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Carol FukunagaDEMDemocrat County Council Member, District 6
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HIResidence (state)

Carol Fukunaga (born December 12, 1947) is an American lawyer and politician. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Fukunaga received her bachelor's degree from the University of Hawaii and her J.D. degree from the William S. Richardson School of Law. She practiced law in Honolulu. Fukunaga served in the Hawaii Constitutional Convention of 1978. She then served in the Hawaii House of Representatives from 1978 to 1982 and from 1986 to 1992 and was a Democrat. From 1982 to 1986, Fukunaga served as the executive officer for the Lieutenant Governor of Hawaii. Fukunaga served in the Hawaii Senate from 1992 to 2012. Since 2012, Fukunaga has served on the Honolulu City Council.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
William Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaii
JD
1976
University of Hawaii
BA
Past Positions1 - 7 of 7
Council Floor Leader
City and County of Honolulu, Hawaii
Council Member
City and County of Honolulu, Hawaii
2013
Senator
Hawaii State Senate
1992 - 2012
Executive Officer
Office of the Lieutenant Governor
1982 - 1986
State Constitutional Convention
1978
Attorney
Current
Executive Officer
Office of the Lieutenant Governor
1982 - 1986
Other Experience1 - 20 of 20
Co Chair
Business Economic Development and Labor Committee, Hawaii Democratic Party Convention
2006
Co Chair
Business Economic Development and Labor Committee, Hawaii Democratic Party Convention
2008
Co Chair
Business Economic Development and Labor Committee, Hawaii Democratic Party Convention
2010
Co-Convenor
Honolulu Transit-Oriented Community-based Economic Development Project
Member
Board of Directors, Sexual Assault Treatment Center
Member
Japanese American Citizens League
Member
Japanese Cultural Center, Hawaii
Member
Board of Directors, Historic Hawaii Foundation
Member
Board of Directors, Hawaiian Air
Member
Hawaii Women Lawyers
Member
Hawaii Broadband Task Force
2007 - 2009
Member
National Conference of State Legislatures Executive Committee
2006 - Current
Member
Hawaii Identity Theft Task Force
2005 - 2006
Chair
Communications, Technology, and Interstate Commerce Committee
2004 - 2005
Member
National Information Infrastructure Advisory Committee (NIIAC)
1995
Member
Coordinating Committee, Hawaii Democratic Action
1985
Platform Co-Chair
State Democratic Convention
1984
Member
Policy Committee, Oahu Metropolitan Planning Organization
Former Member
Ways and Means Committee, Hawaii State Senate
Hearings Officer
Hawaii Public Employees Relations Board