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Karl RhoadsDEMDemocrat State Senator, District 13
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Karl A. Rhoads (born January 24, 1963) is an American politician, lawyer and a Democratic member of the Hawaii Senate since 2016 representing District 13. Rhoads previously served consecutively from 2012 to 2016 representing District 29 in the Hawaii House of Representatives and from November 2006 to 2012 in the District 28 seat.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
George Washington University
1993 - 1996
University of London
MA Soviet/Eastern European Area Studies
Andrews University
BA History/Chemistry
Past Positions1 - 9 of 9
Hawaii State Senate
2016 - Current
Hawaii State House of Representatives
2006 - 2016
Legislative Aide
Representative Marilyn B Lee
2001 - 2006
Summer Clerk
Judge Corinne K. A. Watanabe, Intermediate Court of Appeals
Legislative Assistant
Representative Eliot L Engel
1990 - 1993
Former Attorney
Perkin and Hosoda
Former Intern
United States Senator John F. Kerry
Former Legislative Aide
Representative Louise M Slaughter
Other Experience1 - 14 of 14
Board of Directors, Pacific Gateway Center
University of London, Men's Basketball
1986 - 1987
Former Member
Board of Directors, Honolulu Tower
Former Member
Downtown Neighborhood Board
Former Member
Chinatown Citizens Patrol
Former Member
Sheridan Citizens Patrol
Agriculture and Environment Committee, Hawaii State Senate
2023 - Current
Former Chair
Human Services Committee, Hawaii State Senate
Former Chair
Committee on Water and Land, Hawaii State Senate
Former Chair
Judiciary Committee, Hawaii State Senate
Former Member
Interim Task Force on Smart Growth
Former Member
Government Operations Committee, Hawaii State Senate
Former Member
Water, Land, and Agriculture Committee, Hawaii State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Judiciary and Labor Committee, Hawaii State Senate