Honolulu, Hawaii – Senate President Ronald D. Kouchi announced several new committee chairs and an addition to Senate leadership as part of the Senate's recent reorganization.
Senator Donovan Dela Cruz will be the new Ways and Means committee chair with Senator Gil Keith-Agaran serving as the Ways and Means committee vice chair.
The current Senate committee on Judiciary and Labor will be divided into two committees with Senator Brian T. Taniguchi chairing the Judiciary committee and Senator Jill N. Tokuda chairing the Labor committee.
Senator Kaiali‘i Kahele is the new Majority Whip.
These new positions are effective at the close of business on May 12, 2017.