Maui’s Souki Reaffirmed as House SpeakerNovember 15, 2016, 2:56 PM HST · Updated November 15, 2:58 PM 0 Comments
The Hawaiʻi House of Representatives Majority Caucus reaffirmed Representative Joseph M. Souki of Maui as Speaker for the 2017 legislative session.
Speaker Souki was re-elected as Speaker of the House in January 2013. He previously served as Speaker from 1993 to 1999, and Speaker Emeritus from 2000 to 2013.
He also served as Chair of the Committee on Finance, and most recently as Chair of the Committee on Transportation.
The 2017 House leadership team includes:
Speaker: Joseph M. Souki
Speaker Emeritus: Calvin K.Y. Say
Vice Speaker: John M. Mizuno
Majority Leader: Scott K. Saiki
Majority Floor Leader: Cindy Evans
Majority Whip: Ken Ito
Majority Policy Leader: Marcus R. Oshiro
Assistant Majority Leaders: Roy M. Takumi, Chris Lee and Dee Morikawa