Honolulu Elected in 1964.
Re-elected in 1966.
Re-elected in 1968.
2nd January 3, 1971 –
January 3, 1977
Re-elected in 1970.
Re-elected in 1974.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
September 22, 1990 –
September 28, 2002
Elected to finish Akaka's term.
Re-elected in 1990.
Re-elected in 1992.
Re-elected in 1994.
Re-elected in 1996.
Re-elected in 1998.
Re-elected in 2000.
Died.
Re-elected posthumously in 2002.
 
Patricia Saiki
Republican 1st January 3, 1987 –
January 3, 1991
Honolulu Elected in 1986.
Re-elected in 1988.
Retired to run for U.S. Senator.
 
Mark Takai
Democratic 1st January 3, 2015 –
July 20, 2016
Honolulu Elected in 2014.
Died.[2]
 
Robert W. Wilcox
Home Rule Territory December 15, 1900 –
March 3, 1903
Honolulu Hawaii becomes Territory and First elected in 1900 to finish the term ending 1901.
Also elected in 1900 to the next term.
Lost re-election.

Living former Members of the U.S. House of Representatives from HawaiiEdit

As of January 2019, there are five former members of the U.S. House of Representatives from the U.S. State of Hawaii who are currently living at this time. The most recent representative to die was Daniel Akaka (served 1977–1990), who died on April 6, 2018. The most recently serving representative to die was Mark Takai (served 2015–2016), who died in office on July 20, 2016.

Representative Term of office District Date of birth (and age)
Neil Abercrombie 1986–1987
1991–2010
1st (1938-06-26) June 26, 1938 (age 80)
Pat Saiki 1987–1991 1st (1930-05-28) May 28, 1930 (age 88)
Mazie Hirono 2007–2013 2nd (1947-11-03) November 3, 1947 (age 71)
Charles Djou 2010–2011 1st (1970-08-09) August 9, 1970 (age 48)
Colleen Hanabusa 2011–2015
2016–2019
1st (1951-05-04) May 4, 1951 (age 67)

In filmEdit

The life and election of Patsy Mink and her role as co-author of Title IX is highlighted in the documentary film Rise of the Wahine, directed by Dean Kaneshiro.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Directory of Representatives". United States House of Representatives. Retrieved 3 January 2015.
  2. ^ Kai-Hwa Wang, Frances (May 20, 2016). "Hawaii Congressman Mark Takai to Retire to Focus on Cancer Battle". NBC News. Retrieved May 28, 2016.
  3. ^ "Rise of the Wahine Documentary Film".