Member of the following committees:

FIN - Finance
HLT - Health


  • Married to Honolulu Fire Department Captain Peter Finnegan
  • Children: Piikea and Luke


  • University of Hawaii
  • Hanalani Schools
  • Waianae High & Intermediate School
  • Makaha Elementary School


  • Senior Loan Originator, Primary Residential Mortgage
  • Entertainer, Al Harrington Show


  • Imago Dei Community Church Member
  • Aiea/Pearl City Business Association Member
  • 2002 Voyager Public Charter School Board Member
  • 2001-2003 Hawaii Republican Party Executive Committee 1st Vice Chair
  • Cagayan Valley Association of Hawaii Member
  • Advisory Board Member for the Minority Organ Tissue and Transplant Education Program
  • Moanalua Lions Club Member

National Organizations

  • Women In Government, State Officer 2002-2005
  • National Foundation of Women Legislators, 2002-2004
  • Council for State Government - West Leadership Academy Class of 2004
  • Education Commission of the States, State Committee Member (Governor's Representative)

Key Issues

  • Health Issues
  • Crime Reduction & Drug Use Prevention
  • Education Reform
  • Charter School Funding
  • Improving Business Climate
  • Senior/Elder Issues

Member of the Republican party.

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